Swapping dessert for a bottle of water?

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  1. deanie

    deanie Mouseketeer

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    I read on these boards about someone who did this. Has anybody else tried it? We have the free DDP and I don't care for dessert that often but I drink a lot of water during the day. I would prefer a drink at the TS and then get a bottle of water to take with me.
     
  2. nicole0992

    nicole0992 DIS Veteran

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    My friend was in WDW two weeks ago. She had the QSDP and said she was able to switch out dessert for a bottle of water at Tortuga Tavern, Pizza Planet, Pop food court, Capt. Cook's, Electric Umbrella and a few others that I cannot remember. I know that the only place that did not let her do this was Pinocchio Village Haus at MK.

    Hope this helps!
     
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  4. minnie mum

    minnie mum Unapologetic Disney Fan(atic)

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    We have been able to do this with CS meals at several of the CS restaurants. I don't think they would let you do this at TS restaurants.
     
  5. deanie

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    Thanks - this does really help as most of the desserts at CS are just the pre-packaged variety. Now, the TS, well that is a different matter:rotfl:
    I want to limit myself to only one dessert per day or every other day.
     
  6. Mousemommy1

    Mousemommy1 DIS Veteran

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    They actually will! We are not big dessert eaters, and we were able to get bottles of water instead at Sci-Fi and WCC. :goodvibes
     
  7. B-Ride

    B-Ride Getting My Disney Fix

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    Pre-packaged yes, but still delicious for us dessert crazy people.

    Stilll, I can understand why you might want to substitute. Need to leave room for the afternoon snack! :rotfl2:
     
  8. Amy&Dan

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    I have done it at many places. At Por's food court, they let me swap out a water bottle or bottle of vitamin water. That was a couple of years ago.

    When I am on the QSDP, the level of desserts is often not that great, so if I eat at two places in one day that both serve the prepackaged carrot or chocolate cake, that is when for sure I will ask.

    When I am on the DDP, I'd rather save my dessert calories for the good stuff at my TS than spend them on the prepackaged stuff.

    I have never been told no, a couple of times the cm would ask another cm or a manager but even that was rare.
     
  9. rentayenta

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    In 2009 we were also able to trade dessert for a salad, cup of soup, or side dish at most TS.
     
  10. 2Tiggies

    2Tiggies Near to Tigger's House

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    I've managed to do this at pretty much every CS where I have asked to do so. I believe Tangierine Cafe at Epcot will not allow any trades for anything. It's Baklava or bust :lmao:

    Sometimes you may find that you are refused because of the CM you speak to, rather than the restaurant policy itself so I don't assume that if they say no once, they will say no the next time and will still ask again on another visit. We did once have a CM at Pecos Bills say no, but we could take a side in it's place. I just declined, thanked her for the offer and we skipped the dessert. Always remember that it is a courtesy and not a rule if they do let you swap so don't let it worry you if they say no. I usually know when I ask what I am going to take or not take if they refuse the request
     

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