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Tusker House

#126 of 3,055 Restaurants in Orlando
#151 of 3,325 Places to Eat in Orlando
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Disney's Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL FL 34747
407 939 3463
Today
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations
Description: Travelers! Take a break from your safari and enjoy a taste of adventure at...
Travelers! Take a break from your safari and enjoy a taste of adventure at Tusker House Restaurant, a colorful and bustling Harambe Marketplace eatery.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Character lunch

Booked for lunch during visit to animal kingdom - food was lovely and mire importantly the characters spent ample time for pictures/video. Staff very helpful overall a lovely experience

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
jillib4
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Leeds
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The food is awesome, the service is great, characters seeing is 5 star. After I found this restaurant we when for breakfast 3 time and dinner 1. Is 5 star restaurant, clean, great service, and congratulations to the Chef Jorge, you are the best. Great food, tasty, great variety buffet, and the best ham I have tasted. I will go... More 

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West Jordan, Utah
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We got a rez 6 months out, 5 people on a weekend, very easy. The food was good, hot and well laid out. The character interaction was certainly a plus

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honolulu
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The food here is unique and unlike food at the other establishments, especially those serving character meals. Also the characters wear safari outfits, which is special. Try to get a late breakfast time/early lunch and enjoy both the breakfast and the lunch options. Get to the park early and go on the safari ride while the animals are out then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Great buffet breakfast with LOTS of variety. The staff was wonderful and the characters were just fun :) With early reservations the day was off to a great start. Would definitely recommend this restaurant to Disney visitors!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We had the opportunity to go to this breakfast a few times and it is one of the character experiences of walt disney world. Here you will meet Donald Daisy Goofy Minnie and of course Mickey mouse. The food is a buffet which you can eat as you like. The food choices are plentiful but do take time to try... More 

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Leeds
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Booked for lunch during visit to animal kingdom - food was lovely and mire importantly the characters spent ample time for pictures/video. Staff very helpful overall a lovely experience

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Colonia, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We had breakfast with Mickey, Donald, Daisy and Goofy! The food was delicious, the staff was friendly and helpful and the characters came to each table and spent ample time taking pictures and interacting with the families, Our waiter was Billy and he was fantastic, he was advised of the food allergy in our group and had one of the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We loved this character breakfast in Animal Kingdom! Safari Donald & Daisy Duck, Safari Mickey, Safari Goofy! They all came to our table and were awesome. The food at the buffet was good too, there was plenty of variety! Our waiter was so friendly and attentive, too. If you are only going to do one or two character meals definitely... More 

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great experience, we were shown to our table straight away, no waiting at all. Our waiter was excellent, really helpful. Got our drinks for us while we went to the buffet, large choice of drinks, juices, sodas, water etc. the buffet was much better than we expected. It is spread out with only a few dishes at each station so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is the Character Meal at the Animal Kingdom. We did lunch to save a few bucks. The meal is a buffet, so you won't leave hungry. We expected to see Donald, but were surprised by Daisy, Goofy and Mickey. Not sure about the authenticity of the "African cuisine" but the food was very good.

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Additional Information about Tusker House

Address: Disney's Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL FL 34747
Phone Number: 407 939 3463
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:45 am  11:00 am - 2:45 pm  3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:45 am  11:00 am - 2:45 pm  3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:45 am  11:00 am - 2:45 pm  3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:45 am  11:00 am - 2:45 pm  3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:45 am  11:00 am - 2:45 pm  3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:45 am  11:00 am - 2:45 pm  3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:45 am  11:00 am - 2:45 pm  3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 36
Cuisine: African

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Disney's Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL FL 34747
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: 407 939 3463

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36
  • Cuisine: African

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

Description

Travelers! Take a break from your safari and enjoy a taste of adventure at Tusker House Restaurant, a colorful and bustling Harambe Marketplace eatery.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
3:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
3:45 pm - 7:00 pm

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