Top 10 Disney World Table Service Restaurants
Walt Disney World has tons of table service restaurants, and this list ranks the 10 best in 2023. We’ve done all of the top dining in Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, resorts, Disney Springs, plus third-party hotels in Orlando, Florida–these are our favorites. With so many great options, it’s difficult to narrow down this list! (Updated January 23, 2023.)
Solid choices that didn’t make the cut include Hollywood Brown Derby, Boma – Flavors of Africa, Be Our Guest Restaurant, Morimoto Asia, Jaleo, Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’, Raglan Road, STK, and Skipper Canteen. Several of these are excellent, and we wouldn’t fault anyone for including them in their personal top 10 lists.
Frankly, over half of this list could be dominated by Disney Springs restaurants, which tend to offer better quality and value as they compete with real world dining options. Beyond that, restaurants in resorts tend to outperform those in the parks, with the exception of a few locations in EPCOT’s World Showcase.
It’s also worth noting that these rankings revolve around cuisine rather than theme. Many Walt Disney World fan-favorite restaurants, including some that we absolutely adore, have been “snubbed” from this top 10 list as a result. That doesn’t mean that they aren’t great options, especially for families. (See our Top 10 Themed Restaurants at Walt Disney World for the most fun, family-friendly, and unique dining options.)
Another caveat to this list is that there’s a huge gap between the top 3 and everything else. This is truth in quality, style, and–especially–price. Each of these serves high end prix fixe menus that range from around $195 to over $600. It’s likely this trio is chasing Michelin stars now that the iconic guide has a Florida edition.
Nevertheless, we do not view these restaurants as realistic recommendations for most Walt Disney World visitors. Since this is a planning resource first and foremost, we are expanding our list to the top 10 entries in addition to the top tier trio. So in other words, it’s now a top 13 list.
Below is a brief synopsis why each restaurant makes this list of the best Walt Disney World table service restaurants for 2023. Click the restaurant name for our full review of each restaurant. Okay, let’s take a look at which Walt Disney World restaurants made the cut…
T10. Tiffins – A tribute to the explorations and travels that provided the genesis of Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park, Tiffins simultaneously feels like dining in an art gallery, and eating at a high-end, low-key restaurant where globe-trotting Imagineers would themselves dine. Fortunately, it’s not a hodgepodge or scholar’s den of eccentricities, and instead is a carefully-curated art gallery, with great attention to detail.
The menu at Tiffins is delightful, with a variety of ambitious dishes that are adventurous and reflective of the restaurant’s overarching theme. Again, it’s all about attention to detail here, with everything from presentation to the confluence of flavors making Tiffins a winner. There are several approachable options here, but Tiffins is a great place to challenge your taste buds, step outside your comfort zone, and take a veritable adventure in dining.
T10. Yachtsman Steakhouse – A carnivore’s paradise, Yachtsman Steakhouse is the place to go at Walt Disney World for glorious cuts of meat. This is apparent as soon as you walk in the entrance where you see…a butcher in a case booth making the “magic” happen. It also manages an upscale setting, with sophisticated design, rich woods, and a classy interior.
You really can’t go wrong with the cuts of meat here–no matter what you get, you’re in for a treat. Although Yachtsman Steakhouse has other menu items besides colossal cuts of meat, these are where the magic happens. The ‘classics’ makes it the most approachable Signature Restaurant at Walt Disney World, and something that even “meat and potatoes” kinds of guests will enjoy and appreciate.
T10. Sanaa — Sanaa scores a lot of points for offering a unique and excellent menu, and for better price points than the Signature restaurants on this list. Sanaa also has incredible ambiance, with views of animals grazing outside the restaurant. The out of the way location of Sanaa at Kidani Village means that Sanaa is rarely overly crowded, which adds to its intimacy and also means you will usually have an attentive server.
The menu at Sanaa is quite remarkable for a Walt Disney World restaurant, with a lot of options that might scare away the regular tourist who simply wants meat and potatoes. You can find options like that at Sanaa (don’t worry, there’s a “regular” steak), but the majority of the menu is a bit more adventurous. This excellent unique menu is what separates Sanaa from a lot of other Walt Disney World restaurants, and reasonable prices (especially at lunch) on many delicious menu items makes it one of the 10 best table service restaurants at Walt Disney World.
