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The Explorer’s Cafe

The Visitor Center is the number one destination for large tour groups or vacationing families to stop at before going further into the Grand Canyon. Visitors can browse interactive exhibits, choose from many guided tours, watch our famous IMAX® movie or even dine in our Explorer’s Café. With a large selection of food and beverage choices, the Explorer’s Café is a pleasant dining experience for every hungry guest.

Rice Bowl
Grand Canyon Pizza Hut
Grand Canyon Ice Cream

Food Selections Include:

  • Pizza Hut® Pizza
  • Fresh Deli-style sandwiches
  • Rice Bowls
  • Soups and Salads
  • Boxed lunches to go
  • Canyon Creamery Premium Ice Cream & Treats
  • Beverages and more

Spacious Dining Room Can Handle Large Groups

The indoor seating area is spacious enough to accommodate even the biggest tour groups or events and the outside patio dining area has additional seating for those who enjoy dining in the open air.

Dining For Your Schedule

With so many things to do at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, The Explorer’s Café offers guests the opportunity to eat restaurant meals between fun-filled activities. Feed your hunger after returning from an exciting guided tour – or before you head out on the next one. Enjoy a wonderful meal before venturing out into the Canyon for the day, or before heading to your lodging for the night. The Explorer’s Café is a great stop on everyone’s itinerary – both before and after your adventures for the day.

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Canyon Creamery Ice Cream