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Tucked into the Animal Kingdom Lodge’s Kidani Village, Sanaa, which means “Work of Art” in Swahili, is a beautiful restaurant serving a fusion of African and Indian cuisine made with authentic cooking methods like slow-roasting and tandoori oven cooking.

Although the food here is not your typical American fare, even picky eaters will find things they’ll enjoy on the menu. The best part: the view from the restaurant is of Animal Kingdom Lodge’s Sunset Savanna — enjoy the ever-changing scenery of some of the most beautiful African plains animals you’ve ever seen.

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Service: Table-Service

Type of Food: East African and Indian

Location: Animal Kingdom Lodge, Kidani Village

Disney Dining Plan: Yes, 1 Table Service Credit

Tables in Wonderland: Yes

Official Disney Lunch Menu
Official Disney Dinner Menu
Sanaa Lunch Menu
Sanaa Dinner Menu
Sanaa Children’s Menu
Sanaa Desserts Menu

The menu is a fusion of African and Indian cooking, featuring slow-roasted items, sustainable fish, great vegetarian dishes, and tandoori meats.

Sanaa Review
Sanaa Restaurant Guest Review
Disney Food Blog Review: Sanaa at Disney World’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Disney Food Blog Review: Sanaa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Important Info:

  • Dine here for lunch. You can’t see the animals after dark. Request a window table for an even closer view of the beautiful animals outside.
  • The restaurant is located in Kidani Village, which is about a quarter of a mile away from Animal Kingdom Lodge’s main building, Jambo House. To get there, either park at Jambo House and walk to Kidani Village via the pathway, or park right at Kidani Village. Ask at the guardhouse for directions.

Famous Dishes: Indian-style bread service, Vegetarian sampler (Paneer Cheese and Spinach, Stewed Lentils, Spicy Cauliflower, Onions, Tomatoes, and Mint), Tandoori meats, slow-cooked short ribs.

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