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36 Ball Park Rd, Sewanee, TN 37375-2113
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Thu - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Gadsden, Alabama
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156 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a few occasions to go to business meetings at the Sewanee Inn (see my review). Really neat city with some amazing restaurants but I just found an amazing one...IvyWild. My wife joined me on the second day of my travel and I loved this place so much, I took her there for my second night in a row.... More 

Thank JimE782
Nashville, Tennessee
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77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One would never think of a place tucked away so well to serve such excellent food. Peanut soup, Duck, Filet, Grits........ And the service was excellent!

Thank WolfganginTN
Nashville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

What a gem. Decor is minimalist but staff friendly and knowledgeable. The star her is the food. Dining companion told it was the best steak she had ever had. It was excellent. Ever course was first rate.

Thank VinoMarrone
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

I have been to Ivy wild numerous times and have never been disappointed. The food was very good. The cocktail for my spouse was wonderful. I don't drink liquor but I loved it.

Thank tlwcjp
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is only open Thursday-Sunday as the owners (a Sewanee professor) works and owns another restaurant (Crossroad's Cafe). The food is incredible and they offer local cuisine with a continuously changing menu. You have to try the breaking bread!

Thank Allegra C
Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We recently ate at Ivy Wild and after several other visits, we were completely disappointed in all aspects of our meal. The service was slow, they were out of several items (2 dinner entrees - and the menu is limited to start), the portions were very small. The carrot and beet salad had about 3 slices of beets and 6... More 

Thank Susan C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This is a high-end dining experience: service, food, etc. Several years ago the portions tended to be small, but now they are more generous. A nice selection of entrees. Everything we have ever eaten at IvyWild has been excellent.

Thank jlbjr
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Pricey food. Small portions. How do restaurants get away with this? If I'm sitting there thinking about stopping at Burger King on the way home because I know I will still be hungry, there's something dreadfully wrong here. Three dots of blackberry jam across the plate as an artistic presentation to the food is automatically tantamount to exorbitant prices? NO!... More 

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Waycross, Georgia
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I highly recommend this restaurant. The wine list was very good. Great appetizers. Food was incredible. The place is rather small, so I highly recommend reservations.

Thank Susanne G
Meridian, Mississippi
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96 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We had really wanted to try Ivy Wild, but we only had time left for lunch and they did not open until 5. We will try it the next time we travel to the area!!

Thank Sally Q

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$23 - $32
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Ball Park Rd, Sewanee, TN 37375-2113
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sewanee
  • Phone Number: 931-598-9000
What a surprise to discover destination dining, hidden away in the mists of Sewanee Mountain. The inventive, chef-driven menu features local farmers, foragers, and organics. BYOB. Seating from 5 to 9 PM on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?