Find the best food to eat at Kennywood

Dining & Snack Areas

With more than 30 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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2019 All Season Dining Pass

2019 All Season Dining Pass Information

The All Season Dining Pass permits a 2019 Season Pass holder to redeem their dining pass at participating locations throughout the park for 2 Combo Meals EVERY visit! Enjoy 1 lunch and 1 dinner, plus 1 popcorn or 1 cotton candy each visit during the 2019 Summer Season.

Just a 4 hour interval between meals. Valid on any regular operating day. Limit 2 meals per visit. Guests must stop at the Season Pass Processing Center at the park entrance to activate the Dining Pass before it can be used. DINING PASS DOES NOT INCLUDE ADMISSION TO PARK. DINING PASS EXPIRES SEPTEMBER 15, 2019.

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!

Location: Next to Pirate and Volcano.

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 Racer.

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.

New for 2017! Small Fry will be entirely gluten-free. Enjoy Gluten-Free Chicken Strips (with or without buffalo sauce) along with our world-famous Potato Patch® Fries!


Grab churros, nachos, burritos, and walking tacos, 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 operates as two stands in one! To the left: Potato Patch® fries. To the right: delicious funnel cakes and deep-friend Oreos.

Location: Near Aero 360.

Midway Refreshment Stand

This classic stand is well known for serving Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches, corn dogs, hot dogs, popcorn, pretzels 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 subs, fresh salads 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, Dole Whips & hot fudge peanut parfaits on the other! All out of one of the most striking buildings in Kennywood!

Location: Next to Parkside Café & Garden Stage.

The Swhinery BBQ

Enjoy freshly-grilled favorites from Pittsburgh’s premier BBQ team! Try the ribs, sauce & brisket that have helped The Swhinery win more than 50 cook-off awards from all over America. Plus, loaded nachos, savory watermelon, delicious corn on the cob & more!

Location: Lagoon, across from Aero 360.

Hot Dog with Meal

Includes a Hot Dog, Fries and a Medium Fountain Drink.
Available at Pagoda Hot


Cheeseburger Meal

Includes a Cheeseburger, Fresh Cut Fries, and a Medium Fountain Drink.
Available at Star Chicken


Slice of Pizza Meal

Includes a Slice of Pizza, Chips and a Medium Fountain Drink.
Available at Pizza Warehouse


Slush Refill

Need to top off your slushy when you aren’t near the Slush Factory? This stand near the Aero 360 has you covered!

Location: Next to Aero 360.

Burrito Meal

Includes a Burrito or Burrito bowl, Bag of Chips, and a Medium Fountain Drink.
Available at Pedros


Chicken Salad Meal

Includes a Chicken Salad, Chips, and a Medium Fountain Drink.
Available at Pizza Warehouse


Wafels and Dinges

One of New York City’s most popular food trucks has set up shop in Kennywood! Enjoy these authentic Belgian waffles, and don’t forget about the mouth-watering dinges (that’s Belgian for things) to top ‘em off!

Location: Across from 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.

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.

Bean Sprouts

Bean Sprouts offers hip and health-conscious food that is still kid-friendly! Plus, espressos, mochas and lattes for parents in need of a pick-me-up!

Location: Kiddieland.

Cotton Candy Wagons

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 at several locations throughout Kennywood

Location: Across from Garfield’s Nightmare and Across from Golden Nugget.

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.

Location: Sky Rocket, Lagoon (near Jack Rabbit), Noah’s Ark, Pittsburg Plunge.

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.