Yellow Magnolia Café

124 reviews
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$30 and under
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Admission to the Garden is required to dine at Yellow Magnolia Café; see for directions and details. Exclusively for visitors to Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Yellow Magnolia Café is devoted to modern, vegetable-focused cuisine. Located within the Garden’s serene landscape, Yellow Magnolia Café offers daily service. Select produce will be harvested from Brooklyn Botanic Garden itself, appearing on menus as items come into season. The restaurant has been designed by David Rockwell, taking inspiration from its garden setting, and is named for the collection of distinctive yellow-flowered magnolias introduced by Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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American, Vegetarian / Vegan, Southern
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Hours of operation
Tuesday - Sunday: 11:00am – 5:00pm, Mondays – Closed
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Phone number
(718) 307-7136
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Morgan Jarrett
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Private party facilities
Patina Events at Brooklyn Botanic Garden has the ideal location for weddings, receptions, business meetings, and celebrations of any kind with three private events spaces with capacities ranging from 70 to 250. Contact our sales team to learn more, 718-307-7133.
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Private party contact
Charlotte Johnston : (718) 307-7133
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Cross street
Eastern Parkway
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Parking details
Attended parking (for a fee) is available at 900 Washington Avenue.

The parking lot opens at 6 a.m. on weekdays and 7 a.m. on weekends. There is no overnight parking; monthly parking is by arrangement.

Rates and details are available at
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Public transit
2/3 train to Eastern Parkway—Brooklyn Museum station

B/Q/S trains to Prospect Park station (The B train does not run on weekends.)

4/5 trains to Franklin Avenue station
Banquet, Beer, Cafe, Gluten-free Menu, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine