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The Courtyard Cafe at the Heard Museum

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$$ - $$$American, , Cafe
2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1323
+1 602-251-0204
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (59 reviews)
“pozole” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1323
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Truth be told, this was probably the best part of our outing to the Heard Museum by my visiting sister and I. At first prices seem a bit high, but your sandwich comes with a choice of sides. We had a very filling and different...More

Thank dkrstec
Reviewed May 12, 2018

in an attractive atmosphere that includes an outdoor cafe. The selections are rather limited but one doesn't need to pay museum admission to enjoy the restaurant.

Thank nanatravels2
Reviewed May 11, 2018

My coworkers and I stopped in for lunch during a conference in the area. I had the Dreamcatcher salad, which as good but I wish the chicken on it was grilled instead of boiled. The guacamole and chips were fantastic! The flavored tea was not...More

Thank theladyknownascady
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Pleasant friendly atmosphere, delicious fresh food, quick service & reasonable prices! You won't be dissappointed !! Family friendly & handicap accessible.

Thank ABJ605
Reviewed April 22, 2018

This is one of two places to eat at the Heard Museum. The other one sells pastries, coffee, and sandwiches. The Courtyard Café is a small restaurant with a pleasant atmosphere. Our waiter was friendly. I ordered the posole soup, which had chunks of pork,...More

Thank DBPhair
Reviewed April 18, 2018

My wife and I ate lunch here during our visit to the Heard museum. I had a bowl of the Posole and she had the Three Sisters soup. We also had the prickly pear lemonade. Everything was quite tasty. Definitely get a glass of this...More

Thank AZDuckman
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

The food here was absolutely delicious! Very unusual restaurant. Sitting outside was beautiful and relaxing! I highly recommend this place. Service was also great!

Thank Rich P
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

To really “do” the Heard takes time so the have both a Cafe and a Coffee Shop in which to relax. We found both the food and the service in the Cafe first rate. Order the lemonade and they will continually refill your glass. Neat...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed February 9, 2018

We had lunch in between our visit at the Heard Museum. Outside seating was plentiful with a good umbrella to provide shade. Friendly and attentive servers. They do not have non dairy options for coffee, but the Coffee Catina just down the corridor has almond...More

1  Thank Seastar2018
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Good, fresh food. Not a large variety but good salads, sandwixhes. Adequate service - Be sure to check open hours

Thank Rho W
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February 14, 2017|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
I haven't needed to make reservations, but yes, they do take reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1323
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-251-0204
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