T10. The Boathouse — The transformation of Disney Springs has absolutely reinvigorated the dining scene. This district has gone from a place only to be visited if you wanted to get some shopping done, or maybe dinner at Raglan Road, to an integral part of any Walt Disney World vacation. There are a number of reasons for this, but the main one is unquestionably the upscale dining scene.
Our list of the best table service restaurants at Disney Springs features 5 locations that arguably could’ve made this list. The best among these is The Boathouse, which offers fine dining and a fun atmosphere. While the theme may seem at odds with the Signature status, it works for the style of restaurant on the waterfront at Disney Springs. Then there’s the food, which is almost all excellent, and it’s easy to see why the Boathouse has already attracted a legion of dedicated fans.
9. California Grill — Offering incredible ambiance, sophisticated decor, and undoubtedly the best views of any restaurant at Walt Disney World, California Grill is a winner. When dining here, a window table is almost a must. Make ADRs for about 60 to 90 minutes before the Magic Kingdom’s fireworks, and be willing to wait for a window table.
California Grill falls a few slots this year due to its prix fixe menu for the 50th Anniversary. While we enjoyed our experience (see Review: California Grill 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner), this menu is undeniably limiting and unexpected of a Signature Restaurant. Additionally, we miss the (still!) temporarily unavailable “Brunch at the Top”, which was the best meal at California Grill. With another prix fixe menu coming in April 2023, it’s unlikely California Grill will regain its spot in the top 5 anytime soon.
8. Toledo Steakhouse – Walt Disney World always has some “hidden gem” restaurants, but rarely are they both this good and still underrated. In fairness, a big reason why Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood isn’t particularly popular right now is the lack of conventions at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort (those events are the reason Gran Destino Tower was built in the first place)–it’s pretty out of the way for most casual tourists.
Nevertheless, Toledo’s concept is ambitious and fun, the food is delicious, the views are exceptional, and the prices–for the quality of the cuisine–are not inflated too much by Walt Disney World standards. The fact that Toledo caters heavily to conventioneers plays a huge part in all of this, and will likely ensure that the restaurant maintains its high standards. Toledo is absolutely worth the challenging commute.
7. Jiko — The Cooking Place — This is one restaurant that is well worth the detour to an otherwise out-of-the-way resort. Jiko at Animal Kingdom Lodge is one of our favorite date night destinations, and we especially love doing it at Christmas-time. The wild boar, lamb shank, and beef short rib are still all-stars, and are every bit as good as we remember. These dishes are also inventive while being approachable, which is a common theme of our favorite Signature Restaurants.
Moreover, ambiance of Jiko continues to make it an Animal Kingdom Lodge highlight. The color palette of the restaurant changes to mimic an African sunset as the night progresses. The service is also excellent, with servers who are knowledgeable about the menu and the extensive drink list. Its prices are in line with other Signature restaurants, so it’s no gem from a value perspective, but the cuisine is worth the prices.
6. Citricos – We’ve never been huge fans of Citricos at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort in the past, but the reimagined restaurant that won us over. The menu is superlative, with sophisticated Floridian cuisine and an abundance of citrus infusions. These dishes are inventive, beautifully-plated, delicious, and in keeping with the spirit of Citricos. The only downside is portions and pricing–this is arguably the closest Walt Disney World gets to haute cuisine.
The atmosphere is a marked improvement over the previous incarnation of the restaurant. The style is supposedly influenced by Mary Poppins, but that’s almost totally unnoticeable. It’s simply modernized with design motifs that vaguely evoke visuals from the film. Citricos is now practically perfect, and this reimagining was a supercalifragilistic upgrade to both the menu and interior.
5. Flying Fish – Located on the BoardWalk, Flying Fish is the perfect adult’s night out, as you can enjoy the ambiance of the BoardWalk after a meal at the restaurant. The ambiance of Flying Fish is also great, with nice decor and an open kitchen and nice bar that add to the energy of the restaurant.
Flying Fish is simultaneously fancy but approachable, with ambitious and inventive menu items that are also comforting, tried and true favorites. For entrees, the Flying Fish’s Signature Chef’s Duo is the Char-crusted New York Strip Steak and Potato-wrapped Red Snapper. These are superlative, arguably the best 1-2 punch in all of Walt Disney World dining. While those are the unequivocal highlights, the menu is strong from top to bottom, with unique appetizers, desserts, and other entrees. While it doesn’t push the envelope as much as Citricos, Flying Fish delivers delicious results that make it more appealing, in our view, to a wider range of guests.
