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Cornell Cafe

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4000 Morikami Park Rd, Delray Beach, FL 33446
561-495-0233, ext. 219
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Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Adorable cafe in a beautiful setting.

The Cornell Cafe has recently been updated with some new awnings, seating, and tables. The new stuff was needed and is great! The staff is incredibly friendly, the prices are reasonable, and the view of the gardens from the Cafe is beautiful. A wonderful part of an already wonderful space that is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Palmer S
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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Cornell Cafe has recently been updated with some new awnings, seating, and tables. The new stuff was needed and is great! The staff is incredibly friendly, the prices are reasonable, and the view of the gardens from the Cafe is beautiful. A wonderful part of an already wonderful space that is the Morikami.

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Washington, D.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We had California rolls (light and delicious), miso soup (onions?) and two pieces of cake and tea. Reasonable prices. Good food. We would definitely go back just for the food.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

great little place located inside the Morikami museum, the food was fresh and very delicious. The prices were very resonable

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Villages, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Good food is a rarity at most attractions. Cornell Cafe is a wonderful exception. I had the cellophane noodles and a side of steamed vegetables which were very good. My husband had the lunch bento box which he enjoyed and highly recommends.

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Helena, MT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Located at the Morikami Japanese Gardens, this small café serves excellent Japanese food. They serve it very quickly and at a very reasonable price. The box plates are very large but inexpensive and can contain a great variety of your favorite foods. We will go again and soon.

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New Hope, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Morikami's Cornell Cafe is a newly renovated Japanese Restaurant set within the Morikami Museum. Owner- operated for 2 generations of the Chen family, they offer delicious pan-Asian cuisine under a large covered orch which overlooks the expansive Japanese Gardens. The Asian Eggplant dish is excellent.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Great café overlooking the Morikami Gardens. The menu had a large selection and the prices were very reasonable. I had the bento box which was huge - very filling and delicious. The mochi ice cream is authentic and a must-try. Service is efficient and very friendly. Try to get a table outside overlooking the garden lake/pond.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The view from the terrace at the Cornell Cafe is fantastic and the revised menu compliments everything about the Morikami Gardens and Museums. Come for the serenity but don't leave until you enjoy the excellent food.

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Miami
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Service was fast and courteous. Food selection was very good for what I thought it was going to be just fast food. The Teriyaki Salmon was delicious! The Bento Boxes are perfect for someone that wants to try different dishes in small portions all at once. The Miso Soup was very good but it was not hot enough to compete... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I had the cripy pork and maguro, the pork was a little sweet and juicy. It was my first time trying tuna sushi but it was great the shaved ginger and drop of wasabi made the dish even better.

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Address: 4000 Morikami Park Rd, Delray Beach, FL 33446
Phone Number: 561-495-0233, ext. 219
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Delray Beach
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Japanese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4000 Morikami Park Rd, Delray Beach, FL 33446
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Delray Beach
  • Phone Number: 561-495-0233, ext. 219

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children

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