Restaurant DeGolyer

Open daily from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., this exceptional venue is nestled in the center of our 66-acre garden, inside the historic DeGolyer House.

Prepared and presented by Gil's Elegant Catering, the menu features delicious meals inspired by the recipes of James Sparks, the executive chef at Gil's. Both indoor and outdoor dining is available. The Restaurant DeGolyer also offers seasonal Seated Tea inside the restaurant. Reservations are required for Seated Tea and can be made by calling 214.515.6511, emailing or by clicking here.


Soup Of The Day

Served with a herb biscuit

Cup of soup - $4 | Bowl of soup - $6

Entree Salads

Caesar Salad - $10.25

Romaine hearts with aged Parmesan and toasted croutons

Add poached chicken for an additional $3.25

Cobb Salad - $13.50

Mixed greens garnished with diced tomatoes, poached chicken, crispy bacon, diced egg and an avocado wedge (when in season) with your choice of dressing

Salad Nicoise - $14.99

A composed salad with broiled salmon filet, organic baby lettuce, boiled potatoes, green beans, hard boiled eggs and tomato

House Made Signature Dressings

Dijon-dill vinaigrette, Roquefort, dried cherry balsamic, creamy champagne vinegar

Salad Trio

Seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad - $12.50

Unadorned - fruit at its best!

Chicken Salad - $12.50

Tender chicken with dried cherries and Texas pecans

Spinach Salad - $12.50

With bacon, tomato, egg, and champagne vinegar dressing


Served with house-made rosemary potato chips and your choice of House or Caesar Salad

Skinny Garden Club - $10.99

Roasted turkey, bacon, lettuce and tomato between two slices of toasted sourdough

Chicken Salad Sandwich - $10.99

Chicken with dried cherries and Texas pecans, with sliced tomato on a flaky croissant

French Dip Sandwich - $10.99

Thinly sliced roasted beef and horseradish cream with au jus for dipping

Sonoma Grilled Cheese Sandwich - $10.99

On sour dough with tomato and bacon

Monterey Chicken Sandwhich - $10.99

Grilled chicken breast with peppers and onions, monterey jack cheese on ciabatta - cilantro Jalapeno mayo

Bistro Entrees

Chicken Picatta - $16.99

With wild rice blend and baby green beans

Country Pot Roast - $16.99

With new potatoes and farm-cut carrots

Pan Seared Salmon - $17.99

With wild rice blend and baby green beans

Three-Tea Sandwich Plate

Served with a cup of soup or Spinach Salad

Mini Croissant with Chicken Salad - $12.50

Sliced Turkey and Brie Spread on Walnut Bread - $12.50

Traditional Creamed Cucumber on White Bread - $12.50

Hot Comfort Food

Served with your choice of House or Caesar Salad

Quiche Lorraine - $11.95

King Ranch Casserole - $11.95

Children's Menu

Served with house-made chips

Macaroni and Cheese - $5.50

Peanut Butter and Jelly - $5.50

Kids Grilled Cheese Sandwich - $5.50

Chicken Fingers and French Fries - $7.50

Wine, Champagne & Local Craft Beers

Merlot | Pinot Noir | Chardonnay | Sauvignon Blanc | Pinot Grigio | Prosecco | Champagne



Selection of La Creme Hot Teas | Iced Tea | Coffee/Decaf Coffee

Bottled Water | Coke/Diet Coke | Sprite

The Finishing Touch

Tres Leches Cake - $5.99

Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie􀀅 - $5.99

Lemon Cream Shortcake􀀅 - $5.99

Fresh Berry Romanoff - $5.99

Praline Creme Brulee - $5.99

Chocolate Decadence Cake - $6.99

Decadent enough for two to share.

Sunday Brunch Menu

Eggs Benedict - $16.99

Poached eggs atop a toasted English muffin, Canadian bacon and Hollandaise sauce with sunrise potatoes

Salmon Benedict - $17.99

Seared filet of salmon, English muffin, poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce with sunrise potatoes

Brisket Benedict - $16.99

Slow cooked brisket, English muffin, poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce with sunrise potatoes

Eggs Florentine - $14.99

Artichoke hearts, creamed spinach, poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce with sunrise potatoes

Breakfast Tacos - $12.99

Scrambled eggs, bacon, ham, cheddar cheese, and salsa in flour tortillas

House Seared Salmon - $17.99

Salmon with an artichoke and caper butter sauce

Chicken and Waffles - $14.99

Belgian waffle with country fried chicken tenders and warm ancho honey butter

Creme Brulee French Toast - $12.99

Texas toast dipped in heavenly brulee batter with a touch of Gran Marnier

Diced Fruit - Cup - $4 | Bowl - $6


Mimosa - $7

Poinsettias - $7

Peach Bellini - $7

Bottomless Mimosa, Poinsettia or Bellinis - $11

Gratuity is not included. A 20% gratuity will be added for parties of 6 and more.

The Arboretum respectfully maintains all of the Gardens for the enjoyment of our guests.

To accommodate all of our guests efficiently as possible; We ask no separate checks for groups of 8 or more.

Reservations for groups of 8 or more only please.

Dallas Arboretum
and Botanical Garden

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
Administrative Office Open Monday Through Friday, 8:30am - 5pm