Wellness Destination: Calabash Tea Bar and Cafe, Washington, DC

Photo by  On the Grid

Photo by On the Grid

DC folks and visitors: Do yourself a favor and visit Calabash Tea and Tonic if you’re looking for a cozy spot to get delicious (and healthy) teas, tonics, kombucha on tap, and yummy vegan baked goods. Calabash’s flagship location is in the Shaw Neighborhood of DC (with plans for opening another location in the Brookland Neighborhood of DC).

Photo by  On the Grid

Photo by On the Grid

The owner of Calabash, Sunyatta Amen comes from a family herbalists with roots in Jamaica and Cuba and a deep knowledge of teas, tonics, and herbs to be used for various ailments or health woes.

The calming surroundings of Calabash make it a nice spot to meet up for a variety of reasons: for tourists interested in healthy fare, for friends to catch up, a cozy place for dates, or a spot in close proximity to Howard University for study sessions.


Calabash Tea Bar and Cafe : 1847 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001


Mon — 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tues — 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wed — 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thurs — 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Fri — 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Sat — 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Sun — 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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