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“Try the burgers” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Allegro

Cafe Allegro
4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ (Formerly The Cafe at MIM)
480.478.6000
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Ranked #177 of 2,565 restaurants in Phoenix
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Contemporary, International, Café
Description: Located in a light-filled space overlooking the museum’s entry courtyard and signature sculpture, MIM's Café Allegro serves an inventive menu of great-tasting foods prepared from scratch, using fresh, local ingredients. Café Allegro offers a menu that changes daily. Stations feature global cuisine, local and regional dishes, hand-tossed pizzas, grilled specialties, freshly made soups and salads, and delicious desserts. The casual self-serve environment provides a unique museum dining experience, boasting dishes alive with flavor and nutrition. The Café also offers vegetarian, vegan, international, and kid-friendly options, appealing to a wide variety of tastes. Café Allegro is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For those seeking a quick pick-me-up, MIM's coffee shop is open during all regular museum hours. It is located adjacent to Café Allegro, and features coffee and daily pastry selections.
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Description: Located in a light-filled space overlooking the museum’s entry courtyard and signature sculpture, MIM's Café Allegro serves an inventive menu of great-tasting foods prepared from scratch, using fresh, local ingredients. Café Allegro offers a menu that changes daily. Stations feature global cuisine, local and regional dishes, hand-tossed pizzas, grilled specialties, freshly made soups and salads, and delicious desserts. The casual self-serve environment provides a unique museum dining experience, boasting dishes alive with flavor and nutrition. The Café also offers vegetarian, vegan, international, and kid-friendly options, appealing to a wide variety of tastes. Café Allegro is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For those seeking a quick pick-me-up, MIM's coffee shop is open during all regular museum hours. It is located adjacent to Café Allegro, and features coffee and daily pastry selections.
Regina, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Try the burgers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Great cafe. Global specials, delicious burgers and many other options. Don't forget to have a cookie for dessert. They are fabulous.

Visited March 2013
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Tucson
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“for a cafeteria really good eats and good wine.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

very friendly, helpful and good hamburgers, but be careful, unless told hamburgers come out very well done...that is hard and dry.

Visited March 2013
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Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Overpriced and bad food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Cafeteria style dinning with greasy looking main courses.
Hot dog, burger, two small cups of soup and two ice teas for $42....... No condiments

  • Visited March 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“lovely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

The Cafe at MIM is a perfect oasis after sensory overload in the wonderful museum. The food is very good and there is a wide variety of choices.

Visited February 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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63 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 74 cities Reviews in 74 cities
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
“overpriced poor quality”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Overpriced sandwiches ($9.95) with dry stale bread and tasteless filling. Very crowded and popular at lunch time.

Visited March 2013
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