Dining and Shopping

Get a bite to eat and take home a souvenir from your visit!

Cafe at the Seattle Aquarium

Dine at the Seattle Aquarium Café

Enhance your Aquarium experience with a snack or meal in our indoor café.

Second level above the Ackerley Foundation Puget Sound Hall 
Daily, 9:30am–4pm
Please note: The Aquarium café will be closed on Friday, June 2, in preparation for our Splash! fundraising event.


  • A variety of house-made items served using reusable and compostable plates or containers. 
  • Beverages in single-serving glass bottles or aluminum cans.
  • Made-to-order burgers, fries and more from the grill.
  • Made-to-order fish and chips.
  • Vegan options available.
  • Gluten Free options available upon request.
  • Espresso bar and full-service coffee.



  • Communal dining areas cleaned after each use.
  • Payments accepted by credit/debit cards and other no-contact methods ONLY (no cash transactions).
  • Outside food is not allowed.

Look for signs at the Aquarium to direct you to the café. We look forward to seeing you!


Seattle Aquarium Gift Shop

Open daily, 10am–6pm

Take a bit of the Aquarium home with you! Browse our thoughtful collection of educational books, plush sea creatures, fun toys, apparel for the entire family, art glass pieces, jewelry, home décor, souvenirs and more.

Souvenir Photos

Open daily

Remember your Seattle Aquarium experience with a souvenir photo! We’ve partnered with Showtime Pictures to offer this service. You can have your photo taken near the Aquarium’s entrance, then purchase and pick it up before you head home.

If you forget your photo—or decide later that you’d like one—you can still purchase and order at ShowtimePictures.com.

To contact Showtime Pictures please email customersupport@showtimepictures.com or call 1-954-449-8840.