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Cornell Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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4000 Morikami Park Rd, Delray Beach, FL 33446-2305
+1 561-495-0233 ext. 219
11:00 - 15:00
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Weston, Florida
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious dining experience. I highly recommend the bento box lunches, although one of our party had the tender meat bowl and advises it was excellent.

Thank sheldonsd2015
Morristown, New Jersey
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188 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After touring the grounds the cafe was a welcome destination to sit down and have lunch and a beverage. The Bento box was excellent for a mid day meal. Service was quick despite the crowd. Timing is important as the crowds at mid day were large.

Thank robert h
West Palm Beach, Florida
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98 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The venue is small, but comfortable. The menu is not too large, but the food is very good. It is covered, but open to the air. Children are welcome.

Thank Safta89
Vermont, USA
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84 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The cafe of the Morikami Museum offers delicious, authentic Japanese snacks in an informal, pleasant setting on a deck overlooking a lake rimmed with fabulous Japanese gardens. The selection is varied - from small plates to salads and sushi. Prices seemed reasonable for the quality of the food.

Thank lindahVermont_USA
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food was delicious and our waitress was amazing. We had a lovely table overlooking the grounds. It gets full for lunch so get there early.

Thank sweet_city_girl
Glen Rock, New Jersey
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182 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

I was touring the grounds with a member who truly loves this cafe. We had Sake, Teriyaki Chicken, Sushi and ice tea. All wonderful for under $50. A nice experience.

Thank Traveler P
Boca Raton, Florida
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1,489 reviews
948 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 418 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Had not been for a while and unlikely to return any time soon. Food was fresh but bland in lacking flavor and taste. Miso soup and garden salad were very good as were the cellophane noodles. But an Asian chicken salad was boring while the vegetable gyoza were poor as was the chicken teryaki. Service was friendly enough but that... More 

Thank David G
Coconut Creek, Florida
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The day was lovely. We sat at an outside overlooking the gardens. The food was genuine Japanese food. Three of us had bento boxes with an excellent selection of foods. We certainly would return.

Thank tinkerbelle2016
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The cafe is ideally located opening on to the terrace overlooking the beautiful, serene Japanese Gardens associated with the Morikami Museum. The Pan-Asian inspired menu is delightful. I had the Classic Bento Box and every morsel was delicious. The service was excellent as well.

Thank Carmen426
Pinellas Park, Florida, USA
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208 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The restaurant on the site of the Morikami Museum serves good food. One of us had some sushi, I had some vegetables, my wife had eggplant. We ate lite for lunch, but it was delicious. Most of the seating is outdoor, so during cold weather I wouldn't recommend it.

Thank jandc5744

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 Morikami Park Rd, Delray Beach, FL 33446-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Delray Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 561-495-0233 ext. 219

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?