Selby House Café

Selby House Café by Michael’s On East

In addition to catering all special events held on the beautiful bayfront Selby Gardens, Michael’s On East operates the Gardens’ on-premise café.

Located within the historic Selby House, the Selby House Café by Michael’s On East offers sandwiches, wraps, grain bowls, salads, soups, freshly-baked breads, cookies and other snacks. Coffee and espresso drinks are featured, along with a selection of hot or iced teas and beer and wine offerings.

Regular Café Hours: 10 am – 5 pm Daily

(Available to members and guests of Selby Gardens. Admission is required to dine.)

Groups, Catering & Special Events

The award - winning Michael’s On East organization is proud to serve as the official culinary partner for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Michael’s Events & Catering is the
exclusive caterer for all events celebrated at Selby Gardens. For groups touring the Gardens, a special menu and other accommodations are offered. Choose to dine as a group in the café, outside under the banyans or in your own special spot in the Gardens. Continental breakfast, large group coffees (up to 300 people), boxed lunches or an afternoon reception with light appetizers and beer, wine or champagne can all be  arranged.
Chipotle-Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

Shredded Lettuce, Chopped Tomato, Colby Jack Cheese, & Spicy Aioli

Blackened Chicken Tacos

Shredded Lettuce, Chopped Tomato, Colby Jack Cheese, & Spicy Aioli

MOE Cuban Pressed Sandwich

Mojo-Roasted Pork, Smoked Ham, Pickles, Salami, Swiss Cheese & Spicy Mustard

Grilled Chicken Melt

Fresh Mozzarella, Sweet Onion Pesto Sauce and Boston Lettuce on Ciabatta Bread

Roasted Tomato and Basil Bisque with Grilled Cheese

Gruyère and Aged Cheddar on Grilled Baguette

Roasted Turkey Club Wrap

Herb Mayo, Maple-Glazed Bacon & Organic Greens

Sous Vide Scottish Salmon Salad

Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Toasted Walnuts, Shredded Parmesan, Dried Cranberries & Lemon Champagne Vinaigrette

Baby Spinach Caesar Wrap or Salad

Blackened Chicken, Shredded Pecorino and Housemade Caesar Dressing

Chinese Chicken Salad

Soy-Chilled Grilled Chicken, Cold Soba Noodles, Napa Cabbage & Cucumber Salad with Thai Peanut Dressing

Vegan Superfood Salad

Quinoa, Cherry Tomatoes, Dried Cranberries, Curly Kale, Chickpeas, Grapes, Blueberries, Edamame & Toasted Walnuts with Pear Poppyseed Vinaigrette

New York-Style Personal Pan Pizza (Cheese or Pepperoni)
Just Grilled Cheese
Just Tomato Bisque
Seasonal Fruit Salad
Assorted Cookies
Classic Waldorf Chicken Salad with a Freshly Baked Roll
Hummus & Pita
Quiche of the Day
Londolozi Crunchies
Jumbo Chocolate Truffle Brownie
Lemon Bar
Jumbo Muffin of the Day
Rainforest Cookies
Assorted Breakfast Breads
Bundt Cake for Two


The Gilded Maine Lobster Roll

On Toasted Roll

Crispy Oysters On Brioche Bun

Tomatoes, Shredded Lettuce, Pickled  Jalapeños & Remoulade

Twin Grass Fed Beef Sliders

Cheddar Cheese and Onion Bacon Jam

The Queen’s Croque Monsieur 

Grilled Crispy Honey Ham and Gruyère Cheese Sandwich topped with Bechamel Sauce

Vegetarian Samosa Filled with Potato, Scallions & Sweet Corn

With Tzatziki Sauce 

Grilled Fish Tacos

Shredded Lettuce, Chopped Tomatoes, Queso Fresco, Cilantro, Lime & Firecracker Sauce

Nathan’s Hot Dog

Chopped Onions, Pickle Relish, Mustard & Ketchup


Seasoned Fries
Assorted Chips


Bottled Water

Canned Soda

Canned Beer

Red & White Wines

Champagne Splits

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