6 Best Restaurants for Dinner at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is an expansive theme park known for its fascinating zoological wonders and thrilling rides. This park is also home to some of the most interesting and delicious restaurants. Whether you just want to grab a quick bite or you want the whole sit-down dining experience, here are some of our favorite restaurants to get dinner in Animal Kingdom.

Rainforest Cafe

Located next to the entrance to Animal Kingdom, Rainforest Cafe is a popular jungle-themed restaurant. The menu is a crowd-pleaser with tons of choices to satisfy everyone. Because the menu is so diverse, Rainforest Cafe is a good choice for families and large groups who want great food and fun ambiance.

Yak & Yeti

Yak & Yeti is located next to Expedition Everest and serves a wide array of pan-Asian delights, including small plates, shareables, soups, salads, sides, noodle bowls, wok, grilled entrees, specialties, and desserts. If you love Asian food and want a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy your meal, this is the perfect location.

Tusker House

Located in Africa, this eatery serves up a buffet full of African flavors. Some of the exotic dishes you will find here include the peri-peri marinated baked salmon, flavorful chicken curry, and stewed African vegetables. This restaurant is also a great character dining location!


On Discovery Island you will find the newest table service restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Tiffins is well-regarded for its interesting cuisine inspired by the African, Asian, and South American regions of the world. Appetizers include exotic dishes like Charred Octopus and Asparagus-Leek Soup, while main courses include Grilled Swordfish, Berbere Spice-rubbed Venison, and Pomegranate-lacquered Chicken. This restaurant is perfect for adventurous eaters!

Flame Tree Barbecue

If you’re looking for some satisfying BBQ, you’ll want to stop by Flame Tree Barbecue on Discovery Island. Here you’ll find an assortment of smokehouse meat and chicken dinners—served alongside signature baked beans and coleslaw.


Also located on Discovery Island, Pizzafari is the best location for pizzaholics! The menu features salads, pasta, desserts, and other goodies to make your stomach happy, but pizza rules supreme here.

What’s your favorite spot to grab dinner at in Disney’s Animal Kingdom? If you’d like to start planning your next Disney World vacation, contact me today! My name is Sara Solberg and I am a travel agent with Amazing Magical Adventures, a Disney Earmarked agency. I will help you plan an amazing trip at no extra cost to you!