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
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®.