Seasonal Dining

Grab a quick bite to eat along the Paseo throughout the year. Food options and dining areas are located throughout the Arboretum to provide flexibility for your meal experience. Visitors are also invited to order food to-go and picnic anywhere on the grounds (except in restaurants).

7 Swans a Sipping - Grilled Cheese Station Click for More

Located on the Paseo, this festival grilled cheese card serves sweet delights and adult beverages to keep you warm and happy this Christmas.

Night-time Menu

Hot Roasted Nuts - $5.00

Chestnuts, Almonds and Cashews, served in a white bag

Flavored Popcorn - $4.00

In Assorted flavors

Mexican Hot Chocolate - $6.00

Warm and Creamy House Made Hot Cocoa

Flavored Coffees - $5

Dallas’ Own La Crème Coffees in Pumpkin Spice and Texas Christmas flavors

Canopy Cafe Click for More

This outdoor walk-up stand offers light bites and is conveniently located directly on the Paseo.

Autumn at the Arboretum menu:

Pecan Chicken Salad

A serving of our Famous Chicken Salad,

Sliced Tomatoes and Cucumbers

and Festive Baby Mixed Greens


Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Crispy Romaine with sliced Chicken Breast Fresh Parmesan Cheese, Roasted Red Peppers, Ancho Croutons and House Caesar Dressing


Garden Salad

Mixed Baby Greens with Cucumbers, Tomato, and shredded Carrots


Specialty Sandwiches

(Served with Chips and a Pickle)

Our Famous Chicken Salad Sandwich

Prepared with Sun-dried Cherries, Toasted Texas Pecans

served on a Buttery Croissant.


Turkey & Swiss Cheese Sandwich

Smoked Turkey & Big Eye Swiss Cheese Lettuce and Tomato on Rustic Bread


Grab and Go Items

*Chicken Salad and Pretzel Chips

*Assorted Cubed Cheeses with Crackers

*Fresh Vegetable Sticks and Hummus or Ranch

*Fresh Fruit Cups with Yogurt


Children’s Menu

Served with Chips

*Hot Dog

*Peanut Butter & Jelly

*Turkey Wrap



Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Lemonade, Iced Tea


Bottled Water



Brownies, Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Lemon Bars



Chips, M&M’s, Snickers Bars


Drink Cart Click for More

Located on the Paseo and only open at night during the 12 Days of Christmas at night, this station serves drinks for guests of all ages.

Hot Beverages

Mulled Wine $8.00

Cabernet Sauvignon mulled with Citrus Zest, Honey and Cinnamon.

Hot Mulled Apple Cider $7.00

Apple Cider mulled in Citrus Zest, Vermont Maple Syrup, Allspice Berries and Cinnamon Sticks

Belgian Hot Chocolate $6.00

Warm and Creamy - House Made Hot Cocoa.

Hazelnut and Cinnamon Coffee $5.00

Dallas’ own La Crème Coffees and Teas.


Beer $6.00

Local Artisan Micro Brews, Imported and Domestic Beer

California Wines $8.00

Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Bottled Water and Soft Drinks $3.00

Our Signature Bottled Water and Coke, Diet Coke and Sprite