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Banyan Cafe


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American, Cafe
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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Soup of the Day
Bowl of chefs daily preparation
Parmesan Truffle Fries
Great to share on the table
Toasted Ravioli
Quick fried ricotta cheese ravioli, with shaved grana padano and tomato dipping sauce
Mediterranean Bruschetta
Crisp panaficio ciabatta bread with oven roasted tomato and garlic, kalamata olives, fresh mozzarella and grana padano
Caprese Salad
Treviso's homemade fresh mozzarella, with sliced ripe tomato's, extra virgin olive oil and balsamic drizzle.
Crispy Calamari
Flash fried fresh town dock calamari served with treviso's marinara sauce
Selection of imported and domestic cheese, nuts, berries, dried fruit and crackers
Traditional Antipasto
Marinated and grilled kings farm vegetables, with italian meats and cheese, artichoke and olive salad drizzled with balsamico
Pisa Pizza
Italian san marzano tomato's, capers, fresh sage, mortadella and pecorino cheese on a thin crust with a small salad on top, extra virgin olive oil and balsamico
Margherita Pizza
Fresh semolina crust with roasted garlic, hand pulled mozzarella and sweet basil fresh from our garden
Roasted Vegetable Cobb Salad
Smoked portobello mushroom, roasted beets and zucchini, grilled white corn, grape tomato's and diced egg on chopped romaine, gorgonzola dressing
Florentine Hot Chopped Salad
Marinated and grilled breast of chicken chopped with fresh baby spinach, asparagus, vine ripe yellow tomato, candied bacon, and walnuts, hot pancetta balsamic dressing
Sicilian Seared Tuna with Caponata
Tuna steak seared medium rare, and sliced on a salad of caponata, mixed greens and tomato, lemon coriander dressing, cahaba club micro yellow pea shoots
Treviso's Roast Chicken Salad
Fresh boneless free range roast chicken, on arugula and iceberg lettuce, goat cheese, grape tomatos, pickled onions, honey pancetta tuille and sanguigne dressing
Chicken Pecan Salad
Chunk fresh chicken breast with grapes and candied pecans, fresh tarragon with a slice of panaficio's toasted raisin walnut bread
Ambrosial Fresh Fruit with Yogurt
Golden ripe pineapple, melon, grapes mango's and kiwi served with greek yogurt drizzled with fig syrup, toasted almonds
Stacked Caesar and Shrimp
Romaine leaves‏ brushed with our house reggiano dressing, stacked with smoked paprika rubbed grilled shrimp, ciabatta toast
Caprese Panini
Fresh mozzarella,‏ sliced tomatos and genoa basil on panificio's fresh baked focaccia, pressed and served with a cup of soup and a small house salad
Mediterranean Burger
Choice ground chuck mixed with roasted garlic, sun-dried tomato's, and greek olives, served on an a warm onion roll with choice of sides
Pressed Capocollo
Hot italian‏ ham with smoked provolone cheese and marinated pepper spread, pressed hot on a semolina roll, choice of sides.
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Reviewed May 2, 2019

Great variety for a casual lunch, very reasonably priced. Outdoor dining area was very comfortable. Food was tasty and fresh.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ellenbR4096MW
Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

For a museum cafe it was wonderful. The sandwiches were fresh and they had fruit and cheese, wine, beer, etc. it was very reasonable.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank techgmu
Reviewed March 18, 2019

Enjoyed a good chicken salad sandwich and iced tea. Priced reasonably and situated in a good location.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CrazyAboutAcadia
Reviewed March 17, 2019

While visiting The Ca’ d’Zan, Art and Circus Museums at the Ringling you can have a simple, but nice lunch at the Banyan Café. It offers a reasonable selection of items that seem to satisfy most people’s expectations. You can eat outside and enjoy the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank charlesc662
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Good Food! I was surprised nice terrace to eat on Little pricey but what you would expect while eating inside and attraction. The food was fresh and hot and Tasty.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank marshmitchell
Reviewed October 13, 2018

You pays your money for coffee ... and you serves yourself. The "service" area was gloomy even on a hot sunny day. The coffee OK. We went back for lunch and my salad was good - but not the same out of a plastic container...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We were greeted warmly as soon as we entered the restaurant. They had a refrigerated section of ready made cold sandwiches, fresh fruit cups and cold drinks. There was a freezer case of ice cream bars. There were also fresh baked jumbo cookies and brownies....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank FLChristianMom
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We walked in for a drink and the smell of old grease about knocked you over. My shoes stuck to the floor, thankfully for them, the clerk was nice or I would not of bought a bottled drink from there. Gross!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Summer R
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Very friendly and polite staff, some seating around the outside. We hadn't intended to eat while we were at the Ringling but were in need of something. There was a choice of hot or cold food, something to cater for all tastes but not cheap...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank rockinrocky_robin
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Stopped here for lunch while at the Ringling Museum. Got a chicken salad sandwich and it was very fresh and tasted great.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank louisf777
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February 18, 2017|
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I really don't know. We had tickets, but I would call and find out.
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