Visit the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium’s premiere gift shops and dining locations where a portion of the profits helps support the Zoo’s mission of education and conservation. Bring home a tangible memory of a trip to the Zoo from one of the gift shops. Each shop carries an attractive selection of interesting and educational items with a wildlife theme that will spice up your home with an exotic flair.
The Village Market, conveniently located at the top of the escalators near the Zoo entrance, offers a variety of food, beverages, and snacks. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day.
The African-themed Jambo Grill is located at the mid-point of the Zoo, making it a great place to take a break during your safari. Jambo Grill offers a fresh, made-to-order menu. Located next door is Swahili Pizza, which offers several pizza variations, alongside Safari Soft Serve Restaurant.
The Animal Connections Café is located mid-way through Kids Kingdom. Animal Connections is adjacent to the walk-through Kangaroo Yard, where you can have an up-close encounter with our kangaroos and joeys. There are plenty of covered outdoor tables and benches from which you can watch your toddlers enjoy the wonderful Animal Connections Playground. Handicap-accessible rest rooms with baby-changing stations are available.
Open Memorial Day through Labor Day.