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The Courtyard Cafe at the Heard Museum

$$ - $$$American, , Cafe
2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1323
+1 602-251-0204
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1323
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 9 February 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

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

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

Thank Rho W
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I had just a coffee while visiting the museum and so I can rest a little before going back to the visit of the museum. The coffee was quite good even thought the service a little slow.

1  Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We used our phone app to confirm the quality of this restaurant and our meal choice confirmed the accolades. The waitress recommended the turkey with cranberry that was grilled and it was superb. We also split a bowl of squash soup that on a score...More

Thank 4cents-worth
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

There are lots of wonderful options on the Courtyard Cafe menu. I chose the quesadilla and it was wonderful. Good guacamole too! The service was friendly. You have the choice to dine inside or outside and I enjoyed the courtyard on a lovely sunny day....More

Thank SunnyandBuster
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We enjoyed the posole and there is a very good wine selection. The hummus was less spectacular and the fry bread served with it was unlike the fry bread I had in Chinle at Canyon de Chelly. But it is a lovely place to get...More

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Located in the Museum, a great place to pause and refresh while you visit. Southwestern fare available - small but tasteful menu. Had a dynamite salad - duck breast with almonds, frisee etc. They make a kind off lemonade incorporating prickly pear - refreshing and...More

Thank JulesVerne1
Reviewed 11 November 2017

The food here was very good. The menu had a lot of nice offerings making it difficult to decide what to get. There were three people in my party and we all got something different and really enjoyed it. We started with the pasole soup...More

Thank lisargold
Reviewed 1 November 2017

When we visited the Heard museum , we were surprisingly impressed by the Courtyard Cafe. We had a relaxing lunch and enjoyed the options of the menu. The three sisters soup was delightful.

Thank reynbo
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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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