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 ObservatorySunday, June 25th, 2017 at 10:26am

Here is one of our wonderful regulars, a considerate hiker who picks up trash along the trails to keep it lookin' natural for all to enjoy 😊AND he takes advantage of our "Free cookie for trail trash pick-up" deal. Thanks, Garin!!

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatoryFriday, June 16th, 2017 at 10:42am

Still pondering a trip for Father's Day? Bring him up to the Cosmic Cafe at Mount Wilson ~ We are offering souvenir gifts at a 10% discount when you come to the window with the code: MountainDads! We'll make it 20% if your old man...

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatoryFriday, June 16th, 2017 at 10:32am

School's out for Summer! Up at the Cosmic we are celebrating by reinstating the 2pm tours of the Mount Wilson Observatory as well as our regular 1pm tours. Come catch a glimpse of the Universe! πŸ˜‰

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatorySunday, June 11th, 2017 at 2:59am

Come join us at Mt Wilson for some phenomenal weather that we've been experiencing the past few days! Also stop by to get a look at our new Cosmic Cafe patches! πŸ˜„

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatoryWednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 11:38am

Visit Mount Wilson for the concert this weekend! Surely we won't get snowed out again like last month πŸ˜‰ See you at the top!

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatoryWednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 6:30pm

Hello everyone! Letting you know that there won't be any guided tours this weekend June 3+4 due to an event happening at the Observatory. However there will be docents, lots of art and performances, and of course food and souvenirs provided by the Cosmic Cafe!...