There are over 200 restaurants in Disney World, with the bulk of them at EPCOT. So if you’re a self-proclaimed “foodie,” Disney World must be your next stop.
Disney takes the food in their theme parks very seriously, and the attention to detail that they put into their restaurants is inspiring. You won’t be disappointed, with fun foods like Mickey Mouse cucumber to delectable Fine Dining dishes like oven-roasted Shrimp Scampi.
If you’ve never been to Disney World and want to know more about the best restaurants in Disney World, we’ve got you covered. So keep reading to learn about Disney’s fantastical food and what not to miss.
Be Our Guest Restaurant
Immerse yourself in the fantasyland of Beauty and the Beast, and dine in this expansive and elegant dining room. Situated at the base of the Beast’s Castle, reservations are essential.
With three different dining rooms, you have the options of:
- The Grand Ballroom: Decorated with high, domed ceilings, snow-laced Gothic arches, and extravagant chandeliers
- The Castle Gallery – Dine under the books of Belle’s library while impressive figures of the dancing Belle and Beast watch over you
- The West Wing: Gain access to the Beast’s private West Wing, and maybe you’ll catch a glance at the enchanted rose
This is a regal dining experience for ages three and up. Be Our Guest restaurant is located in the Magic Kingdom.
The Garden Grill
An excellent restaurant for the whole family, at the Garden Grill, you get an entire character dining experience as Chip ‘n’ Dale and their friends entertain you while you eat.
And if that isn’t enough, you will be blown away by the 360° views as the restaurant rotates. Offering a carefully curated, allergy-friendly menu, you can enjoy dishes like a harvest-inspired garden salad, chimichurri grilled beef, and all-natural sliced turkey and gravy.
Reservations are essential, and character appearances can change without notice. The Garden Grill is located in World Nature in EPCOT.
Jiko – The Cooking Place
Be transported to Africa when you dine at this grandiloquent restaurant with African, Mediterranean, and Indian cuisine. Enjoy fantastic South African wines and hearty meals like oak-grilled filet mignon next to roaring fires. What’s more, an extra bit of magic when dining here is the subtly changing lighting that mimics a beautiful African sunset.
The menu at Jiko changes seasonally, so there is always something to come back for. Reservations are essential, and guests should note that this is a Disney Signature Dining experience and are expected to dress up to match the restaurant’s sophisticated and upscale aesthetic.
Booking Your Disney Vacation
A great way to enjoy Disney World foods is to stay in Disney World. One of the many ways you can book a vacation is through the Disney Vacation Club. With rentals in 16 resorts, you can stay close to your favorite restaurant, so you never miss out.
DVC rental pricing is affordable, so you can enjoy great discounted vacations and even book a Disney cruise.
What Are Your Best Restaurants in Disney World?
Disney World is a magical place for people of all ages to enjoy, and it’s no secret that dining is an essential part of the Disney experience. Our list of the best restaurants in Disney World is a mere drop in the vast cuisine ocean, so be sure to check what other restaurants are available so you can plan your best cuisine extravaganza.
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