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Garden Cafe at McLane's Country Garden

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420 N Ridgewood Dr, Sebring, FL 33870-7207
+1 863-471-0204
10:30 - 20:00
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Mon - Wed 10:30 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Appleton, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Best Food and Best Service in Sebring! My husband had a Burger done to perfection. I had the half chicken that was Delicious! For Dessert we had the Amazing Blueberry Tart with the always wonderful Cinnamon Ice Cream 😋 This a "Must Try" on your Restaurant List! Thank you Lolly😍

Thank rotakay
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Peaceful, quiet, food is excellent!!!! Service is perfection, and the food is different from any where else in Sebring. Great quality food and the view is great.

Thank assilam12
Lake Placid, Florida
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped there for lunch based on the TA reviews. The food was definitely fresh. We ate sandwhiches which may not be their forte' because they were at best average. We did see a lot of good looking salads come out of the kitchen. We may go back and try one of those one day.

Thank gz3034
Sebring, Florida
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well it was a Saturday at lunchtime and although the courteous host seated us at a lovely two top outside, no one visited us with menus or asked to take a drink order for a full 15 minutes until we flagged down the gal busing tables. She said she would check on it. A server came and asked if we... More 

Thank Barbara K
Sebring, Florida
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first visit to the Garden Cafe. There were three of us and only one was satisfied. The kitchen was very slow. Had to return a burger that was not cooked correctly. The Pastrami sandwich was between cold and warm (was supposed to be steamed?). Restaurant is very over rated.

Thank CruiserSebring
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had an afternoon lunch with old friends and this was a perfect place to go Quiche was great Sandwiches were great Deserts were amazing Place was busy and service was amazing So friendly Will go back to this restaurant any time I can I live about an hour from this place and will gladly travel there many more times... More 

Thank Louis G
Kennesaw, GA
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I visit Sebring several times a year but didn't know this place existed. It truly is a garden. When the weather is right you are eating under a covered breezeway surrounded by plants and flowers. The food is good and they strike the right balance between freshly prepared and quick service. This is a mom and pop restaurant that strikes... More 

Thank codegreen
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

very friendly and attentive, the soup we had was delicious, and it has turned into my nieces favorite place to lunch when she visits from the Midwest.

Thank Ellen N
Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This unassuming but precious garden cafe is worth traveling off the beaten path to visit in Sebring, FL. The menu offered a delectable smattering of home made soups, original sandwiches and fresh salads all with a hint of Latin spices and heat (if requested). Lolly McLane (the owner for over 27 years) waited on us weary travelers and shared her... More 

Thank Beatrice C
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

A great setting nestled in plenty of plants. Inside eating with basically no walls so a good breeze on the day we visited. The owner and staff were very friendly and you leave knowing you made their acquaintance. The food was pretty good but a bit overpriced for the amount you receive. The ambiance makes up for it and I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 N Ridgewood Dr, Sebring, FL 33870-7207
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Sebring
  • Phone Number: +1 863-471-0204
Scott and Lolly Mclane, owners of Mclane's Country Garden, have been serving customers by creating beautiful landscapes and providing quality plants to the Sebring area for the last twenty years. The beautiful setting of our nursery always seemed like a nice place to sit down and have a bite to eat. Seeing a need for a nice outdoor dining location in the Sebring area, and an enthusiasm for delicious home cooking, the Garden Cafe at Mclane's Country Garden was opened to the public in December 2011. Specializing in cafe bistro fare, customers have enjoyed our delicious quiche, specialty sandwiches, and homemade desserts. Mclane's Country Garden is proud to give our customers this new beautiful dining option, while remaining one of the best landscape nurseries in the Highlands County area.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?