Walt Disney World
Restaurant and Dining News

Bon Voyage Character Breakfast at Trattoria al Forno Starting April 2!Bon Voyage Character Breakfast at Trattoria al Forno Starting April 2!
February 23, 2017
Trattoria al Forno at Disney's BoardWalk will launch a character breakfast this spring. The new Bon Voyage Breakfast will begin on April 2, and will give guests the opportunity to meet a variety of characters, including Rapunzel, Flynn Rider, Ariel and Prince Eric. This character dining experience, offered at breakfast only, will cost $34 for adults, $20 for children. Reservations are now open. To book, visit DisneyWorld.com/dining or call 407-WDW-DINE.

 

"Celebration at the Top" Coming to California Grill"Celebration at the Top" Coming to California Grill
February 21, 2017
Celebration at the Top is a new dining event coming to California Grill at Disney's Contemporary Resort on Sunday evenings from February 26 to March 26. The event begins with check-in at the restaurant an hour before the evening's Magic Kingdom fireworks. Guests will enjoy canapes, sushi, flatbreads and other small plates, along with craft beers, California wines, cordials and coffee in the restaurant's private banquet rooms. Just before the fireworks begin, guests will be led to a private observation deck. Afterward, guests return to the private room for dessert, including chocolate confections and fruit tarts. Reservations for Celebration at the Top are now open by calling 407-WDW-DINE/407-939-3463. Cost is $99 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Complimentary valet parking is included.

 

Big Changes Coming to Coronado Springs and Caribbean Beach ResortBig Changes Coming to Coronado Springs and Caribbean Beach Resort
February 16, 2017
Walt Disney World announced today, expansions at both Coronado Springs and Caribbean resort.

 

Wok and Wines Dinner at Morimoto Asia Feb. 28Wok and Wines Dinner at Morimoto Asia Feb. 28
February 10, 2017
The team at Morimoto Asia would like to officially welcome the soon-to-open Wine Bar George to the Disney Springs neighborhood with a special collaboration wine dinner. The menu, created by Executive Chef Yuhi Fujinaga, will showcase a selection of modern Pan-Asian dishes. Master Sommelier George Miliotes will pair each course with wines that will be served at the wine bar when it opens later this year in Disney Springs.

 

Victoria and Albert's Receives 17th Consecutive AAA Five Diamond RatingVictoria and Albert's Receives 17th Consecutive AAA Five Diamond Rating
February 09, 2017
Victoria and Albert's at Disney's Grand Floridian Hotel and Spa has received the prestigious AAA Five Diamond rating for the 17th consecutive year, a feather in the cap of the restaurant's Executive Chef Scott Hunnel, Chef de Cuisine Aimee Rivera, Master Pastry Chef Erich Herbitschek, Maitre d'Hotel Israel Perez and their team. There are just 47 AAA Five Diamond restaurants in the United States, with only three in Florida. To book reservations at any of the restaurant's three dining experiences (the main dining room, the Queen Victoria's Room or the Chef's Table in the kitchen), call 407-WDW-DVNA (939-3862). Visit Victoria-Alberts.com for more information.

 

2017 Summaries of WDW Dining and Other Discounts2017 Summaries of WDW Dining and Other Discounts
February 08, 2017
AllEars Contributor Gary Fisher has provided further updates to the 2017 summaries of Walt Disney World dining discounts and other discounts for Disney Vacation Club Members, Annual Passholders, and Disney Visa cardholders. Disney Vacation Club confirmed that there is a 10 percent DVC discount on food and non-alcoholic beverages at all Disney-owned table-service restaurants for 2017.

 

Starring Rolls Cafe Closed at Hollywood StudiosStarring Rolls Cafe Closed at Hollywood Studios
February 08, 2017
Starring Rolls Cafe at Disney's Hollywood Studios closed February 5. No future plans have been announced for the popular breakfast and lunch stop, located next to Hollywood Brown Derby in Disney's Hollywood Studios. Many of Starring Rolls specialties can now be found in the nearby Trolley Car Cafe, the park's Starbucks location.

 

2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Starts March 1!2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Starts March 1!
February 06, 2017
Celebrating 24 years when it kicks off March 1, 2017, the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival will jump-start spring with gardens of earthly delights plus new character topiaries, entertainers and food and drink offerings.

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         -- Outdoor Kitchens Preview
         -- Look Behind the Blooms at the Flower and Garden Festival
         -- Flower and Garden Festival Outdoor Kitchen Menus Released
         -- Epcot Garden Rocks Concert Series Announced!
         -- Garden Rocks Concerts Dining Package Info

 

Cape May Cafe Hosting Brunch on Easter and Mother's DayCape May Cafe Hosting Brunch on Easter and Mother's Day
February 02, 2017
This Easter and Mother's Day, Cape May Cafe at Disney's Beach Club Resort will offer a character brunch with Minnie Mouse and her pals. The characters will be in beach attire, while the menu will feature traditional brunch items like frittatas, hand-carved glazed ham, creamy cheddar grits and more.

