Jiko - The Cooking Place
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Jiko - The Cooking Place

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Disney's Animal Kingdom Resort Area, 2901 Osceola Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32830 | (407) 938-4733, United States
Jiko The Cooking Place Restaurant in Orlando
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Price range
$$$
Cuisine
Eclectic, Moroccan or North African, Indian or South Asian, American
Features
Great design, Great views

'The Cooking Place' is simply an English translation of the Swahili 'Jiko,' and the restaurant blends in seamlessly to its Animal Kingdom surroundings. The decor and menu themes delve into imagery and tastes from around the world, with Savannah grasslands on the wall murals and abstract flocks of birds lighting the bluest of ceilings. The food is earthy, with international dishes such as the meaty Bobotie Roll or the safari-inspired Braai Broodjie. Boar and buffalo meat are staples, with Indian seafood and African veggie dishes adding to a memorably dramatic culinary adventure.

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