Dawa Bar | Disney World

Last Updated on: June 1st, 2023

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Dawa Bar restaurant at Walt Disney World’s Disney’s Animal Kingdom including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Dawa Bar is a charming and popular watering hole located in the Africa section of Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

The name “Dawa” is Swahili for “medicine” or “magic potion,” reflecting the exotic and adventurous atmosphere of the African village-inspired setting.

Dawa Bar offers a respite for guests seeking refreshing beverages and a relaxing break during their exploration of the park. The bar is designed with a rustic and earthy ambiance, featuring thatched roofs and African-inspired decor, immersing guests in the spirit of the African savannah.

The menu at Dawa Bar showcases a variety of specialty cocktails, beers, wines, and non-alcoholic beverages, all expertly crafted to offer a taste of Africa. Guests can savor unique concoctions like the “African Margarita,” “Lost on Safari,” and the “Sugar Cane Mojito,” among other delightful choices.

In addition to the diverse beverage offerings, Dawa Bar also features a selection of light snacks and appetizers, perfect for enjoying with your drinks and keeping your energy up during your park adventures.

Dawa Bar’s central location makes it a convenient meeting point for friends and family, and its outdoor seating area provides a pleasant spot to people-watch and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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