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 Platter 
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, Corn on the Cob, Homemade Biscuit, Broccoli Florentine


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 Platter 
Tender marinated pieces of chicken glazed in Teriyaki sauce served with Jasmine Rice

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

Vegetarian Entrée
Choose three: fried rice, jasmine rice, lo mein or egg roll

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

Meat Cannelloni Platter 

Garden Cannelloni Platter 

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

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
  • 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/ marinara or alfredo sauce

Grab and Go Selection of Salads and Sandwiches

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
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Coke products 
  • Sweet and Unsweet Tea 
  • Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee
  • Hot Chocolate