Dining Events

Breakfast at Penguins

Location: Africa Rocks

Date: Saturday, August 5; Saturday, August 19; Saturday, August 26

Visit the Zoo before it opens to enjoy a buffet breakfast while you watch our African penguins waddle, swim, and play! You'll enjoy an exclusive view of our new Penguin Beach, along with a special keeper talk, and an animal presentation with an African animal. 

Guests will meet at the Zoo front gate at 7:45 a.m., then walk to Conrad Prebys Africa Rocks' Cape Fynbos.  Please allow extra time to walk from the Zoo's entrance to Africa Rocks. 

Cost is $49, plus tax. Nonmembers add Zoo admission.

For reservations, call 619-718-3000 or book online.

Watch the Breakfast at Penguins video.

 

Albert's Fall Brewmaster Dinner

Location: Albert's Restaurant

Date: September 16, 2017

Celebrate the changing of the seasons by raising a refreshing glass of beer at Albert's Fall Brewmaster Dinner featuring Thorn Street Brewing. San Diego Zoo Executive Chef Chris Mirguet and Albert's Chef Charles Boukas have created a four-course gourmet meal to accompany the exceptional craft beers of Thorn Street Brewing. Join us for a fun evening of unique brews and fantastic food.

6 p.m.: Reception with Animal Ambassadors in the Treetops Banquet Room
6:45 p.m.: Dinner at Albert's Restaurant

Maximum party size is eight people; guests will be seated at tables of eight. Menu substitutions are not available for this event. 

Cost is $82, plus tax and gratuity. Must be 21 years or older to attend. 

Make reservations online, or by calling 619-718-3000.

Animal Ambassador Dinner

Location: Albert's Restaurant

Date: October 14, 2017

Celebrate with some of the San Diego Zoo's favorite animal ambassadors. Join us for a fun evening, and encounter a variety of different animals. Enjoy appetizers and a choice of Wild or Tame Jungle Juice in our Treetops Banquet Room from 6 to 6:30 p.m., while you meet animals. Then head down to Albert’s Restaurant and enjoy a three-course meal prepared by Executive Chef Chris Mirguet and Albert's Chef Charles Boukas, as the animal encounters continue throughout the evening.

Maximum party size is eight people; guests will be seated at tables of eight. 

Cost is $82, plus tax and gratuity. Must be 21 years or older to attend.

Make reservations online, or by calling 619-718-3000.

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