The Garden Café

Garden Cafe Hours:

Open daily, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Lunch served 11 a.m. – 3 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.  We happily accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards in the Garden Cafe.

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 – served with housemade chips & a pickle spear

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



Cold Salad Plate $8.50

Choice of Two: Egg Salad, Chicken Salad or Shrimp Salad served over Organic Field Greens, Carrots and Grape Tomatoes.

Served with House Made Balsamic Vinaigrette and Wheat Toast

Garden Café Cold Salad Sandwiches

Choice of Egg Salad ($7.50), Chicken Salad ($8) or Shrimp Salad ($8.50) on Toasted Wheat Bread with Local Bibb lettuce and Sliced Tomatoes

Lamb Gyro $9

Lamb seared to order topped with Cucumbers, Radishes and House Made Tzatziki Sauce on Grilled Flatbread

Café Club $8.50

Thinly Sliced Turkey Breast, Crisp Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato & Herbed Mayo on Toasted Sour Dough Bread

RVA Dog $8.75

Local Hot Dog topped with Pimento Cheese and Crispy Bacon served on a Potato Bun

Hummus & Vegetable Wrap $7.50

Whole wheat wrap with house made hummus, carrots, squash, zucchini and fresh spinach


Served with a side salad & house made balsamic vinaigrette

Scalloped Potatoes with local Country Ham and Swiss cheese $8.50

Asparagus and Parmesan Risotto $8.25

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
Kids Meals – all served with apple sauce, Goldfish crackers 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, $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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