4. Topolino’s Terrace – Along with Toledo, this is one of two new restaurants that offer superlative rooftop dining that surpasses perennial favorites. Since it opened, we’ve done several dinners at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera, which has become our go-to restaurant for a high quality and filling fine dining experience that also offers great views and atmosphere.
Located at Disney’s Riviera Resort, it’s an easy Skyliner gondola ride from several resorts plus both Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and offers fireworks views of both parks. While dinner is the main reason it makes this list, families should not overlook the exceptional Breakfast Á la Art with Mickey & Friends, which is our new favorite character meal at Walt Disney World. Topolino’s Terrace is a lot like Flying Fish, in that it’s both inventive and approachable–this gets the slight edge of the two thanks to its rooftop setting and slightly deeper menu, but you truly cannot go wrong either way.
Top Tier Trio
3. Monsieur Paul – Upon reopening late last year, Monsieur Paul introduced a new prix fixe menu starting at $195 per person, plus tax and gratuity. It has been incredibly popular since returning despite this serious price increase and more limited lineup of menu items. It’ll be interesting to see how long this continues; Monsieur Paul had trouble filling tables pre-closure, and offered a summer special to attract patrons.
Nevertheless, Monsieur Paul is a sublime dining experience–one of the best at Walt Disney World. It’s opulent and well-appointed without being too intimidating or overly stuffy. The Art Nouveau design, details, and table settings make clear that Monsieur Paul is a fine dining restaurant, but wall photos of the late Chef Paul Bocuse with giant mice and a rat help to remind that this restaurant is indeed in a Walt Disney World theme park.
Cuisine at Monsieur Paul is a veritable Tour de France, with each dish offering tremendous nuance and variety. Presentation is meticulous and exquisite, flavors are bold and inventive, and service is attentive. With that said, Monsieur Paul won’t be for everyone. As noted, Monsieur Paul is fine dining, and the emphasis here is on quality over quantity. If you’re looking for one of the best meals you can have at Walt Disney World, look no further. If you’re looking for one of the biggest meals, look elsewhere.
2. Takumi Tei – Sadly, it’s a similar story with the recently-reopened Takumi-Tei. This restaurant dropped its a la carte menu in favor of only offering Omakase Tasting Menus, its twist on prix fixe. The vegetarian version is $150 and the normal variety–featuring Japanese A5 wagyu steak–costs $250. This is another very significant price increase.
Takumi Tei is a lot like Monsieur Paul, but totally different. Whereas France’s flagship eatery is Epcot’s most refined, Takumi Tei is its highest concept. Both are incredibly sophisticated, but ultimately illustrate the differences between service and cuisine in Japan and France.
While the food is absolutely spectacular (especially the Omakase Tasting Menu, which is highlighted by Wagyu and bone marrow), Takumi Tei is all about Omotenashi. This is the Japanese concept of service with great attention to detail and from the bottom of the heart. It’s incredibly warm, gracious, and welcoming. Oh, and the food cannot be overlooked–from seafood to duck to that glorious beef, Takumi Tei is an absolute winner, and its top tier meals give Victoria & Albert’s a run for its money…
1. Victoria & Albert’s — Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is the absolute best restaurant at Walt Disney World, and by a wide margin. Everything about the restaurant is exquisite, making it far and away the best restaurant at Walt Disney World. It’s the only AAA 5-Diamond restaurant in the Orlando area and one of the top-rated restaurants in all of Florida. The restaurant is quiet and well-appointed, and the service is exquisite.
Victoria & Albert’s offers a prix fixe six-course meal consisting of gourmet and specialty fine dining options, along with other “premium” items that can be ordered for an additional charge. If you’re a real foodie, you can also book the Chef’s Table for a unique, albeit less romantic, dining option. Given all of this, why would Victoria & Albert’s not be #1 on anyone’s list?
Price. The fixed-price cost for the regular dining room starts at roughly $300 per person. With wine pairings and upgrades, the cost can easily eclipse $800 for a couple–maybe even $1,000. That alone makes us tempted to even exclude Victoria & Albert’s from eligibility, since it’s unlike any other restaurant at Walt Disney World. If a meal here costs 5 times as much as the other entries, one would hope that it’s a bit better! Beyond that, most planners probably aren’t debating between Sebastian’s Bistro and Victoria & Albert’s for their night out. The two simply are incomparable in every way, save for both serving meals of food.
