There have been a lot of changes to the in-park restaurants lately, including Be Our Guest changing to a Prix Fixe Signature Meal for Dinner starting in July. Now a new rumor is going around that a Dinner Buffet is coming to Pinocchio Village Haus in Disney’s Magic Kingdom. According to rumors the Pinocchio Village Haus will remain a quick service restaurant at lunchtime (like Be Our Guest), but for Dinner it will transform into a table service dining experience.
Cast members are saying the name of this dinner will be “Gepetto’s Village Haus Buffet”, and the pricing actually seems quite reasonable: $22 per adult and $12 per child. In fact it seems really low considering it’s a buffet and most quick service entrees around the Magic Kingdom run from $11-$15 already.
Since Pinocchio Village Haus is an “Italian” restaurant, expect typical Italian fare: Spaghetti and Meatballs, Baked Ziti, Chicken Parm, Flatbreads, Salads, and assorted Italian desserts.
Word is that the Dinner Buffet at Pinocchio Village Haus will be offered starting in March at least through July, then things will be re-evaluated after that. Even though I’m not expecting the food to be amazing, if it holds to that price point it seems like the steal of the century and worth checking out for sure. This of course is still a rumor and Disney hasn’t said anything officially so we’ll let you know when and if they do.