Eat & Shop at the ZooThere are several places to get great food throughout the Zoo:
Plaza CafeThe full-service cafe offers sandwiches, salads, pizza, soups, desserts, kids' meals, hamburgers, hot dogs, fish & chips, ice cream and more. Enjoy great views from the deck.
Swirl Ice Cream & Treats
Satellite food service area near the Polar Bear exhibit (open seasonally).
Pearl Street Sea Grille
Near the lower entrance of Asian Forest Sanctuary (open May-September).
Grab a spot in Red Wolf or Asian Forest picnic areas or spread out a blanket in one of the grassy picnic meadows. There's lots of room!
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is the perfect location for your next family picnic or birthday party.
Learn more about birthday room or picnic site rental and catering.
No matter what your budget, you'll find high quality creations in the Zoo's gift shop. Browse through unique gifts from local artisans, handmade jewelry, plush toys, t-shirts and sweatshirts and locally produced products. Visa, Mastercard and Discover and debit cards accepted.