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Quail’s Nest Café

Complete with luncheon favorites and imaginative specialties, the Quail’s Nest Café boasts a high–quality menu that will reward your palate. The menu will always surprise you with daily additions and a constant rotation of spectacular desserts. The Café also offers a full coffee and espresso bar to satisfy your coffee requests. They are pleased to serve you and your enjoyment is their top priority.

  • The Quail’s Nest Café is located on-site in the Visitor and Education Center. You do not need to pay for admission to visit the Café.
  • Eat in the beautiful conservatory-style setting or dine outdoors nestled in the woodlands.
  • Please Note: The Quail’s Nest Café does NOT take reservations. Dining is first come, first serve.

Winter 2018 Dinner Menu

Butternut Squash Soup  $6.00 | served with focaccia GF, VG

Bourbon Roasted Pear & Goat Cheese Salad $12.95  | arugula, pomegranate, Humbolt Fog goat cheese, red onion, roasted carrot, grilled fennel, garlic parmesan crouton VG  |  Add Chicken $2.50

Cheese and Charcuterie Plate  $12.95   | manchego, brie, goat cheese, garlic and red wine, soppressata, prosciutto, French baguette, dried apricots, marcona almonds, assorted olives (serves 2) 

Roasted Chicken Breast $19.95 herb marinated chicken breast, garlic wilted spinach, truffled mushrooms, creamy polenta and asiago cheese GF

Hunters Beef Stew  $20.00 |  braised grass-fed beef, potatoes, carrots, pearl onions, fresh peas

Organic Butternut Squash Lasagna 17.95   | roasted butternut squash, parmesan, fontina, béchamel sauce VG

Grilled Cheese  $11.95  |  mild cheddar cheese, white bread, served with a side of wedge potatoes VG

Holiday Desserts | Holiday Yule Log $6.00 | Cheesecake Slices $7.00 | Cake Slices $6.00 | Pies $5.00 | Cookies $3.00

VG indicates vegetarian option |  GF indicates gluten free option


Filoli offers a designated picnic area for our guests. If you wish to bring outside food, please note that picnicking is only permissible at the green tables next to the Visitor and Education Center.