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FOOD FIGHT!

Postby NaCler » Feb Wed 04, 2015 7:25 pm

I am trying to plan where I am going to eat on my next trip and I was debating between Boma and Sanaa at the Animal Kingdom Lodge and it made me think that this may be a good topic. Here is the premise... There are several places that have multiple locations to eat, i.e. Kona Cafe and Ohana at the Poly or the one I previously mentioned at AKL. So, I would like people that have eaten at both places to weigh in with pros and cons on both places, then give their preference. It can be as simple as cost or theming. Make your case.

So, let's start with Boma vs Sanaa, and if you want, we can even include Jiko as well... So, the battle of AKL has begun. Once a little time has passed and people have enough time to weigh in, we will go to another matchup.
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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby Polynesian Princess » Feb Wed 04, 2015 11:40 pm

Sounds like fun! I haven't eaten at Boma yet (plan to next trip), so I can't comment on that particular match up. Sanaa wins Sanaa vs. Jiko, although they are both exceptional.
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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby cousininmiami » Feb Thu 05, 2015 9:07 am

Boma!!!!!!!
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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby cy1229 » Feb Fri 06, 2015 10:15 am

I've only eaten at Boma, so that's where I vote, but not because it's the only one - because it's AMAZING!

Although I've heard the bread service at Sanaa is great. Maybe go to Sanaa for a drink and the bread, then go to Boma.

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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby Polynesian Princess » Feb Fri 06, 2015 1:59 pm

cy1229 wrote:Although I've heard the bread service at Sanaa is great. Maybe go to Sanaa for a drink and the bread, then go to Boma.

The entrées are excellent at Sanaa too, so you're missing out if you do that. Plus I like to make sure I get my money's worth at a buffet, so it seems a bit of a waste to spend more money to fill up on something else. Sanaa one night and Boma another night (and Jiko another night :wink: ) - problem solved! :wink: :lol:
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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby theBIGyowski » Feb Mon 09, 2015 12:21 pm

I have only eaten at Boma...so I guess it gets my vote.

I have stayed at Kidani Village though...so a "pro" to Sanaa is that it is more convenient if you are staying at Kidnani than Boma is. The opposite is true if you are at Jambo House...Boma is more convenient. There is a shuttle that takes you back and forth between the two places, so it's not that big of a deal but it's just one I thought of.

Boma only has breakfast and dinner...Sanaa only has lunch and dinner.

I have to assume that Boma is going to be louder given it is a buffet...and it is going to have a lot more kids...making it louder.

The food offerings are probably similar given that it is African themed and Boma has a wide variety. Sanaa probably has more Indian dishes, but Boma has one or two as well.

Because Boma is a buffet...it's going to be more expensive unless you decide to eat yourself sick. So cost has to lean toward Sanaa.
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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby kelpseaweedkelp » Feb Thu 12, 2015 4:28 pm

BOMA.
Boma is so amazing. The variety of interesting and standard things you can get is AWESOME. The staff is nice. You can stuff yourself. The interior is pretty. The food is so good. So good.
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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby dwellsbct » May Fri 15, 2015 3:17 pm

My wife and I love to eat at Boma. We eat there for one dinner every time we go to WDW. We never feel rushed and there is just so much to try!! :goofy_bounce:
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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby NaCler » Jan Mon 30, 2017 2:16 pm

Ok, so after 2 years, I guess it's safe to say that Boma won the battle of AKL.

Next up:

Contemporary Resort: The Wave or do you splurge for the California Grill???

I have only done the Wave and it was VERY good, so it gets my vote. What say you?
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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby Amy » Jan Mon 30, 2017 2:25 pm

I've been to neither, but I would love to eat in the California Grill sometime just for the views!
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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby cy1229 » Jan Mon 30, 2017 6:57 pm

Ditto what Amy said.
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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby Amy » Jan Mon 30, 2017 10:33 pm

cy1229 wrote:Ditto what Amy said.

Adding this to my to-do list at WDW ~ coax/coach brerrabbit1 onto ToT, eat at Cali Grill with cy1229
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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby cy1229 » Feb Thu 02, 2017 12:57 pm

Amy wrote:
cy1229 wrote:Ditto what Amy said.

Adding this to my to-do list at WDW ~ coax/coach brerrabbit1 onto ToT, eat at Cali Grill with cy1229

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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby brerrabbit1 » Feb Mon 13, 2017 8:39 am

Amy wrote:
cy1229 wrote:Ditto what Amy said.

Adding this to my to-do list at WDW ~ coax/coach brerrabbit1 onto ToT, eat at Cali Grill with cy1229

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Re: FOOD FIGHT!

Postby Epcotmaniac » Feb Mon 13, 2017 11:37 am

Cali Grill is to expensive for my budget.
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