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Old 12-27-2012, 11:33 PM   #1
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Favorite Dining in WDW?

Due to circumstances beyond our control it has been a while since we've been to WDW, but may be able to plan a quick trip the end of next month.

Curious to know what are some of your favorite restaurants now, (park or resort)?

When you plan a trip, what restaurants are a "MUST" now? And any feedback on the newer restaurants or those that updated (ie. BOG, Bistro de Paris which is now called something else or even La Hacienda, etc).
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:56 AM   #2
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Via Napoli is our fav. We also like Coral Reef. Chefs and Rosecrown.
BoG was great for both lunch and dinner. We had the steak sandwich for lunch. Easily shared. Save room for dessert! Dinner we had the steak again. Cooked perfectly.
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:19 AM   #3
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Agree with PP on Via Napoli. But my absolute fave is Tony's. We sit out in the atrium. Try to get a window seat and just people watch. I also really like Tusker House. We always went for lunch but find the characters to be a bit of a distraction. I really like the food. We also loved Whispering Canyon Cafe but now with the menu change we won't be going back. With everyone getting basically the same food it left little to be desired. Just another seat them stuff them and move them out experience at Disney.
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:24 AM   #4

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I am here right now and Monsieur Paul (formerly Bistro de Paris) was surprisingly good. It remains a quiet elegant restaurant and although on the Dinjng plan, it was intimate and adult. And I love that an Amuse Bouche was included.

Bluezoo remains a favorite; the only restaurant I've hit on all 3 WDW vacations this year. For fish, there is no better place. For a mixed drink, there is no better place.

We have dinner at BOG on NYE. I look forward to a new place.
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:56 AM   #5
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Our must-do's are Biergarten in Epcot and 50's Prime Time Cafe in Hollywood Studios. We liked the Crystal Palace in MK and are trying breakfast for our next trip instead of dinner. Have also heard great things about 1900 Park Faire in Grand Floridian so I am excited to try that - heard the character interaction is great! I personally like the BOG lunch menu better than dinner, so we will be doing a quick service meal there.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:32 AM   #6
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Kona Cafe at the Poly is nice
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:44 AM   #7
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Every trip HAS to include California Grill for us.unfortuneatly they will be closed when we go in July
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:51 AM   #8
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We love Citricos and Flying Fish. Love liberty Tree tavern for lunch or dinner. Love Crystal Palace breakfast. Via Napoli and Tutto Italia are both great. We love tokyo dining.

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Old 12-28-2012, 10:30 AM   #9
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I know I'm in the minority, but my two musts for every trip are Earl of Sandwich (maybe twice if they have the holiday sammy) and La Cantina de San Angel. I love them both so much, I don't care if they're quick service!
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:19 PM   #10
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We enjoy the Flametree and the beautiful outdoor dining setting in the gazebos alongside the lake. We also like Cosmic Rays. Not much on atmosphere but the food is good for counter service.
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:54 PM   #11
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Kouzzina and Via Napoli are MUST for us now!
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:48 PM   #12
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Great Service

Amazing wine list

The Food.....they are serious about the food here. My DH and I are filet people. He says it's the best filet he has ever had. You can taste the oak in the steak!

Wish I was going there tonight!

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Old 12-28-2012, 03:03 PM   #13
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Our must do is the dinner buffet at Cape May Cafe. We also really enjoyed Rose and Crown, Kona Cafe, Grand Floridian Cafe and Captains Grille.
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I'm probably in the minority as well, but most of my favs are QS. We love WPE (Marketplace) in DTD, CHH and Cosmic Ray's in MK, and the food courts at SSR (I believe it's called Artist's Palatte) and POP.

As for TS, T-Rex is an absolute must-do for our next trip.

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Old 12-28-2012, 03:35 PM   #15
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My only absolute MUST is Liberty Tree Tavern. I loved the home cooked style yummy food! We also make it a point to eat at Planet Hollywood...for the atmosphere, DH likes it.
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