Flame Tree Barbecue at Walt Disney World

Flame Tree Barbecue Exterior
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This adventurous restaurant in Disney’s Animal Kingdom is one of our favorite places to grab lunch or dinner in the Park. Flame Tree Barbecue serves delicious barbecue dishes and salads to satisfy any wild appetite.


flame tree barbecue patio seating

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Flame Tree Barbecue is located in Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Discovery Island. The restaurant can be found on the right-hand side of the Tree of Life, nearby Isle of Java and Discovery Trading Company. Close by, you’ll also find the popular attraction, It’s Tough To Be A Bug, located inside the Tree of Life.

Quick Service or Table Service?

Flame Tree Barbecue is a Quick Service dining location. That means Guests don’t need a reservation to dine at this restaurant. Due to the popularity of Flame Tree Barbecue, Mobile Order is available for this location. This allows Guests to order ahead using the My Disney Experience app. We highly recommend using Mobile Order as it saves you time and lets you skip the line at the restaurant.


flame tree barbecue view of expedition everest

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Flame Tree Barbecue offers a beautiful dining atmosphere for its Guests with breathtaking views of surrounding Animal Kingdom attractions like Expedition Everest. All of the seating at this restaurant is located outside, but the theming and landscaping of the seating area are immersive, truly allowing you to relax while you enjoy your meal. Ample seating is available, spread across various dining areas with different views of the Park.

Menu Options

chicken and ribs from flame tree barbecue

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Flame Tree Barbecue offers delicious entree choices like the Ribs, Chicken, and Pulled Pork Sampler, Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Pulled Pork, and the Smokehouse Chicken Salad. They also offer plant-based menu options like the Hot Link Smokehouse Sandwich. The restaurant’s kids’ menu includes a Baked Chicken Drumstick, the Pulled Pork Platter, and a PB&J Uncrustable. For dessert, Guests can try out the featured Flamingo Cupcake.

Guests can choose between a large selection of beverages, including assorted fountain sodas, Joffrey’s Coffee, tea, milk, juice, frozen raspberry or mango slushies, or the Bubbling Pink Lagoon, with kiwi-flavored strawberry lemonade and Sprite. Alcoholic beverages include the Bubbling Pink Lagoon with vodka, the Rotten Apple, or the Island Breeze with souvenir glow cubes.

The restaurant also offers allergy-friendly menus to accommodate Guests with gluten/wheat, egg, fish/shellfish, milk, peanut/tree nut, sesame, or soy allergies. Guests can find the complete menu on the My Disney Experience app.

Dining Tips

Beginning on January 9, 2024, Flame Tree Barbecue will accept both Disney Dining Plans. This means that Guests using the Dining Plans can redeem Quick Service meal credits and Snack credits at this restaurant.

About Megan Losey

As a Disney foodie, I love writing about Disney food and snacks. Some of my favorites are the Carrot Cake Cookie from Trolley Car Cafe, the Mickey Beignets from Port Orleans French Quarter, and the Apple Blossom from Port Orleans Riverside. When I'm visiting the parks, you can find me on Main Street taking in the good vibe of Magic Kingdom or relaxing with a drink at the Polynesian watching the fireworks from the beach. As a previous Cast Member, I will always have a special place in my heart for the Magic Kingdom, especially Main Street U.S.A.