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Cottonwood Cafe

Located at the center of the Zoo, this cafe is the perfect stop for lunch or a snack.

Cottonwood Cafe


9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily.

Hours extended to 6 p.m. on summer weekends.

The Cottonwood Cafe is open year-round and offers an extensive menu with cafeteria-style service. It is centrally located near the duck pond and bandshell.

Enjoy your food inside the cafe under intricate wood carvings of animals.  Or eat on the outdoor patio in the shade of an umbrella.

Zoo Map

Map of the Albuquerque Zoo

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