Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disney Trip Planning Forums > Disney Restaurants
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read





Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 07-06-2013, 09:48 AM   #1
Lizziejane
Funny how everyone is different
Then pack twice the cash, and you're good to go!
 
Lizziejane's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Posts: 1,308

Dinner Menu at BOG

am I the only one who looks at the dinner menu and thinks "m-eh..."?

I love the thought of it....but just can't see paying those prices for a menu where quite honestly, I don't care of anything! Am I the only one who thinks this?
__________________
January, 1997 - CBC
January, 2001 - CRS
January, 2007 - BWV/HRH
January, 2010 - BWV
January, 2014 - BWV - first trip for our DGD who will be 2!
Lizziejane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2013, 09:53 AM   #2
tinkgirl1984
Mouseketeer
 
tinkgirl1984's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Knoxville Tennessee
Posts: 403

Nope. I feel the same way. And my biggest problem with it is that half the dinner menu is the same as the lunch menu. Really? You can't at least throw in some decent desserts? I did try to get a dinner ADR, only because my nephew would love to meet Beast, but we'll just make do with lunch
__________________
1985 - 2008 at least one trip a year to more resorts than I can name, but I'm going to keep better track from now on.
September 2009 - Coronado Springs ~ October 2010 - Pop Century ~ April 2011 - POFQ ~ October 2011 - Beach Club ~ July 2012 Offsite- Bonnet Creek ~ September 2013 - AoA - Cars suite ~

Enough beignets to kill a person...and other Disney dining.
tinkgirl1984 is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 07-06-2013, 10:00 AM   #3
mom2AidanAndEli
DIS Veteran
 
mom2AidanAndEli's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: MA
Posts: 1,470

Nope, not alone. We had dinner ADRs and actually gave them up for lunch instead. Part of it was schedule, but a big part is the lunch menu actually appeals to us more than the dinner!
__________________


POP-2007, ASMo-2010, ASSp-2011, POFQ-2013, POFQ-August 2014!!!!
mom2AidanAndEli is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2013, 10:32 AM   #4
FiggieFan
DIS Veteran
 
FiggieFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 1,029

Same here - I would prefer to go for dinner with an ADR, meet the beast, etc. but the lunch menu looks better than the dinner menu. I actually dropped the ADR on our last trip because I don't think there is much there that we will eat for entrees. I was hoping with the recent changes, there would be some improvements.
__________________
Fort Wilderness Campgrounds: May 1992
Port Orleans French Quarter:Aug 1998, Jan 2011, Feb 2012, Feb 2013, Feb 2014
Wilderness Lodge: Dec 2015



FiggieFan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2013, 11:04 AM   #5
TheRustyScupper
Average Banjo Picker and Fairly Good Sailing Master
 
TheRustyScupper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: 15-min from WDW.
Posts: 19,562

Our Ratings of Be Our Guest (lunch / dinner): (rev 4/3/2013)
. . . food price value: B / C
. . . food quality: B / C
. . . food quantity per serving: B / C
. . . food prep speed: B / C
. . . food selection: B / B
. . . seating quantity: A / B
. . . seating comfort: B / B
. . . eatery atmosphere: A / A
. . . eatery convenience: B / B
. . . staff friendliness: B / C
. . . staff attentiveness: C / D
. . . character interaction: n/a

NOTE: The eatery has different food themes than usually found
in a park. Although not "signature" eatery quality, food is good and
tasty. Lunch is QS with no ressies available, and dinner is TS and
ressies are highly advised. The atmosphere is very well done and
probably the most fancy and most themed of any WDW eatery.
As a QS eatery it is one of the best, as a TS eatery it is average.
(For dinner, think:CRT -- good atmosphere, only average food quality.)


Our reviews of menu offerings: (we think lunch is better than dinner)
LUNCH:
. . . tuna nicoise salad - pretty good, but light on the olives for my taste
. . . croque monsieur sandwich - nice, but Béchamel needs more nutmeg
. . . turkey on a warm baguette - good, especially with the dijon
. . . roast beef sandwich - tasty, but slightly tough
. . . braised pork - recommended
. . . vegetable quiche - wife liked it (real mean don't eat quiche)
DINNER:
. . . pork rack chop - the pasta out-shined the pork
. . . chicken breast - nicely done and recommended
. . . pan-seared salmon - cooked properly, but average taste
. . . grilled strip steak - good, not great, steak
. . . sautéed shrimp and scallops - were only average
. . . oven-baked ratatouille - average
TheRustyScupper is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2013, 12:44 PM   #6
Magic3forme
Grand Slam club members
 
Magic3forme's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: ATL
Posts: 3,075

I was worried about the menu too. It ended up being the favorite meal of the trip over Spring break. All 5 of us were impressed.

I had the steak, dh, dd had the scallops, dd had the cornish hen and ds had the kids steak.

we also had the soup and cupcakes.
__________________
Magic3forme is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2013, 01:53 PM   #7
ttintagel
DIS Veteran
 
ttintagel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 3,237

Not every restaurant is for everybody. Find a place with food you like.
ttintagel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2013, 01:59 PM   #8
kris10399
Mouseketeer
 
kris10399's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Round Lake, IL
Posts: 151

We were there for dinner the other week and ate in the West Wing which was neat. The food was good, service was ok. Ad for those that posted about "meeting" the Beast...it isn't like a character breakfast where he stops at the tables. He more so stopped at the entry to the West Wing, gave a wave and turned and left. This was on several occasions during our meal. I just want to mention that in case people thought they would get time during the dinner. There is a meet and greet there though.
__________________
Kris Rik (DD10) (DS6)
Many times before becoming DVC Members in 2007!
5/08-BWV ~ 10/08-OKW ~ 5/09-GC at DLR ~ 2/10-Theresa's Surprise B-day trip at BLT ~ 10/10-BWV ~ 5/11-OKW ~ 10/11-AKV and Disney Dream ~ 2/12-the Dream ~ 6/12-VBR & BWV ~ 12/12-Disney Fantasy for New Years! ~ 6/13-SSR and VBR ~ 11/13-VWL & BLT ~ 3/14 SSR ~ 6/14- VBR & AKV ~ 10/14 BWV - Fantasy - VWL
kris10399 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2013, 10:00 PM   #9
minnie mum
Unapologetic Disney Fan(atic)
 
minnie mum's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: WAY too far north
Posts: 11,698

Quote:
Originally Posted by ttintagel View Post
Not every restaurant is for everybody. Find a place with food you like.
I agree. Not everyone likes every restaurant or menu selection. Thank heavens. Fortunately we all have the opportunity to look at the menus online before we even make our ADRS. Don't like the menu? Move on to a restaurant with a menu you do like. So easy.

For the record- we've done both lunch and dinner at BOG. We both thought that the quality of the food at both meals was very good and look forward to dining there again. Probably for dinner.
minnie mum is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2013, 11:13 PM   #10
bphilb
Earning My Ears
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 13

We did the deluxe dining plan for 10 days in November and the regular dining plan this last May for 14 days. I had the same thoughts as you when I first seen the menu for BOG, but after all the great meals I've had at WDW recently when you factor in cost (1 credit), theme, food quality, and overall experience I did not have a better experience that BOG. We had a great experience here.
bphilb is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:03 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.