Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean

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Fresh at its best

Rhody's is OPEN for the season!

Rhody's Garden Café is open seasonally, with the same level of high-quality ingredients from regional providers including fresh-picked produce from our own organic Vegetable Garden. Made-to-order sandwiches on organic Fort Bragg Bakery and Roland's Bakery breads (including gluten-free), house-made soups, and beautiful organic salads with house-made dressings. Daily lunch specials include grilled gourmet Panini sandwiches, and there is always a vegan option.

Have lunch overlooking the Perennial Garden, there's no admission fee to come eat at the Café!

Great desserts are back—enjoy a cup of Thanksgiving Coffee with a daily treat from Costeaux Bakery, Fort Bragg Bakery, or one of Marie's fresh-baked cookies and pies. Gluten-free desserts available. Avoid the after-school crowds in town and purchase your Cowlick’s Ice Cream cone here. Did you know that with a minimum purchase, your favorite canine can enjoy a "doggy ice cream"? Drinks at the Café include made-to-order fruit smoothies, hot, iced, or blended coffee, Chai and other teas, and Marie's fresh organic Strawberry Lemonade.

Open daily (mid-April through mid-Sept) from 11:00am to 3:00pm
Lunch served until 3:00pm  .  Snacks, drinks, desserts, and ice cream until 4:00pm (4:30pm on weekends)
No admission fee to visit the Café located just inside the entrance of the Botanical Gardens!
For more information, please call 707-964-4352 ext. 20

Rhody's Menu (subject to change)

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DAILY SPECIALS go fast so get 'em while they last!

Creative specials and vegan soup available each day.

Sunday & Monday
Lamb or Smoked Tempeh Gyro on handmade pita (or gluten-free tortilla) with house tzatiziki sauce, tomato, cucumber, and lettuce


Bacon Jalapeño Popper Panini

Reuben Panini– slow-cooked corned beef or smoked tempeh with sauerkraut, swiss cheese, house Russian dressing, and dill pickles

Tuna Melt with wild-caught albacore salad with cheddar cheese on whole wheat panini

Chef''s surprise

~ Watch for more Rice or Quinoa Protein Bowls this year~