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.

  • Flamingo Café

    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.


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

  • Flamingo Coffee Shop

    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.


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

  • Nourish 414

    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.


    Across from Lake Evinrude Deck

  • Dairy Store

    Holy Cow!

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


    In the Family Farm

  • Wild Burger

    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.


    Near the Small Mammals Building

  • The Coop

    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.


    Across from Lake Evinrude

  • OOZ Food Truck

    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!


    Next to Bear Garden

  • 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.


    Across from Grizzly Bears

  • West End Snacks

    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!


    Near Otter Passage at the West Entrance

  • Sea Lion Stand

    Snacks and a Show

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


    In front of Sea Lion Show

  • Bean Sprouts

    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.


    In the Family Farm

  • Beverage and Food Carts

    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!


    Found throughout the Zoo