There you have it, our top 10 list of table service restaurants at Walt Disney World. You may notice that a lot of popular restaurants didn’t make this list. This includes a handful of Signature Restaurants, a high number of superlative Disney Springs options, and a few under-the-radar fan favorites. As we said above, it was difficult to narrow the list down to the 10 best table service restaurants at Walt Disney World…but we managed to do it!
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Do you agree with our top 10 table service restaurants at Walt Disney World? Any restaurants that you’d add to the list? Any dining spots we list that you do not think are worthy of a spot? What are your favorite table service restaurants in Walt Disney World? Any questions? Hearing your feedback–even when you disagree with us–is both interesting to us and helpful to other readers, so please share your thoughts below in the comments!
Not a fan of Flying Fish, Via Napoli, California Grill or the Boathouse. After giving The Brown Derby another chance in Dec 22 we will not be back! Mediocre food and small portions at inflated prices! Also, Sanaa was a big disappointment to us – apart from the bread service, the food was just okay and the ambience was more like a cafe. We had 2 meals at Hacienda de San Angel (watching harmonious during dinner was amazing), Morimoto Asia & The Yachtsman were the best meals of our trip. Space 220 food was very good but again extremely expensive so a one time visit for us. We visit Be Our Guest every trip as we love the theming and the food is always decent – this year my entree was put on the table while I was eating my appetiser!! The bill was put on my table with dessert and the server returned while I was eating it to see if I had taken care of the bill. The tip reflected the service! We like to sit down for a meal daily while on vacation but the prices for table service are now untenable for us so we will probably stay off property for the first time ever next time we go unless the dining plan returns.
My own personal top 10, with consideration to quality, price, and experience:
10. Space 220 — Both the food and experience are somewhat overrated, but the food is good and the experience is unique.
9. Via Napoli — Best pizza at WDW by far, and one of the more reasonably priced meals
8. Prime Time Cafe — Comfort food done really well in a fun atmosphere
7. Sebastian’s Bistro — really good family style meal and maybe the best value you’ll find
6. Flying Fish — Consistently great
5. Sanaa — Amazing flavors without signature prices, with safari views
4. California Grill — with fireworks, the truly signature Disney dining experience
3. Nomad lounge — Signature level small plates, great cocktails, in a lovely themed lounge
2. Topolino’s Terrace — the foods simply just a bit better than most other WDW signatures, lots of great views.
1. Citrico’s — The newer menu is simply innovative, creative, unique and stellar.
In reality, my top 4 can be rearranged in almost any order.
That’s a great list–very well-rounded. For my Best 22 Restaurants List, I revised the criteria and almost everything on yours made the cut: https://www.disneytouristblog.com/best-restaurants-disney-world/
I’m planning on updating and expanding that (23 for ’23), but have a couple ADRs we need to do first. And obviously, I need to wait until the Toy Story BBQ warehouse opens to see if it makes the cut! 😉
I appreciate your dedication to trying all smoked meats, Tom! Even if I am almost positive the BBQ warehouse review will be “pretty good food but overpriced.” It’ll be table service prices, but short of enlisted a dedicated pitmaster I don’t see them making a significant improvement on their counter service BBQ which is generally pretty good (and also accused of being overpriced).
Just back from a 10 day stay at DISNEYWORLD in December . Dined out every day at a Disney restaurant . Via Napoli was such a disappointment this trip . Our $44 pizza was undercooked, crust was white and doughy underneath . Was surprised since this was always my favorite place in Epcot. Had a great meal at Brown Derby. Just adore the atmosphere there . 50s Prime Time cafe definitely has fun theme , but food is not wow, and my party of 2 were seated at a tiny table along with a non fun waiter .
California Grill we were so happy to nab a last minute table for an 8:30 pm seating .
Atmosphere is amazing there as always as well as super professional waiters. But our meal from the pre fix 50th anniversary menu was very disappointing . San Angel Inn in Mexico Epcot has great atmosphere and food but our dishes were too hot and spicy . Too many restaurants to list that we dined at this trip but noticed while the service in most restaurants has improved post Covid, the quality of the food greatly declined since my trip 2 years ago.
