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    Tusker House! (photos)

    My wife and I went to Tusker House for lunch on Saturday.

    Yum. It was awesome. Best buffet in a park, IMO. Some photos:



    Buffet area - many stations around the edge, deserts where they should be: in the middle.


    Kenyan coffee encrusted pork loin:


    Samosa


    Deserts


    Banana cinnamon bread pudding with warm vanilla sauce


    This place was awesome, and a comparatively great deal at $20 for lunch.

    I only took photos of my favorite things, but they literally had over a hundred different items. They had everything, from curries, salmon, and exotic condiments, to caesar salad, roast beef and mashed potatoes. Everyone will be able to find something that they like whether they're "adventurous" or not.

    Plus, the kids even have their own buffet service that is 1/2 the height of the adult's. Great idea, if your kids can serve themselves. If not, expect to be bent over to get stuff to put on your kid's plate. For kids: corn dog nuggets, mac & cheese, "build your own pbj" and more.

    I HIGHLY recommend, so does the wife. Just don't plan on doing Everest or Primeval Whirl for a while afterward... you will be too full of incredible food!!
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    Wow! Thanks for sharing the pictures! Pictures are sometimes worth more than a thousand words!
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    Re: Tusker House! (photos)

    Thanks for the post. Had not thought of Tusker House for our next trip, but I am now.

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    Re: Tusker House! (photos)

    Interested to read your comments about the kids buffet. Are there 'adventurous' choices for kids as well? And is this true for other places in WDW?
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    Re: Tusker House! (photos)

    Quote Originally Posted by tasha36 View Post
    ...Are there 'adventurous' choices for kids as well?
    Sorry, I didn't pay much attention to what was on the kid's buffet. I guess I was too excited about all the other stuff.

    I did see many children walking around to the main buffet stations, though. They are, of course, welcome to anything that is on the main buffet.

    I should have mentioned that, along with all the fancy "pastry" style deserts, there were also cookies, chocolate cake, and doughnuts. Saw a lot of kids munching on the doughnuts.
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    The Tusker House is one of the forgotten jewels in AK. It is tucked away away by the Safari and so many people walk right by it. I have seldom found it to be crowded but it is my favorite place to eat when in the AK.
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    Re: Tusker House! (photos)

    It looks really good. I want to try it but the rest of my family doesn't think they'll like the food there.
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    Re: Tusker House! (photos)

    Quote Originally Posted by Sorria View Post
    It looks really good. I want to try it but the rest of my family doesn't think they'll like the food there.
    As was already mentioned, it does have some food for the non-adventurous/picky types. Have you showed them the menu? Mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, roast beef, etc.
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    I was really impressed with this buffet when we ate there in December. I thought it had a wide enough variety to please picky, adventurous, vegetarian, and meat lovers. And, it kept this carbohydrate fan happy too.
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    Re: Tusker House! (photos)

    Quote Originally Posted by MandaBella View Post
    ...it kept this carbohydrate fan happy too.
    Ah, man! Weren't those breads amazing? My favs were the mango & chocolate bread, and the orange bread!

    The more I think about this place, the more I want to go back!
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