- Business: The Tawny Tortoise
- Address: 24012 W. Lockport St., Plainfield
- Phone Number: 815-436-4660
- Owner: Mary Alice Lambert
Learn more about The Tawny Tortoise on its website.
When and how did your business get started?
We started in 1988 selling gifts in a small building next door, then combined with Jeri's Doll Shoppe and moved to the first floor of current location and expanded product lines to gifts, dolls, teas and specialty foods. In 1998, we expanded into the rest of building and now have 2-1/2 floors of product to offer our customers.
What is your business best known for?
Melissa & Doug toys, games and stuffed animals, dolls & doll repair, heritage lace, Wind & Willow mixes & soups, chai teas, wine, cheese and kitchen items
Does your business offer a special deals card or program?
A layaway program custom tailored to customers needs
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