Top 10 Disney World Restaurants to Visit And 5 to Skip

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Disney World is famous for its thrilling attractions and diverse dining options. In this list, we’ll share ten must-visit restaurants that promise unforgettable meals and unique experiences. However, not all dining choices are perfect, so we’ll also highlight five restaurants that fall short of Disney’s high standards.

10 Restaurants To Visit

Victoria & Albert’s (Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa)


This award-winning restaurant offers a luxurious and intimate dining experience focusing on high-quality ingredients and impeccable service. The “Chef’s Table,” where you eat one mouth-watering course after another in the kitchen with their culinary team, is a must-try for any foodie. Victoria & Albert’s has received the prestigious A.A.A. Five Diamond Award multiple times.

Be Our Guest Restaurant (Magic Kingdom)


Dine inside the Beast’s Castle with three themed rooms: The Grand Ballroom, The West Wing, and The Rose Gallery. Their French-inspired menu can give you a three-course, table-service lunch and dinner. Its West Wing features a rose with falling petals, making the experience more enchanting. Be sure to try their Center-Cut Filet Mignon before you leave.

California Grill (Disney’s Contemporary Resort)


On Disney’s Contemporary Resort’s 15th floor, this restaurant provides lovely views of the Magic Kingdom and Seven Seas Lagoon. They have an onstage kitchen that makes the atmosphere charged, and guests above 21 can pick from a vast collection of wines, mainly from California. From this place, you can watch the fireworks show at Magic Kingdom.

Cinderella’s Royal Table (Magic Kingdom)

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Inside Cinderella Castle, you can have character dining experiences—optional, however—featuring Disney princesses. The elegant setting and enchanting atmosphere make it excellent for special occasions. The restaurant’s stained glass windows offer a beautiful view of Fantasyland, which can be enchanting. The Beef Tenderloin is a highly recommended dish that complements the regal ambiance.

Le Cellier Steakhouse (Epcot)


Underneath the Canada Pavilion, you’ll find this cozy steakhouse where you can enjoy delicious steaks and lovely seafood specialties. The restaurant is designed to look like a wine cellar, and the vintage Canadian wines in glass and wood cases are for 21+ visitors. The Le Cellier Filet Mignon is a standout dish; if you don’t want that, you’ll love several of their butcher’s cuts.

Ohana (Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort)


You can relish a family-style feast with Polynesian flavors while overlooking the Seven Seas Lagoon. You can enjoy music and the Magic Kingdom fireworks during dinner if you pick your spot cleverly. Among the things to eat in this place are peel-n-eat shrimp, ‘Ohana Noodles, and pineapple coconut bread pudding with vanilla ice cream.

Yak & Yeti Restaurant (Disney’s Animal Kingdom)


This Nepalese-style restaurant offers a unique blend of pan-Asian choices in a beautifully themed setting that reflects cultures from the continent. The restaurant’s decor includes artifacts from Southeast Asia. Chicken, nachos, pot stickers, and burgers are available, as well as food options for vegetarians and children.

Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant (Disney’s Hollywood Studios)


Relish a retro drive-in theater with car-shaped booths and classic sci-fi movie clips on the big screen. The American comfort food menu, which includes five burger options, is something to look forward to. As you and your fellow movie buffs soak in the vibe, remember there are lovely desserts to try before you drive home.

Boma Flavors of Africa (Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge)

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This buffet-style restaurant has various African and American dishes and flavors in an exciting, market-like setting. Boma’s open kitchen lets guests watch the chefs prepare their meals and learn a few tricks. It’s the place to go for some turkey zobotie, fresh salad, seafood dishes, and made-to-order omelets.

The Hollywood Brown Derby (Disney’s Hollywood Studios)


In this restaurant, you can enjoy classy dining with a menu that includes the famous Cobb Salad and other delicate American dishes. The restaurant is designed to resemble the iconic Brown Derby restaurant in Hollywood, with caricatures of famous stars. The Cobb Salad, which follows the recipe of Bob Cobb, is a must-try dish.

5 Restaurants To Skip

Tony’s Town Square Restaurant (Magic Kingdom)

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The location is charming, and the restaurant is themed after the classic Disney movie “Lady and the Tramp.” However, complaints about this place include disappointments in the atmosphere, such as noise and disorganization, and a limited menu. 

Coral Reef Restaurant (Epcot)


Despite having the largest artificial ocean environment and around 2000 sea creatures, the Corak Reef has terrible days. The food quality and service can be inconsistent—and a disappointing dining episode is not what you want at Disney World. Too hot, too bland, and over-priced are some words that have been used to describe experiences here.

Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe (Magic Kingdom)

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This quick-service restaurant has Mexican options and Mobile orders, but many guests have some harsh words for them. People think their food is boring and terrible; some say the menu is limited. The frustration over oversalted food and longer-then-promised waiting time made it a definite skip.

Nine Dragons Restaurant (Epcot)

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Before heading to Epcot’s World Showcase to see the lanterns, glass artwork, and carvings and relish Chinese meals, know that some people don’t recommend it. It has been described as a waste of time and money. The ambiance and the staff get some points for being excellent and courteous, but the food has been bashed.

Planet Hollywood (Disney Springs)


Live entertainment is one of the perks of heading to Town Centre for a meal at Planet Hollywood, but it’s not all bliss there. The restaurant has been called out for a mediocre, rushed meal and service and a sarcastic, rude staff encounter. Many agree that the ambiance and music are fun, but you may be heading to an overrated spot.

Written by grayson