Food & Shopping

Food stations and shops are weather permitting and their operating schedules are subject to change. Guests are encouraged to call 610.277.3825 ext. 222 before their visit to confirm if a specific location is operating.


Petrucci’s Ice Cream Parlor

This local favorite features a variety of frozen treats including ice cream and water ice! Petrucci’s is located just outside the entrance to the playground.
*Closed for the season.

Zoo Brew Beer Garden & Bar

The Zoo Brew Beer Garden & Bar serves wine and draft beers. An outdoor lounge area gives guests more room to sit and relax while enjoying their beverage. For guests 21 and over only; valid I.D. required. Weekends only

Nature Shop

The Lenore Weiss Nature Shop is packed with animal-themed toys and gifts, as well as exclusive Elmwood Park Zoo merchandise and apparel.  

Trail of the Jaguar Kiosk

Commemorate your visit to the zoo’s newest exhibit with Trail of the Jaguar-themed merchandise. 

Treetop Cafe

Feed your beastly appetite at Elmwood Park Zoo’s delicious Treetop Café! Located next to Treetop Adventures’ harness hut, Treetop Café has a menu that includes daily specials, grilled sandwiches and burgers, wraps, fries, and more!

Garden Cafe

Enjoy the wonderful healthy selection of quick favorites! Garden Cafe by Trattoria Totaro, features smoothie bowls, salads, avocado toast, and more! Open Thursday through Sunday

Pretty Tasty Cupcakes

Enjoy gourmet cupcakes, cookies, macarons, and cake pops, baked fresh daily.  Pretty Tasty Cupcakes is a 100% peanut & tree nut free facility!


Lumbrada serves up a variety of tacos, quesadillas, and burritos made with fresh ingredients. Guests can also order alcoholic beverages. 


Enjoy speciality hot dogs topped with chili, cheese, and sauerkraut. Franks is located at the south end of the zoo, across from our prairie dogs. Weekends only