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Lakeside Crossing

Located in the center of the Zoo, Lakeside Crossing has a variety of food services, shopping destinations and a grassy plaza to rest and relax.


  • Sea Lion Sound

    Walk through an underwater tunnel into the sea lions' habitat to see the animals swimming all around you.

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  • Candy Crossing

    Stop by Candy Crossing, the fudge  and candy shop located in the center of the Zoo. All items here are made with either sustainable palm oil, or no palm oil at all, which will help protect animals and their rainforest homes.

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  • Ice Cream Oasis

    Ice Cream Oasis has a large variety of cool, refreshing treats, and funnel cakes. A great way to enjoy the Zoo!

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  • Lakeside Cafe

    Choose from a great selection of menu items right in the heart of the Zoo! Lakeside Cafe offers both indoor and outdoor lakefront dining, serving up traditional "combo" favorites such as chicken strips, cheeseburgers, quesadillas, and more. Join us at Lakeside Café for breakfast as well, available 7 days a week!

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  • Pineapple Paradise South

    Let your taste buds take a trip to the tropics at Pineapple Paradise!  Enjoy a fresh-made fruit smoothie served in a fresh-cut pineapple. Those age 21+ can add a little exotic flare with assorted alcohol options.

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  • Ray's Snack Shack

    It’s all about Dole Whip at Ray’s Snack Shack! This classic soft serve treat comes in a myriad of flavors and fabulous creations, with something for everyone! Enjoy floats, sundaes and cones, and even sweet treats for the adults as well!

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  • Safari Grill

    Enjoy outdoor grilling at its best at Safari Grill. Serving mouth-watering grilled burgers, dry-rubbed Cajun chicken sandwiches, plump, juicy brats, foot-long hot dogs and more.

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  • Starbucks

    Visit our walk-up window and patio located next to Candy Crossing in the center of the Zoo. Start your day with a hot coffee, latté or espresso and cool down in the afternoon with a Refresher or Frappuccino!

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  • Sweet & Salty Company

    Sweet & Salty Company is the perfect place to satisfy your taste buds, with fresh-made kettle corn and made-to-order funnel cakes, giant churros, and our new Tornado Potato! While you’re here, be sure to try our jumbo soft Bavarian pretzels with gooey cheese sauce. Top it off with a delicious Bill's Lemonade Bubbler™.

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  • Tundra Treats

    Need to cool off? Mix it up your way! Tundra Treats offers a large selection of fruity flavors of our frozen ICEE beverages, and features the largest variety of beer, cider, and spiked seltzer in the Zoo for adults age 21 and up.

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