Food was outstanding and our server was attentive without hovering
Always good with fresh ingredients and excellent service. Excellent waiter who made the lunch even better! My Crab and Avocado Salad was great; my husband enjoyed the Chicken Enchiladas. For desert my husband and I split the Key Lime Cheesecake with Macadamia Nut Crust—worth every calorie!!
I always love having lunch here! Not only is the atmosphere pleasant and relaxing, but the menu has so many good choices, I hate to narrow it down to one! This time, I had the chicken salad. The rustic bread was fabulous, but so was the bread brought to the table!
If you order the cowboy cookies, have a whole bag of FRESH brought to the table!
Cafe 43 is our Mother’s Day tradition. The food is delicious and it’s such a pretty venue. Attentive service. Diverse menu. This was our 5th year and we look forward to the 6th.
We went to Cafe 43 after going thru the Presidential Center. Both are a must do! Every employee at both places were helpful and so nice and our lunch was very tasty!
Really tasty corned beef sandwich. Fruit plate was fresh and amazingly just the perfect stage of ripeness. My only complaint is the room was pretty noisy, but it was full of diners at the peak of lunchtime. We would definitely go back.
First visit and would return. 3 very different lunch entrees that were all pleasing and we would return.
My son and I ate here while visiting SMU. The ambiance, food, and service were all excellent. I had the salmon with quinoas, tomato, and asparagus. It was exceptional. My son had a burger that was good. He said the fries were very good. The decor is very nice, a bit contemporary. I’m a designer and couldn’t find anything to critique. The service was excellent. It was not crowded when we were there, at 11am, and the wait staff was extremely attentive.
Excellent food and superb service...will advise my friends
Wonderful lunch on my husband’s birthday! Excellent friendly wait staff. We even got a glimpse of Laura Bush who was eating there with a group of women!
Lunch with old friends that had not been together in 48 years. Bernard was our waiter, and he was EXCELLENT. He made recommendations on each category of the menu; he was attentive to our drink needs; he checked on our enjoyment several times. The food was delicious, and desserts divine! I will recommend Cafe 43 as a go-to place! Thank you! Rosari Birmingham
Cafe 43 surpassed my expectations! I love restaurants that aren’t too noisy and this restaurant gave fulfilled this need! Our waiter provided exceptional service! I can’t wait to come back.
Excellent service, excellent food, wonderful experience!!!
Easter brunch and everything was amazing. The service was perfect and the food was over the top. Going back Tuesday just because... Love this place!
Oh the only downer is the parking on Sunday (everyday) was $6.50 for the length of time we were there. I wish they didn't charge to park ,Oh well.
Take a tour at the museum and have a great lunch next door you will be glad you did.
Fantastic service and the food was wonderful! Nice and quiet dining as well!
Have been there multiple times. Always a fun experience and great food
Big thanks to Restaurant Chef Joseph Bateman the food was most delicious . Service was amazing as well. Best spot for family brunch in DFW. Thank you for an amazing experience. Loved it ❤️
Great location, food, and service! If you ever looking for someplace unique for brunch or lunch definitely try Cafe 43.
Forgot birthday dessert, but person at desk gave us some cookies. Nice save.
This is a wonderful venue...good food, lovely service, and you can carry on a conversation due to the lack of noise. I always recommend Cafe 43 to folks visiting the Bush Library.
The table reserved at Open Table was waiting for us upon arrival. Our server, Bernard, is a true professional. He reviewed the menu options thoroughly, and helped us to make excellent choices. We will definitely return to Cafe 43.
Menu choices were really nice and food was exceptionally good. Service was outstanding but the din/noise was very loud. Would definitely dine there again if visiting again.
We love the atmosphere and small size of Cafe 43. Fernando is an excellent waiter.
Service is very helpful and friendly. Fried avocado to start was delicious. People at our table enjoyed soup, salads and the tomato, avocado and mozzarella sandwiches. Desserts particularly yummy. Highly recommend.
There are a lot of nuts and seafood used in their meal selections. I am allergic to both so the options were limited. The service was amazing, the best we’ve had in a long time.
Had a guest in from out of town and thought we would have lunch at Café 43 and then go visit the library. Lunch was fabulous!! We both had the spaghetti squash and enjoyed it immensely! Wait staff was also excellent! Highly recommend Café 43. I will be back!
Quite, sedate setting. Food and service was fantastic.
My wife and I thought the food was excellent. Very flavorful and beautifully plated. It was a beautiful day and we sat outside for our meal and it was very peaceful. We would definitely recommend Cafe 43 to any visitor of the George W. Bush Library. The library is a must see as well.
Great spot for lunch. Nice menu, delicious food. Server was attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. Really enjoyable lunch prior to visiting the Bush Library.
I am a repeat customer but impressed and delighted on every visit. Perfect service and food outstanding.
Ate early on Saturday of St. Patty weekend so not many people. Wonderful everything and Mrs Busch sandwhich is perfect!
What a delightful and memorable experience to finish off our trip to Dallas. The food was delicious (we had the banana bread french toast from the weekend brunch menu). We were surprised by the very generous portion and could easily have shared.
The atmosphere was fresh and clean, and the hospitality was so gracious. We would highly recommend including a meal at Cafe 43 as part of your visit to the GW Bush Presidential Center!
Food was incredible...open, airy atmosphere...service impeccable! The whole dining experience was way beyond our expectations. Thank you Bush family and service providers!
Food and service were fantastic!
We were delayed and had to be late for our reservation. The staff was so helpful in making sure we still had a table. The food was good and service very nice.
Pleasant spot for lunch and food and service were very good. Would be nice though if they would validate that $6.50 parking charge!
Great ambiance and service...ordered something not exactly on menu and they performed well.
Easy to recommend.
Delicious food, creative combinations and beautifully presented. The service was extraordinary. My only problem was how close our table was to diners on both sides.
I just love Cafe 43. The food is always fresh and delicious and the service was wonderful. I highly recommend it.