Sunday, October 17, 2021

Su’s Garden, a Marco Island treasure



By Joan Kelly

Piyun Su is proud of the long history she has with Marco Island. Su’s Garden celebrated 30 years on the island in June. Su’s Garden is located at 537 Bald Eagle Drive with the gold Chinese lions marking the spot.

Her regular customers are like family. Many know just what they want to order, sit and relax while it is prepared. “It is very simple,” Piyun Su noted.


Carry out as well as dine in is very popular. The carry-out menu for a complete lunch is now $6.95. You get the choice of soup or appetizer,



steamed or fried rice. The entrees include chicken, pork, beef, shrimp or combo meats added to the curry or vegetable dishes, nearly 60 different lunches.


“When people ask me do you have a daily special, I say my menu has over 100 items already,” Piyun Su pointed out.

“Everything is fresh made. Whatever you want it is easy for us to put together. No problem. We can cook without salt. We can do a lot of steamed stuff.”

House specialties include pineapple chicken, mandarin duck, shrimp with crabmeat and beef in orange sauce.


Many of the meals both lunch and

Photos by Joan Kelly and Val Simon

Photos by Joan Kelly and Val Simon

dinner are complete with choice of soup, appetizer and entrée for one price.

A complete dinner is $16.95 with soup, appetizer, entrée and dessert with over a dozen dinner choices and multiple soup and appetizer options.

The carry out menu is slightly lower priced than the dine in. Both menus are very reasonable.


Vegetables are a main ingredient in the Chinese dishes. Vegetarians will find many interesting dinner combinations. There are steamed dishes, various rice options including fried, steamed or brown rice on request.

Those who eat seafood will find lobster, shrimp and fish.


Delivery is available on Marco. Lunch is from 11:30 to 3:00, Dinner from 3-9:30. Call 230-394-4666 for dine in or carry-out information.

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