• On Apr 8, 2016
    Marie from NY 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.

    Trying to decide between Crystal Palace for 2:00 lunch or 7:30 dinner. Are there many more offerings at dinner than at lunch? Which time would be less chaotic? Lunch ends at 2:45, dinner begins at 3:15, what happens in that 1/2 hr lag?

    Hi Marie,

    Thanks for stopping by the Disney Parks Mom Panel! The Character Dining Experience at The Crystal Palace is one on my family's favorites! The "All-You-Care-To-Enjoy" buffet is delicious and Winnie the Pooh and his pals stop by your table for photos, autographs, and lots of hugs! Everybody will have a "Tigger-ific" time! 

    My advice; make your Advance Dining Reservation for the late lunch at 2:00 PM. The Restaurant should be less crowded and you may just get to dine on some of the menu items that are added to the buffet at Dinner time.

    I hope this information helps in planning your visit. Please let us know if we can assist you with any additional vacation planning questions!

    Magical Wishes,
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Meet the Panelist: Susan, New York

I am, first and foremost, the mother of four beautiful children. I enjoy traveling, social media and anything that involves being active, from running to skiing. Last but not least, I love Walt Disney World and all of the magic and special memories it has brought to me and my family’s lives. I look forward to helping you plan your own magical vacation filled with memories that will last a lifetime Learn More About Susan

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