ZooLights food and beverage

Visitors will find delicious seasonal offerings from elephant ears and cocoa to dinner specials and Oregon beer and wine throughout the zoo during ZooLights.

Cascade Grill

Located in the Entry Plaza, the Cascade Grill is the perfect spot to share a meal with family and friends. Join us for burgers, salads and sandwiches, sharable appetizers, wine and seasonal local beers. Open on ZooLights nights (not open on Value Nights).

Elephant Ears Too

Stop by our Elephant Ears food cart located near penguins for our signature elephant ears, a zoo tradition for more than 30 years, seasonal “elf ears” and a cup of Boyd's hot cocoa.

Coffee Crossing

Warm up near the train line with espresso drinks, hot cocoa, baked goods and grab-and-go snacks like sandwiches, burritos and yogurt.

Trailhead Snacks

Trailhead Snacks offers local craft beer and cider, hot cocoa, popcorn, hot pretzels and nachos.

Elephant Plaza

This food cart pod will include Elephant Ears and hot cocoa, along with various local food carts such as Verde Cocina, CS FisheryOlympia Provisions and Pok Pok. Open on ZooLights nights (not open on Value Nights).


Come inside at AfriCafé for burgers, fries and a selection of grab-and-go salads and sandwiches. Or visit the Black Rhino Hut for hot dogs, kettle corn, cotton candy, hot cocoa, coffee and espresso and other snacks.

Margaritas Cart

Stop by for Naughty Cocoa, spiked ciders and seasonal margaritas. Open on ZooLights nights (not open on Value Nights).

Sankuru Snacks

Stop by on your way through Africa for hot cocoa, pretzels, nachos and popcorn. Located near the African crested porcupines.

“Light Snacks” Food Cart Pod

This area near the amphitheater will feature a number of local food carts, including Koi Fusion, Gourmet on the Go and Eleni’s Kitchen (Ethiopian food). Open on ZooLights nights (not open on Value Nights).