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Buttonwillow Civil War Dinner Theater

1060 Main Street, Whitwell, TN 37397-5055
+1 423-309-1667
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Buttonwillow Civil War Dinner Theater

This was a treat for me. The meal was suburb and large by the way. The show was well written and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mansfield, Texas
A great educational dinner theater

This was a great dinner theater! We brought some out of town guests and a good time was had by all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kim G
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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 Christian-based and family friendly. We reveal facts long-lost in our books. We hold nothing back as we peel back the years of edited history. This program is written for those who slept through history class...and will challenge the serious historian.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pre show” (5 reviews)
“old church” (4 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1060 Main Street, Whitwell, TN 37397-5055
+1 423-309-1667
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a treat for me. The meal was suburb and large by the way. The show was well written and very interesting. Even the grandchildren were captivated by the show. You will learn things, as well as laugh! Steve Gipson and his family should...More

Thank claudemonet0806
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great dinner theater! We brought some out of town guests and a good time was had by all - adults and kids alike! A every educational experience. We especially liked the "flag" portion of the show. And...the food was delicious!

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food! Great Experience! Our three kids loved the dinner theater and the entire experience! The staff is very kind and it was like going back in time as we learned lots of history and scored some custom cool stuff in gift shop. A great...More

Thank Cody G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This show was an amazing experience! There was humor and some facts that we didn't know about. Got a ton of food too. Very worth it for the price! Definitely recommend.

Thank Tina K
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Used to go there a lot. The play is very enjoyable, and at the time we saw it, was interactive, blending history & drama with just the right touch of comedy. Wish they were still doing the Christmas ball and the Sunday lunch. The owner...More

Thank Yvette G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great show, food is excellent too. Food was served in an old church building. A basically one man live show in period costumes and sets on the subject of the Civil War from the southern perspective. Very well done. Gift shop and conversation with the...More

1  Thank HaveQuiltWillTravel
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed everything about our experience at Buttonwillow. Our group of 13 ranged in age from 7 to 70, and it was enjoyed by all. The food was true Southern style and delicious. The show was very informative and entertaining. We laughed and were truly...More

2  Thank StacieTravels
Reviewed 2 December 2016

It was amazing the place is such a beautiful little church they converted the food was delicious and you get a lot of food it was soooo good. The acting was just the best wonderful friendly staff and I learned so much that I could...More

2  Thank brandy808
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our USS Hank reunion group dined at this venue for the first time. Dinner consisted of chicken breast (huge), stuffing, carrots and green beans followed by blackberry cobbler. Everything was delicious. Plenty of food and drinks during the evening. The civil war presentation, while very...More

2  Thank Sam N
Reviewed 17 August 2016

After arriving we were greeted with a big welcome. Excellent seating and a wonderful meal. The best chicken that I have eaten ever. Plenty of good, well prepared food. The presentation was lively, informative and wonderfully presented. Couldn't ask for better presentation by two people...More

3  Thank Bennie and Moni... C
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Sahana S
30 December 2015|
Response from jdaquarles |
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.