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  • On Dec 26, 2015
    Danielle from OH 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.

    Hello! We will be going to Disney in September and we want to visit a couple table service meals. I am on a diet to lose weight and have seen the portions you get at the table services and was wondering if an adult can order off of the kids menu? Thanks!

    Hi, Danielle!  I had gastric bypass, and I have never had any difficulty ordering from the children's menu at any Walt Disney World restaurant.  Just explain your situation to the server.  I have heard of others not having the same experience, but I have not yet encountered a restaurant that did not allow me to do this - as long as there is not a dining plan in place.

    However, I will say, your better option may be to look at the adult menu for the appetizers, soups, and salads.  I generally find the portions are pretty substantial, and you may find things that are more appealing to an adult palate.  You can also talk about vegetarian options with any of the table service restaurants.  Some of the meals are lower in fat and calories than what you might find on the children's menu.

    Have a wonderful vacation!
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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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