Disney World Quick Tip: Dining without Reservations

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If you look around the Disney community, you'll hear a lot about dining reservations and dining planning.  For most guests, the rich variety and quality of food options available on property are an important part of their vacation, and dedicated planners take advantage of the 180 day reservation window to try to secure their restaurant of choice.But what if you aren't one of those planners?  What if your plans change?  What if you can't get the Le Cellier reservation you wanted?  Is there … [Read more...]




Disney World Quick Tip – Enjoy Snacks as Your Meal

I’m as much a Disney “snackie” as a Disney foodie, and don’t always want to eat as much food as Disney serves. At least a couple of times during my Walt Disney World vacations I’ll use snack items as a light lunchtime meal. Doing so curbs my appetite just enough so I’m not distracted by a rumbly in my tummy when I’m going theme-park commando.I’m particularly fond of “mini-meal” snacks that are also on the Disney Dining Plan (DDP). Using a snack credit or two on more substantial Disney snacks … [Read more...]




Disney California Adventure ‘World of Color’ Dinner Details

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Disney California Adventure park is a frenzy of satin, chiffon and glitter as a favorite spot for breakfast and lunch with the Disney princesses, at dinnertime the dining room takes on a decidedly different ambiance. With no Disney characters, it’s an ideal spot for an evening cocktail with a view of Paradise Pier through the windows. Best of all, a preferred viewing FASTPASS for “World of Color“ is part of the deal.Ariel’s Grotto recently got a nod from the Southern California Restaurant … [Read more...]




Top 5 Quick Service Restaurants

There are two different types of dining at Disney World: table service and quick service. Table service restaurants are dining destinations that offer either buffets or served meals with appetizers, main courses, desserts, and service. Meanwhile, quick service restaurants are set up like cafeterias offering quick, but tasty, menus where you pretty much serve yourself. However, quick service restaurants are not to be underestimated. Disney carries their use of theme, storyline, and design into … [Read more...]




Top 5 Underrated Walt Disney World Restaurants

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 Dining at Walt Disney World is just as much of an experience as the parks and attractions! In fact, getting a reservation at some Disney restaurants are harder than finding Soarin' at Epcot or Toy Story Midway Mania at Hollywood Studios without a wait! However, I have discovered several restaurants at Disney World that offer great food, clever themes, and excellent service that many guests miss. Check out my Top 5 Underrated Attractions at Disney World!1. Tony's Town Square- … [Read more...]