New Dining Experiences returning to the Disneyland Resort

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More dining experiences are reopening at the Disneyland Resort! Some character dining is returning along with other guest favorite dining locations.

Related – Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures at Napa Rose returning on August 26th

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All you explorers and adventurers will be thrilled to know Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar will start taking reservations for lunch AND dinner beginning Aug. 11, with the first reservation date Aug. 15. We all know it’s a real jungle out there, so be sure to book a reservation!

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Carnation Café at Disneyland park, opening Sept. 16, is all about classic comfort food! Start your morning with Mickey waffles, and for lunch (and dinner!), enjoy some of Walt’s favorite chili or Chicken fried Chicken. Maybe find a new favorite like the Parmesan-crusted Patty Melt or the new Short Rib with homemade Mac and Cheese.

Related – Carnation Cafe in Disneyland is Reopening next month

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When you arrive at Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures at Napa Rose, Disney Princesses will greet you on a private patio for an exclusive photo opportunity. Throughout the experience, little princesses and princes will enjoy fun Princess-themed activities and receive a special keepsake to remember their special morning!

The menu at this magical breakfast features delicious breakfast and luncheon offerings. Start with three-tier towers of appetizers, which may include chia and granola parfait with mango, kiwi, and coconut; ham and cheese sandwiches with cranberry cream cheese, and lobster salad crostini with a dinglehopper. (How cute is that?)

Kids can choose from house-made mac ‘n’ cheese, princess waffles, and barbecue beef sliders for the main course. A selection of savory options for adults includes scrambled eggs, turkey sausages, vegetables, and a selection of meats, such as applewood-smoked pork belly and braised short ribs.

Chocolate princess cake pops, petite raspberry tarts, seashell macarons, sorbet, and more are the perfect sweet ending to this enchanting experience.

Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures at Napa Rose at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa opens on Aug. 26, with booking available Aug.11.

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The fantastic all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast and dinner buffets and serving stations at Goofy’s Kitchen will welcome guests back starting Aug. 18. Although Goofy and Friends will not be hosting at the reopening, they will be returning at a later day – stay tuned for more details.

Start your day with made-to-order omelets, Mickey-shaped waffles and pancakes, French toast, sausage, bacon, eggs Benedict, smoked salmon, pastries and fresh fruit, and fresh vegetables. And don’t forget to try Goofy’s very own peanut butter and jelly pizza!

Related – Goofy’s Kitchen will welcome guests back starting Aug. 18th

Dinner offerings include fresh fish, seasonal vegetables, tossed salads, mac & cheese, and pizzas, as well as an onstage meat carving station. And a trip to the decadent dessert buffet is a must at Goofy’s Kitchen! 

Goofy’s Kitchen at Disneyland Hotel opens on Aug. 18, with booking available Aug. 11. Note: Goofy and Friends will not be hosting at the reopening. They will be returning on a later day – stay tuned.

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Rise and shine for “Minnie & Friends – Breakfast in the Park,” an all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet at Plaza Inn. Join Minnie and some of your favorite Disney pals while dining on hearty breakfast classics: made-to-order omelets and Mickey waffles, French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, breakfast potatoes, fresh-baked pastries and breads, fruit, and hot and cold cereals.

Minnie & Friends for breakfast at Plaza Inn opens on Aug.12, with booking available Aug. 11.

Be sure to click the links for each restaurant for the new protocol and menus for our Character Dining experiences.  While the experiences may look a little different, guests can still expect to smile and wave, snap selfies, and make unforgettable memories with some of their favorite Disney friends as they make appearances in the restaurants.

Below is the current Dining Guide. Enjoy!

