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Dining at the Garden

Dining at the Garden

The Coffee Bar, located in the Steinberg Visitor Center, serves freshly made beverages, morning treats, and lunches. Note: The outdoor canteen and indoor restaurant are closed for the season.

Members receive a 10% discount.

Coffee Bar

Enjoy a variety of espresso drinks and iced beverages along with a curated selection of fresh pastries in the Coffee Bar in the Visitor Center.

Hours

Tuesday–Sunday: 10:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

*Please note the Coffee Bar and Atrium seating may close early due to private events in the Atrium. 

Coffee & Beverages

Beverages are 12 oz. unless otherwise noted. Oat milk, half & half, whole milk, and decaf options available.

Hot Beverages

  • stumptown coffee 4.25
  • cappuccino 5.5
  • espresso 4.5
  • americano 4.5
  • macchiato 5.
  • café au lait 4.5
  • latte 5.5
  • mocha 5.5
  • matcha latte 6.
  • rose, honey, or vanilla matcha 6.5
  • matcha espresso 8.
  • harney & sons tea 4.5
  • organic hot chocolate 6.

Iced Beverages

  • iced coffee 4.
  • iced latte 5.
  • iced matcha 6.
  • iced tea 4.
  • fruit-infused iced tea 5.
  • lemonade 6.

Bottled Beverages

  • bottled water 4.
  • assorted beverage 5.
  • wine 12.
  • beer 12.

Menu subject to change.

Lunches

(v) vegetarian (vg) vegan (gf) gluten-free

soup of the day  10.
chef’s choice
caesar salad (v)  12.
romaine, croutons, parmesan, caesar dressing
add chicken +2
grain and veggie salad (vg) (gf)  16.
greens, chickpeas, fonio, pickled vegetables, tomato, vinaigrette
add chicken +2
albacore tuna salad sandwich  16.
boston lettuce, golden raisins, ciabatta
roast turkey sandwich  14.
swiss cheese, oven-dried tomato, lettuce, dijonnaise, multigrain bread

Menu subject to change.

Snacks

(v) vegetarian (vg) vegan

Baked Goods

  • plain croissant (v) 6.
  • chocolate croissant (v) 6.5
  • muffin 4.

Snacks

  • hal’s new york kettle chips (v) 3.
  • hal’s new york popcorn (vg) 3.

Plus additional assorted treats. Menu subject to change.

Yellow Magnolia Café—closed for the season

Yellow Magnolia Café’s menu offers a range of meal choices from vegetable-centric small plates to heartier main dishes and plant-inspired desserts.

Café Menu

(v) vegetarian (vg) vegan (gf) gluten-friendly (gfo) gluten-free option available

If you have a food allergy, please notify us.

To Begin & Share

chicken brodo
chicken soup, wheat berries, charred sourdough  14.
smashed avocado toast (v)
citrus, fennel, za’atar, hard-boiled egg  16.
mezze plate (v)
baba ghanoush, beet hummus, labneh, pita  18.
tart flambé flatbread
truffle bechamel, bacon lardon, caramelized onions  19.
cavatelli cacio e pepe (gf, v)
lemon zest, black pepper, celery leaf  17.
sub gluten-free pasta +4

Entrées

yellow magnolia café caesar (gfo, v)
romaine, yellow peppers, parmesan, black garlic caesar vinaigrette  20.
add chicken or salmon  +5.
winter vegetable pot pie (v)
celery root, sunchoke, potato, puff pastry, herb salad, broken truffle vinaigrette  24.
yellow magnolia café burger (gfo)
gruyère, yellow tomato, caramelized onion aioli with fries or market greens  26.
sub gluten-free bun +4
pickleback fried chicken sandwich
spice oil, buttermilk ranch, lettuce, pickles with fries or market greens  26.
arrachera grain bowl
sunny-side egg, bbq chayote squash, salsa roja, pico de gallo, cotija  26. 
choice of tofu or marinated steak

Saturday & Sunday Brunch

quiche lorraine
ham, crispy rosemary fingerlings, garden salad  16.
french toast (v)
berry compote, whipped mascarpone cream, maple syrup  22.
liege waffle (v)
whipped crème fraîche, macerated strawberry & lime  22.
smoked salmon tartine
cream cheese, pickled onion, fried capers, sunny-side up egg  25.
smashed avocado toast (v)
country toast, citrus, fennel, za’atar, hard-boiled egg  16.

