Disney’s Animal Kingdom

You can get wildly hungry at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Fortunately there are three excellent table service restaurants to tame even the most ravenous hunger.

B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner, S – Snack
$ – under $15, $$ – $15 – $35, $$$ – $35 – $60, $$$$ – $60 and up
* estimated prices per person, per meal

  • Rainforest Cafe© at Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Dining here is like eating in the middle of a vibrant, tropical jungle. Tables are set in elaborately themed dining rooms surrounded by trees, waterfalls, and animals that periodically spring to life. Birds can be heard singing, insects chirp and thunderstorms roll in with a clap of thunder. The menu consists of American fare. Breakfast features various egg dishes, fresh fruit, and waffles. Lunch and dinner offer appetizers like nachos and salads, burgers, wraps, sandwiches and seafood offerings. There’s an extensive kids’ menu that is sure to have something for even the pickiest eater. This restaurant technically sits outside of the park, with entrances both from outside and inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom. B L D $$-$$$


  • Tusker House Restaurant – Join lovable, temperamental Donald Duck and his pals for breakfast and lunch. The outside of this concrete building in the Harambe area is unassuming, the dining areas inside is feature tiled floors, wooden tables and wooden chairs with carved backings. Food is served buffet style in an area that looks like an open market place where fabrics drape and wave across a thatched ceiling. At the character breakfast and lunch buffets, you can load up on your favorite American dishes as well as give some African flavors a try. Dinner service is also served from an all-you-care-to-eat buffet, but there are no character appearances. Dinner service features roasted meats, couscous, stews, vegetable samosa, and lots of veggies and sides. African wines, a selection of bottle & draft beers and cocktails are great featured for of-age guests. Kids will find plenty of their staples available, and children and adults a like will want to try more than one of the delicious dessert offerings. B L D $$-$$$
  • Yak & Yeti – This charming eatery is spiced with Asian flair. Located near the popular attraction Expedition Everest, this restaurant pays homage to the legend of the Yeti. Paraphernalia about the legendary snow beast decorates the softly colored walls, rugs stretch over wooden floors, and carved wooden tables and chairs seat guests as they dine. Sample delightful Asian inspired cuisine such in various Lo Mein offerings, Tempura Shrimp, or Sweet and Sour Chicken or Pork. American dishes such as burgers and baby back ribs are on the menu with lighthearted Asian touches. A bar menu is available to guests 21 years and older that includes wines, beers, cocktails, and sake. Dessert continues with the American-Asian palette with offerings of Chocolate Cake, Mango Pie, and Fried Wontons – skewers of fresh pineapple and cream cheese wontons that are served with vanilla ice cream and a honey-vanilla drizzle. L D $$-$$$