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Jiko The Cooking Place

W. Osceola Pkwy.
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Kissimmee, FL, United States
TEL: (407) 939-3463

Jiko (“Jee-ko”) is Swahili for “the cooking place.” This African, Indian, and Mediterranean restaurant in Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom is decorated in earthtone colors and outfitted with a mix of blue-seated booths and padded chairs around wood tables. A wall mural resembles savannah grass, while a sculpture/light-fixture combination above look like a flock of abstract white birds against a deep-blue ceiling. A show kitchen makes it easy to watch the chefs in action. Seasonal menus include everything from grilled wild boar to flatbreads cooked in a brick oven, and Jiko has received awards for its wine list, which includes South African labels such as Warwick Three Cape Ladies. 

Insider Tip:

On Wednesdays, a South African wine tasting is held at Jiko from 3 to 4. Call ahead for reservations.


Open / Closes
  • Dinner
  • Dress Code
  • Notable Wine List

Cuisine Type:: Eclectic/Global


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