Located at the Desert Botanical Garden, Gertrude’s offers a seasonal, ingredient driven menu that showcases local and regional artisans and farmers, including vegetables and herbs from Gertrude’s onsite garden plot. With a focus on top-quality food and libations, Chef Matthew Taylor creates a total visceral experience with cuisine, libations and exceptional garden ambience.
Gertrude’s is named after the Desert Botanical Garden’s founder Gertrude Divine Webster, an environmentalist ahead of her time, who founded the Garden in 1939. Originally designed as a greenhouse, the repurposed sustainable restaurant boasts indoor and patio dining for 170, an exhibition kitchen, private 12-seat chef’s table and expansive bar. Breakfast offers house made pastries, yogurt and fresh fruit. The all day menu offers diners a variety of salads, soup, burgers, sandwiches and light entrees.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily from 7am to 9pm and Sunday brunch all day. Open to the general public and Garden admission is not required. Reservations at www.opentable.com or 480-719-8600. Gertrude’s at the Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, www.gertrudesrestaurant.net