Garden Bistro 2018-11-26T11:35:51+00:00

TOHONO CHUL GARDEN BISTRO

Join us for brunch daily 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, truly! The menu changes seasonally, and even daily, based on what local, organic fresh ingredients are available.

Open Monday – Sunday, with last seating at 4:30 p.m.

Closed 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

For parties of 6 or more, reservations are recommended. Call 520.742.6455 x 501

Garden Bistro Holiday Buffets

$42.95 per person, $17.50 per child ages 6-12, Children ages 5 and under eat free (tax and gratuity not included)

Seating begins at 5 p.m. | Call 520-742-6455 x501 for reservations

Nov. 30 & Dec. 1

Full Menu
    • Salads

    • Greens | Mixed Winter Greens, Spinach, Romaine, Marinated Cucumber & Tomato, Shaved Carrot, Shaved Red Onion, Green Onion

      Fixings | Smoked Egg, Toasted Sunflower Seeds, Seasoned Croutons, Candied Pecans, Smoked Bell Peppers, Park Beets, Gorgonzola, Mexican 3 Cheeses, Sharp Cheddar, Parmesan Crisp, Smoked Bacon, House Smoked Salmon

      Dressings | Ranch, Chipotle Ranch, Jalapeno Vinaigrette, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Winter Raspberry Vinaigrette

    • Chef's Board

    • Breads | Local Breads, Croissants, Assorted Crackers

      Meat & Cheese | Dry Salamis, Prosciutto, Swiss, Gouda, Gorgonzola, Fontina, Sharp Cheddar

      Sides | Balsamic Glaze, Honey, Almonds, Candied Pecans, Local Olive Oils & Balsamics, Whipped Butter, Blackberry Preserves, Orange Marmalade, Strawberry Jam, Fresh Fruit & Berries, Dried Fruit, Olives, Honey Almond Ball

    • Main Courses - 11/30 & 12/1

    • - Corn on the Cob (gf, df, veg,v)
      - Sautéed Winter Squash & Crispy Prosciutto (gf, df)
      - Green Chile Corn Chowder (v)
      - Vegan Whipped Red Spuds (veg)
      - Prickly Pear Pinto Beans (v, veg)
      - Brined & Roasted Chicken Quarters & Park Kumquat Pico (gf, df)
      - Garden Herb Rubbed Sirloin, Chili Demi Glacé, French Baguette
      - Sea Food Gnocchi & Lemongrass Cream Sauce
      - Falafel Cakes & Garlic Spinach & Smoked Pepper Pesto (v, veg)

      v - vegetarian, vg - vegan, df - dairy free, gf - gluten free

    • Desserts

    • Local and Handmade Warm Bread Puddings, Pies, Cakes, Tarts, & Miniatures

December 7 & 8

Full Menu
    • Salads

    • Greens | Mixed Winter Greens, Spinach, Romaine, Marinated Cucumber & Tomato, Shaved Carrot, Shaved Red Onion, Green Onion

      Fixings | Smoked Egg, Toasted Sunflower Seeds, Seasoned Croutons, Candied Pecans, Smoked Bell Peppers, Park Beets, Gorgonzola, Mexican 3 Cheeses, Sharp Cheddar, Parmesan Crisp, Smoked Bacon, House Smoked Salmon

      Dressings | Ranch, Chipotle Ranch, Jalapeno Vinaigrette, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Winter Raspberry Vinaigrette

    • Chef's Board

    • Breads | Local Breads, Croissants, Assorted Crackers

      Meat & Cheese | Dry Salamis, Prosciutto, Swiss, Gouda, Gorgonzola, Fontina, Sharp Cheddar

      Sides | Balsamic Glaze, Honey, Almonds, Candied Pecans, Local Olive Oils & Balsamics, Whipped Butter, Blackberry Preserves, Orange Marmalade, Strawberry Jam, Fresh Fruit & Berries, Dried Fruit, Olives, Honey Almond Ball

