Kitamba Café

Open daily, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.*
Breakfast available until 10:30 a.m.

Kitamba Café has indoor and outdoor seating, and 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! 

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. 

Penguin Café

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

Attached to the main gift shop, the Café serves coffee, as well as hot and cold foods, year-round. Stop in for a bowl of soup, ice cream, or our irresistible french fries. Gluten-friendly options are available. 

*Hours extend until 9:00 p.m. during ZOOLIGHTS.

Panda Park

Location Cuisine Hours of operation
Chopsticks Chinese Food Features rice and noodle boxes Closed for the season
Smokehouse Features Spolumbo's sausage, and house smoked brisket or pulled pork sandwiches Closed for the season
Snacks Features freshly popped popcorn, cotton candy and ice cream novelties Closed for the season

*Panda Park is the green space that is located directly East of Panda Passage, beside Grazers Restaurant.

Seasonal Dining 

The following restaurants and outdoor concessions* are open seasonally.


Closed for the season

Grazers—our full-service, seasonal restaurant—provides family-friendly buffet and a la carte dining. We source our ingredients locally to help reduce our environmental footprint. Grazers is licensed, offering wines and zoo-inspired cocktails!


Kids Menu

Check out our blog for more information!

Dairy Bar* 

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

Tusk n’ Grill

Tusk offers a hot menu of fries, chicken fingers, premium burgers, poutines, hot dogs, fountain pop, and more.
Closed for the Season

Tribal Treats*

This is the place for popcorn, cold pop and hot dogs!  For lunch, try our signature Montreal Smoked Meat sandwich with kettle chips. You’ll also find healthy options here, like fruit and veggie cups.
Open 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Panda Parlor

Located across from Panda Market, Panda Parlor features unique menu items such as our famous mini donuts, mini donut sundae, snow cones, ice cream, and floats.
Closed for the Season

Tigers Den

Located beside the Tigers Den Gift shop, the Tigers Den is perfect for families stopping at the carousel or park. While the kids play, enjoy a fresh brewed coffee, soft serve ice cream, popcorn, or more.
Closed for the Season

Watering Hole*

Watering Hole is Destination Africa’s quick-stop snack hut. Grab a refreshing drink, novelty ice cream bar, or a giant pickle on a stick!
Open 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

*All outdoor concessions are subject to visitor attendance and weather.


Safari Sunday Brunch 

Sunday, February 2, 2020 through Sunday, November 8, 2020.

Join us every Sunday from 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., for a unique brunch experience in the heart of Destination Africa. Enjoy our eggs benedict, Belgian waffle bar, cooked-to-order omelettes, chocolate fountain with fresh fruit, and much more. 

Learn more about our regular, themed and specialty Safari Sunday brunches here.