Gainesville Cafe and Market

Gainesville Cafe and Market

Enjoy fresh flavors in a festive atmosphere.

Make a day out of your trip to Merrifield Garden Center – or just stop by for the good food! Our Gainesville Café offers a tasty menu of hearty breakfasts, specialty sandwiches, crisp salads and savory soups. Enjoy a glass of wine or beer with your meal and be sure to check out our wine market as well.

Café Hours of Operation

Our Café is currently closed.

Please note that our hours are subject to change.


Our Gainesville store offers more than 400 varieties of wine from vineyards around the world. You’ll find crisp, white wines and cozy reds from France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina and the United States, including fine wines from California, Washington, Oregon and Virginia. We also offer a select choice of craft beers, gourmet peanuts and grilling spices.

Gainesville Café Menu

Our specials, desserts and wine offerings change daily, so stop by or check out the café instagram to see what’s cooking!

  • Breakfast

    Served all day.

    Bagel with Cream Cheese ($3)
    Choice of plain or everything bagel.

    Hot Cinnamon Roll ($5)

    MGC Breakfast Sandwich or Burrito ($5)
    Choice of bacon, sausage or ham with egg and cheese.

    MGC Omelet and Toast ($5)
    Choice of bacon, sausage or ham with cheese and choice of toast. Veggie option also available.

    Two Eggs Any Style and Toast ($5)
    Choice of bacon, sausage or ham with choice of toast.

    French Toast ($6)
    With choice of bacon, sausage or ham. Topped with powdered sugar.

    Pancakes ($6)
    Choice of bacon, sausage or ham.

    Oatmeal ($5)
    With strawberries and blueberries. Brown sugar optional.

  • Personal Pizzas

    All pizzas are served on a pita.

    Toppings: Grilled chicken, bacon, sausage, ham, mushrooms, onions, red peppers, spinach, tomatoes, olives; Cheeses: Mozzarella, cheddar, feta; Sauces: Pizza, white, pesto, BBQ, ranch, blue cheese

    Make Your Own Pizza ($6)
    Pick two toppings with mozzarella cheese and your choice of sauce.

    BBQ Chicken ($6)
    Grilled chicken, red onions, mozzarella and cheddar cheese with BBQ sauce.

    Chicken Cordon Bleu ($6)
    Grilled chicken, ham, mozzarella cheese with blue cheese dressing.

    Greek Chicken ($6)
    Grilled chicken, mushrooms, feta and mozzarella cheese with pesto sauce.

    Gyro ($6)
    Gyro meat, red onions, tomatoes, feta and mozzarella cheese with Tzatziki sauce.

    Philly Cheese Steak ($6)
    Steak, red peppers, red onions, mozzarella cheese with ranch dressing.

  • Salads

    Salad dressing choices: ranch, honey mustard, caesar, blue cheese, thousand island or balsamic vinaigrette

    Garden Salad (Full $6 / Half $3)
    Mesclun mix topped with grape tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, shredded carrots and croutons (Add chicken $3 or salmon $5).

    Strawberry Spinach Salad (Full $8 / Half $4)
    Spinach topped with strawberries, mushrooms, red onion, crumbled bacon and blue cheese served with balsamic vinaigrette (Add chicken $3 or salmon $5).

    Mediterranean Salad (Full $8 / Half $4)
    Mesclun mix topped with grape tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, black olives and feta cheese with balsamic vinaigrette (Add chicken $3 or salmon $5).

    Chicken Caesar Salad (Full $8 / Half $4)
    Romaine lettuce with grilled chicken, shredded parmesan cheese, croutons and caesar dressing.

    Taco Salad (Full $8 / Half $4)
    Mesclun mix topped with beef chili, tortilla chips, black olives, grape tomatoes, red onions, shredded cheddar cheese and a dollop of sour cream with ranch dressing.

  • Soups

    Lobster Bisque (Small $5 / Medium $7 / Large $10)

    Fire Roasted Tomato (Small $4 / Medium $6 / Large $8)

    Beef Chili (Small $4 / Medium $6 / Large $8)

    Soup of the Day (Small $4 / Medium $6 / Large $8)

  • Sandwiches

    Bread Choices: Sourdough, multigrain, rye, kaiser bun, tortilla wrap or pita

    Grilled Cheese (Full $4 / Half $2)

    Grilled Cheese with Tomato (Full $4.50 / Half $2.25)

    Grilled Cheese with Ham and Tomato (Full $5 / Half $2.50)

    BLT (Full $5 / Half $2.50)
    Bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise.

    Egg Salad Sandwich (Full $5 / Half $2.50)
    Egg salad, lettuce and tomato.

    Tuna Salad Sandwich (Full $7 / Half $3.50)
    Tuna salad, lettuce and tomato.

    Tuna Melt (Full $8 / Half $4)
    Tuna salad, lettuce, tomato and your choice of cheese.

    Turkey Club (Full $7 / Half $3.50)
    Turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise

    Reuben (Full $7 / Half $3.50)
    Corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, thousand island dressing on rye bread

    Turkey Reuben (Full $7 / Half $3.50)
    Turkey, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, thousand island dressing on rye bread

    Hot Roast Beef and Swiss (Full $7 / Half $3.50)
    Roast beef, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise

    Hot dog ($4)
    All beef hotdog served on a pretzel roll

    Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap ($7)
    Grilled chicken, lettuce, tomato, parmesan cheese and caesar dressing.

    Chicken BLT Melt Wrap ($7)
    Grilled chicken, bacon, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise.

    Grilled Salmon Burrito ($8)
    Grilled salmon with coleslaw, lettuce and tomato.

    Pulled Pork BBQ with Side of Coleslaw ($7)

    Grilled Chicken Sandwich ($7)
    With lettuce, tomato, Wickles pickles and mayonnaise (add bacon – $0.75 / add cheese – $0.50).

    Cheeseburger ($7)
    With lettuce, tomato and MGC’s special sauce with choice of cheese (add bacon – $0.75 / add mushrooms or onions – $0.50).

    Lamb Gyro or Chicken Gyro ($7)
    With Tzatziki sauce, sauteed onions, lettuce, tomato and feta cheese.

    Chicken Quesadilla ($8)
    Chicken strips with cheddar cheese, onions and red pepper (add guacamole – $1.00 / add sour cream or salsa – $0.50).

    Philly Cheese Steak or Chicken Philly ($8)
    Onions, red peppers, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise.

    Crab Cake Sandwich with Side of Remoulade ($11)
    Lump crab cake with lettuce and tomato.

  • Kids Menu (Under 12)

    Kid’s Pancakes ($5)
    With bacon, sausage or ham.

    Kid’s Cheeseburger ($5)
    with American cheese on a kaiser bun.

    Hot Dog ($4)
    All-beef hot dog served on a pretzel roll.

    Grilled Cheese ($4)
    Choice of bread with melted American cheese.

    Small Cheese Pizza ($4)
    Mozzarella cheese and a homemade pizza sauce.

    Cheese Quesadilla ($4)
    Shredded cheddar and mozzarella cheese melted in a tortilla.