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Old 02-24-2013, 06:48 PM   #1
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What are my best options for dinner at Epcot with no ADR

Want to leave and take a break in the middle of our Epcot day and then come back for the fireworks. What are my best options for dinner? I'm good with a QS for dinner but could sit down if there was a viable option.

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Old 02-24-2013, 07:02 PM   #2
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There are tons of options! I like the Sunshine seasons food fair at Epcot. I have heard good things about the Morocco QS and the one in Japan as well.
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Old 02-24-2013, 07:07 PM   #3
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If you want table service you may have luck with the Biergarten ( a German buffet) or Marrakesh in Morroco last minute. I really like the Morrocan quick service, Tangeriene Cafe.
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Old 02-24-2013, 07:21 PM   #4
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Sunshine Seasons has a great food court. The fish and chips are always a good bet at the UK and the quick service at Japan has sushi. For table service, we have always had good luck walking into Nine Dragons and enjoy their food. We are not huge fans of the food at Mexico or Canada.
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Old 02-24-2013, 07:43 PM   #5
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I would try Morocco. I was recently at the Biergarten twice with early dinner ADRs (4:15pm) and they had large signs up both times saying they were not accepting walk-ins and that reservations were needed. I was a bit surprised as all times slots were available before we left for our trip. The place wasn't packed and there were quite a few empty tables around the perimeter, even as we were leaving. I was wondering if they based the nights staffing on reservations(?). Several parties were walking up at the time we were waiting to be seated, and all groups without reservations were turned away.
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Old 02-26-2013, 02:24 AM   #6
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It's really hard to get in without reservations to the sit down restaurants, the only exceptions being Morocco, Japan (Toyko Dining), and China. We've always been able to get a table at China, except for 2 weeks ago when there was a cheerleader convention(?) going on and the front entrance to Nine Dragons was swarmed with people and we didn't feel like waiting around to get to the podium when we were so hungry.

We have been lucky once or twice at Chefs de France and Norway, but that was years ago.

For QS, there are many places, the Sunshine Seasons food court is pretty decent. The QS at Japan and Morocco are good. There are some food options at the French Bakery and Norway Bakery.

With a couple hours notice you can use your smartphone to make advanced reservations the same day and might be able to have more options on the day you are there.
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Old 02-26-2013, 02:59 AM   #7
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We like the Fish and Chip Shop in England great outdoor seating.

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Old 02-26-2013, 03:31 AM   #8
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I recommend either Tangierine Cafe or La Cantina de San Angel. Both are delicious QS in the WS Plus, if you don't mind staking out a table for a while, you can watch Illuminations from La Cantina! Or, if you choose Morocco, you can easily grab a place by the railing.

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Old 02-26-2013, 03:37 AM   #9
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marrakesh in Morrocco is great! easy to get in. I heard Nine Dragons is also easy to get in, but the food isn't muchdifferent from any Chinese restaurant back home.

I love the decor in Marrakesh.. the mosaic tiles. try to time eating during the belly dancers show.
we liked the soup, the beef brewat roll, the chicken bastilla. the couscous.. even my hubby, who is picky enjoyed the meal.
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We got into Biergarten without a reservation.
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