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Garden Gate Café

Sit back & relax in the center of the Bird Gardens.

Sip & savor cold draft beers, refreshing cocktails and specialty culinary dishes during the Food & Wine Festival.
Open Friday, Saturdays & Sundays

Restaurant closed on select days. Menu subject to change without prior notice. 


Garden Gate Café is currently a location for the annual Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival (Friday - Sunday, Now through April 25). Tempt your taste buds like never before with 110+ festival items, including 20+ NEW sweet and savory bites, 50+ wines, beers and seltzers and 20+ refreshing cocktails to choose from. Click here for the full Food & Wine event menu or view the menu for Garden Gate Café below.

  • Specialty Gourmet Hot Dogs

    Garden Gate Café
    Food & Wine Festival Menu



    NEW! The Smokey Dog
    All-Beef Dog, Brisket Chop, Honey Mustard BBQ Sauce, Cotija Cheese, Pickle Chips 


    NEW! The Cuban Dog
    All-Beef Dog, Pulled Pork, Bourbon BBQ Sauce, Manchego Cheese, Pickle Chips 


    NEW! Drunken Bread Pudding
    Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Caramel, Drunken Cherries, Fresh Berry


    Draft Beers
    Bud Light, Missouri

    Budweiser, Missouri

    Modelo Especial, Mexico

    Shocktop, Missouri

    Corona, Mexico

    Passion of the Heights, Florida Avenue Brewing, Florida

    Beach Blonde Ale, 3 Daughters Brewing, Florida


    Specialty Cocktails

    Piña Colada

    Strawberry Daiquiri

    Tampa Vice

    Frozen Watermelon Margarita

    NEW! Frozen Stingray

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    Allergen Information

    To best serve you and ensure a safe and enjoyable dining experience, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay offers several allergen-friendly, prepackaged items for your special dietary needs. Learn more by visiting our Allergen Information page.