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Village Coffee and Deli

Get your day started with Tim Hortons fresh-brewed coffee, latte, cappuccinos and more.  Offerings include espresso, mocha, iced coffees and teas.  Hungry for something healthy?  Try one of our deli sandwiches, wraps or salads, including the popular Chicken Caesar Wrap, Scones, Italian Sodas, Gourmet Brownies and more!

Funnel Cakes

Made fresh to order, our funnel cakes come with a variety of toppings.  Try a basket of Fried Oreos with powdered sugar…..a guest favorite!

Plaza Snacks

The best place to prepare for your day’s journey.  Popcorn, cotton candy, ICEE’s and other assorted snacks.

Plaza Ice Cream/Homemade Fudge

Hand-dipped ice cream, homemade fudge and assorted chocolates.  The perfect way to end a day or satisfy a sweet-tooth.

Stingray Bay

Grab a bite at one of our grill stations.  Selections include Bob Evans Brats and Sausages, Grilled Burgers and Chicken  Sandwiches.  Cool down at the ICEE Mix-Up Station located next to Animal Encounters Village.

ZOO WEST SIDE (veer left when entering the zoo)

Congo River Market Food Court

After swinging through the trees of African Forest, soar into the Congo River Market, an air-conditioned and heated indoor seating area featuring Charley’s Steakery, Jr. Chef kids’ meals, Donatos Pizza, grilled selections at Congo Grill, soft tacos and Mexican salads at Jalapeno Mexicana, smoothies and soft serve ice cream and create your own salad at Fresh Creations.


Flamingo Hideaway

Cool down at the ICEE Mix-Up station or visit the Bob Evans Brat cart and grab an ice cold draft beer. 

Specialty Carts

Guests will find a large variety of specialty offerings throughout the West Side of the Zoo, including Dippin Dots, Jumbo Pretzels, Popcorn, Cotton Candy, Bottled Beverages and More!

ZOO EAST SIDE (veer right when entering the zoo)

Lakeside Grill

Grilled Angus Burgers, Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken and more.  Large portions, made fresh daily and served with 2 sides per order.

Asian Tiger Snacks

Jumbo Sno-Cones, fountain beverages and assorted snacks.  

Donatos Pizza at Prairie Outpost

Individual pepperoni and cheese pizzas from Donatos.  Jumbo Pretzels, ICEE and fountain drinks.

Polar Frontier Grille

Our newest addition brings something for the whole family.  You have to try our new Fresh-Cut Fries!  Burgers, Chicken Tenders, Soft Serve Ice Cream in numerous flavors and freshly prepared salads.

Specialty Carts

You will find an assortment of bottled beverages, Dippin Dots and additional snack opportunities as you explore our North America and Polar Frontier regions.

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