The Garden Café

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

During Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights: open daily 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. including New Year’s Eve, Closed Dec. 24 & 25 & Jan. 9–14.

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.  We happily accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards in the Garden Cafe.

Garden Cafe Dinner Specials During GardenFest

Sunday:  Early bird special – 15% off nightly dinner special from 5-6 p.m.

Monday: Kids eat free – 1 free kids meal with adult purchase of $10

Tuesday: Two for Tuesday – 2 for 1 dinner special

Wednesday: Wine Wednesday – free cheese plate with purchase of 2 wine splits or 1 wine bottle

The Garden Café Menu

Soup
  • Roasted Red Pepper and Crab Soup, $5.50 – cup / $6.50 – bowl
  • Soup du Jour, $4.95 – cup / $5.50 – bowl
Sandwiches – served with housemade chips & a pickle spear
  • ½ Sandwich & Soup $8.50 for Soup du Jour, $9.50 for Roasted Red Pepper & Crab
SALADS & SANDWICHES
SANDWICHES

All served with house-made chips & a pickle spear

  • French Dip on Ciabatta Thinly sliced Roast Beef, Horsey Cream, Swiss Cheese with Au Jus Dipping Sauce $10.50
  • Turkey, Cheddar & Bacon Herbed Mayo, Lettuce & Tomato on toasted Sourdough $9.75
  • Grilled Ham & Swiss 1000 Island Dressing & Rye bread $9.25
  • Cold Salad Sandwich on Wheat Choice of – Tarragon Chicken Salad, Tuna Salad, or Mediterranean Chickpea Salad, with Lettuce & Tomato $9.50
  • Roasted Tomato Hummus & Avocado Carrots, Squash, Zucchini & Red Onion, wrapped in a Flour Tortilla $8.50.
  • Grilled All Beef Hot Dog Toasted Potato bun $8. Add Chili for $1. (available after 5 p.m. only)
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 the 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
Kids Meals – all served with applesauce, Goldfish crackers and milk or juice box, $6
  • Chicken tenders
  • Grilled cheese
  • Peanut butter & Jelly
  • Turkey & Cheese Roll-ups
Beverages
  • Fountain Drinks, $2
  • Bottled Drinks, $2.25
  • Greenberry’s™ Coffee, $1.75
  • Mighty Leaf™ Hot Tea, $2
  • Beer – domestic, $4.50
  • Beer, $5
  • 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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