• On May 27, 2019
    Elaine from LA 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 on a tight budget this trip; not staying on site so no dining plan. Are adults allowed to share counter service meals or order kids meals?

    Hi, Elaine! Thanks for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel with your question. Let's check out some of the ways to fill that rumbly in your tumbly when visiting the Walt Disney World Resort!

    You know what's great about Walt Disney World? They're so focused on the Guest experience that you can usually tailor things your own way. I'm a ridiculously picky eater, so I tend to order meals with extra of this ingredient, or holding that one. Sometimes I just want a smaller portion. More often than not, a kids' meal is just what I'm looking for. I've never had any issues ordering food from the kids' menu, especially at a quick-service location. And since you're not using a Disney Dining Plan this time around, you don't have to worry about how you'll use your credits. You can feel free to walk up to that counter and order whatever you like, and certainly you can share meals if you choose. It's entirely up to you!

    Elaine, if you plan to enjoy a lot of quick-service meals on your vacation, you might want to give Disney's Mobile Ordering a try! Just fire up your My Disney Experience mobile app and go to the Mobile Ordering function. From there, you can peruse menus from many quick-service locations in the Theme Parks (and coming soon to select Disney Resort hotels, too!), then place your order and pay right in the app. After that, just pick up your food at the counter without waiting in line. You'll be digging in and enjoying your meal before you know it!

    I hope this helps you plan your Disney days, Elaine. Please come see us again if you have any more questions! Bon appetit!

    Keep Disney Dreaming,

    Kathy K.
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Meet the Panelist: Kathy, Florida

I've lived my whole life just an hour's drive from Walt Disney World, so I've been a regular visitor for as long as I can remember. Even after all these years and so many visits, I love that there's still so much to discover! Now that I'm a mom myself, seeing my favorite place through my son's eyes has given me a whole new perspective that I enjoy sharing with other parents of young children. Learn More About Kathy

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