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, purchase a gift certificate,  or contact us: [email protected] or call (214) 200-4302
Café 43 Hours: Now open by reservation only Monday through Saturday
11:00 a.m -2:30 p.m.

Brunch menu items available Saturday only
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 salads, sandwiches, and Starbucks Coffee. The grab-and-go Courtyard Café is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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


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.

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.