Panorama of a Safari Park field exhibit with giraffes, water buffalo, and rhinos


Join us for special themed gourmet meals and other dining events at the Safari Park! See the schedule of upcoming events here!

  • The Sheared Sheep
    Location: Walkabout Australia

    Come hang out with our tree kangaroo at our new location. Enjoy a salad/wrap or one of our Australian inspired snacks, along with one of our specialty cocktail drinks or a draft/craft beer.

  • The Watering Hole at Kijamii Overlook
    Location: Kijamii Overlook

    Enjoy an incredible view of the African Plains at the Safari Park's newest gathering spot: The Watering Hole restaurant and bar. Watch rhinos and giraffes as you dine on menu items including tasty sandwiches and fresh salads, or relax with a refreshing beverage from the full-service bar with a wide selection of craft beers, wine, and mixed drinks.

    Restaurant subject to closure for private events; please check for operating hours upon arrival at the Safari Park.

    View Menu (PDF)

  • Barking Deer Pizza and Beer
    Location: Safari Base Camp

    Stop in for delicious Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza featuring our hand-tossed dough, cooked to perfection in our brick oven. Also choose from specially made sandwiches and salads, and wash down your meal with a refreshing draft/craft beer. The Barking Deer is located in Safari Base Camp. You can't miss it!

    View Menu (PDF)

  • Bamburi Boat Bar
    Location: Nairobi Village

    Indulge at a full bar with specialty drinks, local microbrews, wine, and a variety of snacks.

  • Macan Market
    Location: Tiger Trail

    Select from a light luncheon menu, snacks, and draft/craft beer while watching our tigers watch you!

  • Okavango Outpost
    Location: African Outpost

    Come experience our new menu at the Okavango Outpost while dining indoors or outside, taking in the beautiful view of the African Plains. We offer a variety of sandwiches—including Turkey and Swiss, Margherita, and BBQ Beef—served cold or grilled panini-style. In addition, we've added two new specialty salads, including our vegetarian Artisan Salad. A few favorites still remain, including our Rotisserie Club Wrap, Wild Cobb Salad, BBQ Beef Nachos, Meatball Sandwich, and Gluten-free Chicken Strips. Also try our soft-serve ice cream, and draft/craft beer.

    View Menu (PDF)

  • Samburu Terrace
    Location: African Woods

    Dine with a view as you enjoy delicious "South of the Border" entrées, nachos, burgers, fresh entree salads, and Kid's Meals. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available, and so are draft/craft beers. This outdoor dining facility is conveniently located between the popular Bird Show amphitheater and Samburu Jungle Gym.

    View Menu (PDF)

  • Kibo Cones & Snacks
    Location: Nairobi Village

    Looking for something sweet? Enjoy some soft-serve ice cream. Choose from a variety of snacks, from warm churros to hot dogs. Located in Nairobi Village.

  • Lion Camp Slush & Snacks
    Location: Lion Camp

    Cool off with a build-your-own slush drink, paired perfectly with your favorite snacks—from churros to hot dogs. Draft/craft beer is also available. Located in Lion Camp.

  • Safari Coffee Outpost
    Location: Safari Base Camp

    Start your day off with a selection of specialty coffee drinks, warm mini doughnuts, cold drinks, and snacks. Located within the beautiful Plant Trader gift shop.

  • Rift Sand Bar
    Location: The Grove

    Relax and enjoy the beautiful view of the African Plains and Lion Camp with a refreshing drink and snack. Beer, wine and spirits are available. Located at the top of the Elevator Deck.

  • Oasis Deli
    Location: Nairobi Village

    Sandwiches, salads, soup, Kid's Meals, freshly made fudge, draft/craft beer, and espresso drinks await you. Vegetarian options are available. Indoor and outdoor seating.

    View Menu (PDF)

  • Thorntree Terrace
    Location: Safari Base Camp

    Breakfast, Asian cuisine (featuring rice bowls, salads, and wraps), burgers, french fries, Kid's Meals, and draft/craft beer. Located in Safari Base Camp.

    View Menu (PDF)

  • Mombasa Cooker
    Location: Nairobi Village

    Enjoy all your barbecue favorites, burgers, fresh entree salads, and Kid's Meals. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available, and so are draft/craft beers. Dine outdoors on our African-themed fishing village deck surrounded with exotic waterfowl. Located in Nairobi Village.

    View Menu (PDF)

Free! Living Legends - San Diego Zoo 100. Help save wildlife in our newest puzzle game.