Kitamba Café

Open daily, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Kitamba Café has our largest menu selection. You’ll find all the classics, like hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, and house-roasted pulled pork. You’ll also find healthy alternatives, kids meals, and gluten-friendly options. Try our artisan soups and chili, made in-house with fresh, local ingredients! New for 2021, our grilled cheese is back and available as a kids meal! Enjoy delicious sourdough with slices of natural cheddar cheese toasted to perfection! Feeling extra? Try our NEW pulled pork grilled cheese - all the goodness of our original grilled cheese sandwich with the addition of our house made slow-roasted pulled pork! 

In compliance with the recent provincial public health directives, we have made some changes to how Kitamba Café operates. Please note that Kitamba Café currently offers take-out service only (indoor seating is not permitted at this time), building capacity has been reduced to 15%, and a one-way traffic flow remains in place. Face coverings are strongly recommended everywhere at the zoo, but mandatory for everyone 2 years and older inside Calgary Zoo buildings, including Kitamba Café, in accordance with City of Calgary Bylaw 26M2020. Be sure to bring yours with you when you visit, and put them on and remove them safely. Please note that cash is not accepted onsite at food service locations at this time. Thank you for understanding!


Kitamba Java

Open daily, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

At the far end of Kitamba Café, you’ll find Kitamba Java. Treat yourself to a specialty Starbucks coffee, latte or tea, artisan bagel, sandwich, or soft serve ice cream. New for 2021, now offering almond and soy as alternative milk options. Adult beverages menu now available!

In compliance with the recent provincial public health directives, we have made some changes to how Kitamba Java operates. Please note that Kitamba Java currently offers take-out service only (indoor seating is not permitted at this time), building capacity has been reduced to 15%, and a one-way traffic flow remains in place. Face coverings are strongly recommended everywhere at the zoo, but mandatory for everyone 2 years and older inside Calgary Zoo buildings, including Kitamba Café & Java, in accordance with City of Calgary Bylaw 26M2020. Be sure to bring yours with you when you visit, and put them on and remove them safely. Please note that cash is not accepted onsite at food service locations at this time. Thank you for understanding!


Penguin Café

Currently closed.


Panda Park

Currently closed.


Seasonal Dining 

The following restaurants and outdoor concessions* are open seasonally.

Grazers

Closed for the season.

Dairy Bar* 

At the Dairy Bar, you’ll find soft serve ice cream, slushies, and our famous Screamer — a delicious mix of both!
Open weekends only (Saturday & Sunday), from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tusk n’ Grill*

Closed for the season.

Tribal Treats*

This is the place for popcorn, cold pop and hot dogs! You’ll also find healthy options here, like fruit and veggie cups. New for 2021, try our new cheese quesadilla or pulled pork quesadilla. Both served with a side of salsa! Adult beverage menu now available.
Open weekends only (Saturday & Sunday), from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Panda Parlor

Currently closed.

Tigers Den

Currently closed.

Watering Hole*

Currently closed.

*All outdoor concessions are subject to visitor attendance and weather. Hours may change without notice. 

Please note that cash is not accepted onsite at food service locations at this time. Thank you for understanding!


Brunch

Safari Sunday Brunch 

Currently closed.