Search More

Locations

Garden Cafe

5310 Junius St. Dallas, TX 75214 | East Dallas & Lakewood | 214-887-8330

Location Description:

This Old East Dallas cafe is exactly what you’d expect from a neighborhood restaurant. There are chicken-salad sandwiches, turkey melts and meatloaf. There are eggs and bacon and pancakes and other breakfast items, served all day like every good cafe should. They have fresh fruit, fresh drip coffee and fresh baked desserts too. What you might not expect is an interesting decor with exposed brick, hanging lights and custom booths. Or the full garden out back that’s complete with raised beds and live chickens. And there’s a coffee machine that might cost more than the car you drove to get here. Hopefully you didn’t have to drive to the Garden Cafe, though. Tucked away on a quiet neighborhood street in Junius Heights, this restaurant is a local gem, and most of the patrons surrounding you are neighbors who have walked here.


Related Stories (12)

Details

  • Cuisine(s): American, Cafe, Health, Traditional, Vegetarian
  • Hours: Sun, Tue-Sat 8am-2pm
  • Price: $
  • Serving: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
  • Alcohol: None
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Necessary
  • Parking: Free, Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Attire: casual
  • Features: Delivery, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible

Related Stories

  • City of Ate: Best Of Dallas
    As we've previously discussed, being a vegan in Dallas isn't a miserable and lonely existence, so long as you know how to navigate eating situations involving friends, family and coworkers....
  • Calendar: Highlights
    International Bacon Day is more important than Valentine’s, Groundhog and Arbor days combined. It’s a magical celebration when we unite in the shared love of salted, slow-cooked...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Dallas’ population density can be an asset, or it can be a point of division because as we pack in tighter, we seem to know fewer neighbors. But imagine if we did: If we unified our...
  • City of Ate: Food News
    Tonight at Garden Café there will be a screening of the movie "Viva Les Amis," a documentary about the funky, small coffee shop in Austin, Les Amis, that was part of the actual real weird...
  • City of Ate: Events
    Wednesday, May 1 This Wednesday, Martin House Brewing Co. of Fort Worth will saunter over to Craft and Growler to introduce its newest brew, Daybreak, a four-grain breakfast beer modeled...
  • City of Ate: Food News
    My first impression of Garden Café was presented by Alice Laussade. I was reading City of Ate, preparing to be the next critic at the Observer, and came across her short story about enjoying...
  • City of Ate: Food News
    More than a month ago, the Garden Cafe tweeted a picture of a sexy new coffee machine perched in the front of the restaurant. I immediately paid the neighborhood cafe a visit to check out...
  • City of Ate: Interviews
    Garden Café is one of several little neighborhood jewels tucked away in East Dallas. The breakfast and lunch spot's most distinguishing feature is the large garden behind the quaint white...
  • Dining:
    Garden Cafe is part hipster, part hippie. It's as if all the people in San Francisco, Portland and Seattle had consensual big-city sex and made a restaurant baby. Inside, Garden Cafe's...
  • Dining: Reviews
    When I finally reached the front of the breakfast line on an exceptionally busy Sunday morning at Garden Café—having had ample time to settle on an egg-and-chili plate, flirt...
  • City of Ate: Eat This
    You're either an okra person or you're not. Mark Wootton is an okra guy. As a kid in Highland Park, Wootton grew okra in the back yard of the family home on Shenandoah Street. "And I had an...
  • City of Ate: Eat This
    When Joe Campisi taught Gary Farina's father to make pizza, he didn't mention that some toppings were considered off-limits. So Farina didn't hesitate to put spaghetti on the first pies he...

Best of Award Recipient

Loading...