Garden Bistro 2019-03-29T11:59:09+00:00


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.
Reservations unavailable from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 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

Easter Brunch Buffet

Sunday | April 21 | 9:30am-2:30pm
$51.50 per person | $17.50 per child ages 11 & under

prices do not include tax or gratuity

Make reservations by calling 520-742-6455 x501

Chef Attended Omelette & Egg Station
Whole Eggs, Egg Whites, Sausage, Chorizo, Ham, Bacon, House-Smoked Salmon, Mushroom, Tomatoes, Smoked Bell Peppers, Poblano Peppers, Asparagus, Heritage I’itoi Onions, Pico de Gallo, Spinach, Swiss, Cheddar, 3 Cheese Mexican Blend

Apple Pie French Toast
Local Breadsmith Apple Pie Bread, Pecans, Cinnamon Sugar, Maple Frosting

Hardwood Smoked Bacon, Vegan Sausage with Spring Onions & Wilted Park Greens, Sausage Links

Nutella Waffle & Strawberry Skewers  

Assorted Fresh Baked Scones, Muffins, Local Breads
Preserves, Orange Marmalade, Whipped Butter, Vanilla Butter, Premium Local Olive Oils

Spring Pea & Avocado Bruschetta Toast, Park Micro Greens

Yogurt & Fruit Bar
Greek Yogurt, Chocolate & Prickly Pear Yogurt, Granola, Marshmallows, Graham Crackers, Assorted Nuts, Seasonal Fresh & Dried Fruits

Sonoran Scalloped Potatoes

Assorted Deviled Eggs

Almond Crusted Crab Cakes
Park Citrus, Fried Capers, Green Beans, Carrot & Radish Ribbons

Chef-Attended Carving Station
Brown Sugar & Pineapple Glazed Ham, Park Kohlrabi Pesto Rubbed Roast Beef Dijonaisse, Extra Strong Horseradish, Natural Pan Jus

Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas
House Shredded Chicken, Mexican Cheeses, Tomatillo Sauce, Cream Cheese, Sour Cream, Park Scallions

Garden Salad Station
Local Park Greens, Spinach, Arugula, Tohono Root Vegetables, Marinated Cucumbers & Tomato, Shaved Onion, Smoked Bell Peppers, Marinated Artichokes, Sunflower Seeds, Goat Cheese, Cheddar Cheese, Mexican 3 Cheese, Bleu Cheese, Swiss Cheese, House Croutons, Bacon, House-Smoked Salmon, Capers & Park Citrus Zest, Dried Corn, Balsamic, Cream Cheese Miso & Cilantro Vinaigrettes, Ranch & Chipotle Ranch Dressings

Roasted Artichokes & Squash, Asparagus, Smoked Peppers, Local Honey

Spring Rice
Spring Peas, Red Bell Peppers, Kale, Leeks

Rabbit Food
Roasted Carrots, Radish, Potatoes, Asparagus, Garlic, Spring Herbs

Marinated Tohono Chul Beets
Cucumber, Shallots, Parsley, Mint, Lemon Zest

Cilantro Kohlrabi Pesto Orecchiette Salad

Stir Fry Sugar Peas

Carrot Cake, Luscious Lemon Bars, Chocolate Pecan Bites, Cheesecake Squares, Salted Caramel Macaroons, Cup Cakes, Cakes, Tarts and Pies

Selection of Fresh Juices, Prickly Pear Lemonade, Coffee, Decaf Assorted Hot and Chilled Teas

Add Bottomless Prickly Pear Mimosas and Margaritas $14 per person with brunch purchase

Garden Bistro Menus

Brunch – Everyday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Brunch Menu
    • Bennies & Omelets

      Served with I’itoi Onion Smashed Spuds or Seasonal Calabacitas

    • The Original


      English Bread, Ham, Three Medium Poached Eggs*

    • Beyond the Border


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

    • Omelet (gf)


