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The Green Gateau


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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The Lavosh
Unleavened armenian cracker bread baked with fresh ingredients and mozzarella cheese: chicken and spinach; basil pesto and tomato; smoked rib tips, chicken, prosciutto, sliced tomato, sun-dried tomato pesto; lobster sauce, seafood, and vegetables; roasted vegetables, fresh spinach, sliced tomato, sun-dried tomato pesto
Grilled Vegetables & Brie
Seared zucchini, squash, red onion, sliced radishes & tomato. Served with creamy brie cheese, served with garlic crostini and baguette
Coconut Shrimp Lollipops
Large shrimp breaded with coconut flakes, served in a martini glass with orange marmalade, mango salsa, a hint of horseradish and lemon
Truffle Fries
Hand-cut russet potatoes tossed with black truffle oil and parmesan cheese, served with dipping sauces
Brussels Sprouts
Tender brussels sprouts roasted with red-peppers, maple-cider glaze, and caramelized walnuts, served with dipping sauces
Roasted Cauliflower Wedge
Oven roasted head of cauliflower, seasoned with cracked pepper, and parmesan crumbs, served with choice of dipping sauces
Flash Fried Calamari
Tender calamari rings flash fried in seasoned flour, served with red pepper aioli and remoulade sauce
Fresh Guacamole Tableside
Guacamole prepared by your server with haas avocados, fresh cilantro, tomatoes and lime, served with freshly fried ancho flour tortilla chips and salsa
Spinach & Artichoke Fondue
A warm fondue with gorgonzola cheese, baby spinach and artichoke hearts. Served with garlic crostini and baguette
Gateau Sampler (Serves Four)
A delicious medley of our lavosh, fondue and coconut shrimp
Add a cup of soup to any salad +$4
Grilled Salmon
Fresh grilled salmon filet, served over a bed of romaine and spring greens with sliced mushrooms, scissored egg, tomatoes, sliced radishes, asparagus and red onions, finished with a parmesan crisp and warm bacon dressing on the side
Gateau Chicken Salad
Tender organic chicken breast blended with mayo, celery, scallions, parsley, caramelized walnuts served over spring greens. Finished with tomatoes, asparagus, sliced radishes, red onion, parmesan crisp, and choice of dressing served on the side
Mandarin Grilled Chicken
Fresh romaine and spring greens tossed with mandarin oranges, cage-free grilled chicken, scallions in a sweet asian dressing. Finished with red onion, asparagus, sliced radishes, tomatoes, fried egg noodles, black sesame seeds, crisp wontons and sriracha aioli
Sirloin Steak Salad
Grilled certified angus sirloin tips served over a bed of mixed greens with gorgonzola crumbles, sliced bacon, sliced radishes, grape tomatoes, scissored egg and onion, finished with a parmesan crisp and choice of dressing served on the side
Coconut Chicken Salad
Crispy coconut chicken, mixed greens, avocado, scissored egg, tomato, sliced radish, served with a parmesan cheese crisp, asparagus, and choice of dressing served on the side
Grilled Vegetable Salad
Fresh grilled vegetables served over a bed of romaine and spring greens with sliced mushrooms, scissored egg, tomatoes, asparagus and red onions. Finished with a parmesan crisp, sun-dried tomato pesto, and choice of dressing on the side
Cup $4.0
Bowl $7.0
Flight of Three $7.0
Lincoln's Best Soup
lobster bisque, french onion, roasted red pepper gouda
$11. Choice of Two
california club | chicken salad croissant | the garden party or grilled vegetables & quark cheese
gateau spring salad with caramelized walnuts, feta cheese and sun-dried cranberries served in a parmesan crisp
Cup of Soup
lobster bisque, french onion, roasted red pepper gouda
Choice of bleu cheese potato salad, hand-cut fries or a chocolate espresso muffin. Sub a cup of fresh fruit medley or soup - $3
Chicken Monterey
Grilled all natural chicken breast with prosciutto, melted cheddar and swiss cheeses, served on a fresh brioche roll with lettuce, tomato, onion, roasted red pepper mayo and fresh avocado slices
Chicken Salad Croissant
Tender chicken breast blended with mayo, celery, scallions & parsley served on a toasted croissant with lettuce & tomato
The Garden Party
Seasonal vegetables, sliced radishes and spinach leaves tossed in olive oil with oregano and lemon pepper, served chilled and wrapped in a tomato-basil tortilla, spread with brie cheese and fresh avocado slices
Croque Monsieur
The classic french hot ham and cheese sandwich on brioche toast with grilled ham and dijon mustard, broiled with swiss cheese and mornay sauce
Steak Philly Wrap
Certified angus sirloin steak tips grilled with pepper, onions, mushrooms and pepper jack cheese, wrapped in a tomato-basil tortilla, finished with chipotle ranch dressing, lettuce and tomato
Blackstone Reuben
House-made fresh certified angus corned beef brisket topped with thousand island dressing, sauerkraut and diced red potatoes, served on thick-sliced rye
