Mom and Daughter at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Room
  • On Jun 30, 2015
    Susan from NY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Can "big" kids as in preteen or teenagers who are VERY picky eaters order off the kids menu at a table service restaurant?

    Hi Susan!

    I know what it is like to travel with a picky eater! Sometimes it can be overwhelming to try to find something that everyone will enjoy. That is what I love about the Walt Disney World Resort; usually you can find something that will please everyone!

    It has been my experience that “usually” your big kid should be able to order off of the kids menu. When I have traveled with my Godson, I always explain to the server that he is a picky eater and is not interested in anything on the adult menu. I have found that the server to be very helpful, and they have usually been able to accommodate my request. Just a note: it is not guaranteed that they will allow your family to do this, but it never hurts to ask!

    I always like to encourage guests to try to make dining reservations for any of the sit down restaurants that you are hoping to dine at!

    I hope that you have a great time! Please feel free to visit us again with any other planning questions! We love to help!

    ~Heather~
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Meet the Panelist: Heather, New York

Hi there! I'm Heather from Buffalo NY, a planDisney Alumni and proud mom of three. By day, I'm an oncology nurse, but my heart belongs to Walt Disney World. Having navigated the parks with babies, toddlers, tweens, teens, and multigenerational groups, I live to turn dreams into magical vacations. When I'm not exploring the wonders of Walt Disney World, you'll find me sailing the high seas on Disney Cruise Line. Adventure awaits - let's make your Disney dreams come true!  Learn More About Heather

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