ARTIFACT at Mingei

craft cooking inspired by ancient methods + spices + botanicals

After a comprehensive 3-year renovation, Mingei is now the home to ARTIFACT at Mingei and CRAFT CAFE open daily at 8:30 am as the newest additions to the growing Urban Kitchen Group portfolio. Both will be located in the free and welcoming Commons level, a new “living room” for Balboa Park featuring cutting-edge design, exhibitions and dynamic artist installations, all rooted in Mingei’s mission to celebrate folk art, craft and design from around the world.

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Balboa Park, Inside Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA, 92101



ARTIFACT at Mingei

lunch | tuesday – saturday | 11:30 – 2:30 pm
happy hour at the bar | thursday – saturday | 3 – 5 pm

experience artifact at night
dinner | thursday + friday  5- 8:30 pm
oaxaca prix fixe dinner : march 31, apr 1, 7,8,14,15,21, 22, 28, 29

abbrieviated a  la carte menu will only be available at the bar on a first come first serve basis.

CRAFT CAFÉ at Mingei

open daily | 8:30 am – 5 pm
will be closed on april 24th.

an urban kitchen group concept