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. For lunch reservations of 8 or more people, please contact the Restaurant DeGolyer at 214-515-6610. *Reservations do NOT guarantee indoor seating.


**Note: The DeGolyer House is closed for tours due to renovations, and reopens January 12, 2019.

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 teas@dallasarboretum.org or by clicking here. Reservations do NOT guarantee indoor seating.


Please Note: January 5 - 22, Teas will be held on the Loggia while we remodel the DeGolyer Tea Room.

Paid general admission is required for all guests who wish to dine at DeGolyer (although members always get into the gardens free, of course).

See menus below.

Holiday Dinners

Join us for an exquisite, holiday dinner at The Dallas Arboretum
Seatings at 7:00 p.m. in the historic DeGolyer House on the evenings of December 21, 27 and 28

$55 per person for all guests, ages two and up

Dinner is served in the beautiful holiday decorated DeGolyer Restaurant. You must purchase nighttime admission tickets to take advantage of the dinner.

Please call 214-515-6511 or email teas@dallasarboretum.org for additional information and to make your reservation.

Our dinner reservationist can handle both for you. Payment will be made when you make your reservation, but you can wait to make your menu selections as late as two weeks in advance of your meal

Holiday Dinner Menu

SOUP OR SALAD
(Choose One)

Fresh Garden Salad with Julienned Vegetables
Choice of Roquefort, Ranch or Champagne Vinaigrette Dressings

Classic Caesar Salad
Romaine Heart with Aged Parmesan and Toasted Croutons

Potato and Leek Soup with Crème Fresh
Served with Herbed Biscuit

Tomato Basil Soup with Pesto Gremolata
Served with Herbed Biscuit

ENTREES
(Choose One)

Chicken Picatta with Artichokes and Capers
Served with Wild Rice and Fresh Vegetables

Beef Tenderloin Medallions with Green Peppercorn Sauce
Served with Rosemary Potatoes and Vegetables

Fettuccine Primavera with Shrimp in a Lemon Cream Sauce
Parmesan and Pecorino Cream Sauce

*Kale and Garbanzo Cake with Tomato Sauce
Served with Wild Rice and Vegetables

*(Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free)

DESSERT
(Choose One)

Hazelnut Roulade with Caramel Sauce
Molten Lava Cake with Wild Cherry Sauce

Strawberries Romanoff
NY Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce

Selection of La Crème Hot Teas – Iced Teas – Coffee – Decaf Coffee

Bottled Water/Coke/Diet Coke/ Sprite

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Lunch Menu

Soup of the Day

Served with an Herb Biscuit
Cup of Soup $4.00
Bowl of Soup $6.00

Entrée Salads

Caesar Salad - Romaine Hearts with aged Parmesan and Toasted Croutons
$10.25

Add Poached Chicken for an additional $3.25

Cobb Salad – Mixed Greens garnished with Diced Tomatoes, Poached Chicken, Crispy Bacon, Diced Egg and an Avocado Wedge (when in season) with your choice of Dressing
$13.50

Salad Niçoise – a composed salad with Broiled Salmon Filet, Organic Baby Lettuce, Poached Potatoes, Green Beans, Hard Boiled Eggs and Tomato
$15.99

House Made Signature Dressings
Dijon-Dill Vinaigrette, Roquefort, Dried Cherry Balsamic, Creamy Champagne Vinaigrette

Salad Trio $14.75
Seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad – unadorned, fruit at its best!
Chicken Salad (Tender Chicken with Dried Cherries and Texas Pecans)
Spinach Salad - with Bacon, Tomato, Egg and Champagne Vinegar Dressing

Sandwiches

Served with house made Rosemary Potato Chips – or- your choice of House or Caesar Salad

Skinny Garden Club $12.50
Roasted Turkey, Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato between 2 Slices of Toasted Sourdough

Chicken Salad Sandwich $12.50
Chicken with Dried Cherries and Texas Pecans with Sliced Tomato on a Flaky Croissant

French Dip Sandwich $13.50
Thinly Sliced Roasted Beef and Horseradish Cream with Au Ju for Dipping

Sonoma Grilled Cheese Sandwich $11.50
on Sour Dough Bread with Tomato and Bacon

Monterey Chicken Sandwich $12.50
Grilled Chicken Breast with Peppers and Onions, Monterey Jack Cheese on Ciabatta - Cilantro Jalapeño Mayo

Bistro Entrees

Chicken Picatta with Wild Rice Blend and Baby Green Beans $15.99

Pan Seared Salmon with Wild Rice Blend and Baby Green Beans $17.99

Country Pot Roast with New Potatoes and Farm Cut Carrots $16.99

Three Tea Sandwich Plate

$14.75
Served with a Cup of Soup or Spinach Salad

Mini Croissant with Chicken Salad
Sliced Turkey and Brie Spread on Wheat Bread
Traditional Creamed Cucumber on White Bread

Wines by the Glass and the Bottle and Local Craft Beers

Please inquire with your server
Claret - Pinot Noir - Chardonnay - Sauvignon Blanc - Pinot Grigio - Prosecco - Champagne

