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Bat Cave Cafe

Kartchner Caverns, Benson, AZ
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“quesadilla” (5 reviews)
“wraps” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
Kartchner Caverns, Benson, AZ
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Outside the caverns. Very limited menu. No iced coffee other than prepackaged ones with sugar already added. Limited seating and high prices

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 18 January 2018

The staff seemed very disorganized and inefficient; it wasn't even busy, and we waited 25 minutes for a cold chicken sandwich. It was tasty, but if you're in a hurry... nah.

Thank 4dc18
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Good spot to stop while after exploring the cave and visitor's center before heading out to the hummingbird area or one of the many trails.

1  Thank James E
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Staff was pleasant, but food WAY priced out of line. Wife had a Veggie wrap W/Chipotle sauce. Sauce nonexistent. Had a $7.99 pizza. Was the size of a Totinos/Tony's 99cent pizza. Microwave style. Our friends each got a chicken/cheese Quesadilla. They literally took apart the...More

Thank Marty M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Typical fast food - pizza, casadias, brats, sandwiches, - at a tourist attraction. The cook/server did a nice job - no complaints.

Thank CruisingCactus
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We weren't disappointed in the food...we were disappointed that they we're closed. It seems that the AC was on the fritz and, since it was 108 degrees inside, they closed up. Darn! I hope they're open when you visit.

Thank DeaconJack
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Just like how other things ran during our visit to Kartchner, their cafe was quick, easy, and very good as well. They had everything from salads to sandwiches, coffee, tea, water, and more. I'd stop here again on another visit to the caverns.

Thank rlepson
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

If you didn't bring enough food, this will work. It is the only food for 15 miles. The wrap was good. We were famished. It is a good backup choice.

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Bat Cafe is really not much more than a snack bar. Tne only indoor seating is at a counter up against a wall. There is a covered patio with tables but it would be nice to have indoor seating. The food was surprisingly good....More

Thank William G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

While at Katchner Caverns State Park in Arizona we took the opportunity to sample some of the food in this place. I would call it a restaurant, but it is so small to call it a restaurant is generous. However, the food was good but...More

Thank Gary I
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kartchner Caverns, Benson, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Benson
This is the restaurant in the Kartchner Caverns Discovery Center. You can eat at this cafe without paying to see the caverns.
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