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  • On Oct 17, 2013
    Robert from FL 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.

    My daughter will be 12 y/o while at WDW. Some of the "adult" meals are going to be too adventurous for her. Will they allow me to order off the kids menu? Or will they create a toned down meal for her? Hate to have her waste a $40 meal!

    Hi, Robert!  It happens often that the kids who are considered "grown ups" for the purposes of dining at Walt Disney World are not quite grown up enough to skip the chicken nuggets and mac and cheese.  We have often asked for our 12 year old to have a kids meal, because sometimes, the adult menu is too sophisticated.

    We have also asked for adaptations to adult menu items.  While some things can't be altered, they can usually leave some ingredients off of an entree, or perhaps use butter instead of tomato sauce on pasta.  They have been very accommodating with adult meals, making them more appealing to our kids' maturing taste buds.

    Have a wonderful trip!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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