I’m not sure if Tom meant to link to the first review he did of Yachtsman Steakhouse, but here’s a link a to the most recent one I could find, from 2021: https://www.disneytouristblog.com/yachtsman-steakhouse-review-disney-worlds-most-magnificent-meats/
Thanks for sharing that. I’ve really gotten bad about updating restaurant reviews…or re-reviewing them in the first place based on more recent meals we’ve done.
Impossible to disagree with any of that — I haven’t tried the top 3 yet, hopefully 1 or 2 on the next trip.
But, I will say — Having 4 restaurants tied for 10th place feels like a cop out!
My husband and I did the Chefs tasting at Toledo for our Anniversary. It was superb!
More than any other restaurant at Walt Disney World right now, we’ve found that Toledo doesn’t miss. So many others have off nights or are inconsistent–but we’ve yet to have a bad or even mediocre experience at Toledo, and it almost always gets praise from readers, too!
We have been debating going to Takumi Tei (we have a reservation for our next trip)
I keep hearing $250 but Disney is being a big sneaky. The website only says starts are $150. We are not vegetarian so that would not interest us but they don’t provide any other information.
We ate at Toledo our last trip and it was EXCELLENT. There is not a great view but we didn’t care the food and wine were great.
We had lunch at Tiffins last trip. We had a glass of wine and appetizers. All the food looked great but we were figuring out how much the couple next to us was spending on a full meal and WOW was it expensive.
Jiko, we were disappointed. It was OK but not spectacular.
Same with Monsieur Paul, it was fine but not spectacular. Hubby felt you got a better deal in terms of your money’s worth downstairs. Not as fancy but not as expensive either.
California Grill, we ate there years ago and on a trip where we had multiple nice meals (5 nights). It was the WORST meal we had the whole week. And the most expensive. Yeah, it was nice to go outside and watch the fireworks but we can’t bring ourselves to go back especially with the set menu.
Topolino’s Terrace, the menu did not look exciting but hear good things. (Why we chose Toledo)
Not surprised about any of those reports except Monsieur Paul. That is really disappointing, especially for the prices they’re charging now. Wow.
Thanks for sharing your experiences, though!
We would love to give a HUGE plus for the breakfast at Sanaa. Even though it is technically a quick service breakfast, the atmosphere alone makes it feel like a table service meal. They actually deliver your food to your table, unlike most quick service locations, and the menu is a big step up from most QS, particularly the eggs benedict and the french toast. We were disappointed in ourselves during our last stay at Kidani because we waited until our second to last day to try it.
I totally agree !!!
We did Tiffin’s back in 2017 and weren’t very impressed. The food was…fine. We found the portions to be insanely small for the price.
My assumption is the discrepancy is simply due to chef shifts/turnover. They’re not likely to have the same head chef running the kitchen 10 hours a day, seven days a week including holidays. So it’s possible that the quality issues have more to do with who’s working that day than anything else.
Not sure when you last ate at Tiffins but fwiw it has been really disappointing the last two times we’ve dined there, over in the last 1 1/2 years. It used to be my favorite. Now I’m not sure I’ll go back…if you haven’t been in awhile, it might be worth a re-review.
I totally agree. For the last 10 years (except 2020) we’ve been to DW in December. Tiffins used to be our go-to dining in Animal Kingdom. Not any more. When we went this December we stated the menu had changed, the server denied it. I resorted to not ordering anything for myself. We were almost the only ones there but the service was incredibly slow. It’s now on our never again list. We’ll go to Flame Tree next time.
I am very confused. Tiffins has not been open 10 years.
Sorry. Misspoke. You’re right. We’ve been going to DW in DEC for 10 years. We started going to Tiffins a year or 2 after they first opened when they still had the wonderful sampler. That year our theme was unloved restaurants— the ones that were not getting good reviews. 2 of them turned out to be our favorites—Tony’s ( on the balcony) and Tiffins.
We have been hearing mixed reviews of Tiffins more and more, but that was not our most recent experience last year. That’s worrying, and I’ll make a note that we need to check it out again this year.
I agree ! Just was at Tiffins during my honeymoon in Oct, it was not good at all.
Tom: Any updates on the reimagined Narcoosee reopening? Thanks!
I’m also anxiously awaiting Narcossee’s reopening. I’m sure it will be pre-fixe but it’s been a must do for my husband and I for years and we can’t wait to take the kids.
