Just back - here's where we ate on DPP

Discussion in 'Disney Dining Reviews' started by Lisa D, Aug 29, 2007.

  1. Lisa D

    Lisa D Mouseketeer

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    If anyone has any questions about any of these, feel free to ask! As most people agree, DPP is way too much food, even with teenagers! We did manage to use all of our credits though!

    Table Service:
    ESPN Club (a first night on the BoardWalk tradition)
    Coral Reef
    Cape May Clambake Buffet
    Mama Melrose (never again)
    Le Cellier
    Flying Fish Cafe
    Spoodles (was supposed to be Nine Dragons but a long-lasting thunderstorm kept us on the BoardWalk:sad1: )

    Counter Service:
    Pizza Planet
    Sunshine Seasons at the Land
    Pizzafari
    Columbia Harbor House
    Earl of Sandwich
    Electric Umbrella
    Fish n Chips in UK

    Snacks were mostly drinks and goodies from the BoardWalk Bakery.
     
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  3. frannn

    frannn <font color=blue>please stop the madnesssss alread

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    We are doing the FDP at MM soon, and would love to hear your review. We are contemplating Cape May or Coral Reef. We have CR scheduled twice for dinner during our trip, but may switch to CM for variety. Darn that Teppanyaki rehab!
     
  4. sandybobandy

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    ESPN Club is our first night tradition too!!!! :) Did you have the wings? Slider burger? Yummmm I can taste it all right now! lol

    Any pics? PLEASE tell me you have pics! Haha!
     
  5. engle

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    The last time we ate at ESPN we felt that the quality had gone WAY downhill. Did you??
     
  6. Daisy14

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    I'd like to hear your review on Spoodles and what you enjoyed or disliked on the new menu. We have a dinner adr there in september and i'm a little nervous about it.

    Thanks
     
  7. TigerKat

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    I'd like to hear about Flying Fish & Spoodles!!
     
  8. lucincia

    lucincia Earning My Beers

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    What's wrong with Mama Melrose?
     
  9. Dis Ohana

    Dis Ohana All your dreams can come true if you have the cour

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    I'm interested in hearing about these two as well...what did you order, how was it, how was service, etc. Thanks for posting!
     
  10. lynninpa

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    Would love to hear your thoughts on Flying Fish! Atmosphere, service-and, of course, what you ordered. You know, just tell us everything! :upsidedow
     
  11. bkyrdmoviemom

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    I have two teenage boys and I'm curious to your comment about the amount of food! also, I'd love to hear about Le Cellier & Coral Reef.
     
  12. georgiapeach

    georgiapeach Earning My Ears

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    details on Mama Melrose's, please!
     
  13. Melisa1

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    Yes, Please......I have always wanted to have dinner there.:confused3
     
  14. Lisa D

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    I think our service was the main drawback here. We had a table way off to the side. Our server took our drink, appetizer, and dinner orders, and brought the drinks and appetizers in a timely manner.

    We waited and waited for our meals as the restaurant emptied. We saw our server cleaning the floor nearby where some other diners had already left, so we asked him about our dinner which was "coming soon."

    In a few minutes dinner arrived. My Penne Vodka was lukewarm, as was DS15's chicken parm. The other two meals (4-cheese flatbread and orrechiatte pasta with chicken) were hot. I sent my penne back, which they must have microwaved for like 30 seconds because it came back the same temperature.

    By this time, we did not even have time to order dessert because it was getting so late and we wanted to make sure we had time to get our reserved Fantasmic seats. Our ADR's were for 5:50 and we didn't get out of the restaurant until almost 7:30.

    Again, it was a service issue - if the food had been hot and brought out when it should have been, everything would have been fine.
     
  15. Lisa D

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    We always eat here the first night! Just the excitement of returning to the BoardWalk, I guess. We got two orders of the dingers which are the boneless wings - one mild, one hot. We took half of them back to the room to keep in the fridge and munch on the rest of the week. We also got nachos (everyone knows how big they are!). DS15 loved his dinger sandwich also. Luckily ESPN's desserts are also portable - two chocolate cakes and two apple pies when right back to our fridge for breakfast the next day.

    I didn't really notice any decline in quality. I think because we always eat here first (before we hit places like Le Cellier) the food seems just fine for bar food.
     
  16. Lisa D

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    Frann - if you and your group love shellfish like steamed clams and mussels, you will love this place. DH, DS15 and me all fall into this category and probably knocked down about 100 or so all by ourselves. Their clam chowder is also wonderful - I had two bowls even though it was 98 degrees outside. DH also had some fish, ribs, and potatoes. DS12 is not a fish eater and ate off of the kid's buffet.

    DH, DS15 and DS12 all raved about the bonbons for dessert, especially the Oreo ones. We all swore we would never eat again as we left - and it was only Monday.
     
  17. Lisa D

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    We had never eaten at Coral Reef before, but I figured since we were doing the DDP this was the best opportunity we'd ever had.

    Our ADR's were at 6:00 and the place was jammed! Our waitress took our drink, appetizer, dinner, and dessert orders all at once, which left me a little concerned but it turned out I had nothing to worry about.

    DS12 really had a great time here. DH told him to order the Lobster Soup, thinking he would be the one to get to eat it, but DS12 loved it! He did let us try a taste and it was awesome!

    DH and DS12 both had the strip steak and finished it all. I had the ahi tuna (which must be new because I didn't see it on the AllEars menu), and DS15 had the shrimp pasta which he liked.

    The chocolate wave is also fabulous, as everyone says.
     
  18. wink13

    wink13 Just a bit Goofy

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    Glad to hear you enjoyed the Coral Reef. We need to change ressie do to Teppan Edo still being closed and we wanted to try the Coral Reef. I think we will now.

    Thanks.
     
  19. kelleigh1

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    Hubby and I are planning on ESPN for the night we head to MVMCP. We are really looking forward to it even though we know it doesn't get the best reviews. But we are big sports fans and think this well be fun. And it seems to be getting decent reviews from sports bar fans, so that's a plus.
     
  20. disneyfav4ever

    disneyfav4ever No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep

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    I'd love to hear about Flying Fish.
     

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