Dining at the Zoo

The Zoo serves up a variety of dining options. If you want a fresh garden salad, locally-sourced chicken, or yummy soft-serve ice cream, the Zoo will satisfy your appetite!  See below for current operations and mobile ordering links.

Allergy Menu available here.

Restaurants

Farm to Table Cafe in North America Plaza

Farm-to-Table Cafe

Location: North America Plaza

Open Daily

Menu:  Patty melts, BBQ sandwiches, tacos and salad.

Mobile ordering available. Browse menu options, place your order and pay online. 

Cash, Credit/Debit and Zoo Gift Cards accepted on site.

Junction Springs Cafe

Junction Springs Cafe

Location: Junction Plaza

Open Daily

Menu: Fresh Angus beef burgers, hand dipped chicken tenders, hot dogs, fresh salad and black bean burgers

Mobile ordering availableBrowse menu options, place your order and pay online.

Cash, Credit/Debit and Zoo Gift Cards accepted on site.

Crossings Pizza

Crossing Pizza Cafe

Location: Junction Plaza

Open Daily 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Menu: Personal pizzas and drinks.

Mobile Ordering ONLY: Browse menu options, place your order and pay online.

Billy D's Restaurant

Billy D's Fried Chicken

Location: Africa's Akiba Market

Open Daily April - October

Menu: Hot 'n' crispy fried chicken, slaw, fries, mac & cheese, smoked collard greens, watermelon salad, banana pudding, soft serve ice cream, Pepsi products, bottled beverages and coffee

Cash, Credit/Debit and Zoo Gift Cards accepted.

Seasonal Snack Bars

The Zoo's seasonal snack bars are typically operate April - October.

Settlers Ridge snack bar

Settler's Ridge

Hours Vary

Location: North America Plaza

Menu: Drinks, soft serve ice cream, Dippin' Dots, ICEEs and snacks

Cash, Credit/Debit accepted.

Wild Burger

Wild Burger

Hours Vary

Location: North America near Garden Friends Playground

Menu: Gourmet burgers, fried pickles and specialty fries

Cash, Credit/Debit and Zoo Gift Cards accepted.

Watering Can

The Watering Can

Hours Vary

Location: North America near Garden Friends Playground

Menu: Drinks, soft serve ice cream, ICEEs and snacks

Cash, Credit/Debit and Zoo Gift Cards accepted.

Prairie Popcorn

Prairie Popcorn

Hours Vary

Location: North America near the Grizzly Bear and Prairie Habitats

Menu: Loaded nachos, hot dogs, pretzels, ICEE and snacks

Cash, Credit/Debit and Zoo Gift Cards accepted.

Connections Creamery

Connections Creamery

Hours Vary

Location: Junction Plaza

Menu: Soft serve ice cream, drinks and snacks

Cash, Credit/Debit and Zoo Gift Cards accepted.

The Coop food truck

The Coop

Hours Vary

Location: Junction Plaza

Menu: Hand dipped chicken tenders and fries

Cash, Credit/Debit accepted.

Billy D's Snax

Hours Vary

Location: Africa's Akiba Market

Menu: ICEE, Dippin’ Dots, pretzels and snacks

Cash, Credit/Debit accepted.

Concessions Carts and Vending

The Zoo also has various food and beverage carts featuring items such as drinks, Dippin' Dots ice cream and Minute Maid frozen lemonade. There are also beverage vending machines located near select restrooms. Carts and vending machines accept Cash and Credit/Debit.  Operations and locations vary.