Plan Your Visit


The health and safety of our visitors is of paramount importance to us.  As a public health precaution, due to COVID-19, we have decided to close Sherman Library & Gardens.  We will monitor changes to the situation, and we will reopen as soon as possible.



10:30am – 4:00pm Daily


10:30am Р4pm | Monday  РFriday

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.‚Äč

Central Garden Fountain


Adults: $5.00

Children (12-18): $3.00

Children (11 & Under): Free

  • Admission is free on the first Monday of every month.
  • Admission for members is always free. Consider joining!
  • Only service dogs are allowed in the Gardens.
Varigated Agave Plant | Sherman Gardens


Lot A:

Dahlia Ave. at Pacific Coast Highway

Lot B:

Dahlia Ave. at 3rd Avenue

Parking is free.


Café Jardin

(949) 673-0033 | Reserve Online

  • Lunch: 11am – 2pm | Monday – Friday
  • Brunch*: 11am – 2pm | Sunday
    *Brunch is seasonal – Spring and Summer

Afternoon Tea

Reservations (required): (949) 673-0033
  • 2:30 pm on the second & last Wednesdays of the month

Tea Garden Creperie

  • No reservations. Closed in inclement weather.
  • 11am – 2pm | Saturday-Sunday

There is a $5 Gardens admission fee which supports the upkeep of the Gardens.

Cafe Jardin Salad Image
Cafe Jardin Appetizer Image
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Sherman Gardens has a knowledgeable group of specially trained docents available to give tours of our beautiful gardens to both adults and children.

Self Guided tours are available through our Dial & Discover cell phone audio tour.

Information available at entry gate.