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The Courtyard Cafe at the Heard Museum

2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Quick, friendly service in the courtyard. Nod to local SW cuisine hit the spot. The lemonade blend was lovely.

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Pokolbin, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Loved the cup of soup, but also ordered the enchiladas, which we found a bit soggy and tasteless. But then, not being used to eating this type of food, we had nothing really to compare it to. We thought it was expensive for what we received.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

If you are visiting the Heard Museum make sure you allow time to have lunch here. We chose the grilled shrimp wrap, dream catcher salad and prickly pear lemonade which were tasty and refreshing choices on a very hot day. The cafe was a cool retreat and the service amusing.

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Dorset
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Tables inside and out - it was too hot to sit outside but it was also too cold to sit inside and I wish I had a sweater - apart from the air con the staff were kind and the food excellent - it is more expensive than some of the other options locally but it is a great place... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This small cafe has both indoor and outdoor tables. The staff is always very friendly and very helpful. The food is very unusual and always very tasty. It is the perfect place for a snack or a meal while you are at the Heard Museum.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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85 reviews 85 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Overpriced, average salads and so-so iced tea were what gives this an "average" rating instead of "very good." The menu selections are pretty limited, which one would expect for a museum restaurant, but quality and price were also just average. The dining room is pretty dismal too. With oodles of places to choose for lunch, skip this one and go... More 

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We finished off our museum tour with eating a well prepared lunch in the courtyard. There was a good breeze and plenty of shade to make the experience delightful. The food was tasty and reasonably priced.

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Castlegar, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Some of the best food I have ever eaten. Just checked out the menu online but it has changed to the summer menu from the spring menu so could not find what I had ordered. It was a flatbread with obviously fantastic toppings!

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Florida
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84 reviews 84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This cafe is fine if you plan on spending a few hours at the Heard. Generally speaking we would recommend trying other restaurants in Phoenix over the higher priced, odd-menued Courtyard Cafe. If dining or snacking here, the courtyard may be preferable to eating indoors.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Not fancy, but good food in a wonderful setting. Prices are good too. You'll have a choice to eat inside or out. The patio terrance is quaint and even if it is hot a nice place to reflect and refuel.

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Address: 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
Cuisine: Southwestern

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