The Most Popular Dining Locations at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida

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A woman and child dining in the Animal Kingdom Lodge, the mother is smiling looking off camera through a window and the little girl is also smiling looking in the same direction with binoculars held against her eyes. The mother has a bowl of seafood in front of her whereas the girl has a plate with chicken curry, rice and green beans.
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These are the most popular restaurants in Walt Disney World Resort - so make sure to get your reservations as soon as possible so you don’t miss out!

Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is full of delicious dining options, from stir-fries and curries to pizza and barbecue. To ensure you have the most fabulous dining experiences at the restaurants of your choice, we highly recommend booking your dining in advance (you can do this starting 60 days before your trip), especially if you’re wanting to eat at some of the Resort’s most popular restaurants. 

Here is a list of our favourite restaurants to book at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida!


1. 'Ohana


This polynesian-inspired restaurant presents two incredible dining options: the Best Friends Breakfast with Lilo & Stitch, and an all-you-care-to-enjoy dinner selection, showcasing delicious Hawaiian cuisine. This beautifully themed restaurant can be found in Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort.

At breakfast, indulge in a variety of fresh fruit, Mickey-shaped waffles, scrambled eggs, island-style potatoes and other delicious options to energise you for a day in the Parks! For dinner, savour a diverse range of dishes, including ‘Ohana Noodles, Honey-Coriander Chicken Wings and Black Pepper and Teriyaki-glazed Steak. With allergy-friendly choices available, everyone can enjoy this experience. 


2. Roundup Rodeo BBQ

Step into Andy’s rodeo playpen in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, where you can dine surrounded by Western towns and train station playsets. Enjoy some delicious Evil Dr. Smoked Ribs or There’s a Sausage in my Boot – Fire-Grilled Pork Sausage whilst surrounded by huge statues of your favourite toys from the Toy Story franchise. In addition, there is also Trixie’s Plant-Based Trio for you to tuck into, including Combat Carloflower with Harissa Drizzle and Walnut Gremolata. Just make sure Andy doesn’t spot you!


Empty restaurant with large statues of toys including bo peep and her three sheep, Bo peep is a blonde doll wearing a white dress with pink details. There are also large dice statues. The tables are wooden and multicoloured in Toy Story colours. The backdrop is fake paper town based on Woody's backstory and the ceiling has space theming.


3. Cinderella's Royal Table 


Have you ever dreamed of stepping inside Cinderella Castle, the iconic centrepiece of Magic Kingdom Park? Well, you can not only take a glimpse of the life of a princess but also dine like one! From the moment you step into the banquet hall, you’ll be treated like royalty, surrounded by medieval flags and majestic stone archways. This dining experience is truly elegant and a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Keep an eye out for your favourite Disney Princesses, who are sure to make a special appearance during your meal.

Venture to Magic Kingdom Park for this delightful experience where kids can unleash their creativity with “create your own” dessert options like the Build-Your-Own-Cupcake or the Sword in the Sweet. Adults are also in for a treat, with mouthwatering mains such as the Grilled Filet Mignon and the Crab-topped Catch of the Day.


Princess dressed in blue and yellow dress with red details on it and a red cape as well as red bow in her black hair (Snow White) greeting guests at a table in a restaurant. A little girl looks up to the princess smiling and shocked with a tiara in her hair as her mother amiles watching, pulling back a strand of hair from the child's face. There is also an older sister looking at the princess with a plait in her hair.


4. Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant


If you’ve ever yearned for the nostalgic charm of a 1950s-style drive-in theatre, this is the place for you! Tuck into some classic American cuisine, starting with crispy fried onion rings, followed by lunch items such as the Classic American Burger or Chicken Salad Sandwich. Finish on a sweet note with a Caramel Brownie Cheesecake or Hot Fudge Sundae! All served right to your car-shaped table while a large screen plays thrilling sci-fi clips.

Located within Disney’s Hollywood Studios, this restaurant offers a more relaxed atmosphere compared to others, yet it remains popular thanks to its charming theming. This restaurant is exclusive with a limited number of tables available, so if this experience is on your must-do list or you are travelling in a large group, be sure to make your reservations starting 60 days in advance when bookings open!


5. Be Our Guest Restaurant 


Put their service to the test at Be Our Guest Restaurant, located in Fantasyland within Magic Kingdom Park. This royal experience is another crowd favourite! Lumière and the dishes are sure to dazzle you with a delightful array of French cuisine, featuring Escargot de Bourgogne, Short Rib Beef Bourguignon, and Roasted Poulet Rouge Chicken. Bon Appétit!

Immerse yourself completely in the heartwarming and romantic ambience of one of our favourite fairy tales, Beauty and the Beast, as you dine in either the Grand Ballroom, the West Wing or the Rose Gallery. Each room offers its own individual charm.

TOP TIP! If you aren’t able to get a reservation for one of your top restaurant choices, keep checking back in the lead-up to your trip, and even once you arrive. People might change their plans and cancel, giving you the chance to snatch up their booking instead.


6. Story Book Dining at Artist Point with Snow White


If you are hoping for a cosy dining experience with some of your favourite storybook characters, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is the perfect place to go! Tuck into delicious dishes such as "Cottage" Beef Stroganoff or Magic Mirror's Slow-braised Pork Shank then finish the evening off with a mouth-watering Fairy Tale Gooseberry Tart. 


As you savour the selection of delicious flavours, meet and greet Snow White, Dopey and Grumpy as they make their way through the restaurant. If you are brave enough, you can even meet the Evil Queen to pose for a wicked photo with her, and take a bite of her irresistible “Poison” Apple; a dark chocolate-apple mousse.


A restaurant with dark lighting yet cosy, above there are decorative trees inside with multicoloured twinkling lights, below there is Grumpy the dwarf, a man with a large nose and furrowed eyebrows wearing a blue hat and a red outfit. Grumpy has his hands on his hips and is looking towards guests sat at a wooden table, a family of 4, a mum, dad and two boys who are smiling/laughing at him.


7. Beaches & Cream Soda Shop


Beaches & Cream Soda Shop at Disney’s Beach Club Resort is a quaint, casual dining restaurant with a limited seating capacity, so a dining reservation is a must! Themed around an old-fashioned soda shop, it’s the perfect spot to escape from the Florida heat while listening to classic songs play on the jukebox. Sip on some refreshing fizzy drinks from the soda fountain, treat yourself to a variety of sweet treats or tuck into some savoury options like burgers and fries. 


Or if you’re up for the challenge, order the Kitchen Sink Sundae; vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, cookies ‘n’ cream, and mint chocolate chip ice cream topped with hot fudge, peanut butter, Snickers pieces, fresh baked brownie, banana, sprinkles, cherries, cream and more, all served up in a literal kitchen sink!


4 guests sat around a huge silver bowl full of many scoops of ice cream, whipped cream, sprinkles, m&m's brownies and cherries. One girl has sparkly minnie mouse ears on her head and both women are looking at one of the men. They are all holding spoons near their multicoloured mini bowls.


8. 1900 Park Fare 


Another dining adventure not to be missed is 1900 Park Fare at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Be prepared to be amazed as you tuck into delicious buffet-style dishes available for breakfast and dinner at this recently refurbished restaurant. Whilst savouring the mouthwatering cuisine, keep an eye out for familiar faces including Aladdin dressed in his regal Prince Ali robes, Mirabel, Cinderella, and Princess Tiana!


9. Topolino's Terrace - Flavors of Riviera


Whether you are seeking a delightful breakfast with Mickey and friends with a prix-fixe menu or a luxurious dinner where you can dress up smart, Topolino’s Terrace at Disney’s Riviera Resort offers it all! These distinct dining experiences not only vary in ambiance but also flavours. In the morning, mingle with your beloved Disney Characters (wearing outfits exclusive to this location!) while enjoying delightful fresh pastries, smoked salmon, and eggs cooked to your liking. In the evening, indulge in fresh seafood and hand-crafted pasta selections.

A white plate of gorgeous food, what looks like a cheesecake from a fairy tale. There is a shiny blue and purple coloured tear shaped food on top of small crushed pieces of buscuit crumbs. There is a white chocolate arch over this and to the right there is a yellow crown shaped edible paper on top of raspberries and blackberries with small pieces of gold on them.


10. Le Cellier Steakhouse 


Immerse yourself in the cosy cellar of a Canadian château within the World Showcase at EPCOT. Take a break from the thrills of the park by entering this sizzling steakhouse, where you are spoiled for choice with tender steaks, fresh seafood, cheesy poutine fries and other regional cuisine inspired by the provinces of Canada. After a delicious sit-down meal, step outside to watch the fantastic firework display, Luminous - The Symphony of Us, over the World Showcase Lagoon!


Now that you are aware of the most exclusive restaurants, it’s time to start planning your dining reservations. Take a look at our step-by-step guide to making your Walt Disney World dining reservations so you’re fully prepared.


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