Tea and Tranquility in the Japanese Tea Garden

Intimate Japanese tea garden, gorgeous views, and serene vibes!

Come and explore the original beauty and splendor that the Japanese Tea Garden San Francisco has to deliver. With natively beautiful Japanese plants,  amazing zen gardens, and serene koi ponds; you can't help but feel the tranquil and serene energy that the Japanese tea garden possesses. This 'Japanese Village' was originally created in 1894 and pays homage to the original design with such features as the arched drum bridges and stone paths. Head over to the brand new Tea House and meditate over a cup of tea while enjoying delicious refreshments and the amazing fortune that awaits inside every bowl of rice and crackers! Such an amazing place to relax and release with botanical views that are sooo worth it! 

Perfect For

  • Japanese Garden

  • Peaceful time at the park

  • Tea garden date for two

  • Personal tea garden date

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Location & Hours

Mon9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Tue9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Wed9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Thu9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Fri9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Sat9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Sun9:00 AM - 5:45 PM


  1. Arrive at the Japanese Tea Garden
  2. Walk along the stone paths and soak in the gorgeous nature
  3. Watch for the kois swimming in the koi ponds
  4. Meditate over a cup of tea at the Tea House
  5. Share your fortune with your friends and take a quick pic
  6. Smell the flowers and admire the cherry blossoms in the garden
  7. Grab a souvenir from the gift shop to commemorate a day well spent

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Q & A

No pets allowed in the Tea Garden.

Rules & Safety

San Francisco Resident Fees:

Child-$3.00, Youth-$4.00, Adult-$7.00

Non-Resident Fees:

Child- $3.00, Youth- $7.00, Adult- $12.00

Summer (3/1 through 10/31): 9:00 am to 5:45 pm

Winter (11/1 through 2/28): 9:00 am to 4:45 pm ​


Free hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9 AM-10 AM; $7-12 daily