The Zoo Bar

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Operating as usual

HUMP DAAAY! 🐪

Come down and enjoy 16oz aluminum pounders for only $2 or get a bucket(5) for $9! 😎

Warm up with some yummy Chicken-on-a-stick only $.90 a stick! 🤤

Introducing “Meet The Zoo Crew!” A little look at the people who make The Zoo possible. A few questions that introduce a more personal side to the people in maroon!

Part Eleven: Lenessa

Lenessa is part of our sassy and strong and blonde crew. We only had the pleasure of her working with us for a few months, but we are greatful she started! Extremely hardworking, friendly, sweet, and helpful is only a few of the long list of reasons we will miss you! Thank you for everything, we wish you the best of luck and all the congratulations on your recent engagement!

Name/Nick Name: Lenessa, Ness, Nessa (Megan 🤣)

Favorite color: Maroon!

How many years at The Zoo: 7 months

How were you hired: I was sitting and talking about picking up a second job and Liz told me to apply so I did and had training that same week!

Favorite movie: My favorite show is Friends. I’ve watched it season to season at least 10 times!

Positions worked at the bar: Server/Bartender

Favorite work position: Both have their perks, but bartender!

Favorite drink: Malibu & Dr. Pepper

Favorite menu item: Buffalo & Honey Mustard traditional wings

Favorite shot: Rumchata limon’

Favorite part about working here:

Everyone has said it. It’s the people you get to work with. While I haven’t been here as long as everyone else, they take you under their wings and include you like family. I’ll miss the overwhelming support that they have given me and the friends I’ve made. The only thing I regret is not starting sooner!
To my Zoo fam, thank you & I’ll miss you guys 💕

Happy Saturday! 🎊

Happy hour is from 6-9pm 🍺

Double Western Son Vodka drinks only $6.50 all night 🍹

2 for 1 drinks 9-11pm 🍻

$5/lb traditional wings 🐔

Make it a great Thursday! 😎

$.50 traditional and boneless wings 6-11pm 🍗

SINGO starts at 7:30 🎶

$5.50 Ron Diaz Pitchers all night! ⭐️

Aberdeen American News

Thank you to the Aberdeen American News for chatting with us about our wedding reception options and our upcoming Wedding Open House on November 22nd! Give it a read.

Some Aberdeen residents might think of The Zoo as a “college bar,” but it is hoping to open a new chapter.

Wednesday’s just got a whole lot better!

Buckets of domestic beer are only $9.00 all night! 🤯

Chicken-on-a-stick only $.90/stick 6-11pm 🐔

The Zoo Bar Wedding Open House is coming up on Sunday, November 22nd from 2-5pm! Come check out what The Zoo looks like as a wedding venue and enjoy free wine samples. Like and share this post for a chance to win this gift basket including a $25 gift card. We hope to see you on November 22nd!

Happy Monday! 🥳

It’s a beautiful day to stop in and enjoy our specials.
**REMINDER WE NOW OPEN AT 6PM**

$3.00 22oz domestic tap beer 🍺

$2 Chuck Norris and Jack Fire shots 🔥

$.35 traditional and boneless wings 🐔

Congrats to Josh on winning the Michelob Ultra grill! 🎉 🎊

🚨 Update 🚨

We have decided with the chilly weather and
Patio season being ended, we will go back to opening at 6pm daily starting tonight! Thank you for a great summer!

🎃 HAPPY HALLOWEEN 🎃

We have some spooky specials tonight 👻

Happy hour 6-8pm 💥

2 for 1 drinks 8-10pm 👀

$5.50 16oz witches brew all night ☠️

COSTUME CONTEST @ MIDNIGHT 🤡
CASH PRIZES 💰

$2 Jell-O shots at Shot Bar 💉

We will be open for the time change, that means an EXTRA HOUR! ⏰

⭐️Tag us in your posts using our Halloween backdrop for a chance to win $50 gift card!⭐️

Spooky Friday Specials! 👻

Everyone loved the Tito’s cups last week so much were doing it again! 🤩

$6.50 Tito’s doubles

⭐️ POWER HOUR⭐️

$1 any shot at Shot bar 10:30-11:30pm 🤯

$1 off any burger or sandwich all night. 🍔 🥪

Come down and spend some time with us this Thursday!

Singo starts at 7:30pm 🤩

$.50 traditional and boneless wings 🤤

$5.50 Ron Diaz Pitchers all night long 🔥

Don’t forget to get your best costumes in order for the Halloween party this Saturday night!

Spooky music. Witches brew. Jell-O shots. Costume contest at midnight!

Cash prizes include
3rd - $50
2nd - $100
1st - $150

If you’re thirsty tonight, we have buckets of domestic beer for $9.00. & $.90 chicken-on-a-stick

Warm up with us! 🤩

$3.00 domestic tap beer 🍺

$2.00 Chuck Norris and Jack Fire shots 🔥

$.35 traditional and boneless wings 🤤

“Meet The Zoo Crew!” A little look at the people who make The Zoo possible. A few questions that introduce a more personal side to the people in maroon!

