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Ray’s Cafe & Teahouse


When Grace Chen came to Philadelphia nearly 30 years ago, coffee wasn’t really a “thing” yet. She opened Ray’s Café & Tea House, where science, art, and conversation meet to create a one-of-a-kind experience.

Address: 141 North 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107