REVIEW: Character Dining (and An Actual Buffet) Returns to Disneyland with Mickey’s Tales of Adventure Breakfast at Storytellers Café

Storytellers Café in Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa reopened in late May with a non-buffet dinner. The Mickey’s Tales of Adventure Breakfast is now back, with both a buffet and distanced characters.

Arrival

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There’s a QR code to view the menu on your phone before perusing the buffet.

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Breakfast is $49 per adult and $29 per child, plus tax and gratuity.

Characters

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Of course, Mickey makes the rounds at Mickey’s Tales of Adventure Breakfast.

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Guests will also see Minnie, Pluto, Chip, and Dale.

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Buffet

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There’s no more physical distancing here. Guests are free to pick up their own plates and make their way through the buffet.

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The assorted mini pastries include croissants, muffins, and danishes.

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Guests can get some refreshing agua fresca and watermelon juice.

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Bagged breakfast milk is available.

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The egg white frittata is served with tomato, spinach, and basil.

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There are plain scrambled eggs.

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Egg benedict is also available.

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The chilaquiles include pork belly, tomatillo salsa, queso fresco, scallions, and radishes.

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The breakfast potatoes come with crumbled Impossible meat, bell peppers, onions, roasted tomatoes, and parsley leaves.

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The french toast casserole has macerated berries and powdered sugar.

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Standard Mickey waffles and buttermilk pancakes sprinkled with sugar are, of course, available.

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For meats, there is bacon and sausage.

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One of the more unique offerings is the mini smoked salmon bagel, with roasted tomato, red onion, capers, and spread.

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There are trays of seasonal sliced fruits and berries, including pineapple, blueberries, strawberries, and oranges.

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Cold cuts are available on a charcuterie board.

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Finally is the carving station.

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Reviews

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The bagged agua fresca and watermelon juice are both great fresh options.

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The packaging is cute and apparently more eco-friendly.

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The cereal milk was fine. It tasted like normal milk with a hint of cornflakes.

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The assorted fruit and pastries are all delicious. The eggs benedict was amazing. The eggs were super fluffy with great flavor.

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The salmon was just okay. We felt like it could be of better quality.

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The waffles, pancakes, and French toast all came out hot and were decent.

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