Part Ten: Kourtney

Ko is our spitfire blonde! We appreciate her being always versatile and willing to pick up extra shifts! We can always count on her for a great laugh and good time! She is great at helping everyone behind the bar and lending extra words of encouragement to staff on the stressful nights. She is definitely a huge part of our staff and helps us be a great well oiled machine. Thank you Kourtney for everything you do for us!

Name/Nick Name: KoKo, MaMa Ko

Favorite color: Purple & turquoise

How many years at The Zoo:started gypsy days 2018 😩

How were you hired: Meech mentioned to me he was short staffed and I showed up. He's also the youngest crew members dad

Favorite movie: notebook, 13 ghosts, savages

Positions worked at the bar: door, server, bartender
Favorite work position: bartender/server- just lemme talk to ya🤪

Favorite drink: twisted teas or western sons blueberry lemonade

Favorite menu item: zoo fries

Favorite shot: vegas bombs

Favorite part about working here: the family vibes you get (good and bad depending on whats transpiring). Our regulars have kickass stories & let us gloat on thier kindness.

Congrats to Megan Ogren and Chance Torrence on winning a zoo hat! 🧢😁 please stop in and receive your prize!

Happy hour 5-9pm 🍹

$2 well drink doubles 9-11 🍻

$6 double froggers all night! 🐸

$5/lb traditional wings 🍗

Need some extra $$? The Zoo is hiring for housekeeping. Apply in person @ The Zoo!

TONIGHT IS THE NIGHT! 😎

DO NOT MISS Magic Joe takes over The Zoo @ 9:45pm!! Come down and enjoy this 21+ show filled with...

⭐️Magic
🎭Comedy
🌟Mind Reading
🔥Fire Eating
🔮Hypnotism

$5 entrance fee, but gets you a free drink ticket!🍹

Zoo breakfast only $2.75 and $1 off the rest of our sandwiches and burgers! 🤤

Happy hour until 9pm. 🍻

Double Tito’s drinks in your own cup to take home only $6.50 all night! 🤯

Will announce hat winners tonight! Still time to share our posts! 🧢

Still don’t believe The Zoo is the perfect place for your wedding reception? Maybe this will change your mind. Come see for yourself at our Wedding Open House on November 22nd!

Thirsty Thursday is here! 🤗

$5.50 Ron Diaz Pitchers all night! 🍹

$.50 traditional and boneless wings 🍗

Singo starts at 7:30 🎶

🌟DON’T FORGET! Magic Joe performs his show TOMORROW night! Come in and enjoy $2 Doubles and be AMAZED!🌟

The Zoo Bar

Our Wedding Open House is just over a month away! Mark your calendars and come check out what The Zoo looks like as a wedding or special event venue. We have some great vendors joining us, giveaways, free wine samples, and a hot chocolate and coffee bar to make it a great afternoon. All are welcome!

Our Wedding Open House is just over a month away! Mark your calendars and come check out what The Zoo looks like as a wedding or special event venue. We have some great vendors joining us, giveaways, free wine samples, and a hot chocolate and coffee bar to make it a great afternoon. All are welcome!

Come warm up with us! 🥶

Happy hour is ALL NIGHT! 😎

1/2 off all your favorite apps including philly fries and Zoo fries. 🤤

DON’T FORGET! Friday night @ 9:45 Magic Joe takes the Zoo Bar over with his magic, comedy, fire breathing, hypnotism, and more! 🤩

The Zoo Bar

“Meet The Zoo Crew!” A little look at the people who make The Zoo possible. A few questions that introduce a more personal side to the people in maroon!

Part Nine: Matt

Everyone knows this long haired fun loving man! He usually is at shot bar making sure everyone is well taken care of. Matt is always the life of the party and first to call if someone needs an extra hand. Everyone’s big brother either poking fun or protecting from everything. We are so happy to have you on board, Matt!

Name/Nick Name:
Matt/Matty Ice

Favorite color:
Forest green

How many years at The Zoo:
4 1/2

How were you hired:
Worked at the gas station across the street and got to know some of the people that worked there and they said they needed some extra help and told me to apply

Favorite movie:
The Warriors

Positions worked at the bar: front door, back door, barback, DJ, bartender, manager

Favorite work position:
DJ for sure

Favorite drink:
Jack coke

Favorite menu item:
Zoo fries and zoo burger

Favorite shot:
Jack fire

Favorite part about working here:
Nothing beats people it has allowed to me to meet and become friends with over the years....but the money isn’t too bad either

Hats and Beanies are here! 🧢😁

Hats $12
Available in orange, mustard, charcoal, maroon, pink, & khaki/navy.

Beanies $15
Available in black, maroon, & dark green

🌟Like & share this post or our Magic Joe video for a chance to win a Zoo hat!🌟

Winners will be chosen Friday, October 23.

Stay WARM with our hot specials tonight! 🥵

$.35 traditional and boneless wings 🍗

$3.00 domestic tap beer 🍺

$2.00 Chuck Norris and Jack Fire shots 🔥

“Meet The Zoo Crew!” A little look at the people who make The Zoo possible. A few questions that introduce a more personal side to the people in maroon!