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Disneyland Park 

  • Alien Pizza Planet (mobile order available)
  • Bengal Barbecue (mobile order available)
  • Blue Bayou Restaurant  
  • Café Orleans
  • Carnation Café (opening Sept. 16)
  • Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo (mobile order available)
  • Edelweiss Snacks (mobile order available)
  • French Market Restaurant (mobile order available)
  • Galactic Grill (mobile order available)
  • Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor (mobile order available)
  • Harbour Galley  (mobile order available)
  • Hungry Bear Restaurant (mobile order available)
  • Jolly Holiday Bakery Café (mobile order available)
  • Kat Saka’s Kettle 
  • Little Red Wagon (mobile order available)
  • Market House
  • Maurice’s Treats 
  • Milk Stand (mobile order available)
  • Mint Julep Bar (mobile order available)
  • Oga’s Cantina 
  • Plaza Inn – Minnie & Friends Breakfast (opening Aug. 12;  booking available Aug. 11)
  • Plaza Inn 
  • Rancho del Zocalo Restaurante 
  • Red Rose Taverne (mobile order available)
  • Refreshment Corner (mobile order available)
  • River Belle Terrace
  • Ronto Roasters (mobile order available)
  • Ship to Shore Marketplace
  • Stage Door Café (mobile order available)
  • The Golden Horseshoe (mobile order available)
  • The Tropical Hideaway 
  • Tiki Juice Bar (mobile order available)
  • Various vending carts serving ice cream, popcorn, churros, beverages, snacks, and hot foods
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Disney California Adventure Park

  • Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats 
  • Alfresco Tasting Terrace (open exclusively for Legacy Passholders and their guests through Aug. 15)
  • Angry Dogs
  • Award Wieners (mobile order available)
  • Bayside Brews (mobile order available)
  • Cappuccino Cart – Gourmet Coffee (mobile order available)
  • Carthay Circle Lounge – Alfresco Dining 
  • Carthay Circle Restaurant 
  • Clarabelle’s Hand-Scooped Ice Cream (mobile order available)
  • Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill (mobile order available)
  • Corn Dog Castle (mobile order available)
  • Cozy Cone Motel (mobile order available)
  • Fiddler, Fifer & Practical
  • Flo’s V-8 Café (mobile order available)
  • Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop
  • Hollywood Lounge (mobile order available)
  • Jack-Jack Cookie Num Nums 
  • Lamplight Lounge 
  • Lamplight Lounge – Boardwalk Dining 
  • Lamplight Lounge Brunch Fri., Sat. & Sun. only
  • Lucky Fortune Cookery (mobile order available)
  • Mendocino Terrace 
  • Pacific Wharf Cafe (mobile order available)
  • Pacific Wharf Distribution Co. (mobile order available)
  • Paradise Garden Grill (mobile order available)
  • Poultry Palace 
  • Pym Tasting Lab (mobile order available)
  • Pym Test Kitchen featuring Impossible® (mobile order available)
  • Rita’s Baja Blenders (mobile order available) 
  • Schmoozies! (mobile order available)
  • Shawarma Palace
  • Shawarma Palace Too
  • Smokejumpers Grill (mobile order available)
  • Sonoma Terrace (mobile order available)
  • Studio Catering Co. (mobile order available)
  • Terran Treats
  • Wine Country Trattoria 
  • Various vending carts serving ice cream, popcorn, churros, beverages, snacks, and hot foods
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Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

  • GCH Craftsman Bar 
  • GCH Craftsman Grill (mobile order available)
  • Hearthstone Lounge 
  • Napa Rose (dinner only)
  • Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures at Napa Rose (opens Aug. 26 with booking available Aug. 11)
  • Storytellers Café (dinner)
  • Storytellers Café – Mickey’s Tales of Adventure Breakfast (Daily breakfast; Friday, Sat., and Sun. Brunch from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

Disneyland Hotel

  • Goofy’s Kitchen (opening Aug. 18 with booking available Aug. 11. Note: Goofy and Friends return at a later date)
  • Tangaroa Terrance Tropical Bar & Grill (mobile order available)
  • Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar 
  • The Coffee House (mobile order available)
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Downtown Disney District

  • Ballast Point Brewing Company 
  • Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes 
  • Crazy Shake™ Window by Black Tap
  • Catal Restaurant
  • Earl of Sandwich
  • Jamba
  • La Brea Bakery Café
  • Marceline’s Confectionery
  • Naples Ristorante e Bar
  • Napolini Pizzeria 
  • Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen
  • Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen Express 
  • Salt & Straw 
  • Splitsville Luxury Lanes
  • Sprinkles
  • Starbucks 
  • Tortilla Jo’s 
  • Taqueria at Tortilla Jo’s 
  • Uva Bar & Cafe
  • Wetzel’s Pretzels 

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