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Safari Lodge


Located in Safari Africa, this 10,000 square foot indoor dining facility is the perfect place to beat the heat with an ice cold beverage and classic American cuisine. Menu highlights include flat bread pizzas, mac and cheese, chicken nugget baskets and deli sandwiches. On days of high visitation, guests can try the “build your own tacos” bar, and nachos piled so high you’ll have to share.

Garden Grille


Just inside the Zoo's entrance, the Garden Grille offer air-conditioned dining in a bright, friendly atmosphere. The Garden Grille features juicy hand-pressed burgers hot off the grill, gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, fresh salads and deli wraps along with Zoo's take on a Tampa classic - the Cuban sandwich. The Grille also offers kid favorites like chicken nuggets, sliders and mac & cheese.

Boomer's Cafe


Inside Wallaroo Station, Boomer’s Café has quick and tasty meals for all your mates. This easy “grab and go” restaurant features personal pizzas, chicken tender baskets, all beef hot dogs, fresh salads and deli sandwiches.

Sweet Shoppe


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 cake pops, doughnuts, hand-dipped ice cream, soft serve yogurt sundaes and more!

Aussie ICEE® & Gifts


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.

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.

Tamani's 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.

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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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