SeaWorld San Diego visitors eating meal at Dine with Orcas dining experience

Restaurants & Dining Experiences

State of California requires proof of age (21) for purchase or consumption of alcohol beverages on these premises. SeaWorld San Diego requires valid identification from all guests regardless of how old they appear. All menu items and offerings subject to availability and change/cancellation without notice.

  • Santa’s Holly Jolly Brunch at Dine with Orcas

    Festive Entrees and Desserts available during SeaWorld San Diego Christmas Celebration

    Enjoy a delicious chef crafted meal on a private poolside patio next to Orca Whales with a special visit from Santa!

    Santa's Holly Jolly Brunch is an hour long experience on select dates during Christmas Celebration.  Advance reservations are recommended as some seating times do sell out quickly. Day-of reservations can be made at the ticket booths or Guest Services just inside the park; if space is available. Book now; this is an exclusive, up-close, experience you won’t want to miss!
    Located outdoors
    * Entire area is smoke free
    * 1 hour long experience
    * Santa will be there for a special photo opportunity
    * Experience majestic orcas up-close from our private, poolside patio. 
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (Ages 10+) $49.99 /ea.
    Child (Ages 3-9) $29.99 /ea.
    Infant $0.00 /ea.
  • All-Day Dining Deal

    All Day Dining Deal

    Eat and drink all day as often as once every hour at SeaWorld San Diego for one low price.

    Participating locations:

    Shipwreck Reef Café
    Explorer’s Café
    Calypso Bay Smokehouse
    Hibisco Modern Mexican
    Manta Pizza
    The Chicken Snack Shack

    Adults can redeem (1) entrée platter, (1) side OR (1) dessert & (1) regular sized non-alcoholic beverage and children (Ages 3-9) can redeem (1) Kids meal once per hour until participating restaurant(s) closing time. Valid for one day only at participating restaurants only. Wristbands MUST be worn at all times, secured tightly and shown at each redemption. Tampered wristbands are not valid. The All-Day Dining Deal does not include Dine with Orcas, Breakfast with Orcas, Cart locations, stadium vending, souvenir items or merchandise shops. Some food and beverage exclusions apply. Restaurants, menus and pricing subject to change without notice. Cannot be combined with other offers, discounts or promotions. May not be copied, replaced, transferred, resold, redeemed for cash or refunded. Void if altered. Park admission is required, but not included. Sharing (with the exception of children 2 and under) and take out is prohibited.

    Prices starting at
    Adult (Ages 10+) $49.99 /ea.
    Child (Ages 3-9) $24.99 /ea.
  • Dine With Orcas

    Dine with Orcas

    A trip to SeaWorld would not be complete without this immersive and memorable family dining experience. You'll discover what makes orcas so unique from our knowledgeable behaviorists as you enjoy a delicious chef-curated buffet

    Reservation includes the Dine With Orcas program on day and time of your reservation only. Park admission is not included with dining reservation but is required. Advance reservations are strongly recommended, as some seating dates/times sell out quickly. Day-of reservations may be made at the Guest Services inside the park if space is available. Children under age 3 eat free but do require a reservation. Menu, prices and dine offerings are subject to change without notice. All events are subject to change or cancellation. Events are not cancelled due to inclement weather; programs will still be offered except in the event of lightning. Prices do not include tax or gratuity. State of California requires proof of age (21) for purchase or consumption of alcohol beverages on these premises. SeaWorld San Diego requires valid identification from all guests regardless of how old they appear. If you are concerned about food allergens, such as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, milk, egg or soy, please speak with a restaurant manager or supervisor to request recipes and product packaging labels before consuming any food items. Dine with Orcas reservations can be changed or cancelled once for free as long as the change is 24 hours in advance of the reservation date, but there are charges for changes made within 24 hours or for more than one change. Dine with Orcas reservations are nonrefundable with less than 24 hours' advance notice of cancellation. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. Non-replaceable, non-transferable, not for resale and cannot be redeemed for cash. Void if altered and photocopies will not be accepted. Pass Member discount is available when booking through the Pass Member website.
    Prices starting at
    Adult (10+) $39.99 /ea.
    Child (Ages 3-9) $29.99 /ea.
    Infant $0.00 /ea.


  • The Chicken Snack Shack

    New! The Chicken Snack Shack

    Grab a bite at The Chicken Snack Shack where you’ll find a delicious assortment of chicken sandwiches to choose from and funnel fries for a little something sweet!

  • Discoveries Fresh Market at SeaWorld San Diego

    New! Discoveries Fresh Market

    Discover healthy & fresh snacks, grab & go food options, and a unique selection of gifts you won’t find anywhere else in the park.

  • Hibisco Modern Mexican Logo

    New! Hibisco Modern Mexican

    Experience modern Mexican flavors, featuring crave-worthy bowls, tacos, burritos, and salads using the freshest ingredients.

  • Manta Pizza

    New! Manta Pizza

    Take a break from the thrills and recharge the whole family with mouthwatering pizza.

  • Dreyers Ice Cream Parlor

    New! Dreyer’s Ice Cream Parlor

    Enjoy Dreyer’s Ice Cream and enormous brownie sundaes.

  • New! High Tide Brews

    Located next to Explorer’s Café & Bar, High Tide Brews offers a multitude of craft brews to enjoy and a scenic garden view with live music just footsteps away.

  • Underwater Cantina at SeaWorld San Diego

    New! Underwater Cantina

    Relax on the patio and sip on mixologist-curated cocktails, frozen specialties, and an expansive selection of tequilas & mezcal.

  • Calypso Bay Smokehouse

    Calypso Bay Smokehouse

    Feast on delectable BBQ favorites like chicken, ribs, tri-tip, and more.

  • Shipwreck Reef Cafe

    Shipwreck Reef Cafe

    Come aboard for delicious food and fun.

  • Explorers Cafe

    Explorer's Café

    Temporarily Closed
    The best place in the park for explorers to refuel with a delicious meal.

  • Pretzel Shop at SeaWorld San Diego

    Pretzel & Coffee Shop

    Serving traditional and cheese-filled soft pretzels warm from the oven, and other delicious snacks. Starbucks® Coffee specialty drinks include Frappuccino and Espresso.

  • Coral Market at SeaWorld San Diego

    Coral Market

    Located just past the park entrance, Coral Market serves a full range of Starbucks® Coffee drinks including Frappuccino and Espresso. Enjoy pastries, snacks, and Coca-Cola beverages too.

  • Manta Bar at SeaWorld San Diego

    Manta Bar

    Quench your thirst with frozen cocktails including craft beers and other spirits.

  • Electric Eel Bar at SeaWorld San Diego

    Electric Eel Bar

    Quench your thirst with frozen cocktails including frozen Jack & Coke®, craft beers, and other spirits.

  • Craft Beer Stand at SeaWorld San Diego

    Craft Beer Trailer

    Located beneath SkyTower, this beer stand offers a rotating selection of eight local craft beers on tap, showcasing the brands that make San Diego an iconic city for beer.

Dining Experiences

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