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Old 05-30-2013, 11:27 AM   #1
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Date Night at Disney...

Hi all!
I have signed up my kiddo for the Sandcastle Club - and now I'm looking for suggestions for what my husband and I should do that night? Right now I have a reservation for us at Chefs de France. Also considering Yachtsman. What do you recommend?

We will have been to Epcot earlier that day and do not have park hoppers, so if we are going to dine in a park, that's where it will be. Also, prefer to stay somewhat close to Beach Club.

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Old 05-30-2013, 11:33 AM   #2
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We've eaten at both, and it depends on what you guys like. Chefs has a great atmosphere...feels like a bistro in Paris. Food was good - not terrific - but it's fun to wander the France area of Epcot. I mean, France is romantic, let's admit it!

Yachtsman was very good. Atmosphere was just ok. If you have good steakhouses at home, though, it will feel familiar and not real special IMHO.

I guess given a choice, I'd always opt for France
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:34 AM   #3
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Thanks-that's helpful. I think you're right it would be more fun to have some time wandering in France and maybe some of the other countries for an after dinner stroll.
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We love Yachtsman Steakhouse. It would be a good choice.

I'd also suggest that if you're willing to spend that money you should consider going upstairs at France to Monsieur Paul. A much more romantic setting than chef's downstairs.
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Old 05-30-2013, 01:16 PM   #5
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We have enjoyed YSH but it has a been a "hit" or "miss" with us. Chefs not such a hit but with many it is. There are a few nice places within the Epcot resort area so you wouldn't even have to wander into the park...of course the following recommendations could change depending on whether or not you have the DDP.

At the BW, FF (DDP) which is usually a hit with us is a good one.

But the one I highly recommend would be Il Mulino @ the Swan (IMHO the best Italian on property) ALWAYS a hit for us. However it is NOT on the DDP.

We were just at Il Mulino earlier this month, feel free to check out our latest review:

Our Il Mulino Dining Experience

I have an older review of FF if you'd like to check it out...

Our Flying Fish Dining Experience
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I would agree with going to Monsieur Paul upstairs in France. Although it does take DDP, bringing children is discouraged.
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Monsier Paul's it is. I just looked over the menu and a couple reviews, and it does look nicer and more intimate. We are hoping to catch Illuminations before heading back to the Beach Club - I snagged a 7:30 reservation and Illuminations is at 9. Should work?
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How does Monsieur Paul do with substitutions? One member of my party, the only thing I see on the menu for them to eat is the potato snapper, although they don't like rosemary (its a rosemary sauce). Looks like the fish is placed on a bed of sauce, anyone have experience of asking them to leave a sauce off or subbing a different sauce? Thx!
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