    • Main Courses - 12/7 & 12/8

    • -  Roasted Red Potato, Thyme & Shallot (veg,gf,df, v)
      - Gnocchi Mac & Cheese (v)
      - Orange Glazed Carrots & Parsnips (gf,df,veg,v)
      - Green Chile Corn Chowder (v)
      - Brussel Sprouts,  Pancetta, Balsamic Glaze (df, gf)
      - Smoked Tohono Meatloaf, Crispy Onion Straws, Demi Glacé
      - Crispy Chicken, Belgian Waffles, Chiltepin Honey
      - Sesame Miso Dressed Salmon, Wonton Strips, Caramelized Oranges
      - Braised Cabbage, Apple, Vegan Sausage (veg, df, v)

      v - vegetarian, vg - vegan, df - dairy free, gf - gluten free

    • Desserts

    • Local and Handmade Warm Bread Puddings, Pies, Cakes, Tarts, & Miniatures

December 14 & 15

Full Menu
    • Salads

    • Greens | Mixed Winter Greens, Spinach, Romaine, Marinated Cucumber & Tomato, Shaved Carrot, Shaved Red Onion, Green Onion

      Fixings | Smoked Egg, Toasted Sunflower Seeds, Seasoned Croutons, Candied Pecans, Smoked Bell Peppers, Park Beets, Gorgonzola, Mexican 3 Cheeses, Sharp Cheddar, Parmesan Crisp, Smoked Bacon, House Smoked Salmon

      Dressings | Ranch, Chipotle Ranch, Jalapeno Vinaigrette, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Winter Raspberry Vinaigrette

    • Chef's Board

    • Breads | Local Breads, Croissants, Assorted Crackers

      Meat & Cheese | Dry Salamis, Prosciutto, Swiss, Gouda, Gorgonzola, Fontina, Sharp Cheddar

      Sides | Balsamic Glaze, Honey, Almonds, Candied Pecans, Local Olive Oils & Balsamics, Whipped Butter, Blackberry Preserves, Orange Marmalade, Strawberry Jam, Fresh Fruit & Berries, Dried Fruit, Olives, Honey Almond Ball

    • Main Courses - 12/14 & 12/15

    • - Fennel & Potato Gratin (gf, v)
      - Green Bean, Smoked Peppers, Caramelized Onion (veg, v, df, gf)
      - Roasted Garlic, Broccoli, Cauliflower (veg, v, df, gf)
      - Asparagus & Lemon (veg, v, df, gf)
      - Green Chile Corn Chowder (v)
      - Red Masa, Shredded Pork, Red Sauce, Sour Cream, Cilantro
      - Sweet Tater Hash, Roasted Beef, Spinach, Mushroom, Onion, Havarti Cheese (gf)
      - Spaghetti Squash, Roasted Garlic, Sage, Pomegranate (veg, v, df, gf)
      - Crab Cake, Caramelized Citrus, Warm Bacon Apple Slaw, Crispy Caper Beurre Blanc

      v - vegetarian, vg - vegan, df - dairy free, gf - gluten free

    • Desserts

    • Local and Handmade Warm Bread Puddings, Pies, Cakes, Tarts, & Miniatures

Garden Bistro Menus

Brunch – Everyday
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Brunch Menu
    • Bennies & Omelets

      Served with I’itoi Onion Smashed Spuds or Seasonal Calabacitas

    • The Original

      14.25

      English Bread, Ham, Three Medium Poached Eggs*, Hollandaise

    • Garden Grown

      14.5

      English Bread, Mountain Spinach, Mushrooms, Dried Corn, Tomatoes, Medium Poached Eggs*, Smoked Pepper Pesto Hollandaise

    • Beyond the Border

      15

      Red Corn Chorizo Sope, Roasted Chiles, Medium Poached Eggs*, Pico de Gallo, Cilantro Lime Hollandaise

    • Omelet (gf)

      14

      SERVED WITH TOAST | CHOOSE UP TO THREE INGREDIENTS
      Bacon · Ham · Chorizo · Chul Sausage · Vegan Sausage · Smoked Salmon · Herb Cream Cheese · Mexican Cheeses
      Cheddar · Swiss · Cotija · Horseradish Cheddar · Feta · Bell Pepper · Avocado · Roasted Chiles · Onion · Spinach
      Arugula · Mushrooms · Tomato

      Enchilada style Add 1.5

    • Specialties

    • Chicken & Waffles

      16.5

      Crispy Chicken Breast, Blue Corn-Green Chile Waffle, Chiltepin-Mesquite Honey, Tajin Watermelon

    • Cast Iron Eggs

      15

      Three Eggs*, Chorizo, Mexican Cheeses, Onion Cream, Flour Tortilla

    • Chul Brunchalada

      15.25

      Two Eggs*, Red Corn Chorizo Sope, Mexican Cheeses, Shredded Chicken, Red Chile Sauce, Willcox Beans

    • Grains & Greens

      Sandwiches Served with Spiked Fries, Fresh Fruit & Berries, Soup or Salad. Add 1.5 for Sweet Potato Fries with Prickly Pear Ketchup

    • Croissant Sandwich - Full

      16

      Choice of Tuna-Crab Salad, Cactus-Pecan Chicken Salad, or Cage Free Egg Salad

    • Croissant Sandwich - Half

      14.5

      Choice of Tuna-Crab Salad, Cactus-Pecan Chicken Salad, or Cage Free Egg Salad

    • Turkado Club

      16.75

      Turkey, Avocado, Bacon, Smoked Peppers, Herb Cream Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato

    • Chul Burger*

      17.95

      Bacon, Cheddar, Tumbleweed Onions, Chul Sauce, Breadsmith Bun

    • Breakfast Burger*

      18

      1/2 lb. Patty, Ham, Fried Egg, Avocado, Chiltepin Honey, Blue Corn-Green Chile Waffle

    • Tres Ensaladas

      16.5

      Tuna-Crab Salad, Cactus-Pecan Chicken Salad, Cage Free Egg Salad, Local Greens & Breads

    • Chul Chopped Salad

      16.5

      SERVED WITH LOCAL BREAD, CHOICE OF DRESSING | CHOOSE UP TO THREE EXTRAS
      Local Greens, Marinated Cucumber & Tomato, Shallot, Carrot

      EXTRAS
      Smoked Salmon · Bacon · Ham · Turkey · Smoked Egg · Smoked Peppers · Mushrooms · Radishes · Poblano · Avocado
      Cherries · Dried Corn · Pecans · Crouton · Tumbleweed Onions · Tortilla Strips · Mexican Cheeses · Cheddar · Swiss

    • Favorites

      Served with Seasonal Calabacitas or Vegan Willcox Beans

    • Chicken Chile Relleno

      19.25

      Chipotle-Tomatillo Sauce, Red Chile Sauce, Pico de Gallo, Jalapeño Orange Cremoso

    • Dos Rancheros

      14.75

      Two Eggs*, Native Fry Bread, Ranchero & Tomatillo Sauces. Choice of Chorizo, Bacon, Ham, Chul Sausage, Smoked Salmon or Vegan Sausage

    • Griddled Quesadilla

      15.95

      Mexican Cheeses, Roasted Chiles, Pico de Gallo, Sour Cream, Avocado, Arbol Salsa, Choice of Carne Asada, Shredded Chicken, or Seasonal Calabacitas

    • Street Tacos | Choice of Three

      16.5
      • Carne Asada & Jalapeño Orange Cremoso
      • Corona Battered Cod & Crystalized Ginger Aioli
      • Shredded Chicken & Cascabel Sriracha
      • Vegan Calabacitas & Avocado
    • Graze

      Vegetarian & Vegan

    • Avocado Toast

      12.75

      Avocado, Griddled Whole Grain, Tomato, Smoked Peppers, Yogurt

    • Garden Bistro Hash

      14.5

      Sweet & Gold Potatoes, Vegan Sausage, Tomato, Dried Corn, Mushrooms, Mountain Spinach, Vegan Smoked Pepper Pesto
      Add Fried Egg 2.5

