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Disney Restaurant Reviews

Our Disney restaurant reviews offer food photos, menus, info & tips, and thoughts on 300+ counter and table service dining spots at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Tokyo, Paris, and beyond. We cover best & worst meals, value for money, and more to help you choose where to eat based upon theme, ambiance, cuisine & cost.

22 Best Restaurants at Disney World

We have a lot of top 10 lists for eating at Walt Disney World. Ones for table service restaurants, counter service, bars & lounges, character meals, resorts, fireworks views, themed dining, and more. This ranks our absolute favorites–places we love and would do again and again. For this, we’re going to do things a little

Chef Mickey’s Restaurant Review

Chef Mickey’s is a character dining experience with Mickey Mouse and friends in Walt Disney World’s Contemporary Resort. This restaurant review includes food photos, our thoughts on dinner, family-style meal details, whether it’s worth the money, changes for 2023, and more. (Updated December 20, 2022.) Chef Mickey’s dinner service has returned to Disney’s Contemporary Resort,

Top 10 Most Fun Restaurants at Disney World

There are a lot of entertaining and amusing restaurants at Walt Disney World, with great interactive elements, characters, or immersive themes. This post takes a look at the most fun (or funnest, if you’d prefer) dining options in Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Disney Springs, and the resort hotels. This was originally intended

Character Dining Price Increases at Disney World

It’s the start of Walt Disney World’s new fiscal year, which means one thing: PRICE INCREASES. These have included Droid Depot and Savi’s Workshop for Handbuilt Lightsabers in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, PhotoPass ‘Capture Your Moment’ service, and more. Most notably, Disney rolled out a new (more expensive) date-based pricing for the Genie+ service. On the dining front, Walt Disney

Disney World Adds & Removes Entertainment

There’s good and potentially bad news about Walt Disney World entertainment–especially characters and streetmosphere–as performers return to Magic Kingdom and Hollywood Studios while others have been quietly removed from WDW’s website. In this post, we’ll cover what’s returning and presumably ending, plus commentary about the likely motivations for the changes. Let’s start with the good

Red Carpet Dreams Removed from Genie+

Walt Disney World has removed the Lightning Lane for Mickey and Minnie’s Red Carpet Dreams. This post covers why it’s no longer part of Genie+ along with some other thoughts & strategy about experiencing this popular meet & greet at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. For those who are unfamiliar with it, Red Carpet Dreams is the

Minnie’s Springtime Dine Character Dining Review

Walt Disney World is lacking when it comes to Easter entertainment and chic character costumes. While there are some decorations, desserts, egg displays, and a few meet & greets, that’s about it. Fortunately, Minnie’s Springtime Dine is perfect for those looking for fashionable fun and food. (Updated May 11, 2022.) Minnie’s Springtime Dine is the