It’s great to kickstart an adventure-filled day with a mouthwatering breakfast, and we know several spots and hidden gems at Disney World’s Animal Kingdom.
If you want quick service Animal Kingdom breakfast, go to Pongu Pongu, Yak and Yeti, or Creature Comforts, where you’ll find Starbucks Coffee.
Aside from that, there are plenty of dining Disney options to choose from, including table service restaurants.
Animal Kingdom is one of the four theme parks at Walt Disney World owned by Walt Disney Company. The other Disney parks there are Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and EPCOT.
Planning out your meals before going on your Disney World vacation is a great idea and this post will help you do that for your fun day in the Animal Kingdom park.
For more, read our list of some of the top-rated and most visited breakfast spots at Animal Kingdom.
Best Spots for Animal Kingdom Breakfast
Animal Kingdom has a lot of restaurants, food kiosks, and cafes that offer special breakfast menus and food items. There are a few quick service breakfast options that are great.
Here, you’ll find restaurants that serve Pan-Asian, American, and African dishes that will surely satisfy your taste buds. Some of the places you should visit are the following:
Creature Comforts serves Starbucks coffee, which is everyone’s go-to place for coffee. At Animal Kingdom, they also offer delicious breakfast options.
So, if you’re a huge Starbucks fan and want to start your day with a good breakfast, head over to Creature Comforts. It’s in the same building as Animal Kingdom’s First Aid Station.
The building is located at Discovery Island. Here, you’ll find your all-time favorite Starbucks drinks, breakfast wraps, sandwiches, and other Disney-exclusive treats.
That said, here are some of their most sought breakfast sandwiches:
- Sausage, Cheddar, and egg Sandwich
- Double-Smoked Bacon, Cheddar and Egg Sandwich
- Ham and Swiss Croissant
- Bacon, Gouda and Egg Sandwich
Since it’s Disney World’s 50th anniversary, you can order their 50th Anniversary Celebration Cupcake.
At the same time, you can buy the massive Mickey Colossal Cinnamon roll that’s currently one of their most popular pastries.
Furthermore, they also offer seasonal drinks that you’ll find at your local Starbucks.
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For a quick grab, visit Pongu Pongu, an Avatar-themed stand next to Windtraders at Pandora – The World of Avatar.
This food stand opens at 7:30 am and serves a breakfast menu where you can order unique food options.
Here’s a fun trivia:
Pongu Pongu directly translates to ‘Party Party’ in Na’vi. In fact, their menu features a range of unique flavors that party in your mouth.
One of their bestsellers is the Pongu lumpia. Unlike your typical spring roll, the Pongu lumpia is stuffed with pineapple and cream cheese filling—an unusual combination that tastes exceptionally good! How can you resist trying a pineapple cream cheese spring roll?!
Its crispy and non-oily shell completes the flavorful experience.
Apart from Pongu lumpia, you can also order cinnamon rolls, French toast sticks, biscuits, and a fruity beverage called Night Blossom—a colorful drink made with apples and pears and topped with Boba pearls.
For healthful and out-of-this-world dining, visit Satu’li Canteen that’s next to Pongu Pongu at Pandora – The World of Avatar.
It’s a Quonset-hut that features Na’vi art and architecture from the top-grossing film, Avatar. The canteen opens at 10 am and offers a variety of vegan and healthy food options.
Interestingly, the canteen also offers gluten-free and egg-free food choices like Slow-Roasted Sliced Grilled Beef Bowl and Chili-Spiced Crispy Fried Tofu Bowl.
Moreover, they have food options free from peanuts, soy, milk, shellfish, and other allergens.
At the same time, the canteen has a kid’s menu with wood-grilled and slow-roasted food bowls. All in all, that’s great food and a great cultural experience!
Yak and Yeti Local Foods Cafes
For breakfast, you might want to visit Yak and Yeti Local Foods Cafes, a quick-service café that opens at nine. You can find the café across from Royal Anandapur Tea Company in Asia.
This café has a breakfast menu that features breakfast bowls with scrambled eggs, bacon, cheddar cheese, sausages, and more. At the same time, they offer breakfast muffins, salads, and freshly brewed coffee.
To add, your kids may choose from their kiddie meal sets with pancakes or French toast.
Kusafiri Coffee Shop and Bakery
The Kusafiri Coffee Shop and Bakery opens at 8 am and offers a variety of flavorful breakfast muffins, pastries, fruits, and yogurt.
The café is located at Harambe downtown, across from Mombasa Marketplace in Africa. So, you might want to drop by before viewing some animals at Kilimanjaro Safaris.
If you want hot beverages, Kusafiri also offers delicious hot cocoa and freshly brewed coffee.
Isle of Java
Here’s another breakfast spot found at Discovery Island’s entrance—the Isle of Java is a quick-service kiosk that opens at 7:30 and has a delectable breakfast menu.
You may choose from biscuits, Danish, pretzels, and churros that are best paired with a cappuccino, latte, or freshly brewed coffee.
One of their bestsellers is the Tiger tail chocolate twist, a puff pastry filled with rich chocolate and drizzled with orange-flavored sauce.
Tusker House offers character dining that both kids and adults will surely enjoy! Upon entry to the lively Harambe Marketplace-themed restaurant, you’ll be welcomed by the host Donald Duck and some of his friends.
The restaurant opens at eight and is located in Africa. It offers American and African cuisine, and its breakfast buffet includes sweet and savory pastries, meats (bacon, sausages, and rotisserie ham), fruits, specialty beverages, and more.
Perhaps the cutest breakfast option of all is the waffles. They have Mickey waffles and even Simba and Nala waffles!
The character breakfast buffet rates start at $29 for children and $45 for adults. Please note that prices may vary.
Eight Spoon Café
Eight Spoon Café is famous for its tasty macaroni and cheese with pulled pork. The café is near the bridge to Asia, and across Adventurer’s Outpost at Discovery Island. It opens at 10:30.
Aside from their popular mac ‘n cheese, we suggest you try their Mickey pretzel with cheese, and jelly doughnut sandwich.
Flame Tree Barbecue
Who says you can’t eat something savory and meaty for breakfast? We know a good spot that every barbecue lover shouldn’t miss.
You can find Flame Tree Barbecue beside the Isle of Java at Discovery Island. Enjoy the refreshing view of the Discovery River while you dig into your saucy smokehouse meat served with coleslaw and baked beans.
The restaurant opens at 10:30 and offers fresh salads, plant-based smokehouse sandwiches, and allergen-free food options.
Rainforest Cafe in Animal Kingdom has a lot of great breakfast options including Tonga Toast, Wild Waffle, Breakfast Sliders, kids meals, smoothies, and more.
Harambe Fruit Market
This quick service dining option opens at 8am. It’s a great place to grab a few things to eat while on the go. They have muffins, Mickey pretzels, fresh fruit cups, and more.
Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World is a haven of world-class and unique flavors you shouldn’t miss on your visit. Some good spots for Animal Kingdom breakfast serving coffee and pastries include Starbucks at Creature Comforts, Kusafiri Coffee Shop, and Isle of Java.
For quick grabs, check out Pongu Pongu food stand, Eight Spoon, and Yak and Yeti Café. Pongu Pongu serves delicious pineapple and cream cheese spring rolls, while Eight Spoon is popular for their mac ‘n cheese.
On the other hand, you can order delicious breakfast bowls at Yak and Yeti. Meanwhile, the Satu’li canteen is recommended for those who like eating healthy, vegan food.
However, if you want allergen-free options in the park and saucy smokehouse dishes, visit Flametree Barbecue.
We hope you loved our recommendations. Have a delectable and fun-filled adventure!
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