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110 East Charles St., La Plata, MD
+1 301-392-1111
Website
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Celebrate the Tearoom in memory of my granddaughters mom yearly.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Linda M
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White Plains, Maryland
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
White Plains, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

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
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 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
Top Contributor
262 reviews 262 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 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
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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172 reviews 172 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Senior Reviewer
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
Senior Reviewer
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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Bel Alton, Maryland
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The review title was my wife's comment, and she would consider it praise. I an stingy in offering 4 stars for restaurants, but would have provided for this place except for one thing, mentioned below. Appetizer of fried pickles and cream of crab soup were both very good. Excellent breading on the pickles. My Reuben sandwich was also very good,... More 

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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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