Park Dining

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Dining & Snack Areas

With various refreshment stands and snack carts, plus the historic, relaxing Parkside Café, Kennywood offers more kid-friendly places to eat in Pennsylvania than anywhere else. Plus, Kennywood is proud to be one of the few amusement parks still permitting guests to bring a cooler or picnic basket and create their own family-friendly in-park dining experience!

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One-Day Dining Pass

The One-Day Dining Pass is available to all guests and can be redeemed at participating locations throughout the park for two combo meals and a snack any one day during the 2021 summer season!

Please note: there is a four-hour interval between meals and drinks are not included. Meal options and food locations subject to change. Only valid at Kennywood.

Auntie Anne’s

Rise Up, Freshen Up, Auntie Up your snacking standards. Stop by for a freshly-made, hand-rolled pretzel, plus a lemonade with your favorite flavor added in!

Locations: Next to Pirate and next to Racer.

End Zone Café

At the End Zone Café fans can dig into a variety of delicious game day related fare. Or, for a true fanatic experience, take the celebration outside! The Tailgate Patio recreates all the pregame excitement with a playful twist on traditional tailgate picnics.

Location: Steelers Country

The Potato Patch®

Our signature fresh-cut fries made from quality Idaho potatoes have made The Potato Patch one of the most iconic food offerings at any theme park. Topping choices include cheddar cheese, bacon, vinegar, brown gravy and a variety of seasoning salts.

Location: Kennyville, next to Thunderbolt.


Whether it’s an Italian Ice, Gelati or Misto Shake you are sure to cool off while enjoying one of these summer time favorites.

Location: Lost Kennywood and next to Steelers Country entrance.

Small Fry

Little brother to The Potato Patch®, Small Fry ups the ante by offering chicken tender combo meals* in addition to Kennywood’s signature Potato Patch® fries, along with cold drinks. This stand is also 100% gluten-free!

Location: Lost Kennywood.

Small Fry is entirely gluten-free. Enjoy Gluten-Free Chicken Strips* (with or without buffalo sauce) along with our world-famous Potato Patch® Fries!

*Due to supply chain shortages, we do not have Gluten-Free Chicken Strips at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Grab churros, nachos, and burritos plus cold drinks from Pedro, who now operates in his third location in Kennywood, this time out of a building styled after a Merry Go Round!

Location: Lost Kennywood, next to Black Widow.

Star Refreshment Stand

This retro-style venue offers a delicious funnel cake supreme — featuring our classic funnel cake topped with ice cream, strawberries and whipped cream — and the always popular deep-friend Oreos!

Location: Near Steelers Country entrance.

Midway Refreshment Stand

This classic stand is well known for serving Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches, chicken tenders, fries and cold drinks.

Location: Across from Jack Rabbit.

Parkside Café

Enjoy fresh, quick service meals; including pastas, sandwiches, chicken, salads and more. Parkside Café has served Kennywood guests since 1898, is centrally-located, and includes an air-conditioned dining room and an outdoor patio.

Location: Center of park, near Merry Go Round.

Pizza Warehouse

Pizza Warehouse is your home for freshly-baked pizza (whole or by the slice), plus cheesy bread and cold beverages.

Location: Next to Kiddieland & Kenny Fountain.

Golden Nugget

One of Kennywood’s most recognizable stands, Golden Nugget has had a simple menu for generations: a premium vanilla ice cream cone dipped in chocolate, then covered with your choice of sprinkles or crushed peanuts (or both!) and topped with a cherry. So good!

Location: Next to Kiddieland Entrance.

Johnny Rockets

Serving those timeless diner classics in good ol’ American style. Don’t forget to grab a Johnny Rockets original shake on your way out!

Location: Next to Merry Go Round.


This double-sided stand serves lunch & dinner choices: hot sausage & chicken tenders on one hand, & delectable desserts like soft-serve ice cream, sno cones, and Dole Whips on the other! All out of one of the most striking buildings in Kennywood!

Location: Next to Parkside Café & Garden Stage.

Doc Popcorn

Doc Popcorn returns to Kennywood in 2021! With a wide variety of fresh-popped kettle-cooked flavors, Doc Popcorn is the place to go to satisfy all your popcorn cravings!

Location: Next to Aero 360.

Millie's Homemade Ice Cream

NEW: Based in Pittsburgh, Millie's offers a number of delicious tasty treats sure to keep you cool on a hot summer day. Be sure to try the Kennywood-exclusive Smiley Cookie Lemon Custard featuring Eat'n Park Smiley Cookies!

Location: Across from Noah’s Ark.

Lemonade Stand

Relax and enjoy refreshing, fresh-squeezed lemonade or a cold bottled drink while being entertained by a fun, live show on the nearby Kennyville Stage.

Location: Kennyville, behind Ghostwood Estate.

Mix It Up!

Cool off on a hot day with your customized slushy, where you get to combine as many as six different flavors.

Location: Behind Noah’s Ark.


Serving corn dogs and funnel cakes since the Great Depression, Lucky is a great example of Art Deco architecture adding color to Kennywood’s landscape

Location: Kennyville, next to Potato Patch® and Turtle.

Dippin’ Dots

The “Ice Cream of the Future” continues to be a mainstay at Kennywood! Several Dippin’ Dots carts can be found throughout the park.

Locations: Sky Rocket, Noah’s Ark.

Kandy Kaleidoscope

No matter your age, you’ll turn into a kid in a candy store here! Grab a block (or six) of our famous homemade fudge, some candy apples, cold bottled drinks, and more!

Location: Tunnel Exit, across from Sky Rocket.

Cotton Candy Wagon

Cotton candy: it’s an amusement park tradition! Whether it’s a pick-me-up in the midst of a fun summer outing, or a treat for the ride home, freshly-prepared cotton candy can be found right near the entrance tunnel at Kennywood.

Location: Across from Old Mill.


Snack-A-Saurus offers all of your prehistoric favorites: pizza, hot dogs, mac and cheese, and ice-cold drinks! Plus, don't forget to grab a smoothie!

Location: Kiddieland.

Rogue BBQ

Hope you're hungry: Rogue BBQ is the place to go for summertime favorites including BBQ ribs, wings, pulled pork tacos and brisket nachos! Still hungry? Enjoy corn-on-the-cob, fresh watermelon and the fan-favorite strawberry pretzel salad.

Location: Lagoon, across from Aero 360