Refreshments on Site
Refreshments are currently not available for purchase in the Nevin Welcome Center. However, our gardens and natural areas are delightful places to bring a picnic lunch. Please carry out all trash and leave your picnic area as you found it.
Nearby Campus Eateries
Cornell’s Dairy Bar is located on Tower Road, across from Cornell Botanic Gardens’ Kienzle Overlook, a ten-minute walk from the Nevin Welcome Center. The Dairy Bar serves Cornell Dairy ice cream, milk, yogurt, coffee, bottled drinks, grab-and-go items, and sandwiches made to order.
Manndible Café is located in Mann Library, a ten-minute walk from the Nevin Welcome Center. The café offers a full espresso bar, grab-and-go sandwiches and salads, bagels, breakfast sandwiches, soups and made to order food including a burrito bar and curry bar.
Trillium Express is located in Kennedy Hall in the heart of central campus, and is one of the most popular food courts, especially during the lunch hours. You can choose from a wide variety of food stations serving Mexican food, Asian dishes, burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups, and made-to-order omelets, among many other delectable menu options.
Ithaca has many wonderful restaurants, a short drive from Cornell Botanic Gardens. Search places to eat in Ithaca.
Stay right on Cornell’s campus in the Statler Hotel. “The Statler” blends contemporary style with a grand tradition of hospitality.
The Ithaca area offers many hotels, motels, and inns. Book through Hotels Combined or your favorite travel site.