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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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STARTERS
The Lavosh
Unleavened armenian cracker bread or a gluten free, vegan, cauliflower crust (+ $3) baked with fresh ingredients and mozzarella cheese: chicken and spinach*; basil pesto and tomato (Gluten Free)*; smoked rib tips, chicken, prosciutto, sliced tomato, sun-dried tomato pesto (Gluten Free)*; lobster sauce, seafood, and vegetables*; roasted vegetables, fresh spinach, sliced tomato, sun-dried tomato pesto (Gluten Free)*
11
Brussels Sprouts
Tender brussels sprouts roasted with red-peppers, maple-cider glaze, and caramelized walnuts, served with dipping sauces
9
Grilled Vegetables & Brie
Seared zucchini, squash, red onion, sliced radishes & tomato. Served with creamy brie cheese, served with garlic crostini and baguette
10
Roasted Cauliflower Wedge
Oven roasted head of cauliflower, seasoned with cracked pepper, and parmesan crumbs, served with choice of dipping sauces
8
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
11
Flash Fried Calamari
Tender calamari rings flash fried in seasoned flour, served with red pepper aioli and remoulade sauce
10
Truffle Fries
Thin-cut russet potatoes tossed with black truffle oil and parmesan cheese, served with dipping sauces
7
Fresh Guacamole Tableside
Guacamole prepared by your server with haas avocados, fresh cilantro, tomatoes and lime, served with freshly fried ancho flour tortilla chips
10
Gateau Sampler (Serves Four)
A delicious medley of our lavosh, fondue and coconut shrimp
25
Spinach & Artichoke Fondue
A warm fondue with gorgonzola cheese, baby spinach and artichoke hearts. Served with garlic crostini and baguette
9
GREENS & SOUP
Add a cup of soup to any salad + $4
Grilled Salmon Salad
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
16
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
15
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
14
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
13
Cobb Salad
Grilled chicken breast, sliced avocado, bleu cheese, bacon, served over a bed of mixed greens with fresh asparagus, tomatoes, scissored egg, parmesan crisp, and your choice of dressing
15
Lincoln's Best Soup
lobster bisque, french onion, roasted red pepper gouda
Cup4
Bowl7
Flight of Three7
Sirloin Steak Salad
Grilled 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
16
PICK 2 OR 3 COMBO
Choice of Two $11 | Choice of Three $14
Sandwich
california club | chicken salad croissant | the garden party or grilled vegetables & brie cheese
Salad
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
GG SANDWICHES
Choice of bleu cheese potato salad, thin-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
12
Turkey & Brie Croissant
Shaved black pepper turkey breast served on a toasted croissant with lettuce, tomato, onion, finished with creamy brie cheese spread and sun-dried tomato pesto
12
Chicken Salad Croissant
Tender chicken breast blended with mayo, celery, scallions & parsley served on a toasted croissant with lettuce & tomato
12
Steak Philly Wrap
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
15
The Garden Party
Grilled vegetables, tomato, radishes and spinach leaves wrapped in a tomato-basil tortilla, spread with brie cheese and fresh avocado slices
11
Add Chicken2
Blackstone Reuben
House-made fresh angus corned beef brisket topped with thousand island dressing, sauerkraut and diced red potatoes, served on thick-sliced rye
13
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
14
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
13
Crab Sliders
Grilled maryland crab cakes served on petite croissants with pineapple mayo, remoulade sauce, bacon, lettuce, tomato and red onion
17
THE BURGERS
Choice of bleu cheese potato salad, thin-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, Wagyu fresh ground beef from the Morgan Ranch in Burwell, NE, or a Vegan Beyond Burger (Vegetarian) or a fresh all-natural chicken breast. Served on: a fresh brioche roll or a fresh gluten free 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
11
Veggie
Fresh jalapenos, sweet peppers and onions, brie and pepper jack cheeses
11
Beer and Bleu*
bacon, belgian ale and bleu cheese
12
California Burger*
bacon, cheddar, swiss, guacamole
12
Jalapenos Brie Burger*
Fresh jalapenos, sweet peppers and onions, brie and pepper jack cheeses
12
Patty Melt*
cheddar, swiss, caramelized onions, served on grilled rye toast
11
MORNING BREAKFAST
all of our eggs are certified organic, cage free eggs
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
14
French Slam
two wedges of our brioche french toast, one egg (any style) and your choice of bacon, canadian bacon or sausage patty
10
French Toast
our homemade custard-battered egg bread grilled light brown, served with butter, maple syrup & powdered sugar
9
Try Them Stuffed with Strawberries, Whipped Cream Cheese & Strawberry Sauce*1
Add Caramelized Pears or Bacon Jam to Either One for1
Gateau's Traditional
two eggs (any style), toast, choice of bacon, canadian bacon or sausage, and hashbrowns or a potato pancake
12
Steak & Eggs
wagyu 8 oz. sirloin steak from the Morgan ranch in Burwell, NE prepared to order, served with two eggs (any style), toast and your choice of hash browns or potato pancake
18
With Beef Tenderloin Medallions25
Pancake Sandwich
double stack of buttermilk pancakes layered with strips of hickory smoked bacon & topped with one egg any style
11
Chef's Breakfast
Two eggs scrambled with diced ham, swiss cheese & fresh chives on a toasted croissant. Served with hashbrowns or a potato pancake
12
Scone or Beignet
choice of cream or flavored scone, or warm beignets served with whipped cream & lemon curd, or strawberry jam
4
Chicken Fried Steak
tender swiss steak finished with rich sausage gravy, two eggs (any style), and your choice of hashbrowns or a potato pancake
16
Gateau Pancakes
buttermilk cakes, served hot off the griddle with maple syrup and butter
9
Add Blueberries, Strawberries, Chocolate Chips or Bacon Jam for1
THE BENEDICTS
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
17
Eggs Benedict
smoked canadian bacon
14
Eggs Florentine
spinach and grilled tomatoes
13
Salmon Benedict
blackened salmon
15
Sirloin Tips Benedict
beef sirloin tips
15
Shrimp Benedict
grilled red shrimp
16
THE CREPES
$14. Warm and tender crêpes stuffed with delicious fillings, served with a chocolate espresso muffin or scone
Florentine
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
BRUNCH SPECIALTIES
Choice of bleu cheese potato salad, thin-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
14
The Chips
Atlantic cod, all natural chicken breast, large shrimp fried in our light belgian ale beer batter, served over thin-cut fries, finished with dipping sauces. Additional sides not included
Atlantic Cod13
Chicken11
Shrimp16
Macaroni & Cheese
Large macaroni sautéed with cream, butter, sharp cheddar and swiss cheese. Baked au gratin with sourdough bread and parmesan cheese crumbs. 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 - additional ingredients only +$1. Additional sides not included
15
Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wrap
Tender breast of chicken tossed 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
11
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
16
Quiche du Jour
A pepper-parsley crust and custard like filling with today's freshest ingredients. Ask your server for selections
11
Croque Madame
brioche toast grilled with ham, Dijon mustard, finished with two eggs, hollandaise & sliced tomato
13
THE HASH
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
15
Duck
duck and foie gras sausage, red potatoes, peppers and onions
17
Steak
sirloin tips, red potatoes, peppers and onions
16
Primavera
brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, red potatoes, peppers and onions
13
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Contemporary
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed November 8, 2019

