Birch Aquarium offers two exclusive dining experiences for you to enjoy brought to you by The French Gourmet. Both dining areas are open air with plenty of space for guests to distance between tables. Members receive a 10% discount.
Shark Café by The French Gourmet
The new ocean-view dining experience located inside the gates in Smargon Courtyard.
Hours: 9:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m., last order at 2:30 p.m.*
Shark Café is located on the south side of the aquarium and boasts an authentic French-inspired menu, along with stunning ocean views. Operated by The French Gourmet, Shark Café’s exclusive menu features decadent pastries, scrumptious salads and sandwiches, and delicious desserts. Shark Café is located inside the aquarium gates, so you must have an aquarium ticket in order to enjoy this experience.
Meals must be ordered online in advance. Orders can be made up to 4 days in advance.
Splash! Café by The French Gourmet
Located at the entrance to Birch Aquarium.
Hours: Monday-Sunday 9 a.m.—4:30 p.m., Grill 10 a.m.—3:30 p.m.*
Splash! Café offers an array of gourmet delights next to the life-sized gray whale fountain. Relax outdoors during your visit and choose from a variety of hot and cold beverages, sandwiches, snacks, and more. Located outside the aquarium gates, admission is not required in order to eat at Splash! Café.
Seating is first come first served.