Part Nine: Matt

Everyone knows this long haired fun loving man! He usually is at shot bar making sure everyone is well taken care of. Matt is always the life of the party and first to call if someone needs an extra hand. Everyone’s big brother either poking fun or protecting from everything. We are so happy to have you on board, Matt!

Name/Nick Name:
Matt/Matty Ice

Favorite color:
Forest green

How many years at The Zoo:
4 1/2

How were you hired:
Worked at the gas station across the street and got to know some of the people that worked there and they said they needed some extra help and told me to apply

Favorite movie:
The Warriors

Positions worked at the bar: front door, back door, barback, DJ, bartender, manager

Favorite work position:
DJ for sure

Favorite drink:
Jack coke

Favorite menu item:
Zoo fries and zoo burger

Favorite shot:
Jack fire

Favorite part about working here:
Nothing beats people it has allowed to me to meet and become friends with over the years....but the money isn’t too bad either

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for Magic Joe!

Like & share our video with Magic Joe for a chance to win a Zoo hat or beanie!

They’re finally here! Zoo swag is in! 🧢

Zoo hats available in orange, grey, tan/navy, maroon, mustard, and pink! Only $12 😍

Beanies available in maroon, black, and green! Only $15 🤯

🌟POWER HOUR🌟
$1 shots @ The Shot Bar 10:30-11:30pm

Happy hour 5-9pm! 🍺

$1 off all burgers and sandwiches! 🍔

$2 double well drinks 9-11pm 🍹

Happy Singo Night! 🎶

Join DJ Drew B for Singo @ 7:30! 🥳

$5.50 Ron Diaz Pitchers 😎

$.50 traditional and boneless wings 🍗

$2.00 Fireball and Crack Pipe shots! 😱

The Zoo Bar is excited to announce that Magic Joe will be making his appearance October 23 @ 9:45pm!! Come down and enjoy this 21+ show filled with...

⭐️Magic
🎭Comedy
🌟Mind Reading
🔥Fire Eating
🔮Hypnotism

Like, Comment, and Share this post for a chance to win a Zoo Bar hat or beanie!

$5 entrance fee, but gets you a free drink! 🍺🍹

Happy happy hour! 🤪

Happy hour is all night long! 😎

1/2 off all apps! 🍟

Patio season isn’t over yet! 🍂

Come enjoy the falling leaves and the great specials this Monday! 🍁

Happy hour is 5-9, every domestic tap beer purchased gets you an entry to win this Michelob Ultra grill! 🍺

$3.00 domestic taps all night. 🍻

$2 Chuck Norris and Jack Fire shots 😎

$.35 traditional and boneless wings 🍗🤤

“Meet The Zoo Crew!” A little look at the people who make The Zoo Bar possible. A few questions that introduce a more personal side to the people in maroon!

Part Eight: Kaylee

We all know the quirky, bubbly, blonde gal bopping around. She is quick witted, hilarious, and helpful. We are so happy to have such a hardworking and dedicated person like Kaylee on our staff. She started to work for extra money in college and fell in love! Her smile and infectious personality makes her someone everyone has seen! Thank you Kaylee for always being there to pick up extra shifts and slap a smile on everyone’s face!

Name/Nick Name: Kaylee or Briss

Favorite color:
Any shade of Green

How many years at The Zoo:
One year, my year anniversary was August 9th

How were you hired:
I came in on a slow Tuesday night before school started, and I was wondering where I was going to get a job that could work with my 20+ credit load. A friend who worked there grabbed me an application—basically filled it out for me, and I got a call the next day to come in for training... the rest is history!

Favorite movie:
The Grinch, I’m that Christmas crazy singing songs in July.

Positions worked at the bar:
I’ve worked as a server and a bartender.

Favorite work position:
ANYTHING BUT SHOT BAR.... god please anything.

Favorite drink:
Kinky Alhoa pineapple and sprite with a splash of grenadine

Favorite menu item:
Fried bologna sandwich

Favorite shot:
PATRÓN. I love him and he loves me.

Favorite part about working here:
Honestly everyone has said it, but it’s the people I work with that make me love it here. We truly are a family. Everyone has each other’s backs. Even if it isn’t bar related everyone will do anything and everything to help each other out. I made great friends with the regulars here and got a family on the inside. Even on the hard nights we never forget to have fun.

It’s and Absolut kinda Saturday!

All Absolut drinks are Only $3.25 all night long! 🍹

Happy hour 5-9pm 🧉

2 for 1 drinks 9-11 🍻

$5/lb traditional wings all night 🍗

We look forward to hosting some great, local vendors at our Wedding Open House including Jimmy's Pizza of Aberdeen! Jimmy's catered the first ever wedding at The Zoo and their delicious, unique pizza flavors were enjoyed by all guests. Come check them out on November 22nd!

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1017 Main St S
Aberdeen, SD
57401

Opening Hours

Monday 17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday 17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday 17:00 - 02:00
Thursday 17:00 - 02:00
Friday 17:00 - 02:00
Saturday 17:00 - 02:00
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