Dining at Walt Disney World can get to be just as overwhelming as making sure that you booked the perfect hotel and planned your fast pass times just right.
What you need to know about dining in the Magic Kingdom
We’ve broken down the different types of restaurants at the Magic Kingdom. First, we thought that it would be helpful to provide some clarity into what each restaurant label means.
First, we thought that it would be helpful to provide some clarity into what each restaurant label means. Then after each type of dining, you will find the restaurants that are considered to be in each category.
Any listing with means that reservations are either required or strongly suggested.
Quick Service Dining at Disney:
Disney defines their fast casual restaurant as a restaurant providing either a cafeteria style line or the option to order and wait to pick up your food.
Main Street Bakery -(Main Street USA) Here you will find your Starbucks fix and the typical bakery items that Starbucks carries
Casey’s Corner – (Main Street USA) You can find hot dogs and french fries here.
Plaza Ice Cream Parlor – (Main Street USA) The name is pretty self-explanatory, but you might stop in for their newest menu item, the donut sundae!
Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies – (Tomorrowland) If you are looking for a treat or a fast pick me up you can find an assortment of baked goodies and ice cream here. If you realized you skipped breakfast you can also get cereal and milk here.
Cool Ship – ( Tomorrowland) Get your Mickey pretzels here!
Cosmic Ray’s Starship Cafe – (Tomorrowland) Burgers, BBQ and chicken nuggets too are the name of the game at this stop.
The Lunching Pad – (Tomorrowland) Grab a ham and cheese stuffed pretzel here or a hot dog.
Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant – (Tomorrowland) You can grab anything from a cool crisp salad to a bacon cheeseburger here.
Aloha Isle – (Adventureland) This is the place to get your Dole Whip fix!
Sunshine Tree Terrace – (Adventureland) Citrus swirls and other cool treats are sure to pick you up!
Tortuga Tavern – (Adventureland) Grab a turkey leg like the pirates did and fuel up.
Liberty Square Market – (Liberty Square) There are fresh fruit options and other snacks available here.
Columbia Harbour House – (Liberty Square) You can get your seafood fix here! How about a lobster roll?
Sleepy Hollow- (Liberty Square) Stop here for hearty waffles with Nutella and fruit!
Golden Oak Outpost – ( Frontierland) Grab some chicken nuggets, fries and cool off with a drink!
Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn – (Frontierland) If you are looking for some Mexican food like fajitas this is the spot for you.
Westward Ho – (Frontierland) Snacks like chips and frozen lemonade are available here.
Be Our Guest Restaurant – (Fantasyland) Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you are going to need reservations to eat in the Beast’s castle.
Cheshire Cafe – (Fantasyland) Come grab a light breakfast, think muffins, fruits and cereals.
The Friar’s Nook – (Fantasyland) If you are looking for mac and cheese while you are in the park, this is the place to head!
Gaston’s Tavern – (Fantasyland) Can we interest you in a cinnamon roll? Or perhaps some hummus?
Pinocchio Village Haus– (Fantasyland) They have pasta and pizza and lots of things in between!
Prince Eric’s Village Market – (Fantasyland) Grab a healthy snack and a cool drink and recharge here!
Storybook Treats – (Fantasyland) Hot fudge sundaes and other cold treats can be found here.
Table Service Dining at Walt Disney World –
This style is just as it seems. Due to the fact that there aren’t as many table service restaurants, reservations are all but required and you’d better jump on making them. Seriously.
Disney allows reservations to be made up to 190 days ahead of time.
Listings with denote reservations strongly suggested, while listings with indicate that there are character meals at that particular restaurant.
Crystal Palace – (Main Street USA) If your kids are head over hills for Winne the Pooh and his friends, this breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet is a can’t miss during your time at The Magic Kingdom.
The Plaza Restaurant – (Main Street USA) This restaurant doesn’t require reservations but you may find yourself waiting for over an hour without one. It is tucked into Main Street just before you head into Tomorrow Land.
The Diamond Horseshoe – (Liberty Square) If your gang is looking for BBQ and baked beans look no further than this spot.
Cinderella’s Royal Table – (Fantasyland) Do you have fans of princesses, especially Cinderella? Then a meal here is a must!
Skipper Canteen – (Adventureland) This location is for the diner who wants to try new cuisine. It is one of the Magic Kingdom’s newest additions so we suggest reservations.
Liberty Tree Tavern – (Liberty Square) Celebrate Thanksgiving no matter the time of year, all while paying tribute to our founding fathers.