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Old 10-30-2012, 09:04 AM   #1
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Smile Toss up between Kona Cafe and Raglan Road

I was wondering if a few of my fellow Disney lovers would share their opinions of the following 2 restaurants, which would both be a new dining experience for me and my adult DD: between Kona Café and Raglan Road at DTD, which would you choose for dinner and why?
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Old 10-30-2012, 09:14 AM   #2
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I find the atmosphere and menu MUCH better at Raglan Road. Food is delish. A bonus is the irish step dancers in the evening. So amazing to watch!!
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Old 10-30-2012, 09:32 AM   #3
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Definitely Raglan Road for 2 adults.
It is a beautiful restaurant that was built in Ireland, disassembled, shipped to Orlando and then reassembled. It has an extensive menu, one of the largest at WDW and the food is delicious. The servers are warm and friendly, and the entertainment is wonderful. The live band is great and the Step Dancers are amazing. Ask for a table in the main room. Also it can be pretty loud.
Kona is good, but it is nothing really special.
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Old 10-30-2012, 09:37 AM   #4
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There are only two restaurants that I don't mind going back to with regularity at WDW, and one is Raglan Road.

Kona is good, and I'll go back someday, but I'm not in a huge rush!
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Old 10-30-2012, 09:42 AM   #5
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Out of the two for dinner...tough call for me but I would say Raglan Road.

Either way, you won't go wrong though. :P
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Out of the two for dinner...tough call for me but I would say Raglan Road.

Either way, you won't go wrong though. :P
Yep ... another vote from SSB.
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Old 10-30-2012, 10:00 AM   #7
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It is a beautiful restaurant that was built in Ireland, disassembled, shipped to Orlando and then reassembled.
Wow I didnt know that! Neat!


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Kona is good, but it is nothing really special.
Enjoy
I totally agree.


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Old 10-30-2012, 10:13 AM   #8
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I went to Raglan Road with my adult DD & 17 yr old DS. We all loved it. We're planning a repeat visit in 2013.
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I'd vote for Kona.

When I did Raglan Road I wasn't impressed. Maybe because I'm not Irish?

Kona has great food. (no, I'm not Hawaiian either).
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That's a tough one,but I think Raglan Road edges out Kona.
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Old 10-30-2012, 11:51 AM   #11
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Definitely Raglan- and nobody has mentioned the Ice cold Harp on tap . Just love the atmosphere, food, drink and also the decor. In the ailseway down to the bathroom, there's a U2 wall with pics from their early days Even if you can't make it for dinner, try and make it over for a nightcap one night. They have a bar rail behind where everyone eats that you can pull a tall chair up and watch the band and Irish dancer whilst enjoying a cordial or two.

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Old 10-30-2012, 12:27 PM   #12
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another vote for Raglan Road...if you don't care for Irish pub food, ask the server what to get, there are a few plainer items on the menu (more 'merican tasting anyway.) We love the pub food, though. The real draw at Raglan Road for adults is the adult beverage choices...lots of beer if that's your favorite, but also wonderful cocktails & wine choices. And the entertainment is great fun...both the band and the dancers.

Kona has been a favorite of ours for years...however, have read that they have changed the menu quite a bit, not in a good way, so will have to see if it's still a favorite after next time we eat there
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Old 10-30-2012, 02:19 PM   #13
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Thank you!

Thanks for all the really helpful feedback! I have now booked our ADR for Raglan Road, as this appears to be the most popular choice. Sounds like we are in for a wonderful evening!

You guys are awesome!
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I like both! For me, it would depend on what my plans were that day. If one is more convvenient, then I would pick that one.
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Old 10-30-2012, 05:07 PM   #15
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My 2 fav's, hard decision . Agree it depends on plan for the day and type of atmosphere you want. Love doing Kona and then down to beach to watch fireworks at MK, but we had a great time at RR also with the music and dancing - even went back a 2nd time that trip. Enjoyed the food at both and both menus have changed since we were there, but still look wonderful.
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