Narcossee's vastly improved

Discussion in 'Disney Restaurants' started by gdrj, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. gdrj

    gdrj Boardwalk owner since 1999

    Jan 13, 2012
    We just came back from Disney and dined at Narcossee's. Our prior visit there was anything but good.

    The visit this past week was tremendous. The quality of service was vastly improved. The food quality was much better than our prior experience (back almost 2 years). There is a different management team in place and you can feel the difference whne you walk in.

    I know every restaurant has it's good and bad days but I want to share the good news since I shared the bad news before. Surprisingly this was the best meal we had of the week including Artist Point and Citricos. Both of these were fine but Narcossee's really out shined everyone last week.

    I know based on the boards there has been mixed responses, in my opinion Narcossee's has redemmed itself.
  2. Bellamouse

    Bellamouse DIS Veteran

    Jul 8, 2011
    Glad to hear. Can you give us more specifics? What did you order? Do you have any pictures?
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  4. DonaldDoleWhip

    DonaldDoleWhip DIS Veteran

    Aug 22, 2008
    Honestly, I'm not surprised you feel that way. A current dining review (by Dis_Yoda) includes the updated Narcoossee's menu, and it looks like they've added some great, upscale touches to the menu. Glad to hear you were impressed - out of curiosity, what dishes did you order?

    Our last experience at Narcoossee's was horrible (the food was decent for a signature, but the service killed it). With the recent changes, I might be willing to return to Narcoossee's in August.
  5. fly girl

    fly girl DIS Veteran

    Jan 20, 2012
    Thank you for the update! :)

    I took Narcoossee's off my list after we went there in Sept '10 and left disappointed. Service was sketchy and the food was sub par. And with PP's I am curious too as what you had for dinner.

    Hmmm...looks like I have to give it another try. :yay: Always love hearing when an establishment makes changes for the better! :dance3:
  6. GAN

    GAN DIS Veteran

    Jul 18, 2005
    It's been a while since we've gone, but I didn't realize it had ever went downhill. Thanks for the update, maybe we can fit it when are back again in August.
  7. SomDayMyPrnceWillCom

    SomDayMyPrnceWillCom Wants to be a mermaid when she grows up

    Oct 5, 2007
    Narcoosee's was probably our favorite meal on our 2008 trip. I almost booked it again but trying new restaurants was our new goal. We are trying many new restaurants this time including California Grill, Citrico's, Fulton's, Via Napoli, Kouzzina's.... Coral Reef is the one restaurant that DD16 insists on as our "tradition" now. So, this will be our 3rd trip and 3rd time for CR. :-) Since it's only the two of us, we always get tankside. :cool1:
  8. undertheseas

    undertheseas DIS Veteran

    May 16, 2004
    This is my favorite restaurant but I will agree it hasn't been as good the last time we went. I'm glad to hear they are getting back on track! I can almost taste the lobster and almond-crusted cheesecake now....... :lovestruc
  9. Buckeye Bob

    Buckeye Bob Earning My Ears

    Mar 3, 2011
    Thanks for the post! We're trying Narcossee's for the first time during our trip in July and based on the menu, we're really looking forward to it. Good to hear that the service matches the menu.

    Have a magical day!
  10. figment_jii

    figment_jii DIS Veteran

    Apr 22, 2006
    Glad to hear that you liked Narcoossee's! It's my family's favorite restaurant...we've been several times and the food and service have always been excellent.
  11. TDC Nala

    TDC Nala 1937, what a year that was

    Jun 22, 2001
    They have a new head chef. he was at Jiko previously. Going to try Narcoosees in May to see what he's done with it.
  12. domiii

    domiii To all who come to this happy place, welcome!

    Apr 22, 2002
    We went in December of 2010 for the first time and was not impressed. We went on the recommendation of a friend. We may have to give it another try. Thanks.

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