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Kidani Village, Animal Kingdom Resort, Orlando, FL
(407) WDW-DINE
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Ranked #49 of 3,166 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $36
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: African
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Sanaa serves African cuisine with Indian flavors for lunch and dinner at Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas — Kidani Village in Walt Disney World Resort.Sanaa means ""artwork"" in Swahili, and as its name suggests, Sanaa offers its Guests beautifully prepared food, served in an artistic atmosphere with a stunning view of the savanna.Before dinner, relax in the comfortable lounge beside the spacious dining room. Once you're seated, choose from an array of delectable, African-inspired dishes.
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Mumbai
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

I had read reviews about this place having good indian food. At the end of our two week long stay, had made this reservation a surprise for my hubby on his birthday. We were pleasantly surprised that the food was truly indian with spices. We were on a deluxe dining plan and this was the only restaurant in Disney that... More 

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Tampa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

We had lunch here during a busy time and were unable to sit next to the windows. If you can secure one of these tables, the view is amazing. You can still see animals from any table but I'm sure it's better to sit nearby. Service was fairly quick for drinks and food. I recommend Tusker beer. The sangria, both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Wow, to this day I still dream about going back to Sanaa. Even if your not staying at Animal Kingdom, it's worth the trip. The African / Indian flavors were by far the best I've ever had. We will be dining again in March 2015! Very family friendly and they staff was so helpful in helping to make dining choices.... More 

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Lantana, TX
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We recently dined at Sanaa and I have to say this was a GREAT meal! We had a 7pm reservation and knew we would not see animals out the dining windows. We were not there for the animals, the meal was our goal and it did not disappoint! We were seated early for our reservation and our waitress was very... More 

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dallas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I think I am a little biased with this one. The atmosphere, the intricately carved woodwork, the peacefulness, and the view of the animals may have gotten to me a little bit. The food is very good... we enjoyed sampling all of the sauces with the naan bread. I loved the lamb sliders and the samosas and the chickpea cake.... More 

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Reading
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Nice location, good atmosphere. If you're expecting a curry in the context of what you'd find in the UK then you may be a bit disappointed. In simple terms, this is Indian style cooking geared towards the American palate. The Lamb Shank is very good, the Slow Cooked curry options are fine. The tandoori chicken and shrimp are more like... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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40 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The atmosphere and visual candy here is fantastic!!!! We are not much on curry and my wife is not much on spicy foods so if you are same don't come here. We had the Appetizer for 2 - Potato and Pea Samosas- Lamb Kefta Sliders- and Chana Tikki We found it very tasty and enjoyable. For dinner we had the... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I am a Disney Vacation Club member and have visited this restaurant on a number of occasions. While the atmosphere, especially during the daylight, is nothing short of amazing, this trip to Sanaa was a profound disappointment on several levels. Our server, Cherise, was delightful. I ordered the sustainable fish of the day, Red Snapper, and not once but twice... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We just loved this resturant. It was at night when we arrived but, we were able to go outside and look at the animals with the night vision goggles. We saw a baby giraffe and several other animals. They called our table too soon. We had the dips and breads for our appetizer and they were amazing! Everything we had... More 

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Boston, MA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This meal was the biggest disappointment of our entire trip to Disney. We chose this location to eat "with the animals" only to discover that most of the animals are put away at night. Not that it would matter since they stuck us at the back of the restaurant where the only view was the bar and a wall. The... More 

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Additional Information about Sanaa

Address: Kidani Village, Animal Kingdom Resort, Orlando, FL
Phone Number: (407) WDW-DINE
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 36
Cuisine: African

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