Food & Shopping
For the health and safety of our guests, some modifications have been made to our food service operations. What hasn’t changed is our commitment to offering delicious options using local, sustainable ingredients.
Hours are subject to change without notice.
Open Daily, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Featuring fresh salads, wraps, burgers, sandwiches, and kids’ meals. Located next to the International Marketplace gift shops and our famous North American alligator, Reggie. Pepsi products, craft beers, and California wines are available.
Open Daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Weekdays) and 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. (Weekends/Holidays)
Serving hot and cold sandwiches, chicken tenders, healthy kids’ meals, specialty salads, and ice-cold drinks. Choose indoor or outdoor seating. Find us at the entrance to the Winnick Family Children’s Zoo.
Open Daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Serving soft serve ice cream, Icee’s, cotton candy, popcorn, and sodas. With two locations—next to Zoo Grill (open daily) and Mahale Café (weekends only, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.).
Bean Sprouts Café
Open Weekends and Holidays, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Specializing in healthy, allergy-friendly foods for visitors of all ages, Bean Sprouts offers an award-winning kids’ menu that sparks young appetites and imaginations. Featuring pizzas, smoothies, and sandwiches as well as “Imaginibbles”—themed hand-held foods designed to make healthy eating fun.
Open Daily, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Weekdays) and 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Weekends/Holidays)
Serving our famous hot cinnamon sugar churros and ice-cold Pepsi products. Try our not-to-be-missed churro sundae with chocolate sauce and whipping cream. Also serving pretzels, popcorn, and beverages.
Fork in the Road
Open Weekends and Holidays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Pizza by the slice and Golden Road beer on tap.
Open Weekends and Holidays, 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Serving Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, Italian sausage, onion rings, kids’ meals, french fries, and hot dogs. Located across from the gorilla exhibit, with ample outdoor seating.
Open Daily, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Weekdays) and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Weekends)
Featuring pizza by the slice, grilled chicken and burger baskets, kids’ meals, hot dogs, salads, and deli sandwiches. Outdoor seating allows for stunning views of the giraffes. Draft and canned beer available.
This main shopping destination at the L.A. Zoo features a range of international favorites and traditional must-haves. Browse our large collection of gift items, apparel, hats, books, music, plush animals, and much more.
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association members save 10% at Zoo restaurants and gift shops.
Restaurant and gift shop hours are subject to change with business and weather conditions.