Your Top 5 restaurants at each park...........

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  1. Whitaker24

    Whitaker24 Mouseketeer

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    We have not been to Disney since 2013. We have 3 meals a day. We prefer character meals when possible.
    We have never been to Epcot so that will be new. What restaurants have been added since our last trip and name your top ones from each park.

    Thanks
     
  2. SouthJersey

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    I'll list our favorites in order and if not 5 listed, we don't like the other options in the park.:

    Epcot
    1. Le Cellier
    2. La Hacienda
    3. Chefs de France
    4. Via Napoli
    5. San Angel Inn

    Magic Kingdom
    1. Be Our Guest
    2. Crystal Palace - One of our favorite character breakfasts, but we won't do buffets for dinner :crazy2: except for Cape May Cafe.

    Hollywood Studios
    1. Hollywood Brown Derby
    2. Sci-Fi
    3. 50's Prime Time

    Animal Kingdom
    1. Tiffin's
    2. Yak & Yeti

    Disney Property Overall
    1. Victoria and Alberts
    2. Shula's
    3. Citrico's
    4. California Grill
    5. Jiko
    6. Narcoossee's
    7. Flying Fish
    8. Boathouse
    9. Le Cellier
    10. Artist Point
     
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  4. Haley R

    Haley R With all the strength of a raging fire

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    We still have quite a few that we would like to try so I’ll just put the ones we have tried and thought were decent.
    Epcot
    Nine dragons
    Teppan edo
    Sunshine seasons

    Ak
    None so far

    Mk
    Pecos bill
    Cinderella’s royal table

    Hs
    Backlot express
    Sci-fi dine in theater
     
  5. 1GoldenSun

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    This is fun!

    Magic Kingdom:
    1. Cinderella's Royal Table (Yes, I even like the food)
    2. The Plaza ( Like Eloise, I simply ADORE the Plaza!)
    3. Columbia Harbor House (An old favorite for tasty salmon and fish & chips and people-watching from upstairs)
    4. Be Our Guest
    5. Sleepy Hollow/Liberty Tree Tavern (tie)
    (haven't tried Crystal Palace or Skipper Canteen yet)

    EPCOT:
    1. Garden Grill (love Chip & Dale!)
    2. Biergarten (unless we get lame table-mates)
    3. Chefs de France
    4. Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie (honestly, I might like this best because I love choosing my pastry, but since it's counter service it's getting number 4)
    5. Rose & Crown
    (haven't tried Le Cellier, Coral Reef, Akershus, Nine Dragons, or Teppan Edo)

    Hollywood Studios:
    1. Backlot Express (no one will agree with me, I know, but the Dark Side chicken and waffles are a tradition for us!)
    2. Hollywood & Vine (the characters are great and I think the food is tasty too)
    3. Mama Melrose
    4. Hollywood Brown Derby (would rank higher but I think they over salt their food even beyond the Disney norm; the famous Cobb salad is more of a sodium salad)
    5. Sci-Fi Dine-In Theatre
    (haven't eaten at 50's Prime Time)

    Animal Kingdom:
    1. Yak & Yeti
    2. Tusker House
    3. Satu'li Canteen
    4. Restaurantosaurus (I love the "end of the world" themed music!)
    (this is all I have for this park since I haven't eaten at Tiffin's yet, nor, for some reason, Flame Tree BBQ, and I doubt the OP is interested in Anandapur Ice Cream Truck)

    Favorites not in parks are Victoria & Albert's, Boma, and Raglan Road. My kids would vouch for Dinosaur but those chicken-nugget eaters don't get a vote.
     
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  6. 1GoldenSun

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    Oh, and as far as what is new since 2013...Tiffin's and Satu'li Canteen for sure, and I think Skipper Canteen Jungle Navigation. I don't know what else, probably lots at Disney Springs.
     
  7. gharter

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    MK Shipper Canteen, Pecos Bill, Liberty Tree Tavern, BoG, columbia Harbour House
    AK Tiffins, Satu' li Canteen, Flame Tree, Tusker House, Yak and Yeti
    EPCOT Monsieur Paul, Chef De France, Tutto Italia, Tepan Edo,
    Hollywood Studios Brown Derby, Mama Melrose, Sci Fi

    Resort California Grill, Jiko, Flying fish, Il Mulino, Artist Point,
    Best Victoria and Alberts
     
  8. KenHutch

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    Magic Kingdom

    1 Liberty Tree Tavern
    2 Casey's
    3 Columbia House
    4 Pecos Bill

    Animal Kingdom

    1 Yak & Yeti's
    2 Tusker House

    Epcot

    1 Rose & Crown
    2 Garden Grill
    3 Via Napoli

    Hollywood Studios

    1 Sci-Fi
    2 50's Primetime
    3 Backyard Express

    We eat most of our meals at the hotels where you get much better food for your buck.

    1 Jiko's
    2 Ohana's
    3 Whispering Canyon Café
    4 Boma's
    5 Yachtman
     
  9. richkaryn

    richkaryn I work to pay for my Disney addiction.

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    MK: The Plaza
    for the other table service, we prefer to go to a MK area resort
    Columbia Harbor House is a pretty good quick service in MK though

    Epcot: Via Napoli
    Rose & Crown
    Coral Reef
    Tokyo Dining
    Biergarten

    HS: Sci-Fi....only place we will eat in HS- we will do table service at an area resort instead

    AK: Yak & Yeti
    Tusker House
    (haven't tried others yet)


    Resort Table Service:
    'Ohana dinner
    1900 Park Fare Breakfast
    Yachstman
    Whispering Canyon Cafe

    Disney Springs has so many new restaurants both table service and quick service since 2013.
    Trattoria al Forno on the Boardwalk is new as well
     
  10. piratepride

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    MK
    Crystal Palace
    Liberty Tree tavern
    Be Our Guest

    EP
    Teppan Edo
    Via Napoli

    HS
    50's Diner
    Sci-Fi

    AK
    Tusker House

    Resort
    Ohana (Favorite Disney Resaurant!)

    DS
    Splitzville
     
  11. TheSouthernBelle

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    No particular order on these, definitely check out mobile ordering if you're able to, it's a big time saver!

    MK
    Pinocchio Village Haus and Pecos Bill are our favorite CS restaurants
    Be Our Guest and Liberty Tree Tavern are our favorite TS, however I think BOG is transitioning to a priced fixed signature restaurant, not sure when that's happening but we love breakfast there.

    Epcot (no CS recommendations that we really like)
    La Hacienda
    San Angel Inn
    we really like Mexican food!!

    DHS
    Sci Fi Dine in is our favorite TS- lots of fun!!
    I have no favorite counter service at HS- sorry but I think HS has the worst counter/quick service restaurants in all of WDW

    AK
    We really like Flame Tree and Satuli for CS- we have not done any ADR's at AK but have heard Yak & Yeti is really good.

    Resort dining
    We love Ohana at the Poly for character breakfast- it's a lot of fun and nice that it's all you can eat but you don't have to get up and get your food, it's all served family style
    Also really enjoy the dinner at 1900 Park Fare at the Grand Floridian, the characters are a blast
    Boma Breakfast at Animal Kingdom Lodge, it's got a great variety of foods to please the crowds but it's a busy busy restaurant and I hate the wait.
     
  12. ENJDisneyFan

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    These are in no particular order...

    MK
    1 - BOG (dinner)
    2 - CRT (dinner), more for atmosphere/experience than food
    3 - Pecos Bills

    Epcot
    1 - Garden Grill (our favorite character meal on property!)
    2 - Biergarten
    3 - all of the QS around WS are pretty good IMO

    DHS
    1 - Sci Fi (the only must-do my kids ask for on every trip!)
    2 - H&V (the food is so-so but the characters are great)

    AK
    1 - Tusker House
    2 - Yak & Yeti
    3 - Flame Tree BBQ
     
  13. coast2coastmickey

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    We always eat at:

    Magic Kingdom
    1) Pecos Bill

    Epcot
    1) San Angel Inn
    2) Coral Reef

    Animal Kingdom
    1) Flame Tree BBQ
    2) Tusker House

    Hollywood Studios
    1) 50s Prime Time

    Though our favorite restaurant may be Cape May Dinner, which is at the Beach Club, not too far away from the international gateway park entrance at Epcot.
     
  14. Kae

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    MK
    Crystal Palace
    The Plaza
    Cosmic Rays
    Pecos Bills

    DS
    The Hollywood Brown Derby

    AK
    Flame Tree BBQ
    Restaurantosaurus

    Epcot
    Chefs de France
    Sunshine Seasons
    Any F & G or F & W booth 8-)
    Les Vins de Chefs de France

    Resorts
    Cape May
    GF Cafe
    Boma
    Artist Point
    Capt Cooks

     
  15. NYCgrrl

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    Only going to list places I've either eaten at or have current ADRs. Ranking is not based on preference; just what hit my head first:

    MK- we rarely eat more than a snack at this park and just go to the monorail resorts.

    Liberty Sq. Market
    Dole Whip (LOL)
    Tortuga Tavern when they have the turkey legs on the menu. Otherwise it's a pass for me.

    AK

    Harambe's Markets
    Flame Tree BBQ
    Yak & Yeti restaurant

    HS

    Brown Derby
    ABC Commissary
    Catalina Eddie's
    Rosie's All American

    Epcot

    VN
    TD
    Sommerfest
    Tangierine Cafe
    Yorkshire County Fish + Chips
    I'll be honest regarding Epcot...there are wayyy more places to eat there that I like;).


    The kiddos I travel with are past the character meal interactions so have never eaten at any of them.
     
  16. zebrastreyepz

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    • Magic Kingdom: Liberty Tree Tavern, Crystal Palace, Cinderella's Royal Table
    • Epcot: Biergarten
    • Hollywood Studios: 50s Prime Time Cafe, Sci Fi
    • Animal Kingdom: I prefer the QS options there of Satu'li and Flame Tree
    • Resorts: 'Ohana, Trail's End, Whispering Canyon Cafe, 1900 Park Fare
    There are many we have not tried but these are our favorites of the ones we have.

    I do not recommend Hollywood & Vine under any circumstances at the Studios. It's the only one I've left off my list entirely.
     
  17. CynBeth

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    MK - CP breakfast, LTT lunch, Tony’s dinner, and BOG dinner.
    Epcot - Coral Reef lunch or dinner, Tutto Italia lunch, Chefs dinner, and Le Cellier dinner.
    AK - TH breakfast and Rainforest Cafe lunch,
    DHS - HBD lunch and 50’s PRC dinner.
    Resorts - WCC breakfast, Cape May breakfast, Trails’s End breakfast, and Boma breakfast or dinner.
     
  18. sanapp

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    Curious are you open to doing signature locations which would probably mean 2 meals (still 3 credits) per day or do you want 3 actual 1 credit per day.
     
  19. Whitaker24

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    What is mobile ordering?
     
  20. Haley R

    Haley R With all the strength of a raging fire

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    It's where you order on your phone before arriving to a quick service restaurant. You then can go back on your phone to click "I am here" at the restaurant and pick up your food when it is ready. It's essentially a way to skip the lines at quick service spots so you don't have to wait to order.
     
  21. deakam

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    Magic Kingdom
    Used to be Be our Guest but haven't done the new menu and it doesn't really appeal to me as a 2 credit dining experience.
    The Plaza is a must do every trip.
    Love the Taco trio at Pecos Bills
    Liberty Tree Tavern---lunch is better because of the menu choices.
    Crystal Palace--Winnie the Pooh and Tigger too!!!

    Epcot
    Akershus dinner with Princesses
    Via Napoli
    Rose and Crown
    Garden Grill---Chip and Dale
    Liberty Inn---great BBQ pulled pork sandwich.

    Animal Kingdom
    Satu'li Canteen
    Tusker House---all meals with Donald Duck
    Flame Tree---decent BBQ
    Yak and Yeti---good food--great drinks

    Hollywood Studios
    Sci-fi Dine In is fun
    50's Prime Time has great fried chicken
    Mama Melrose's---we usually do the Fantasmic package because that line is crazy
    Backlot Express has a decent burger

    Not in a park favorites
    Kona for breakfast---Mimosas made with Stitch juice
    Ragland Road
    Boatwright's Dining hall
     

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