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Kitchen Garden Cafe at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, ME
+1 207-633-4333
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (35 reviews)
“quiche” (8 reviews)
“soups” (8 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled to the gardens early in the season to see the tulips. After a couple hours of walking and viewing we ate at th cafe. The salad du jar was a salmon on mixed greens with mandarin oranges, wontons and citrus vinegrette dressing. It was...More

Thank SandyMac1
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Have eaten at the cafe a couple of times and always enjoyed a good meal. Last summe we enjoyed delicious salads made with locally sourced veggies. During the Gadens Aglow, we enjoyed hot chili and soups that were very, very good. Can't wait to go...More

Thank SandyMac1
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Great place to eat while visiting the botanical garden. Light and airy atmosphere and great views of the flowers from the windows..Sandwiches and desserts are delicious and fresh; lobster salad or sandwich though fresh is expensive--typical for the area...Outside seating is also relaxing and serene...More

Thank 198lavinad
Reviewed 20 October 2017

It started raining hard so we decided to eat lunch early. Most of us had soup and a sandwich and it was very good. The restaurant is bright and cheerful and the staff very friendly. A nice lunch menu.

Thank LHWabasha
Reviewed 14 October 2017

An excellent lunch during our visit to the gardens. Wonderful sandwiches and salads, beautifully presented with fresh flowers at the table (even one on my salad), friendly service and a cheerful atmosphere, looking out at the gardens. Excellently done.

Thank MrsLu2011
Reviewed 3 October 2017

You can outside or in. I had a salad and it was fresh and well prepared. My husband had a lobster roll, also delicious. Prices are reasonable for salads, soups and sandwiches. Service was a bit slow. So relax and enjoy sitting in the garden.

Thank Muriel M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Of course, because this cafe is adjacent to the botanical gardens, the food is exquisitely resented. Te offerings are typical cafe fare--quiche, salads, soups, wraps, etc. Prices are no bargain.

Thank viajera1741
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Go walk the gardens. Learn and photograph! Stop for lunch and enjoy this lovely restaurant, both inside and outside.

Thank egjones
Reviewed 1 September 2017

What a nice little Café! Great kids meal selection! Excellent menu. Wide range of selections such as salads, sandwiches, paninis, quiche and entrees. My daughter got the Grilled Cheese which was adorned with a smiley face! Great little touch. She said it was delicious! I...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

They have salads, sandwiches with gf bread. Kids they have a kids menu with pbj and cheese. Check before you go on th gf kids menu. Food was good on the adult menu and the chocolate torte was fabulous. We sat outside in the garden...More

Thank maineinexile
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-4333
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