Expedition Café

After your journey through Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®, continue your voyage with a bite to eat at Expedition Café.

This marketplace style mess hall, featuring food from all different corners of the world, will satisfy even the hungriest explorer. The fare features cuisine from three of the countries involved in the original Antarctic Treaty and include American, Asian and Italian tastes. Grab-and-Go coolers stocked with assorted deli sandwiches, salads and desserts are also available for the scientist on the run.

Don't forget to refresh at South Pole Beverages as well, where you can try South Pole Chill™, Antarctica's brand new custom flavor.

American Region

"South of the Equator" Fried or Baked Chicken 2pc or 3pc 
Deep Southern Fried or Savory Baked Chicken served with your choice of Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Baked Macaroni and Cheese or Thick Cut French Fries and a Biscuit

Shamu® Kids Meal for all Shamu’s Friends 9 and under 

Follow the steps to create your custom kids meal:
  • Step #1 Choose one: Hot Dog / Fried or Baked Chicken leg or wing
  • Step #2 Choose one: mashed potatoes and gravy / Mac & Cheese / French Fries / Biscuit
  • Step #3 Choose one: Milk (White, Chocolate, or Strawberry)/ 100% apple juice / Kids size soft drink

Accompaniments
Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Macaroni and Cheese, Thick Cut French Fries, and Corn Cobbett


Asian Region

"South Pole" Pepper Steak
Sliced Sirloin of beef tossed with peppers and onions in a Mongolian sauce served with Jasmine Rice

Orange Chicken 
Tempura battered chicken tossed in an oriental sweet tangy orange sauce served with Jasmine Rice

Teriyaki Chicken (Gluten Free)
Tender marinated pieces of chicken glazed in Teriyaki sauce served with Jasmine Rice (Gluten Free Option)

Shrimp Lo Mein
Sautéed Shrimp over Stir –Fried egg noodles with house Asian specialty veggie mix

Shamu® Kids Meal for all Shamu’s Friends 9 and under
Follow the steps to create your custom kids meal:
  • Step #1 Choose one: Orange Chicken, Teriyaki Chicken, or Pepper Steak
  • Step #2 Choose one: Jasmine Rice, Fried Rice, or Lo Mein
  • Step #3 Choose one: Milk (White, Chocolate, or Strawberry) / 100% apple juice / Kids size soft drink

Accompaniments
Fried Rice, Jasmine Rice, Egg Rolls, and Lo Mein


Italian Region

"Emperors" Spaghetti and Meatball Platter
Slow Simmered marinara sauce over spaghetti with meatballs and a freshly baked garlic breadstick

Italian Rope Sausage Sandwich Platter
Grilled sausage served with your choice of marinara and cheese or sautéed onions and peppers accompanied with parmesan fries

Garden Lasagna
Loaded with "Freshies" and baked to perfection topped with Marinara and Alfredo sauce with a garlic breadstick on the side (Meatless option)

Shamu® Kids Meal for all Shamu’s Friends 9 and under
Follow the steps to create your custom kids meal
  • Step #1 Choose one: Spaghetti and Meatball / Garden Lasagna
  • Step #2 Choose one: Breadstick or Parmesan Fries
  • Step #3 Choose one: Milk (White, Chocolate, or Strawberry) / 100% apple juice / Kids size soft drink

Accompaniments
Breadsticks w/ choice of dipping sauce, parmesan fries


Grab and Go Selections

"Iceburg Chef" Chef Salad
Chopped Romaine topped with Ham, Turkey, Cheese, Eggs, Shredded Carrots, Cucumbers and Tomatoes. Choice of dressing.

Chicken Caesar Salad
Grilled chicken breast, grated parmesan cheese served over chopped Romaine topped with homemade croutons.

Asian "Freshie" Salad
Using Hydroponic Herbs known as "Freshies" with Marinated cucumbers and tomatoes in a ginger rice vinaigrette

Side Salad
Chopped Romaine topped with shredded carrots, cherry tomatoes and sliced cucumbers served with your choice of dressing

"Sub Zero" Italian Hero Sandwich
Sliced pepperoni, ham, salami, and provolone with lettuce and tomato on a freshly baked roll. Also as a ½ sandwich accompanied with side salad.

Turkey Club Croissant
Sliced Turkey and bacon with lettuce and tomato served on a freshly baked croissant. 

Oriental Veggie Wrap
Crisp vegetables tossed in sesame vinaigrette wrapped in a spinach tortilla. 

Fruit of the day

"Bottom of the World" Specialty Desserts
  • Chocolate Cake, Carrot Cake, Cherry Cheesecake and "fruit of the day" cobblers
  • Tiramisu - The classic Italian dessert composed of a layer of creamy custard set atop espresso-soaked ladyfingers
  • Almond Cookie - Freshly baked oriental dessert
  • Cupcake

Beverages
  • Bud Light, Bud, Yuengling, Kirin Ichiban, Peroni, Copa Pinot Noir, and Copa Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Coke products, Sweet and Unsweet Tea, Regular Coffee, and Decaffeinated Coffee, and Hot Chocolate