Kids’ Meals 5.

served with fries, salad, or fruit cup

  • crispy chicken
  • grilled cheese
  • cheese pizza

Beverages 5.

  • martinelli’s apple juice
  • starry lemon lime
  • pepsi

Dessert

s’mores (v)
graham crackers, fluff  14.
lime tart (v)
coconut cremeux, lime curd, tuile  14.
common meadows gelato
(choice of one): guerro mango with olive oil, antwerp speculoos with rice crisp, or brooklyn kura sake with pineapple  14.

Menu subject to change.

Cocktails & Drinks

Cocktails

one love
supergay vodka, strawberry, vanilla, lemon  16.
summer season
gin, pineapple, melon, lemon  15.
botanical g&t
gin, elderflower tonic  17.
garden margarita
tequila, lime, chinola passion fruit  15.

Wines

abbazia di novacella pinot grigio 2022
bottle 47.  glass 15.
les belles roches bourgogne blanc 2021
bottle 42.  glass 13.
planet oregon willamette valley pinot noir 2021
bottle 50.  glass 16.
y3 [jax] north coast cabernet sauvignon 2021
bottle 45.  glass 14.
bortolotti prosecco conegliano valdobbiadene docg
bottle 38.  glass 13.

Rosé Cart

domaine christophe mittnacht crémant d’alsace rosé extra brut 2018
bottle 52.  glass 17.
whispering angel rosé 2021
bottle 55.  glass 20.
angels and cowboys rosé 2021
bottle 34.  glass 11.
conca brut rosé
bottle 52.  glass 17.

Beer

  • brooklyn lager, brooklyn, ny 6.
  • bronx ale, bronx, ny 9.
  • lic ipa, queens, ny 14

Mocktails

flower spritz
lemon, flower syrup, elderflower tonic 11.
passion fruit cooler
hibiscus syrup, rose syrup, club soda 11.

Menu subject to change.

Yellow Magnolia Canteen—closed for the season

Yellow Magnolia Canteen, on the terrace by the entrance to the Steinhardt Conservatory, serves a variety of fresh pizzas, sandwiches, salads, snacks, and beverages.

Canteen Menu

(v) vegetarian (vg) vegan
Beverages are 12 oz. unless otherwise noted. Oat milk, half & half, whole milk, and decaf options available.

If you have a food allergy, please notify us.

Pizza

featuring brooklyn-based di fara pizzeria

pepperoni
| 7.5
cheese (v)
| 6.

Salads

mediterranean grain bowl (vg)
marinated chickpeas, pickled vegetables  16.
with chicken  18.
gem lettuce caesar salad (v)
herb croutons, parmesan cheese, light caesar vinaigrette   12.
with chicken  14.

Sandwiches

turkey cubano
house-roasted turkey breast, swiss cheese, pickles, mustard, mayo  18.
buffalo chicken wrap
creamy black beans, avocado, shredded romaine, blue cheese dressing  18.
caprese panini (v)
nut-free pesto, roasted tomato, fresh mozzarella, arugula, focaccia  16.
all-beef hot dog
| 8.

Snacks

  • soft pretzel (vg) 7.
  • vegetable crudités & hummus (vg) 12.
  • fruit cup (vg) 8.
  • hal’s new york kettle chips (v) 3.
  • hal’s new york popcorn (vg) 3.

Beverages

  • stumptown coffee 4.25
  • hot tea 4.5
  • iced tea 4.
  • iced coffee 4.
  • lemonade 6.
  • bottled water 4.
  • assorted beverage 5.
  • beer 12.
  • wine 12.
  • bottled cocktail 15.
  • frosé 12.

Menu subject to change.

Image, top of page: staff illustration