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View Poll Results: Which dinner would you drop?
California Grill 6 5.45%
Artist Point 16 14.55%
Citricos 17 15.45%
Narcoossee's 37 33.64%
Yachtsman 8 7.27%
Jiko 9 8.18%
Flying Fish 17 15.45%
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:16 PM   #1
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So if you had to drop one of these signature dinners

which one would it be?
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:43 PM   #2
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I voted Jiko.... I tried it and didn't like it, I'm not adventurous enough for that.
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:50 PM   #3
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Jiko is our favorite restaurant.

I voted for Citricos as you had two restaurants at the GF picked and I'd go for Narcoossees for the view. Food at Citricos is good, but not better than most of your other choices and I'd prefer to see more different resorts. Our waitress at Citricos also was not very pleasant.
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Wow - a question with no right answers.

I'd drop CG simply because I believe its over-rated by people who love the view.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:36 PM   #5
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I voted for Citricos, mostly because having eaten at all of the ones on your list that was the only one where my family had a less than stellar experience. The food was good, but the service was out of step with the kitchen which resulted in a slow meal and food arriving at the table cold and having to be sent back.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:59 PM   #6
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Sadly I voted FF. Not a wonderful experience last week.

If you asked me 2 weeks ago I would have said AP but the food and service was the best of our entire stay.
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:28 PM   #7
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I voted for Narcoossee's. My experiences here have been one of a "tweener". Better than a typical TS, but below that of a Signature. Somewhere in between, but priced right up there with the Big Boys. I know that WDW isn't cheap. But Narcoossee's is one of the few places that raised my eyebrows when I got the bill.
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:58 AM   #8
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I've eaten at all of those alot of times and like them all, but if I was going to drop one it'd definitely be Narcoosee's.

Two I would definitely not drop would be Flying Fish or Artist Point. They are probably my two favorites.
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Old 11-29-2012, 06:04 AM   #9
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Location, location, location......

In my opinion. whichever restaurant requires you to travel the furthest is not worth the effort.

While I enjoy dining at Disney (and I eat at a Signature place nearly every day), there is not one place you listed worth the trouble of a long journey.

For this reason alone, I will not likely ever make it to Artist Point - since I have no plan on staying at Wilderness Lodge.

To all the Narcoossee naysayers, it's the best view of the fireworks.

I'll also add, the recent changes to some menus (i.e. Yachtsman) has me wondering if any B'walk establishment can beat BlueZoo, Il Mulino, and/or Shula's.
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Old 11-29-2012, 08:50 AM   #10
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I picked Narcossees simply because out of 11 surf and turf that we ordered last year in total (2 trips) we only received 2 or 3 were the lobster was actually good and not over chewy. Some returned to the kitchen with only a piece missing as you needed to chew forever to swallow it. The meat however was very good and so was dessert.
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:04 AM   #11
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I hav eaten at each one except Flying Fish in the last 2 weeks. My top 2 favorites were Narcoossees and California Grill. I would drop Yachtsman

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Old 11-29-2012, 09:57 AM   #12

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I have dined at all at anywhere from 3-12 times each and I'd drop Narcoosees.
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:42 PM   #13
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Sorry i read the question wrong and voted incorrectly! Consider the Cali Grill count at 5, NOT 6! (-1 please!). I thought it asked which one you liked best.

I also vote to drop Narcoossee's!

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Old 11-29-2012, 02:13 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by JimmyV View Post
I voted for Narcoossee's. My experiences here have been one of a "tweener". Better than a typical TS, but below that of a Signature. Somewhere in between, but priced right up there with the Big Boys. I know that WDW isn't cheap. But Narcoossee's is one of the few places that raised my eyebrows when I got the bill.
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We've eaten at all of the restaurants on your list and won't be going back to Narcoosee's. It was only okay; not a signature to me. The fireworks view was fine, but I want an expensive restaurant to have excellent food.
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