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9:30 AM - 5 PM


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Sweet Shoppe

Sweet Shop

Memories at the Zoo are "sweeter" with a location for deliciously delectable treats. The Sweet Shoppe, located between the Jungle Carousel and Gator Falls flume ride, offers cupcakes, cookies, hand-dipped ice cream, candy and more!

Reilly's Reserve


This full-service, seated dining restaurant features a fantastic view overlooking the elephant, giraffe and zebra habitats. Open during peak visitation periods, Reilly’s Reserve offers a variety of seasonal and inspired dishes varying from gourmet salads to paninis and more – the perfect treat for a great family outing.

Safari Lodge Cafeteria

Safari Lodge

Located inside the Safari Lodge events facility in Safari Africa, this quick-service and casual dining area features a taco station, pizza, hamburgers, salads and kids' favorites. Safari Lodge is open during peak visitation periods and air-conditioned for dining comfort.

Pepsi® Pop & Go

Pepsi Pop & Go

Located next to the Penguin Beach exhibit, the Pepsi® Pop & Go offers a variety of cold beverages and snacks.

Tamani's Oasis

Tamanis Oasis

Located in the Africa Plaza, Tamani’s Oasis offers cold beverages and delicious snacks like nachos, pretzels and more. Open only during peak visitation periods.

Aussie ICEE® & Gifts

Aussie ICEE

Located inside Wallaroo Station, Aussie ICEE® & Gifts offers a variety of ICEE® flavors, bottled beverages, snacks and even beach towels and hats for the water play areas.

Garden Grille


Just inside the Zoo’s main entrance, the Garden Grille offers air-conditioned dining in a bright, friendly atmosphere, with adjoining restrooms. The restaurant features an open kitchen serving up gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, wraps, Black Angus burgers, chicken tenders and "grab 'n go" fresh foods.

Rango Snacks

Rango Snacks

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a smooth and rich Starbucks® coffee, Krispy Kreme® pastry, and more. Located near the Bornean orangutan exhibit along Zoo Boulevard.

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    All Ages

Boomer's Cafe


Inside Wallaroo Station, Boomer's Cafe has the perfect meals and treats for you and your mates, including pizza, chicken tenders, gourmet all beef hot dogs and more.

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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is operated by the Lowry Park Zoological Society, an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to excellence in education, conservation and research. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is featured among the “Top 25 Zoos in the U.S” by TripAdvisor (2015) and “10 Best Zoos in the U.S.” by Trekaroo (2015). The Zoo is located at 1101 W. Sligh Avenue in Tampa, one mile west of I-275 (exit 48) and is open seven days a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 

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