Children’s Menu (12 and under)

served with House Made Chips and Juice Box or Milk

Macaroni and Cheese
Peanut Butter and Jelly
Kids Grilled Cheese Sandwich
$7.99

Chicken Fingers and French Fries
$7.99 - 2 pcs (12 and under); $10.99 - 3pcs (Over 12 and Adults)

Beverages
$2.99
Selection of La Crème Hot Teas/ Iced Tea
Coffee/Decaf Coffee
Bottled Water/Coke/Diet Coke/Sprite

The Finishing Touch

$5.99

Tres Leches Cake
Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie
Lemon Cream Shortcake
Fresh Berry Romanoff
Praline Crème Brûlée

Chocolate Decadence Cake – decadent enough for two to share $7.99

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

~The Restaurant DeGolyer uses seasonal locally sourced and sustainable foods whenever possible and appropriate.

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Sunday Brunch Menu

Brunch Items

Eggs Benedict - $16.99

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

Eggs Florentine - $15.99

Artichoke hearts, creamed spinach, poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce

Migas - Breakfast Tacos - $12.99

Scrambled eggs, tortilla chips, breakfast sausage, and salsa in flour tortillas

Crab, Gruyere and Avocado Omelette - $16.99

Fluffy Three Egg Omelette with Lump Crab, Shredded Gruyere and Fanned Avocado

Texas Hearty Scramble Skillet - $13.99

Scrambled Farm Eggs with Sautéed Peppers, Breakfast Sausage and Melted Cheese

Texas Farmhouse French Toast - $14.99

Crème Brûlée French Toast Stuffed with Bacon, Fried Eggs and Cheese

Croque Señora Sonoma - $16.99

Grilled Cheese on Sour Dough with Tomato and Bacon - Topped with Poached Eggs and Jalapeno Cilantro Béchamel

All above Brunch Items served with Sunrise Potatoes

Bagel and Smoked Salmon - $14.99

Capers, Red Onion, Cream Cheese, and Tomato with a Toasted Bagel

Crème Brûlée French Toast - $12.99

Texas Toast dipped in Heavenly Brûlée Batter with a Touch of Gran Marnier

Diced Fruit - Cup $4.00 / Bowl $6.00

Beverages

Mimosa $7.50
Poinsettia $7.50
Peach Bellini $7.50
Mango Sunrise $7.50

*** “Bottomless” Mimosa, Poinsettia, Bellini or Mango Sunrise***

$14.00

Selection of La Crème Hot Teas/ Iced Tea Coffee/Decaf Coffee/ Bottled Water/Coke/Diet Coke/Sprite
$2.99

Entrée Salads

Salad Niçoise – a composed salad with Broiled Salmon Filet, Organic Baby Lettuce, Poached Potatoes, Green Beans, Hard Boiled Eggs and Tomato
$15.99

House Made Signature Dressings
Dijon-Dill Vinaigrette, Roquefort, Dried Cherry Balsamic, Creamy Champagne Vinaigrette

Salad Trio $14.50
Seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad – unadorned, fruit at its best!
Chicken Salad (Tender Chicken with Dried Cherries and Texas Pecans)
Spinach Salad - with Bacon, Tomato, Egg and Champagne Vinegar Dressing

Sandwiches $12.50

Served with your choice of house made Rosemary Potato Chips, House Salad, or Caesar Salad

Raspberry Chipotle Chicken Sandwich
Chicken Breast, Bacon, Pepper Jack Cheese with Raspberry Chipotle Sauce on Ciabatta Bread

Skinny Garden Club
Roasted Turkey, Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato between 2 Slices of Toasted Sourdough

Chicken Salad Sandwich
Chicken with Dried Cherries and Texas Pecans with Sliced Tomato on a Flaky Croissant

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Three Tea Sandwich Plate

$14.50
Served with a Cup of Soup or Spinach Salad

~Mini Croissant with Chicken Salad ~ Sliced Turkey and Brie Spread on Wheat Bread~
~Traditional Creamed Cucumber on White Bread~

CHILDREN’S MENU (12 Years and under only)

served with House Made Chips and Juice Box or Milk

*Macaroni and Cheese or *Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich*
$7.99

*Chicken Fingers and French Fries*
$7.99 (12 Years and under) - $10.99 (over 12 Years)

The Finishing Touch

$5.99
Tres Leches Cake
Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie
Lemon Cream Shortcake
Fresh Berry Romanoff
Praline Crème Brûlée

Chocolate Decadence Cake – decadent enough for two to share.
$7.99

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.

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Wine & Beverage List

W I N E

La Marca - Prosecco
Carousel - Champagne
Washington Hills - “Late Harvest” Riesling
Chateau St Michelle - Chardonnay
TEXAS WINES
Becker - Chardonnay
Robert Mondavi - Sauvignon Blanc
$9.75 per Glass - $37.00 per Bottle

Trinity Oaks - Pinot Grigio
Bogle - Petit Syrah
By the Glass only - $8.75

Estancia - Pinot Noir
“Josh” - Cabernet Sauvignon
TEXAS WINE Becker - Claret
$10.50 per glass - $40.00 per bottle

B E E R
Selection of Imported, Domestic
and Local Artisan Beer
$6.00

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