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Tohono Chul Garden Bistro

) #26 of 1,580 Restaurants in Tucson $$ - $$$ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
7366 N Paseo Del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704-4415
+1 520-742-6455
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7366 N Paseo Del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704-4415
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We plan a whole day when visiting the Tohono Chul Gardens. We see the gardens and then take a lunch break. The Sunday menu is very good. There is both outside and inside seating. The gardens can be enjoyed from the seating areas.

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The setting is lovely, but the food stinks. We have a girls group, that goes to lunch monthly. Not one of us had a decent lunch. Even the chili wasn't good. Sorry guys, but you need a new cook.More

Thank Paula M
Rose F, Owner at Tohono Chul Garden Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Paula - I am so, so sorry to hear that you were unhappy with your lunch at the Bistro! Our Chef works with the Tohono Chul Park to create entrees using many ingredients grown on property in the Park's Ethnobotanical Garden. We take pride...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful area with lizards wondering the patio and birds singing. The food was amazing but second to the delicious prickly pear mojito! Highly recommend if you have plenty of time to enjoy the ambiance as it takes just a little wait to...More

Thank Katrina S
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Breakfast was very nice and very large. Not sure who can clean there plate here. Pork belly on the Benedict was a nice change. Potatoes were nicely done and the bead was tasty too.

Thank jcnagle850
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This first-rate restaurant not only has excellent food, it is set in a magnificent botanical garden coupled with the charm of any early territorial building. We chose it again this week for an early morning (opens at 8 am) breakfast when our weather had a...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The garden bistro was everything the spry 86 year old ladies told me it would be. The ingredients were fresh, tasty and artfully presented. I hope I get the chance to come back - oh did I mention the botanical gardens?? I nice afternoon

Thank JoAnne626
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I arranged a surprise birthday party for my husband, with about 30 guests. Tohono Chul is closed Sunday evenings except for special events so we had the courtyard and restaurant all to ourselves. The setting is magical, small white lights on the trees and tea...More

Thank Rita P
Reviewed 26 May 2017

From the moment one walks up the path to its door there is a welcoming aura. Four of us went there for lunch and were immediately greeted by a waiter with a huge smile. The atmosphere, the food, its presentation, and its flavor was enjoyed...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This bistro is a true gem. We visited for brunch on a Sunday in May. They offer indoor and outdoor patio setting. The patio is surrounded by flowers and trees. Several types of birds, including hummingbirds, were flying around the garden. There a good selection...More

Thank seekingnewplaces
Reviewed 5 May 2017

What a special, calm place to have lunch with my spouse. I great way to reconnect while we were on vacation. The featured drink of the day and the prickly pear palmer were excellent and different drinks. I had the rocket and melon salad (I...More

Thank marsco27
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Lee B
15 January 2017|
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Response from Rose F | Property representative |
We only allow service animals on the patios and in the restaurant. We hope you will come see us soon! The Garden Bistro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7366 N Paseo Del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704-4415
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-742-6455
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Join us for breakfast, brunch, and lunch on one of our gorgeous patios! If you're in need of refreshment, our beverages satisfy any thirst. Each dish is plated to look as lovely as the gardens surrounding the Bistro and the flavors are amazing! The menu changes seasonally, and even daily, based on what local, organic fresh ingredients are available.
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