• On Mar 25, 2016
    Sarah from GA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    What are some non-park restaurants that don't require reservations that would be fun with boys (ages 5 & 8). We're already going to Whispering Canyon Cafe and T-Rex. Any other ideas for resort restaurants that don't need reservations?

    Greetings, Sarah, and welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, we're so glad you're here.

    We're excited to hear that you'll be vacationing at Walt Disney World Resort and already planning your Disney Dining. You'll have many restaurants and snack places to chose from and experience all the delicious foods.

    Disney Dining choices and Disney Resort hotel amenities are unique affording you the opportunity to have the most memorable, unforgettable experiences.

    Whispering Canyon Cafe, at Disney's Wilderness Lodge is a spectacular choice for your meal. Be sure to enjoy and relax in that Great American Northwest themed lobby.

    Restaurants outside of the Theme Parks at Walt Disney World Resort that do not require reservations can be found in all Disney Resort hotels and at select Disney Springs locations. They are typically referred to as Counter Service eateries as seen in the supporting link above.

    Some of my favorite Counter Service eateries:

    -The Mara Food Court, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
    -BoardWalk Bakery, Disney's BoardWalk Inn and Villas
    -Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory Food Court, Disney's Port Orleans Resort-French Quarter
    -Wolfgang Puck Express, Disney Springs
    -Earl of Sandwich, Disney Springs
    -Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop, Disney Springs

    Customize your vacation through My Disney Experience with such details as Advanced Dining Reservations, FastPass+ selections, and personalizing your MagicBands.

    Best Disney Dishes~

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Meet the Panelist: Jacqueline, Ontario

Hello there, I'm Jacqueline from Ontario! I am passionate about Walt Disney World Resort. Each of our Disney Parks vacations have been unique and memorable, bonding our family in ways like no other vacation. Disney vacations quickly became an annual tradition, and we always look forward to our next Disney Parks and Disney Cruise Line vacation! I would be so happy and honored to help you plan your magical Walt Disney World Resort vacation.

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