Café 43

Named in honor of the 43rd President of the United States, Café 43 is a full-service restaurant with a "local first, Texas second" menu. We feature locally-sourced, organic dishes that change seasonally, with complex interpretations of Texas-influenced dishes and classic favorites. 
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Make a Reservation or contact us: Cafe43@BushCenter.org or call (214) 200-4302
Café 43 Hours: Open Daily 11:00 a.m -3:00 p.m.
Brunch served Saturday and Sunday. Dining at Café 43 does not require admission to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
Chef John Maas' locally-sourced menu changes seasonally

Courtyard Café

Enjoy a casual dining experience in the Bush Center's Ceremonial Courtyard, featuring daily chef-created specials, as well as soups, salads, sandwiches, breakfast items and Starbucks Coffee.

Dining at the Courtyard Café does not require admission to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

Courtyard Café Hours
Weekdays  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Saturday  9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Sunday  12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Courtyard Café Specials: October 24-28, 2016
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

French Onion Soup

Turkey, Bacon, and Avocado Wrap

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Chicken Caesar Wrap

Beef Lasagna, Side Salad

Black Bean Soup

Spicy Chicken Wrap

Steak Fajita Nachos

White Cheddar Poblano Soup

Mozzarella, Spinach, and Tomato Wrap

Fried Chicken Tenders, Macaroni and Cheese, Steamed Veggies

New England Clam Chowder

Chicken BLT Sandwich

Beef Tenderloin Tips, Mushroom Gravy, Mashed Potatoes


John Maas, Executive Chef

An accomplished chef with a strong combination of culinary experience and management skills, Executive Chef John Maas has created a locally sourced, organic, seasonal, sustainable menu for Café 43, offering recipes made entirely in house.

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Private Events

With its exquisite terrace seating overlooking the restored native Texas prairie landscape of the Bush Center, Café 43 is a convenient, centrally located choice for rehearsal dinners, retirement parties, corporate dining and very special events. 

Contact the Catering Department at 214-200-4303 for details and arrangements.