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 savor gourmet specialties overlooking a stunning panoramic view of Meadow Lake.
The Ginkgo Restaurant and Café is committed to 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.
The lunch menu changes each season; "grab and go" salads and sandwiches available.
The Morton Arboretum is proud to introduce our beer created specifically for the Arboretum. learn more
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Daily
9:00 to 10:45 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays for breakfast *
* The Ginkgo Restaurant will be closed December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, and 23 for Breakfast with Santa.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
The Ginkgo Café in the Visitor Center is open year-round. The Café sells ecoGrounds coffee by Java City, beverages, sandwiches, salads, and an assortment of snacks.
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. May through October
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. November through February
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. March and April
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve at 3 p.m., and Christmas Day.
Dine Green at the Ginkgo Restaurant at The Morton Arboretum, a Level 1 Certified Green Restaurant®.