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Cafe Allegro

4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050-6920
+1 480-478-6000
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (20 reviews)
“sandwiches” (14 reviews)
“veggie burger” (5 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
American, Cafe, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050-6920
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at this cafeteria style restaurant are extremely attentive and helpful. I chose the vegetarian burger which was substantial and tasted great! My side of sweet potato fries were thin cut and also tasted good but they could of been slightly thicker in size(just...More

Thank 73Dianne73
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Besides pre-made sandwiches there are also hot dishes made when ordered. All are fresh and very good. Nice drink selection, including beers

Thank Melanie709
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This is cafeteria style food and limited to salads, sandwiches and burgers. I had a veggie burger that was great and packed full of veggies. The sandwiches comes with a side as well. Nice break.

Thank Barbara m
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Highly recommend you visit this cafeteria in the MIM and try the food as it is excellent and made onsite.

Thank chufadog
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This restaurant is inside the Musical Instrument Museum. The food was good, but a little pricey. There is food to fit everyone's desire. You can have fast food, cooked to order food, sandwiches and many drinks. Ordering of the food was quick, but the delivery...More

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Given that we were at the MIM and not ready to leave at lunchtime,we ate at their cafe. We had a chicken salad and a chicken salad sandwich. Both were good.

Thank Joel S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is the restaurant attached to the Musical Instrument Museum, which is a class act. The restaurant is not. Service is cafeteria style, and if you order something that needs individual cooking, rather than out of a hot tub, you have to wait until it's...More

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Gone are the days when museum goers had to put up with day old sandwiches wrapped in plastic. This cafe is one of a growing number of true restaurants attached to a museum where you can get a quality meal at a pretty reasonable price....More

Thank pmjc
Reviewed 26 October 2017

While in the MIM, it is worth calling here for something to eat. The staff are friendly and the food is good.

Thank mojoman580282
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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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