8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218


Dining at the Arboretum

Seated Tea

Complete your Dallas Arboretum experience with a seasonal and delicious three-course tea set amid the festive ambiance of the beautiful DeGolyer Tea Room. Seated Tea is only available to guests 10 and older. Reservations required. See Details and Menu


Lula Mae Slaughter Dining Terrace

Open daily | 9am–5pm
Service provided by Gil’s Elegant Catering

The dining terrace offers a quick, convenient, “sandwich counter” experience for guests who want to grab something simple or a glass of wine or cold beer and enjoy it “al fresco” with a view of A Tasteful Place, White Rock Lake and downtown Dallas in the distance.


Breakfast Selections   

Breakfast ends at 11am

Ham and Cheese Croissant | $8.50


Soup of the Day

12 oz. cup served with bread | $7.50



*½ of Our Famous Chicken Salad Sandwich with Cup of Soup | $12.50

*Small Garden or Caesar Salad with Cup of Soup | $12.00


Healthy Choices

Fresh Fruit Salad–Assorted Seasonal Fruit | $8.50



Served with fresh bread

Garden Salad | $8.99

Mixed Baby Greens with Cucumbers, Tomatoes and Shredded Carrots  

Choice of Dressing    


Salad Trio | $11.99

Choose Three Salads:  Fresh Fruit Salad, Fiesta Black Bean and Corn Salad,

Pecan Chicken Salad, Caesar Salad or Fresh Garden Salad 


Pecan Chicken Salad | $11.99

Famous Chicken Salad served with sliced Tomatoes, Cucumbers slices on Baby Greens

Choice of Dressing      


Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad | $11.99

Sliced Chicken Breast, Crispy Romaine, Fresh Parmesan, Ancho Croutons and House Caesar Dressing


Specialty Wraps and Sandwiches   

Served with chips and pickle

The Monterey Club Wrap | $12.50

Shaved Turkey, Bacon, Jack Cheese, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Herb Cream Cheese in Tomato Basil Tortilla 


Southwest Caesar Wrap | $12.50

Sliced Chicken and Lettuce with Chipotle Caesar Dressing, Parmesan Cheese in Tomato Basil Tortilla 


Our Famous Chicken Salad Sandwich | $12.50

Prepared with Sun-dried Cherries, Toasted Texas Pecans served on a Buttery Croissant


Hot Panini Sandwiches 

Served with chips and pickle


Country Style Panini | $13.50

Sliced Turkey, Parma Ham, Provolone Cheese, Sliced Tomato, Pesto Mayonnaise on Rustic Rosemary Focaccia Bread 


Tuscan Panini | $13.50

Sliced Chicken Breast, Sliced Tomato, Provolone Cheese, Boursin Cream Cheese on

Rustic Rosemary Focaccia Bread  


Roasted Portabella Panini | $13.50

Balsamic Portabella Mushroom, Roasted Red Peppers, Jalapeno Hummus,

Vegan Cheese and Baby Greens


Children’s Menu

Grilled Cheese Sandwich | $7.50

Served with Choice of Chips or Honey Graham Crackers


All Beef Hot Dog | $7.50   

Served with Choice of Chips or Honey Graham Crackers


Ice Cream and Desserts

Assorted Ice Cream Bars | $4         

Frozen Lemon Icees | $5.50

Brownies | $4.50                              

Chocolate Chunk Cookie | $4                               

Lemon Bars | $4.50


La Crème Featured Beverages                                                        

Café Latte | $6.00      

Café Mocha| $6.00      

Cappuccino| $6.00      

Mexican Hot Chocolate| $6.00      

Mayan Mocha Latte| $6.00      

Chai Latte| $6.00      

Drip Coffee | $3.25



Coca Cola Soft Drinks | $4.00

Lemonade | $4.00

La Crème Iced Teas – Peach Ginger Green or Tropical Passion | $4.00

Dragon Fruit Lemonade or Lavender Lemonade| $5

Bottled Water | $4.00

Frappuccino’s and Smoothies | $7.00 

Selection of Red or White Wine and Champagne | $11

Imported and Local Craft Beers | $9

Domestic Beer | $8


Café on the Green

Monday – Friday 10:30am- 3pm ​
Saturday & Sunday 10:30am-4pm

*Weather permitting
Service provided by Gil’s Elegant Catering

Located along the Paseo, Café on the Green features casual outdoor dining for the whole family to enjoy, and often features live or recorded music that matches the theme of the festival or season, along with special seasonal menu items, cold beer, glasses of wine and a great selection of coffees provided by Gil’s Elegant Catering.


French Dip Sandwich

House Made Sliced Angus Beef with Au Ju Dipping Sauce

On a Soft French Roll with Melted Provolone Cheese, Bag of Kettle Chips



Hand Carved Pastrami Sandwich

with Big Eye Swiss Cheese on Local Sourced Marble Rye Bread, Bag of Kettle Chips



Quiche Lorraine

A Wedge of Quiche with Sautéed Bacon, Scallions and Gruyère Cheese

Accompanied with Spring Mix, served with your Choice of Dressing



Pecan Chicken Salad

A Dollop of our Famous Chicken Salad,

Sliced Tomatoes and Cucumbers and Festive Baby Mixed Greens



Chicago Hot Beef Sandwich

Sliced Angus Beef with Spicy Giardiniera, Melted Provolone,

On a Soft French Roll, Bag of Kettle Chips



Kids Meal

All Beef Hot Dog

with Choice of Bag of Chips or Grahams Snack



Sweet Treats

Kentucky Chocolate Decadence Cake

New Orleans Bourbon Pecan Pie




$4.00 – Bottled Water         

$4.50– 20 oz Sodas

$8 – Domestic Beer

$9.00 – Local Artisan Micro Brews and Imported Beer

$8.00 – Local Brewery Craft Draft Beer – 12oz

$11.00 – Selection of Red or White Wines and Champagne

Restaurant DeGolyer

Open daily | 11am–3pm

Located at the heart of the Arboretum, Restaurant DeGolyer resides within the historic DeGolyer House. Guests can choose to enjoy lunch on the outdoor loggia or opt for indoor seating in the DeGolyer Tea Room. Please note that seating in the tea room is reserved for guests aged 13 and older. Outdoor seating includes cooling fans for warmer days and heaters for cooler days, ensuring your comfort in any weather.

Grilled Cheese Kiosk

Monday – Friday 10:30am- 3pm ​
Saturday & Sunday 10:30am-4pm

Open during good weather in the spring and fall, this convenient food station is on the Paseo near the Gift Cart.

Grilled Cheese Sandwich on

Local Sourdough Bread with

Melted Texas Cheddar and Provolone Cheese

Served with Dill Pickle

Traditional $9.00

Vegan $9.00

With Bacon $10.00



Cup of Corn with Parmesan Cheese and Chipotle Mayo



Warm Soft Pretzel


Warm Cheese Dunking Sauce – .50


Ice Cream – $4.00

Lemon Icee – $5.50


Bottled Beverages

Waters $4.00 16.9 oz        

Soft Drinks $4.50 20 oz

Imported and Local Craft Beers $9.00

Picnic Spots

The Arboretums stunning green grass, relaxed, tranquil atmosphere, and natural setting invite individuals, families and children to sit down and share a picnic. Visitors are invited to order food to-go and picnic anywhere on the grounds (except in restaurants) or bring your own food to enjoy in the garden.

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