The Garden Café

Open daily, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Lunch served 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Dinner during Dominion GardenFest of Lights 5 p.m – 8:30 p.m.

Enjoy dining at the newly remodeled, family-friendly Garden Café featuring daily specials inspired by the season’s best selections. The Garden Café is a casual self-service café featuring the best local and in season ingredients, including herbs grown here at the Garden. Outdoor courtyard patio seating is also available. Prices range from $5 – $10. Located in the Robins Visitors Center. Garden admission is not required.

GardenFest Specials & Menu (PDF)

The Garden Café Menu

  • Roasted Red Pepper and Crab Soup, $5.50 – cup / $6.50 – bowl
  • Soup du Jour, $4.95 – cup / $5.50 – bowl
Sandwiches – all served with housemade chips seasoned with herbs de Provence

½ Sandwich & Soup $8.50 for Soup du Jour, $9.50 for Roasted Red Pepper & Crab

Harvest Chicken Salad Sandwich

Apple, Cranberry and Blue Cheese Chicken Salad on Organic Whole Wheat served cold with Lettuce and Tomato

BBQ Brisket on Brioche (The BBB)
House Made Beef Brisket, Onion Jam & Mustard BBQ Sauce on a Brioche Bun.
Add a Fried Onion Ring – $1

Rueben or Rachel
Thinly Sliced Corned Beef, Sauerkraut, Swiss Cheese and House Made Thousand Island Dressing on Rye Bread or Thinly Sliced Turkey Breast, Creamy Cole Slaw, Swiss Cheese and House Made Thousand Island Dressing on Rye Bread.

Ratatouille Baguette
Roasted Eggplant, Squash and Zucchini layered over a Rustic Tomato and Basil Sauce and topped with Fresh Mozzarella on Ciabatta Panini

Baked Penne Pasta
Penne Pasta baked in a Smoked Gruyere Cheese sauce, served with Organic Greens tossed with Garden Café vinaigrette
Add Crumbled Virginia Bacon – $1

Chicken Pot Pie
Creamy Chicken and Vegetables baked with a Buttery Pie Crust topper, served with Organic Greens tossed with Garden Café Vinaigrette

The Daily Special, Market Price

      • Our talented culinary staff creates daily, hot specials that showcase the best of Virginia’s seasonal delights.
Salad Bar, $7.99 per pound
      • Seasonally driven garden salad bar, featuring a mix of signature composed salads, traditional accompaniments, & housemade dressings.
Grab & Go, Market Price — Offerings will vary based on season but will feature:
      • Grain Salads
      • Pasta Salads
      • Platters including Cheese and Fruit & Signature Hummus with Veggies
      • Protein Salads including Signature Chicken Salad & Shrimp Salad
      • Vegetable Salads
      • Composed Salads
      • Homemade Desserts
      • Gluten Free Options
Desserts, $3.50
      • Key lime tart
      • Chocolate Mousse
      • Carrot Cake Cupcake
      • Fruit & Yogurt Parfait
      • 3 Fellows Gluten Free Desserts
Kids Meals – all served with apple sauce and milk or juice box, $6
      • Chicken tenders
      • Grilled cheese
      • Peanut butter & Jelly
      • Turkey & Cheese Roll-ups
        • Fountain Drinks, $2
        • Bottled Drinks, $2.25
        • Greenberry’s™ Coffee, $1.75
        • Mighty Leaf™ Hot Tea, $2
        • Beer – domestic, $4.50
        • Beer – specialty / import, $5.50
        • Wine, $6

Group Dining Options

If you are bringing a group of 15 you may be interested in our group dining menus.

Want more Garden dining options? Consider the Robins Tea House!

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