• On Feb 28, 2017
    Tracie from SC Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    My family of three including my 6 old son have reservations for Tusker House at Animal Kingdom. My son is a very picky eater who a vegetarian, so after reading the menu, he does not want to eat anything. Can he just come in with the two paying adults?

    Hi, Tracie!

    I am glad you checked out the menu at Tusker House ahead of time so there are no surprises when you get there. I remember when my kids were little and always having to find chicken fingers - about the only food they ate until age 10!

    Unfortunately, at any buffet or all-you-care-to-enjoy location, each guest must pay for their meal. Now since your son is only 6, he will only pay the child cost (about $25 for dinner) which is a bit cheaper than the adult cost. I just took a glance at the menu, and there is mac and cheese, salads, potatoes, rice, fish of the day, pb&j sandwiches, fruit salad, breads, hummus, and more. I do not know if any of that would be of interest to him!

    This really is a charming restaurant, and I like it because it is a bit different and has a more exotic feel than your average buffet location. However, if your little guy just isn't into it, perhaps you should forego Tusker House this trip in lieu of a restaurant more to his taste.

    Whatever you decide, enjoy a wonderful day at Disney's Animal Kingdom!

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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

Hi, I'm Cathy from Cleveland. I love to travel, especially in the winter to escape the snow and cold of Ohio! My husband and 2 kids share my enthusiasm for travel, so we enjoy our adventures together whether it is hiking at a National Park, sailing on a Disney Cruise Ship, or going to Walt Disney World which is our home away from home. My husband proposed to me in front of Cinderella Castle and we have not stopped visiting ever since! It's a blast helping guests here at planDisney! 
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