Big changes are coming to the Walt Disney World Resort with the long-awaited return of the Disney Dining Plans. Here at DisneyDining.com, we’re ready to answer all your questions about the return of the Dining Plans. Today we’re looking at the best Quick Service Dining Plan restaurants in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
The Disney Dining Plans are set to return on January 9, 2024. Guests who have a stay planned for this date or later can add the Disney Dining Plan to a new or existing reservation.
Quick Service Dining Plan
Disney has not released all of the Dining Plan details yet, but they have released which restaurants will accept the Dining Plans. Currently, seven restaurants in Disney’s Animal Kingdom will accept the Quick Service Dining Plan. This is the current list of restaurants:
- Creature Comforts
- Flame Tree Barbecue
- Harambe Market
- Satu-li Canteen
- Yak & Yeti Local Food Cafes
The Quick Service Dining Plan will offer Guests two Quick Service meal credits and one snack/nonalcoholic beverage daily. Each of these restaurants listed above will accept either Quick Service meal credits, snack credits, or both.
Best Animal Kingdom Restaurants
When looking at the best Quick Service Dining Plan restaurants in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, we’ve split them into two categories: meals and snacks.
Our Favorite Meals
For some of the best meals offered within Animal Kingdom, we recommend Flame Tree Barbecue, Satu-li Canteen, and Restaurantosaurus. Flame Tree Barbecue in Discovery Island is a fan favorite, offering delicious barbecue entrees, macaroni and cheese, and salads. Satu’li Canteen in Pandora offers unique menu options like the famous cheeseburger bao buns and protein bowls. Restaurantosaurus in DinoLand U.S.A. has a fun dining atmosphere for all ages and classic menu items, including burgers and french fries.
Our Favorite Snacks
Regarding snacks in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, some of our favorites can be found at Yak & Yeti Local Food Cafes and Harambe Market. Yak & Yeti Local Food Cafes in Asia offer great snack options, including Pork Egg Rolls and Chicken Fried Rice. Harambe Market in Africa offers the delicious Simba Cupcake as a fun dessert snack!