For the past nine years, the “My Friend Duffy” stage show has been a staple of Tokyo DisneySea’s Cape Cod Cook-Off restaurant (and honestly it’s the redeeming factor for its sub-par burgers.) Until very recently, you could grab a drink, side dish, or other solo item, and get your 45-minute time slot to watch the show!
But it seems that those days are at an end. When I went to visit Cape Cod Cook-Off today, a Cast Member promptly informed me that it is now mandatory to purchase a full set meal for all guests over the age of 4 in order to see “My Friend Duffy,” and that this would be a permanent change.
It used to be about ¥290 ($2.67) for a drink to see the show. But with this change, the price has now shot up to ¥710 ($6.54) for the French Fries & Chicken Nuggets with Soft Drink set to get your Duffy fix.
I’m genuinely disappointed in the Oriental Land Company over this move. One of my favorite things to do when I needed a rest was grab a drink or snack and watch these adorable characters sing and dance. I guess I’ll have to pass up on other delicious offerings, like the nearby Horizon Bay Restaurant (which we reviewed recently), if I want to watch the adventures of Mickey, Duffy, ShellieMay, and Gelatoni.
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