Crab Sliders
Grilled maryland crab cakes served on petite croissants with pineapple mayo, remoulade sauce, bacon, lettuce, tomato and red onion
California Club
Shaved roast beef, turkey, bacon strips, cheddar and swiss cheeses, spring greens, tomatoes, fresh avocado slices and red onion layered on sourdough toast with guacamole and roasted red pepper mayo. Served with a side of chipotle ranch dressing
Choice of bleu cheese potato salad, hand-cut fries or a chocolate espresso muffin. Sub a cup of fresh fruit medley or soup +$3. Choose: nebraska-raised, hormone & pesticide free, humanely treated, certified piedmontese fresh ground beef, or a fresh all-natural chicken breast. Served On: a fresh brioche roll with lettuce, tomato, onion and roasted red pepper mayo. Add: mushrooms, caramelized onions, extra cheese, jalapeños, bbq sauce, bacon jam, prosciutto, or guacamole +$1
Gateau Burger
cheddar, swiss, pepper jack, mozzarella or bleu cheese
Beer and Bleu
bacon, belgian ale and bleu cheese
Reuben Burger
house-made corned beef, sauerkraut and potato dressing, swiss cheese
roasted vegetables, sliced radishes, branched oak farms quark cheese
California Burger
bacon, cheddar, swiss, guacamole
Patty Melt
cheddar, swiss, caramelized onions, served on grilled rye toast
all of our eggs are certified organic, cage free eggs
French Slam
two wedges of our brioche french toast, one egg (any style) and your choice of bacon, canadian bacon or sausage patty
Gateau's Traditional
two eggs (any style), toast, choice of bacon, canadian bacon or sausage, and hashbrowns or a potato pancake
Pancake Sandwich
double stack of buttermilk pancakes layered with strips of hickory smoked bacon & topped with one egg any style
Chef's Breakfast
Two eggs scrambled with diced ham, swiss cheese & fresh chives on a toasted croissant. Served with hashbrowns or a potato pancake
Chicken Fried Steak
tender swiss steak finished with rich sausage gravy, two eggs (any style), and your choice of hashbrowns or a potato pancake
Huevos Rancheros
grilled tomato-basil tortilla topped with two eggs (any style), and spicy green pork chili, served with hashbrowns or potato pancake
Buttermilk Biscuits Breakfast
our freshly baked cheddar and chive buttermilk biscuits smothered in sausage gravy, served with your choice of bacon, canadian bacon, or sausage, and two certified organic, cage free eggs
French Toast
our homemade custard-battered egg bread grilled light brown, served with butter, maple syrup & powdered sugar
With Beef Tenderloin Medallions $25.0
Steak & Eggs
a juicy, black angus 8 oz. center cut sirloin steak prepared to order, served with two eggs (any style), toast and your choice of hash browns or potato pancake
Scone or Beignet
choice of beignet: chocolate or regular or choice of scone: cream or flavored served with whipped cream & lemon curd, or strawberry jam
choose one of our benedicts served with 2 poached eggs, english muffin, hollandaise sauce and either hashbrowns or a potato pancake
Eggs Oscar
maryland crab cakes
Eggs Benedict
smoked canadian bacon
Eggs Florentine
spinach and grilled tomatoes
Salmon Benedict
blackened salmon
Sirloin Tips Benedict
beef sirloin tips
Shimrp Benedict
grilled red shrimp
$14. Warm and tender crêpes stuffed with delicious fillings, served with a chocolate espresso muffin or scone
spinach, sautéed vegetables, hollandaise
Sweet Fruit
fruit medley flamed in brandy, finished with melba sauce, caramelized pears, cranberries & cream
Cordon Bleu
chicken, ham, shiitake mushrooms, swiss, mornay sauce
Choice of bleu cheese potato salad, hand-cut fries or a chocolate espresso muffin. Sub a cup of fresh fruit medley or soup +$3
The French Connection
shaved roast beef, sautéed mushrooms, caramelized onions and melted swiss, broiled with bacon butter & served on a baguette with mayo, bacon, lettuce, tomato and a side of au jus
Atlantic Cod $13.0
Chicken $11.0
Shrimp $16.0
Frog Legs $11.0
The Chips
Atlantic cod, all natural chicken breast, large shrimp, or crispy frog legs, fried in our light belgian ale beer batter, served over hand-cut fries, finished with dipping sauces. Additional sides not included
Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wrap
Tender breast of chicken marinated in our jamaican jerk spice, grilled hot and stuffed into a tomato basil tortilla with pineapple mayo. Includes melted cheddar and pepper jack cheese, spring greens, red onions, sliced tomatoes and mango salsa
Quiche du Jour
A pepper-parsley crust and custard like filling with today's freshest ingredients. Ask your server for selections
Croque Madame
brioche toast grilled with ham, Dijon mustard, finished with two eggs, hollandaise & sliced tomato
Macaroni & Cheese
Large macaroni sautéed with cream, butter, sharp cheddar and swiss cheese. Baked au gratin with sourdough bread and parmesan cheese crumbs. Additional sides not included. Choose up to (2) Ingredients: asparagus | truffle oil | ham | green chili | salsa | lobster sauce | bacon | chicken | tomato | duck sausage | caramelized onion | prosciutto | jalapeños | smoked rib ends | mushrooms | spinach | broccoli | bleu cheese