Excellent meal and even better restaurant made dessert. Nice atmosphere in a rambling older building downtown. Good service

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank dorisd451
Reviewed November 6, 2019

Always excellant food. Good choice of drinks. Unique atmosphere. Very popular! Only drawback is that parking can be an issue on busy evenings/days.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pioneer283694
Reviewed November 5, 2019

We went there with our son and his family. I had the special, blackened Mahi Mahi. It was absolutely delicious! If I had any complaint, it was the portion could have been just a little bigger.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Michael B
Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

The Green Gateau was full, and the service and food were still excellent! It’s one of my favorite Lincoln gathering places.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Marijane-126
Reviewed October 17, 2019

Me and my family came during brunch to celebrate my birthday. We’ve passed by this place multiple times and thought we should check it out, it was very much worth it! The service, atmosphere, and food was fantastic. We really enjoyed it and would love...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Marivic N
Reviewed October 15, 2019 via mobile

This place always has perfect food and drinks. The flavors are amazing. The service is great. No surprise it’s one of Lincoln’s top restaurants. We will be back.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank DamianMel
Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

What a wonderful spot for breakfast, brunch or lunch! Mimosas, bloody mary's, eggs, chicken salad, scones, crepes. You name it, they make it. So fresh and homeade! A new favorite!!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank murphy222
Reviewed October 7, 2019

Introduced our son and girlfriend to The Green Gateau for my birthday this year, and we all loved it. Excellent food, outstanding service.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank tkell2018
Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

Best Bloody Mary. They offer a pitcher of bloody Mary’s. They had the best homemade chicken fried steak with potato pancakes. So good. I had the broccoli cheese quiche. Their scone was to die for. Would definitely come back!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Gaylea1958
Reviewed September 6, 2019

Very cute little restaurant in the downtown Lincoln area. This is not too far from the Haymarket district and the one bonus of this restaurant is that it has it's own parking lot right next door. The lot is not huge but at 5:30 in...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Ron W
March 31, 2019|
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I am looking for a restaurant that serves German pancakes, (Dutch pancakes, Panakuka) in Lincoln NE.
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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
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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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