Are you thinking of a trip to Walt Disney World. You might have heard rumors about the delicious food at Walt Disney World’s resorts and theme parks.
Even if you aren’t staying at one the Disney hotels, it is worth visiting the best resort restaurants in Disney World.
Dining at Disney World resorts
Disney World divides its resort hotels into three types: value, moderate, and deluxe.
Each property offers different amenities but all offer dining options. While most of the restaurants are excellent, a few standouts are the ones that offer exceptional dining experiences.
These are the top.
The top Disney resort restaurants
We are starting strong with ‘Ohana. This is a fan-favorite, highly rated restaurant at Disney’s Polynesian Resort. This resort is located on the monorail line that runs from Magic Kingdom park to ‘Ohana, so it’s easy for anyone who doesn’t live at the property to reach ‘Ohana.
Even though it is open for breakfast, dinner at ‘Ohana shines. This is because guests have unlimited access to Polynesian-inspired cuisine in a family-style setting.
The menu allows you to choose as many items as you like. There are many options available, including beef, chicken and ‘Ohana noodles. You can also choose from plant-based menus.
While you won’t see the entire show when dining at ‘Ohana there’s music and an open kitchen where you can watch the chefs at work.
Dinner prices for adults are $59 and children 3 to 9 years old pay $38 plus tax and tip.
Victoria and Albert’s
You might be wrong if you think there isn’t good dining at Disney World. The Grand Floridian, Walt Disney World’s most costly resort, is named after Victoria and Albert, which are named after British monarchs.
This is not your average experience. You will need to prepare for your meal at this award-winning restaurant. You will need to make a reservation.
The prices for the tasting menus are $295 per head. You can also opt for a wine pairing for $150. Additional charges will apply for taxes and gratuities.
Animal Kingdom Lodge is one of the most popular Walt Disney World resorts. Despite being far from everything, the beauty of the surroundings makes up for it.
This is a great option if wild animals are nearby while you eat your meal.
Animal Kingdom Lodge offers a few places that can be used for this purpose, and Sanaa is one. Although the restaurant is open throughout the day, breakfast can be enjoyed as a quick stop instead of a formal sit-down meal.
For lunch and dinner, you can enjoy African cuisine with Indian flavors.
Sanaa’s menu is a la carte. This means you can choose and order what you want to eat. You can order your entree from Sanaa for $23-$36, and you can enjoy it in front of 30 different animals.
Are you a fan of fireworks? What about breathtaking views of Disney fireworks from a secluded rooftop? California Grill is located within Disney’s Contemporary Resort and offers delicious, fresh food in a spectacular location.
Like with ‘Ohana it is possible to reach the Contemporary Resort by monorail from Magic Kingdom. However, a scenic walking path can also be taken from the park. This route can be quicker and more scenic than the one from ‘Ohana.
California Grill used to offer an all-inclusive brunch, but this service has been discontinued. Instead, guests can now enjoy dinner starting at 5 p.m.
You can choose from one appetizer, one entree, and one dessert from the prix-fixe menu.
You’ll enjoy the delicious food. But if you arrive on time, you can also view the fireworks at Magic Kingdom from your table, complete with music.
California Grill dinner costs $89 for adults and $39 for children (ages 3-9), plus tax, gratuity and tip.
Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue
While there are many restaurants within Disney World Resorts that offer a show, not all of them do. Three times per day, the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is held at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground.
This restaurant is casually located than many others and offers all-you can eat barbecue as well as unlimited alcohol for people 21 years or older.
Enjoy a two-hour show featuring cast members who will perform comedy skits, sing, and dance.
Prices vary depending on where you are seated. Adults can expect to pay $66-$74 and children 3-9 years old between $39 and $44, plus tax.
Whispering Canyon Cafe
This is the last selection that Walt Disney World fans love.
Why? It looks normal from the outside. Like many of our selections, it features all-you-care-to-enjoy meals — in this case, Western fare featuring sizzling skillets and chuck wagon faves. Cast members are the real star of this restaurant. They can be a bit wild.
Ask for ketchup, or put on a Universal hat and watch what happens. We are trustworthy.
Prices will vary depending on the order. The all-you can-eat skillets will cost you between $26 and $38.
The restaurant is open for lunch, dinner and breakfast.
Best Disney World Resort Restaurants, recapped
Although the dining options in Disney World’s parks is excellent, you should not be afraid to venture outside.
Disney’s resort restaurants are magical places to eat. You don’t have to be a guest at the hotel to enjoy it.
There are many options, but we have compiled a few of our favorites. Try one, or all six of these options and enjoy the ride.
(Top Photo courtesy Walt Disney World Resort)
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