The Mara Extends Hours in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

The Mara Restaurant at Disney's Animal Kingdom

A favorite restaurant, The Mara, has extended hours in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. The Mara was originally reopened on a temporary basis last year that has been extended into a permanent opening. 

When it originally reopened during the holidays last year, it offered to-go breakfast options. Now with its extended hours, The Mara will also be serving Dinner. The new open hours are now:

  • Breakfast: 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Dinner: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Extending the quick-service restaurants hours was happily received by members who have enjoyed having an additional dining option at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. The Mara can be found in the Jambo House of this Disney Vacation Club Resort.

Disney encourages guests to utilize mobile ordering on the My Disney Experience App. It is also worth noting that the Animal Kingdom Lodge is currently only open to Disney Vacation Club Members at this time.

The menu at this time will be limited. Guests can still look forward to quick and delicious items such as

  • Roasted half-chicken with roasted potatoes and sweet corn succotash 
  • Burgers
  • Sandwiches 
  • Flatbreads

Have you enjoyed the food in The Mara before? Are you excited that The Mara’s extended hours have brought back a dinner menu? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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Rachel fell deeply in love with all things Disney as a little girl. Now as a wife and a mother herself, she shares this Disney obsession with her son and everyone around her. From her love of princesses to eating all the Disney food, Rachel spends her time radiating Disney magic and keeping everyone up to date on Disney news.

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