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Wild Plum Tea Room

555 Buckhorn Rd, Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-5921
+1 865-436-3808
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon burger” (72 reviews)
“bread pudding” (34 reviews)
“dessert sampler” (19 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
555 Buckhorn Rd, Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-5921
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few years ago my friend and I brought our husbands to the Wild Plum Tea Room for lunch, as it has been a favorite of ours for years. When asked for his order, my friend's husband replied, "A burger and a beer!" Neither were...More

Thank T S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place. I was not expecting to get one of the best burgers I have ever had when we came to this spot but man was it a surprise. I had one of the best burgers ever here. The lobster pie had...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been here in the past, we knew to make reservations. It is a bit difficult to get a healthy meal in the Gatlinburg area, but this Tea Room provides just that!! It is wonderful for a vegan diet. The beet salad is superb and...More

Thank Dinah W
Reviewed 12 February 2018

My husband and I had an early Valentine's lunch here. We were both pleased with his chicken salad, dill pea salad, and my vegan bowl (wild rice, squash, green beans in vegetable stock). With plum tea and complimentary cinnamon walnut muffins/side of plum jelly how...More

Thank TravelinT62_13
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Every time I go to Gatlinburg, which is quite often since I live about 50 minutes away, I visit this wonderful little tea room. I have read some reviews that have been complaining about long waits. When you come to the Wild Plum, you must...More

Thank Kristi H
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We usually stop in at this restaurant whenever we are in the area in season. The setting is nice, it's in an older house surrounded by trees. The food is good, the chicken salad sandwich is the best I have ever had. However, the service...More

1  Thank Melinda H
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We have visited this place a few times and the service keeps getting worse as does the quality of the food. The only thing I order now is the Plum Tea, which you can make at home and not go through the hassle of waiting...More

3  Thank donaldhF6487HR
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I have been going to the Tea Room for years. Well the Lobster Puff was good, but getting smaller. I was very upset when I ordered a glass of Chardonnay and it was really dark and tasted like it was turning bad. They kept insisting...More

5  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I was in the Wild Plum Tea Room in October. My husband and about 25 other people sat outside the restaurant waiting for a table for over an hour and a half. You had to sign in at the front (there was no hostess) and...More

3  Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I had read all the reviews on this sweet little restaurant and knew I had to go. What a great experience, but get there early. Because of the fire last year they are short staffed. Our table was on the enclosed porch, we could still...More

Thank Jane T
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Amanda H
8 June 2017|
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Response from Michael J | Reviewed this property |
The trolley does pass in front of the Wild Plum. I'm sure the driver would stop and let people off. Not sure exactly where a pick-up stop is, but the trolley driver would be able to help with schedules and times.
28 May 2017|
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Response from angelika a | Reviewed this property |
yes, they do!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Buckhorn Rd, Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-5921
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-3808
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