Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens

4.7
2117 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens offers the freshest, locally sourced , seasonal farm-to-fork cuisine paired with exclusive wines and craft cocktails and beers. Located on a seven acre home and garden center in the heart of beautiful Corona del Mar, Farmhouse provides a dining experience that cannot be replicated anywhere else and can be quite romantic. What sets us apart is the unparalleled beauty of Rogers Gardens combined perfectly with a unique cuisine created by Chef Rich Mead.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Californian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Daily: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Dinner Nightly: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Bar open until 10 PM Sunday - Thursday
Bar open until 11 PM Friday - Saturday
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Phone number
(949) 640-1415
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Resort Casual
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Executive chef
Rich Mead
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Catering
Farmhouse proudly offers catering services for your private or business needs. Our catering services range from elegant parties to a business luncheon. We will work with you to ensure we provide the ideal food and service for your catering needs. Our staff is friendly, professional, and eager to help make your event a memorable success.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
MacAurthur Blvd
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Parking details
Private parking is available in the back parking lot of Rogers Gardens. Complimentary Valet Parking will be available Friday - Sunday until 4pm.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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B
San Francisco
116 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Service could be more attentive

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GM
Orange County
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service were wonderful +
it was a great place to celebrate my partner’s birthday.
I have only one recommendation. Our table was poorly lit making it difficult to read the menu and difficult to see the food we were eating.

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CH
Orange County
162 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My daughter took me to this amazing restaurant for my birthday. The restaurant overlooks and is a part of Roger's Gardens. We actually went down early because the gardens had a "Hocus Pocus" display for Halloween which very Harry Potter-inspired! We loved it. We arrived early for our reservation but were able to be seated, no problem. Our first table had some rather loud, depressing ladies next to us and it was no problem for the hostess to change our table. Our server was so friendly (yes you won points by asking if we were sisters!) and prompt. The pace was just right. He allowed us time to enjoy our pre dinner cocktails and checked in just often enough. My daughter and I each ordered the cheeseburger and it was one of the best burgers I've had. Cooked just right and served with house made french fries. We were both stuffed! Thankfully there was just enough room for the birthday dessert which was a creme brulee without the burnt topping and absolutely wonderful. This is one place that I am glad to be a local so I can return again soon!

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E
Orange County
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

Food was good, ambiance good. Service was slow and rarely saw our waitress.

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L
Los Angeles
27 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful setting in a luxurious garden. It’s great for a date.

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OT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Beautiful ambiance with fabulous vegetarian and vegan options.

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KJ
Orange County
22 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 5

We appreciate the Farmhouse accommodating our growing group! Thanks to Crystal!! She was a trooper!

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NS
New England
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great ambiance and a creative menu that changes. Fun place to eat and spend time afterwards exploring Roger’s gardens.

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SC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My daughter and I visited on Sunday for the Hocus Pocus. We had a great time.

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l
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

OC local but first time diners at Farmhouse. We were very impressed with menu. Everything we order was awesome! Service was great! We will be back.

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DM
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent lunch with friend and wait staff were friendly.

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TG
Orange County
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Best steak and heirloom tomato salad. Pizza was great as an appetizer for our group. We all enjoyed our selections.

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e
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious and waitress and service excellent. Loved the Paradise tea. We've been here several times and it never disappoints.

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RJ
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Gorgeous setting, service and offerings. Thank you.

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DN
Orange County
7 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great dinner, loved the food and the setting!

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JK
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We truly enjoyed our meal at Farmhouse! Perfect weather, superb, friendly service and fresh seasonal recipes and ingredients. Good wine list and the bartender was shaking up some frosty concoctions. We even loved the sense of humor on the menu. Definitely a great dining option for 2 or a party of 8!

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BD
Los Angeles
65 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 4

This is my second time having lunch at The Farmhouse. I wasn't impressed the first time, and after this time I will absolutely never return. The food is overspiced and oversalted. Someone in the kitchen is very heavy handed. Also, short ribs were overcooked...they were more like jerky than simmered roast. I ordered a vegetable bowl, and it looked like an assortment of leftover vegetables. All were mushy and overcooked.

Guest check-in with the hostess is very constipated. When we arrived, there were at least 15 parties waiting to be seated. They all had reservations. Service in general is very poor. There are many runners and servers running about, but the staff doesn't see, to know what tables they are assigned to. At least four people asked us if we wanted flat or sparkling water. Then it took 5 minutes to get the water, and our glasses (tiny) were never refilled until requested multiple times. I asked for a refill on the white bean hummus twice, and it never was replaced.

