Restaurants

Mealtime Isn't Just for the Animals
We have savory delights to satisfy every appetite. Enjoy pasta, tacos, burgers and sandwiches at Park Place Café. Combine breathtaking views with delicious organic fare at Café at Wild Things! Or kick back with flatbread pizzas, fresh salads, kids' meals and cocktails, beer, or wine at the Patio at Café Brauer.
 

The Patio at Café Brauer
The Patio at Café Brauer is a singular Chicago restaurant experience, offering panoramic views of a restored native ecosystem and soaring skyscrapers. Dine on savory small plates or our new Boardwalk Burger. Sip cocktails, wine and our specialty craft beer, Goose Island Boardwalk Blue. Soak up the scene day or night or stop by for a relaxing breakfast on the weekend!

The Patio is closed for the season. Please visit us again next year!

Learn More About The Patio at Cafe Brauer


Park Place Café
Mexican food, Italian fare, burgers, sandwiches, salads, beer, wine and more. Ice cream too! Indoor and outdoor terrace seating available.

Park Place Café Menu (gluten-free menu available upon request)

Café at Wild Things
Organic fare, including paninis, salads and other green goodies. *Café at Wild Things, located above the Wild Things! gift shop in an open-air rooftop setting, is now a three-star green restaurant certified by the Green Restaurant Association. We now offer Kids Meals endorsed by Healthy Fare for Kids.

Café at Wild Things is closed for the season. Please visit us again next year!

Zoo members receive 25 percent discount on purchases!

Café at Wild Things Menu

Landmark Cafe at Lincoln Park Zoo

Eadie Levy’s Landmark Café
Enjoy Chicago-style hot dogs, fries and snacks at one of the oldest historic buildings on zoo grounds.

Eadie Levy’s Landmark Café will remain closed through next summer during construction on the coming Regenstein Macaque Forest.

Eadie Levy's Landmark Café Menu
 
Also on zoo grounds:
Safari Café (Seasonal): Snacks, drinks, Dippin’ Dots and ice cream novelties.

Ice Cream Shoppe at Café Brauer (Seasonal): Hand-dipped ice cream, banana splits and sundaes.

 

* All restaurants besides Park Place Café are open seasonally.

AAA Members save 10% at food and retail locations. Discount cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Zoo members receive a discount at the cafes.