Another vote for Brown Derby. Had a great meal here . Loved the relaxing atmosphere. And the Cobb salad is great! Hoping to get a reservation at California Grill in December but the 50th menu seems limited and disappointing.
The only (permanent) restaurant on this list that will, without fail, provide 100% consistency across service and cuisine is Victoria & Albert’s. (And at those prices, how can they not?) The rest of the (somewhat) rotating cast may come up short on any given visit for either seating, service and/or food if you are unlucky. And I say unlucky, because a less-than-expected meal will happen at most two days out of seven during a week with them. (More likely, one day.) Book with confidence for the restaurants that are not V&A, but be ready to send a $50+ plate back if it’s not right too.
Sadly, this is very good advice. One of the reasons we don’t review on service is because it is way too inconsistent, in both directions. The same applies to the kitchens.
All of our faves with a few we have to try! We had the incredible experience (massive splurge) of V&A’s chefs table one visit. I’m still full (it was 4 years ago). Unreal. And the updated Citricos! I couldn’t agree more! I’m not a huge cocktail drinker but I think about the special citrus cocktail I had and want to go back. Everything was so delicious! Flying Fish is our go-to. Always absolutely wonderful. Jiko- so nice, and Boathouse (I’ll actually eat the bread here- it’s too hard to say no) I’ve been recommending to friends who can’t get into flying Fish – they’ve been so pleased. Which one to choose for our upcoming weekend trip (to run the Orlando half)? Simply too many fantastic choices. Help!
The Boathouse would definitely not be in our top 10. We ate there in January and much of our food was cold by the time we received the food. The only good item was the salad. Other than that, we were very disappointed. Also, I did not think the service was great.
Other than that, I think your list was spot on. Tiffin’s, Jiko’s, California Grill, and Citricos are some of our favorites. The last time we went to WDW we found reservations at these locations very difficult to obtain.
I would agree with you 100% …
Boathouse was our WORST place we have ever ate at WDW/Springs.
I have hard time saying this because we LOVE WDW.
We too agree, your list is spot on, other than Boathouse.
We were there in Sept. also …
My favorite in the parks is probably the brown derby.
Oddly We’ve only had a meal out of the parks at animal kingdom lodge while staying there and the last visit we stayed at wilderness lodge and did artist point storybook dining- was pretty good.
Brown Derby is excellent–and was on the list until the last update, which brought back several Signature Restaurants.
Artist Point is likewise way better than I’d ever expect from character dining. Given its popularity, I wouldn’t be surprised if its quality is reduced or menu options are dumbed down at some point. That hasn’t happened yet, though, so hopefully I’m wrong!
We ate at a few of the places on this list and Brown Derby was our favorite as well. Can’t wait to have the Grapefruit Cake again!
Chef Art Smith undisputed number 1. How is it not on the list?
I won’t dispute that Homecomin’ is the best comfort food at Walt Disney World, but it being the best overall restaurant is very much disputed. 😉
Are there any rumors as to when this will reopen?
Loved Be Our Guest when it first opened. You had more choices of a main meal and desserts and it was delicious. Have gone once since they changed and will not go back. Was not impressed.
I got food poisoning at Via Napoli years back.
I got food poisoning at the Grand Floridian years back. It has forever marred my view of that hotel.
I LOVE the Cobb Salad at Brown Derby but the last time I had it I was asked if I wanted the cheese mixed in. This was a mistake! There was SO much cheese mixed into the entire salad that about all I could taste was blue cheese. I’ve had the Cobb salad before and it’s much to get the blue cheese on the side.
I was going to make a pitch for Shula’s, since the Dolphin is as accessible as the Yacht Club and Shula’s now offers the same quality steaks as the Yachtsman but at non-Signature prices. HOWEVER, I’ve been thinking that as long as Takumi Tei is temporarily closed, Teppan Edo should “warm its spot;” solid restaurant and theme, reasonable prices, and per Tom’s rules, it being inside a park makes it tourist friendly.
(Given their location and various changes to WDW benefit access, the Swan and Dolphin deserve a second look in general, but they have some great restaurants that I often forget about. Besides Shula’s, there’s bluezoo, Kimono’s, and Il Mulino; I’d probably pick the first two over the Brown Derby to finish off a partial day at the Studios.)