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
Wednesday – Saturday: 8 am – 3:30 pm
Sunday: 9 am – 4 pm
Closed Monday and Tuesday
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!
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.
Choice of bacon, sausage or ham.
With strawberries and blueberries. Brown sugar optional.
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 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.
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.
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)
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)