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Best Character Dining at Walt Disney World in 2023

Pluto at Hollywood & Vine
Character Dining at Walt Disney World is a fun and memorable part of your vacation. When it comes to character dining, there are many great options. This blog will help you simplify the choices and remove the mystery about what's open now.

The good news is almost all of the character dining experiences have returned to Walt Disney World!

Here is a list of the character dining locations currently available at Walt Disney World:
  • Chef Mickey’s
  • Best Friends Breakfast featuring Lilo & Stitch at ‘Ohana
  • Breakfast à la Art with Mickey & Friends at Topolino’s Terrace - Flavors of the Riviera
  • Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White
  • Cape May Café
  • The Crystal Palace
  • Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
  • Garden Grill Restaurant
  • Hollywood & Vine
  • Tusker House Restaurant
  • Be Our Guest*
Donald at Tusker House Restaurant
These beloved character meals have not returned YET:
  • Bon Voyage Breakfast at Trattoria al Forno located at Disney's BoardWalk
  • 1900 Park Fare at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
My Top 5 Suggestions:
  • Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
  • Breakfast à la Art with Mickey & Friends at Topolino’s Terrace - Flavors of the Riviera
  • Best Friends Breakfast featuring Lilo & Stitch at ‘Ohana
  • Hollywood & Vine
  • Chef Mickey’s
Remember, 'Ohana and Topolino's Terrace only feature characters at breakfast, and the characters at Hollywood & Vine are different at breakfast than the other meal times. See our handy reference chart above to find out who you can see at which meal, and where they're located.
Breakfast à la Art with Mickey & Friends at Topolino’s Terrace

Ask your Kingdom Konsultant Agent for more advice on character dining, or for help securing your reservations. When you work with us, you'll have up to date dining information, tips, and expert planning assistance. Let us help you make your next Disney World Vacation the most memorable one!

*Disney does not consider Be Our Guest as a character meal but the Beast is known to make an "appearance" during dinner. His appearance is not guaranteed and he does not stop at each table for pictures. 

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