Tea House and Event Space

at the historic Union Building 151 Mill Street Grass Valley,CA 95945 


Tea House | Monday-Thursday 3pm-5pm

Happy hour | Wednesday & Thursday 5pm-6pm

poke bowls | Wednesday & Thursday 6pm-9pm

This historically-rich, recently-renovated upscale facility features a clean, open plan with a floating bamboo floor throughout, elevated stage/seating area in the large studio space, comfortable couches throughout, original exposed brick walls, charming painted bamboo pillars, hand-painted Buddhist scrolls (tankas), natural light from large windows front and back.

The Tao Te Cafe Tea House features high mountain teas along with beer, wine, bubbly, sake-tails and poke bowls served from a hand-made, live-edge walnut bar with locally sourced manzanita accents.

Now serving tea four afternoons each week.

Poke bowls served on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.


Tao Te Cafe at the Union Building

The Union Building at 151 Mill Street became the location of the Grass Valley Daily Union in 1906, when the paper was owned by William F. Prisk. Learn more here

Body Balance Academy offers Tai Chi, Kung Fu and Qi Gong programs upstairs. Visit the Body Balance Academy website to learn more.