Food & Drink

It’s Feeding Time

If you hear a growl and it didn’t come from Big Cats, that means you’re probably hungry. Check out all of our food options, spread all throughout the Zoo for your craving convenience. If you want a more in-depth look at where to find food, explore our interactive Zoo Map.

Flamingoes wish they had this on their Menu

The Flamingo Café has all your favorites and more. Choose between hand-stretched pizzas, hand-battered chicken tenders, fresh salads to order and carved sandwiches. You’ll also find traditional grilled favorites like cheeseburgers, grilled chicken BLTs and hot dogs.

Location

Inside the U.S. Bank Gathering Place (Main Entrance)

Gather around a cup of coffee

Found right in the main entrance, start your visit off with Stone Creek Coffee, espressos, lattes, pastries and more.

Location

Inside the U.S. Bank Gathering Place (Main Entrance)

Nourish like a Milwaukeean

Nourish 414 offers visitors a modern dining experience with staple menu options, like a traditional cheeseburger and fries, as well as unique menu options like flatbread pizzas, satisfying sandwiches, delicious salads and kids’ meals.

Location

Across from Lake Evinrude Deck

Holy Cow!

Satisfy your sweet tooth with hand-dipped ice cream and sundaes from Cedar Crest Ice Cream.

Location

In the Family Farm

Grill Out

Favorite Wisconsin summer cookout staples, including cheeseburgers, hot dogs, cheese curds, house-made kettle chips, soft serve ice cream, snacks and so much more! Wild Burger has food the whole family will enjoy–even the pickiest of eaters.

Location

Near the Small Mammals Building

From Coop to Table

This unique food truck next to Nourish 414 offers a variety of tasty chicken-based options, including hand-battered chicken, Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich, and more.

Location

Across from Lake Evinrude

Can’t Lose with OOZ

A silver food truck designed to look like a retro camper is a must-stop destination for cheese lovers. OOZ’s menu offers grilled cheese sandwiches, mac and cheese, OOZ fries, and so much more!

Location

Next to Bear Garden

This One’s Juuust Right

An ode to Wisconsin’s outdoors with an “adult-friendly” menu. Visitors can choose from 12 beers (rotating taps), ice cream floats (adult versions made with Henry’s Hard Orange Soda® or Not Your Father’s Root Beer®), pretzels, cheese cups and Gatorade.

Location

Across from Grizzly Bears

The Best in the West

Looking for a small bite? West End Snacks is the place to go with a menu that includes soft pretzels, cheese cups and more. West End also offers a tasty treat, Dole Whip®, a kosher, gluten-free, and dairy-free soft-serve snack. Stop in to try it, served in strawberry and pineapple!

Location

Near Otter Passage at the West Entrance

Snacks and a Show

Eat almost as good as the sea lions! Choose between Dippin’ Dots®, nachos, pretzels, beverages and more.

Location

In front of Sea Lion Show

A Hip and Healthy Café

With values like health, innovation, positivity and playfulness in mind, Bean Sprouts provides nutritious and organic food for the entire family, serving grown-up sandwiches, soups and salads for adults and Imaginibbles for kids, including sandwiches, wraps, pizza and more. Gluten-free options are available.

Location

In the Family Farm

Our own take on Food To-Go

Everything from popcorn wagons, pretzel and beer & beverage carts, ICEE Mix-It-Up and Dippin’ Dots® on wheels!

Location

Found throughout the Zoo

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