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The Garden Room Café at Shoogie Boogies

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If you like flowers on your table, greenery and foliage décor, and an environment that reminds you of an Old Masters oil painting, The Garden Room at Shoogie Boogies is the only call you will need to make. This Traveler’s Choice winner is often spoken of as a European Old Country restaurant in the middle of Sarasota, Florida. With upscale choices that include international through vegan fare, this trip-back-in-time cafe is perfect for intimate lunches as well as a celebration.


If you’re looking for an upscale lunch choice, this cafe is perfect. The elegance is unmistakable, with plenty of old-world touches and perfectly chosen decor. Iced tea is made table-side, and they offer indoor seating as well as a garden courtyard (weather permitting).

Are you going to pop the question? Are you celebrating a life together? Do the girls just need a relaxing day out? Get away from the rest of the world for a little while and book your lunch here. Your friends and family will love the beautiful views and delicious meals they serve as well as the relaxing ambiance. You won’t even know there is anything outside the beautiful interior.

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Events at the Garden Room Cafe

The Garden Room at Shoogie Boogies opens up in the evening for special events and hosts everything from intimate group settings to larger parties easily. Their cottage is usually reserved for 6 to 10 guests and the garden courtyard or gallery room for 25 to 30 guests.

One of the best things about The Garden Room Cafe is that you can hold a small wedding there! The venue can hold 45 or fewer and provides what they call a “magical indoor and outdoor garden setting perfect for intimate weddings.” The evenings in either setting are stunningly beautiful and enchanted, with perfect table settings and other décor, making it a perfect wedding venue.

Corporate Gatherings

Have a corporate dinner party you’d like to arrange? They offer private property dinner packages that include beautiful European decor, a 45- to 60-minute mingle session, a delectable two-hour seated dinner, and amazing desserts presented to your guests on pedestals. Lighter fare and special orders are available, including gluten-free, vegetarian-vegan choices—don’t miss the award-winning Key Lime Pie!

Retreat into old-world European elegance in this hectic modern world by booking your event or lunch at The Garden Room Care at Shoogie Boogies. Their space fills up fast, so contact them early for reservations and quotes.

And for a great place to rest your head after a day of fun in Sarasota, be sure to contact us and book a vacation rental today!