8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Restaurant DeGolyer

Restaurant DeGolyer


Open daily from 11am–3pm


Open daily from 11am–3pm, this exceptional venue is nestled in the center of our 66-acre garden, inside the historic DeGolyer House. The exquisite menu, 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 Elegant Catering. Both indoor and outdoor dining is available.

Lunch Menu

Soup of the Day

Cup of Soup $4.00 | Bowl of Soup $6.00

Served with an Herb Biscuit


Entrée Salads

Seafood Stuffed Avocado – Fresh Avocado with Atlantic Blue Crab, Gulf Shrimp and Scallops. Caper Dill Aioli and Crispy Flatbread Shard

Brown Derby 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

Salad Niçoise – a Provencal Style Salad with Broiled Salmon Filet, Organic Baby Lettuce, Poached Potatoes, Green Beans, Kalamata Olives, Poached Eggs and Tomato Wedge

Kale and Garbanzo Cakes – Sautéed Kale and Spinach, Garbanzo Beans, Potatoes and Diced Peppers served with Rice and Sautéed Green Beans with a Red Pepper Coulis. Dairy free, Gluten free, Vegan

House Made Signature Dressings – Dijon-Dill Vinaigrette, Roquefort, Creamy Champagne Vinaigrette and Classic Ranch

Salad Trio $15.95
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



Served with house made Rosemary Potato Chips or a House Salad. We Offer Gluten-Free Sliced Bread Upon Request.

Skinny Garden Club $13.95
Roasted Turkey, Bacon, Provolone, Lettuce and Tomato between Two Slices of Toasted Artisan Sourdough

Chicken Salad Sandwich $13.95
Chicken with Dried Cherries and Texas Pecans with Sliced Tomato on a Flaky Croissant

French Dip Sandwich $15.95
Thinly Sliced Roast Angus Sirloin on Local Baguette – Horseradish Cream with Au Ju for Dipping

Sonoma Grilled Cheese Sandwich $12.95
Provolone and Cheddar on Local Artisan Sourdough Bread with Tomato and Bacon

Monterey Chicken Sandwich $14.25
Grilled Chicken Breast with Peppers and Onions, Monterey Jack Cheese on Ciabatta with Cilantro Jalapeño Mayo


Bistro Entrees

Chicken Picatta $17.50
With Wild Rice Blend and Baby Green Beans

Pan Seared Salmon $18.25
With Wild Rice Blend and Baby Green Beans

Three Tea Sandwich Plate $15.95
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 and under)

served with House Made Chips

Macaroni and Cheese
Peanut Butter and Jelly
Kids Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Chicken Fingers and French Fries
$9.00 – 3 pcs (12 and under); $12.00 – 4pcs (Over 12 and Adults)



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

The Finishing Touch


Tres Leches Cake
Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie
Lemon Cream Shortcake
Gluten Free Chocolate Bliss Cake
Praline Crème Brûlée


Wines by the Glass and the Bottle and Local Craft Beers

Please inquire with your server
Cabernet Sauvignon – Pinot Noir – Merlot – Chardonnay – Sauvignon Blanc – Pinot Grigio – Prosecco – Champagne


A 20% gratuity will be added for parties of six and more. We ask no separate checks for groups of eight or more.