Outdoor seating at Landmark Cafe Outdoor seating at Landmark Cafe

Shopping & Dining

Shop at the Zoo

Inside the Gift Shop

The Gift Shop

Map Marker Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Browse unique, nature-inspired items for kids and adults, including apparel, handcrafted jewelry, travel gear, souvenirs, games, puzzles, educational toys, books, and a huge variety of plush animals. Every purchase helps keep the zoo free and open to all while advancing world-class animal care, global wildlife conservation, and local learning opportunities.

Lincoln Park Zoo and AAA members get a 10% discount on all gift shop purchases.

Become a Member Visit Online Store

Dine at the Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo and AAA members receive a 10% discount at all zoo dining locations.

Become a Member

The Patio at Cafe Brauer

The Patio at Café Brauer

Vegetarian, Gluten-free*
Open Seasonally

Map Marker Icon 11 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

The Patio at Café Brauer offers panoramic views of Nature Boardwalk, a restored native ecosystem, and soaring skyscrapers. Dine on savory small plates and specialty burgers. Sip cocktails, craft-brewed ales, and wine.

*Gluten-free options are not listed on the menu. If you have allergic or dietary restrictions, please inform your server and we will do our best to accommodate your request. 

See Lunch and Dinner Menu See Brunch Menu

Outdoor seating at Park Place Cafe

Park Place Café

Vegetarian, Gluten-free*
Open Year-round

Map Marker Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Mexican and Italian food, burgers, sandwiches, salads, beer, wine, ice cream, and more. Indoor and outside seating available.

*Gluten-free options are not listed on the menu. If you have allergic or dietary restrictions, please inform your server and we will do our best to accommodate your request. 

See Menu

Bird's Eye Bar & Grill

Bird’s Eye Bar & Grill

Vegetarian, Gluten-free
Open Seasonally

Map Marker Icon Hours Vary

Dine with a view in an open-air rooftop setting overlooking the Main Mall.

Outdoor seating at Landmark Cafe

Eadie Levy’s Landmark Café

Vegetarian, Gluten-free
Open Seasonally

Map Marker Icon Hours Vary

Chicago-style hot dogs, fries, and snacks.

Speciality Partners

Lincoln Park Zoo would like to thank its generous specialty food partners:

Coca-Cola

Official Soft Drink

Joe & Ross Ice Cream 

Official Scoop and Frozen Novelty

Midwest Foods

Official Produce

Vienna Beef

Official Hot Dog

Gordon Food Service

Official Food Distributor

J&J Snack Foods Corporation

Official Pretzel and Churro