Best of Walt Disney World – Dining Edition

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Everything about Walt Disney World travel is an attraction.  From the bus ride all of the way to nighttime celebrations, you should feel like everything has an element of fun. The average Walt Disney World traveler will spend many hours planning out their vacation itinerary and much of that time will be spent on planning where in the “world” to eat!!

Enjoy this quick list of best Disney Dining selections!!

Best View

Located at the top floor of Disney’s Contemporary Resort, California Grill offers stunning views of Magic Kingdom as well as spectacular views of the nighttime fireworks celebration, Wishes. In addition to the wonderful views you will also be treated to superb affair.


Best Character Meal

Character dining is one of the most popular dining experiences for Walt Disney World travelers. While there are an array of selections many will tell you that Chef Mickey’s is a must do. The restaurant offers a breakfast and dinner buffet and is located at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. You will be entertained by the monorail that drives over the restaurant while the fabulous five visit your table for pictures and autographs. Located in the heart of Magic Kingdom, lies another fan favorite, Crystal Palace. This location offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. While Mickey and Minnie will not be visiting your table, Pooh and friends will be around for some friendly fun!!

Best Outdoor Dining

Wilderness Lodge has breathtaking views, so it is no wonder that the best outdoor dining location is located on Wilderness Lodge property. Artist’s Point is a signature dining location which boasts a beautiful terrace that overlooks a lake and waterfalls that is meant to be modeled after national parks.

Best Dining for Kids

As parents plan their Walt Disney World vacation, they aim to please the children. While children will love the character dining experiences there are plenty of other dining locations that offer a fun atmosphere that children love! Rainforest Café is a child favorite.  There your children will be immersed in the sight and sounds of the jungle. Rainforest Café can be found at Downtown Disney Marketplace.  If you are looking for some “rootin tootin” fun, look no further than Whispering Canyon Café. Here your family will be encouraged to horse around. Whispering Canyon Café  is located at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge.


Once you decide where you are going to dine, it is highly recommended to make Advanced Dining Reservations.  Please call 407-WDW-DINE or you can book them online on the Walt Disney World Website.

See ya real soon!!

Kelly the WDW Guru


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