Explore The Morton Arboretum’s 1,700 acres, and then replenish yourself with a scrumptious meal at the Ginkgo Restaurant. With floor-to-ceiling windows, visitors at the Ginkgo Restaurant eat gourmet specialties overlooking a stunning panoramic view of Meadow Lake.
The Ginkgo Restaurant and Café is improving its sustainable practices, providing new organic menu options, reducing throw-away plastic, selling reusable water bottles, and offering water bottle filling stations free for visitor use. Stop by the restaurant and check it out!
The menus change each season and there are "grab and go" salads and sandwiches available. Browse the current menus:
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Daily
9-11 a.m. Saturdays & Sundays for breakfast
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
*Please note: The Ginkgo Restaurant will be closed to the public during Breakfast with Santa. Dec 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21 & 22 from 9:00-11:00 a.m.
The Ginkgo Café in the Visitor Center is open year-round. The Café sells Starbucks® coffee, beverages, sandwiches, salads, and an assortment of snacks.
9 a.m.-4 p.m. November-February
9 a.m.-5 p.m. March-April
9 a.m.-6 p.m. May-October
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve at 3 p.m., and Christmas Day