Enjoy a special dinner at Maple Restaurant before heading into Enchanted: Forest of Light! Make reservations to dine at Maple while purchasing your ticket to Enchanted through the Descanso Gardens website. Reservations not available through the Maple website for dinner during Enchanted. Available November 18, 2018 through January 6, 2019!
Just for kids! A special menu created for the littles before they are delighted by Enchanted: Forest of Light! Make reservations to dine at Maple while purchasing your ticket to Enchanted through the Descanso Gardens website. Available November 18, 2018 through January 6, 2019!
Just For Kids
with fries or salad $12
all beef patty, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato
cheese ravioli, marinara
Pizza Grilled Cheese
cheddar cheese, mozzarella, pepperoni
hebrew national all beef link; make it bacon wrapped
buttermilk fried chicken breast
Enchanted: Winter Cafe
Our quintessential Café Descanso will be transformed into the Winter Café during Enchanted: Forest of Light! Warm up with gooey grilled cheese and our signature hot espresso beverages. Available November 18, 2018 through January 6, 2019!
romaine, arugula, baby kale, buckwheat, lemon crema, pickled red onion, potatoes, egg, red wine vinaigrette
Classic Grilled Cheese
Short Rib & Gruyère
Nutella & Marshmallow
King's Peanut Butter & Banana
PB & J
creamy peanut butter, grape jelly
All Beef Hot Dog
hebrew national beef link, potato bun
buttermilk fried tenders, ranch dressing
Mocha, Latte, Cappuccino,Americano, Chai
Iced Blended Coffee
Espresso Specialty Drinks
Belgium Sipping Chocolate
Golden Road IPA
Golden Road Hefeweizen
Golden Road Lager
Patina Vega Sindoa Chardonnay, Spain, 2016
Patina Vega Sindoa Merlot, Spain, 2016
Domaine de Cala, France, 2017
Nicolas Merlot, France, 2014
Nicolas Sauvignon Blanc, France, 2016
Von Buhl Bone Dry Riesling, Germany, 2016
Before heading into Enchanted: Forest of Light, stop by the Enchanted Market in the Descanso Gardens courtyard! Enjoy hearty selections including Rosa's Tamales and Descanso Dogs, grab a cocktail from the bar to round out your bite! Available November 18, 2018 through January 6,2019!
Brunch buffet | Thursday, November 22, 11AM-3PM | $85 per adult, $45 per child | Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Buffet inside the beautiful Descanso Gardens! Includes coffee, iced tea and juice. Visit descansoorders.com to buy your tickets today!
Golden Beet Salad
Salt-roasted golden beets, mache greens, maple-made roasted garlic ricotta, toasted hazelnuts, apple cider vinaigrette
Tillamook cheddar, aged parmesan, panko herb crust
Buttered Sweet Corn
Sugar sweet corn, cottage butter, cracked tellicherry peppercorns, fleur de sel
Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
Traditional mashed potatoes, roasted turkey gravy
Sausage & Apple Stuffing
Traditional turkey stuffing, house-made pork sausage, granny smith apples
Maple-Roasted Root Vegetables
Baby beets, turnips, carrots, parsnips, onions, red potatoes
Pumpkin Cheesecake Shooter
Pumpkin spice mousse, whipped cream, graham cracker crumble
Pumpkin Spice Beignets
Salted caramel sauce
Apple Pie Ravioli
Fosselman's vanilla bean ice cream
Enchanted: Whiskey Bar
While inside Enchanted: Forest of Light, visit us at the Lightwave Lake for a true whiskey experience. With an extensive whiskey list, flights and cocktails, the Whiskey Bar will keep you warm and toasty for your evening in the Gardens!
Café Descanso is located just past the entrance to the grounds of Descanso Gardens in Pasadena, CA. Our café restaurant offers freshly made breakfast and lunch selections including pastries, fresh salads, sandwiches, homemade cookies, ice cream, and beer and wine. We offer Intelligentsia coffee that is 100% organic, direct trade certified and locally roasted in Southern California. For covered and shaded seating, tables are provided on the adjacent outdoor patio. Cafe Descanso is also a popular wedding venue, and offers full service catering by the Patina Group.