I've always used the dining plan since it's been avail. I think there is some savings (especially that first year), but it continues to be more expensive and offer less. Last year the amount of food for my family of four (2 adults and 2 kids) to feel like we were "getting our money's worth" was crazy. So I can't decide what to do for our next trip (in two weeks). I have reservations at the Wave, Teppan Edo, and Garden Grill. We are staying four nights. Does the dining plan make financial sense or should we pay oop and try to budget our food? Thanks for any suggestions.