Mom And Son On Run
  • On Sep 8, 2010
    Todd from WI Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We are staying at a resort that has a full kitchen. We were wondering if there was a place on the resort grounds that we could buy groceries at (not just snack items) for the week or if we would need to rent a car to go to a local grocery store? I

    Hi, Todd!  You will find a limited supply of groceries available at the Walt Disney World resorts.  You can find small cartons of milk, some dry goods, and usually things like cream cheese and peanut butter - but in small sized containers.

    There are two grocery delivery services in the area that I have used personally.  The one I rely on most often is, and have found them easy to work with and very prompt in their delivery times.  Deliveries are made directly to your resort, and you have a two hour delivery window, so you are not losing a whole day at the park to wait for the delivery.

    The other service I have used is  I haven't used them as often, but found them to be a great service as well.

    There are taxis available at each resort, so you could take a taxi to a local grocery store to do your own shopping.  If you just want to pick up a few items that you can find at a convenience store, your cab fare would be less than $20, as there are mini mart type of convenience stores right near Downtown Disney.  There is also a large Gooding's grocery store just across from Downtown Disney, although the time it takes to get in and out of the store will probably end up costing more than a $20 cab fare, and their prices are a bit high.

    The grocery delivery services require about a 36 hour notice to deliver, but you could wait until you arrive, see what's available at your resort that suits your  needs, and then decide if you need a full grocery order from somewhere.

    I hope that helps!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a wife, mother to three daughters and a son-in-law, and earning my Grandmom ears. I'm a law student and former teacher. I have planned vacations for all sorts celebrations, but really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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