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Garden Gate Tea Room

839 Niedringhaus Ave, Granite City, IL 62040-3137
+1 618-452-0539
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  • Very good26%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“monte cristo” (2 reviews)
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839 Niedringhaus Ave, Granite City, IL 62040-3137
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful! Comparing dollar for dollar all other activities in San Fran, this was a highlight. 9/head, adults. Tea, small plates, relaxation. The park and beach are enough to do in a day alone, but adding in the tea room and gardens, as well as the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Erin R
Reviewed July 17, 2018

The eclectic decor is so inviting. The service is always good when we dine here. The menu covers a variety of tasty dishes. My Mediterranean Tuna Salad was simply the best.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lorin G
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Nice place for lunch. Great atmosphere and excellent food. Service is great, too. This place is decorated with so many nice vintage items. It is a must see! I loved it and can't wait to go back.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank skittles2014
Reviewed December 9, 2017

On Thursday and Friday evenings the tea room is open for dinner. And the food is simply divine. The atmosphere is intimate and charming. The service is quite good.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Lorin G
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Thinking that you are going to enjoy the best lobster bisque in the whole Midwest and probably one of the best in the Country in a hidden restaurant in Granite City sounds like a joke. I felt in love with Garden Gate Antea room in...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Stligochu
Reviewed September 25, 2017

I cannot say enough good things about having dinner here. It is only open for dinner on Thursday and Friday evenings, but it is well worth the time. The tea room provides a quiet and eclectic space for some of the best food in the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Lorin G
Reviewed March 18, 2017

I had the fruited chicken salad which is just wonderful, piled high on a croissant-good to the last bite. My companion had the Monte Cristo and he said it was the best he ever had.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank rhodan
Reviewed November 5, 2016

This is the place to go on a Friday evening for a truly pleasant dining experience. The food is always so fresh and amazing. The menu is extensive. The service is wonderful. The soups are terrific. The lobster bisque is thick and rich. It is...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Lorin G
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Garden Gate is a treat for lunch! Wonderful atmosphere, known for their lobster bisque soup and other soup varieties. Great little desserts. Wonderful sandwiches, and raspberry tea! So many wonderful menu items it's difficult to just pick one!

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Tina B
Reviewed June 30, 2016

This place has delicious food. Their Carmel apple Saldana is amazing. I usually get their buffalo chicken wrap and it is fantastic. Also all of their desserts are amazing. All ages love eating here. Call to make a reservation.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank MeagS2012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 839 Niedringhaus Ave, Granite City, IL 62040-3137
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Granite City
  • Phone Number: +1 618-452-0539
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