Food and Shopping

The Shop at Fairchild Proudly Serves Starbucks Coffee
After your run or bike ride, come to The Shop at Fairchild which proudly serves Starbucks Coffee, including a full range of espresso beverages, as well as a variety of pastries and snacks, for the enjoyment and convenience of Fairchild visitors. Pick up a cup of Starbucks coffee and savor the tranquility of the Garden in the morning.
View a full Starbucks menu.

The Glasshouse Café
Open daily 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The new Glasshouse Café, located inside the Wings of the Tropics Exhibit at Fairchild, invites Café guests to enjoy eclectic fare under the imaginative ambience of a golden and amber Chihuly Chandelier, a generous gift from R. Kirk Landon, and delight in panoramic views of butterflies dancing in glorious flight amongst a garden filled with exotic orchids and tropical plants. The Café’s popular menu includes organic and locally grown food including soups, paninis, quiches, hand-crafted sodas, smoothies and desserts.  The Glasshouse Café is available for private rentals with seating for up to 250 people.
View the full menu.

Lakeside Café
Open daily 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Overlooking picturesque Pandanus Lake, the newly remodeled Lakeside Café offers delicious casual fare, including sandwiches, salads, cold drinks, coffees, smoothies and desserts.

Water fountains are located near the Garden House, picnic area, cafe and restrooms in the Visitor Center.
Cold drinks are also available in The Shop at Fairchild,
the Glasshouse Café
and the Lakeside Café.


Brunches are held on special days such as Mother's Day, Father’s Day and Easter. Please visit our Events calendar for brunch information and reservations.

Afternoon Tea at Fairchild

Sunday afternoon teas are a delightful occasion for ladies and gentlemen of all ages. All teas are held in the Shehan Visitor Center Ballroom, overlooking the garden. Live music by local guitarist Rob Friedman enhances the ambiance of the tea service, which is served at beautifully set tables by delightful garden volunteers. For information and reservations, please visit our Events calendar or call Marnie Valent at 305.663.8059.

The Shop at Fairchild
Open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Located in the Jean DuPont Shehan Visitor Center, The Shop at Fairchild  offers the most extensive array of botanical and horticultural books in the region, with a wide selection on various plant families, gardening, landscape design, natural history, and the environment of South Florida and the tropics. The Shop also sells a wide variety of unique gifts, educational childrens’ toys, jewelry, apparel, and home and garden with an eco-friendly, tropical flair. A great alternative to the mall, The Shop provides personal service to help you pick the perfect gift and complimentary gift wrapping service.  In addition to selecting items in person, you can shop by telephone at 305.667.1651, ext. 3305 or our store online.

Frequent Shopper Program
While shopping at The Shop at Fairchild, sign up for our new Frequent Shopper Program! After six merchandise purchases, we'll add them all up and give you 10% of the total back as rewards dollars to spend in the store. This is our gift to you for being a valued customer.

Fairchild Member Discounts
Fairchild members receive a 10% discount on purchases at The Shop at Fairchild and additional discounts during special sales throughout the year.  Additionally, Fairchild members are entitled to unlimited daily admission to the Garden,  entrance to fantastic festivals and Moonlight tours, discounts on classes and concerts, reduced or free admission to nearly 500 other botanic gardens, arboreta and science museums through reciprocal agreements and so much more. For more information on becoming a member, please contact Member Services at 305.667.1651 ext. 3301 or ext. 3362, join online, or purchase a membership at The Shop at Fairchild.