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Boma - Flavors of Africa

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2901 Osceola Pkwy, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge & Villas, Orlando, FL 32830-8410
+1 407-939-3463
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07:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 21:30
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København, Danmark
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

I am staying at the hotel with my family and we have had both dinner and breakfast. Price taking in to consideration the quality is really bad. It is lined up like a cantina at shool or work. I know it is how they handle all those people at once.... But then they cannot charge that amount of money.

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Thank MikkelTorsting
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014

Most people like to make dinner reservations here (which is also good!), but I suggest that you try out the breakfast buffet. Not only do they have a ton of selections, but it is all delicious! The french toast bread pudding is my favorite! Pecan maple syrup to go on top!

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1 Thank Amy R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

Good restaurant in the beautiful Animal Kingdom Lodge. They have a great breakfast buffet with my favorite, french toast bread pudding. They have carved meats plus all of the typical breakfast items and a few extras. The jungle juice is delicious, too! You can also walk outside the hotel and spot some animals!

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

We've been dining at Boma since 2011, and it is one of the restaurants my family requests every time we come to WDW. It is pricey, but what isn't at Disney? The variety of African foods is fantastic, and we always want to try new things. We are not big meat eaters and appreciate the large amount of vegetarian items... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

You may pay a bit for Boma ($38 for adults and $18 for kids) but you get a lot, even for Vegetarians. If you have any dietary restrictions you will be taken around by one of the chefs and he/she will point out what you can/cannot have. It is a nice way to chat and find out about the flavors/ingredients... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

The breakfast is to die for - they have pancakes, M&M pancakes, french toast, every kind of pastry known to man, scrambled eggs, eggs to order, omelettes, carved ham, corn beef, hash, bacon, sausage, goat cheese eggs, nutella, yogurts, cured meats and cheeses, asparagus, stewed tomatoes, oatmeal, quinoa, bread pudding with caramel pecan sauce, fruit, cereal - I mean everything!... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

The good - Breakfast is good - but how can you mess up breakfast? The bad - Dinner was basically drab The scoop - Beautiful restaurant. The food is presented well. There are a variety of condiments (sauces) at the meat station and these help bring out the flavors in the meats. The vegetables are flavorless. But this is an... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

This is a buffet of African/American food. We loved everything we tried. The pap is like grits, the scrambled eggs were made with goat cheese and chives. Yum! French Bread pudding with caramel sauce and walnuts was to die for. Great service.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

I like Boma. The room is charming and the food is always good. I have to take their word that it is authentic African cuisine. I had a 10 am reservation for breakfast, and was seated at about 10:30 The crowd subsided and the meal was leisurely My waitress was very pleasant and attentive. The food was very good and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

This was one of the best buffets I've ever been to. It is somewhat expensive though. Even though it has an African theme, there were plenty of items to even satisfy my younger girls. They now request this restaurant every time we visit Orlando. I'm glad one of my coworkers told me about it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Cuisine
American, African, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2901 Osceola Pkwy, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge & Villas, Orlando, FL 32830-8410
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-939-3463
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World
Description
Boma – Flavors of Africa – is a family-friendly buffet-style restaurant serving breakfast and dinner in Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. Designed to resemble an African marketplace, the exotic restaurant serves dishes inspired by the varied flavors and seasonal dishes of over 50 African countries, from the coast of the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean.Watch as Boma's chefs prepare dishes in an open kitchen with a wood-fire rotisserie grill. Morning offerings may include fresh fruit, African pastries, omelets, pancakes, french toast, bacon, sausage, carved ham, breakfast potatoes, cereal, oatmeal, scrambled eggs and corn beef bobotie—a type of quiche.The dinner buffet offers favorites prepared with African flair, which may include signature vegetarian selections, traditional dishes, fire-grilled meats, seafood, soups, salads, and desserts.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?