The Garden Cafe features buffet-style food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The Garden Café is the only buffet you will find on the Dawn. It offers breakfast from 5.30 am to 11.30 am, lunch from 12 pm to 3 pm and dinner from 5 pm to 9.30 pm. On the menu are eggs benedict, fresh fruits, baked potatoes, sandwiches, sausages, humus, and salads – and even soft ice. They have something for every taste.
It looks and feels like a regular buffet in the Garden Café. There are isles between buffet and tables, where you can get drinks. At the front side is a little area just for kids, where they have their own little buffet and tables to sit at. Unlike the rest of the kids areas, adults can get into this one.
The breakfast in the Garden Café is very basic but there are a lot of choices. The eggs benedict was cold and the hollandaise sauce was not very good. The yogurt is nothing special and the bacon a little soggy. Beyond those gems, the breakfast is merely mediocre. Garden Café is also the only place where you can get fresh orange, grape, or apple juice.
Lunch in the Garden Cafe offers sandwiches, sausages, and more cold food than hot food. This is probably a good thing, as you can get a better a la carte lunch at Venetians or burgers at Bimini. Of course a buffet would not be a buffet without such things as mashed potatoes and salads. Dinner has a wider selection of hot food than lunch, with such dishes as potato gratin and pasta, but also a lot of salads. Most the food in the Garden Café during lunch and dinner tastes good, but it’s nothing special.
The Garden Café has an ice cream station and also offers jello, cakes, fresh fruits, and a cheese assortment for dessert.
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