Our Top 10 Bucket List Restaurants In Disney World!

Planning a trip to Disney World Resort?  There is so much to think about, from what hotel is best for your family to stay at, FastPasses to make and where to dine!  This post will cover our top 10 bucket list restaurants on Disney World property.  From Disney Springs to Magic Kingdom here in no particular order are our top 10 bucket list restaurants!

Be Our Guest

Located in Fantasyland in Magic Kingdom is Be Our Guest!  Stepping into this restaurant is like being instantly transported into the movie Beauty and the Beast.  Here you will dine in some of the most beautiful dinning rooms in all of Magic Kingdom!

Be Our Guest
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  • The Grand Ballroom – Go for baroque in this magnificent ballroom with its high, domed ceiling, chandeliers and snow-laced Gothic arches.
  • The West Wing – Dine in the Beast’s mysterious West Wing study—if you dare—and perhaps you’ll even spy his enchanted rose.
  • The Castle Gallery – Get swept up in the romance of Belle’s private library, and inspired by the larger-than-life figures of Belle and Beast dancing.

While breakfast and lunch look simply c’est magnifiquethe real pièce de résistance is dinner!  Starting Friday, July 27, 2018, Be Our Guest Restaurant will offer a new dinner experience.  A prix fixe, 3-course menu featuring French-inspired dishes like Filet Mignon and Seafood Bouillabaisse will be featured.

2018 Entitlements Required

Dining Plan Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan 1 1 N/A
Disney Dining Plan 1 1 2
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan 1 1 2

‘Ohana

Located in the Ceremonial House at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is ‘Ohana.  Whether you are having breakfast or dinner, this Polynesian themed restaurant is sure to be great fun!

Join Lilo, Stitch, and friends for an all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast filled with fruit, eggs, bacon, sausage, Mickey waffles, and so much more!

'Ohana at Disney's Polynesian Resort

Dinner is also an all-you-care-to-enjoy meal with tasty pineapple-coconut bread, pot stickers, steak, chicken, and shrimp grilled over an oak fire!  The windows of the restaurant have scenic views of The Seven Seas Lagoon, Cinderella Castle, and if you are lucky you may even be able to see Happily Ever After right from your table!

2018 Entitlements Required

Dining Plan Breakfast Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan N/A N/A
Disney Dining Plan 1 1
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan 1 1

Cinderella’s Royal Table

Located inside of Cinderella Castle in Magic Kingdom is Cinderella’s Royal Table!  Cinderella invites you to dine in her royal banquet hall and enjoy a scrumptous meal.

Cinderella's Royal Table
Image by Disney

Surrounded by beautiful stained glass windows overlooking Fantasyland you will do doubt feel like royalty!  Enjoy Caramel Apple-Stuffed French Toast for a delectable breakfast or Vegetable Couscous for a light lunch or dinner.  Also available is Braised Pork Shank and for dessert, Lady Teralyn’s Citrus Chiffon Cake sounds simply divine!

While you are eating a variety of classic Disney Princesses will visit your table and be available to take pictures!

2018 Entitlements Required

Dining Plan Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan N/A N/A N/A
Disney Dining Plan 2 2 2
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan 2 2 2

Le Cellier Steakhouse

Located at Epcot in the Canada Pavillion is Le Cellier Steakhouse.  Step inside this cozy restaurant reminiscent of world-famous hotels in the Great White North for an exceptional meal.

Le Cellier Steakhouse
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For starters try the Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup or their signature Poutine.  Dine on delectable entrees such as Black Angus Rib-Eye or Le Cellier Filet Mignon.  Make sure to save room for dessert as the Maple Crème Brûlée and the Chocolate Maple Yukon Bar sound amazing!

2018 Entitlements Required

Dining Plan Lunch Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan N/A N/A
Disney Dining Plan 2 2
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan 2 2

California Grill

Located on the 15th floor of Disney’s Contemporary Resort is the California Grill Restaurant.  Enjoy seasonally fresh, Californian inspired cuisine around an open kitchen with breathtaking views of Seven Seas Lagoon and Magic Kingdom.

California Grill
Image by Disney

Available for brunch are unique selections such as Carrot Cake Pancakes and U-10 Shrimp.

For dinner try delectable Sonoma Goat Cheese Ravioli or unique Charcuterie boards to begin.  For entrees dine on Atlantic Yelowfin Tuna or Oak Fired Filet of Beef.

The desert menu looks amazing too!  White Chocolate Crème Brûlée and House Made Churros are just some of the scrumptous desserts waiting for you to try!

