wdw dining Archive

California Grill Lounge Review

This post reviews our experience at the California Grill Lounge, which is really just an area in the middle of the restaurant with a different style of tables and chairs that doesn’t require reservations. Like California Grill itself, the lounge is a Signature Restaurant participating in the Disney Dining Plan. It also accepts the Tables

Planet Hollywood Observatory Review

Planet Hollywood Observatory is a restaurant in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World. This dining spot has been thematically “re-imagined” to a planetarium, and has added a menu by Guy Fieri. In this review, we’ll offer food photos of some new items on the menu, thoughts on the theme, and our take as to whether

The Wave Breakfast Buffet Review

The Wave is a restaurant in Disney’s Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney World. This review features the breakfast buffet at The Wave…of American Flavors, which we view as a moderately-priced option for which Advance Dining Reservations are typically not required. While The Wave accepts the Disney Dining Plan for breakfast, we do not recommend using DDP

Disney Dining Reviews Index

Walt Disney World and Disneyland have many restaurants and dining options. To assist you in choosing where to eat, our reviews feature food photos, thoughts on cuisine & ambiance, and other useful information. This page features links to each Walt Disney World and Disneyland restaurant we’ve reviewed, plus links for the Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disney Resort, Hong

Animal Kingdom Counter Service Rankings

Here we rank the best quick service restaurants in Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World, with the pros & cons of each dining option. While Animal Kingdom has a limited number of counter service options, the top choices here each pack some punch, and are among some of our favorite places for a fast bite at

Oasis Pool Bar & Grill Review

Oasis Pool Bar & Grill is a counter service restaurant at Walt Disney World’s Polynesian Village Resort. This review features food photos, our recommendations as to what to order, and who should make the trek to this new-ish pool bar along the Magic Kingdom monorail loop. Before we get to all that, I want to start

California Grill Review

California Grill is a Walt Disney World Signature Restaurant located in Disney’s Contemporary Resort. The restaurant features classic cuisine with a California fusion twist that makes for an experience that is simultaneously conventional, but also a bit adventurous. In addition to being a wonderful fine dining restaurant, it’s also one of the best locations at

Splitsville Luxury Lanes Review

Splitsville Luxury Lanes is a bowling alley and restaurant in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World. This review of their dining room features food photos, our take on the ambiance here, and whether it’s worth taking time from your vacation to try Splitsville. As basic planning info, the Splitsville dining room is a 1-credit table