Skip to content

Café at the J

Join us for the best kosher meal of your day!

©Scott Griessel-Creatista-3676

Serving the community since 1999

©Scott Griessel-Creatista-3676

Kosher café and catering

©Scott Griessel-Creatista-3676

Pick up a to go lunch

Catering + Kosher Café

The Tucson J is home to one of the only kosher restaurants in Tucson! Swing by for a delicious dairy  meal, prepared under Orthodox supervision by Rabbi Billy. We also offer a variety of options to make it easier to feed your family healthy meals on the go. Most meals are $9 per person or less!

Cafe Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9am – 3pm
Friday: 9am – 2pm
Sunday: Closed


Hamentaschen are a traditional Purim cookie. They are a triangle shaped pastry with filling. The cookie is very symbolic and is usually interpreted as representing the three cornered hat worn by Haman.  

The J will be selling Hamantaschen at the front desk from Monday, March 7 through Friday, March 18, while supplies last. 

There are no pre-orders. 

  • 1 cookie, $2
  • 5 cookie pack, $9
  • 10 cookie pack, $18

Bistro at the J
by Asher
Reservations and Orders

Join us the third Thursday of the month Dec-April 5-8pm

All food is pre-order with reservation. Drinks and desserts can be added upon arrival and tableside based on availability.

Reservations are now closed for March 16.

Shabbat Dinner

The Cafe at the J is supplying delicious Friday night meals for the whole family to help you unplug for the weekend and spend more time with the people who matter most to you.



Traditional Shabbat Dinner serves 4 – Includes: Chicken Noodle Soup, Roasted Chicken Quarters, Roasted Vegetables, Roasted Potatoes, 1 Challah

Moroccan Shabbat Dinner serves 4 – Includes: Moroccan fish appetizer, choice of entrée Artichoke hearts stuffed with ground beef and peas or Chicken thighs with lemons and olives, side 1 included: Braised green beans with tomatoes, onions & garlic, choice for side 2: yellow rice or roasted potatoes, included 1 challah

Add on salads by the pound: Hummus, Babaganouish, Matbucha , Israeli Salad 

Desserts: Chocolate Babka, Chocolate Rugelach – doz , Cinnamon Rugelach – doz 

Inquire for pricing. Call 520.631.0715 or email to order.

Challah Orders

Members can pre-order challah for $6 each week. Orders must be made by 10 pm on Monday. Pick up is on Friday from 5 am-6 pm at the Front Desk and/or Sports + Wellness Desk. If you have a child/dependent in one of the J’s childcare programs or Taglit, we can send it home with them. You can mark as a standing order with automatic weekly billing, or you can purchase a 10 pass for weekly Challah at a discounted rate of $55 due at time of order.