• On Aug 27, 2012
    Darren from PA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    I am traveling with a 2 yr old. At the Charactor Buffets I have read that the child must eat off of my plate and has to share my drinks. Is that true or are they able to have their own plate and drink? Please explain how this works as I am on the DDP

    Your two-year-old does not have to eat from your plate at character buffets, Darren.  When dining in buffet restaurants, he or she will be able to eat from his or her own plate and drink from his or her own cup at no charge; children under the age of three are not charged to eat at buffet and family-style restaurants.  When dining at a la carte table-service locations (where you choose a meal from the menu), your child is also permitted to dine free of charge, but here is where that business about sharing plates comes in.  If your two-year-old shares your meal, he or she will not be charged.  If you order a meal for him or her, you will be charged for that meal.  Since you are on the dining plan, you will need to pay out of pocket for any meals you order for your two-year-old at a la carte restaurants.  I hope that clears things up for you.
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