The Garden Café

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.

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

  • Ham & Brie Sandwich   $8

Thinly sliced deli ham, brie cheese, housemade honey dijonnaise, on a pretzel bun

  • The Tuna Melt                                          $7.75

Housemade tuna & melted Swiss cheese on a toasted honey wheat English muffin

  • Thai Chicken Flatbread with Peanut Sauce         $8.50

Warm flatbread served open-faced with marinated chicken, coconut peanut sauce, & a crispy Asian slaw

  • Balsamic Glazed Portobello Sandwich               $8

Balsamic grilled portobello mushroom, roasted red peppers, arugula, boursin cream spread, on a brioche bun

  • MG Signature Pimento Grilled Cheese               $7.50

Housemade pimento cheese on sourdough  *Add a fried green tomato for $1

  • The Italian                                                     $8.50

Pepperoni, salami, provolone cheese, with housemade sweet pepper relish, & red wine dijonnaise

 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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