The Most Underrated Appetizer at Walt Disney World

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Walt Disney World is known for its world-class dining experiences. From casual bites to fine dining, there’s something for everyone throughout the Parks, Resorts, and Disney Springs.

Amongst Disney fans and foodies, there are many popular meals and snacks. You’ll find Instagram-worthy Mickey-shaped treats, meals prepared by Michelin Star Chefs, and handcrafted cocktails. Many have their favorites that they return to year after year.

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Some of the most unexpectedly delicious and unique dining experiences can be found throughout the Walt Disney World Resort hotels. All Disney Resorts offer a variety of dining experiences, from Quick Service snack stands to Table Service restaurants.

Dining at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge consists of two resorts, Jambo House and Kidani Village. Each side of the deluxe Walt Disney World Resort is home to unique dining and recreation. Kidani Village welcomes Disney Vacation Club Members into its villas.

The resort’s main lodge, Jambo House, is home to Boma, Cape Town Lounge and Wine Bar, Jiko – The Cooking Place, The Mara, and Uzima Pool Bar. Kidani Village offers distinct dining at the Maji Pool Bar, Sanaa, and Sanaa Lounge.

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While each restaurant provides excellent service and food, today, we’re focusing on Sanaa and Sanaa Lounge found at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village. This restaurant is located on the resort’s ground floor and is home to the most underrated appetizer in all of Walt Disney World.

Disney Lounge Dining

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Disney Lounges offer a unique dining experience that falls somewhere between Table Service and Quick Service. Lounges feature casual atmosphere and quality service, but many Lounges do not require dining reservations, similar to Quick Service.

Sanaa is a Table Service restaurant, requiring an advanced dining reservation, while the Sanaa Lounge does not require a reservation. Both restaurants offer a relaxed, upscale dining atmosphere with a delicious menu.

Sanaa Lounge serves handcrafted cocktails alongside a very abridged version of the Sanaa menu. Sanaa’s Table Service location offers a full menu, including the aforementioned specialty cocktails for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Related: The Difference Between Quick and Table Service Dining at Disney World

Indian-Style Bread Service at Sanaa

While both Sanaa locations are revered for their inspired African cuisine and wines, there’s one menu item you won’t want to miss. The Indian-style bread Service is available at both Sanaa locations, and it is the most underrated appetizer you’ll find at a Walt Disney World restaurant.


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This bread service costs $21.00 and is sure to enlighten your tastebuds. The appetizer includes five breads: Traditional Naan, Garlic-Ginger Naan, Spiced Naan, Onion Kulcha, or Paneer Paratha, and nine accompaniments. Moreover, the nine include Cucumber Raita, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Mango Chutney, Tomato-Date Jam, Tamarind Chutney, Coriander Chutney, Garlic Pickle, Red Chile Sambal, or Spicy Jalapeño-Lime Pickle.

If you make a dining reservation at Sanaa, enjoy this appetizer for lunch or dinner. Otherwise, you can stop by Sanaa Lounge anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. to try the thrilling dish. Additionally, you can also order Indian-style BreadIndian-style bread Service to-go from Sanaa if your visit is short.

Have you tried the Indian-Style Bread Service from Sanaa? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

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.