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Boma - Flavors of Africa

2901 Osceola Parkway, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge & Villas, Orlando, FL 32830
407 939 3463
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Ranked #71 of 3,102 restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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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Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We've had a few dinners at Boma and it remains a safe bet. This buffet has a huge selection and freshness and quality remain top-notch. We usually have difficulty saving room for dessert but you must try their heavenly delights, the desserts are unbelievable :) We have always used the Disney Dining Plan here and never had an issue. Reservations... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We ate at Boma whilst staying at Animal Kingdom Lodge. We booked a table, which is usually recommended when dining at Disney and were seated right away. The server was great, he came and took our drinks order quickly, made sure he gave us all the information about the specials that were being cooked that evening and returned with our... More

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We went for dinner. It is a buffet. There were some foods that were new to us. We all tried new dishes and were pleasantly surprised. The new flavors were a great experience. Will definitely go back. Next time we will try breakfast since the smells were incredible.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is a great restaurant for vegetarians and anyone who likes to eat healthily. Sure they have all the useful favourites you'd find on a Disney buffet, but they also have lots of authentic African dishes, and the great idea of a buffet is you can try a bit of everything. The setting is beautiful and the staff were great,... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The food is really strange but not bad, have a sweet touch on a lot of stuff, but here is everything about Africa, so expect strange, Is expensive but you can use the tables in wonderland card for a 20 % discount

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

During our May Disney trip- we ate twice at Boma, once for Breakfast and once for Dinner. Total this made our 5th time eating at Boma. Service- Castmembers have always been super friendly and helpful there. If you have any food allergies or concerns, A chef will take you around the buffet and let you know what you are able... More

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St Augustine, FL
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We discovered this place after eating at the Tusker House in Animal Kingdom. For trips through Orlando when we are not going to the Animal Kingdom, we plan a stop at the Animal Kingdom Lodge to eat (we can't always take the time or spend the $ to go to the parks). They have a great spread for brunch and... More

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I usually dislike buffets, especially because there is usually few options for me being a vegetarian. This restaurant is the exception! They had endless vegetarian options, and each one was more delicious than the last. A lot of them were healthy too. I actually left feeling full but not stuffed. Great atmosphere too.

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Clarksville, Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Boma's has so many items that are new and different and not your run of the mill food. It's great to have some new flavors to choose from. The chef is great who takes you around and shows you everything you can have that is safe to eat. There's plenty of non-gf food too for everyone else!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The buffet at Boma was plentiful and diverse. There were items to please the varied palates of all five of us-- including those who preferred traditional "American" fare and those of us who wanted to try some new flavors. The food was well prepared, but I would say there was not much in the way of "wow" for the price... More

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