Zoo Beans

Welcome to Zoo Beans Café


Now Open daily 10 am – 6 pm! Zoo Beans Café is a fun coffee shop and eatery overlooking the flamingo exhibit. With several varieties of fair trade coffee from a local Minnesota roaster, you’ll not only enjoy the beautiful scenery of Hemker Park & Zoo, but the delicious coffee as well. Note: Zoo Tickets are not needed to enter Zoo Beans Café, but the upper level and its view is reserved for those with zoo tickets. Serving a wide variety of coffee, specialty drinks, smoothies, Bridgeman’s Ice Cream, Salads, Wraps and More!





A Legacy of Love

What began as Mark & Joan Hemker's simple dream in 1977 has grown to give families up close access to more than 50 different species from around the globe. Now operated by their children and families, Hemker Park & Zoo is an inviting and educational activity that will not disappoint.