Willow House in Phoenix, Arizona

Do you want to enjoy watching some art work, listen to music, have a cup of coffee, and munch a deli sandwich all under one roof? Then, you must go to the Willow house in Phoenix, Arizona, a coffee house on the southeast corner of the 3rd Avenue.

The first thing you will notice about this coffee house, built in early 1900s, is its incredible green roof, white stucco and its red-trimmed exteriors. This place always remains full on Fridays and Saturday nights, so parking can be a concern, however, you can park your vehicle in the streets outside. In 1999, it was voted as the best place to people watch.



You can choose your drink from a wide variety of coffee and specialty drinks and can munch along deli or specialty sandwiches, salads or other bakery products. There are many art & craft work for sale over there such as painting of Oscar Wilde, different types of purses, handicrafts items, books, etc.

To your wonder, you will have an artistic experience even in the restroom which is known as the Fish Bowl. It is decked with a seascape with mermaids, fishes, lobster, etc.

You can observe the art work by Dominique as you wait for your sandwich in the non-smoking, middle room. You can even get mouth watering Tuna Salad, Peanut butter and jelly.


In addition, you’ll find a wide variety of emotions expressed as cartoons, around the ceiling. You would also be fascinated by the Coffee Art by Karl Knelson.

The porch’s door is adorned with flowers’ paintings; here you can smoke while reading the local magazines. You will find people in groups, talking, laughing and enjoying. You can even arrange different types of meeting in the Willow House’s Little Theater.

People enjoy the poetry reading sessions here on every Thursday evening because it is the most famous poetry venue in the area. Plus, you can also enjoy the live music by the local musicians.

Every night at 8 p.m, you can even enjoy happy hours from Monday to Friday, between 4 to 7 p.m. So, the Willow House in Phoenix, Arizona has got lot to offer for those who visit here.



Dharmendra