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Buttonwillow Civil War Dinner Theater

Open Now: 10:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Open today: 10:45 AM - 9:00 AM
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Whitwell, TN

I have been to and experienced this production. It is most wonderful! Serious, comical and full of... read more

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Buttonwillow Civil War Dinner Theatre

Wonderful. To start with the dinner was absolutely wonderful. They had great 👍 service too. Then... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2018
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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We offer a unique step back into America's past, complete with period meal and a moving drama. Our audiences are surrounded by an authentic Civil War performance hall, complete with accurate costuming, music and genuine Civil War history. We are...more
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1060 Main Street, Whitwell, TN 37397-5055
+1 423-309-1667
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been to and experienced this production. It is most wonderful! Serious, comical and full of history. We were well accommodated and treated with respect by this wonderful couple! I'm excited to see this production in Pigeon Forge! And by the way, the meal...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful. To start with the dinner was absolutely wonderful. They had great 👍 service too. Then after dinner was the play. It was so informative and entertaining. It’s hard to believe a play can give good info from earlier times in the states and yet...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Koreyc347
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

The Theater was beautiful,felt like I stepped back in time.Excellent food and wonderful performance.I really learned a lot about the history of our country. Great mix of comedy and history.The actors were so realistic to the time period. Excellent service and wonderful gift shop with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chesneyland
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We have been here three times with different people to introduce them to this great Civil War dinner theater. You enter the building and walk through the gift shop to be seated family style at large, long tables with table cloths. The host and owner...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

I took a charter bus of 56 from our St. Clair County Baptist Association. We were overcharged $80+ . Steve said he would reimburse my credit card about 3 weeks ago but he hasn’t and now he, conveniently, will not answer his phone.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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T9960SIsamuelt, Owner at Buttonwillow Civil War Dinner Theater, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

This complaint came out of the blue for us. We had no idea that we had overcharged this group, it is not our policy, of course. We had a standing ovation with her group. We had extended extra time to members of this group and...More

Reviewed November 19, 2018

Guaranteed Entertainment! No one will walk away from your group disappointed on this one.... the food is great and the theater presentation is both entertaining and educational! You'll learn things that you never knew. Very interesting for all ages! Must see...no joke...seriously ya gotta see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fred T
Reviewed November 4, 2018

The food is good. The show is not racist or north vs south, it is educational. He is telling facts, many of which are not taught in schools. Very interesting and humorous. He also challenges people to do their research.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Voyage18949824578
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

A must go for history lovers! My son and I enjoyed the authentic costumes, and set, the whole performance was riveting! We both enjoy history and appreciated the time Mr Gibson spent talking to us. We had delicious dinner of chicken, stuffing, biscuits and vegetables....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank divingmolly
Reviewed July 2, 2018

I just went there again last week (again)! This place is one of our family's favorite fun dinners. We really enjoy the food and learn more every time we go! Thanks for a great time!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kim G
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

This most recent time was the second visit to the dinner theatre. Stepping back in time to learn a bit about the history of 1860’s that no one knows or talks about. Learned about the culture, customs and traditions of the time all with a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Sahana S
December 29, 2015|
Response from jdquarles |
Their website says vegetarian meals are available with advance notice. Reservations are required, so I assume you would make that request when you make your reservations.