    • Caramelized Citrus Salad (gf)

      14

      Local Greens, Grilled Orange Halves, Watermelon, Smoked Pecans, Avocado, Dried Blueberries, Breakfast Radish

    • Roasted Vegetable Bruschetta

      14.5

      Griddled Baguette, Roasted Garlic Hummus, Seasonal Vegetable Sauté, Vegan Smoked Pepper Pesto, Garden Micro Salad

    • Sides

    • Daily Fresh Baked Muffin

      4.5
    • Fresh Seasonal Fruit & Berries (gf)

      5.5
    • Two Eggs* (gf)

      4.5
    • Vanilla Yogurt Brulee

      5.5

      Gillespie Farms Granola, Seasonal Berries

    • Toast & Chef's Preserves

      3.5

      Choice of English Bread · Multigrain · Sourdough · Croissant

    • Protein

      4.5

      Ham · Bacon · Chul Sausage · Chorizo · Vegan Sausage

    • I’itoi Onion Smashed Spuds (gf)

      4.5
    • Sweet Potato Fries & Prickly Pear Ketchup (gf)

      6
    • Spiked French Fries

      4.5
    • Chef's Soup of the Day

      7
    • Side Salad

      4
    • Vegan Willcox Beans (gf)

      3.5
    • Squash Calabacitas (gf)

      3.5
    • Split Plate Charge

      4

      Entrée is served on two plates with sides

Beverages

Beverage Menu
    • Beer

    • Bottled Domestic Beer

      5

      Coors Light

    • Bottled Imported & Craft Beer

      6

      Dos Equis Lager & Amber | Blue Moon

    • Wine

    • Wine by the Glass

      Sparkling Wine | 8
      Bistro White | 8
      Bistro Red | 8
      Paul Dolan Chardonnay , CA (375ml) | 12
      Mondavi White Zinfandel | 7.5

Desserts

Dessert Menu
    • Dessert

    • Chocolate Mousse Cake

      8.5

      Organic Peanut Butter Cake, Double Chocolate Mousse, Crunch Pearls

    • Pineapple Polenta Upside Down Cupcake

      8.5

      Farm to Foodie Burnt Lime Gelato, Butter-Rum Glaze, Cured Citrus Peel

    • Churromiso

      8.5

      Kahlúa Drunk Churro, Cinnamon Mascarpone, Abuelita Pastry Cream

    • Seasonal Berry Meringue Personal Pie

      8.5

      Mixed Berry Filling, Toasted Lime Italian Meringue

    • Farm to Foodie Seasonal Gelato & Sorbets

      6.5

Garden Bistro Private Rentals

The Garden Bistro has several fabulous settings for your next special occasion or group gathering. Weddings, Memorials, Bridal and baby showers, luncheons and business meetings can all be accommodated! Private rooms and patios are available (fees may apply).

Inquire Here

The Management

The Tohono Chul Garden Bistro is under the management of Patrick and Rose Fahey and Jason and Kendell Hartenbach. They also operate Flight Grill at the Pima Air & Space Museum, the Mobile Bistro Gourmet Food Truck, and Edge Catering.

We love to hear from our guests! Please contact us with any comments, suggestions or questions!

Contact:

Garden Bistro Management | gardenbistro@tohonochul.org | or (520) 742.6455, ext. 501

John Pratt | Executive Chef | jp@tohonochul.org

Rose Fahey | Special Events/Billing | rfahey@tohonochul.org

Art du Jour

Dee Cox | January – March 2018 | Garden Bistro

Art du Jour features artwork by local and regional artists displayed throughout the dinning rooms of the Garden Bistro. The work of longtime Tucson artist, Dee Cox is currently featured in the Bistro. Cox uses her clay forms as a foundation for storytelling. Painting intricately with glazes, she creates works bearing lively narratives that celebrate a wide variety of subjects.

Image . Dee Cox . Lemur . glazed ceramic