1919 Cafe


Admission is not required to dine at 1919 Cafe or Red Car coffee shop. A limited number of tables for picnicking are available in the Garden Court and patio adjacent to the ticketing area. No outside alcoholic beverages. No picnicking allowed in the gardens. The Rose Garden Tea Room is currently closed for renovations, reopening Spring 2023.

Red Car coffee shop

Inspired by the Pacific Electric Railway and showcasing travel posters from The Huntington’s collections, Red Car coffee shop offers espresso, tea, pastries, ice cream, snacks, and grab-and-go fare. Pick up a warm croissant breakfast sandwich, muffin, or scone to go if you’re in a hurry, or take your time and enjoy a sandwich or salad for lunch seated at the banquette, booth, or bar area.

Wed.–Mon. | 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Closed Tuesdays

1919 Cafe

Serving a selection of grilled items, house-made soups, hand-crafted sandwiches, salads, tacos, tostada bowls and house-made salsas. 1919 Cafe offers indoor and outdoor dining. The Bar is also open with a wide selection of wine and beer. Members at the Premier levels (Affiliate, Patron, Supporting, Benefactor, and Society of Fellows) are eligible for a 10% discount! No reservations.

Mon., Wed., Thurs. | 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Fri.–Sun. | 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed Tuesdays

Freshwater Pavilion

Located in the Chinese Garden, the newly reopened Freshwater Pavilion is serving milk tea (with optional boba) and iced teas; pastries including macarons, croissants, and whoopie pies; delicious grab-and-go fare including a Korean noodle salad; and assorted snacks.

Fri.–Sun. | 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Jade Court Cafe

Serving delicious pork and chive pot stickers, Dan Dan Noodles, spicy-sweet Ginger Crème Brûlée, and more, the new Jade Court Cafe is already a Huntington favorite. Members at the Patron level and above (Benefactor and Society of Fellows) are eligible for a 10% discount! Reservations not accepted.

Mon., Wed.–Fri. | 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Sat.–Sun. | 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Closed Tuesdays

Table with afternoon tea spread

Rose Garden Tea Room [Closed until Spring 2023]

Set within the historic Rose Garden, the Tea Room offers an elegant and memorable experience inspired by the tradition of English tea service with a distinctive California twist.

The Tea Room and adjacent Patio Grill are currently closed for renovation until Spring 2023.