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Jiko - The Cooking Place

2901 Osceola Pkwy, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Orlando, FL 32830-8410
+1 407-938-4733
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2901 Osceola Pkwy, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Orlando, FL 32830-8410
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had dinner here with my wife and some friends at our recent visit at this was absolutely the BEST meal I have had anywhere! Everyone in our group felt the same way about their meals. The waiter started by bringing us warm rose-water soaked...More

1  Thank Organdave
Reviewed 2 days ago

As the Director of Culinary Services for another theme park, I had several people telling me I needed to try Jiku. So last night 12 colleagues and I ate there and I was not disappointed. We ordered our own meals but we ended up sharing...More

Thank Kellie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is good here. I went three times during my October stay and couldn't be happier. It is pricy but worth every penny. Staff was awesome and the atmosphere was great. This is a must do.

Thank don d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jiko was out of this world. It exceeded expectations. We started off with the elk flatbread which I would go again just to have that. Our entrees were fantastic and had great flavor. I had the lamb which was hearty and very filling. Hubby had...More

Thank 618rebekahg
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've enjoyed Jiko perhaps 10 times on previous trips. We were not staying at AKL this visit to WDW, but wanted to take our wine connoisseur friends there for their first Jiko visit. Jiko and Boma share a very small "lobby" area, and it was...More

Thank PHLflyer_S1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the dining plan this is twice as much as most other places, so we assumed that it would be outstanding, service was good but not different from other places and was a little chaotic. On the DP for starters we had to have either...More

2  Thank Ben C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most high end restaurant at the resort. $50 an entree. We brought kids for dinner. We ordered the short ribs (very good) and the lamb tagine (overcooked and way too heavy) Kids had grouper(good) and steak (terrible, dry, no seasoning) There are...More

1  Thank nycfamgal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed. Ate here 2 years ago and it was out of this world. Ate here on Saturday. The room was cold with no atmosphere. The service was very poor( had to clear the table ourselves to allow our main course to be placed on...More

1  Thank sawills1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love staying at the AK lodge and always make JIKO a must visit when were there....even sometimes when were not! Love the African influenced dishes, and great drinks. Well worth the price! Apps, mains and desserts are all top shelf....and the restaurant is gorgeous!...More

Thank KTLI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this as a quieter, serene ending to a frenetic park day. Wonderful filet and great wine choices. Highly recommend!

Thank adb43169
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November 14, 2018|
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Response from Challice L | Reviewed this property |
Hi EJMx4, I would highly recommend downloading the My Disney Experience app. Most, if not all, sit down restaurants require reservations. You can make those through the app or the website. On Disney’s website, you can see... More
October 7, 2018|
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Response from Trav1324 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But you need to make sure it’s only one. Believe one but I don’t use hotel dining plans
April 7, 2018|
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Response from va-va60 | Reviewed this property |
We did the wine/communal dinner. We had plenty to eat & did not leave hungry. I will add that I don’t drink red wine, which is what they served w/ some of the courses. All I did was speak up & ask, & the waiter provided me... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2901 Osceola Pkwy, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Orlando, FL 32830-8410
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-938-4733
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World
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