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  • On Jan 2, 2011
    Tracy Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    My family is making the trip from MI to WDW this year after a cold trip in Jan 2010. We never got to see fireworks or nightime parades. We ate at Chef Mickey's last time it was good but I was thinking of trying Ohana. Which one is better food wise?

    Hi Tracy:

    I was at Disney World too during January 2010, running in the half-marathon, and boy it was cold.

    As to a food battle between Chef Mickey's and Ohana's, my family always enjoys a character breakfast at Chef Mickey's, so I have a bias towards Chef Mickey's. Both Chef Mickey's and Ohana's have character breakfasts. At Chef Mickey's, you can enjoy a huge breakfast buffet (including eggs, waffles, pastries, cereals, and more) with Mickey, Minnie, Donald and friends, while at Ohana's, you can enjoy served family-style eggs, bacon, and sausages, among other foods at 'Ohana's Best Friends Breakfast with Lilo & Stitch. For breakfast, I prefer the food at Chef Mickey's.

    For dinner, I prefer the food at Ohana's over Chef Mickey's. Dinner at Chef Mickey's is a character dinner which includes a large dinner buffet including roast chicken, beef and an awesome sundae bar. Dinner at Ohana's features meat-filled skewers cooked over an oak fire pit served at your table along with stir-fried vegetables, fried dumplings, lo mein noodles, and salad. Dinner at Ohana's does not have characters, but the family can have fun with storytellers, coconut races (kinda like curling), hula hoops, and dancing.

    If you can, I would schedule a Chef Mickey's breakfast and a dinner at Ohana's.

    Enjoy your visit.
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Meet the Panelist: Jonas, New York

I am a family man and huge Disney fan raising two awesome and rambunctious boys.  As Disney Vacation Club members, we travel to Walt Disney World often. Learn More About Jonas

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