What the Press is saying

7x7
As the name suggests, this is a chai lover's playground. . . . Whether you're a chai novice or enthusiast, there's something for every type of chai drinker here.
Colleen Fogerty
Where to Find the Best Chai in San Francisco
October 31, 2016
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7x7
Calling all chai lovers: The Chai Bar by David Rio features teas with varying levels of spiciness and sweetness. . . .
Melissa Davis
San Francisco's Most Intoxicating Gourmet Tea Houses
July 6, 2016
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InStyle
Chai Bar opened last May on San Francisco's Market Street and serves a wide range of David Rio chai products, as well as locally roasted fair-trade coffee, house-made tea-infused elixirs, and sophisticated bites.
Courtney Higgs
These Are the 5 Best Coffee Shops in San Francisco
May 31, 2016
InStyle
Fresh Cup Magazine
Then something curious began to happen: fans of David Rio would show up at the office, hoping for a chai made by the experts. . . . "They would come to San Francisco, come to our offices, and expect a café. That told us we need a space."
Cory Eldridge
Chai Bar
May 26, 2016
Fresh Cup Magazine
Tea in a Coffee Shop
If you've ordered a chai in San Francisco, there's a decent chance it was courtesy of David Rio. And if you haven't heard the name David Rio, there's a decent chance you will now that the first retail location has opened its doors. . . .
Alyssa Oursler
Before It Was Cool: Chai Bar
February 15, 2016
Tea in a Coffee Shop
Thrillist
This sleek, new(ish) space has everything going for it: lots of comfortable seating, a lively productive-feeling vibe (without being too crowded), cool local art, all the chai (and coffee) you could possibly want . . . .
Amy Copperman
The Best Places In SF To Camp Out With Your Laptop
October 6, 2015
Thrillist
SF Gate
They knew the instant they nailed the recipe. "A good chai makes you feel happy and invigorated, and is soothing all at the same time," Miura says.
Tienlon Ho
Chai Bar by David Rio: Choose your chai
July 15, 2015
SF Gate
SF Weekly
It's a pleasant departure from the long run of coffee-centric cafes that have been sprouting up along Mid-Market . . . .
Peter Lawrence Kane
Checkin' in on Mid-Market's Chai Bar
July 8, 2015
SF Weekly
SFGate
Attention Market Street commuters: You now have a new caffeinated beverage emporium for your morning fix.
Sarah Fritsche
Chai Bar by David Rio now open on Market Street
May 19, 2015
SFGate
SF Eater
Intended to cater to a variety of customers, the comfortable, wifi-equipped interior includes "lounge-style" seating that lends itself to solo chai enthusiasts or groups.
Ellen Fort
Chai Bar Brings Fresh Perspective to Mid-Market's Coffee Corridor
May 19, 2015
SF Eater
Hoodline
Lovers of chai, you now have a destination to fulfill all your cravings.
Nuala Sawyer
Chai Bar Opens On Market Street Today
May 19, 2015
Hoodline
Hoodline
A unique new venture will soon be opening its doors on Market Street in the form of Chai Bar, a project from Scott Lowe and Rio Miura of David Rio.
Nuala Sawyer
Chai Bar Coming To Market Street In Mid-April
March 20, 2015
Hoodline
SF Eater
You may not have heard of David Rio, but if you like drinking chai, there's a good chance you've sampled their tea blends, which are served at the likes of La Boulange, The Grove, DeLessio Markets, Little Griddle, and Darwin Cafe.
Allie Pape
David Rio to Open Mid-Market Cafe and Chai Bar
August 5, 2014
SF Eater