Disney’s Animal Kingdom Tasting Sampler returns for winter 2019

The Tasting Sampler is returning to Disney’s Animal Kingdom this winter to offer guests a delicious way to sample through the park’s kiosks, carts, and, after 4 p.m., quick-service restaurants.

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The sampler will go on sale tomorrow, Oct. 8, and costs $50. It includes two digital value cards:  one $50 card that can be used at over 40 outdoor food and beverage locations throughout the park (and doesn’t expire!), along with a bonus $10 card that can be used at the following quick-service restaurants after 4 p.m. from Dec. 22, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020:

  • Restaurantosaurus
  • Pizzafari and Pizzafari Family-Style Dining
  • Flame Tree Barbecue
  • Satu’li Canteen

As an extra perk with every $50 card purchased, guests will receive two (2) reserved seats for the second performance of Rivers of Light: We Are One. These seats must be redeemed between Dec. 22, 2019 and Jan. 4, 2020.

Here’s a look at the new and returning dishes that you won’t want to miss:

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Kusafiri Bakery (Africa)

  • Curry Trio with Shrimp, Chicken, and Vegetable Curries
  • Coffee
  • Pastries

Caravan Road (Asia)

  • Ginger Slaw Dog
  • Char Siu Pork with Sticky Rice

Mr. Kamal’s (Asia)

  • Fried Chicken Dumplings
  • Kamal’s Fries with Dipping Sauces

Trilo-Bites (DinoLand U.S.A.)

  • Buffalo Chicken Chips
  • Peppermint Cookies and Cream Sundae
  • Bugs ‘n Grubs Cone
animal kingdom tasting sampler

Dino-Bite Snacks (DinoLand U.S.A.)

  • Scrooge McDuck’s Billionaire Bacon Caramel Sundae
  • Peppermint Ice Cream Sandwich

Terra Treats (Discovery Island)

  • Tomato and Cheese Pizza
  • Seasonal Specialty Pizza

Smiling Crocodile (Discovery Island)

  • Pulled Pork Jelly Donut Slider
  • Pulled Pork Street Taco
  • Tamale with Tomatillo Sauce, Red Chile Sauce, and a Jalapeño Cream Sauce

Additional Participating Carts and Kiosks include:

animal kingdom tasting sampler


  • Mahindi (popcorn, glazed nuts, beer)
  • Tamu Tamu Refreshments (Simba Sunset, Simba Ice Cream Sandwich, Pineapple Dole Whip Cup, ice cream treats, beer)
  • Dawa Bar (specialty beverages, cocktails, beer)
  • Harambe Fruit Market (fruit, pretzels, grilled corn with African spices)


  • Warung Outpost (pretzels, chips, margaritas)
  • Drinkwallah (nuts, chips, frozen beverages)
  • Chakranadi (pretzels, nuts, beer, fountain beverages)
  • Anandapur Ice Cream Treats (Forbidden Mountain Cone, soft-serve ice cream treats, fountain beverages)
  • Thirsty River Bar & Trek Snacks (Pumpkin Spice Pretzel, popcorn, ice cream treats, pretzels, cocktails, beer)
  • Snack Cart near UP! A Great Bird Adventure (ice cream treats)

DinoLand U.S.A.

  • Dino Diner (chips and queso, chili cheese dog, corn chip pie, churros, beer)
  • Corn-ivores (popcorn, bottled beverages)

Discovery Island

  • Feeding Ground (popcorn, frozen lemonade, beer)
  • Eight Spoon Café (macaroni and cheese with pulled pork or shrimp, pretzels)
  • Isle of Java (coffee, pastries, chocolate donut holes)
  • Snack Cart near Tiffins Restaurant (all-beef hot dogs, ice cream treats)
animal kingdom tasting sampler

Pandora – The World of Avatar

  • Pongu Pongu (pretzels, pineapple lumpia, specialty beverages)
  • Beverage Cart near Pongu Pongu (chips, bottled beverages)


  • Ice Cream Carts (ice cream treats, bottled beverages)

The Disney’s Animal Kingdom Tasting Sampler can be purchased starting on Oct. 8, and will be available to purchase through Jan. 4, 2020 at 12 p.m. Eastern, and can be used at the park during regular operating hours.

When you purchase the sampler, you’ll get an email for each digital value card. Each email will include a barcode that can be added to your phone’s digital wallet and scanned at most food and beverage locations throughout the park.

To get a full list of participating locations and offerings, visit any food and beverage location at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. To purchase, click here.


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