Concessions / Nearby Restaurants

All the excitement of the zoo got you feeling hungry? Treat yourself to a chocolate bar, candy or zoo-themed novelty item at the Zoo Gift Shop. Sports drinks and bottled water are also available for a refreshing drink!

For more substantial fare, check out the concession stand at Tropicanoe Cove next door to the Zoo, or visit one of the neighborhood’s family-friendly restaurants:

Arni’s (pizza, sandwiches, salads) – located on Wallace Avenue
The Original Igloo (frozen custard, drinks, burgers, hot dogs, etc) – located at Wallace and Main
Parkside Seafood House (oyster bar and seafood restaurant) – located on Scott Street

Prefer to bring your own lunch? No problem! Columbian Park has many picnic shelters and grassed area perfect for a picnic, located just outside the Zoo gate.