Creature Comforts Starbucks Opens in Disney's Animal Kingdom

Starbucks has finally opened its doors at Disney's Animal Kingdom, giving the coffee giant a presence now in all four of the Walt Disney World Theme Parks and at Disney Springs. Now guests will be able to get their fix of premium coffee, lattes, and those scrumptious Frappuccinos no matter where they are during their Disney vacation.


Creature Comforts Starbucks  EntranceCreature Comforts Starbucks Entrance


Inside the octagonal building located between Discovery Island and Africa, Disney guests will now be able to grab breakfast and a morning brew at Creature Comforts. The decor uses a color palette of earthy hues, and cleverly placed coffee beans. Lighting elements mimic the popular warrior shield one can find in the dramatic chandeliers of Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. Two mirrored order queues take up the majority of the floorspace to keep the service moving. That's important at what is what is sure to be a bustling location, now that Pizzafari has stopped offering breakfast. As with several other Disney Starbucks locations, this one lacks a seating area of any sort, which is disappointing.


Two Order Queues Keep The Service MovingTwo Order Queues Keep The Service Moving


As small retail selection offers Disney Starbucks specialty drinkware. This includes the popular "You Are Here" mugs. The Disney's Animal Kingdom version features the iconic images of the Park's Tree of Life, Mt. Everest, and a Kilimanjaro Safari truck.


The Popular, Collectible, You Are Here MugsThe Popular, Collectible, You Are Here Mugs


Creature Comforts offers the standard Starbucks drink and bakery menu, regular Starbucks customers are familiar with, along with customizable beverage options. Also spotted are some exciting specialty items. Guests can grab gourmet treats to go like the Zebra Cupcake, Cotton Top Tammerin Cupcake, and the pretty Tree of Life Cupcake! Each of these delicious sweets is available on the Disney Dining plan for one snack credit.


Grab And Go Cupcakes For The WinGrab And Go Cupcakes For The Win


Thanks so much to our friends over at the Disney Food Blog for exclusive use of their images. For even more details on this latest Disney Starbucks location, be sure to check out their review and photo tour. I know this will be my new first stop when I hike in for my next Disney's Animal Kingdom adventure. Will it be yours?

Robin wrote on Fri, 06/19/2015 - 14:51:

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What is the straw & lid policy? We can not have plastic lids but only paper straws.

Kristen K. wrote on Mon, 06/22/2015 - 19:51:

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As far as I know the iced beverages all get the large domed open-hole plastic lids, with green paper straws.

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