Character Dining with Donald Duck
  • On Apr 30, 2023
    Lauren from NY Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi I have a question about WDW dining. Are Chef Mickeys, Crystal Palace, and Tusker House still family style or are they back to Buffett?

    Hey Lauren!

    Welcome back to planDisney! Thanks for your question! Sounds like someone is planning on eating some delicious food and lots of it!

    I have good news! Chef Mickey's, The Crystal Palace, and Tusker House Restaurant have all returned to traditional delicious buffets. I personally didn't mind the family-style meals as there was less walking and more eating but the return of the buffets means a lot more selection. I just recently had an amazing buffet lunch at Tusker House Restaurant and I'm still dreaming about the jasmine rice. 

    Since you are in the mood for buffets may I suggest Cape May Cafe? My family and I had a delicious breakfast here last year and now that Minnie and her friends have returned for breakfast it is even more exciting! Trust me when I say that Minnie looks adorable in her summer dress! 

    I hope this helps and you have a delicious time! If you have any more questions please let me know!


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