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Garden Cafe

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14227 7th St, Dade City, FL 33523-3806
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Trilby, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love their soups and the greek salad. Not always fast service but ALWAYS friendly. Outdoor dining is fun if there isn't too much traffic or people with loud stereos. Quaint little garden items.

Thank Carrie P
Zephyrhills, Florida
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Ecclectic in atmosphere and rather quaint. A great place to dine while visiting Dade City and shopping. Their sandwiches are great and their kumquat pie is phenomenal!

1 Thank Donna M
Fennimore, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

There were 35 of us that arrived on a bus. Our guide had called ahead and had printed out the menus. We were able to select our lunch and had our names on the menu. She called ahead and placed all the orders. When we arrived the tables were ready for us and the wait staff was excellent. My friend... More 

Thank Cleo W
The Villages, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Great place to eat. Delicious food, nice staff, food fresh (bake potatoes w/bacon & many toppings was so good). Salads, soups & sandwiches my friends ate were delicious too! I will be back many more times to The Garden Cafe when visiting Dade City, FL. GO! 🍽

Thank WorldTravler1994
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

4 friends and I went to Garden Cafe for lunch after visiting St Leo University. I asked the waitress if they had milk so I could enjoy my coffee. Yes, was the answer. My sister ordered a hard cider. Waitress came back and said they had no milk and no hard cider. I didn't know what I wanted instead of... More 

Thank Pat H
Dade City, Florida
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

I've tried most of their sandwiches. They are all delicious but my favorite is the Fried Green Tomato BLT (add a side of Ranch for dipping). The salads are amazing as well. Always fresh.

Thank SnD_BT
Dade City
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

I have been eating here for years and it just dawned on me that I have never written a review. The food is always freshly prepared and very tasty. The soups are excellent and from house recipes. Their Cuban sandwich is second to none. I have probably had almost everything on the menu and it is all good. Try the... More 

Thank David G
Tampa, Florida
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Kind of a small place so not great for a large group. Food and service was good. They have patio that is pet friendly as well.

Thank Carl T
Rock Hill, SC
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We apparently picked a day with glitches - computer down and mechanical problems in kitchen - whatever that means. Took 20 minutes to be acknowledged as being there to eat. Then blame was passed to others. Took over an hour to finally get food and eat, but food was very good and fresh. Hubby had club sandwich. I had Asian... More 

Thank AnnTRockHill_SC
GardenCafeDC, Owner at Garden Cafe, responded to this review

I appreciate your honest review. Our computer did go down during the rush while you were here. The kitchen problems came from the computer being down (our internet as well). Our system is connected via our wireless network so when the internet goes down the tickets are not sent to the printer that is in the kitchen. We also had... More 

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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while antiquing in Dade City. Great choices on the menu. We tried a Cuban sandwich and a Club sandwich and both were delicious. Fresh fruit was a great side. Really liked this little place. Service also very good.

Thank Linda W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $9
American, Cafe, Vegetarian
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14227 7th St, Dade City, FL 33523-3806
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Dade City
  • Phone Number: 352-567-7277

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?