• On Nov 30, 2012
    Marnie from PA 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.

    I want to know the best places to make advanced dining. We have a character breakfast at MK and fantastic dinner. What else do you recommend? Where do you recommend to eat in HS for lunch? How early do we need to leave hotel to get to the parks early?

    So glad you're back with more questions, Marnie!

    Being on the Disney Dining Plan will really help you enjoy eating around the worlds without worrying about your dining dollar. I'll list some of our favorites here.

    If you need another TS restaurant at Magic Kingdom, try to dine at the new Be Our Guest Restaurant; it's gotten rave reviews from Guests and critics alike. We love Tony's Town Square Restaurant, too, for a great TS meal in the park. Just a monorail ride away is Chef Mickey's at Disney's Contemporary Resort, another popular character meal restaurant.

    At Animal Kingdom, we love Tusker House Restaurant for lunch or dinner, but often head out of this park before dinnertime, choosing to shop and eat at Downtown Disney. Let me know if you'd like to book an Advanced Dining Reservation at one of the fantastic restaurants at Downtown Disney.

    Since you'll be enjoying a great TS meal with your Fantasmic! Meal Experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios, try a Quick-Service lunch at Sunset Ranch Market, which is over by The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror and Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith.

    There are so many fabulous restaurants at Epcot, it'll be tough to choose! Favorite Epcot dining locations include Coral Reef Restaurant, Chefs de France, Teppan Edo and Tutto Italia, although Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria is also an excellent choice.

    Disney Dining will tell you to allow up to 1 1/2 hours for transportation to a dining reservation; follow that advice, as you may need that much time to get from point A to point B.

    Send more questions as you think of them, Marnie; I love to help
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Meet the Panelist: Andrea, Pennsylvania

I am a teacher, wife and mom who has been a member of the Disney Vacation Club since 2003. I love discovering a new favorite DVC resort, fantastic restaurant or hidden gem onboard a Disney ship! I'm a micro-planner who can help you capture your own magic! Learn More About Andrea

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