Dining in the Gardens

Enjoy a latte at Selby GardensSip a delicious latte on your stroll through the Gardens, or enjoy a delicious snack or lunch at Local Coffee + Tea, a quaint café in the historic Selby House built by Marie and Bill Selby. 

The cafe is open everyday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (except Christmas Day) and offers scrumptious sandwiches, wraps, salads, soups, pastries and cookies, ice cream and other snacks.  Locally roasted coffee and espresso drinks are featured along with a selection of teas, hot or iced and a variety of beer and wine.  Please see our full Selby Cafe menu below.

Tea Tasting

Enjoy a great tea tasting opportunity in the tea room at the Carriage House everyday, with the exception of Christmas Day from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Local Coffee + Tea offers more than 25 loose leaf teas,  and a wonderful selection of tea accessories for purchase.  You will enjoy learning more about the origin, processing, preparation and health benefits of premium loose leaf teas. 

Group Options

For groups touring the gardens, Local Coffee + Tea offers a special menu and other special accommodations.  Local Coffee + Tea is available to cater events either at Selby Gardens or in the Sarasota area.  Continental breakfast, large group coffees (up to 300 people), boxed lunches or light appetizers for an afternoon reception with beer, wine or champagne can all be arranged by contacting us.

Local Coffee + Tea promotes local business, protects local environments and celebrating local treasures.  "Sip Locally" is their motto, and learn more at localcoffee.com.

Selby Tour Group Menu 2012 (Acrobat PDF)36.6 KB
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