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Potpourri House

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3320 Troup Hwy, Ste 300, Tyler, TX 75701-8395
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed it, it wasn't the best portions the server was very nice, she took care of us real well. Overall the experience is good

Thank Fedor W
Tyler, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been a patron of Potpourri House since it was in a little yellow house on Front Street. I will follow them wherever they go. I dearly miss the Tomato Bouillon, but the great soup and salad bar is always a treat!

Thank tblair417
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went Saturday night. Got there about seven. Only two other tables with people being served. I think their main draw is a lunch crowd. We had a very relaxed, nice meal. Excellent service. Food was good. Not great but good. It was a good value. They had two musicians playing. Evidently they go every Saturday night and have been... More 

Thank Revivor
Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this restaurant is a decent place to stop for a meal. when entering you are confronted by a gift shop, which some people really enjoy; some nice trinkets and clothing can be found there. The food menu offers a good selection. The salad bar is quite limited. Good service.

Thank Serge G
Midland, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in and noticed the gift shop. Good way to walk around while waiting for your table. Great entertainment!!! I had the meatball penne and the sauce was excellent. You can tell it is home made. My husband had the salmon and that was wonderful. He thought the mango sauce was sweet and the owner recommended a white sauce with... More 

Thank mlouholt
Tyler, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My coworkers and I love going to potpourri house for lunch! We usually get the buffet but they have a full menu with unique, yummy lunch options like crepes. The buffet has tons of salads and feels very luxurious and gourmet. They also have a large gift shop with Pandora jewelry, boutique shopping, candles and holiday items. It's a bit... More 

Thank Lburkert7
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was visiting Tyler with my family last weekend and everyone agreed that we wished there was a Potpourri House in Houston! There were 6 of us and everyone loved it. Something that rarely happens. The staff could not have been nicer, the prices were excellent and the food was very fresh and delicious. The shop was also a nice... More 

Thank Steve B
Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Potpourri House was just as good as I remembered. The food was great. The live music was a nice touch. The gift shop has lovely, unusual finds. Go!

Thank sandelion08
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

The Potpourri House has been a part of Tyler for years! It's been owned by the same family and they are truly a part of the Tyler culture. There is a really good gluten-free menu, a beautiful soup, potato and salad bar with more than the usual stuff, and a great menu. The chef offers specials each day ... my... More 

Thank MamaStephF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious lunch here. The food is great! The sandwiches are homemade, everything is ripe & fresh! My favorites are the salad & potato bar, spiced tea, & creme brulee. Stay & shop @ the boutique - lots to see.

Thank Paula S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $18
American, Soups
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
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
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: 19035924171
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?