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Mary Margaret's Tea and Biscuit

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$$ - $$$
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10 S Polk Ave, Arcadia, FL 34266-3950
11:00 - 16:00
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Englewood, Florida
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in my a light lunch with my wife. The clam chowder was really good and my wife said the same about her bisque. Staff and the owner dress in period outfits from the late 1800's. Very nice experience!

Thank Todd W
Naples, Florida
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102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are anywhere near Arcadia, FL don't miss this wonderful restaurant. The Signature Sandwich was flavorful and the cheese and turkey melted perfectly together, the asparagus a nice surprise. The Seafood bisque was as good as any we have had in high end restaurants. The bread pudding also a taste treat. The decor of antiques was beautiful and not... More 

Thank journeY34109
Bradenton, United States
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This place is so pretty and the service is excellent. Food is awesome. All homemade. I had the 1/2 AND 1/2, sandwich and soup, a half of the Hawaiian chicken wrap and a cup of the lobster bisque. Presented beautifully and delicious. My mother did the same with a 1/2 cucumber sandwich with brie cheese. She raved about her sandwich.... More 

Thank Cheryl N
Winter Haven, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Had traveled thru Arcadi for 35 years but the first time looking around the town. Neededa midway meeting spot for a 90th Birthday celebration and it was suggested we meet at Mary Margaret's, what a wonderful surprise, from the time you are greeted at door by a gentleman dressed in the time of earlier days to the diverse menu. Reasonable... More 

Thank Z7200DZfredb
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is the best restaurant in Florida. I travel to Arcadia just for lunch.....yet strolling through the antique shops is added enjoyment. Make reservations so you won't miss out on a truly great meal and Dennis in his tux.

Thank nancywC7804SP
Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Cozy little tea room, limited menu, moderate portions but very tasty. My husband had chicken salad on very tasty croissant with a side of fresh fruit, I opted for quiche Lorraine with a side of fresh fruit. Portions were adequate but not huge. We had the chocolate roll for dessert which I highly recommend. The flavor of the dessert was... More 

Thank Hognfrog
Oxfordshire England
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

A very warm greeting awaits at this charming establishment. Skylar our waiter and server was a very polite and personable young man ..... nothing was too much trouble. The coffee and tea were of excellent quality the scones, crepe and chocolate log to die for. The ambiance and decor very 20's and 30's which gave a very traditional, cosy and... More 

Thank cadillac_avenue
Fort Myers, Florida
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214 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a cute little tea room, just like their servings. The food was okay, but the portions were small. Great place for people who are light eaters. Decent prices, so I shouldn't expect big portions, The only sides they offer are fruit and cottage cheese. It wouldn't hurt to offer a pasta salad or even a bag of chips.... More 

Thank Brooklynn88
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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291 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The timeless elegance of this place makes for a lovely experience. The food was fabulous. This is a must do when in town.

Thank Robin C
Arcadia, Florida, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Set in the historic district in one of the first original malls built in the late 1800s, it is quant and comfortable. The food is very good and desserts are excellent. Service is very good and you are greeted by a gentleman in a tuxedo and top hat. Wonderful experience

Thank Steffony W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 S Polk Ave, Arcadia, FL 34266-3950
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Arcadia
  • Phone Number: 863-494-0615
We stumbled upon this place while making a short visit to this city. Our lunch was wonderful....a terrfic array of sandwiches, soups, & entrees...or you could order a "tea luncheon". The decor was fabulous and the staff both friendly and unique....we were seated by a man in tails and a top hat!!!!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?