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Dining, Shopping, & Rental Information


Passport Cafe
Passport Cafe


Enjoy gourmet salads, deli sandwiches, pizza, hand-battered chicken strips, burgers, assorted snacks and refreshing beverages.

Beastro Kiosk
Beastro Kiosk

Cool down with assorted beverages, Icee, or Dippin' Dots ice cream. Grab a snack to enjoy while you tour the zoo. We also offer retail items such as Splash Pad necessities and Chihuahuan Desert signature gear.

Seasonal location, menu items and hours may vary.

Grasslands Cafe
Grasslands Cafe


Step in to a taste of El Paso in the Grasslands Café. We offer burgers, hot dogs, and meals for the kids. Looking to cool down? We also have fountain drinks and Icees!

Wednesday thru Friday 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

View menu/order online here


Safari Outfitters Gift Shop

Open with Zoo Hours

The Safari Outfitters Gift Shop will be temporarily closed. There will be a pop-up kiosk located in front of the gift shop where guests can purchase retail items and pay for rental services.

We offer items such as hats, shirts, toys, stuffed animals, books, sunscreen, cameras and educational items. We have a huge selection of items to choose from to satisfy all ages, even if you're just a kid at heart. We also offer discounts for Zoological society members. Please inquire within.


Strollers at the El Paso ZooAll rentals are available in front of the Safari Outfitters Gift Shop located by the front gate:

Single Strollers - $7.00
Double Strollers - $9.00
Wagons - $9.00
Wheelchairs - $10.00
ECVs - $25.00

Rentals are due returned to the gift shop kiosk 30 minutes before closing.