Sherman Library and Gardens
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  Café Jardin ~

 The "coastal garden"  cuisine at Café Jardin  marries vibrantly fresh  California produce with  a  French  pedigree. The  restaurant is located in full view of the central flower gardens. Dining takes place outdoors for the most part, moving indoors in case of inclement weather - a rarity in Orange County.

Lunch     11:00 am - 2:00 pm      Monday-Friday
Brunch*    10:30 am - 2:00 pm    Sunday

*Last day for 2018 brunch service will be Sunday, October 14. 

For reservations: Please call 949-673-0033 or online

The cafe will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 23 and Monday, December 24th - Monday, January 7th.  The cafe will reopen Tuesday, January 8th.

Lunch Menu


There is a $5 Gardens admission charge to dine in the café.  

Tea Garden Creperie  

Our Tea Garden Creperie offers a casual outdoor dining experience on weekends. Listen to ambient music as you enjoy a delicious handmade crepe in our beautiful and serene Tea Garden.
  • Handmade crepes - sweet and savory
  • Salads
  • Soup du Jour
  • Specialty coffees and teas


11:30 am - 3:00 pm  Saturday & Sunday

No reservations; closed in inclement weather.

There is a $5 Gardens admission charge to dine at the creperie.

creperie MENU

Afternoon Tea

Enjoy afternoon tea amidst the beautiful floral setting of the Gardens. 

Second Wednesday
of each month
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
3:00 pm

Last Wednesday
of each month

2:30 pm

$34 per person plus gratuity and tax (includes $5 admission to the Gardens)

By Reservation Only: 949-673-0033

Afternoon Tea Menu