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Walt Disney World Dining Guide - Magic Kingdom


The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida has a plethora of dining options to choose from.  With a little pre-planning going a long way to a great vacation, it helps to know what is available at each park, Disney Springs and the resorts.  We hope this guide will help you see through some of the noise and determine what is the best option for your vacation needs!

Types of Dining Establishments

Table Service Restaurants: you sit at a table and are served by a server (traditional restaurant experience.) We highly recommend advance dining reservations for table service restaurants, which can be made 60 days in advance of your trip.

Table Service restaurants are sometimes broken down farther by...

    • Signature Dining - these restaurants will be a more upscale experience, often have a dress code and a higher average check
    • Character Dining - these experiences are often buffets, family style or prix fixe, and will have characters visit your table throughout your meal.  Visit our blog post here to learn more about character dining.
    • Dining Experience - these are family style and include a show with your meal!

Quick Service Restaurants: you order or pickup your food from a counter and do not have a dedicated server.  If Mobile Order is available through the My Disney Experience app, it will usually save time and headache to use this service and just pick up your food and find a table when it is ready.

Carts and Kiosks: these are small little spots throughout Disney with very limited menu options.  You just hop in line and place your order and get your food right then and there.  There isn't always seating nearby, so keep your eyes peeled! 

*Please note, that while some places are listed as Quick Service on the Walt Disney World website, we categorize them as a Cart or Kiosk due to limited menu selection, seating or hours. 

Let's take a closer look at the dining options in Magic Kingdom.  Click the links on restaurant names for our agent's personal experiences and restaurant reviews. 

Meals Key: B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner, S- Snacks/Sweets

Table Service

Name

Location

Cuisine

Cost

Meals

Notes or Tips

Be Our Guest Restaurant

Fantasyland

French / Fine Dining

$$$$

L, D

Signature Dining, Prix Fixe Menu

Cinderella’s Royal Table

Fantasyland

Fine Dining

$$$$

B, L, D

Signature Dining, Prix Fixe Menu, Historically Character Dining but has not returned

Crystal Palace

Main Street USA

American

$$$

L, D

Character Dining, Buffet

Diamond Horseshoe

Liberty Square

Thanksgiving

$$$

L, D

Operates Seasonally, Serves the same menu as Liberty Tree Tavern, Family Style All-You-Care-to-Enjoy

Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen

Adventureland

African,
Asian, &
Latin

$$

L, D

 

Liberty Tree Tavern

Liberty Square

Thanksgiving

$$$

L, D

Family Style All-You-Care-to-Enjoy

Plaza Restaurant

Main Street USA

Sandwiches

$$

L, D

 

Tony’s Town Square Restaurant

Main Street USA

Italian

$$

L, D

 


All You Care to Enjoy from Liberty Tree Tavern

Quick Service

Name

Location

Cuisine

Cost

Meals

Notes or Tips

Casey’s Corner

Main Street USA

Hot Dogs

$

L, D

Mostly outdoor seating with great views of the Castle

Columbia Harbour House

Liberty Square

Seafood

$

L, D

 

Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe

Tomorrowland

American

$

L, D

 

Gaston’s Tavern

Fantasyland

Snacks

$

S

The cinnamon rolls are huge here!

Lunching Pad

Tomorrowland

Hot Dogs

$

L, D

 

Main Street Bakery

Main Street USA

Starbucks & Bakery

$

B, S

 

Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe

Frontierland

Mexican

$

L, D

 

Pinocchio Village Haus

Fantasyland

Pizza

$

L, D

Some seats offer unique views of "it's a small world"

Sleepy Hollow

Liberty Square

Waffles & Funnel Cake

$

B, L, D, S

 

The Friar's Nook

Fantasyland

American

$

B, L, D

 


Meals Key: B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner, S- Snacks/Sweets
Chicken and Waffles & Corn Dog from Sleepy Hollow

Carts & Kiosks

Name

Location

Cuisine

Cost

Meals

Notes or Tips

Adventureland Spring Roll Cart

Adventureland

Spring Rolls

$

S

Cheeseburger spring rolls are a fan favorite but can sell out later in the day

Aloha Isle

Adventureland

Ice Cream

$

S

Home of the famous Dole Whip

Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies

Tomorrowland

Ice Cream

$

S

 

Cheshire Cafe

Fantasyland

Snacks

$

S

 

Cool Ship

Tomorrowland

Churros

$

S

 

Frontierland Churro Cart

Frontierland

Churros

$

S

 

Golden Oak Outpost

Frontierland

Park Snacks

$

L, D, S

 

Joffrey’s Revive

Tomorrowland

Coffee and Pastries

$

S

 

Liberty Square Market

Liberty Square

Fruit and Fresh Snacks

$

S

 

Plaza Ice Cream Parlor

Main Street USA

Ice Cream

$

S

 

Prince Eric’s Village Market

Fantasyland

Snacks

$

S, L

The turkey legs are big enough to share!

Storybook Treats

Fantasyland

Ice Cream

$

S

Instagram-worthy specialty cones can be found here

Sunshine Tree Terrace

Adventureland

Ice Cream

$

S

Home of the Citrus Swirl and Orange Bird

Westward Ho

Frontierland

Snacks & Beverages

$

B, L, D, S

 

Meals Key: B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner, S- Snacks/Sweets

Other Dining Notes:

Tomorrowland Terrace was previously a quick service location between Main Street USA and Tomorrowland but has been converted into a special event spot, hosting All-You-Care-To-Enjoy Dessert Parties for Magic Kingdom Firework Spectaculars.  These are a great choice for reserved fireworks viewing if the expense works in your budget, but be sure to come hungry! 

Magic Kingdom only serves alcoholic beverages at Table Service restaurants.  You won't see bars and lounges around like other parks, and you may not walk around the parks with alcohol.


Maci Schau
Maci is an avid foodie and loves trying out new restaurants and seasonal food offerings in the parks.  You can email Maci at maci@kingdomkonsultant.com.

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