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“If desperate”

Captain Kidd's Buffet
Ranked #585 of 882 Restaurants in Anaheim
Price range: $9 - $12
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet
Description: Comfort Food... Captain Kidd's Buffet is located Right at the Main Entrance to Disneyland Offering Lots Of Good Comfort Food - At the carving Station we have Top Sirloin. BBQ Pork Loin Ribs, Fried Chicken, Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Golden Fried Shrimp, Orange Chicken, Salmon, Chicken Alfredo, lots more. (12 Entrees). Prices are the best in the area with Kids at 6.39 To 7.69 And Adults 10.29 For Breakfast , 11.29 For Lunch and 12.29 For Dinner. Beverages are sold Separately. Fresh baked dessert and serve yourself Ice Cream. Established 1994. See You Soon
Reviewed April 10, 2013

Bain marie food. High volume low taste cheap food. Eat until you drop but with that quality who wants to. Good enough to fill you up but don't expect quality. Honestly, go to the iHop next door.

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Reviewed April 5, 2013

I just learned of the horrible treatment my son got while trying to dine at this place during a school band trip to Disneyland. He and his group had dinner here one night. Being the responsible kid with food allergies that he is, he asked to speak with a manager to determine which foods were safe for him and which ones contained his allergens. Upon being told that nearly everything contained dairy, my son and his chaperone asked if it would be possible to have the chef simply boil some plain pasta without sauce or butter on it for him. The managers response was "NO". Can you imagine? It was the most basic, simple request that was not even attempted to be accommodated. They had pasta on the buffet, so he knew it was available in the kitchen. For a manager to treat a customer this way was is awful. To treat a13 year old kid this way on a school trip without his parents there is unforgivable. My son wound up eating lettuce from the salad bar that night for dinner. Based on the horrible reviews here, it's probably better that he did not have to eat the garbage that was on the buffet, but it would have been nice to have a simple accommodation made. CLEARLY this is not a Disney run establishment. They bend over backwards and do cartwheels for kids with allergies. Captain Kidds should take a page from Disney's customer service handbook and give it a try. Don't patronize this place.

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Thank shgo
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

We should have gotten a clue when a reasonably priced restaurant, directly across the street from Disneyland, seemed to be virtually empty each time we passed by. After forking out big bucks in the resort the night before, we were lured into Captain Kidd's by the low prices and photos of yummy looking food, which as it turns out, were probably stock photos from the internet.

The food was in short supply, dried out, burned, etc. I grabbed a dessert cup which turned out to be a few graham cracker crumbs on the bottom (not crust, just the crumbs), covered with whipped cream, and a dollop of jelly donut filling. Ew.

You would be better off going to McDonald's if it is cheap you are after, or visit some of the restaurants in Downtown Disney, which is between the two theme parks. Basically, we tried to save money by going there, but wasted out money instead.

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Thank Margie561
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

We wanted to eat quickly and get back to Disney, so Captain Kidd's was just what we were looking for. The variety of food was great, including salad, tacos, pizza, burgers, fries, chicken, fish, ham and roast beef. The kids loved the desserts. Some of the dishes were better than others (the fish was a bit rubbery for example, but the roast beef was good).
One thing to note - the posted price does not include drinks. At the till, they will automatically charge extra for drinks unless you specifically decline them.

Thank KKrabb
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Here's the thing: the food is just ok. The meat is a bit overdone and there's nothing all that special about it (with the exception of REAL Belgian waffles for breakfast, cakelike and drool-worthy). But you can rely on this place to have lots of kid-friendly fare, like pizza, hamburgers, spaghetti, fried chicken, ham, roast beef, mac and cheese, fries, fruit, carrot sticks, etc. So even picky kids can eat their fill. It's fast and if you're coming out of the park for a quick meal, there's no place better. In, eat lots, out. The kids asked for it all three nights because they like the food and we never had to wait. It's a good price for dinner out there, too. So this remains our favorite dinner spot for Disneyland trips.

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