2922 Merrick Rd. Bellmore, NY 516-308-4655
Teapot is a cozy storefront with pink walls and feminine touches: flowers, dolls, candles and even a Victorian settee.
Tea service ($18.95 per person; $29.95 for two) includes a pot of freshly brewed loose tea and a tiered platter of small sandwiches, two per person; choices include tomato and vegetable cream on whole wheat, and egg salad with baby spinach on croissant. There also are scones and pastries from the nearby Spiga bakery.Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.