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The Stanford Tea Room

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555 E Stanford St, Bartow, FL 33830-4751 (Between Hendry and Jackson)
+1 863-533-2393
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

It was a Great place for a special BBC with Tea Room and dinning experience with a menu that offered you an enchanting vision of you meal just from the read. Formally the site of the Movie MY GIRL and numerous Weddings, Stately and Business functions is now under new private ownership and with No Trespassing signs posted through the... More 

1 Thank Ted R
Bartow, Florida
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Change in ownership. The inn is now for sale. Hopefully someone will buy for either private home or rekindle the bed and breakfast model.

1 Thank ufgator1993
Lakeland, Florida
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

This is part of a bed and breakfast operation in a huge historic home on E. Stanford St. not far from downtown. The food was delicious and carefully prepared, but very tiny portions, and very expensive for what you get. The dining room is very pleasant, as are the porch and the grounds. I have heard rumors that the business... More 

1 Thank Charles L
Bartow, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Our Red Hats chooses to go out for lunches here at least 1x yr with always returning as a group or individuals, They are also available now on mainstreet as Stanford on Main with their same menu plus the special coffees. I am sure it is just as great there but has not been listed at their new address of... More 

1 Thank jan l
Tampa, Florida
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 June 2012

After looking for a tea room to take my mother for Mother's Day, I heard about the Stanford Inn and how My Girl was filmed there and decided to try it out. We both had a wonderful time! When we arrived, the owner, Tony, greeted us at the door and asked where we would like to sit. Because the place... More 

1 Thank sbesse3
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2012

Ive been to the Stanford inn twice. The first time was for the Sunday brunch. The omlet was good but everything else was cold and we were the first guests there. Food must have been sitting out for awhile. The second time was for lunch. Not worth the prices. Food was cold again. I don't think they can handle a... More 

1 Thank Hiebert5
Harrington, Maine
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2012

A bit over blown to me ... since the setting was nice but, portions were minimum for the price ... someone else was paying so I kept silent and smiled ... just not my "Cup of tea" .

1 Thank walt1929
Marion, Illinois
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2012

Three of us ordered Cora’s Afternoon Tea at 18.50 a meal. Our meal was served on one 3-tiered tray and consisted of 4 very mini finger sandwiches, 3 open faced cucumber breads, 1 1/2 peanut butter cookies, 3 mini brownie wedges and 3 small scones. You call this lunch? That left 2 finger sandwiches the size of a golf ball... More 

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Parrish, Florida
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156 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2011

Well, I'm not actually reviewing the Tea Room. I have not yet broken down and gone to a "tea room" with my wife. One day, when old and senile, it might happen, but not yet. We spent a night at the Stanford Inn and had dinner. For dinner, the restaurant goes by 555 Stanford. We shared the shrimp and grits... More 

1 Thank ParrishGuy
Orlando, Florida
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2011

Dining in the grand old home used in the "My Girl" movie is novel, but being able to enjoy the food and service is what will keep us coming back. The menu is well thought out and offers great choices. The service was prompt and we were well watched over by our server. The husband and wife owners both stopped... More 

2 Thank MarianCWright

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 31
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 E Stanford St, Bartow, FL 33830-4751
    (Between Hendry and Jackson)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Bartow
  • Phone Number: +1 863-533-2393
Our dinner menu features 5 unique options in each category. Our intimate menu will offer several chef specials that will change nightly. 555 is "the place" in Polk County for fine dining. Be prepared to make it your favorite restaurant!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?