Favorite restaurants that are not buffets

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  1. sppunk

    sppunk God bless the Red Sox

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    Hi gang, we're looking at restaurants for dinner and wondering what your favorites are that aren't buffets. California Grill is a must-do for us (wife wants it!), and Artist Point most likely - we'll be staying in the WL, afterall.

    Also, for reservations at other resorts for dinner - is it sometimes difficult to get back to WL? I know resort-to-resort transportation can be tricky sometimes.

    Thanks. :)
     
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  3. bicker

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    The best restaurant at WDW is Artist Point, so you have that covered. Any of the signature restaurants would be great: I prefer Jiko, Flying Fish, Brown Derby and Citricos, to California Grill, Narcoossee or Yachtsman Steakhouse.

    In the less expensive price range, 50s Prime Time Cafe is the best overall dining experience IMHO.
     
  4. stacy6552

    stacy6552 Keep to the code!

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    Whispering Canyon is always fun. We also like Spoodles, Mama Melrose, Liberty Tree Tavern and the Hoop Dee Doo Revue.
     
  5. goofylarry46

    goofylarry46 Mouseketeer

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    Flying FIsh is really good i think they have the best steak in WDW the servers are reallly great also.
     
  6. Disney Ron

    Disney Ron It's not a lie, if you believe it.

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    Kona is great too, either for breakfast or dinner. Transportation would be easy from WL, just take the boat to the CR then the monorail to the Poly.:yay:
     
  7. jesmith12

    jesmith12 Member of the Riverside Gang

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    Fulton's is great if you like seafood (it can expensive).
     
  8. Harvestmooner

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    Le Celliar and O'Hana are very good!!
     
  9. HSMndLKfan92

    HSMndLKfan92 The Force is strong with this one

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    Le Cellier and Kona.
     
  10. DaisyDuck001

    DaisyDuck001 DIS Veteran

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    Kona Cafe, Wolfgang Puck Cafe, Tangierine Cafe.
     
  11. sunny04

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    Kona, LeCellier and Concourse
     
  12. Tony-NJ

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    Jiko is always a must for us now. Worth the extra travel time. Flying Fish is really good.
     
  13. tobidisney

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    MGM - Sci Fi Dine in theater
    EPCOT - chinese in world pavilion and garden grill
    Boardwalk ESPN
    Animal Kingdom Lodge - BOMA
    Wilderness Lodge - Whispering Canyon
    Wilderness campground Hoop dee doo

    that should be a start....
     
  14. sppunk

    sppunk God bless the Red Sox

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    Thanks so much, you guys. :) This is a great list!
     
  15. DarleneAnne

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    We like Artist Point, Marakesh in Epcot, Jiko (AK).
     
  16. kjs1976

    kjs1976 Thanks for the magic, Walt!

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    Ohana....hands down our 1st choice.

    We like Le Cellier if you have the time at EPCOT and want a good steak!
     
  17. MickeyNicki

    MickeyNicki It is pretty darn sad when a valet picks you out a

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    Le Cellier is our favorite

    Yachtsman is our second
     
  18. mhf

    mhf Mouseketeer? hah! Princess!

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    DH and I loved Cali Grill in the wineroom. You can't see the fireworks but that's OK by me. It was quieter and more intimate. Ask when you check in for your ADR and they'll tell you how much longer the wait is for a table in there, if any more.

    Also like Rose and Crown and Le Cellier. I ordered dessert off the kids' menu at Le Cellier...saw that chocolate moose and had to have it. Dh likes the ales in R&C.

    Citricos was good too. Ate dinner there and then walked out to the boardwalk to see the fireworks. Almost froze in Dec '05 doing this but it was worth it.

    Am debating about Brown Derby for our May trip.

    M in Maryland where it's snowing
     
  19. TigerKat

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    Cali Grill is one of our favorites also Flying Fish, Spoodles, LeCellier and the new ones we want to try are Blue Zoo, JIKO, Coral Reef, Bistro de Paris and Wolfgang Puck Cafe!!!!!!

    WOW we're sure giving you a wide variety!:goodvibes
     
  20. DaisyDuck001

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    sppunk, while I also like Boma, please be aware that it is a buffet.
     
  21. Tinkerbell2002

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    Le Cellier in Epcot is my favorite restaurant in Disney.
     

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