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Bat Cave Cafe

) #10 of 27 Restaurants in Benson €€ - €€€, American, Cafe
Kartchner Caverns, Benson, AZ
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“wraps” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe
€€ - €€€
Kartchner Caverns, Benson, AZ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bat Cafe is really not much more than a snack bar. Tne only indoor seating is at a counter up against a wall. There is a covered patio with tables but it would be nice to have indoor seating. The food was surprisingly good....More

Thank William G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

While at Katchner Caverns State Park in Arizona we took the opportunity to sample some of the food in this place. I would call it a restaurant, but it is so small to call it a restaurant is generous. However, the food was good but...More

Thank Gary I
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I had a quesadilla on a burrito-size flour tortilla. It had chicken, tomato, onion and cheese for $8.99. It did not come with a side or a beverage. Of course, most tourist attractions are overpriced. I would recommend eating before you arrive, bringing your own...More

Thank lorirQ355GE
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This cafe is on the property of Kartchner Caverns State Park. They have good food especially their casadias and prickly pear lemonade. The lemonade is the best and the staff is very accommodating. I enjoyed their menu.

Thank Marge S
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

It has ok coffee. We had to go here the first morning of our trip as I forgot to pack the coffee ! ARGH! Only bummer is that they don't open until 9:30 am !!!

Thank Cpjules
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here for a bite before our cave tour. It was cold and raining outside and there were only 6 seats inside, 5 of them were taken. We couldn't even get a cup of coffee as the only person working there was making...More

Thank Leona C
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The food was fresh but very pricey. We spent $60 for a family of 4 to eat .. Small portions. I had a Cesar salad, sandwich soup and quesadillas. We had to order more food to fill everyone up!

Thank Charlie196
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I was really impressed with this little cafe - the quality was well above "fast food" and prices were fairly reasonable, especially compared to other state and national parks we have visited. The menu is quite varied - sandwiches and wraps, pizza and some hot...More

Thank fotobug
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Not having been to Kartchner Caverns before we did not know what to expect food-wise but were well pleased with the Bat Cave. Good selection of food, pleasant staff, speedy service & good portions so all-in-all a good experience. Well recommended. Seating inside & out.

Thank David E
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I was rather surprised that the special was gone before noon. We settled on sharing a sandwich instead of the corn chowder special. It was tasty, better than expected for a park concession. The outdoor seating was nice.

Thank Deborah S
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
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  • Address: Kartchner Caverns, Benson, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Benson
This is the restaurant in the Kartchner Caverns Discovery Center. You can eat at this cafe without paying to see the caverns.