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Dining Locations

Zoo guests will find convenient restaurants and concession stands located throughout the Zoo. Eateries include Pizza Hut, Dickey’s Barbeque, Ranch Grill, Zoo Creek Cafe, Jungle Grill and ice cream parlors with Bluebell ice cream. Enjoy juicy burgers, chicken sandwiches, hot pizza, hot dogs and more. Wash lunch down with an icy soft drink or top it off with a hand-dipped ice cream cone. Don’t forget, Zoo members receive a 10 percent discount at Zoo restaurants!

Bluebonnet Cafe
Savanna Grill

 


Dippin’ Dots

Everyone’s favorite futuristic ice cream is on location at the Zoo across from the Penguins habitat. Enjoy a refreshing treat with a variety of flavors while you “chill” with the animals.


Safari Snacks

Pick up a snack before peeking at the meerkats and watching the hippos swim underwater. Safari Snacks offers cotton candy, popcorn and ICEEs and is located between the meerkat and hippo habitats.


Splash Snacks

Splash Snacks offers a variety of light bites, including sandwiches, side salads and fruit, along with chips and drinks for guests to enjoy. Splash Snacks is located inside Safari Splash.

Penguin Snacks

monkey Business

Swing by for a frozen chocolate-covered banana, popcorn, cotton candy or a drink on your way to see Gus at World of Primates. Monkey Business is located just over the bridge as you enter the Zoo – next to Safari Supplies. 

Crocodile Cafe

Ice Cream Parlor

Stop in the Zoo’s Ice Cream Parlor for a delicious scoop of Texas’ own Bluebell Ice Cream. Located in Texas Wild!, the Ice Cream Parlor is a one-stop-shop for soft drinks, sundaes and ice cream. Whether you prefer chocolate chips or gummi bears, the toppings bar has something for everyone and is the perfect addition to your sweet treat. Pick up a confection to enjoy as you continue your journey through Texas Wild!.

Kona Ice
Picnic Areas

Gift Shops

From T-shirts and baseball hats to books and decor, the Fort Worth Zoo's Zoovenir shops have everything you're looking for! Shops are also stocked with rain ponchos, umbrellas, and sunscreen. Fort Worth Zoo members save 10 percent on all merchandise


General Store

Looking for a Fort Worth Zoo keepsake or souvenir? The General Store in Texas Town is home to several unique gift ideas including Zoo coffee mugs, cups and T-shirts. You will also find stuffed animals, bookmarks and a variety of stones and gems. Be sure to visit the General Store and take a little part of the Fort Worth Zoo home with you.


Safari Shop

Located at the front entrance, the Safari Shop has your Zoo souvenirs and any of those often left-at-home items. Stop in before you begin your journey to pick up sunscreen, batteries or diapers or on your way out for Fort Worth Zoo novelty items like mugs, T-shirts and hats. The Safari Shop also has a variety of toys and games and other gift items. Whether you stop by at the beginning or end of your trip at the Zoo, visit the Safari Shop while you’re here.


Safari Traders

Located in the Savanna Marketplace, Safari Traders is a small gift shop full of treasures and keepsakes. From Fort Worth Zoo hats and coffee mugs to decorative animal masks and hand-beaded jewelry made from recycled Zoo paper, you’re sure to find the perfect item! Visit Safari Traders on your way into the African Savanna or on your way out for a Zoo souvenir. 


Giraffe Cart

Planning to feed giraffes during your visit to the Zoo? Stop by the Giraffe Cart to purchase your lettuce leaves – the perfect giraffe snack!


Toadally Texas Treats

Near the entrance of Texas Town is an authentic, classic candy shop full of old favorites and new finds, including a variety of flavors of delectable homemade fudge. Toadally Texas Treats, is filled with Fort Worth Zoo novelty items, Texas souvenirs and unique personalized gifts. Stop by for some fantastic fudge, sweet and sour candies and a unique memento from your time at the Fort Worth Zoo. 


Tropical Treasures

Tropical Treasures carries splash park necessities like sunscreen, towels, swim diapers and other swimwear, as well as souvenirs and Safari Splash-approved water toys.


Seasonal Locations

During the spring and summer, additional merchandise carts are set up by the elephant and Penguins habitats.