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Potpourri House

3320 Troup Hwy, Ste 300, Tyler, TX 75701-8395
+1 903-592-4171
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“potato bar” (11 reviews)
“soup” (22 reviews)
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3320 Troup Hwy, Ste 300, Tyler, TX 75701-8395
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ visited this restaurant at a luncheon. There was a nice buffet available. There is also a limited menu offered, but nice variety. Everything was nicely presented and As tasty as it appeared to be. The service was excellent. The waiters were friendly and efficient....More

Thank caper2
Reviewed July 23, 2018

This is a long time Tyler go-to for lunch (in particular) and they have a dress shop and a small home décor store. It is often considered just for the ladies. However, the guys can enjoy good food as much as the ladies at this...More

Thank charlesaO1343VO
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Our entire group had the salad bar & it was wonderful. Staff was very professional. Can’t wait to return!

Thank Diane C
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Its so good, I will adjust my schedule. My favorite salad bar in town. NOTE: if you NEED pimento cheese after the restaurant has closed, you can still get a quart packed and brought up front. Service is always friendly and well trained. Plus, shopping...More

Thank JoyMcH
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Been eating here for years - LOVE the salad bar buffet. Just wish they would serve their cream of portobello mushroom soup on the first Saturday of the month - that's usually when we come to Tyler, and I never get to have my favorite...More

Thank catw0man77
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Great service especially for a banquet. Food is always excellent. Ladies enjoy the gift shop. Menu selection is good. The soup, salad,potato bar is always fresh and well stocked.

Thank edgD7182UJ
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Took our motorcoach group here for lunch. Can't get over their quickness and efficiency. Diners had three choices and each one was a good choice. Can also shop there and the shopping area was as good as the food area. Our group liked this stop...More

Thank CHazen
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is in a large strip mall. The restaurant is half gift shop, so you can walk around before or after your meal of you like, and half restaurant. We took our grandmother for lunch here and she really enjoyed it. The food was...More

Thank KG_TXtraveler
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Legendary location where the ladies can enjoy a nice meal and also a fashion show. The food is great and the live music is nice on certain evenings.

Thank slmnsam
Reviewed August 19, 2017

We were so very impressed by the excellent quality of service and food. Our guests had severe food allergies and the staff took such good care of us and never made our guests feel like a burden. A very rare quality indeed. The food was...More

1  Thank Irishlandscape
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Starlight M
March 17, 2017|
Response from ArisMiniMom | Reviewed this property |
This is a casual dress restaurant And as for it being for the rich crowd I highly doubt it. If you want great food and excellent prices and casual dress look up FD's Grill House, in my opinion the food is way better and so... More
Debbie A
December 8, 2015|
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Response from Gleda B | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not cater.
May 23, 2015|
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Response from Louis S | Reviewed this property |
The Potpourri House is my wife's favorite restaurant in this entire area. A terrific salad bar, great food, a wonderful gift and shopping area for the ladies, and on Friday night, while she shops, I can enjoy the jazz combo.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3320 Troup Hwy, Ste 300, Tyler, TX 75701-8395
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Tyler
  • Phone Number: +1 903-592-4171
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Les and Carol Ellsworth opened The Potpourri House in September 1982 as a tea room in a yellow 1904 Victorian home on Front Street in Tyler. The Ellsworths made many trips to Europe to furnish the new restaurant - and every piece of furniture could be purchased by customers, including their table and chairs! Several years later, The Potpourri House moved to the Off Broadway Shopping Center and incorporated a Victorian-themed garden, with a Women's Boutique and Gift Shop. Our current 16,000 square foot location at 3320 Troup Highway has been the home of Potpourri since 1998 and continues the tradition of being Tyler's most unique shopping and dining experiences. The Potpourri House is the perfect event venue for your business meeting, seminar, fundraiser, luncheon, family reunion, wedding, wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, baby shower, award ceremony, birthday party, anniversary party, Christmas party, graduation party - whatever the occasion! Let us cater an event at your location for up to 800 people. The Ellsworth family still owns and operates the Potpourri House over 30 years later and believes in supporting family relationships.We seek to instill our values into the business at every level, including being closed on Sundays and major holidays to allow our staff to enjoy time with their own families. Whether you come to dine, shop or celebrate, the Potpourri experience is like none other in East Texas!
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