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Sherman Library & Gardens

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Address: 2647 East Pacific Coast Highway, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625
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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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The Hidden Garden

Who would think such a beautiful, quiet place exists on the busiest street in town? For $5 you can stroll around and see the loving care that goes into this special garden every... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
sandie h
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Corona del Mar, California
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Corona del Mar, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Who would think such a beautiful, quiet place exists on the busiest street in town? For $5 you can stroll around and see the loving care that goes into this special garden every day. The Le Jardin cafe has terrific food - I love the salmon! Lots of interesting info in the library and the gift shop has many teasures.... More 

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Moissac, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went at night to see the incredible Christmas lights but it is immediately obvious that this is an immaculate and interesting place to visit in daylight. Beautifully laid out and mature it is a plants man's paradise.

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Irvine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bought Groupon for party of 6 to check out this place that I have always wanted to visit in the past whenever I headed to Corona Del Mar Beach but tended to bypass it before or after the beach visit. I didn't realize that children 12 and under are free. So, if you have younger children, this would be a... More 

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I have had lunch at Sherman Library & Gardens several times. Each time I was impressed with the quality of the food. In addition, the setting is lovely...serene, beautiful, and quiet. Strolling through the gardens and gift shop before and after lunch made it an especially nice place to meet-up and visit with a friend on a sunny afternoon.

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Memphis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Very nice and small gardens with attention to details. Friendly staff. Perfect for a sunny afternoon stroll. Very nice gift shop.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

If you have and hour or two to spare this is a nice little garden in Corona Del Mar. Coming from the east coast it was interesting to see different varieties of plants and Hummingbirds. If you belong to another botanical gardens( like BBG) and have your membership card they let you in for free.

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Beautiful gardens that are well planned and laid out in such a way that they beg you to look on for more sensual treats around the corner. I visited in the fall when they added gourds and pumpkins to the gardens … hints of things to come were shared indicating beautiful additions as the season changes to the winter holiday.... More 

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Yorba Linda, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Wife and I spend a couple of hours at the Sherman Library and Gardens. Very nice garden exhibit if many varieties. Well presented and maintained. We also had lunch at the Cafe Jardin. We got there at 11:30 AM so we were able to get a table for two at the front of the patio, especially since it was on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I had some time to spare and enjoyed a walk through Sherman Gardens. Lovely spacer in the heart of Corona del Mar.

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This little treasure is right in the middle of Corona del Mar which is in itself one of the best places in Newport Beach. The gardens are beautiful with a wide variety of plants and even a botanical garden complete with fish pond. There is even a very good restaurant to have lunch and enjoy the peaceful beauty.

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