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How often do you eat table service meals?

Discussion in 'Disney Restaurants' started by rainbowdog, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. awoogala

    awoogala Mouseketeer

    Nov 23, 2008
    We usually do breakfast in the room, then 1 ts meal, and either pick at stuff, (pretzels, ice cream), or eat bars we bring, or do cs if we have to. Some days we do 2 ts. My daughter (7) won't eat most of the kid meals at disney, so it's easier to take her for buffets, or just buy her snacks. My son (10) needs a huge meal at least once a day (hollow leg)
    We have had a lot of greasy fast food at cs in disney, and haven't found that many we like, but we get a few burgers here and there.
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  3. kkbutterfly

    kkbutterfly Mouseketeer

    May 18, 2012
    I'm thinking we may be in the minority (especially on the boards), but we only do 2 or maybe 3 TS meals per 5-6 day trip. I actually enjoy many of the CS restaurants and don't want to miss them (La Cantina de San Angel, Earl of Sandwich, Columbia Harbor House, Pizzafari), so I don't like to over schedule our sit down meals. No kids, me (27) and DH (29). It's not a money thing, but more about having more flexability to eat where we want and not be shackled by reservations and actually liking the quick meals (not really foodies).
  4. gtpoohbear

    gtpoohbear DIS Veteran

    Apr 15, 2008
    We do almost all of our meals TS. CS just doesn't work out for us, and we really need 3 full meals, not just snacks. We eat out a LOT at home though so maybe that's why it never seems like too much time or food to us on vacation.
  5. GusGusGirl

    GusGusGirl Earning My Ears

    Oct 2, 2012
    We do mostly CS meals, maybe 2-3 TS in a 7 day stay. It's just my DH and me, no kids. As others have said, we just prefer the flexibility of CS.
  6. pooh2001

    pooh2001 been there, done that, TRYING to go back

    Feb 16, 2000
    We eat at least 1 if not 2 TS per day.
    Example would be a 10:30 AM Crystal Palace brunch and then a Garden Grill 6 PM dinner.
    We are a family of 4 - Our June 2012 WDW vacation, our 'kids' were 20 & 17.

    We also pack some granola bars, snacks and cereal for between meal grazing.popcorn::
  7. chloelovesdisney

    chloelovesdisney DIS Veteran

    Jul 19, 2007
    Usually 1 TS meal each day, except one day is always all counter service. I just like the break of having no where to be at a certain time sometimes.

    Occasionally we do 2 TS in a day, but it's not my favorite. Sometimes it just works out that way with the availability of adrs.

    I also like to do a combination of breakfast, lunch and dinner TS meals during the vacation.
  8. goofy4prez

    goofy4prez A guy can love Disney and still keep his man card!

    Jul 24, 2008
    We do a TS meal every day. For us it's a chance for us as a family to spend some good quality time together talking and chilling out from the endless running around in the parks over a good meal. We prefer to get out of the heat, not have fast food burgers, chicken nuggets, pizza, or cold sandwich wraps for all of our meals.
  9. itradehilton

    itradehilton Mouseketeer

    Sep 7, 2009
    We like one TS a day alternating between a lunch & dinner. We do lunch in a park & resort dinners. This way we can escape the heat on park days.
  10. cymbaldiva

    cymbaldiva DIS Veteran

    Jan 1, 2001
    If it's up to me rarely - takes too long, costs too much, and the quality just isn't there.

    I do one TS for Prime Time because the fried chicken just can't be beat - other than that? No thanks.
  11. daisyduck123

    daisyduck123 <font color=green>I just love those parmesan mashe

    Aug 18, 2005
    We have a TS dinner every night.

    Our kids are teenagers, but we did ate TS every night even back when they were in elementary school.
  12. DisGirl819

    DisGirl819 <font color=blue>Then I thought about it and reali

    Apr 1, 2006
    We eat at least 1 TS a day. Sometimes two, breakfast and dinner.
  13. almburr

    almburr DIS Veteran

    Sep 8, 2006
    On our last trip we did 2 table services a day. We liked the sit down and enjoyed the meals. We didn't feel rushed or shoved about. We also didn't feel that it took time away from doing things in the parks.

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