OK. Enough is enough, Bob. Question after question. It feels like we’re taking a test that never ends! So, who here knows when ‘Ohana opened?
How about 1995? Quoting Main Street Gazette, the Papeete Bay Verandah “opened with the Polynesian Village Resort back [in] 1971.
The restaurant offered [a] breakfast and lunch buffet as well as a Polynesian Revue in the evenings. This revue was held earlier in the history of the restaurant and was different than …
… another Polynesian Revue which was offered down in Luau Cove.”
Their breakfast offering, called Minnie’s Menehune Breakfast, “was one of the first character breakfast buffets offered on property. Minnie, Mickey, Pluto, Goofy, Chip and Dale would appear during the meal, dressed in Hawaiian style shirts, grass skirts, and leis.”
“The Papeete Bay Verandah closed it’s doors permanently in September of 1994 to make way for … ‘Ohana! For more about this WDW “extinct eatery”, check out Main Street Gazette!
Have a great weekend, my friends! See you real soon!!