The Walt Disney World Resorts offer some of the top restaurants in the Orlando area. Whether you are staying at a Walt Disney World Hotel or not, check out a restaurant at one of the resort's high-end hotels.
Dining at Disney Hotels
Dining at Disney Hotels can be customized with stupendous views.
Victoria & Albert's
Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa: Central Florida's only AAA five-diamond restaurant offers a menu that is customized daily using the freshest ingredients available. Entrees include seafood, duck, veal, and lamb. An extensive wine list and a dessert menu that includes world-class soufflés round out an elegant meal.
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge: The Cooking Place features cuisine from around the globe: leaf-steamed Chilean sea bass with asparagus puree, mushrooms, and apples; oven-baked garlic chicken tagine with grapefruit, olives, and herbs; a whole roasted papaya stuffed with spicy minced beef. Jiko is also known for having one of the largest selections of South African wines in the U.S. Also try Sanaa, part of the Kidani Village.
Disney's Contemporary Resort: Upscale hot spot high atop Disney’s Contemporary Resort. The view is stupendous, the cuisine is extraordinary, and the wines are outstanding. It’s hard to decide which is more fun: watching the energetic chefs in the open kitchen or a sunset over the Magic Kingdom. An open kitchen invites guest interaction with the chefs as they prepare fresh seafood and meats as well as brick-oven-baked pizza. Try The Wave for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Favorite Restaurants at Epcot
It's best to make reservations at these popular restaurants at Epcot.
Coral Reef Restaurant
Located in the Living Seas pavilion at Epcot, this is the only dining room in the world next to a 5.7 million-gallon aquarium. About 5,000 inhabitants of the saltwater tank -- barracuda, angelfish, sharks, dolphins, and rays -- entertain diners. The menu features fresh fish and shellfish -- but none of the pavilion's undersea inhabitants is on the menu.
Le Cellier Steakhouse
AuthenticThis steak-lover's paradise in the Canadian Pavilion at Epcot's World Showcase also has great seafood choices and a good wine selection. Can't get reservations? Try an order of the cheese soup and breadsticks to-go.
Dine in one of the small teppanyaki dining rooms in the Japanese Pavilion at Epcot's World Showcase.where Wagyu and Kobe beef is prepared, along with traditional teppan dishes. If they're booked up, try Tokyo Dining, adjacent to the teppanyaki dining rooms, for flavorful tempura and grilled meat.
La Hacienda de San Angel
Here you will experience the most picturesque dining in all of Epcot, with a panoramic waterfront view of the World Showcase Lagoon, in a 250-seat table-service restaurant decorated with traditional Mexican colors.
This casual pizzeria is adjacent to Tutto Italia Ristorante. The 300-seat restaurant features a menu inspired by the famous pizzerias of southern Italy that includes salads, pasta and wood-fired pizza, along with chicken and veal dishes. along with chicken and veal dishes.
Yummy Places for a Snack or Meal at the Magic Kingdom
You can't go wrong at these top restaurants in the Magic Kingdom.
Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe
Frontier Land: Burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, and salads.
Tony's Town Square
Main Street, U.S.A.: Salads, pasta, Italian entrees.
Columbia Harbour House
Liberty Square: Clam chowder, fish, chicken, and sandwiches.
Pinocchio Village Haus
Fantasyland: Pizza, Italian sandwiches, salads, and soups.
Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe
Tomorrow Land: Burgers, chicken, soups, and sandwiches.
Themed Dining at Disney's Hollywood Studios
Drive-in movie theaters, T.V. sitcom sets and popular Hollywood restaurants create a fun and casual dining experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
The Hollywood Brown Derby
Serving up classic American cuisine, the Brown Derby Restaurant is open daily serving salads and sandwiches in addition to seafood and beef entrees.
Sunset Ranch Market
Something for everyone at this food court-style area. Quick meals, snacks, and drinks include hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, baked potatoes and turkey legs. Covered outdoor seating.
50's Prime Time Cafe/Tune In Lounge
Full-service restaurant and lounge where you'll feel like you're in a '50s sitcom. Pot roast, chicken pot pie and meat loaf with mushroom gravy are standouts. Feeling adventurous? Try the famous peanut butter and jelly milkshake.
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant
The '50s-style drive-in, built on a studio soundstage, is a full-service restaurant, with trailers from classic sci-fi movies for entertainment. Dine on cosmic concoctions ranging from salads and sandwiches to linguini and fresh fish.
Creative fast food with an international flair. Selections include vegetarian stir-fry noodles, fish and chips and traditional Brazilian black bean stew.
Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano
Gourmet pizza baked in a wood-burning brick oven along with old-fashioned Italian cooking with an upscale feel. Pasta dinners, seafood, chicken and steak entrees are also on the menu.
Hollywood & Vine
All-you-can-eat buffet features fresh salads, pasta, rotisserie meals and vegetarian selections.
Interesting Eats at Disney's Animal Kingdom
Disney chefs have plenty of menu surprises in store for the animal-themed restaurants at Disney's Animal Kingdom, all featuring gazelle-paced service, innovative cooking methods and a colorful atmosphere in keeping with the exotic theme of each area.
Just outside the entrance to the theme park is Rainforest Cafe, remarkably re-creating the sights and sounds of a rainforest. The restaurant, featuring an assortment of casual dining menu items that includes pasta, salads, sandwiches, and desserts, can be reached from both outside and inside the park.
Discovery Island: Chefs created a special pizza crust that is baked in an open-hearth oven with a variety of unusual toppings. The restaurant walls are covered with animal murals, and the ceiling is lined with colorful animal figurines.
Flame Tree Barbecue
Discovery Island: Features wood-roasted meats with a choice of original barbecue sauce flavors -- plus a special dry marinade that is rubbed into the meat before cooking.
DinoLand U.S.A.: Presented by McDonald's, the restaurant serves such favorites as Chicken McNuggets, Happy Meals, cookies and, of course, famous McDonald's french fries. Disney chefs offer up a tempting sandwich menu that includes hot dogs, hamburgers, sandwiches, and cheeseburgers with a flavorful twist.
Tusker House Restaurant
Africa: Harambe is a diverse African-inspired buffet for lunch and dinner with carved meats and an array of interesting tastes such as chutneys, hummus, spiced tandoori tofu and couscous salad. More than a dozen South African wines are featured, many by the glass.
Yak & Yeti Restaurant
Asia: At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, with table-service and a full-service bar. From a bamboo steamer basket of dim sum to crispy honey chicken and seared miso salmon, Asian favorites are on the menu.
Dining at Downtown Disney and Disney's Boardwalk
Stand-alone restaurants at the Disney Entertainment areas offer a nice selection of dining options.
You will be star struck by the movie memorabilia that adorns the walls at this chain location. Salads, sandwiches, burgers or pasta -- stop in for lunch, dinner or a late night snack.
Raglan Road offers visitors to the Downtown Disney area a comfortable place to kick back and relax after a long day at the parks. Enjoy a variety of entertainment performed nightly while you sip imported Irish beers and whiskeys -- and authentic Irish meals and appetizers are on the menu.
Flying Fish Cafe
Reflecting the high-energy charm of an Eastern Seaboard pier, with a show kitchen where guests can watch the action, this restaurant features seasonal creations with an emphasis on seafood.