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

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

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

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

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

 

Crossings Pizza

Crossing Pizza Cafe

Location: Junction Plaza

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

Menu: Personal pizzas and drinks.

Contactless Online ordering only.  

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

 

Seasonal Snack Bars

The Zoo's seasonal snack bars are typically open April - October, hours vary 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

Hours Vary

Location: North America Plaza

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

Wild Burger

Wild Burger

Hours Vary

Location: North America near Garden Friends Playground

Menu: Gourmet burgers, fried pickles and specialty fries

Watering Can

The Watering Can

Hours Vary

Location: North America near Garden Friends Playground

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

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

Connections Creamery

Connections Creamery

Hours Vary

Location: Junction Plaza

Menu: Soft serve ice cream, drinks and snacks

The Coop food truck

The Coop

Hours Vary

Location: Junction Plaza

Menu: Hand dipped chicken tenders and fries

Billy D's Snax

Billy D's Snax

Open Daily April - October

Location: Africa's Akiba Market


Menu: ICEE, Dippin’ Dots, pretzels 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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