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MEMORABLE MEAL EXPERIENCES

DINE AT THE ZOO

RESTAURANT DINING

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ALBERT'S RESTAURANT

Located in Lost Forest in the heart of the Zoo, Albert’s offers full-service dining featuring chef-inspired plates, a patio with a private waterfall, and a full-service bar.

Please Note: Albert's is currently open for patio dining (weather permitting) and take-out only.

VEGETARIAN     KID'S MEALS

CASUAL DINING

truffle parmesan chicken wings

BUSY BEE CAFÉ — NEW!

The Zoo's newest eatery offers honey corn dogs, triple trouble burgers, pizza, and wings, plus Family Meal portions of pizza, Hebrew National® hot dogs, and corn dogs.

VEGETARIAN     KID'S MEALS    DESSERTS

Sandwiches

SAN DIEGO ZOO SANDWICH CO.

Located just inside the Zoo entrance, San Diego Zoo Sandwich Co. offers hot breakfast, specialty sandwiches, soups from scratch, ice cream, and fresh salads.

Open for breakfast 8:30 to 11 a.m.; open for lunch at 11 a.m.

Please note: The San Diego Zoo Sandwich Co. is currently open for outdoor dining and take-out only.

VEGETARIAN     KID'S MEALS

FRONT STREET SWEET SHACK

Across from the Reptile House, Front Street Sweet Shack offers crafted shakes and sundaes, monte cristo sandwiches, and the Zoo’s first doughnut burger.

VEGETARIAN

Chicken tenders

SAFARI KITCHEN

The Safari Kitchen is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a variety of gourmet burgers, crispy chicken sandwiches, fish and chips, and loaded tater tots.

VEGETARIAN     KID'S MEALS

SYDNEY'S GRILL

Located in the Australian Outback, Sydney’s Grill offers barbecue entrees, burgers, grilled chicken sandwiches, fresh salads, ice cream treats, locally brewed craft beer, and margaritas.

VEGETARIAN     KID'S MEALS

rice bowl

HUA MEI CAFÉ

Located in Asian Passage, Hua Mei Café offers a variety of Asian cuisine items, burgers, grilled chicken sandwiches, kid's meals, ice cream treats, and more.

GF     VEGETARIAN     KID'S MEALS

SABERTOOTH MEXICAN GRILL

Sabertooth Mexican Grill, found within Elephant Odyssey, features Mexican-style cuisine, including tacos, burritos, wraps, salads, fresh tortilla chips, nachos, soft-serve ice cream, craft beer, and house-made margaritas.

VEGETARIAN     KID'S MEALS

LAGOON TERRACE

  • Location: Front Street

Located just outside the San Diego Zoo Sandwich Company, enjoy pizza by the slice, meatball subs, specialty Hebrew National® hot dogs, wraps, and locally brewed draft beer.

VEGETARIAN     KID'S MEALS

TREETOPS CAFÉ

Located in the Lost Forest, Treetops Café, with its spectacular views from multilevel decks, offers flatbread pizzas, Italian-style cuisine, wraps, salads, locally brewed draft beer, kid's meals, and family meal deals.

VEGETARIAN     KID'S MEALS

QUICK BITES

JUNGLE JAVA

  • Location: Lost Forest

Conveniently located near the front plaza, Jungle Java offers specialty coffee drinks, nitro coffee, pastries, and popcorn.

ZOO BREW

  • Location: Lost Forest

Located halfway down Treetops Way, Zoo Brew features locally brewed draft beer, specialty coffee drinks, mini doughnuts, and popcorn.

ROCKS BOX

  • Location: Africa Rocks

Located in Africa Rocks, Rocks Box serves Hebrew National® hot dogs, nachos, locally brewed draft beer, ICEE®, and more.

HUA MEI CONES

  • Asian Passage

Located in Asian Passage, Hua Mei Cones serves soft-serve ice cream, warm soft pretzels, and churros.

BAMBOO BAR

  • Asian Passage

Located in Asian Passage, Bamboo Bar serves Hebrew National® hot dogs, warm pretzel bites, locally brewed draft beer, and more.

THE PAGODA

Located in Asian Passage, the Pagoda serves corn dogs, Hebrew National® hot dogs, egg rolls, craft beer, popcorn, Dippin' Dots, and snow cones.

KETTLE CORN

Located across from the Front Street Sweet Shack, Kettle Corn offers churros, kettle corn, warm pretzels, locally brewed draft beer, ICEE®, and soft drinks.

THE BRIDGE SNACKS & REFRESHMENTS

Located at the end of Bashor Bridge in Elephant Odyssey, The Bridge serves locally brewed draft beer, micheladas, Cadillac margaritas, ICEE®, snow cones, soft drinks, pretzels, and popcorn.

NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® CAFÉ BY CHIP®

  • Location: Front Street

Located inside the San Diego Zoo Kids Store—offering cookies, coffee, ice cream, smoothies, and baked treats.

SAN DIEGO CRAFT BEER & MARGARITAS

  • Location: Front Street

Located along Front Street, serving locally brewed craft beer, cocktails, and margaritas.

ITURI HUT

  • Location: Lost Forest

Located along Hippo Trail, Ituri Hut serves Hebrew National® hot dogs, soft pretzels, churros, and ICEE®.

BOARDWALK BEER GARDEN

Eight taps of local craft beer, wine on draft, and cocktails. Enjoy Bavarian-style pretzels, an Italian sandwich, a charcutierie cheese plate, or a pretzel dog.

TUNDRA TREATS

  • Northern Frontier

Located across from Polar Bear Plunge, Tundra Treats offers frozen bahama mamas, ICEE®, fresh popcorn, and warm, soft pretzels.

JUNGLE SNACKS

Located in front of Skyfari West, Jungle Snacks offers hot dog combos, micheladas, fresh popcorn, churros, and warm, soft pretzels.

BABOON CART

  • Africa Rocks

Located in Africa Rocks, Baboon Cart sells Dippin Dots®, soft drinks, chips, and water.

KOALA CART

  • Outback

Located in the Outback, Koala Cart serves ICEE®, soft drinks, water, cocktails, frozen treats, cotton candy, and popcorn.

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Face Masks

In Child and Adult sizes!
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Free sloth plush

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