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Cornell Cafe

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4000 Morikami Park Rd, Delray Beach, FL 33446-2305
+1 561-495-0233 ext. 219
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
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219 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited Morikami for the first time on a recent Sunday. We arrived at about 1 and decided to try the Cafe. This was a good decision. We order the sushi/sashimi Bento box, a house salad with avocado, and the crab cake & shrimp appetizer. Everything was superb. The fish seemed fresh and the portions were large.... More 

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Thank RRoberts6
Miami, Florida
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Service was adequate, but the food was absolutely delicious. I ordered the veggie bento box, and my husband ordered the classic bento box. I do have a gluten allergy so unfortunately I was unable to enjoy the dumplings or the fried tofu. Aside from that, everything was fresh and delicious! Definitely give this place a try!

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Thank The_travelingkitten3
Delray Beach, Florida
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377 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our recent visit to Morakami we again stopped for lunch at Cornell Cafe. Once again, you can't go wrong. The service was good, the food was great and the view was spectacular, even though the intense heat forced us to eat indoors. Always one of my favorite restaurants.

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Thank exnorther
Naples, Florida
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234 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Sit outside overlooking the gardens. Beautiful view. Small menu, lunch only. Good an service are outstanding. I had teriyaki salmon which was excellent. Green tea and green tea ice cream are very good. This is a wonderful way to enjoy lunch. They also have beer and sake.

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Thank Das4545
Minneapolis
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We ate lunch here today after visiting the gardens and museum. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We sat outside and the setting was just lovely. Service was fast and friendly. The food was very fresh and tasty. I will admit we did not have anything too exotic, just teriyaki chicken and Asian chicken salad. So, just in case you are... More 

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Thank DBTNMinneapolis
Weston, Florida
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

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.

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Thank sheldonsd2015
Morristown, New Jersey
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190 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

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.

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Thank robert h
West Palm Beach, Florida
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

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.

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Thank Safta89
Vermont, USA
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82 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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.

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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
Reviewed 12 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.

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Thank sweet_city_girl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?