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.

Restaurants

All restaurants accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Apple Pay, Google Pay and Zoo gift cards.  See below for current operations.

Farm to Table Cafe in North America Plaza

Farm-to-Table Cafe

Location: North America Plaza

Open Daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Menu burgers, bbq sandwiches, salads, specialty coffee drinks and soft serve ice cream.

Junction Springs Cafe

Junction Springs Cafe

Location: Junction Plaza

Open Daily

Menu: Fresh Angus beef burgers, hand-dipped chicken tenders, hot dogs,  salad, soup, snacks, Pepsi products, hot chocolate and coffee.

Online ordering available.

Browse menu options, place your order and pay online at https://junctioncafe.myncrsilver.com/. A QR code for contactless ordering is also available at the Junction Springs Cafe.

Guests orders are to be picked up in the breezeway of Junction Springs Cafe at the prompted pickup time.

Crossings Pizza

Crossing Pizza Cafe

Location: Junction Plaza

Open Daily

Menu: Whole & sliced pizza, salads, bread sticks, Pepsi products and bottled beverages

Billy D's Restaurant

Billy D's Fried Chicken

Location: Africa's Akiba Market

Hours Vary

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

Online ordering available.

Browse menu options, place your order and pay online at https://billyds.myncrsilver.com/. A QR code for contactless ordering is also available at near Billy D's.

Guests orders are to be picked up inside Billy D's on the front counter at the prompted pickup time.

Seasonal Snack Bars

The Zoo's seasonal snack bars are typically open April - October, 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Apple Pay, Google Pay and Zoo gift cards.  See below for most current operations.

Settlers Ridge snack bar

Settler's Ridge

Open Daily

Location: North America Plaza

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

Wild Burger

Wild Burger

Open Daily

Location: North America near Garden Friends Playground

Menu: Fresh Angus beef burgers, hot dogs and fries

Watering Can

The Watering Can

Temporarily Closed

Location: North America near Garden Friends Playground

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

Prairie Popcorn

Prairie Popcorn

Open Daily

Location: North America near the Grizzly Bear and Prairie Habitats

Menu: Drinks, hot dogs, popcorn, nachos, pretzels, ICEEs and snacks

Connections Creamery

Connections Creamery

Open Daily

Location: Junction Plaza

Menu: Soft serve ice cream, drinks and snacks

The Coop food truck

The Coop

Open Daily

Location: Junction Plaza

Menu: Hand dipped chicken tenders, fried chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, fries and beverages.

Billy D's Snax

Billy D's Snax

Hours Vary

Location: Africa's Akiba Market


Menu: Customizable ICEEs and snacks

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.

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