• On Dec 5, 2019
    Elizabeth from MN 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.

    We are returning to Disneyworld May 2020. What are the best restaurants for mom and 20 year old son?

    Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Elizabeth!

    It’s hard to believe that May 2020 is just around the corner, isn’t it? Since that’s less than 180 days away, it’s time to begin booking your dining reservations for your upcoming Walt Disney World Resort vacation. Of course, the best restaurants will depend on your personal tastes, but for the dining experience, here are my suggestions.

    At Epcot, I love the ambiance of the Coral Reef Restaurant. It’s fun to play a little “I Spy” as you dine to see which creatures you can spot swimming in the aquarium. The new Space 220 restaurant should be open by May, too, and I’m sure that will be an out-of-this-world dining experience as well. Unfortunately, we don’t know exactly when they will begin accepting dining reservations, so I would recommend you stay tuned to the Disney Parks Blog for the most up-to-date information.

    At Magic Kingdom Park, my family and I love the corny jokes and the fabulous food at the Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen. For Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, we love Tiffins Restaurant and its adjacent Nomad Lounge, and at Disney’s Hollywood Studios our favorites include the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant and the all-new Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge (where no reservations are required and Mobile Food & Beverage Ordering is available).

    Outside of the Theme Parks, you can’t beat the view from California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort or the amazing entertainment and food that are a part of Disney’s Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort.

    I think your son would be thrilled with any of these options, Elizabeth, and I hope you’re able to find something to suit both of your tastes.

    Please let us know if there are any other questions we can answer as you plan your upcoming Walt Disney World Resort vacation, Elizabeth! We hope to see you real soon.

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Meet the Panelist: Amy, South Carolina

Hiya, pals! I'm Amy from South Carolina. I'm married to my Disney-loving best friend, and together we've raised two princes and a princess. Whether I'm teaching my high school journalism students, planning Disney Bounding outfits with my daughter, or researching which new adventures we'll encounter on our next Walt Disney World Resort vacation, I find a way to incorporate a little Disney magic into everything I do. I look forward to helping you discover the magic, too!  Learn More About Amy

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