BREAKING: Boma – Flavors of Africa Reopens Aug. 20 as a Buffet

by | Aug 16, 2021 | WDW Blog, WDW Food, WDW News, WDW Resorts

Boma – Flavors of Africa reopens Aug. 20; reservations will be available starting Aug. 18.

Walt Disney World is still in the final stages of its phased reopening, with the final resorts set to open between Aug. 26 and Dec. 9 and several shows, attractions, and restaurants awaiting their reopening dates.

Up until now, however, every buffet restaurant on Disney Property that has reopened has not done so as a buffet. Instead, Disney has opened them as a prix fixe family-style experience.

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Boma – Flavors of Africa reopens Aug. 20. Photo courtesy of Disney Parks Blog

But that all changes when Boma – Flavors of Africa reopens this Friday at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge in its former buffet form.


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Boma – Flavors of Africa Heralds in Return to Buffets

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Buffets are back at Boma for breakfast and dinner. Photo by Courtney Reynolds

According to Disney, we’ll finally be able to stuff our faces to our hearts’ content (and our stomachs’ chagrin) starting Friday, August 20, when Boma reopens for breakfast and dinner buffets. Just like before the pandemic, these buffets are “all-you-care-to-enjoy,” and buddy, I care to enjoy a whole lot.

Breakfast Buffet at Boma

For breakfast, Boma – Flavors of Africa will be offer:

  • Turkey bobotie
  • Deviled eggs with salmon
  • Creamy pap
  • Pancakes and waffles
  • Freshly baked items from the Boma bakery

Dinner Buffet at Boma

For dinner, Boma – Flavors of Africa will be offer:

  • African-spiced strip loin
  • Lamb bobotie
  • Pork ribs
  • Salmon
  • Durban rotisserie chicken
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Photo by Bill Sferrazza

You will also have access to a bevy of rotating stews, chowders, and soups, as well as salads such as North African cauliflower salad and berbere chickpea salad.

If you have a picky eater in your group, check out the kids’ dinner buffet options: chicken bites, pasta and meatballs, and mac n’ cheese.

Dessert at Boma

Finally, for dessert, Boma’s got a whole bunch of sweet treats, including the Zebra Domes.


Reservations are available starting Aug. 18. Will you be booking a table?


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Written by Timothy Moore

Written by Timothy Moore

Boom baby! Timothy Moore is excited to serve as your managing editor and resident Disney Renaissance expert. When he's not drinking around the world at EPCOT or gobbling down Mickey Waffles for breakfast, he can usually be found with his partner hiking and kayaking the great outdoors, putting off writing his novel by playing Nintendo Switch, or telling his dogs Goomba and Blooper that they're the best boys in the world ad nauseam (because they are).