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).

Canopy Cafe Click for More

This outdoor walk-up stand offers light bites and is conveniently located directly on the Paseo. The Canopy Cafe is currently closed and will reopen in the fall.


Pecan Chicken Salad

A dollop of our Famous Chicken Salad

Sliced Tomatoes and Cucumbers and Festive Baby Mixed Green


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 & Cheese Sandwich

Smoked Turkey & Havarti Cheese on Wheat Bread


Grab and Go Items

Fresh Vegetable Sticks and Hummus or Ranch

Assorted Cubed Cheeses with Oyster Crackers

Fresh Fruit Cups with Yogurt

Chicken Salad and ​Pretzel Chips


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


Grilled Cheese Station Click for More

This outdoor walk-up is located on the Paseo, across from Pecan Grove. Open from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Grilled Cheese bites

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Bites 

On Local Sourdough Bread with Melted Texas Cheddar and Provolone Cheese

Served with Dill Pickle Bites

Without Bacon $5.00

With Bacon $6.00

Flavored Smoothies


Ice Cream 


Bottled Beverages



Soft Drinks


Concert Fare Click for More

Some of DFW's favorite food trucks will be on site at each Cool Thursdays Concert providing tasty dining options to concertgoers throughout the 2015 season.

Guests are allowed to bring outside food and drink to concerts. Coolers are also permitted (those with wheels are recommended). Alcohol is not available for sale, but guests may bring adult beverages. Please drink responsibly. Dallas Police Department will be on site during all concerts.

2015 Food Trucks Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 3: China Grove


Bombay Street Food

The Bomb Fried Pies

Thursday, Sept. 10: A Hard Night’s Day

The Butchers Son

Cajun Tailgaters

Big D Kona Ice

Thursday, Sept. 17: Warehouse


Yim Yam Truck

Cup Cakin

Thursday, Sept. 24: The Limelight Band

Texas Burrito

Eat Jo Dawgs

My Cupcake Garden

Thursday, Oct. 1: Make Me Smile

Cajun Tailgaters

Bombay Street Food

Crickles Curbside

Thursday, Oct. 8: Satisfaction

Easy Sliders

Guava Tree

Big D Kona Ice

Thursday, Oct. 15: The Landsharks

Eat Jo Dawgs

Guava Tree


Thursday, Oct. 22: The Molly Ringwalds


Texas Burrito

Cup Cakin

Thursday, Oct. 29: Emerald City

Yim Yam Truck

Easy Slider

The Bomb Fried Pies

Dallas Arboretum
and Botanical Garden

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