Mom And Daughter; Animal Kingdom
  • On Feb 18, 2016
    Jessica 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.

    Hi there! My family is planning a trip to Disney world. I was wondering what character dining is not a buffet. My husband had a kidney transplant and he really shouldn't eat off a buffet.

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Jessica!

    As the mom to a special needs Mouseketeer, who seems to get sick at every turn, I understand your concern for your husband's health. Most character dining experiences at Walt Disney World Resort offer a buffet meal. However, there are a few places that offer an alternative feast with character interactions. Akershus Royal Banquet Hall, The Garden Grill and 'Ohana offer a family-style meal where at Cinderella's Royal Table, Guests order from a menu. Character dining experiences are very popular, so make your dining reservations as soon as possible. Reservations can be made online or by calling (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463.

    I hope these suggestions help you plan the perfect character meal for your family. Should other questions arise, please visit us again. We are hEAR to help!

    Have a magical day!

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Meet the Panelist: Missy, Texas

Hello, I’m Missy from Texas! I love all things Disney, especially the Walt Disney World Resort. Although we visit several times a year, there’s always something new to experience, making each vacation unique. As a mom to a son with special needs, I know the importance of cherishing every park visit and look forward to helping you plan magical moments for your family! Learn More About Missy

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