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Shop Update: August 28, 2020

 It is with sadness that I close Tekuno's retail shop in the Dogpatch, starting September 1st. We opened our doors right as Shelter-in-Place orders began, and it has been one of the most challenging, intensive experiences I have been fortunate to have. With the future so uncertain, it is necessary for Tekuno to temporarily go virtual so that we may reopen a shop in the future.

In the meantime, Tekuno will invest in sharing tea knowledge through its online shop, photography/videos, and collaborations with local artists. I would be grateful for your continued support via our online shop, Instagram community, and Youtube channel.

There is an idiom in Japanese tea ceremony, chadō, that says: "ichi-go, ichi-e." It translates to "one moment, one meeting," or simply that each interaction is unique and cannot be repeated; thus, each encounter is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I feel this with each person I had the fortune of meeting during Tekuno's first retail shop. I am very grateful for the memories we have shared. Since its beginning, Tekuno has existed to inspire meaningful connections through tea. I look forward to the next time we can share a cup of tea together.



Tekuno store with owner Catherine Jue
Tekuno Tea Shop San Francisco
Tekuno Tea Shop San Francisco 2
Tekuno Tea Shop San Francisco Catherine Jue

Shop Information

807 22nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Thursday-Saturday, 12pm - 5pm


We are just off the 22nd Street Caltrain Station and the 20th Street stop on the MUNI K/T lines. There is limited street parking around the area as well.


On our street, you will find our retail and restaurant friends including Hugomento, Recchiuti Chocolate, Workshop Residence, and Piccino. As well, Minnesota Art Project, Industrious Life, Dogpatch Boulders, and many more art galleries and local businesses are just a stone's throw away.