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 - $3.75 | Bowl of soup - $5

Entree Salads

Caesar Salad - $10.25

Romaine hearts with aged Parmesan and toasted croutons

Add poached chicken for an additional $3

Cobb Salad - $12.95

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

Salad Nicoise - $13.95

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, Catalina, dried cherry balsamic, creamy champagne vinegar

Salad Trio

Seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad - $11.25

With poppy seed dressing

Chicken Salad Sandwich - $11.25

Poached chicken with cranberries and sliced almonds

Spinach Salad - $11.25

With bacon, tomato, egg, and champagne vinegar dressing


Served with your choice of House or Caesar Salad

Skinny Garden Club - $10.25

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

Chicken Salad Sandwich - $10.25

Poached chicken with almonds and dried cranberries, with sliced tomato on a flaky croissant

French Dip Sandwich - $10.25

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

Grilled Cheese Sandwich - $10.25

On sour dough with tomato and bacon

Three-Tea Sandwich Plate

Served with a cup of soup or Spinach Salad

Mini Croissant with Chicken Salad - $11.50

Sliced Turkey and Brie Spread on Walnut Bread - $11.50

Traditional Creamed Cucumber on White Bread - $11.50

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 fresh fruit

Macaroni and Cheese - $5

Peanut Butter and Jelly - $5

Chicken Fingers and French Fries - $6.95

Wine & Champagne

By the glass $8.75

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

Sunday Brunch Menu

Brunch items served with sunrise potatoes and fresh fruit

Eggs Benedict - $17

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

Salmon Benedict - $18

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

Brisket Benedict - $17

Slow cooked brisket, English muffin, poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce

Eggs Florentine - $15

Artichoke hearts, creamed spinach, poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce

House Seared Salmon - $18

Salmon with an artichoke and caper butter sauce

Chicken and Waffles - $15

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

Creme Brulee French Toast - $13

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

Breakfast Tacos - $13

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


Mimosa - $6

Poinsettias - $6

Peach Bellini - $6

Bottomless Mimosa, Poinsettia or Bellinis - $10

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