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Tusker House

#142 of 3,210 Restaurants 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, Reservations, Buffet, Dessert
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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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Buffet
Dessert

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    Very good
  • 183
    Average
  • 56
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food, good service, good experience

Went there with our two kids. The food were good. My husband and I like 'ethnic food', so enjoy the samosa, and curry chicken, and salmon. I am not sure if it's 'African food', but enjoyed regardless. My daughter had her favorite mac and cheese. The character was good. My son finally got to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
mjczoey
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NH
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
  • Dessert
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NH
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Went there with our two kids. The food were good. My husband and I like 'ethnic food', so enjoy the samosa, and curry chicken, and salmon. I am not sure if it's 'African food', but enjoyed regardless. My daughter had her favorite mac and cheese. The character was good. My son finally got to see Mickey! Service was decent. The... More 

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lincoln
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This was our second visit in 3 years to Tusker House. Our first Visit was OK but not as great as I had hoped. This visit was brilliant. We checked in and were straight away invited to have our picture taken outside the restaurant with no queuing. (Last time the queue was endless.) The picture is now without Donald, he... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Consistently over the years have had good food. We have made it a tradition on our DisneyWorld trips to go to Tusker for breakfast. It's also nice to see Jungle Versions of the Mickey set of characters. Also the jungle juice is fantastic!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Great Character Dining spot in my favorite Park: Animal Kingdom. The decor and atmosphere are immaculate you really do feel like you're dining in Harambe, Africa. Such a great village feel with delicious coffee. Our server, Amanda, was very attentive and kind and was on point when telling us when each character would make a table visit. The food was... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

I think if we were to return to Tusker House we would go for breakfast it seems to get much better reviews. Lunch was perfectly adequate, it just wasn't particularly exciting. there was variety and nothing tasted bad, it just could have been more flavoursome. With being African themed I would have hoped for more herbs and spices or some... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We had a 6 th birthday party here the buffet worked very well nice to have a curry for a change on disney our pre ordered cake turned up and for once we could go to the table with only a few minutes wait but it was 5 pm waiting staff were nice and helpful good cocktails as well

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Columbus, Ohio
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

My family really enjoyed this restaurant. We had 9am reservations on a Sunday morning, got there about 10 mins early and were seated promptly. We were in the main dining room which was bustling, but not any louder than a typical buffet restaurant. They warn you that it could take 90 mins for all the characters to come through, but... More 

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Michigan, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Had a late breakfast here that was enjoyed by all 7 of us. Characters were great, spent a lot of time at our tables and came back often, we didn't feel rushed at all. Food was delicious and plentiful.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We were a family of 12 - 6 adults and 6 children aged 7, 6, 4, 3, 16 months and 8 months. We had to wait probably 20 minutes past our reservation time to get seated but who can complain when it's sunny and there's no snow! We were fortunate and got to see the Disney characters twice while we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The food was good, but nothing to write home about. We had breakfast, maybe lunch and dinner are better. The character interaction was fun. My husband and Goofy hit it off. Our server was prompt and friendly. We sat in the school house room and it was very LOUD. If we dine here again I'd do lunch and request the... More 

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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 0 - 36
  • Cuisine: African

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?