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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 yesterday

This restaurant is absolutely wonderful. Of course they have had to "Americanize" the food which was a bit of a disappointment. However, the food served was outstanding as was the service. This is a 2 credit on the dining plan.

Thank Sasabu
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our first night at Disney so we were in a bit of a jet lagged daze, however despite our foggy heads this was a lovely first night. Standout for me, on top of the excellent service, was the gluten free...More

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely dining experience, wonderfully authentic African themed food which was delicious. Staff were attentive just very busy. You have to make sure you book a good few days early.

Thank JustinL1111
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love Jiko’s! It is one of our favorite restaurants of all time! The food was, as always, just perfect! The suggested wine pairings were great! Service was a little disappointing but it’s hard to hit perfection every time . . . We’re already looking...More

Thank epbee2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family ate dinner here over Labor Day weekend. We each had an appetizer, entree and dessert. Everything we had was delicious and the service was great. We ate here without the meal plan and it pricey but we were expecting it. Definitely worth the...More

Thank Kara R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed eating at Jiko during our Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jambo House stay. It is beautifully decorated and the food and drinks were among the best at Disney.

Thank SimbaTheExplorer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A recent visit was excellent-as usual. We go out of the way to dine here even if we are not staying at Animal Kingdom Lodge. The dining areas in Jambo House are a bit hectic but Jiko is tucked in back away from all the...More

Thank ZerohF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here had an African flair, but don't be squeamish. All the dishes were presented in an appetizing manner and tasted very good. In addition the service was reminiscent of a NYC fine eatery.

Thank tlbjnyc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited Jiko Restaurant for dinner in the Animal Kingdom Lodge. We had last visited approximately 6 years ago, but I remembered the wonderful short ribs. They were great back then. We started with a bread and dip appetizer, which included several kinds of...More

1  Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great starters, really delicious! Ask for veggie menu! Excellent quality! Good service! No faults here, Def recommend! Delicious!! xxx

1  Thank rockySouthWales
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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
Joan V
September 27, 2017|
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Response from April H | Reviewed this property |
You can take the park buses for free. Will take 15 minutes max including wait time if you barely miss the bus.
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
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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