Dining at the Desert Museum

Mother's Day Brunch 2019
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. — Sunday, May 12, 2019
Enjoy a special menu in the Ocotillo Café.
Mother's Day Menu
Tables prepared for an event on the Ironwood Terraces
Ironwood Terraces

Ironwood Terraces

Due to a special event, Ironwood Terraces will close at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday April 27th, 2019 and reopen at 11:00 a.m. on Monday April 29th, 2019.

A casual multi-station food court, offering a complete menu including children's items, open every day.

Sept 2nd - Apr 30thGrill: 11:00am to 4:00pm daily
Agave: 11:00am to 3:00pm daily
May 1st - Sept 1st11:00am to 3:00pm Sun-Fri
Grill Only
11:00am to 9:00pm Sat
Tables prepared for dining in the Ocotillo Café
Ocotillo Café

Ocotillo Café

Offering relaxed and casual dining, open seasonally for lunch in winter and spring, and for dinner on Cool Summer Nights. We focus on locally sourced ingredients to create regional southwest cuisine. Reservations not required, but suggested for parties of 8 or more. Please call 520.883.1380, Ext 7212 to make your reservation.

Ocotillo Café Menus

May 26th - Sept 1stDinner: 5:00pm to 9:00pm Sat
Sept 2nd - Oct 31stLunch: 11:00am to 3:00pm Sat
Nov 1st - Apr 26thLunch: 11:00am to 3:00pm daily

Phoebe's Coffee Bar

Offering hot and cold drinks, pastries, sandwiches, ice cream and other snacks.

Oct 1st - Feb 28th8:30am to 5:00pm daily
Mar 1st - Sept 1st7:30am to 5:00pm Sun-Fri
7:30am to 10:00pm Sat
Sept 2nd - Sept 30th7:30am to 5:00pm daily

The Cottonwood

Snack shop offering hot and cold drinks and ice cream.

Nov 1st - Apr 30th11:00am to 3:30pm daily
May 1st - Sept 1st10:30am to 2:30pm Sun & Mon
10:30am to 9:00pm Sat
Sept 2nd - Oct 31st11:00am to 3:30pm Sat & Sun


There is a small public picnic area just outside the Museum's entrance. Outside food is not allowed on Museum grounds, except to accommodate food allergies/intolerances or religious restrictions.