8. The Crystal Palace
With its convenient location right in the heart of Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park, The Crystal Palace is another popular all-you-can-eat buffet featuring character dining. The friends you will find here include that “silly old bear” everyone knows and loves so much—Winnie the Pooh, along with other famed and fabled pals straight out of the Hundred-Acre Wood, like Tigger, Piglet, and Eeyore.
The Crystal Palace is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with each mealtime offering up the same meet and greet character presentations. Throughout the day the buffet stations offer up an abundance of traditional American classics cuisine hits, from conventional breakfast staples to an onsite carving station and salad bar selections to boot.
7. Tusker House
This Animal Kingdom-based favorite for many may well be the wildest buffet in all of Walt Disney World. Whether you stop in for hearty breakfast bounty staples or the traditional African-inspired flavors offered throughout the day, every mealtime occasion is one to be celebrated with character friends in your midst. Donald Duck is your host, all decked out in his traditional safari garb. Joining Donald are familiar pals like Daisy, Goofy, and Mickey. They too are sporting safari-ready attire as they make their way over to guests for memorable mealtime meet and greets.
6. Garden Grove
This Central Park-themed eatery at the Walt Disney World Swan Hotel is another delightful dining spot offering up a feast of fantasy by way of lavish character buffet experiences. Every night you will find a pair of classic Disney characters on the scene at dinnertime, usually Pluto and Goofy. This same doggone duo appears Saturday mornings as part of the hotel’s Good Morning Character Breakfast offered on weekends.
They’re back for more come Sunday morning, only this time they are accompanied by Chip and Dale. The menu pickings here are comprised of traditional American cuisine accompaniments, including an abundance of land and seafood selections to satisfy diverse palates of all kinds during dinner. Breakfast includes conventional classics with all the works.