Your Guide to Disney Character Dining
A Disney character dining experience is a sure way to make lasting memories for your entire family during your vacation. Here, you can have a delicious meal while getting up close and personal with your favourite Disney characters. Whether you’re at Disney World in Florida, Disneyland in California, or any other Disney destination, character dining brings fun, joy, and a taste of the magic of Disney.
Where to Eat
There are so many wonderful options for character dining, from casual buffets to elegant dinners. Below is a list of some of the favorite restaurants offering character dining at Disney:
- Cinderella’s Royal Table (Magic Kingdom)
- Crystal Palace (Magic Kingdom)
- Hollywood & Vine (Disney’s Hollywood Studios)
- Akershus Royal Banquet Hall (Epcot)
- Tusker House Restaurant (Animal Kingdom)
- Goofy’s Kitchen (Disneyland Hotel)
- The Plaza Inn (Disneyland Park)
The cost of character dining varies depending on the restaurant and type of meal you select. Generally, breakfast will cost between $30 and $50, and dinner will range from $45 to $60. Prices typically include taxes and gratuitous, and alcohol is also additional. Special meals like brunch or lunch are offered at some locations as well.
What to Expect
When you sit down for your meal, your favorite Disney characters will stop by your table, sing, dance, and pose for pictures with you. Most restaurants serve buffet-style breakfast, brunch, and/or dinner and will provide plenty of food options that will please any palate. Meeting Disney characters in person is an unforgettable experience that will make your time at Disney even more magical.
Planning Your Meal
Character dining is an extremely popular way to experience Disney, so it’s important to make your reservation in advance. When booking a reservation, you must indicate the number of people in your party and the date and time you wish to dine. Reservations can be made online or by phone and, in some cases, at the restaurant itself.
Start planning your Disney character dining experience today and don’t miss out on a unique chance to build lovely memories with your loved ones.