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Food at the Zoo

All Natural

Now serving delicacies made from all-natural, vegetarian-fed and antibiotic-free chicken, pork and beef.

Philadelphia Zoo offers a wide range of food and drink options to suit many tastes and dietary needs. All food and beverage locations are weather permitting except Tiger Terrace. Availability and hours may vary seasonally.

Members enjoy a 10% discount on food and beverage.

Zoo gift certificates can be used to purchase Zoo memberships, admission tickets, parking, attractions, and dining locations onsite only. Gift certificates have no expiration date, so they make great gifts!

Mane Fare

Click on a location below to view the menu and learn more.


Tiger Terrace


Open Year Round

Traditional favorites like burgers, hot dogs, chicken fingers, pizza and fries top the menu at Tiger Terrace, but you can also find several grab-and-go sandwich and salad options, as well as healthy snacks. And take the Zoo home with you with a 20 oz. Zoo souvenir soda cup—buy it once and get $1.49 soda refills all season long.

We use responsibly raised meats at this location, which are raised without antibiotics and fed a vegetarian diet.
 

Eagles Roost
Eagles Roost


Open April through October

This location features Philly Favorites like Hoagies, Cheesesteaks, Funnel Cakes along with traditional favorites like, chicken fingers and fries, but you can also find several grab-and-go sandwich and salad options as well as healthy snacks.

And take the Zoo home with you with a 20 oz. Zoo souvenir soda cup—buy it once and get $1.49 soda refills all season long.

We use responsibly raised meats at this location, which are raised without antibiotics and fed a vegetarian diet.
 


Impala Café


Open April through October

Find your favorite hot and cold beverages here!  We proudly serve rainforest alliance certified La Colombe coffee. We also offer in-house baked muffins and scones at this popular spot, as well as grab-and-go lunch options if you need a quick bite.
 


34th Street Market


Open April through October

Our in-house culinary expert is really showing off at this stand, serving local, seasonal and fresh menu items.

Chef works with local farms for ingredients to use in his selection of seasonal composed salads, as well as fresh grilled paninis served on artisan bread and fresh grilled quesadillas. To wash it all down, choose from our selection of homemade infused beverages.

We use responsibly raised meats at this location, which are raised without antibiotics and fed a vegetarian diet.
 

 

Bacon dog
All Natural Hot Dogs


Open April through October

Enjoy All Beef hot dogs at the famous All Natural Hot Dogs. All hot dogs are served on Pennsylvania Dutch potato buns with a variety of condiments. 
 
Take it to the next level try one of Chef’s signature dogs, including the Bahn Mi Dog and Hawaiian Hot Dog for the gourmet hot dog lover and the Chilly Cheese Dog for those who want to add a little spice into their life.

We use responsibly raised meats at this location, which are raised without antibiotics and fed a vegetarian diet.

 

Snacks, Sweets & Special Treats

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Philly Pretzel Factory
Philly Pretzel Factory


Open April through October

Every day in our pretzel kitchen, we mix only the finest ingredients and hand-twist each and every pretzel to ensure quality and freshness. Breathe in the incredible aroma as your pretzel comes straight from the oven and into your hands. We also offer a variety of other pretzel treats, including pretzel-wrapped hot dogs and cinnamon twists. Be sure to wash them down with a frozen lemonade!
 


Rita's Water Ice


Open April through October

Located at the main gate, this stand features Rita’s Water Ice and Gelato, ice cold beverages, and other cool snacks. Grab a drink or snack on your way in or out of the Zoo!
 


Lemonade & Cotton Candy


Open April through October

Find fresh-squeezed lemonade, Dippin Dots and cotton candy at this refreshing stand.
 

ICEE Mix-it-up
ICEE Mix-It-Up


Open April through October

Located on the south side of Eagles Roost, this is the spot to cool down with an ice cold beverage. Help yourself to ten different flavors. Everyone has a favorite!
 


Dairy Barn


Open April through October

Offering soft-serve, hand-dipped favorites, and four waffle bowl signature sundaes, the Dairy Barn features a wide variety of ice cream treats sure to delight all ages. The Dairy Barn is in the perfect location for an afternoon treat—this is one spot that you won't want to miss!
 


Dippin' Dots


Open April through October

Cool down on a hot day with Dippin' Dots gourmet frozen desserts in a variety of cool and tasty flavors. You can find this dessert at Lemonade and Cotton Candy Stand and at the Dippin Dots stand near the polar bear exhibit.
 


Ice Cream Oasis


Open April through October

The Ice Cream Oasis offers a choice of soft-serve vanilla and chocolate custard. This stop also offers other snacks, including Hope’s Cookies baked on site, cotton candy, and refreshing drinks. This is one of the four locations that offer our 20oz. Zoo souvenir soda cup!