Character Dining at Walt Disney World® Resort

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Something magical happens when a Disney character befriends your child. Nothing could be sweeter than watching your little one hug Chip ‘n’ Dale or chat with Anna from Frozen. Whether you’re sitting down to breakfast with Winnie the Pooh or being hosted by Cinderella at her royal castle, it’s certain to be a one-of-a-kind experience. Be sure to make your reservation ahead of time since these popular experiences book up rather quickly.

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Akershus Royal Banquet Hall — Temporarily Unavailable

Enter a medieval Scandinavian castle with vaulted wooden ceilings and impressive wrought-iron chandeliers as a royal attendant escorts your party into a castle banquet hall. Meet several storybook princesses: Snow White, Cinderella, Princess Aurora and Ariel. The fun even includes a princess march throughout the dining halls.

Buffet menu highlights include a traditional plate of Norwegian meatballs with mashed potatoes, green beans and lingonberry sauce. Imported cheeses and cured meats are on hand if you’d like to create your own charcuterie plate.

Location: EPCOT®, Norway Pavilion

Cinderella’s Royal Table

A true fairytale dining experience awaits you inside of Cinderella Castle. Once inside the iconic castle, you will be led down a corridor completely lined with medieval flags and knight-in-armor statues as you make their way to meet Cinderella. Next, you’ll be whisked up the royal staircase and into the royal dining hall, where princesses will be gifted wands and wishing stars, and princes will be bestowed with swords.

This delicious, prix-fixe menu features royal entrées such as beef tenderloin, duck two-ways and sea scallops for the adults. Kid-friendly options include macaroni and cheese, beef tenderloin, or chicken nuggets. And keep a watchful eye out for visiting Disney royalty throughout your meal.

Location:  Magic Kingdom Park®, Cinderella Castle

The Crystal Palace

Settle in for a lovely meal in one of Disney’s most iconic restaurants, originally inspired by England’s Crystal Palace in Hyde Park. Winnie the Pooh and his cuddly pals from 100 Acre Wood will be your hosts as you sit down to a memorable lunch or dinner featuring traditional American favorites.

Don’t be surprised if you become best pals with Tigger or Piglet or even Eeyore — it’s all part of the fun. There’s nothing better than a hug from Piglet or Winnie the Pooh himself. Enjoy a selection of individually plated entrees and family-style salads and desserts while dining in the heart of Magic Kingdom Park.

Location: Magic Kingdom Park, Main Street, U.S.A.

Garden Grill Restaurant

Everyone knows it’s bound to be a party when Chip ‘n’ Dale are hosting. Mickey and Pluto will also join you at this farm-fresh feast, where most of the fruits and vegetables are grown in the garden at The Land. Don’t be surprised if characters decide to hang out for a while and sit at your table — there’s plenty of room.

Gigantic circular tables slowly revolve as you enjoy a variety of family-style dishes. Enjoy it all, from turkey and dressing, fish, steak, salads, and the creamiest mashed potatoes. It’s a sweet finish with berry cobbler served in a skillet topped with ice cream.

Location: EPCOT, The Land

Hollywood & Vine

Hobnob with Disney Jr. stars for a yummy breakfast at Hollywood & Vine. It’s an amazing way to start your day with some of the brightest stars from Disney Jr. 

Minnie’s Seasonal Dining is also a lovely lunch and dinner option available during the holidays and seasonally. Enjoy a scrumptious, eclectic dinner as well as plenty of light-hearted fun with Minnie’s pals.

Location: Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, Echo Lake

Tusker House Restaurant — Temporarily Unavailable

Safari Donald Duck and friends are ready to join you and your family for a family-style breakfast, lunch or dinner buffet. Donald, Mickey, Goofy and Daisy Duck are as playful as they are welcoming, so it’s certain to be a lively time. Everyone’s all decked out in their safari gear, which makes photo opportunities even more appealing.

Set in the colorful Harambe marketplace restaurant, this hidden gem features an inventive and eclectic mix of American and African-inspired favorites as well as a low-key setting to meet your favorite Disney explorers.

Location: Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, Africa