Dining & Shopping

Our aquarium food service areas are working to eliminate single-use plastic. All food is served in environmentally-friendly packaging: no plastic straws, cups, bags, or other items.


Newly Reopened! We are excited to bring back our main café for guests at the park.

The Café menu features artisan salads and sandwiches, burgers, chicken fingers, oven-fired pizzas, our popular boardwalk fries and homemade chips. as well as snacks and beverages. Indoor and outdoor seating available.

We’ve been building back our NY Aquarium since Hurricane Sandy – so stop by, grab a bite, and say “Welcome back!” to our team.

Current hours: 10:00am to park closing, Daily
Location: On the Aquarium Plaza

Oceanside Grill

See you in 2023! As our Restaurant team focuses on the newly reopened Café inside the park, we will not be opening the boardwalk location this season. Thank you for your understanding and support.

Location: Outside the aquarium on the boardwalk

Oceanic Shop & Shore Shop

Bring home a memory of your day at the Aquarium. There are souvenirs, gifts and more to explore in our two gift shops.

Current hours: 10:00am to park closing, Daily

Oceanview Bites

Private event rentals only. This unique location on the rooftop of Ocean Wonders: Sharks!, overlooks the Coney Island beach and boardwalk, and is available for private event rentals.

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