Walt Disney World ®'s Best Restaurants: With a vault of South African wines unmatched outside the country and an array of African natives in the form of zebra, kudu, gazelle and more roaming on the grounds of its home in the Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort, Jiko – The Cooking Place offers one of the most unique dining experiences on park property. Its menu melds African, Indian and Mediterranean cuisines and offers dishes to delight the ardent carnivore (braised short ribs, oak-grilled filet mignon) and options for the veg-heads, as well. Jiko's artisanal cheese selection makes for an excellent appetizer or dessert selection. This restaurant also offers South African wine tastings. Check the Disney site for details.
Local Expert A.D. Thompson Says:
Walt Disney World ®'s Best Restaurants: "Come early and give yourself time to go on "safari" at this beautiful property."
Best for Walt Disney World ®'s Best Restaurants Because: With its alluring scents and rich flavors, lovely setting and honest attempt to introduce Afrocentric cuisine to the Disney-going public, Jiko deserves accolades.
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