Cape May Cafe - Non Fish Eater?

Discussion in 'Disney Restaurants' started by krissyh, Aug 10, 2006.

  1. krissyh

    krissyh DIS Veteran

    Nov 25, 2005
    DBF loves good fish (which we don't get a lot of in Western NY).
    I am allergic - not a contact concern, just can't eat two kinds, so I don't eat any.

    So - here's the question: What do you think of CCM?
    We normally don't do buffets. After a long day at the parks we like Table Service but he really loves good fish.
    Is it "good" fish? Will I find food for me? I can live with food from the child's buffet for one night if I have to. And is the corn on the cob steamed with shell fish? That I would have to avoid.

    OK - really wordy. Your thoughts?
  2. Amyrlin

    Amyrlin DIS Veteran

    Jul 20, 2005
    There is some choice, the menu is at under dinning. However, I'd have a word with the staff to make sure that the food you have is clear as there may be the chance of cross contamination and they are very good at dealing with allergies.
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  4. krissyh

    krissyh DIS Veteran

    Nov 25, 2005
    THe allergy is really not an issue - it's not like the peanut thing. I just am allergic to white fish and shell fish. I've been to many fish restaurants without a problem.

    I just want to know if a fish lover will enjoy this since I have no idea looking at a menu when it comes to fish and if a non-fish eater will leave full.
  5. melanie18

    melanie18 DIS Veteran

    Jul 17, 2003
    My DH does not eat fish at all and he finds plenty to eat at CMC. Quite honestly, I don't find the food to be "overwhelmingly seafood". I think they have quite a mix. If you don't want to do a buffet, check out the menu at Flying Fish @ the Boardwalk (just a short walk from CMC). It's a table service restaurant. Mind you, I've never eaten there, but with "fish" in the name, I would hope they have good fish.
  6. Karel

    Karel <font color=deeppink>There's a little poem about s

    Jul 6, 2000
    Do you mean Cape May Cafe Buffet?

    Assuming you do, personally, I think that there are a lot of better places in the world to get a good piece of fish and you can have a good meal too.

    Coral Reef, Flying Fish, I think there are one or two places over at Poly. In my experience, seafood buffets tend to have a lot of fried and breaded fish and it has to sit there for a long time.
  7. IloveWINNIEthePOOH

    IloveWINNIEthePOOH <font color=blue>Promises to wear sweat absorbing

    Mar 19, 2004
    Highly recommend it!! :thumbsup2
    My DM and I both never touch any form of seafood- but her DH (my DD) LOVES it! He requests to go there every trip- and we are both VERY glad to go back!! :teeth: Very good variety that is very tasty!! And an awesome dessert bar!!!!! :love: MMMmm oreo bon bons... :cloud9:
  8. klj27

    klj27 DIS Veteran

    Jan 31, 2005
    I like seafood and my husband does not. We both had a great meal there!
  9. utahkennedys

    utahkennedys DIS Veteran

    Mar 27, 2005
    I would not call seafood at CMC "good" by any means...maybe I'm picky b/c I grew up on the South Shore of Boston, but I will not eat seafood at this buffet again...I like BC, but that's the only positive I can say. DH did find stuff to eat though, and he isn't a seafood person. I do agree the dessert bar is fun.
  10. mkygrl

    mkygrl DIS Veteran

    Jan 24, 2005
    I dislike seafood..even the smell grosses me out! BF,mom and dad LOVE seafood. We go and I can eat there just fine (besides disliking seafood I am a picky eater!).
  11. hmp2z

    hmp2z Disney Bride, Mom to Molly, Moose, and Hannah (all

    Mar 9, 2002
    I wouldn't call Cape May Cafe a place to get "good" seafood. We like it, but it's definitely not somewhere we go for an authentic seafood taste. As others have mentioned, there are many other things on the buffet. I think that this past time, the only actual fish that I saw on the buffet was a salmon. Then there are the steamed clams & shrimp, but they are all buffet quality seafood.
    Heather W
  12. TigerKat

    TigerKat DIS Veteran

    Apr 29, 2006
    ITA, we were very disappointed in Cape May. Absolutely the worst meal ever for us in WDW!!!! Stay away. Too many other great choices around.
  13. Mickey1122

    Mickey1122 <font color=deeppink>Walt Disney World Fan<br><fon

    May 14, 2006
    This is my favorite buffet at Disney, and I don't eat fish. They have nice meats.
  14. allie&mattsmom

    allie&mattsmom Mouseketeer<br><font color=red>I am Jakes favorite

    Jun 17, 2005
    We enjoyed it and I am not much of a seafood eater.
  15. Corinne

    Corinne DIS Veteran aka DVCTink

    May 28, 2001
    We love Cape May. We eat here on every trip. Typically buffets are not our thing, but the food selections are very good. We do not eat seafood, and still enjoy it.

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