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We make tea thoughtful + simple.

We started as San Diego's first pop-up tea bar and we've blossomed into a brand built on community. We specialize in ecommerce, tea subscriptions, events, wholesale, and more.

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We won!

San Diego Magazine named us Best Tea 2018 and Best Tea shop 2019. 

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Organic loose-leaf teas

We hand-blend our original teas at our San Diego headquarters. Sourced from all over the world, our ingredients are certified organic and Kosher, and many are fair trade.

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Paru Tea Box

Our subscription for adventurous tea lovers everywhere, filled with bonus gifts and yet-to-be-released teas.

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Tea experiences

We hold tea tastings and blending workshops in our studio. Come have fun with us and snack on the dessert pairings.

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Teawares

We carry teapots, filters, teacups, and travel tumblers to complete your tea experience.

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Wholesale and more

We stock our tea at many shops and restaurants around Southern California. We also offer custom blends, corporate workshops, tea bars, and more.

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Location

Visit our shop

3034 Cañon St
San Diego, California

Mon - Closed
Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 5pm
Friday - Saturday  10am - 6pm

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Popular blends

  • Black Hibiscus
    Regular price
    $18.00
    Sale price
    $18.00
  • Blue Chamomile
    Regular price
    $18.00
    Sale price
    $18.00
  • Earl Grey Lavender
    Regular price
    $18.00
    Sale price
    $18.00
  • Jasmine Wild
    Regular price
    $18.00
    Sale price
    $18.00
  • Citrus Mint
    Regular price
    $18.00
    Sale price
    $18.00
  • Shibuya Mint
    Regular price
    $18.00
    Sale price
    $18.00

Our collaborations

ADC Gelato

We designed an entire menu of tea flavors for An's Dry Cleaning Gelato, an Adams Avenue dessert shop.

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Seven Caves

We aged our Saigon Breakfast for 30 days in an oak rum barrel from Seven Caves Spirits, a San Diego small batch distillery dedicated to a “grain to glass” ethos. Very limited supply. 

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What people think

 I found the box and the experience completely delightful. The garnishes are inspired, and the selections are breaking me out of my "Earl Grey every day" rut. My husband and I enjoyed the blue chamomile with the garnish one Sunday evening while watching The Miniaturist on PBS. 

I just wanted to thank you for rekindling my enjoyment for the ceremony of tea. 

Torrie D.

Loved it from the first sip!!! Paru tea has soul, beauty and delicate flavors! Being a chef, I like experimenting with mixing Paru teas and other ingredients, sweet and savory. It is so pure and true and becomes an experience every time I brew it!!!

Aline B.

Best tea ever! The owner of Paru, Amy, is the sweetest, most knowledgeable person and she is SO dedicated to providing her customers with a high-end, quality product. It really can't be beat!

Kendall W.

THE COMPANY WE KEEP

  • An's Dry Cleaning Gelato
  • Pigment gift shop in North Park

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