Gorgeous setting. Bento box had enough that two shared the delicious contents making the price extremely reasonable. Highly recommend after touring the beautiful gardens.
The restaurant overlooks the peaceful Morikami Bonsai Garden. Love the menu. Each dish is fresh & flavorful. Always look forward to this well kept secret of a great "Foodie" restaurant. Wish that it was open for dinner.
There was a "frequent flyer" in line ahead of us and he suggested the bento box. What a great choice, I was not disappointed. It was sooo good!
If you are going to the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, then you must eat at the Cornell Café. The food is delicious and you have a view of the gardens. They are only open for lunch. I would go back, but you have to pay admission to the gardens to eat at the restaurant.
We tried all meats and loved all dishes....plan to return very soon. Prices were very fair and the service awesome
I have a membership at Morikami, and I always make it a point to have lunch here whenever I visit. The food is incredible, and when I brought some of my last entree home (I ordered the beef bowl) and gave it to my husband, he couldn't believe this meal was from a museum restaurant! He said it was some... More
$90 gets you an annual membership for two. Grounds are awe inspiring and extremely well kept. The restaurant is top notch. Excellent sushi and everything else on the menu as well. An all round terrific experience.
The Cornell Café is inside the Morikami Japanese Gardens. I believe the Food Network listed it as one of the top three museum dining experiences in the country. The open-air cafe overlooks the gardens. Nice, varied menu. The only downside is that you go thru the museum and garden entrance before you can get to the café. So you’re faced... More
After reading the great reviews and the awards which this restaurant received, I was quite disappointed to get the tasteless duck entree. I would have sent it back but the waitress returned only to give us a bill 20 minutes later. The waitress highly recommended this entree. My partner had the beef rice bowl which was tasty. Service and price... More
Came for the gardens, stayed for the food. The service was fast and the food delicious. The views are lovely and the prices reasonable. Definitely worth the trip!
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