Come up the mountain for a wonderful lunch in an incomparable setting!

 

 

Hours: Saturdays & Sundays,
10 am – 5 pm,
April through November

Mount Wilson Observatory’s Cosmic Cafe offers a variety of freshly made sandwiches and other treats and souvenirs to visitors to the Observatory. The Cafe is located in the Pavilion overlooking the large parking lot at the entrance to the Observatory. A map and driving directions to Mount Wilson Observatory are available here. Weekend tour tickets are also sold at the Cafe.

The Cafe is a welcoming and refreshing destination at the end of the road or the trail for hikers and bikers as well as for those who wish to discover the wonders of Mount Wilson Observatory from the comfort of their automobiles following a memorable trip through the Angeles National Forest. U.S. Forest Service Adventure Passes are available at the cafe during our weekend business hours.

We have a new menu this year, free Wi-Fi, and other amenities to make your visit more pleasant! So come see us on Mount Wilson where all your purchases help preserve this world heritage-class Observatory.

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory

For directions or more information please visit www.mtwilson.edu The USFS requires that all parked vehicles display an Adventure Pass. The Cosmic Cafe sells the Adventure Pass during our operating hours. A day pass is $5.00 and an annual pass is $30.00 There is a guided walking tour every Saturday and Sunday (from April 1st - November 30th) at 1pm, tickets are sold at the Cosmic Cafe and are $15.00 for adults and $12.00 for kids and seniors.
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatorySaturday, April 29th, 2017 at 9:40am

Should you come up to the Mt Wilson Observatory, you just might run across wildlife that sets your heart on fire ❤️ There are no words to describe the incredibly delightful weather on the mountain today- expecting more throughout the weekend! Stop by the Cosmic...

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatoryTuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 3:52pm

Woohoo, concerts in the 100" dome are not to be missed as the acoustics are amazing! Come enjoy this rare opportunity to indulge in wonderful music at the observatory 😉

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatoryMonday, April 10th, 2017 at 10:15am

Meet Emily and David-ready to take your order! They are your friendly faces at the window who frequently play jokes to keep customers entertained 😄 Come up on weekends for your first-hand experience!

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatoryThursday, April 6th, 2017 at 1:01pm

A group of handsome Hot Shots gearing up for controlled burning on Mount Wilson and surrounding area. Hard working and a wonderful sense of humor 😉

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatoryThursday, April 6th, 2017 at 12:55pm

Fun activities happen on the mountain! Hopefully some of you were able to get a glance at this nerd-tastic beauty at Wilson for the wedding last weekend 😄