Reservations for the Jungle Cruise Tour MUST be made before arriving at the park.

Edward Ball Dining Room

Current Hours for the Edward Ball Dining Room are as follows:

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Please call 850-421-2000 to make a reservation or via Opentable.com

Open Daily (7 days)
Breakfast Hours 7:30am-11am
Lunch & Dinner 11am – 9pm
Parlor Hours are 9am – 5pm

The Edward Ball Dining Room normally serves an array of southern specialties sure to please both local residents and our visitors from all over the world. Our current limited menu still has some classic Lodge favorites, and also includes seasonal Farm-to-Table creations.

Come and enjoy a delicious meal with a view of the Springs.

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Edward Ball felt the Lodge should be part of the community, a place not only for wealthy visitors, but also for area residents. He designed a Soda Fountain/Gift Shop to be an integral part of the Lodge, given as much attention to detail as the Dining Room.

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The first post office in Wakulla County...is at the end of our Soda Fountain and still holds a few of the original pieces of post office equipment such cancellation stamps and a postal scale. This serves as our special event Bar.

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Have your private dinner, rehearsal dinner, engagement party or family reunion in the Cypress Room. Located off the Edward Ball Dining Room, this elegant space can be served via a private entrance to our kitchens, or can be opened to the main dining room.