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Tusker House

Tusker House is a very well-themed building, resembling what a similar building in a small African town might look like. The location was formerly a counter service operation, but now offers breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets featuring a mix of African-inspired dishes and more typical American fare.

General Information - Hide Section
  • Location: On the left as you enter Africa.
  • Date Opened: April 22, 1998
  • Seating: Indoor and outdoor tables
  • Service Type: Buffet
  • Children's Meals: Yes
  • Vegetarian Options: Yes
  • Annual Pass Discount: No
  • Reservations:
 
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Menu as of September 2012

Character Breakfast

"Awaken the Day" with your favorite Disney characters at Donald's Dining Safari Breakfast. Traditional breakfast fare with unique and flavorful dishes with an African influence.

Guests Ages 3-9 - $13.99
Guests Ages 10 and Over - $24.99

Character Lunch

Enjoy a taste of adventure with your favorite Disney characters at Donald's Dining Safari. A hearty buffet of meats, stews, creative vegetarian offerings, and delicious desserts all with an African touch.

Guests Ages 3-9 - $14.99
Guests Ages 10 and Over - $25.99

Dinner

A boundless feast of spit-roasted meats, stews, salads and vegetarian offerings with an African touch.

Guests Ages 3-9 - $14.99
Guests Ages 10 and Over - $28.99

Meals count as one table service entitlement for Disney Dining Plan guests.

If a menu is presented here it is for guidance purposes only. Menus can change without notice and at some restaurants daily. If you have specific dietary needs or questions it is best to contact the restaurant directly for information. If you'd like to notify us that a menu has changed, or you can provide the complete information, please let us know through our email form.

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The following are recent reviews for Tusker House from our Reader Review system. Click the Show All Reviews link to see every review for this location. To browse all reviews in the system, please see this page.


Average Reviewer Rating: 4.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 5
Number of Tusker House Reviews: 15
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3.0/5.03.0/5.03.0/5.03.0/5.03.0/5.0   oct 22,2009
Reviewer: suecoppola brooklyn, ny     January 11, 2010
This was our first time at Tusker House. We were shown to our table within 5 minutes of our ADR. Our server was lovely and attentive. The characters came around and we saw them all. The room is noisey. The food was just okay. There is no omlet bar although one of the cast members behind the food line was nice enough to have 2 eggs made for me. We love Boma and when comparing the food and the lovely room to Tusker House, Boma wins hands down. If you really need to see characters go to the Crystal Palace or Chef Mickey.
 
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4.0/5.04.0/5.04.0/5.04.0/5.04.0/5.0   May 12, 2007
Reviewer: tjrj Durango CO     May 29, 2007
Arrived a bit before 11:30 for lunch. Cashier was helpful with choices-and also telling us that the soda machine was broken-they only had lemonade and water to drink! I chose the bbq chicken salad; ds 20 had the salmon with saffron rice and ds 15 had the chicken sandwich with fries. ds 20 said his salmon was wonderful-he couldn't believe it was "fast food". ds 15 inhaled(that's the only word for it!) his sandwich but left the fries(unusual for him). My bbq chicken salad with a bit uninteresting-much preferred the chicken salad at Columbia House-with salad greens, grilled chicken and some parmesean cheese. Desserts were 1 cheesecake and a chocolate cake and a no sugar brownie. I took the brownie back to the room for breakfast the next day; boys enjoyed their desserts at lunch-pre-packaged but good nonetheless. Air conditioning was appreciate as were the CM"s both pointing out available tables as well as being readily available to clean up tables when guests were finished. Like the African theme and dark wood-as well as being able to hear the drums from outside. Lunch was approximately $13 for each of us. About standard for counterservice at WDW. It was crowded when we arrived-but VERY crowded when we left. Again-dine at off times or be prepared to wait.
 
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5.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.0   December 2005
Reviewer: Mtnthumper Minnesota     March 30, 2007
We dont really eat breakfast very often on our vacations but we stopped in here one morning because breakfast sounded good. It was the best decision! We sat out on the patio area and it was great, we felt like we were having breakfast in a little village. My husband and I had the Biscuts and Gravy and my son had a regular egg breakfast plate. Everything was very good, the fruit was so fresh! It was very clean and lots of friendly cast members available to help. The price (as w/all Disney dining) was a little high for "fast food" but was definatly worth the stop!
 
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History and Trivia - Hide Section
This location was originally a counter service restaurant when Animal Kingdom first opened.
Links of Interest - Hide Section

Offsite Links (we can not vouch for their accuracy or timeliness)

  • Official Page — The WaltDisneyWorld.com page.
  • Inspection Reports — Restaurant inspection reports from the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation.


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