Magic Kingdom® Park Dining

  •  Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen's zany waitstaff

    Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen's zany waitstaff

  • Be Our Guest

    Be Our Guest
    One of the most difficult tickets in town for dinner.

  • The changing portrait in Be Our Guest West Wing

    The changing portrait in Be Our Guest West Wing

  • Cinderella's Royal Table

    Cinderella's Royal Table

  • Crystal Palace

    Crystal Palace

  • Tony's Town Square

    Tony's Town Square
    Italian food on Main Street U.S.A®.

  • Tony's Town Square patio definitely has the view

    Tony's Town Square patio definitely has the view


= Cara's Favorite

Be Our Guest

French-inspired cuisine. Table-service lunch and dinner.

A pair of minotaur are your greeters as you cross a stone bridge and into the Beast’s castle and this fantasy of a restaurant. Inside the Beast’s castle has been recreated from the terrazzo floors to the massive chandeliers and cherubs frolicking on a frescoed, domed ceiling, even suits of armor lining the hallways with royal purple and gold décor. Three dining rooms are all themed and all wonderful, if not a bit chaotic: The Grand Ballroom where music from Beauty and the Beast plays and your view outside the tall, arched windows is one of softly falling snow in a moonlit sky; the darker, more sinister West Wing where intermittent thunder and lightning set the scene as a portrait hanging over the fireplace changes from the prince to the beast as an enchanted rose slowly loses its petals; and the Castle Gallery, Belle’s library where larger-than-life Belle and the Beast are dancing.

Sorry, I almost forgot about the food, which is good, particularly when the Magic Kingdom and great food are rarely used in the same sentence. Both lunch and dinner are a prix fixe meal of French-inspired fare with starters such as French onion soup, nice and bubbly with crusty cheese and a simpler broth than most, and creamy lobster bisque, ooh la la! Unfortunately, the pork tenderloin with crispy pork belly and pork jus sometimes arrive a bit overcooked, so to be safe, you may want to go with the sea scallops with seasonal risotto or everyone’s favorite, the filet mignon with a red wine puree.

Cara’s Tip: This, along with Cinderella’s Royal Table, is the most difficult reservation to get at Magic Kingdom.

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Cinderella’s Royal Table

Contemporary American cuisine. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Those who want to feel like a six-year-old again should plan to dine in Cinderella’s fairy-tale castle, a medieval dream with solid stone floors, shining shields, dazzling suits of armor, and resplendent banners. Up a spiral staircase is the grand dining room where through glittering leaded-glass windows is a bird’s-eye view of Fantasyland. It’s a great respite from the crowds below with satisfying if not great food and where everyone is a prince or princess waited on by “royal attendants” clad in Renaissance clothing.

All meals are hosted by Cinderella.

Cara’s Tip: While it’s an uber-popular place to dine, it’s only worth the high price tag if little ones, particularly little princesses, are part of your vacation party.

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The Crystal Palace

Southern food in a greenhouse-inspired restaurant on Main Street U.S.A. Lunch and dinner buffet.

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Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen

Tropical cuisine. Lunch and dinner.

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Liberty Tree Tavern

American cuisine served family style. Lunch and dinner prix fixe.

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Plaza Restaurant

American cuisine. Lunch and dinner.

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Tony's Town Square Restaurant

Italian cuisine. Lunch and dinner.

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