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Tohono Chul

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Address: 7366 N Paseo Del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704-4415
Phone Number: 15207426455
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Cultivate your appreciation for the Sonoran Desert’s natural beauty and the...

Cultivate your appreciation for the Sonoran Desert’s natural beauty and the impression it makes on everyone who explores our “Desert Corner”. Here, the seasons inspire wondrous events both in nature and culturally; Tohono Chul celebrates every opening, whether for an internationally known artist or an exquisite cactus flower. Wander the natural desert gardens—escape the noise of everyday. Engage in our sincere passion to evolve “The Desert Corner” as an integral crossroads of nature, art and culture.

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Holiday Lights at Tohona Chul

Charming and beautiful! The entire botanical park is lit up! The evening is magical with lights, varied musical groups in different areas of the park, good food and drinks. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming and beautiful! The entire botanical park is lit up! The evening is magical with lights, varied musical groups in different areas of the park, good food and drinks. A lovely way to spend an evening! This park all year round is also worth visiting with its beautiful botanicals and great restaurant. The outdoor seating at the restaurant is very... More 

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Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this review

December is a particularly beautiful time to visit the gardens as they are a glow for Holiday Nights. It is truly a special time for our guests and their families, and we are glad to hear you enjoyed it too! Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and we hope to see you again for Holiday Nights this December. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a great restaurant. We sat outside on the porch which was perfect for our large group. The food was unique and so taste. Be sure to eat here or you will miss half the experience.

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Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this review

It's true, dining in the Garden Bistro completes the Tohono Chul experience. The patio combines the lovely blooming landscape and bird watching with a unique and delectable cuisine. Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Marana, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely desert gardens surround this patio which will lend to a memorable dining experience. Truly a wonderful place to take your friends and family when visiting this area. This is one of our treasured restaurants in Tucson where we always enjoy having breakfast on the patio wishing it was our backyard. They offer tasty meal selections with great service. We... More 

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Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. It sounds like you enjoyed your time on the patio at the Garden Bistro. It is such a treat to be able to watch hummingbirds and butterflies flit about while dining. Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you want a good meal, an unusual gift or an introduction to desert plants, this is the place to visit.

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Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tohono Chul is a very unique Botanic Garden as it is chock full of desert plants. A nice easy walk through the "gardens" with a few unique spots to view. Of course the restaurant is a must; whether before or after your tour, stop there as it is an Oasis in the desert. You don't need to enter the garden... More 

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Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed strolling through the gardens as well as dining in the Garden Bistro. We hope to see you again at Tohono Chul soon. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tohono Chul is a very special place to visit with friends or with your sweetie. Choose to dine outside on the flower dense patio and enjoy the delicious fare and surroundings. Before or after your meal, you must visit the wonderful gift shop that offers many fun and interesting items from Arizona. The botanical Garden, that is next door, is... More 

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Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you were able to enjoy all the amenities Tohono Chul has to offer. There is nothing more relaxing than sitting in the gardens watching butterflies and hummingbirds flit among the native flowers in bloom, and it sounds like you agree too! Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and we hope to see you again soon,... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a past member, I would go on a regular basis. Just a lovely place to walk and visit the small shops. The restaurant is awesome. Never a bad meal. Twice a year, the plant sales on site offer really great deals. There is a question posed as whether it would be a rainy day option. To tell the truth,... More 

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Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this review

The Garden Bistro is a great place to wait out a rainstorm. The gardens come alive after the rain and it would be an opportunity to see that liveliness after dining. Thank you for visiting the gardens as we hope to see you again soon. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tohono Chul Park is a very cute and nice place to have good food and the best Prickly Pear Lemonade. When the weather is nice seat outside around beautiful nature. Lovely and pleasant place to have breakfast or lunch. Enjoy.

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Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this review

The Prickly Pear Lemonade is by far the most popular item on the menu! We are glad to hear you enjoyed it and your time in the gardens. Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tohono Chul is a must see for visitors to Tucson. The setting is quintessential Sonoran Desert beauty. The gardens, the local art displays, the restaurant, the very cool little gift shop featuring local artisans are a perfect way to wile away a casual afternoon. Check in advance to see if there are any special garden tours or botanical/local wildlife presentations.... More 

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Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. We are glad to hear how much you enjoyed your time in the gardens, along with all our other amenities. Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the plants and the educational aspects. Lunch in the garden (weather permitting) is so worth the time. Inside dining is also enjoyable.

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Thank Kay L
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this review

It sounds like you enjoyed your time in the gardens, especially dining at the Garden Bistro. Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and we hope to see you again soon. More 

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