Eat & Shop at the Zoo

There are several options for great food throughout the Zoo.
Plaza Cafe
PDZA_NorthwestGrill_Grill_WEB 2018The quick-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!
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PDZA_PearlStreet_MainMenu_2018Near the lower entrance of Asian Forest Sanctuary (open May-September).

Swirl Ice Cream & Treats
PDZA_SwirlMenu_WEB 2018Satellite food service area near the Polar Bear exhibit (open seasonally).

Picnic Areas

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.

Gift Shop

Choose from an array of affordable items that will make your Zoo visit even more memorable.

You'll find high quality creations in the Zoo's gift shop, perfect for any budget. 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 are accepted.