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Dining & Vending Options

Garden of Eat’n
Full Menu Monday-Saturday 11:00-2:00
Premade and ready to go items available anytime between 
10:30 - 4 Monday - Saturday and 12 - 4 on Sunday.
Phone 256-830-4447 ext. 224
*Closed on 4th of July

Catherine Shearer, owner of Happy Tummy at Lowe Mill, has expanded her delicious menu to the Garden with a few twists and additions. Enjoy dining with a lovely view over the Garden or pick up a wonderful lunch to go! Groups are welcome, call ahead orders and bringing new friends each time you visit are encouraged!

Enjoy sandwiches and a few new items such as salads, soups, iced tea and coffee. Also, stop by for quick items such as ice cream, snacks, and drinks.  Certain menu items are served on FredBread, and desserts are from Honeypie Bakery. Garden of Eat’n plans to sell popsicles from Suzy's Pops and sweets from Mimi's Country Bakery in the near future. Check back for updated menu items and specials.

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Garden admission is not required for dining only.




Visitors who wish to bring their own food and beverages can enjoy a picnic in the Garden. There are tables located at various places in the Garden. If you would like to reserve the Grisham Pavilion for a group picnic, please contact Facility Rental.
Vending machines are located on the Mark and Linda Smith patio and at the south end of the Mathews Nature Trail. Bottled water is available in the Shoppe at the Garden and at Garden of Eat'n located in the Linda J. Smith Visitor Center and the Anderson Education Center.