Sarasota's Favorite Family Attraction!

Established in 1939

Flamingo Cafe

In the midst of the Gardens lies the Flamingo Cafe, which was once the home of David Breed Lindsay, one of the original owners of Sarasota Jungle Gardens. In fact, the Koi pond was formerly their swimming pool. It is now the home of many Japanese Koi fish that can be hand fed by guests, utilizing the appropriate food dispensers. Cafe is open from 10:00am - 5:00pm.

Our Flamingo Café offers delicious food daily. Choose from made to order deli sandwiches and wraps, hot dogs, hamburgers, salads, chicken nuggets and pizza among other snack foods.   Ice cream, popcorn, pretzels are some other popular items. Both indoor and outdoor picnic style seating is available. Free Wi-Fi is also available.  Please ask staff for the current password.

For birthday parties, field trips or other group catering contact 941-355-1112 x 307 or

Flamingo Cafe