Dining Options

Dancing Crane Café

Our main restaurant is open year-round, serving hot and cold dishes as well as snacks and beverages. The 17,500 square foot restaurant and seating area has indoor and outdoor seating, overlooking a natural marsh. Tables for boxed lunches are also available here.

Hours: Daily from 10:00 a.m.­–closing
Breakfast served 10:00–11:00 a.m.
Lunch served 11:00 a.m.–closing

Location: Close to Zoo Center, opposite Bronx Zoo Store

Menu: Sandwiches, salads, soups, hot entrées, vegetarian options, and snacks and beverages.

Seasonal Cafés & Food Stands

Some cafes and food stands are open weather permitting. Additional snack stands are located throughout the park.

Terrace Café
Located near Children’s Zoo
Tables for boxed lunches are also available here.

Grizzly Goodies Corner, presented by Fisher-Price
Adjacent to grizzly bears

Northern Pond
Located near polar bears

Asia Plaza
Located near JungleWorld

Somba Village
Located near Baboon Reserve


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