The Arboretum Restaurant, located on the second floor of the Oswald Visitors Center, is open year-round and offers a wide variety of hot entrees and Grab & Go items. Each day, the Restaurant serves delicious lunches including a variety of homemade soups, salads, fresh bakery items, Grab & Go items and a daily "hot dish" special. Special menu items feature organic foods as well as produce from the Arboretum's own gardens. The Restaurant's Java City Coffee is 100% fair trade coffee. The Restaurant became a Certified Green Restaurant® in May 2012. Read more at dinegreen.com.
The Arboretum's full catering service is available for meetings, special events, weddings, anniversary parties, picnics, and group tours. The Arboretum Catering service welcomes the opportunity to serve you. We pride ourselves on offering an outstanding array of food and beverage selections designed to meet a variety of needs. Special menus are available that feature organic foods as well as produce from the Arboretum's own gardens. From a simple coffee break to extravagant receptions and dinners, you can count on us for quality preparation, professional service and outstanding presentation. Our catering staff strives to develop and produce customized menu events. Looking to have a meeting, event or wedding at the Arboretum? View current catering menus here. A catering representative is available to help you design a menu reflecting the unique needs of your group. To talk to our catering sales office, please call 612-626-3951.
Restaurant Hours (November - May 26)
Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sun., 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Lunch Hours: Made to order service areas 11 a.m.-2 p.m. From 2 p.m.-close, the restaurant serves beverages, desserts, grab and go sandwiches, snacks and salads.
Restaurant Hours (May 27 - October)
Mon. - Sat., 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Sun., 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Made-to-order lunch hours: 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.
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