If you love dinosaurs, you will enjoy some of the coolest dino-dining experiences found throughout Calgary. There are plenty to choose from and it all starts with a trip to the Calgary Zoo.
At the zoo, you can enjoy the Prehistoric Park, which has recently re-opened and it's better than it has ever been before. You will be able to take in the Dinosaurs Alive exhibit, along with enjoying 26 life-sized models. Some of the models even move and vocalize. You can turn it into a day by enjoying one of the dinosaur-related dining choices nearby, as well.
Tazza Deli and Grill - 1105 - 1 Avenue NE
Dine with the style of a herbivorous Omeisauris with the Tazza Deli and Grill dishes. You will find all types of leafy greens here with grape leaves, pita sandwiches, halloum cheese, falafel and so much more. Try the veggie platter, if you want to really eat like a herbivorous Omeisaurus.
Spolumbo's Fine Foods & Deli - 1308 - 9 Avenue SE
Another choice for your dino-dining experience is Spulombo's. This restaurant is found within walking distance of the west parking lot at the zoo. You can enjoy Italian sandwiches, sausages and so much more.
Eat at the Zoo
You don't even have to leave the zoo to find plenty of great choices. Grazers restaurant is about to reopen, which will provide plenty of summer lunches and treats. You can even enjoy a Zoo Brew or one of the delicious soft-serve ice cream cones. Grazers will be growing its own greens and herbs to provide a sustainable option. They will also be participating in the Oceanwise sustainable seafood program.
Another choice at the zoo is the Kitamba Cafe, which is perfect for kids. They can enjoy the dino chicken nuggets, along with a Dinosaurs Alive souvenir cup.
There are plenty of places to enjoy a dino-dining experience after a day at the zoo. Take the entire family and you’re sure to have plenty of fun.