2018 Entitlements Required

Dining Plan Brunch Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan N/A N/A
Disney Dining Plan 2 2
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan 2 2

Please note:  This restaurant does have a dress code.  Refer to the website for this restaurant for minimum dress code requirements.

Hollywood Brown Derby

Located in Disney’s Hollywood Studios Park is the Hollywood Brown Derby Restaurant.  This is an authentic replica of the famous Brown Derby, a fixture from old Hollywood.  Here dine amongst caricatures of famous Hollywood faces just like the original restaurant.

The Hollywood Brown Derby
Image by Disney

Try the world-famous Cobb Salad, Spitfire-roasted Cheshire Pork Chop or Vegetarian Pho.

To finish off your meal try any three mini desserts including Cappuccino Brûlée, Warm Blueberry Cobbler, and Banana-Toffee Cake!

2018 Entitlements Required

Dining Plan Lunch Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan N/A N/A
Disney Dining Plan 2 2
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan 2 2

Morimoto Asia

Located in The Landing section at Disney Springs is Morimoto Asia.  Iron Chef Morimoto has fused Chinese, Japanese and Korean dishes into a very unique cuisine.  No matter if you opt for lunch, dinner, or a late night dinner guests are sure to have an awesome dining experience.

Morimoto Asia
Image by Disney

Try a variety of different sushi rolls, from Vegetable to Spicy Tuna to small plates of Edemame and Portobello Mushroom Fries.  Guests can also feast on dishes prepared tableside like Japanese A5 Wagyu Beef prepared over a ishiyaki grilling stone or Korean style Morimoto “Buri-Bop.”  Make sure to save room for desserts like Mochi Mochi or Chocolate Cream & Crunch!

2018 Entitlements Required

Dining Plan Lunch Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan N/A N/A
Disney Dining Plan 1 2
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan 1 2

Monsieur Paul

Located in Epcot in the France Pavilion is Monsier Paul.  This gourmet French restaurant sits atop of Les Chefs De France and gives diners beautiful views of the World Showcase.

Monsieur Paul
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Dine on a wonderfully curated menu by Chef  Nicolas Lemoyne with French delicacies like Oxtail Broth with Braised Beef or Bar Noir Écailles de Pommes de Terre (Black Sea Bass).

Finish off your meal with delectable desserts such as La Vacherin Exotique (Meringue) or La Verrine Pomme Caramel (Caramelized Apples).

2018 Entitlements Required

Dining Plan Lunch Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan N/A N/A
Disney Dining Plan N/A 2
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan N/A 2

Please note:  This restaurant does have a dress code.  Refer to the website for this restaurant for minimum dress code requirements.

Jiko

Located at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is Jiko, The Cooking Place.  The menu here changes seasonally but is sure to always be a wonderful blend of Indian, African, and Mediterranean dishes.

Jiko - The Cooking Place
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Two wood-burning ovens are the focal point of the open kitchen as chefs prepare dishes of Durham Ranch Elk Loin, Bo Kaap Malay Seafood Curry, and Maize-crusted Grouper.  Dessert options include Spiced Peanut Butter Mousse and Malva Pudding.

Since this restaurant is on the grounds of Animal kingdom Lodge feel free to visit the more than 30 species of animals roaming the savannah on property and take in sights unmatched of any other resort!

2018 Entitlements Required

Dining Plan Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan N/A
Disney Dining Plan 2
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan 2

Please note:  This restaurant does have a dress code.  Refer to the website for this restaurant for minimum dress code requirements.

Artist Point

Located at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort is Artist Point.  This restaurant may remind guests of the Pacific Northwest with its rustic dining room and charming views of Bay Lake.

Artist Point
Image by Disney

Here lettuce grown in the greenhouses from Living With The Land attraction located in Epcot is featured in its salads.  Wild caught cedar plank king salmon is featured as well as Slow-braised Venison Osso Buco.

Make sure to save some room at the end of your meal to enjoy some wonderful desserts including Dark Chocolate Crémeux and Warm Doughnuts!

2018 Entitlements Required

Dining Plan Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan N/A
Disney Dining Plan 2
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan 2

Please note:  This restaurant does have a dress code.  Refer to the website for this restaurant for minimum dress code requirements.

We hope you enjoy our top 10 dining restaurants at Walt Disney World Resort!  Let us know your top 10.  Make sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and more (social media links at the top/bottom) and keep coming back for more Disney news!

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