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Calabash Garden Tea Room

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10152 Beach Drive Southwest, Calabash, NC 28467
910.579.9500
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11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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  • 29
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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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Cutest little place, some of the best customer service ever! I had brunch with a family friend here and I couldn't have been more please. The food was wonderful. This little place is absolutely adorable, if you haven't visited yet I suggest you do.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Cindy M
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Hollywood, Florida
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Hollywood, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Cutest little place, some of the best customer service ever! I had brunch with a family friend here and I couldn't have been more please. The food was wonderful. This little place is absolutely adorable, if you haven't visited yet I suggest you do.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I'm not a tea person exactly and I was not crazy about the teas we had. I'm not sure which menu items we had but all the items were good. The decor is nice. The staff is friendly. They're are hats and boas to wear there. I think some of these could be updated. My daughter was given a choice... More 

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Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Small quaint and first class tea room in Calabash NC. Kathy the owner prepares all the food and only uses the best ingredients. Her Tea menu choices are extensive and her Tomatoe bisque soup which is homemade is to die for. Clean and well-maintained with friendly and knowledgable staff. Go in the bathroom and put on your choice of hats... More 

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Pomfret, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My daughters and I love tea we try to find a tea house where ever we go be it on vacation or seasonal tea time. I found this place last year online and we started our daughter and mom tradition. The staff is so welcoming and the food is perfect for tea. There is a great gift shop and I... More 

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Knoxville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This was our 3rd visit to the tea room and it was delightful as always. One of the members of our party has food aversions due to chemo and they were wonderful about working with us to make sure all the sandwiches were something everyone would enjoy. My 2 1/2 yr old dines with us and they even had a... More 

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My first trip to Calabash was two years ago and I visited the tea room with my daughter. The décor is so quaint that you feel like you have stepped back in time. The entire "tea experience" was magical, from your first sip of tea to your last bite of a scrumptious dessert. The owner and her staff made us... More 

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Southern Shores, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Hidden away in Calabash, NC, is one of the nicest tearooms I have visited. The ultimate tea luncheon is very nice, and the selection of teas amazing. The host and owner Cathy, is so friendly and accommodating. My daughter and I frequent as much as we can, and when we have guests in town, we take them there. It is... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Such a sweet little place, decorated in just the way a Tea shop should be. I thought the price was totally reasonable for what we received. I read other reviews which mentioned the amount of food. No, you won't get stuffed; but that's not the idea. It is meant to be a civilized bit of sweet & savory. We were... More 

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charlotte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Over Labor Day weekend four good friends treated themselves to a girls weekend at Sunset Beach. I think we all would say that the Calabash Garden Tearoom was the highlight. I think it set the tone for our time away. It was SO very lovely, the food was delicious, the service was excellent. It was one of the gals'birthday and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The High Tea lunch was not worth the money. It wasn't even a full sandwich. I've been to real Ta Houses, they serve you a full sandwich and pot of tea. This is nice to pick up loose leaf teas but not for food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10152 Beach Drive Southwest, Calabash, NC 28467
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Calabash
  • Phone Number: 910.579.9500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm

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