 

Character Breakfast Coming to Trattoria al Forno at Disney's BoardWalk!Character Breakfast Coming to Trattoria al Forno at Disney's BoardWalk!
February 01, 2017
An all-new character dining experience will debut in late spring at Trattoria al Forno at Disney's BoardWalk.

The breakfast will feature popular royal character couples from favorite Disney stories like "Tangled" or "The Little Mermaid."

More details, including the opening date, when you can make reservations, and menu offerings will be announced soon.

 

Minnie's Seasonal Dine Available at Lunchtime Beginning in MayMinnie's Seasonal Dine Available at Lunchtime Beginning in May
February 01, 2017
As of May 14, Minnie's Seasonal Dine at Hollywood and Vine at Disney's Hollywood Studios will be available at lunchtime (11:20 a.m. to 3 p.m.) as well as at dinner (3:30 p.m. to close). Breakfast will continue to feature Disney Junior Play 'n' Dine friends from 8 to 10:20 a.m.

 

More Dates Added for Highway in the Sky Dine-AroundMore Dates Added for Highway in the Sky Dine-Around
February 01, 2017
Highway in the Sky Dine-Around, which launched in December, has added more dates. The progressive-style dinner, which makes stops at various dining locations along the monorail line, is now available for booking every Tuesday through Saturday now through March 11. You can make reservations at disneyworld.com/dining.

 

Cinderella's Royal Table Breakfast Review VIDEOCinderella's Royal Table Breakfast Review VIDEO
February 01, 2017
Cinderella's Royal Table Breakfast is one of the hardest reservations to obtain at Walt Disney World. Cinderella herself, greets you in the lobby and Princesses Ariel, Aurora, Jasmine and Snow White make the rounds of the dining room while you eat. We give an honest review including whether this is worth the price.

 

The Plaza Restaurant REVIEWThe Plaza Restaurant REVIEW
February 01, 2017
Deb Wills shares her thoughts on lunch at Magic Kingdom's Plaza Restaurant.

 

Planet Hollywood Observatory Now Open at Disney Springs!Planet Hollywood Observatory Now Open at Disney Springs!
January 30, 2017
The transformed Planet Hollywood Observatory opened January 30 at Disney Springs, after a major renovation of both the physical structure and the menu.

 

Paddlefish Now Open at Disney SpringsPaddlefish Now Open at Disney Springs
January 27, 2017
Paddlefish, a seafood-centric restaurant that will occupy the former Fulton's Crab House at Disney Springs, is set to open Feb. 4, 2017. Here are its brunch, lunch and dinner menus.

 

Citricos to Host Return of "Brunch with a Twist"Citricos to Host Return of "Brunch with a Twist"
January 25, 2017
"Brunch with a Twist," a five-course dining event that debuted as part of the 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, will return to Citricos at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa at noon on February 11. The brunch will feature the creations of the resort's Executive Chef Scott Hunnel, Chef Dominique Filoni, Chef Noah Estabrook, Chef Nick Mussara, Chef Lawrence Searl and Executive Pastry Chef Erich Herbitschek. The on-stage kitchen at Citricos allows chefs to share cooking techniques, and guests can ask questions while watching the courses being prepared. Cost is $169 plus tax (gratuity and valet included). For reservations and to pre-pay, call 407-939-3463. The next Brunch with a Twist is already set for noon on May 6.

 

Paddlefish at Disney Springs Set to Open Feb. 4!Paddlefish at Disney Springs Set to Open Feb. 4!
January 25, 2017
Levy Restaurants has announced the grand opening of Paddlefish, its newest dining experience at Disney Springs, on Saturday, Feb. 4. The seafood-centric restaurant, formerly known as Fulton's Crab House, has undergone an extensive, multimillion-dollar transformation which involved a full renovation with a brand new design (interior and exterior) that has transformed the vessel into a modern yacht experience.

 

8th Annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Set for October 27-28!8th Annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Set for October 27-28!
January 21, 2017
Dates have been announced for the 8th Annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic. This year it will be held on October 27-28, 2017. Sample wines from around the world and savor culinary artistry from pastries to pasta. Enjoy unlimited food and beverage samples (with purchase of a ticket), live music and our Oktoberfest-inspired beer garden!

 

Magic Kingdom Offering New Breakfast OptionsMagic Kingdom Offering New Breakfast Options
January 17, 2017
The Disney Parks Blog announced today that a number of new breakfast offerings will be available at the Magic Kingdom in the coming weeks. Casey's Corner on Main Street U.S.A will begin serving muffins, bagels, a croissant donut, corn dog nuggets and a hash-brown dog, while Plaza Ice Cream Parlor will have Mickey waffles, Kellogg's cereals and donuts. Sleepy Hollow will offer a savory egg, ham and tomato waffle sandwich later this month, as well as its usual fruit and chocolate-hazelnut waffle sandwich.

 



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