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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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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon burger” (72 reviews)
“bread pudding” (33 reviews)
“soup” (54 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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555 Buckhorn Rd, Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-5921
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1 - 10 of 755 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I almost hate to tell anyone about this place for fear it will get too popular. Myself and six friends visited the Wild Plum on a Monday in October in the heart of the fall foliage onslaught. Every leaf peeper in the world seemed to...More

Thank susie33634
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We finally had the chance to visit the Wild Plum Tea Room outside Gatlinburg, TN last week. It is a lovely, quaint little spot with a very comforting and cozy atmosphere. Although you may have to wait for a table (the place is popular and...More

Thank markhazelton65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and outstanding service. We went on Oct 31, and they do not take reservations in Oct, so the wait was an hour and 30 minutes. It was worth it. I have NEVER said that about any restaurant with a wait! I had the...More

Thank antiquelover2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and wonderful very special tea. Staff shortage caused delays of over an hour. We still very much enjoyed our visit there. My lobster pie was filled with delicious claw meat and far more lobster than one might expect. Others enjoyed Bison Burgers stuffed...More

Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come every year. This year was a bit different in the fact that they have a staff shortage due to the fires. We did wait along with several others 2 hrs for a table and yes half the restaurant was empty. Hopefully she will...More

Thank warfster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always come here on our trips to Pigeon Forge. The food is delicious! We were seated by a window & noticed several wasps. Soon after one stung me on my neck. We told the waitress & she just blew it off. She didn’t offer...More

1  Thank Driggs51553
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Wild Plum Tea Room for lunch. I had the lobster pie. It was definitely not for someone on a diet, with heavy cream and a crusted top, and large chunks of Lobster tail. But it was the most incredible dish I have...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Menu selection and food were exceptional. The service was great too, even though they were shorthanded. 7 in our party & everyone loved their choice of lunch specials. We shared 3 different desserts. All very good! We arrived early, but line had already formed on...More

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Amanda H
9 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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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