Teppan Edo for kids?

Discussion in 'Disney Restaurants' started by Neesy228, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. Neesy228

    Neesy228 DIS Veteran

    Apr 9, 2008
    Wondering how kids typically do at Teppan Edo? I think that the cooking/entertainment would be awesome for them - just not sure that once the food was set in front of them, that my kids would touch it! Experiences with younger kids?

  2. TarheelPrincess

    TarheelPrincess Mouseketeer

    Aug 28, 2008
    We took our 3yo DD last month and she really enjoyed the meal. We had her noodles made veggie free since zuccini, onions, and mushrooms are not her favorite things. She loved the sauces, but didn't touch her chicken...no surprise there she doesn't eat any meat. We munched on her chicken and she was given a chocolate chip cookie for dessert. Honestly, the noodles were plenty for her, but she did eat a banana before bed that night.

    Oh, and she thought the chef was very entertaining and they gave the kids menus to color...I say go for it! My DH and I loved the food.
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  4. Colleen27

    Colleen27 DIS Veteran

    Mar 31, 2007
    My kids love it. They were 7 & 4 the first time we took them to that style of restaurant and it was an instant hit. We tried Teppan Edo for the first time in Jan and its now a must-do.
  5. Belle4mygrl

    Belle4mygrl DIS Veteran

    May 4, 2008
    We enjoyed the food. DD was 3 at the time. She enjoyed the entertainment but I am a little miffed at the service we received. We are a family of 5. We were seated with 2 couples. My DD was placed at the corner of the table. She couldn't reach her food. People couldn't move around so she could squeeze in. She managed. No refills until the chef was completely finished. It was good but not sure if we will go back. IF there is a next time, I will speak up about needing the room for her. I know she is pint sized but she deserves to eat her food in comfort too.

    Reading the reviews on here so far, it appears we have been the only family seated this way. If it happens to you speak up.
  6. Laurabearz

    Laurabearz <font color=deeppink>I cant load my bobbin!<br><fo

    Nov 25, 2001
    How old are your kids?

    My 9,7, and 5 year olds loved it.

    They like watching them cook, and they also enjoy the food.

    They ask that you seat the children on the corners since that is the farthest from the grilling surface.

    Our kids have never been tempted to touch the grill for what that is worth.

    My Oldest just eats the rice and Udon noodles and my boy loves the Japanese chicken nuggets (chicken tempura) served in a monorail.
  7. monami7

    monami7 DIS Veteran

    Jun 29, 2003
    Our 2 and now turned 3 Yr old have been going to Hibachi grills since we got them. If fact Our celebration dinner when Lilly came home from Haiti was at a hibachi grill! She was 14 months at the time! They love it. Anything to entertain while eating. Usually they will serve you while they are cooking so you kind of eat and watch.

    Both our girls love it and try to eat with Chop sticks. The 3 yr old is pretty good now! LOL
  8. bigbabyblues

    bigbabyblues DIS Veteran

    Mar 25, 2004
    Do they serve the kids' meals in the monorail plates at Teppan Edo? I thought I saw a picture somewhere, but we all know how well the search feature works.
  9. Laurabearz

    Laurabearz <font color=deeppink>I cant load my bobbin!<br><fo

    Nov 25, 2001
    No. Only the Tempura dishes. Those are prepared in the back. The Children's steak and chicken are served on the same kind of plates as everyone else.
  10. Aimeedyan

    Aimeedyan <font color=blue>Why get all excited about somethi

    Feb 22, 2004
    I was there on Thurs and there were TONS of kids around having a great time (and eating!). The chefs near us were very accomodating to picky eaters.

    I remember going as a kid and it was a favorite meal.
  11. danny1649

    danny1649 <font color=green>Will be wearing some lime green< Moderator

    Aug 18, 1999
    Our experience when we have dined here several times over the years,children at our table loved it and enjoyed the food and ate well.:goodvibes :goodvibes Danny

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