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Old 12-06-2012, 07:03 PM   #1
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Palo or Remy

If you could only do one which one?
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Old 12-06-2012, 07:05 PM   #2
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Palo brunch! But I've never done Remy.
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Old 12-06-2012, 07:14 PM   #3
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Vote for Remy, If you like Victoria and Albert's Remy's is the place for you.
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Old 12-06-2012, 07:18 PM   #4
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While we really like Palo (Diner & Brunch); you just can't beat the Remy experience. To be honest we usually do both.
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Old 12-06-2012, 07:50 PM   #5
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Palo brunch is nice, but we prefer brunch on Celebrity, which is even better, without an upcharge.

Remy is a foodie adventure. It's pricey, especially when you've already paid for your meals in the MDR's, but I think of it as a shore excursion. Disney shore excursions are expen$ive (what cruise shore excursion isn't pricey?) but some times ya just gotta party.
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Old 12-06-2012, 08:48 PM   #6
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We really loved both.

But Remy is a once of a kind dining opportunity. I mean crazy! I would eat only salads or some fruit before the meal because it is an insane amount of food.

We also loved Palo for dinner.

Best of luck - there is no bad decision!
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Old 12-06-2012, 08:59 PM   #7
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We've done and enjoyed both palo and Remy, but if we had to choose we would go with Remy. Expensive but worth it
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Old 12-06-2012, 09:18 PM   #8
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We would go with Remy.
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:48 PM   #9
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We have done Pallo on the Magic for both of the cruises we have been on and loved it. We are getting ready to sail again only this time on the Fantasy April 2013. I saw it was quite a bit more pricey to go to Remy but wow looking at what people are saying it must be great. I just can't believe it could get any better than Pallo....
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Remy brunch. Best restaurant meal I have ever eaten. Seriously! *Amazing* flavors, and the service was fabulous!

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Old 01-12-2013, 11:32 PM   #11
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Palo vs. Remy are two very different experiences.

Palo is a nice, upscale restaurant. Attentive service, good food, nice atmosphere. Dinner will take 90-120 minutes. 90 is very comfortable, 120 is if you like to linger over coffee or after dinner drinks. It is a lovely restaurant, comparable to one of the "signature" restaurants at WDW (the ones that cost 2 credits on the dining plan) but without the kids--thus a better atmosphere. It is a place that I could see doing at home for a special celebration.

Remy is a dining experience. This is more about the presentation and setting than the food...or at least as much. Plan on 3 hours. This is most similar to Victoria and Albert's at WDW, and compared to their prices, the $75 upcharge is a bargain. This is honestly more than I would do at home...OK reality, I don't know of any place like this around my home. If you like V&As, you'll be right at home here.
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Old 01-13-2013, 12:00 AM   #12
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Stupid point/question. I am a simple guy planning a cruise in the carribean. If it was up to me I would pack 2 pair of shorts and 3-5 tank tops BUT I love good food. So how do I do the minimum dress code to experience Remy and for a guy who despisees dressing up? Can I wear my tuxedo tshirt?
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Old 01-13-2013, 12:09 AM   #13
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Stupid point/question. I am a simple guy planning a cruise in the carribean. If it was up to me I would pack 2 pair of shorts and 3-5 tank tops BUT I love good food. So how do I do the minimum dress code to experience Remy and for a guy who despisees dressing up? Can I wear my tuxedo tshirt?
Remy requires that gentlemen wear a jacket. Um...they do have loaners in the event that someone didn't pack one.
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Old 01-13-2013, 01:04 AM   #14
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I've done Remy brunch and dinner and Palo brunch and dinner and Remy wins hands down, no contest.

I think the champagne brunch at Remy is my favorite, but that might be due to the 5+ glasses of bubbly I had by the time we were done. Our brunch was at 11:50a and I was still so stuffed I only picked at dinner that evening (early seating) and finally had something substantial late late night. Plus, hello: deep fried mashed taters-n-gravy. What's not to love?? (OK, my name for the dish, not theirs. I'm sure theirs was French. But it's deep-fried mashed taters-n-gravy. And it's divine.)

Remy brunch is a fixed menu with optional champagne pairings for an additional $25 (bargain!). Remy brunch also has a more relaxed dress code, although it's still quite dressy. Guys, you don't need a coat or a tie for brunch.

Remy dinner has a menu from which you have a couple choices for each course, although you can opt for the menus already set by each chef. There are wine pairings also available for dinner. And it's formal. And so worth dragging that jacket along!!

Both meals at Remy are spectacular. I'm not an adventurous eater, but dug in and enjoyed everything. The only thing not to my liking were 1-2 of the cheeses I chose off the cart during dinner. Everything else was just sublime. Best two meals I've ever had.

Now I know a lot of people rave over Palo brunch, but I'm not a big seafood eater, and I don't go for a lot of Mediterranean flavors like olive this and that. So if you like crab legs and salmon mousse and olive this and thats, you'll probably really like Palo brunch a lot. The dessert table and bread table was amazing!! I could eat the little cream puff hamburger things all day.

If you want a nice dinner or brunch, do Palo. If you want a dining *experience*, go for Remy.
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:48 AM   #15
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If I could only pick one I guess I would have to say Remy dinner. I wouldn't pick one though

On our Fantasy eastern we did Remy lunch and dinner, Palo brunch at a table for 10 with my folks and travel mates, and Palo dinner delivered to our suite and had a party ... best cruise ever.

Cost wise, NOT including any alcohol (exceptions are complimentary champagne / mimosa Palo brunch, welcome cocktail at Remy dinner, one glass champagne at Remy lunch) looking at 75pp Remy dinner, 20pp Palo brunch/dinner, 50pp Remy lunch.

The experience has already been described by other posters
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