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Ironwood Terraces

2021 N Kinney Rd, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ 85743-9719
+1 520-883-5705
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“wraps” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
2021 N Kinney Rd, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ 85743-9719
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Ironwood Terraces
1. Very good and fresh food!
"Very good and fresh food in a nice setting!"
Badiha
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2. Outdoor Seating
"outdoor patio seating is in a little bit of heaven"
tucson2403
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3. Best Fresh Sandwiches
"The food is prepared fresh while you're waiting."
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1 - 10 of 70 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Café is on the grounds and good place to take a break. Food was average but had a couple of Southwestern selections along with burgers.

Thank sewlou
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Very good and fresh food in a nice setting! Staff was incredibly nice and it's not expensive. ($8.95 for an Agave Bowl)

Thank Badiha
rdavis122, Public Relations Manager at Ironwood Terraces, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Badiha for your wonderful review! We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are two different lines depending on your choice of food. That was not identified and the food items are listed with tiny print. One side has pizza, hot dogs, sandwiches, hamburgers, etc. the other section has Mexican food choices. Good Mexican choices with fresh...More

Thank cjkines1
Olga L, Public Relations Manager at Ironwood Terraces, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello cjkines1! Thank you so much for taking time to write this review! We appreciate your feedback and will address the issues right away! Otherwise we are glad you had good overall experience. Thank you and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 6 December 2017

I got there around 11:30 on a Saturday, the line was short. I ordered taco salad bowl. I picked pork for meat and some vegetables to go with beans and rice. The blow was thin, crispy, delicious, might be deep fried, the salad tasted really...More

Thank LisaMNUSA
Olga L, Public Relations Manager at Ironwood Terraces, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hello Lisa! We are so happy you liked our food. Thank you so much for this review. We hope to see you back soon! P.S Next time try our full service restaurant Ocotillo Cafe. We promise you will love it as well!

Reviewed 20 October 2017

You can buy an array of food at very reasonable prices. Folks are very engaging and will help you select something you will enjoy. Can even sit outside if you prefer.

Thank Janet H
Olga L, Public Relations Manager at Ironwood Terraces, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Hello Janet, Thank you so much for taking time to write this review. We are glad you enjoyed your meal at Ironwood Terraces. We do our best to satisfy our costumer's needs with variety of our menu. We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We were leery of a cafeteria in a museum, but the food was made to order and offered (for salads, at least) fresh and some unusual ingredients. Service was friendly, and prices were perfectly reasonable. The sit down restaurant next door looked good, but we...More

Thank jxx9595
Management response:Responded 18 September 2017

Thank you jxx9595 for this wonderful review! Please come back soon to try out sit down restaurant Ocotillo Cafe! We promise you, you won't regret it!

Reviewed 9 July 2017

A perfect place to take a lunch break while visiting the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum. Different stations offer a variety of food items at reasonable prices. Great location for a family with kids because there's something for everyone to eat. I agree with other reviewers...More

Thank AZfreebirds
Management response:Responded 10 July 2017

Hello AZfreebirds! That you so much for taking your time to write this wonderful review! We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 26 June 2017

The menu had a good amount of choices. The prices were extrmely reasonable and not a tourist trap. Clean dining area with comfortable tables and chairs.A nice place to rest and cool off.

Thank SharonLDRN
Management response:Responded 6 July 2017

Thank you SharonLDRN for your wonderful review! We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Classy food might be a little more expensive than cheaper fast foods at some attractions, but the price is still fair, the variety is great, and you won't feel as though you got "ripped off" for being in a captive attraction like a zoo or...More

Thank Linda M
Management response:Responded 19 June 2017

Hello Linda, Thank you so much for taking time to write this review. We are glad you enjoyed your meal at Ironwood Terraces. We do our best to satisfy our costumer's needs with variety of our menu. We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

The burgers are good, and they have tamales and other Mexican food. Lots of place to sit, but sometimes the lines to get food can get long, especially after 12pm.

Thank IndyGoldie60
Management response:Responded 12 April 2017

Hello IndyGoldie60 Thank you for your review. We are very glad you had such pleasant experience at Ironwood Terraces. Please come back soon to check out our full service restaurant "Ocotillo Cafe" as well!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$5
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2021 N Kinney Rd, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ 85743-9719
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-883-5705
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