One Disney Park Reopens Buffet-Style Restaurant

in Food, Tokyo Disneyland

Disney Parks across the globe temporarily suspended buffet-style at specific restaurants due to the current global pandemic. Restaurants such as Chef Mickey’s at Walt Disney World reopened with a new family-style service put in place to help prevent the spread of the current pandemic.

Related: Union Says Disney Buffets Will Be Family Style Instead

But now, it looks as though one Disney Park is beginning to reopen buffet-style again.

Crystal Palace
Credit: Tokyo Disney

Related: Disney Buffets Post-Pandemic: How Guest-Favorite Restaurants Could Change

Tokyo Disneyland has just announced that Crystal Palace will reopen on August 7 with a buffet focusing just on desserts! The website states:

Crystal Palace Restaurant will reopen on August 7 offering a buffet focusing on a selection of desserts

If you are looking to dine at Crystal Palace for the new dessert buffet, advance bookings for Priority Seating will open up starting at 10:00 am on August 3.

The official Tokyo Disneyland website states:

Changes in Priority Seating restaurants and information regarding advance reservations

There is a change in Priority Seating restaurants as of 10:00 a.m. July,1, 2020 in order to secure physical distancing and for the health and safety of our Guests. Please see below:

crystal palace
Credit: Tokyo Disney

TokyoDisneyland
・Eastside cafe
・Center Street Coffeehouse
・Restaurant Hokusai
・Plaza Pavilion Restaurant (until July 31)
・Blue Bayou Restaurant
・Polynesian Terrace Restaurant
・Crystal Palace Restaurant (from August 7)

  • Entertainment programs at Polynesian Terrace Restaurant will be suspended until further notice.
  • New advance bookings for Plaza Pavilion Restaurant will not be accepted after July 31, 2020. Priority Seating for August 1 through 31, 2020 will be available to Guests who have already made an advance booking. To dine at the restaurant without an advance booking, please queue at the restaurant on the day of your visit.
  • Crystal Palace Restaurant will reopen on August 7 offering a buffet focusing on a selection of desserts. Advance bookings for Priority Seating will be accepted from 10:00 a.m. on August 3, for a dining date from August 7, 2020 to September 3, 2020. After August 3, advance bookings for Priority Seating will be accepted for a dining date up to one month later.
crystal palace
Credit: Tokyo Disney

Both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea reopened to the public on July 1, 2020 with several different safety protocols put in place. For more information, check out our article here.

Are you excited to see Tokyo Disney begin to reopen buffets? Let us know in the comments below.

If you want to visit Tokyo Disney Resort on your next family vacation, but aren’t sure where to begin planning, then don’t hesitate to reach out to our friends over at the Authorized Disney Vacation Planners at Academy Travel for a free quote.

View Comments (3)