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Cornell Cafe

4000 Morikami Park Rd, Delray Beach, FL 33446-2305
+1 561-495-0233 ext. 219
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (25 reviews)
“bento box” (27 reviews)
“miso soup” (9 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
££ - £££
4000 Morikami Park Rd, Delray Beach, FL 33446-2305
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The Cornell Cafe is an integral part of the Merikami Museum and the gorgeous Japanese Garden. Not only do you have the most wonderful view as you are spoiled by excellent and friendly service, but among the talents of the excellent and inventive Chef the...More

Thank 31Extensivetraveller
Reviewed 11 October 2016

With a view of the beautiful water and landscaping, this shaded cafe has simple limited Japanese fare. My favorite is their noodle dish, but have enjoyed their fish, sushi, wontons and stir-fried veggies (custom). Portions are moderate, and not large, but the atmosphere, and being...More

Thank Jo Ann G
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Unlike many museums, this is a sit down restaurant with waitress service. Not what I was expecting and slower as a result, but excellent food and service.

Thank BL_LI
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We ate last weekend in this delicious restaurant. The food, everything, was amazing. We tried edamame, gyoza, miso soup, wakame salad, teriyaki chicken, california roll, dragon roll, fried spring rolls, mocha ice cream and green tea ice cream, Japanese sodas (my kids never have sodas,...More

Thank GiftedKid
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We visited at lunchtime on a steamy Florida sumer afternoon, after touring the gardens and museum. We were happy there was an indoor portion of the restaurant, comfortably cool, with enough Japanese decor to keep the experience going. We ordered Bento boxes, filled with delicious...More

Thank JerseyJean
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

My wife, who is a vegetarian, and I decided to eat at the museum restaurant after viewing the garden. She had a vegetarian Bento box which contained numerous items. She was in heaven! Not only was there variety but she said each item was delicious....More

Thank Elon B
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We're members at Morikami so we go there for a relaxing walk in the gardens frequently. We also visit some just for lunch at the cafe. Cathy had tuna bowl (wonderful tuna tartar on rice with vegetables) and I had a sushi/ sashimi bento box....More

Thank David N
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I recently moved to Florida and went to the museum with a friend. We strolled through the museum & then had lunch in the Cornell Cafe. The food choices were good and the prices were even better. I noticed my friend received a 10% discount...More

Thank BabyKato
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

The place is within the Moricami museum, so u can get there when visiting the gardens. The restaurant is on the very lovely terrace with wonderful view of the gardens. The food is really good. We had a classic bento box which has a bit...More

Thank mizaika
Reviewed 26 April 2016

There is no way around paying the garden entrance fee of $15 per person to go to this restaurant. That makes it too expensive to eat at.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 Morikami Park Rd, Delray Beach, FL 33446-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Delray Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 561-495-0233 ext. 219
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