• On Oct 12, 2015
    Karen from ON 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.

    Looking at bringing my 2 1/2 year old to a character dining experience. First of all, should I book the reservation for 3 (just the adults) or 4 including my little guy? As well, does Disney charge for a meal for children under 3?

    Greetings Karen!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!  As a mom of four children myself, I would highly recommend a Character Dining experience for your little one. You will definitely want to include your son on the Advanced Dining Reservation. By making your Advanced Dining Reservation for four Guests, the restaurant will know to have a table available that can accommodate your entire travel party.  I am happy to report that Guests under the age of 3 are free of charge when sharing from an adult's plate. 

    I hope this information is helpful to you. If I can assist you with dining recommendations or any other questions regarding your vacation, please don't hesitate to ask. Best wishes for a magical trip, Karen!

    Bon Appétit,
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Meet the Panelist: Jodie, Georgia

Hey, y'all! I'm the mother of four amazing kids and wife to my very own Prince Charming!  After working as a Registered Nurse for over 20 years, I recently traded in my scrubs to work as a Physician Recruiter for my local hospital. My friends call me the "Queen of Disney," and I would love to put all my experiences and knowledge to work in order to assist you in planning a magical Walt Disney World vacation! Learn More About Jodie

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