Lunch portion Vs. Dinner portion

Discussion in 'Disney Restaurants' started by Mini Sorcerer's Mom, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. Mini Sorcerer's Mom

    Mini Sorcerer's Mom Mini Sorcere's Mom

    Mar 2, 2005
    We are on the dining plan but could only get into Le Cellier for lunch. It is the same meal service credits for lunch and dinner so I am wondering if the portions are much smaller? Usually lunch are.. Also, does anyone know if you can get a dinner size portion at lunch?
  2. wdwfan1

    wdwfan1 DIS Veteran

    Jan 18, 2004
    The portions are smaller. However, I think they are adequate. No, you cannot get dinner sized portions at lunch.
  3. Nadjalu

    Nadjalu DIS Veteran

    Jul 8, 2009
    PP is correct lunch portions are smaller. And no they won't let you get the dinner portion at lunch.

    If you have your heart set on dinner, keep checking the reservations. People cancel all the time. Also you can check the "month" cancelation threads here on the forum. That can be of help too.

    Good luck.
  4. DonaldTDuck

    DonaldTDuck DIS Veteran

    Jul 26, 2006
    I've eaten at many restaurants at WDW including Le Cel for both lunch and dinner and the portions are the same. Same price, same size. There are a few exceptions, mostly in non-Disney owned places. The filet at Le Cel is about 7 oz at lunch or dinner. It's an old wife's tale that places have smaller portions at lunch for a lower price. A few do, but having worked in food service for 35 years, I can tell you it's the exception, not the rule, and you'll see it shown on the menu.
  5. figment_jii

    figment_jii DIS Veteran

    Apr 22, 2006
    In September 2009, our waitress said that the lunch portion of the Filet Mignon was about 5 oz, while the dinner portion was about 8 oz.

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