Our server was brusque and not willing to answer questions. We rarely saw her, and she actually chose to ignore us at times.

Never returning.

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PC
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Whether for lunch or dinner, the Farmhouse is always a great experience.

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SG
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Lovely place to enjoy exceptional flavors in your food. It is always an enjoyable surprise to see what new additions are on the menu due to the season. I would describe it as delightful, pleasant, and comfortable.
I have never been disappointed.

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AW
Orange County
29 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We tried The Farmhouse for lunch. It was terrific! The salads were unusual and very tasty. We would definitely go back. Would like to try it for dinner.

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CM
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

The burger was overcooked and very dry. If I ever went back, I would order a salad.

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A
Austin
22 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful and amazing food. We would totally go back again!

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MP
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

food was great. waitress was very attentive. We are an older group and when we arrived it was very noisy in the main dining room. Fearing that we would not be able to hear one another, I asked that we be moved to the outside patio. We were quickly accommodated, and had a lovely visit!

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JF
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love the seared ahi salad! Add the almond cake and it’s a divine, gluten-free lunch. Last winter, the GF dessert was apple crisp-terrific. All the ingredients are fresh from the garden and delicious.

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CK
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food !

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L
Orange County
9 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I selected this restaurant to meet with two new friends that I just met on a Viking river cruise. They live in Marina del Rey. We were all sharing pictures and memories. The waitress did not try to hurry us out at all, which I appreciated. The food was excellent and my friends liked it very much. It was delightful sitting outside and a good time was had by all!

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MD
Orange County
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have been here many times since it opened and have not been disappointed. the service and food are great.

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D
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent restaurant!! My friend and I have eaten there 6 times, and we love it every time. Afterwards we walk around the nursery. A special treat after linch!

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We came to walk along Rogers Gardens and have a relaxing lunch. Very crowded and a little noisy but food was excellent. They had a drink on the menu but no longer served it. They need to redo the menu. Definitely recommend.

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OC
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my 2nd trip to Farmhouse and it didn't disappoint. My wife and I were celebrating our anniversary and it was perfect. The service (waiter "Kerin"?) was excellent and attentive. The food was very tasty (I had the beet salad/smoked salmon appetizer/scallop pasta entre') and my wife had the soup/chicken. Everything was delicious. My wife loved having the blanket to throw over her legs when the sun went down. Super experience and can't wait to go back......

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful Austrian waitress made the occasion even more special

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OT
Orange County
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 5

We specifically asked about gluten free options due to our adverse reaction to gluten. The waiter checked and assured us it would not be a problem. Half way through our meal we were told that the meals had gluten in them. We both got sick from our dinner. It was not the way I wanted to end my birthday celebration.

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H
Orange County
8 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

This is my second time of visiting. I made an appointment to treat a friend to an early birthday dinner.
While waiting for the other couple, my husband and I went to the bar to enjoy some libations. Much to our surprise, we were greeted by a bartender we know from the past. Anthony was as expected very hospitable. He immediately explain to us the cocktail menu. He provided us with a friendly, energetic and amazing reception. I requested Mary (server) this time and she did not disappoint. We all had a great time at the table. Birthday girl had an amazing night. Thank you.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great ambience service and food!

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OT
Orange County
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Parking was an issue and service a bit slow but overall it was enjoyable!

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Y
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 5

Just don’t like their blending of flavors. They are very proud of their food, I just can’t understand why. Ambiance is nice.

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MR
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated our friends’ birthdays last evening (9/7) and, again, our server was excellent & so very accommodating. Having a severe garlic allergy, many restaurants cannot serve me. Here, I was able to have mussels for the first time in 20 years b/c the chef made them specifically w/o garlic. We will be back many many times.

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H
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food at Farmhouse was everything I had hoped for. My only complaint, the hostess asked 3x if I had a reservation after I said yes, all 3 times. She came off as rude an condensending. But the waitress was lovely, the food was great and the atmosphere is perfect.

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MA
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Suprised to score a last minute reservation! Visiting Halloween at Roger's Gardens and decided to have lunch at the FARM HOUSE! The food was the best I have had in a long time!

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MG
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cannot wait to return! Beautiful place and food was absolutely delicious!

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