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 Morton Arboretum is proud to introduce our beer created specifically for the Arboretum. Learn more about the different styles.
Ginkgo Restaurant (Now Open!)
We’ve redesigned the Ginkgo Restaurant experience and can’t wait for you to see the improvements. Now you can spend less time in line and more time enjoying the view of Meadow Lake. And the menu of fresh, internationally-inspired meals offers additional vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.
Grand Reopening Celebration
Wednesday, March 21
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Join us on March 21 to celebrate the improvements to the Ginkgo Restaurant. Stop by the Visitor Center and taste samples from the new menu, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Then dine in the restaurant for a chance to win a free lunch! Access to the Ginkgo Restaurant requires paying the Arboretum admission fee.
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®.