Animal Kingdom’s Tusker House buffet is one of the best-kept secrets around when it comes to Disney dining and Character Meals. The food is amazing and interesting, and the characters are high-quality (Donald, Mickey and friends).
If you are looking for a character meal in a unique setting with terrific food, I highly recommend this restaurant.
Service: Table-Service, Buffet
Type of Food: American and African
Location: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Africa
Disney Dining Plan: Yes, one table-service credit
Tables in Wonderland: Yes
The buffet here changes daily, but along with the typical American fare of salads, chicken, pork loin, and mac and cheese, you’ll find African additions like couscous, tandoori tofu, basmati and jollaf rice, and entrees cooked with African spices.
At breakfast, you can choose between standards like Mickey waffles and oatmeal, and new-to-you items like Beef Bobotie Quiche and Mealie Pap.
- Character dining here used to be a breakfast-only option; however, characters (Donald Duck and other members of the Fab Five) are now at lunch and dinner as well.
- Book breakfast before the park opens to get in without waiting in lines with the crowds.
- Book lunch between 1pm and 1:45pm to receive automatic reserved seating at the mid-afternoon showing of Finding Nemo: The Musical!
Famous Dishes: Mealie Pap, Rotisserie Chicken and Mashed Potatoes, Mickey Waffles
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