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Café Oso (formerly the Culinary Café)

Café Oso


Welcome to relaunch of Café Oso a hidden gem located just minutes from the Uptown Phoenix Central Corridor.  Café Oso is conveniently located on the corner of Flower and 11th Avenue, nestled in the south end of the Phoenix College Osborn Site.

Experience Urban dining with a retro atmosphere where student chefs perfect their cooking and restaurant management skills in a fully equipped teaching kitchen and dining room.  Fresh local ingredients prepared and served by Phoenix College Culinary students and Chefs.

  • The Café Oso is open Tues, Wed, Thurs, from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM during the Spring and Fall Semesters and closed during the Summer.  Last seating is at 12:45 PM.
  • Reservations are recommended, but not required: 602-285-7764.
  • Parking is available in the north lot of the main campus.


The Café Oso Seasonal Menu emphasizes the Latino|Asian flair of Urban Phoenix.  Featuring the highest-quality vegetables, meats and seafood with ingredients such as Ahi Tuna, Red Bird Chickens and Tuscan Kale.  Highlights include Tableside Guacamole, Local Grilled Vegetables, Shrimp and Grits, Hand Made Gnocchi, Flat Iron Steak and Fabulous Desserts.