Where to eat at Paris Zoo?

Across its 14 hectares, Paris Zoo invites young and old alike to discover 5 particular ecosystems and their inhabitants. Among the approximately 2,000 animals visible, you probably don’t want to be like a turtle, lugging around the whole fridge on your back! We get it. Overview of the Zoological Gardens’ and the surrounding areas’ restaurants.

The zoo’s restaurants

During your stroll in the heart of the zoological garden, you’ll find several restaurants ready to welcome you. You have a choice between classic restaurants and something more gourmet. Focus on the different catering possibilities at Paris Zoo.

Le Siam

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The inside of Le Siam

Le Siam is located at the entrance to the park. It contains 134 seats inside and 82 outside, so you can enjoy the landscapes around you a bit more.

During the midday meal, you can make up your own combinations by navigating through the different dishes offered. Starters, salads, fish, meat, desserts, Le Siam is quite a classic restaurant, with the view as a bonus.

In the afternoon, the restaurant offers interesting options with gourmet treats. Ice cream, pastries and Viennese pastries are waiting for you with a hot (or cold…) drink. Something to satisfy those munchies.

Le Siam is also great for little ones (0-3 years old), with a menu put together just for them.

As for prices, adults can expect to pay 15 to 20 euro per person for a meal and under-3-year-olds will pay 6.50 for the baby meal.

Le Zarafa

Le Zarafa is buried deep inside the Savannah ecosystem. It has 114 seats inside and 56 outside.

The restaurant has a salad bar, burgers, hot dogs, pizzas… but also sugary snacks like crêpes during the afternoon.

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Le Zarafa’s terrace

Le Zarafa has a special offer for kids over 3 with a surprise at the end of the meal.

Pricewise, expect to pay 12 euro for an adult and 8.50 for a child meal.

The kiosks

The kiosks are found on the 4 corners of the zoo. They provide a quick bite to eat.

Each kiosk’s name that reveals its location in the park:

  • The Pampa kiosk is located in the Patagonia ecosystem.
  • The Canopée kiosk is located in the Guyana ecosystem.
  • The Forêt kiosk is located in the Europe ecosystem.
  • The Savane kiosk is located in the Sahel-Sudan ecosystem.

There you’ll find sandwiches, salads, desserts, gourmet treats and chilled drinks.

Prices vary a lot depending on the order. Plan at least 10 euro for a snack.

The restaurants near the zoo

For those who wish to dine outside the zoo grounds, some restaurants are located nearby.

Le chalet des Iles Daumesnil

This restaurant is situated 300 metres away from the park. It enjoys a good reputation and serves French and European cuisine.

Le bistrot de la Porte Dorée

This bistro is located 500 metres away from the zoological gardens. The reviews online are enthusiastic. There you’ll find French and European cuisine.

Les Cascades

Les Cascades is located 300 metres away from the zoo. The restaurant has good reviews on the web. Diners there will be treated to French and European cuisine.