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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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“wild boar” (88 reviews)
“jiko salad” (42 reviews)
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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 5 days ago via mobile

This place is going to cost about $50 per person, so if you are fine with that you can relax and enjoy the food - which is incredibly good. Wild Boar starter is small but delicious. Lamb shank entree was cooked so well, everyone said...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re a veteran, stay away! I’m going to contact local news station and tell them my story. Sad.

1  Thank Dan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow!! My family ate here for my brother’s birthday and I was beyond impressed!! The atmosphere and food are completely amazing. The servers are very knowledgeable and know the answer to every possible question. I was so in love with the tea they gave you...More

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish I could separate the experiences I had at JIKO but as they operate under the same umbrella I have chosen to group my two reviews. Firstly the setting in Animal kingdom lodge is exceptional and you can see the animals before your dining...More

Thank Alexandra O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There’s NOTHING that I can say that was bad about our dinner. Our server (s) were friendly, ‘on fleet’ and helpful in determining what to order, and describing the dishes. Our main server, Emily, was delightful. Our taste of Africa appetizer was so delicious, giving...More

Thank BB_Britten
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and I travelled to Disney for a mother-daughter vacation. We are at Jiko, with the deluxe dining plan. While I cannot eat spicy food, our waiter was fantastic in giving recommendations and even allowing me to taste certain sauces to ensure I wouldn’t...More

Thank Challice L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a large party to celebrate a birthday at Jiko and we weren’t disappointed. Service was outstanding and I enjoyed my entire meal from the opening cocktail, to the seafood curry with a South African wine pairing. They even had a dessert brownie...More

Thank fltraveller83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So it’s the first night of our 2 week stay at animal kingdom lodge, and after flying over from the UK we just wanted a bite to eat before having an early night so we could be up early to do Magic Kingdom, and unexpectedly...More

Thank Alex J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time dining at Jiko. Both times everything was delicious. Service is perfect, atmosphere perfect, food perfect. Nothing else to say just perfect 👌

Thank Tucker1213
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet, and serene - seating is well spaced for intimate parties. Dress code, reservations required. Formal chef, choice menu, affordable wine. Waitstaff are the best - longtime Disney employees with a proven track history. If you have one fine dining experience at Disney World, do...More

1  Thank Timothy S
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October 7, 2018|
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Response from JustinL1111 | Reviewed this property |
It takes 2 credits, lovely food, well worth it.
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
November 20, 2017|
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Response from NMac | Reviewed this property |
Can only speak for Jiko. Quite expensive but worth it for a special occasion.Food was really good and staff very helpful,friendly and attentive. We are staying at Animal Kingdom lodge next year when my daughter gets married... 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
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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