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Cornell Café

The perfect way to top off your Morikami experience is a stop at our Cornell Cafe. The open-air cafe on the terraces (there is also an air-conditioned area) overlooks the tranquil gardens and serves a Pan-Asian inspired menu from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tuesday – Sunday. Special arrangements can be made for private groups of 15 or more.

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A New Look for the Cafe

As of September 20, 2014 the Cornell Cafe will be closed for renovations in an effort to bring you an even better dining experience. Both the interior and exterior dining spaces will get a fresh look, and the menu will be updated. Check back soon for the official date of the grand re-opening, and take a look below at some of the renderings of the new and improved Cornell Cafe.

The new interior dining room at the Cornell Cafe

The new interior dining room at the Cornell Cafe featuring new tables and chairs, as well as a fresh new look.

The New Wisdom Ring Terrace for Outdoor Dining at the Cornell Cafe

The New Wisdom Ring Terrace for Outdoor Dining at the Cornell Cafe featuring new tables and chairs and a permanent patio awning structure.

The new Wisdom Ring Terrace for outdoor dining at the Cornell Cafe, featuring new tables and chairs, a permanent patio awning structure, and lowered railing for better views of the gardens.

The new Wisdom Ring Terrace for outdoor dining at the Cornell Cafe, featuring lowered railing for better views of the gardens.

The new look for the indoor dining room at the Cornell Cafe featuring new tables and chairs, and interior decorating.

The new look for the indoor dining room at the Cornell Cafe featuring new tables and chairs, and interior decorating.

Take a look at our seasonal specials…

Karafuru (Colorful) Noodles Rice noodles tossed with red, orange and yellow sweet peppers, fresh mint and basil. Topped with a sweet and sour vinaigrette. $6.95 Add chicken ($3) or shrimp ($4)

Karafuru (Colorful) Noodles $6.95
Rice noodles tossed with red, orange and yellow sweet peppers, fresh mint and basil. Topped with a sweet and sour vinaigrette. Add chicken ($3) or shrimp ($4)

Tangy Seared Tuna Seared tuna on a bed of cucumber and seaweed slaw with a tangy vinaigrette dressing. Topped with masago and scallions, and garnished with cherry tomatoes.  $10.95

Tangy Seared Tuna
$10.95

Seared tuna on a bed of cucumber and seaweed slaw with a tangy vinaigrette dressing. Topped with masago, scallions and cherry tomatoes.

Inside-Out Spicy Krab Roll Filled with avocado, cucumber, spicy Krab and tempura flakes inside out  with masago $7.95 (10 pieces)

Inside-Out Spicy Krab Roll $7.95 (10 pcs)
Filled with avocado, cucumber, spicy Krab and tempura flakes, served inside out with masago and garnished with ginger and wasabi.

Sashimi Salad Salmon, tuna, and oranges  served with spicy vinaigrette $9.95

Sashimi Salad
$9.95

Fresh salmon and tuna sashimi served over a bed of mixed lettuce, and garnished with oranges, scallions and our spicy vinaigrette dressing.

Catering Services

The Cornell Cafe offers catering services for weddings and private events to be held at Morikami. From casual receptions to formal dinners, our menus are customized to suit your taste and budget. For additional information please contact Christy Chen at (561) 495-0233 x 219 or Alanna Keating x 227, or by email at akeating@pbcgov.org.