Boma Breakfast: A feast at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Breakfast at Boma!

Fresh-baked goods at Boma

Fresh-baked goods at Boma

While on our last adventure, we came across one restaurant in particular that gave us more than just your everyday breakfast buffet. Located in the Animal Kingdom Lodge, Boma – Flavors of Africa is a unique restaurant with an African flair that keeps customers coming back for more than seconds.

Boma Breakfast Buffet

Boma Breakfast Buffet

Located downstairs in the beautiful atmosphere of the hotel, you can already tell that Boma is something special when you walk in. The walls and ceilings are decorated with beautiful paintings and sculptures that really do provide an African feel to your meal. When you’re seated, you’re offered standard breakfast beverage fare, but you also have the opportunity to try authentic Kenyan coffee, or the refreshing house juice made of guava, passion fruit, and mango that is unique to Boma.

When you walk up to the numerous buffet tables that stretch across the back of the restaurant, you’ll notice something that this is no ordinary buffet. Though Boma does offer different cereals, pastries, breakfast meats, eggs, potatoes, and other usual breakfast foods, Boma’s African flair makes the offered foods very unique. You can try dishes such as Scrambled Eggs with Goat Cheese, Quinoa with special African Seasoning, and many other dishes you couldn’t try anywhere else. One popular dish is the Corn Beef Bobotie, an African-inspired quiche dish that has a kick to it. To top it off, you can even add made-to-order omelets and freshly carved meats to your plate, or should I say, plates.

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There are so many different options and combinations of food to try, and you’ll definitely be eating for a while. As you eat, the ambiance of the restaurant is kicked up a notch when dancers in African garb will parade around the tables, playing African drums to liven the restaurant. Your meal becomes more than just a meal, it becomes an experience! Though we only got to experience breakfast, we are confident that Boma provides the same  African twist on its lunch and dinner buffets too!

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It’s safe to say that we will definitely be returning to Boma, as our breakfast was both memorable and delicious! This restaurant is definitely worth checking out the next time you and some hungry family and friends are looking for an excellent breakfast that Disney Dining truly offers!

About DisneyDad

Two things I love are travel and writing. It only makes sense that the two should come together in the form of a Disney website, Blog, and eBook travel guides. My first book, "Discover the Magic: The Ultimate Insider's Guide to Walt Disney World" captures the essence of the happiest place on Earth- Walt Disney World! There is no place like Disney for a magical, mystical vacation. Though I was never able to visit as a child (we didn't take 'big' vacations like that) I fell in love with the place the first time my family and I walked through the gates of Magic Kingdom several years ago. Now, I just can't get enough of it! I published my book because I wanted to share my knowledge and experiences with others in hopes that they too would enjoy the Magic of Walt Disney World as much as I do. Hopefully the tips, park guides, and other details in the book will help make your vacation to Disney even better!
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