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Old 01-08-2013, 04:21 PM   #1
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What are your restaurant must do's?

If you to pick one for each park and one resort?
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:41 PM   #2
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Magic Kingdom - Be our Guest
Epcot - Via Napoli
Hollywood Studios - Mama Melroses
Animal Kingdom - Flame Tree Barbecue
Animal Kingdom Lodge - Sanaa
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:50 PM   #3
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Magic Kingdom - BOG
Epcot - Restaurant Marrakesh
Hollywood Studios - Character Breakfast w/Agent OSO at Hollywood and Vine
Animal Kingdom - Flame Tree Barbecue

If I had to chose one resort restaurant it would be:
Polynesian - Ohana dinner
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:57 PM   #4
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MK: CRT (although I want to try BOG)
HS: Sci-Fi - but only because we haven't experienced any other TS restaurants here
EP: Garden Grill
AK: Tusker House - but again, not much experience dining in this park
Contemporary: Chef Mickey's
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:58 PM   #5
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Our favorites are:

MK- CRT (honeymoon nostalgia)
Epcot- loved Alfredo's before it closed now hard to say prob lecellier
DHS- none really
AK- flame tree BBQ
Poly- Ohana (our first character meal with ds)
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:00 PM   #6
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Magic Kingdom - Columbia Harbour House (Lighthouse Sandwich). Otherwise, Sleepy Hollow (waffle).
Epcot - Akershus (Princesses for my little princess), but maybe Rose & Crown (Illuminations view).
Hollywood Studios - Sci-Fi Theater (for a milkshake and huggin' my honey).
Animal Kingdom - Flame Tree Barbecue (they take Tables in Wonderland).

Boardwalk - Kouzinna (breakfast w/ turkey hash).
Contemporary - California Grill (best food & view combo).
Grand Floridian - Narcoossee's (calamari). Otherwise, I rarely bring jacket for Victoria & Albert's.
Dolphin - Bluezoo (best food).
Swan - Il Mulino (best Italian).
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Akershus (3.0-stars* Food; 5* princess interaction). blueZoo (4.5* - Best (Sea) Food w/o jacket required), Boma (4.0* buffet breakfast*), Bongo's (3*), California Grill (3.5*food; 5*- Best View), Cape May Cafe (4* charcter breakfast w/ Goofy), Captain's Grille (2*), Chef Mickey's (2* food; 5* characters), Cinderella's Royal Table (2.5* food; 4* characters), Citrico's (3.5*), Coral Reef (3.5* food; 4.5* for the view), Crystal Palace (2*), 50's Prime Time Cafe (2.5*), Flying Fish (3.5*), Grand Floridian Cafe (3*), Hollywood Brown Derby (3*), House of Blues (3.5* - BBQ), Il Mulino (4*), Jiko (3.5*), Le Cellier (3.5*), Les Chefs de France (3*), Marrakesh (3* - Best Value/bit noisy; 4* belly dancers), Narcoossee's (3.5*), Rainforest Cafe (2*), Rose & Crown (2.5*), Sanaa (4.0* - View of Animals on Savannah), Sci-Fi Theatre (2.5*), Shula's Steakhouse (4*), Sleepy Hollow (4* Qwik Serve chicken waffles & coffee drinks), Tamu Tamu (4* - Qwik Serve Hidden Gem) Victoria & Albert (5*- Best Service/Tasting Menu), Wave (3*), Yak & Yeti (2*)
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On my 'to dine' list: Artist Point (Nov, 2014), Monsieur Paul (2015?), Ohana (2016?), Yachtman's Steakhouse (2015), & Spice Road (2014?).
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:03 PM   #7
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MK - definitely BOG for lunch AND dinner!
Epcot - le Cellier
HS - 50s Prime Time
AK - Flame Tree Barbecue
DTD - Raglan Road for TS and Earl of Sandwich for QS

These aren't "must do" necessarily, but we enjoyed them:
Grand Floridian - Grand Floridian Cafe
Beach Club - Cape May
Wilderness Lodge - Whispering Canyon Cafe
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:14 PM   #8
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Magic Kingdom - breakfast @ Crystal Palace
Epcot - Pastries in France
Hollywood Studios - Brown Derby for the grapefruit cake
Animal Kingdom - Flame Tree Barbecue

Haven't been to a ton of the resorts....

Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jiko or a drink and apps in the bar above Boma
Wilderness Lodge - Artist Point
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:18 PM   #9
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DTD - Ragland's (The braised beef, a moment of silence!)
MK - BOG (I had the Scallops, but prefered my son's pork)
DHS - Brown Derby (Best pork chop ever)
Epcot - Le Cellier (NY Strip rules)
AK - I don't really eat there, other than the Tusker House Character B-Fast
Dolphin - Blue Zoo (it's become an obsession)
OKW _ Olivia's (we've alway enjoyed it)
SSR - The Turf Club, (prime rib and stuffed mushrooms)
AKV, Kidani - Sanaa (The bread sampler!)
AKV, Jambo - Boma, the only buffet we still enjoy!
Boardwalk - Kouzzina (the whole roasted fish, wow!)
Yacht Club - Yachtsmen (NY Strip)
Swan - Il Muliino (best Italian)
GF - Citricos, oops sorry it was Narcossee's where i had the crispy snapper!
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:20 PM   #10
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Magic Kingdom----Tony's but I think after February it might change to Be Our Guest

Epcot----This one is tough.....I am going to go with Via Napoli but I also like the Garden Grill.

DHS------Sci fi Dine In...... best milkshakes

Animal Kingdom-----Loved Tusker House breakfast but have to say Yak and Yeti serves a mean lunch.....really good drinks.

Resort------used to be Whispering Canyon Cafe.....after the menu change...never again....Now it is Ohana for dinner. We are doing Chef Mickey's for the first time this year so it might change. I also really enjoyed the Turf Club at Saratoga Springs Resort.
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:35 PM   #11
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MK: Be Our Guest
Epcot: Monsieur Paul
AK: Tusker House breakfast
DHS: Brown Derby

Resort: bluezoo at the Dolphin

Special Occasion: Victoria & Alberts
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:55 PM   #12
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MK: Crystal Palace
EPCOT: Biergarten
HS: 50's Prime Time Cafe
AK: Rainforest Cafe
DTD: Raglan Road
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Old 01-08-2013, 06:08 PM   #13
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Only 2 must dos for me at the moment are The Wave at the Contemporary and La Hacienda de San Angel at Epcot (I love the shrimp tacos there).

We do like Kona, Ohana and Narcoossee's. There are so many restaurants we haven't tried though. I'm hoping for a return trip in 2014. We usually never go more than 12-18 months between trips but now that DH is a student and we're living off of a stipend, it's just not in our budget and I won't stay off property again.
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Old 01-08-2013, 07:44 PM   #14
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Magic Kingdom - definitely breakfast @ Crystal Palace (do it every year)
EPCOT- Chef de France
AK- Flame Tree for QS or Yak and Yeti for TS
DHS- not really any great choices here, but I'd choose 50's Prime Time as it taste the most like a home cooked meal.

Resort- AKV Jambo House for Boma- this is by far my favorite restaurant on property!
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Old 01-08-2013, 07:51 PM   #15
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Breakfast at CP & Ohanas
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