Today's Hours :

8:30am - 6:00pm Eastern Time

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All dining locations highlighted below, with the exception of Starbucks, are located inside Rock City Gardens. Access to these locations is included with Rock City Admission. With a Rock City Ultimate VIP Annual Pass, you can enjoy unlimited visits to Rock City for a full year from date of purchase and enjoy a 15% discount on your check at select dining locations.

Big Rock Grill

Located just inside the main entrance of Rock City, Big Rock Grill is a short-order style restaurant offering hamburgers, sandwiches, soups and salads, chicken fingers, and other made-to-order items with indoor and outdoor seating.

Hours of Operation

Today’s Hours, 10:30am – 8:00pm*

*Closing time varies by season. 

Cafe 7

Located at Lover’s Leap, the full service dining terraces at Cafe 7 are the perfect place to take in the 7 states view while feasting on delicious southern cuisine with a modern twist.

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  • Make reservations now for our first Cafe 7 Harvest Dinner benefitting the See Rock City Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management at The Howard School.
  • October 18 & 19

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Hours of Operation – Counter Service/Limited Menu

January through March
Fridays – Sundays, 11:00am – 4:00pm 

Hours of Operation – Full Service Restaurant


May to Labor Day
Daily, 11am – 4pm

Labor Day through October
Thursdays – Sundays, 11am – 4pm

Cliff Terrace

Located out by Lover’s Leap, Cliff Terrace offers pizza, funnel cakes, and other classic snacks for a tasty treat along the trail. Seating is available outside in the area surrounding Lover’s Leap.

Hours of Operation

Daily, 9:00am to close of business


Right outside the main entrance of Rock City, Starbucks Coffee is open daily in the Cornerstone Station. Masks are currently required inside, and spaces are marked at 6′ intervals on the floor to ensure safe physical distancing between guests. If you have a large order, please send in one member of your party to place the order for your group.

Hours of Operation:

Daily, 6:30am – 8:00pm

Fudge Kitchen

Rock City’s Fudge Kitchen is located just inside the main entrance across from Big Rock Grill. Watch as we prepare fresh fudge and other sweets right before your eyes.

Fudge is also available to purchase online in our gift shop (seasonal availability).

Hours of Operation

Daily, 8:30am – close of business

Other Options

Dippin Dots is open seasonally near Lovers Leap with your favorite ice cream treats!

Push Carts and vending machines with drinks are also available throughout the park.