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Flame Tree Barbecue

#167 of 3,234 Restaurants in Orlando
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Disney's Animal Kingdom, Orlando, FL
407-939-3463
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Description: Make a meal of house-smoked barbecue chicken and rib meals or delicious...
Make a meal of house-smoked barbecue chicken and rib meals or delicious pork sandwiches. Dine in one of the tropical outdoor pavilions overlooking Discovery River. This location has quick-service menu items or products that, upon request. May accommodate Guests’ common food allergy or intolerance requirements.
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Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 49
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  • 18
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Barbeque at Disney

Every year we have to stop and have Barbeque at this Animal Kingdom restaurant. Portions are big and tasty. Main choices are 1/2 slab of ribs and chicken & ribs. All dinners are served with delicious baked beans and cole slaw. This year the cole slaw was replaced by a very tasty cornbread. This... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Chuck K
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Monticello, Indiana
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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Monticello, Indiana
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Every year we have to stop and have Barbeque at this Animal Kingdom restaurant. Portions are big and tasty. Main choices are 1/2 slab of ribs and chicken & ribs. All dinners are served with delicious baked beans and cole slaw. This year the cole slaw was replaced by a very tasty cornbread. This place does not disappoint.

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Ashland, Ohio
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107 reviews 107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Flame Tree is a must-stop for us every time we visit DAK. The portions are more than adequate and very tasty. Have tried almost everything on the menu and never been disappointed. It's not your typical American BBQ so expect something a little different -- very good but different. It's a great place to eat especially if you are on... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We were spending a day at DAK. It was early a little after 11.00am & were both feeling a little hungry. Normally I don't do Turkey sandwiches, but the ones both my-self & wife had were really nice to my surprise. We sat in a covered eating area near the lake with Everest in the back ground. I would definitely... More 

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North Bay, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I dont know what all the hype is about this place, I LOVE BBQ, based on the reviews I was soooooo excited to eat here, we all had ribs and they were NASTY!! there isn't much to choose from. The only thing that was decently good was the fruite salad and I mean you cant really mess that up...lol

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Thornton, Colorado
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We arrived at DAK in time for lunch and decided to try something new, the Flame Tree Barbecue quick-service restaurant. The food there is great! We all got pulled pork sandwiches with fresh coleslaw, baked beans, and a side of their signature barbecue sauce. There is covered seating right next to where you order and the colorful seating sections are... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We ate here the day we spent at Animal Kingdom. The ribs are the best...skip the chicken. The meal comes with a sweet corn bread, baked beans and 6-8 ribs. My husband is a big eater and this filled him up. Great tender smoky ribs. They have BBQ sauce but you dont need them they are good all by themselves.... More 

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Louisville, KY
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116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I had the slab of ribs and it was decent (I've had much better and I have had worse). It was served in a covered box with baked beans and cole slaw. I found a nearby bench to sit on and opened the box to discover no plastic ware, napkins etc. So, I went back to the window and asked.... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

huge portions. 2-3 people could eat from one meal very easily. There are a lot of birds in the eating area, I recommend buying your food and carrying your tray to dinoland and looking for a bench :)

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cckic00
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Unfortunately, Flame Tree Barbecue was closed for refurbishment when we were there but......there is a kiosk in the park that sales the same chicken and ribs that Flame Tree has. we picked up four meals...I got barbecue ribs and chicken with baked beans. The food is GREAT and there is a beautiful table sit down dining area right near the... More 

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The restaurant itself wasn't open during our visit, but the kiosk across from it had a few offerings from their menu. We had one barbecue chicken dinner and one rib dinner, and both were good, although the cornbread was a little spicy, we thought, for a park catering to kids. There are a couple of covered pavilions nearby where you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Disney's Animal Kingdom, Orlando, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: 407-939-3463

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

Description

Make a meal of house-smoked barbecue chicken and rib meals or delicious pork sandwiches. Dine in one of the tropical outdoor pavilions overlooking Discovery River. This location has quick-service menu items or products that, upon request. May accommodate Guests’ common food allergy or intolerance requirements.

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