Dining at Jiko – The Cooking Place

This blend of traditional African, Indian, and Mediterranean cuisine will transport you to the heart of Africa. Jiko’s seasonal menu with bold flavors and spices make for the perfect signature dining experience.

Menus

Appetizers

Jiko Salad

EPCOT Land Pavilion Greens, Seasonal Pears, Lemon Vinaigrette, Sweet-and-Spicy Pumpkin Seeds
$16.00

North African-spiced Scallops

Herb Chermoula, Curried Feta Crumbles
$18.00

Grilled Wild Boar Tenderloin

Creamy Pap, Chakalaka Tomatoes, Herb-smoked Oil, Micro Cilantro
$19.00

Mushroom Flatbread

Trio of Mushrooms, Duxelle, Maize-crusted Pickled Mushrooms, Curried Ricotta, Midnight Moon Goat Cheese. Add choice of Braised Beef or Sumac Shrimp 6
$14.00

Tour of Africa

Duck Biltong, Boerewores Sausage, Honeyed Goat Cheese, Pimento Spread, House-made Hummus, Spiced Olives, Egyptian Fatir Bread, and Seasonal Garnishes
$19.00

Curried Cauliflower Bisque

Curry-roasted Cauliflower Cream, Charred Baby Cauliflower, Citrus-Tomato Jam, Candied Pumpkin Seed, Lemon-Rosemary Shortbread Crumble
$14.00

Tibs in Brik

Ethiopian-style Mushroom, Spinach, Cheese in Crispy Filo, Apples, Curry Vinaigrette
$12.00

Entrées

Moroccan Lamb Shank

Sweet-and-Savory Lamb, Parsnip Silk, Root Spinach, Medjool Date, Pomegranate Glaze
$46.00

Oak-grilled Filet Mignon

Four-Cheese Macaroni and Cheese, Marinated Tomatoes, Mushrooms, South African Wine Glace
$52.00

Peri Peri Chicken

Warm Potato and Spinach Salad, Cucumbers, Pickled Peppers, Grilled Onion Cream
$35.00

Sustainable Vulcan-spiced Fish

Black Grouper, Succotash, Green Papaya, Radish, Tomato-Butter Sauce
$46.00

Bone-In Grilled Rib-Eye

Hibiscus Glaze, Roasted Carrots, Toasted Couscous Salad
$57.00

West African Koki Corn

Mushrooms, Avocado-Poblano-Tomatillo Purée, Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
$30.00

Cape Malay Seafood Curry

Lobster, Shrimp, Squid, Mussels, Saffron Rice
$47.00

Botswana-style Beef Short Rib

Hominy, Sea Peas, Butternut Squash, Mushrooms
$48.00

Allergy-Friendly Offerings

Allergy-Friendly menus available upon request

Desserts

African Drum 'Beets'

Coconut-Strawberry-Beet Mousse, Chocolate Cake, Candied Beets, Balsamic Strawberries
$13.00

Melktert

African Milk Custard Tart seasoned with Cinnamon and Cardamom accompanied by Honey and Vanilla-infused Cantaloupe
$11.00

Braai Brownie

Valrhona Nyangbo Dark Chocolate Brownie with Braai Spice, Valrhona Tanariva Milk Chocolate Chantilly, Kenyan Coffee Streusel, Vanilla Marshmallow, Raspberries
$11.00

Malva Pudding

Melktart Ice Cream, Kataifi, Kanu Tuile, Cabernet Gelée
$13.00

Angel Food Cake, No Sugar Added

White Chocolate Panna Cotta, Seasonal Fruit Compote, and Citrus Gel
$11.00

Kids' Appetizers (à la carte)

Seasonal Fruit

$5.00

Seasonal Garden Salad

$5.00

Seasonal Vegetables and Dip

$4.00
Kids' menu items for children ages 9 and younger.
Look for the Disney Check icon on printed menus to find options that meet Disney's nutrition guidelines.

Kids' Create-Your-Own Entrées (choose one)

Market-fresh Fish

Served with choice of two (2) Selections and choice of Small Lowfat Milk, Small Dasani® Water, or Small Minute Maid® Apple Juice
$17.00

Grilled Chicken Breast

Served with choice of two (2) Selections and choice of Small Lowfat Milk, Small Dasani® Water, or Small Minute Maid® Apple Juice
$14.00

Shrimp with Kushari

Served with choice of two (2) Selections and choice of Small Lowfat Milk, Small Dasani® Water, or Small Minute Maid® Apple Juice
$16.00

Grilled Steak

Served with choice of two (2) Selections and choice of Small Lowfat Milk, Small Dasani® Water, or Small Minute Maid® Apple Juice
$13.00

Macaroni & Cheese

Served with choice of two (2) Selections and choice of Small Lowfat Milk, Small Dasani® Water, or Small Minute Maid® Apple Juice
$9.00

Cheese Pizza with Tomato Sauce

Served with choice of two (2) Selections and choice of Small Lowfat Milk, Small Dasani® Water, or Small Minute Maid® Apple Juice
$9.00
Kids' menu items for children ages 9 and younger.
Look for the Disney Check icon on printed menus to find options that meet Disney's nutrition guidelines.

Kids' Create-Your-Own Selections (choose two)

Seasonal Vegetables

Ancient Grains

Macaroni & Cheese

Seasonal Fruit

Not-So-Hidden Mickey Fruit and Yogurt

African Shield

Vanilla Ice Cream

Pumbaa's Dessert Grub

Kids' menu items for children ages 9 and younger.
Look for the Disney Check icon on printed menus to find options that meet Disney's nutrition guidelines.

Kid's Specialty Drink

Specialty Character Drink

Minute Maid® Light Lemonade served in a souvenir Character Cup with a glowing Character Clip-on Light
$8.00
Kids' menu items for children ages 9 and younger.
Look for the Disney Check icon on printed menus to find options that meet Disney's nutrition guidelines.
Disney Quick Service Dining Plan

  • Dinner – n/a

Disney Dining Plan

  • Dinner – (2) entitlements per person

Disney Deluxe Dining Plan

  • Dinner – (2) entitlements per person
This Signature Dining experience requires Guests to adhere to a dress code. Men may wear khakis, slacks, jeans or dress shorts and collared shirts. Sport coats are optional. Women may wear Capri pants, skirts, dresses, jeans or dress shorts. Tank tops, swimsuits, swimsuit cover-ups, hats for gentlemen, cut-offs, torn clothing and shirts with offensive language or graphics are not permitted in the dining room.
Advanced Dining Reservations (ADRs) are strongly recommended and can be made up to 180 days prior to your visit. Menu items and pricing are subject to change.

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

  • 2901 Osceola Parkway
    Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830

Dinner

  • 5:30p – 10:00p
  • This Signature Dining experience requires Guests to adhere to a dress code. Please see Dress Code Information on the left for more details.
* Restaurant hours subject to change