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The Garden Room Cafe at Shoogie Boogies

1919 Morrill St, Towles Court, Shoogie Boogies, Sarasota, FL 34236-6934
+1 941-951-5437
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (45 reviews)
“quiche” (23 reviews)
“salad” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1919 Morrill St, Towles Court, Shoogie Boogies, Sarasota, FL 34236-6934
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to the Garden Cafe at Shoogie Boogies to celebrate my moms 95th birthday. From the moment we arrived we felt like family. The garden was beautiful and serene and you felt like you were in a corner of the French countryside. The food...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to experience a quaint, beautiful place to celebrate an occasion visit The Garden Room Cafe at Shoogie Boogies. We had a wonderful afternoon with wonderful food that was presented with elegance. Kathrine, the owner was there and made our experience more than...More

Thank C F
ShoogieBoogies, Owner at The Garden Room Cafe at Shoogie Boogies, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking your time to write and share your experience with us and the world. It was a true pleasure to serve you, and so happy you enjoyed your afternoon with us. Can't wait for your return. Blessings!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the second I step foot in this place I was in awe! This quaint little lunch spot had the biggest charm! We were there to celebrate my graduation from college and Kathrine was a wonderful hostess. The food was fantastic as was the service!...More

Thank mevanko12
ShoogieBoogies, Owner at The Garden Room Cafe at Shoogie Boogies, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We so appreciate you coming here to celebrate your college graduation. It delights us to know we could contribute to your special day! All the best to you on your new ventures. We look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just walking into their garden brings a sense of magic to your day. Always greeted and served by the owner who has many lovely stories to tell about the place. The food is beautiful and declious every visit. My mom and I throughly enjoyed our...More

Thank Lane M
ShoogieBoogies, Owner at The Garden Room Cafe at Shoogie Boogies, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lane, Thank you for taking the time send us this lovely review. It is always a delight to have you dine with us and a pleasure to meet your mom today. Your strawberry dress matched your strawberry crepe and strawberry rimmed Prosecco glass. If...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On June 2 I had a beautiful baby shower at Shoogie Boogies. My hostesses chose this location for the beautiful decor, wonderful food and service. I had not previously been to Shoogie Boogies before the shower, but many of the guests had and raved about...More

Thank Kara M
ShoogieBoogies, Owner at The Garden Room Cafe at Shoogie Boogies, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kara, Thank you for taking your time to write this lovely review. We thoroughly enjoyed you, your wonderful hostess and lovely guests. Your hostess was more than generous to us and your appreciation and happiness is the greatest payment of all. Come back with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So first the good things: The service is good and very personal The restaurant is VERY pretty with profusions of fresh flowers everywhere. Some of the food is quite good- The crepes were amazing and the salad was lovely. Now the down sides. They are...More

Thank marathisyear
ShoogieBoogies, Owner at The Garden Room Cafe at Shoogie Boogies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer, It is our absolute goal that all guests leave happy. When we checked you out and asked about your lunch, you said thank you and that your grandmother "needed" this outing. Sadly, there was no indicator of concern, so that we could address...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spontaneously hop in your car and drive to the Garden Room Cafe' at Shoogie Boogies, a wonderful little restaurant in the Towles Court Arts District of Sarasota! Katherine's personal touch on everything at Shoogie Boogies, from the fresh flowers, to all the re-purposed decorative items,...More

Thank AJPrints
ShoogieBoogies, Owner at The Garden Room Cafe at Shoogie Boogies, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Andrea and Annmarie, What a delightful review! Thank you for dining with us on a rainy day/stormy weekend and filing our inside with sunshine! It is for guests like you that we continue to do what we do, day in and day out, rain...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend invited me and a mutual friend to have lunch at Shoogie Boogies. It was like a day in Europe! The atmosphere alone is just wonderful. We were going to eat outside, but rain made the furniture wet. Inside was just as special. We...More

Thank Pat G
ShoogieBoogies, Owner at The Garden Room Cafe at Shoogie Boogies, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Pat, What a delightful review! Thank you for taking the time submit your thoughts. We greatly enjoyed having you both dine with us and are thrilled that you felt transported to Europe. No passport needed. :) That's our daily goal is to create an...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018

We found Shoogie Boogies five years ago, and it's our go to restaurant for all of our special occasions. Flowers abound, decorations like none other, and the ambiance of both the outside seating in the garden and the special rooms, make this the perfect getaway!...More

Thank Phyllis H
ShoogieBoogies, Owner at The Garden Room Cafe at Shoogie Boogies, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Phyllis, Thank you for taking your time to write this lovely review. You and your husband are indeed not just guests, but friends. We greatly appreciate your years of dining with us and growing/flexing with us over the years. Your warm smiles, your hugs...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This is a small European style cafe tucked away in an artist’s colony neighborhood. Treat yourself and go there! Plan to spend $150 for two people (including tip), and plan to spend a leisurely beautiful lunch of 1.5-2.0 hours. It is exquisite. Truly wonderfully done.More

Thank cmkcmk
ShoogieBoogies, Owner at The Garden Room Cafe at Shoogie Boogies, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time write this nice review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to your return. The package you mentioned is one our most popular when wanting the whole works, everything from Prosecco, appetizer, glass of wine...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 39
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:15 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1919 Morrill St, Towles Court, Shoogie Boogies, Sarasota, FL 34236-6934
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-951-5437
Description
A special event lunch cafe' - Our specialty - 550 plus Bridal & Baby Showers! We also serve special lunches th/out the week/weekend mostly by reservations, perfect for your most important life celebrations: from birthdays & engagements, showers & weddings to key corporate client luncheons & best friend reunions straight from the airport. This indoor and outdoor European Garden setting is hidden/tucked away and yet steps from Main St. You will fee like you have left Sarasota. No passport required, but Reservations Recommended. You bring the celebration. We will have your flowers & Prosecco waiting.
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