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Cafe Allegro

4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050-6920
+1 480-478-6000
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050-6920
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Great food selection, wonderful, fast service and beautiful setting inside the MIM!! Their coffee bar is also excellent!

Thank Suzanne K
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The food here is fresh and no matter what your dietary preference, you will find something. Vegan, vegetarian or typical American food, are all available here. The grilled vegetable burger (no meat) is really good. So was the vegetarian coconut and chick pea soup.

Thank happytraveler2010_10
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

If you're in town and need a place to relax check out the Compass Arizona Grill. It's worth the visit. The manager, Billy Steadman and Sheryl, our service provided a welcoming experience. If I'm in town again, I'm sure to check out the scenery again....More

Thank SouthSideSockMonkey
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This was a great lunch option for us. The food is fresh and organic and reasonably priced. The tables were comfy and I was surprised when I was offered a china plate for the boxed salad I purchased pre-made. Silverware was actually silverware, too! Well,...More

Thank DesperateHeart
Reviewed 20 June 2017

If you are at the Musical Instrument Museum this is a great place to eat. Many selections including vegetarian at reasonable prices. Wine, though, is $9 for not much.

Thank RBeam
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We planned to have Sunday Brunch here thinking we could order off a menu, but this is buffet style. Some travel book we had read acted like this was a sit down restaurant. There were limited choices on the buffet and there was nothing brunchy...More

Thank theREALmle
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Very good food for a cafeteria style eatery. My sons found food they like, and my husband and I were pleasantly surprised at the selection for us. Great break during your visit to the MIM!

Thank Laurie I
Reviewed 26 May 2017

While the menu is very limited in terms of number of different offerings, what it lacks in that respect, it makes up for in quality and taste. The price is just right, and there are even options for those on a budget. I tried a...More

Thank Numikins
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We were visiting the museum and stopped for lunch. We had 1 burger, 2 grilled chicken sandwiches and 3 bottled sodas. The total cost was over $60. The food was delicious but I'm not sure it was worth $60. Had it been a regular restaurant,...More

Thank Happygoomom
Reviewed 8 April 2017

In Musical Instrument Museum. This was our second visit to museum and cafe. Too be honest, I was looking forward as much to the food as the museum. If the weather is nice the patio is a very pleasant place to eat. If your want...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050-6920 (Formerly The Cafe at MIM)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 480-478-6000
Located in a light-filled space overlooking the museum’s entry courtyard and signature sculpture, MIM's Café Allegro serves an inventive menu of great-tasting foods prepared from scratch, using fresh, local ingredients. Café Allegro offers a menu that changes daily. Stations feature global cuisine, local and regional dishes, hand-tossed pizzas, grilled specialties, freshly made soups and salads, and delicious desserts. The casual self-serve environment provides a unique museum dining experience, boasting dishes alive with flavor and nutrition. The Café also offers vegetarian, vegan, international, and kid-friendly options, appealing to a wide variety of tastes. Café Allegro is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For those seeking a quick pick-me-up, MIM's coffee shop is open during all regular museum hours. It is located adjacent to Café Allegro, and features coffee and daily pastry selections.
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