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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%
Travellers talk about
“salmon burger” (80 reviews)
“bread pudding” (34 reviews)
“dessert sampler” (19 reviews)
American, Fast food, 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 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to visit whenever we are in the Gatlinburg area. BUT, they really need to do reservations a better way. Calling, Leaving a voice mail, with no conformation, or text reply, SUCKS! The sign in book, once you arrive,...More

1  Thank Michael J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went to the wild plum while on vacation. The place was awesome. The service was polite and attentive. I had the salmon burger and was surprised and very happy with my choice. The food and tea were incredible and would recommend to anyone who...More

1  Thank Walter T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a perfect destination for a lunch with friends. The food and tea were fantastic from beginning to end. Start with a cup of their hot tea! It has a fall spice flavor and is served with an orange slice. We had the hot...More

Thank Jstend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed in the lack of Southern Hospitality and without that welcoming touch why bother. Made reservations for a special birthday lunch. Evidently reservations don’t really matter because we waited another thirty minutes outside in the cold before we were even acknowledged. At least someone...More

Thank 55328Dee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lobster Puff (and everything else we had) was delicious! Staff was friendly and atmosphere was charming. The best restaurant meal that we had in Gatlinburg! Notes - Reservations are a must! Credit cards are not accepted.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 28 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 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 16 February 2018 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
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
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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