Yak and Yeti

Yak and Yeti

Yak and Yeti is the name of both a counterservice and a sit down restaurant in Animal Kingdom’s Asia section.  Rivaling the restaurants in Epcot’s China and Japan pavilions, Yak and Yeti is considered to be the best Asian food on Disney property!  Inspired by Nepal, the Yak and Yeti restaurant makes a nice addition to the Expedition Everest area of the park, located right near the famed mountain coaster.  This restaurant does seem to book up quick for dinner so make your reservations early! With the location being at the base of Expedition Everest, Disney does its magic of transporting you from reality, and to Asia.  The artifacts, menu selections, and atmosphere scream “Nepal”, and you won’t be disappointed if you choose to eat here.

Yak and Yeti is part of the Disney Dining Plan, and will cost you one table service credit per member of your party.  Try to make your reservations as soon as you can around your 180 day mark.  Many returning guests make it a priority to eat at Yak and Yeti, and it’s well worth it.  Although this is a table service restaurant, there are NO characters present at either meal.  Yak and Yeti is open for lunch and dinner hours.  Lettuce cups, Ahi Tuna Salad, various lo mein choices, and several chicken dishes grace the menu here.  You can find the full menu of Yak and Yeti HERE.  

For just a small taste of Nepal, you can go to the walk up counter service that is adjacent to the main restaurant.  Serving a small sampling of the food to be found in the main restaurant there is seating outside and the Café also participates in the Disney Dining Plan.  Both Yak and Yeti locations are open for lunch and dinner.

Overall, we give Yak and Yeti an “A”.

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4 thoughts on “Yak and Yeti

  1. I go to Yak and Yeti at least once each trip (sometimes more.) While they don’t accept Tables in Wonderland, they do give AP discounts and DVC discounts. They also participate in the Dining plan. You get a lot of food and I’ve been known to share (especially if I want dessert…the mango pie and the sorbet sampler are both stellar choices.) Give yourself time to wander around the restaurant and look at all of the artifacts. It’s impressive. They also have a bar indide where you can get out of the heat to eat/drink. The counter serve place next door (food comes out of the same kitchen) is also good. It’s sometimes hard to get a table in the shade, so I usually go on Kali River Rapids before lunch. The warm sun feels wonderful as it dries you off. When trying to budget money, I generally get the “side order” of chicken fried rice. It’s inexpensive (under $4 last time I checked) and plenty for lunch. I’ve never tried the egg rolls, but my sister had them st the table serve Yak and Yeti and proclaimed them to be the best she’s ever had. I’m partial to the panko crusted mahi-mahi and the tamerind grilled chicken.

  2. WeI ate at the Yak & Yeti on our last trip in 2008. We were looking to take a lunch break to let the kids chill and just happened to stop near the quick service line — we were so pleasantly surprised as the food was wonderful and the portions size was generous. We were able to get something for the kids palate too as they can be picky eaters — definately plan on eating there again on our next visit down

  3. We have had Y&Y counter service a few times over the years and had always loved it. Last August we finally managed to book a table service. Our waiter was very helpful and service was fast. The food was amazing and it was included in our dinning plan although the prices weren’t that bad anyway. Our son is a picky eatter but the waiter helped us select something he would eat which was wonderful. Would definately book table service here again

  4. Yak and Yeti was one of the best places we ate at in August. The food was authentic Asian food! There were 4 adults and each one of us had a different meal that was delicious!

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