Pasta Gorgonzola with Chicken
julienne chicken breast sautéed in olive oil with broccoli florets, simmered in a spinach and artichoke cream sauce with tangy gorgonzola cheese and fettuccine additional sides not included
Choose one of our grilled hash specialties served with two certified organic, cage free eggs any style and toast. Additional sides not included
Corned Beef
house-made angus corned beef with red potatoes, peppers and onions
duck and foie gras sausage, red potatoes, peppers and onions
sirloin tips, red potatoes, peppers and onions
brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes, red potatoes, peppers and onions
$8 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Contemporary
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to get a nice dinner. Dishes are creative and well executed. Moderately priced for what you are getting. The server we had was well trained and did a fantastic job. We will be back!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank james and brand... b
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Green Gateau is unlike any other restaurant in Lincoln, NE. With its quaint decor and and layout, it provides a comfortable and superior environment for dining in the downtown area. For dinner, It is truly a dining experience; plan on staying for awhile. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Denise1641
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food no matter the time of day! Weekend breakfast is amazing! The French toast is delightful! The ambiance is great for couples or a family is just as welcomed! Customer service is fantastic!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank krisrj2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Green Gateau is nice, yet small for a place to eat. Rather than typical paper napkins, you get a decent size cloth napkin. Nicely decorated. Food can be somewhat on the pricey side, depending on selection. Staff is friendly. You do not need to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank redngold4life
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited 7-10 days ago for brunch to celebrate a birthday. We had 4 children in our group of 10 and they were well behaved. We had reservations and were seated in a separate room. The separate room would have been fantastic, except it was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jtbB3353VJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this place. The coconut pineapple scones were to die for! I was so happy to find Armenian lavash in Nebraska and that too for brunch. My wife had the Benedict and French toast. The quantities are huge so get things to share if...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank pranjals
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the place! I was looking for something light for dinner, and this was the first place I found. The menu had many veggie options, nice salads and starters. I opted for roasted cauliflower and a grilled vegetable salad. Both were super tasty....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank milalule
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title implies we have mixed feelings about this restaurant... We went there for dinner on a relatively quiet Friday evening and the efficiency of service was only above average and we wondered how it would be on a *really* busy evening. The menu...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love The Green Gateau! We were in town for the Michael Bublé concert and, of course, we ate brunch at The Green Gateau. I made reservations and we were seated immediately. Our server, Conrad, was great and made recommendations, which were very helpful. I...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank EstherA674
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to eat. Food and service is great. The location lacks parking when busy. But places are available but customers may have to look a little to find a place

Date of visit: August 2018
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March 30, 2019|
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Response from larncher | Reviewed this property |
I also have a severe peanut allergy. There is usually a nice variety of items on the menu safe for me to eat. I always have my server check with the chef on any items I consider ordering. I have found them to be very... More
December 27, 2018|
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Response from Susan B | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other posters - 25-30 might be their max for a group. I have been to their adjoining venue in a large group. I don’t know if they have still have that space. I would give them a call and ask.
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