Can you help me find a restaurant for a special bday dinner?

Discussion in 'Camping at Disney World' started by Nikfour, Nov 11, 2008.

  1. Nikfour

    Nikfour Nikki Who Loves Mickey!

    Jul 13, 2008
    My mother is turning 70 (in Feb.) and we would like to take her out to a nice restaurant but probably not the $$$. Just $$ would probably be in our price limit. There will be 14,11 and 7 yr old kids too!
    I was thinking of Boma over at the Animal Kingdom Lodge. O'Hana is in the $$ price range too! I have not been to either of these restaurants. If you have had any good/bad experiences or any other recommendations....Please share. I do value the opinions of all the Fort Fanatics! :)

    Thank You!


    PS I am so glad she wants to spend her bday at The Fort!
  2. Pirate-Jeff

    Pirate-Jeff DIS Veteran

    Sep 27, 2003
    O'hanas had the best meal of our last trip. Kid friendly but not over the top
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  4. pell

    pell Earning My Ears

    Feb 12, 2008
    We LOVE both O'hana and Boma! You can't go wrong at either one. They are among our favorites (and we've eaten in most WDW restaurants). Boma has a little more "adventurous" menu options- delicious African flavors- and, of course, it's a buffet. O'hana is a festive, meat-lovers' paradise, and the food is brought to you on skewers. The kids' activities may be too young for your teenager, but the others will enjoy the coconut races, etc. It's a toss-up for me... Enjoy!
  5. 2goofycampers

    2goofycampers Sounds like something a camping trip could cure! Moderator

    Feb 10, 2008
    Kona Cafe at the PR is very nice and good food also.
  6. Born 2 Fish

    Born 2 Fish I'D RATHER BE FISHING.

    Jun 19, 2008
    Two of my favs are Boma-very large nice selection on buffet, something for everyone.
    And Garden Grill (at Epcot)- a revolving restaurant with some characters(ask to sit in a outside booth) Food served family style, all you can eat. Heres the menu.

    Dinner (4:30 p.m. to varies with park closing): $28.99 Adults 10 and up; $13.99 Children 3-9

    Non-alcoholic soft drinks are included

    Typical Characters: Mickey, Pluto, Chip 'n' Dale

    Family Style Platter

    Oatmeal Cluster Rolls
    Green House Salad with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
    Grilled Flank Steak with Mushroom Cabernet sauce
    Rotisserie Turkey Bresat with Cranberry Relish
    Southern Fried Catfish
    Cornbread Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Baby Carrots & Broccolini

    Warm Apple Bread Pudding with Caramel & Whipped Cream

    Young Gardener's Menu
    Ages 3 to 9

    Choice of:
    Chicken Strips
    Macaroni and Cheese
    Potatoes or French Fries
    Fresh Vegetables

    Served with a special dessert

    Complimentary Non-alcoholic Beverages

    Kona is also a very good restaurant.:thumbsup2
  7. Cousin Ed C

    Cousin Ed C Mouseketeer

    Dec 29, 2003
    Although Boma is our favorite, Ohana is great too. Crystal Palace has a wonderful buffet w/Poo and has more "Disney" feel. The ultimate "Disney" is Chef Mickey and the buffet isn't bad, just not up to the others.
  8. Nikfour

    Nikfour Nikki Who Loves Mickey!

    Jul 13, 2008
    Thank you for all the great suggestions! Now I definitely want to try them all. Each visit we make, we will have to try one!

    :) Nikki

    OK GRUMPY <font color=darkcoral>And that is some useless chi

    Dec 28, 2005
    We did this with my mother but we did the breakfast at Wilderness Lodge. It was great they brought the cake sang to her and gave her a Birthday Sticker which she wore all day and everytime a cast member would see her they would wish her a Happy Birthday. She would get so tickled that so many people wished her Happy Birthday! It was her 70th birthday too!

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