PHOTOS: More than 75 local restaurants wow the crowds at Zoobilation 2018

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indianapolis Zoo’s Zoobilation is definitely a foodie’s fantasy. More than 75 local restaurants teamed up for the zoo’s largest fundraiser of the year.

Among the list of regulars were 15 new food and beverage providers participating in this year`s event.

They’ll hand out more than 300,000 samples throughout the night to guests.

The restaurants donate all of their food and time to help with the zoo’s animal conservation mission.

Here’s a list of this year’s participants.

240sweet Artisan Foodworks

Arni’s Restaurant


Blondie’s Cookies

Boulder Creek Dining Company

Bravo! Cucina Italiana

BRU Burger Bar

Burger Study

*Café Soleil at Eskenazi Health




*Convivio Italian Artisan Cuisine

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant

The Country Club of Indianapolis

*CRG Grow

Cretia Cakes

Dick’s Last Resort

The District Tap

Four Day Ray Brewing

Granite City Food & Brewery

Grindstone Charley’s

Harry & Izzy’s

The Hawthorns Golf & Country Club

Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Downtown

Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites – 120 West Bar & Grill

Hoaglin Catering

Indy Cakes

Jack’s Donuts

JW Marriott – Osteria Pronto

Kilroy’s Bar n’ Grill


Louie’s Wine Dive

Maggiano’s Little Italy

*Marsha’s Specialty Desserts & Tierney’s Catering

Matt the Miller’s Tavern

Maple Leaf Farms – The Duck Mobile

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks

The Melting Pot

Mesh on Mass

Morton’s The Steakhouse


Nicey Treat

OAKLEYS bistro

Ocean Prime

O’Reilly’s Irish Pub & Restaurant


Piada Italian Street Food

Portillo’s Hot Dogs

Prime 47


The Rathskeller

*Red, The Steakhouse


Rick’s Cafe Boatyard


Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

Rooster’s Kitchen

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

*Salt on Mass

*Schakolad Chocolate Factory – Trader’s Point

Slippery Noodle Inn

*Something Blue Bakery

St. Elmo Steak House

Stone Creek Dining Company

*Sweet Cakes by Ronda

Sun King Brewing Co.

The Country Club of Indianapolis

Tina’s Traditional Tearoom


The Oceanaire Seafood Room

Union 50

Vanilla Bean Bakery

VERDE, Flavors of Mexico


Winner’s Circle Pub, Grille & OTB

Yard House

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