We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Spice & Tea Exchange

170 Church St Ste A, Charleston, SC 29401-3141
+1 843-965-8300
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Cool Place!

Great place for your taste buds to have an exotic vacation! The staff was nice and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rick E
,
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Yummy and unique

We thoroughly enjoyed smelling each of the different products and tasting the multitude of samples... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cmsdrama
,
Columbus, MS
via mobile
Read all 64 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Begin the adventure by exploring the finest in savory spices, gourmet teas and seasonings. Our cooking herbs, spice blends and rubs are hand-selected for your cooking pleasure. Our gourmet teas are enjoyed by tea lovers across the nation. A culinary delight awaits you inside our site. We combine traditional and exotic gourmet spices, cooking herbs and seasonings from around the globe in the preparation of our 60+ hand-mixed signature blends and rubs. Packaging by the ounce allows you to experiment as you journey through our vast selection of spices and seasonings. Be forewarned! Many of our customers tell us that shopping with us for your gourmet seasoning needs is addictive. You just might find yourself opening up one of our quaint spice franchises in YOUR hometown.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“spice mixes” (3 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
“salts” (16 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION
170 Church St Ste A, Charleston, SC 29401-3141
CONTACT
Website
+1 843-965-8300
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Charleston
from US$24.00
More Info
from US$20.00
More Info
from US$26.00
More Info
from US$65.00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (64)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"spice mixes"
in 3 reviews
"rice"
in 2 reviews
"salts"
in 16 reviews
"shop"
in 15 reviews
"gifts"
in 3 reviews
"purchase"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for your taste buds to have an exotic vacation! The staff was nice and very knowledgeable. Great ideas for the common uses to spice up your tea and meals!

Thank Rick E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed smelling each of the different products and tasting the multitude of samples available. It was a great way to sell their product! Worked on me! I got a super yummy spice mix and was even given instructions on multiple ways to use...More

Thank cmsdrama
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

What a little gem of a store! The girl working there was wonserful. Very sweet and informative. Spices, different flavored salts, different flavored sugars. Some spicy others good for baking. This is a must stop for all foodies and wanna be foodies. Ended up buy...More

Thank Claire M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Interesting spice combinations and a knowledgeable staff member who told entertaining stories make this a fun stop.

Thank Thedrstwo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I have been to this shop several times when visiting the Charleston, S.C. area. It is very conveniently located next to the famous Charleston market. Though the prices are not cheap, it has a very extensive and interesting selection of loose teas, spices, spice blends,...More

1  Thank bchrzan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

WOW! Amazing the amount of variety they carry. From all different types of salts and mixed salts to an array of pre-mixed spices. The tea section is delicious as well. Worth every penny. Explore your senses!

Thank Dayamí A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

As soon as you walk in, you are transported. The smell of the freshly ground spices is wonderful! A franchise but still a great place for small gifts for the home chef. They have a huge variety (hundreds) of spices, teas and flavored salts and...More

Thank Shelliu
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The fact that there were large jars of spices, various teas and an amazing array of 'flavored' salts to smell was the best part of this visit. Knowledgeable store staff could suggest what dishes or food preps to use the various spices and salts with....More

Thank SherylBensonP
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

On the south side of the Market in Charleston a few stores up Water Street, this gem of a store has many spices, blends, salts, peppers and teas. If you like to cook this is a must see to take home what you have not...More

Thank Kerry G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 June 2017

not sure what is more impressive, the stock in store or the knowledge and helpfulness of staff!, Between tastings and interaction you will leave with something to enjoy!!

Thank CoachK2525
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 63 hotels in Charleston
French Quarter Inn
3,209 reviews
.03 km away
Market Street Inn
13 reviews
.09 km away
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District
2,525 reviews
.10 km away
The Spectator Hotel
643 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Kilwins Chocolate and Ice Cream
381 reviews
.07 km away
Hank's Seafood Restaurant
3,692 reviews
.13 km away
Anson Restaurant
730 reviews
.12 km away
Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe
1,405 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre
620 reviews
.04 km away
The Powder Magazine
110 reviews
.15 km away
Charleston Crafts
7 reviews
.10 km away
Escape in 60
539 reviews
.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Spice & Tea Exchange staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit