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the Painted Giraffe


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$5 - $10
American, Cafe
Outdoor Seating

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

The food is good as is the selection which is adult and child friendly. The restaurant is attractive and comfortable. The downfall is the prices are high.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank pookoomama
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Stopped in here for a few drinks and snacks. The don't offer a lot but it was tasty. A little expensive, quite a bit expensive actually. The popcorn was really good. No lids or straws on the cups here-zoo rules.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Tony H
Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Painted Giraffe would be expensive for a large family, but it's a nice place to have a fresh salad, soup, wraps. The food isn't exotic, not wildly expensive, but it's less expensive to go to other Zoo venues. But this one has large windows...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank Marian M
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Exactly what you would expect from a zoo. Not gourmet but not bad either. Salads all seem to be fresh and the food is cooked at the site.

Date of visit: December 2013
Thank G_Diel
Reviewed March 26, 2014

Your normal zoo place: pay $4 for a burger and $3 for a soda. Normal and average quality for where you are.

Date of visit: October 2013
Thank TastyMagazine
Reviewed October 31, 2013

Went here with a large group recently and had a very good experience. The Pomodoro pasta was above average. The Del Pietro salad was also above average. The atmosphere and service were great, went on a Saturday night and it was busy but the service...More

Date of visit: January 2013
Thank ziggyye2
Reviewed February 1, 2013

My family and I have eaten at the zoo many, many times, yet had never tried this cafe. We were very disappointed and will not return. It seems to me that this is "trying" to be a fancier-type venue, located at the St Louis Zoo....More

Date of visit: January 2013
Thank readytotravel95
Reviewed July 18, 2012

Located inside the St.Louis zoo, this cafe is primarily a salad/sandwich outlet for the hungry visitors to the zoo. The salad bar has a wide selection and one just needs to make their own with their favourite dressings and get the plate weighed 40 cents...More

Date of visit: July 2012
Thank puchka
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