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110 East Charles St., La Plata, MD
+1 301-392-1111
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 11
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely lunch

I enjoy the Royal Tea Room every time I go. If you do not have a taste for tea, the experience might be lost on you. But if you do, RTR is wonderful. Choose your teacup, choose your tea, and enjoy it with traditional honey or sugar cubes. The service is friendly and the menu is interesting and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
GinaNairn
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33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I enjoy the Royal Tea Room every time I go. If you do not have a taste for tea, the experience might be lost on you. But if you do, RTR is wonderful. Choose your teacup, choose your tea, and enjoy it with traditional honey or sugar cubes. The service is friendly and the menu is interesting and yummy. I... More 

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White Plains, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My granddaughter and I started going here 7 yrs ago,for a toast of tea to her mommy. We lost her to breast cancer 8 years ago. We are treated with the utmost respect and service. They have the best crab soup and sandwiches around. The chicken salad is delicious, along with the salads and desserts. I recommend this very highly.

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La Plata, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I've been here many times and never been disappointed. Food is always fresh and good...sometimes exceptional. So nice to get away from chains for a truly local experience.

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King George, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I am in love with the tea room. I don't even like tea. The food, the staff, the atmosphere....its all amazing. It is worth every penny we spend there. Be warned- this is not fast food so if you are in a hurry, plan to come another day when you can fully enjoy the experience.

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Hughesville, MD
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158 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My friend and I decided to do the Afternoon Tea Service at 12:30p This was a nice relaxing way to spend the afternoon and catch up on girl talk. We were given an extensive list of tea flavors and chose the Pumpkin Spice tea. I was a little disappointed that there was only a hint of pumpkin flavor. After adding... More 

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White Plains, Maryland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

My wife took me here after church today for lunch and I was totally unprepared for the experience. While its not a guy place; it is an excellent date lunch place, so much more elegant and intimate than going to a chain place like Panera. Great place for a lunch date with your lady! I had the Reuben sandwich with... More 

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Pa
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183 reviews 183 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We just happened to get off of this exit when travelling and stopped here for lunch. I had a Monte Cristo sandwich which was spectacular. Overall, we had a delightful lunch though they were a little slow getting the food out but it was hot and fresh when we got it.

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La Plata, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

That's a great Start but the food IS the star of the show. A cup of crab soup is amazing...the flavor is 2nd to none. I love that you pick your own tea cup and saucer. The wait staff are exceptional too.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had a tea party for my 8 year old niece here. We had a blast and the staff was wonderful. I love the look of the establishment and appreciated how they were able to alter the princess tea on the menu to my niece and her friends liking. We have visited many times and enjoy going to have tea during... More 

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Indian Head, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

the crab cake was delicious and so was the crab soup service was very good ,made a few errors however that is expected. food took A long time but that is normal on a busy day i would definitely recommend

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 110 East Charles St., La Plata, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  La Plata
  • Phone Number: +1 301-392-1111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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