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Boma - Flavors of Africa

#46 of 2,894 Restaurants in Orlando
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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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West Hollywood, California
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386 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
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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96 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
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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221 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
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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Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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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Salem OR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

We love the variety at this buffet restaurant. This was our second time to eat here. Were on a Disney Dining Plan for first visit, but paid cash this time. It is expensive, so be prepared for that. Food is really very good, so eat up & enjoy. And be sure to get a Zebra Dome as one of your... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

Boma's buffet is incredible and offers a huge variety of wonderful foods. Both the dinner and breakfast buffet offer many culturally accurate selections of all food groups and there is something for every age and palate. The Jambo juice is great, too! Our servers every time are efficient and helpful, too! With advanced planning to get a reservation, it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014 via mobile

I went for the breakfast buffet and it was all good. I don't eat a lot of food not do I eat meat so I was disappointed in the $22 price of the buffet. It's worth a trip tho. I'm sure the dinner is amazing

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Clermont, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

We've gone to Boma numerous times since opening and have always had a great experience, enjoyed the food, the service and thought it was a great value. Our one challenge in recent times was that the food seemed to be a little more homogenized, less authentic and more mainstream. This time we seemed to find flavors that were a little... More 

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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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