Café & Shop

The BBG Café prepared a kale salad with locally sourced ingredients and garnished with a viola from the BBG Herb Garden. Photo by Rebecca Bullene.
BBG's Garden Shop. Photo by Elizabeth Peters.

The Terrace Café offers a full menu of items made fresh daily and using the highest-quality ingredients. The café strives to serve sustainably farmed and sourced food, including locally made baked goods and pickles, organic produce, and hormone-free meat and eggs. Utensils, plates, and containers are 100 percent compostable, reusable, or recyclable, reflecting BBG's strong belief that sustainable practices are better for people and the planet.

Members receive a 10% discount on café purchases.

The Terrace Café is open Tuesday through Sunday. Dining is outdoors from spring to early fall and in the Steinhardt Conservatory during the colder months. Picnicking is not permitted in the Garden.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Garden Shop is located at 990 Washington Avenue, adjacent to the Visitor Center. There is also an online shop.

Members receive a 10% discount for both.

New York magazine writes, "The shop has an amazing selection of plants...and features one of the most extensive selections of bulbs and seeds in the city." The Garden Shop carries garden supplies and books, gifts for children and adults, and an extensive selection of indoor plants and seasonal outdoor plants, as well as bulbs and seeds. The bonsai, orchids, tropicals, and outdoor plants are accompanied by information to support beginning gardeners.

Throughout the shop, visitors will also find artisanal gifts, jewelry, and housewares from around the world. Exclusive to BBG's Garden Shop are signature items with the Garden's distinctive logo as well as products featuring the artwork of Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Florilegium Society, including prints and stationery. To complement the many children's activities at BBG, the shop offers a huge selection of nature and gardening toys, books, and crafts for kids.

All profits benefit the Garden. Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express are accepted.

  • Summer hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Winter hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

To shop from home, visit the online Garden Shop or call 718-622-0963 to place an order.

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