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Sherman Library & Gardens

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Address: 2647 East Pacific Coast Highway, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625
Phone Number: 949 673 2261
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Horticultural retreat that features a museum of living plants, walking...

Horticultural retreat that features a museum of living plants, walking paths, bubbling tile fountains and a library devoted to the study of the Pacific Southwest.

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You have to pay entrance of $5 if you are not a member. If you are just eating, this adds to the food cost. It was very cold and we had to sit outside since all inside was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Nothomemuch
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Laguna Niguel, California
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Laguna Niguel, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You have to pay entrance of $5 if you are not a member. If you are just eating, this adds to the food cost. It was very cold and we had to sit outside since all inside was reserved. No heaters. We had a reservation. If the weather make sure you request inside on your reservation.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to see unusual and colorful plants of all types. Great photo opps, delicious lunch and interesting gifts in the gift shop. Quiet and cozy.

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going here for decades and it never stops amazing us. They have plants for sale and a great gift shop.

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Thank John Q
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy walking through the gardens. My favorite is the succulent garden. What is accomplished using color and shape is amazing and probably could only happen in a garden along the coast. The gift shop is amazing. There is a lovely little restaurant but it can be very hard to get a table.

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a place to hold a luncheon, or party, look no further! It's magnificent grounds are captivating. I was there for a wedding shower, and it was a beautiful setting. Not private though..there will be people walking around.

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Came here during free mondays, and got to check out the grounds. It was such a cute and peaceful place full of plant life and vitality. The gardens are super pretty and well maintained. There's a cafe inside the gardens as well as a small gift shop.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Visited the small garden to just enjoy our day without stress and knowing that there is a small restaurant inside. It was a perfect day date. Walking, picture taking, nature and then some food afterwards. Alfresco lunch while also looking over the garden and people watching while waiting for a food.Will come back again for one of those decompress day.

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Corona del Mar, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful oasis in the heart of old Cirona del Mar. Beautiful setting and lovely and tranquil but rather pricy restaurant. Cute gift shop and gardens are definitely worth the trip.

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Corona del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

a welcoming respite from noisy pacific coast highway and the ever crowded Newport beach city. The gardens are breathtaking and the food very pleasant and reasonable.

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Charming and beautiful gardens in a beautiful setting with an amazing little restaurant by Pascal with amazing french food. Beautiful for lunch, brunch or just to wander around the gardens. Easy to see everything in an hour or so. Lovely location for showers, weddings, anniversaries and other parties. Relaxing and charming setting. I love going there.

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