Disney Animal Kingdom to Open New Restaurant Tiffins in May

Last Updated on: October 15th, 2023

Update 5/22/16:

As Tiffins gears up to open next weekend, reservations are now open and the Disney Parks Blog is giving us a look at some of the artwork diners can enjoy inside the restaurant.

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Original Post: 4/21/16

Disney has announced the official open date of the highly anticipated Tiffins restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The new table-service restaurant, located in Discovery Island, will be open for lunch and dinner beginning on Memorial Day weekend.

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According to Disney some of the exotic dishes at Tiffins will include “Berbere-Spiced Lamb Chop with Mustard Greens, Lentil Stew and Mint Chutney (Africa); Berkshire Pork Tenderloin with Huitlacoche Tamale, Hominy Succotash and Red Mole Sauce (South America), and Miso-glazed Black Cod with Forbidden Rice in Steamed Bok Choy with Turmeric Sauce (Asia).”

Memorial Day weekend will also make the opening of Nomad Lounge, a waterfront lounge adjacent to Tiffins in Discovery Island.

Reservations for Tiffins begin on May 20th. No doubt it will be a popular venue for quite some time.

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