Best Counter Service in the parks...

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  1. DoomBuggie

    DoomBuggie Mouseketeer

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    We have 3 ADR for June but also plan on eating a couple of days with counter service. Which ones in each park do you think are the best?
     
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  3. KatMark

    KatMark DIS Veteran

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    Our favorites are:

    MK -- Cosmic Rays (Columbia Harbor House is real close to the top)
    Epcot -- Sunshine Seasons in The Land
    AK -- Flame Tree Barbecue
    Studios -- None -- we leave and go to a resort or off property
     
  4. PoohsFan1

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    There are 3 that we absolutely love and is a must do each time...

    - Sunshine Seasons at Epcot
    - Pecos Bills in MK
    - Pizza Planet in DHS

    Any other CS that we do in the parks are usually last minute ones. We like the CS meals as much as the TS meals, so you won't go wrong with any of them
     
  5. Pop&theCenturies(:

    Pop&theCenturies(: Earning My Ears

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    My fave isn't actually in one of the parks....it's in Downtown Disney...Wolfgang Puck Express....There's so much to chose from....and sooo delicious!
     
  6. aubriee

    aubriee <font color=brown><marquee>Chocolate always makes

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    MK: Columbia Harbour House or Cosmic Rays
    AK: Yak & Yeti CS
    Epcot: Sunshine Seasons, Norwegian bakery, French bakery, or Tangeriene Cafe
    DS: nothing-usually take the boat to Epcot or go to Pepper Market at CSR
    DTD: WGP Express
     
  7. cchev

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    Completely agree with this except I would go Columbia Harbor House instead of Cosmic Rays....better atmosphere I think
     
  8. USAswimmer626

    USAswimmer626 I may love swimming, but I love Disney more!!!

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    Magic Kingdom - Columbia Harbour House
    Epcot - Tangerine Cafe
    Disney Hollywood Studios - NONE!
    Animal Kingdom - FlameTree BBQ

    Downtown Disney - Wolfgang Puck Express!!!!!!!!!!!:woohoo:
     
  9. freepixie

    freepixie <font color=deeppink>Tanoshi<br><font color=green>

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    MK - Pecos Bill
    EP - China
    MGM - no good CS here
    AK - Pizzafari
     
  10. Joan1

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    MK - Pecos Bills
    Cosmic Rays is good but don't like that there are separate lines for different foods so you may not end up eating together if everyone wants something different

    Epcot - Any of the countries counter service options except Mexico

    Hollywood Studios - normally we don't care for much here but on our last trip we tried Backlot Express and I was suprised that it was good. We had never tried it and always forgot it was there. So this is our choice now for CS

    AK - Pizzafari is decent but nothing here really sticks out - we haven't tried Yak and yeti

    Downtown Disney - Wolfgang Puck Express and Earl of Sandwich
     
  11. ibouncetoo

    ibouncetoo <font color=009999>I get excited by the little thi

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    Throw in Earl of Sandwich at DTD too! YUMMMY.
     
  12. Anal Annie

    Anal Annie at least I KNOW I'm a kook...I just can't help it

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    Epcot - we are ALWAYS pleased with Tangerine Cafe in Morocco (we voted it our fav. CS place in all of Disney last weekend)! Two thumbs up!! :thumbsup2:thumbsup2 Second, we often hit the Cantina place in Mexico - but usually for dinner if we're planning on seeing Illuminations...we stop early, grab a table by the railing and keep getting refills on beer & margaritas until showtime!:thumbsup2

    MK - Either Columbia Harbor House, Pecos Bills or Cosmic Rays usually fit the bill for us. It just depends where we are in the park when we decide we want to eat. The nice thing about Cosmic Rays is that there's a big variety so we can split up to order & meet up after we get our stuff to eat together. Last weekend DS wanted a burger while DH & I wanted salads. DS had charging ability on his KTTW card so he went his way & we went ours.

    HS - used to like the ABC Commissary but when we went last weekend they'd changed the menu & we were not so thrilled. They used to have a really good Cuban sandwich...but it was gone.:sad2: We've also had success at Backlot Express I think it's called. But HS is not the best for CS.

    AK - either Pizzafari or Flametree BBQ. I think DS & I prefer Pizzafari while DH likes the BBQ place. Sometimes we split up & get what we want at one place or the other then meet up somewhere to eat. We tried the Yak & Yeti CS place once and will never go again. It was the biggest waste of money. SO-O bland!! And sorta pricey too for CS...

    eta: We have not done any CS places in DTD yet....but we were very pleased with both T-Rex and Cap'n Jacks
     
  13. Pakey

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    Epcot-Tangierine Cafe. It also gets our vote for best CS in all parks. We also like Sunshine Seasons (just not as much as Tangierine)

    MK-Columbia Harbor House.

    AK-Flame Tree

    DHS-Nothing

    DTD-Earl of Sandwich or WPE.
     
  14. RMulieri

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    Mk- Cosmic Rays, Or Columbia Harbor House
    Epcot-Sunshine Seasons
    AK- Flame Tree BBQ
    DHS- NONE
    DTD-Wolfgang Puck Express or Earl of Sandwich
     
  15. ibouncetoo

    ibouncetoo <font color=009999>I get excited by the little thi

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    Glad to see votes for Tangerine Cafe. We plan on this stop during our September trip. :thumbsup2
     
  16. Anal Annie

    Anal Annie at least I KNOW I'm a kook...I just can't help it

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    It's very good! They have some sample plates out behind the counter for you to see before you order too. Last weekend I had the Chicken Wrap with sides of tangerine cous cous and lentil salad & DH had the Lamb Wrap with the same sides...good size portions too!:thumbsup2
     
  17. floridascgirl

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    Magic Kingdom: Columbia Harbor House (love sitting upstairs) :thumbsup2

    Epcot: Tangeriene Cafe (DH'S fav) or Sunshine Seasons (fresh sandwiches) :)

    Hollywood Studios: No fav's yet :sad2:

    Animal Kingdom: Flame Tree BBQ (love the atmoshere by the water) :wizard:
     
  18. DisneyBunny15

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    MK: Pecos Bill
    Epcot: Liberty Inn
    DHS: Toy Story Pizza
    AK: Pizzafari
    DTD: Earl of Sandwhich
     
  19. DonaldTDuck

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    MK- Cosmic Rays, you can go to the different Kiosks and meet at a table to eat together.

    Ep- Cantina at Mexico, love the combinacion plato

    DHS- Studio Catering Co.- good barbq sandwich

    AK- Flame Tree- great ribs and they have Safari Ale
     
  20. maddiesmom0116

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    Epcot - Pick a Bakery, they are all good, so is the CS is Mexico
    MK- Cosmic Rays all the way
    AK- Flame Tree BBQ
    DHS- I would say ABc because it is air conditioned, all the CS is not that great, but this one is set apart for the air conditioning.
     
  21. CR Resort Fan 4 Life

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    Magic Kingdom: Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe.

    Epcot: Electric Umbrella.

    Hollywood Studios: ABC Commissary.

    Animal Kingdom: Flame Tree Barbecue & Pizzafari.
     

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