      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


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

    • Chul Brunchalada


      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

    • Croissant Sandwich - Full


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

    • Croissant Sandwich - Half


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

    • Turkado Club


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

    • Quatro Ensaladas


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

    • Chul-Smoked Salmon Salad


      House-Smoked Salmon, Crispy Wontons, Local Greens, Cucumber, Tomato, Pickled Onions, Mandarin Oranges, Sesame Seeds, Cream Cheese Miso Dressing

    • Favorites

      Served with Seasonal Calabacitas or Vegan Willcox Beans

    • Dos Rancheros


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

    • Griddled Quesadilla


      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

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

      Vegetarian & Vegan

    • Avocado Toast


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

    • Garden Bistro Hash


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

    • Sides

    • Fresh Baked Scone

    • Fresh Seasonal Fruit (gf)

    • Two Eggs* (gf)

    • Vanilla Yogurt Brulee


      Gillespie Farms Granola, Seasonal Berries

    • Toast & Chef's Preserves


      Choice of English Bread · Multigrain · Sourdough · Croissant

    • Protein


      Ham · Bacon · Chul Sausage · Chorizo · Vegan Sausage · House-Smoked Salmon

    • I’itoi Onion Smashed Spuds (gf)

    • Sweet Potato Fries (gf)

    • Spiked French Fries

    • Chef's Soup of the Day

    • Side Salad

    • Vegan Willcox Beans (gf)

    • Squash Calabacitas (gf)

    • Split Plate Charge


      Entrée is served on two plates with sides


Beverage Menu
    • Cocktails

    • Bottomless Prickly Pear Margarita or Mimosa


      *with entree purchase

    • Prickly Pear Margarita


      Sauza Blue Reposado Tequila, Prickly Pear Syrup, Lime and Lemon Juice

    • Prickly Pear Mimosa


      Orange Juice, Prickly Pear Syrup, Sparkling Wine

    • Chul Bloody Mary


      Vodka, Lime, House-made Bloody Mary Mix, Spiced Rim

    • Sonoran Cucumber Bloody Mary


      EFFEN Cucumber Vodka, House-made Bloody Mary Mix, Spiced Rim

    • Del Bac Crisp Apple Ade


      Chef-crafted Apple Whiskey, Lemon, Honey, Simple Syrup, Sugar Rim

    • Black & Blue Mojito


      Cruzan Raspberry Rum, Fresh Chul Mint, Simple Syrup, Lime, Blackberries, Blueberries, Soda Water

    • Michelada


      House-made Bloody Mary Mix, Choice of Draft Beer, Spiced Rim

    • Beer

    • Bottled Domestic Beer


      Coors Light

    • Bottled Imported & Craft Beer


      Blue Moon

    • Local Draft Pints


      Mother Road Tower Station IPA
      Tangerine and Pineapple Aromas, Smooth Pine Finish

      College Street Big Blue Van
      Blueberry and Vanilla Infused Wheat Beer

      Mud Shark Scorpion Amber
      Crisp, Malty, Full Bodied Ale with a Smooth Finish

      Dos Equis Lager
      Crisp, Refreshing, Light Bodied with a Balanced Finish

    • Local Draft Pints


      Button Brewhouse All Souls Stout
      Hints of Coffee, Chocolate, Toffee, and Caramel with a Hoppy Finish

      Four Peaks Kilt Liter
      Full Bodied Ale, Strong Caramel and Roasted Barley Flavors, Malty Sweetness, Smokiness Hint

    • 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


Dessert Menu
    • Dessert

    • Farm to Foodie Seasonal Gelato & Sorbets


      Arizona Rocky Road Gelato
      Malted Chocolate Crunch Gelato
      Salted Caramel Dulce de Leche Gelato
      Park Citrus Sorbet

    • Chef's Whim


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!


Garden Bistro Management | | or (520) 742.6455, ext. 501

John Pratt | Executive Chef |

Danielle O’Brien | Restaurant Manager |

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