Grab a Variety of Hot and Fresh Bites at Zoofari Café.
Between Cooper Plaza and World of Primates
Visit the air-conditioned Zoofari Café for quick grab-and-go lunch bites ranging from burgers and chicken tenders to Eat Fit NOLA-approved options like salads and wraps. Socially-distanced indoor and shaded outdoor seating are available.
Cool Off With Fresh-Squeezed Lemonade from Bill's Lemonade!
Inside Zoofari Café
Beat the New Orleans heat and quench your thirst with Bill’s fresh-squeezed lemonade. Their original freshly squeezed lemonade is made using real lemons and Bill’s Sugar Blend.
We feature intermittent visiting food trucks at various locations through the zoo during our busy season.
Mix up your favorite flavors of Icee!
Enjoy Traditional Louisiana Cooking at Cypress Knee Café
OPEN ON WEEKENDS
Louisiana Swamp Exhibit
The air-conditioned Cypress Knee Café offers made-to-order Louisiana home cooking such as gumbo, etouffee, and po-boys. Socially-distanced indoor seating is available in the adjoining Cajun Ballroom and table seating overlooking the alligator habitat is available outdoors.
Enjoy a shady lunch spot next to our fine feathered friends!
Inside Zoo Entrance by the Flamingo Exhibit.
Sit at shaded tables and enjoy foods such as hot dogs, nachos, and peanut butter sandwiches, this busy snack stop has something for everyone!
No Zoo Visit Is Complete Without This Traditional New Orleans Treat!
Next to the Butterfly Garden Between World of Primates and African Savanna
New Orleans’ Roman Candy Company with its iconic white and red wagon began as a family treat with a recipe that dates back four plus generations. The Roman Candy gourmet taffy initially sold for 5 cents a stick and stayed that price until 1970! It’s a can’t-miss authentic New Orleans experience.
Fuel up with lunch or a summer snack at Gator Bites and Snack n' Splash in Cool Zoo.
Inside Cool Zoo
Gator Bites is the newest concession area in Gator Run. This outdoor eatery offers more than just snacks! Chicken strips, corn dogs, hamburgers, pizza, fruit salad, chips, fries, cool drinks, and ice cream are always popular items on the menu. Having too much fun in Cool Zoo and need to take a break to fill a hungry tummy? Grab a cool drink or a kid-friendly snack at Cool Zoo's Snack N' Splash concession stand.