What is today known as Mr. Kamal's originally opened as "Mr. Kamal's Burger Grill" with the rest of Disney's Animal Kingdom on April 22, 1998 . True to its name, the quick service stand initially sold hamburgers. In 2001, Mr. Kamal's Burger Grill closed , before eventually reopening as simply Mr. Kamal's. Following the name change, the stand received a new menu focused on chicken nuggets . In early 2014, Mr. Kamal's received an all new vegetarian menu 
In 2016, Mr. Kamal's, along with the rest of Disney's Animal Kingdom's snack stands, was repainted and given a new earthy color pallet .