Is Boma to exotic for the average eater?

Discussion in 'Disney Restaurants' started by talanjohn, May 29, 2009.

  1. talanjohn

    talanjohn Earning My Ears

    Feb 26, 2009
    I am debating about switching my Coral Reef reservations for a BOMA reservation. I think my son would like the aquarium thing, but BOMA looks very interesting as well. I'm worried it may be to interesting.
  2. MelanieC

    MelanieC <font color=blue>BL II - Blue Team<br><font color=

    Sep 28, 1999
    I don't think it's too exotic. My family loves it, and its just different enough that it's tasty not so exotic that most people wouldn't love it. There are some things on the kids menu too. This is my aboslute favorite Disney restaurant.
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  4. cchev

    cchev Kungaloosh

    Mar 6, 2002
    I would recommend that change. Coral Reef is good but Boma is in a class of its own for that price...I've brought people there before who are meat and potatoes people and they love it...

    It's all pretty normal food with sometimes less familiar names
  5. Samandmom

    Samandmom <font color=purple>Curvy WISHer<br><font color=tea

    Mar 27, 2003
    I was reading over the menu and saw nothing that my picky husband would like. So we are going for breakfast instead. Maybe that is something to consider? :)
  6. Mickey_Man

    Mickey_Man DIS Veteran

    Feb 6, 2008
    Their breakfast is great, but seriously - their dinner is not that weird. They have a carving station and potatoes- any meat and potato guy will love that. They have a salad bar and mac and cheese. They have chicken nuggets!! Their desserts are really good too. I think it is a great compromise for someone who wants to try new things but is afraid to. There are enough standard choices to enjoy the buffet with some different options for those that want to try them. Don't give up on it so easily!
  7. brendaziz

    brendaziz DIS Veteran

    Aug 23, 2008
    I really liked it but my DH did not like dinner there. The flavors were just too strange for him. He found things to eat, but didnt leave full.
    But for breakfast he LOVED it.
  8. Pakey

    Pakey DIS Veteran

    Aug 29, 2007
    My family loves Boma and I used to post on here that there was something for everyone. Then we took a couple who are picky eaters and they ended up eating at the children's station because everything else they tried, they did not like. They thought the soups were too weird, the meat all had spices on it, etc.
  9. Micca

    Micca SAHG: Stay At Home Grandfather

    Dec 5, 2000
    My DW and DDs are about as meat & potatoes as you can get and they LOVE Boma. I'm a foodie and we all LOVE Boma. :earsboy:
  10. philatiger

    philatiger Just Goofin Around......

    May 9, 2008
    Boma is always a must for all our trips. We love the flavors and have never been disappointed. We ate at Coral Reef for the first time in January and thought the food was ok. We were lucky enough to get a table right next to the tank which made the meal a little more enjoyable. The skillet at Whispering Canyon Cafe will satisy any meat eater and is another favorite place for us to eat.
  11. tlrotzoll

    tlrotzoll DIS Veteran

    Jul 9, 2004
    Boma is a must go. I am typically a meat & potato girl, however, I can't wait to go back - it was amazing. Somewhere on here there is a post with different menus for each day of the week. Maybe you could look at that to help you decide. I will try to find it, but if not, I am sure someone else will know where to locate it.
  12. dcherry

    dcherry Mouseketeer

    Mar 17, 2007
    We didn't care for many of the more unusual dishes but that said, since it's a buffet, your son would have more choices than at Coral Reef.
  13. dancemomnj

    dancemomnj DIS Veteran

    Feb 8, 2006
    We would not go back because there was not much for us. You can find something for sure if you are picky. They do have carved meats, the kids section with kids foods.... I'm glad we went to try and and see it but it's just not for us.

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