dealsexotic iced teas collection for $54.95 + shipping

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I have a Teavana near me, and I can say a few things about this place. One: They are more desperate for sales than a used car dealer. They seem to treat their employees horribly. Their products are GROSSLY overpriced, and nothing is complete without a $100 for two ounces of white tea, because black/green/rooibos tea is not for drinking on its own, according to them.

Honestly, the only thing I go there for is their tea tumblers, with the glass being super fragile, and the aluminum having a few issues with the push button top not popping back up. So if you are going to order, look at tumblers, but buying tea from this place is a waste of money and they should only be used for reference.

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I'd just like to say I check prices on any hardware I get and it is usually cheaper at other places.
That being said, I do enjoy their tea. I got a can and only get about $7 worth of Samurai Chi, which lasts me months, since I do not drink it often.

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@logancolerose: By a can, how much are you talking about? Since the cans themselves cost about $5 or so when you first buy it.. but you can bring your own can back in if you go in-store (And they certainly push that tin, lol). Then their cheapest tends to be about $3 or so an ounce. That Samurai Chai is $6.20 for two ounces, so I can see if you only drink a glass or two a day, re-using the tea-leaves (you can re-use real tea-leaves a time or two), it might last a while.

Btw, I haven't bought it from Teavana, but they sell pu-erh tea. If you like ginger, then a mix of pu-erh and ginger, at... I think a 2 or 3/1 (pu/gin) ration is a super tasty tea that settles stomachaches and headaches.

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@geredeth: I used to frequent Teavana years ago (I've since moved to a city without one), and I always thought they had a great selections at reasonable prices. I would usually only end up buying a cup of tea instead of any of their retail, and while they were definitely sales focused, it wasn't really obnoxious. Maybe that's just the way yours is run? Although it's possible the focus has changed considerably since the last time I've been.
I bought several Yixing pots from them in the $20-$40 range. They may have been overpriced, but not by much, and they weren't as easily attained otherwise then.

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The hardware at Teavana is so expensive. I cant comment on the quality, because Ive never purchased anything. But their basics stuff, like single-cup tea balls, are in the $14 range. Thats just INSANE. Sure the use very fine-holes, but you can get a product with similar quality for $7 other places.

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This isn't too bad a deal if you like these fruity teas and need some tins, although for those of us who can't get enough caffeine they will fall a bit short in the energy department.

I like Teavana because it's the only thing in my area that has anywhere near the selection and the ability to take a whiff of what you're considering. Definitely pricey, though; our grocery store charges ~ $2 an ounce for loose tea, while Teavana starts there and can run over $10 an ounce.

edit: I just noticed that the code works on anything over $30... nice!

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I just stocked up, or I would jump on this. My favorite (Golden Monkey black) tea there is pretty pricey, but I re-use the leaves and get 4 cups from each teaspoon. If you haven't tried re-using the leaves, you are definitely not getting your moneys worth. I got a glass mug there as part of a set and it is really sturdy. I've dropped it a few times and it hasn't even chipped.

I have their perfect tea maker - it works great but is such a pain in the neck to clean I don't use it as much as I would. I wouldn't recommend it. I bought one of the cast iron tea sets as a gift for someone and they LOVE it.

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@geredeth: You're so wrong! I LOVE Teavana! The tea is amazing & priced around $9-$13 per ounce. Ya get what you pay for & this is the best.

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@dnlkolender: I dunno...unless their tea is going to make me shed 20 pounds and get rid of this awful skin condition, I can't see how $9-13/oz. is "getting what you pay for."