Dining & Snack Areas

Dining & Snack Areas at Lake Compounce

Some of the best kid-friendly restaurants in Connecticut are located right here at Lake Compounce! Lake Compounce serves a wide variety of food options for every diet and appetite.

Stay Hydrated During Your Visit! For your convenience water fountains can be found near the following areas throughout the park as well as at any food location: Saw Mill Plunge, Johnny Rockets (water bottle refill machine), Harborside Pizza, Potato Patch, Lakeside Cafe. We allow 1 sealed non-alcoholic beverage to be brought in per guest and encourage guests to bring in reusable water bottles to fill our refillable water bottle stations.

Bavarian Nut Cart

Located between the Wildcat exit and the Carousel, outside of the Starlight Theater entrance.

Menu Items
• Almonds
• Cashews
• Pecans
• Churro, Cotton Candy & Pretzels

Croc Pot

Located directly next to Connecticut’s LARGEST water park, our lakefront restaurant serves a variety of meals. Chili and chowder, wraps and salads, and hot and cold beverages. Provides allergen friendly food options and organic selects.
Gluten-free offerings are made to order.

Dippin' Dots® Carts

Located in midway, our carts serve delicious flavors of cotton candy, and frozen ice cream.

• Select Flavors

• Lots of Layers (LOL) • Shaker's Lemonade

Dippin' Dots® Sundae Shop

Dippin' Dots® brand sundaes, shakes, quakes, and much more! Located at the entrance of the park.


Hot and cold beverages served such as cappuccinos, hot chocolate, chai latte, iced coffee and iced tea. Also offering a variety of donuts and treats.

Fried Dough

Located across from the Wave Swinger, next to Rev-O-Lution. Fried dough with sauce or powdered sugar and our famous fried Oreos, plus bottled water, cold beverages and milk can be found at Fried Dough.

Fried Dough opens at 2 p.m.

Harborside Pizza

Home to our delicious personal pizzas. Bottled water is also available. Located both inside Crocodile Cove water park and across from the Croc Pot cafeteria.

Johnny Rockets®

Want a burger to go with those fries? Head over to Johnny Rockets across from the carousel and select from a wide array of hamburger meals, including singles, doubles, combos, and more.

Main Gate Creamery

Located at the park’s entrance, grab a refreshing treat in a cup or cone to start your day!

Menu Items
• Soft Ice Cream(Cup or Cone) Chocolate or Vanilla with Flavorburst
• Dole Whip

Timberjack Chowhouse

Located next to Saw Mill Plunge.

All-new menu! Try our pulled pork sandwich, ribs, and our delicious chicken sandwich at the Timberjack Chowhouse! Plus, you can also enjoy craft beers, mac & cheese, fountain soda, and bottled drinks.

Lakeside Café

The Lakeside Café is our newest premier place to stock up on food and refreshments. Located in Crocodile Cove, Lakeside Café offers tons of tasty meals including:

• Hamburgers and cheeseburgers • Hot dogs • Chicken tenders • Chicken sandwiches

Pizza Palace

Pizza Palace is Lake Compounce’s choice destination for a quick personal pizza. Located near Thunder ‘N Lightning and Phobia Phear Coaster, Pizza Palace offers delicious pizza options for the whole family!

The Potato Patch®

Stop by The Potato Patch across from the main gate turnstiles and pick up fries any way you want them.

• Fresh Cut French Fries • Chicken tenders • Baked potatoes with all the fixings • Monster potatoes with all the fixings • A wide selection of beverages

Rita's® Italian Ice

Located by Lake Compounce’s newest attraction Phobia, enjoy a refreshing scoop or two of Italian ice. Flavors include mango, blue raspberry, lemon, swedish fish, green apple, watermelon, and a daily special flavor.

Slush Works

Located next to the Sky Coaster. Build your own refreshing ICEE drinks using a variety of flavors. Opens at 1 p.m.

•12oz Kiddy Cup
• 17oz Large with 1.99 Refills
• Pepsi unit at this location

Snack Cart

Looking for a quick nibble before you hit your next ride? Then stop by the Snack Cart, located near Rev-O-Lution to grab yourself a flavorful treat like:

• Frozen bananas
• Churros
• Cotton Candy
• Pretzels

Snacks on Main Street

Located next to Sweet Shoppe, Snacks on Main Street has all the bite-sized eats, nibbles, and goodies you would expect at a Lake Compounce amusement park snack vendor, including:

• Churros • Pretzels • Popcorn • Cotton Candy

Tiki Bar

Located in the water park next to Johnny Rockets®. Enjoy a variety of snacks, along with a selection of domestic beers and spiked seltzers!

Menu Items
• Hot Dogs • Pretzels • Churros
• Popcorn • Novelty Ice Cream
• Fountain Drinks

Beachfront Bar

Located in the water park next to the Beach. Enjoy a variety of mixed drinks, beer, and wine, along with a selection of wraps and salads! We also have bottled water and beverages available.

Sweet Shoppe

Located by the park entrance, stop by for some of our special treats! Ranging from homemade fudge, to candy and caramel apples, we have your sweet tooth covered.