Pleasant Thymes Tea Room & Fine Dining

Pleasant times on Pleasant Street in Elk Horn, IA
Opening at 9:00 AM
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"Endless Summer Celebration" all day & evening @ Pleasant Thymes. Bill will be giving "FREE" 5-10 minutes massages on Union St. by the Log Cabin Quilt Retreat Center from 10:30-12:30pm. Sherry will be homemade pie & ice cream for $5.00/slice & scoop from 10:00am-2:00pm. Our prime rib / salmon ...

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Owners of Pleasant Thymes Tea Room~ Bill & Sherry Gerlock, just returned from their 40th Anniversary Trip. The tea room is open for business and taking reservations for Saturday, September 7th Fine Dining. Please call for all reservations @ 712-764-2221. Blessings always~

Ice-Cream Social & Live Music

Jun 30, 2019 – Jun 30, 2019

Musician, Marcia Claesson, manager and performer with the "Lincoln Celtic Players", will be the guest of honor at our very first ice-cream social and live music event in the back yard of Pleasant Thymes Tea Room. Her instruments are the hammer dulcimer and auto harp. She will be the guest of h...

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My Piano has been Awakened

May 15, 2019 – May 15, 2019

Gary Keller, retired vocal instructor, from Audubon, Iowa donated his talents of piano tuning to the tea room. He graciously offered to tune my piano for the patrons who come to the tea room and hear the blend of piano, violin, and voice from me and my husband. The piano sounds so beautiful and ...

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The first Saturday of every month we host the "PRIME-RIB or Salmon Dinner" @ the Pleasant Thymes Tea Room & Fine Dining. On May 4th we share the day with the Kentucky Derby. The meats will stay the same but amazing foods will be prepared by Sherry that would be made for the Kentucky Derby. She...

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Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest reighing monarch, will be 92 years of age on April 21, 2019. Her favorite finger sandwiches at High-Tea are smoked salmon, cucumber, egg salad, and ham. I will be serving all four with no crusts or open-faced. The Queen's Tea @ Pleasant Thymes still has 12 ...

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The lunch menu is changing with the seasons. Here is the spring menu. 1.) English Tea Sandwich (includes 6 delicate finger sandwiches: egg salad, cucumber, and ham/apple), fresh fruit, and cup of soup. 2.) Seafood Salad served on a bed of spinach, Cucumber/Cilantro Salad, Dinner Roll. 3.)...

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4 months ago
Sherry and Bill are amazing and the food is superb! They make you feel very special and welcome in their home. Sherry's cooking is fantastic with wonderful dishes throughout the various courses. If you're lucky they will entertain you with their singing and musical talents.
- Sandy N
4 months ago
Our ODO Club had an enjoyable time at this very nice tea room. Sherry and Bill were super hosts. Their food and service were so very nice and the musical selections that they shared with us were awesome!
- RR H
a month ago
Wonderful can't wait to go back service and food was awesome
- Ardis J

Bill & Sherry Gerlock

The words that are spoken, shared, or posted in a review are what say it all; enchanting, cozy, relaxing, calming, delicious, beautiful, an experience, and more.  Our goal is to give you an experience within the four walls of our tea room, that take you away from the outside world...a place you find peace, satisfaction, contentment, and inner peace, leaving refreshed and blessed with happiness you want to share with everyone you meet.  Our journey, as husband and wife. has brought us to a place of giving and serving.  We share music, an atmosphere of elegance and intimacy, delicious foods at reasonable prices and events you do not find any other place close by.  We believe in community!  We believe in family!  We believe in gathering together with those you love.  Come and discover what a pleasant time you can have at Pleasant Thymes Tea Room, located on Pleasant Street in Elk Horn, Iowa, the Danish Capital of the United States.

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  • (712) 764-2221
  • (712) 779-0093


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2108 Pleasant St.
Elk Horn, IA 51531
United States

Business Hours

Tue:9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Wed:9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thu:9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Sat:9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
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