Flame Tree Barbecue is where guests with a beastly hunger can dine in a lush outdoor paradise overlooking Discovery River.
Flame Tree Barbecue is a popular counter service spot in Disney’s Animal Kingdom featuring barbecue classics (along with a few twists)!
Located near the Discovery Island bridge to DinoLand, it boasts some absolutely gorgeous views. All seating is outdoors, but colorful pavilions provide shade and cover from the sun or inclement weather.
Service: Counter Service
Type of Food: American, Barbecue
Location: Animal Kingdom, Discovery Island
Disney Dining Plan: Yes, Counter Service Credit & Snack items
Tables in Wonderland: Yes
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- Ducks and other birds are known to visit the outdoor seating area and can be very “friendly” in an attempt to acquire some of your meal; as with all dining locations in the Animal Kingdom park, guests are strongly encouraged not to feed the animals.
- Napkins and flatware are available in several of the seating areas, not at the front counter.
- Animal Kingdom does not allow straws or lids to be used at counter service locations. If tippy trays are an issue for you, you may be better off buying your beverage in a bottle from a cart elsewhere in the park.
- There are several different seating areas for this location. The most visible are those directly to the left of the counter. However, if you follow the path toward the water, you’ll find seating with better views.
- Be sure to check out the theming. Yes, those are depictions of animals eating other animals that you see throughout the seating area! It’s the Circle of Life theme…
- Flame Tree Barbecue accepts Mobile Order.
Famous Dishes: Smoked 1/2 Chicken, St. Louis Ribs, Pork Sandwich, Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Pulled Pork
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