Episode 22 - Disney Food Adventure: We Ate at Sanaa! / by Matt Merlino

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On this episode of the Love of the Mouse Podcast, Matt and Tori discuss their most recent Disney Food Adventure: A visit to Sanaa at the Animal Kingdom Lodge to break down all that you need to know when planning your next Disney Dining Reservation.

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The Atmosphere

Sanaa is located at the Kidani Village of the Animal Kingdom Lodge. The restaurant resides on the bottom floor, below the resort lobby, and overlooks a field littered with animals that call the African Savannah home.

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The Drinks

Like many Disney restaurants, Sanaa has a unique drink menu, both alcoholic & non-alcoholic, but we decided to strictly partake in the adult beverages for this occasion.

Tori got a Margarita & Matt ordered beer. Fortunately Tori held off from diving into the drink before taking a photo!

Tori got a Margarita & Matt ordered beer. Fortunately Tori held off from diving into the drink before taking a photo!

Safari Amber Draft  ($9.00)

Safari Amber Draft ($9.00)

Malawi Mango Margarita:  A frozen blend of Tequila, Van der Hum Tangerine Liqueur, Mango Purée, and Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice ($12.00)

Malawi Mango Margarita:
A frozen blend of Tequila, Van der Hum Tangerine Liqueur, Mango Purée, and Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice ($12.00)

The Food

Sanaa offers a wide variety of Indian-Inspired African cuisine, something that neither of us had experience with prior to visiting the restaurant. We always enjoy venturing out of our comfort zones when it comes to dining in Disney.

Indian-style Bread Service  Choice of Five Breads and with all Nine Accompaniments - Traditional Naan, Garlic-Ginger Naan, Spiced Naan, Onion Kulcha, or Paneer Paratha. Accompaniments - Cucumber Raita, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Mango Chutney, Tomato-Date Jam, Tamarind Chutney, Coriander Chutney, Garlic Pickle, Red Chile Sambal, or Spicy Jalapeño-Lime Pickle ($17.00)

Indian-style Bread Service
Choice of Five Breads and with all Nine Accompaniments - Traditional Naan, Garlic-Ginger Naan, Spiced Naan, Onion Kulcha, or Paneer Paratha. Accompaniments - Cucumber Raita, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Mango Chutney, Tomato-Date Jam, Tamarind Chutney, Coriander Chutney, Garlic Pickle, Red Chile Sambal, or Spicy Jalapeño-Lime Pickle ($17.00)

Sanaa Burger  Spiced Mustard and Peppadew-Goat Cheese served with Sanaa Chips and Pickle Spear ($18.00)

Sanaa Burger
Spiced Mustard and Peppadew-Goat Cheese served with Sanaa Chips and Pickle Spear ($18.00)

Mishkaki  Gingered Braai Beef Kabab with Kenyan Mukimo and Braised Greens ($22.00)

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Gingered Braai Beef Kabab with Kenyan Mukimo and Braised Greens ($22.00)

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