Trails End Restaurant
  • On May 16, 2022
    Danielle from MD Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Good morning! I was wondering if the buffets are back open? or if meals are still "family style"? Thank you !

    Hi Danielle!

    I love the buffet-style all-you-care-to-eat dining options at Walt Disney World! I have a family full of picky eaters and buffet dining allows everyone to get what they want. While there have been modifications to dining experiences to ensure the health and safety of all Guests and Cast Members, I am happy to say that several buffet-style dining options have reopened! 

    Boma - Flavors of Africa is one of my favorite Disney Dining locations and they are back to offering a full buffet filled with African delicacies. You can find roasted beef tenderloin, potatoes, Durban chicken, Senegalese salmon, and Tunisian couscous. 

    Biergarten in the Germany pavilion at EPCOT is also reopened. My family ate here for Thanksgiving one year and we loved the variety of potatoes, meats, and sweets. 

    Breakfast and dinner buffets at Cape May Cafe have also returned. Their dinner buffet is one of my favorites because of the variety of seafood. My all-time favorite Walt Disney World restaurant, Crystal Palace, has also brought back buffet dining.

    However, not all of the buffets have returned. Tusker House, which used to offer a buffet, is now offering an all-you-care-to-enjoy family-style option.

    When you go to book your advanced dining reservation, you will see an option to filter by "buffet" to find the restaurants that offer buffet dining. You can also choose to filter by "family style" if this is your preferred dining option.

    I hope you have a magical vacation!
    Magically,
    Stacy
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Meet the Panelist: Stacy, South Carolina

My name is Stacy and I'm a native Carolinian, single mom to two amazing teens, and a Walt Disney World fanatic! My kids and I are Disney Annual Passholders and whether we are celebrating a birthday, running a runDisney race, or simply having a craving for a Mickey pretzel, we visit the most magical place on earth as much as possible! I am ecstatic to share the tips and tricks I have learned over the yEARS as part of the planDisney panel!
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