Favorite Restaurant to start and end your trip?

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  1. dec2901

    dec2901 Mouseketeer

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    I know many people have dining traditions. Do you have a restaurant that you eat at the first day of every trip? Also, do you have a restaurant that you eat at on the last day of every trip?
     
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  3. thewishfire

    thewishfire DIS Veteran

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    I'm not sure I have a favorite to end a trip with, but I love to start one at the Crystal Palace :goodvibes
     
  4. Itinkso

    Itinkso Faith.Trust.Pixie Dust

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    We began our last two trips by eating at Turf Club on our way in from the airport. Traveling from California puts us into Orlando at dinnertime and Turf Club has great, efficient service and yummy food. No traditions for last meals; by then we just go with the flow.
     
  5. Pakey

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    If we have kids in the group we start with Tusker character breakfast and end with Cape May character breakfast.

    Adults only we like to start with Bluezoo and end with Victoria & Alberts.
     
  6. KatMark

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    We don't have a first day becasue we never know which park we are starting with.

    However, our last meal is always at The Plaza at the Magic Kingdom. We like some simple food after all the "heavy" eating we do all week.
     
  7. Ro Z

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    We have been ending our trip with Paradiso. For the last 4-5 times. Probably because it is in DTD. Usually for lunch and then hit a park for a couple hours. If we are staying at POR our first dinner is usually Trex or RFC. Because we can take the boat.
     
  8. Xclusive2WDW

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    Our first park meal is Crystal Palace and our last big dinner is Chef Mickeys. We usually eat at Waffle House though when we get to and leave FL as we don't have them in the mitten.
     
  9. Caseheidi

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    We always eat at Crystal Palace our first MK day, and at The Rose and Crown out first Epcot day. Total nostalgia for us, as these were our favorite meals on our honeymoon many years ago.
     
  10. mickeysbestfriend

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    our trip with dinner at 50's Prime time and end with breakfast at Olivia's :)
     
  11. casanova5

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    We always eat last at rainforest! We are leaving in 19 days
     
  12. JZCubed

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    We like to start with Princesses for our soon to be 4 y.o. and end with our favorite spot(s). We rarely travel to dine, so:

    When staying on Monorail line (Bay Lake Tower):
    start - Cinderella's Royal Table for lunch
    finish - California Grill for dinner

    When staying on or near Boardwalk (DVC Villas and/or Swan & Dolphin):
    start - Akershus for lunch - during Flower & Garden stroll
    finish - blueZoo for dinner
     
  13. I Am Flynn Rider

    I Am Flynn Rider Earning My Ears

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    We go to Ohana the night we get there, and if its early enough, we go to MK to watch the fireworks, or if it's a late dinner, we watch them from inside with the music piping in... Magic...

    Our first breakfast is Chef Mickey's!
     
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    First night--California Grill

    Last night-Flying Fish

    It's what we've done many years now---
     
  15. DEA

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    When we drive down as a family, we usually arrive around 7am, and head out to the Cracker Barrel closest to AKL. The first meal on property has generally been Chef MIckey's. Our first full day at the parks begins at Akershus for the Princess Storybook Breakfast.

    We generally end our trips with a breakfast at the QS restaurant in our resort. No tradition, just expediency.
     
  16. wiigirl

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    I don't have a resturant...but a Dole Whip is a must on my first and last day...
     
  17. BEASLYBOO

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    Arrival day lunch/dinner is always at Olivia's in OKW!
     
  18. EmilyJ517

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    We usually start with breakfast at Crystal Palace, but this year we are starting our trip at Hollywood Studios. So we're doing 50s Prime Time for lunch!

    And we usually end with Chef Mickeys, but it wasn't available because I JUST planned this trip for April so we are ending with 1900 Park Fare.

    I have a few we always want to do (such as the above) but they aren't always in the same order:)
     
  19. ~Tonga Wingo~

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    I always like 'Ohanas for dinner the first day. After traveling all day, Im usually starving. And a lapu lapu is a nice way to start any vacation.

    Last day is Kona for breakfast and The Plaza or Chefs for a late lunch. I love all three and usually try to do Kona more than once. I just love their breakfast.
     
  20. Main Street Matilda

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    We always end our trip with breakfast at 'Ohana - then, we ever so sadly, make our way to the car to start our trip home.
     
  21. jrtoastyman

    jrtoastyman Purveyor of Fine Latex Products

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    We generally arrive around dinner time, so we sort of have developed an unofficial tradition of hitting Pecos Bills shortly after we hit the park to start off the trip.
     

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