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  • On Mar 15, 2014
    Gregory from OH Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    It is my understanding different characters are at the DinsneyLand restaurants for character dining. Is there a place where both mickey & minnie can be found? Is there a place that lists what characters are at each restaurant? thx

    Hi, Gregory!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, and thanks for your great question about character dining at the Disneyland Resort.

    It’s true that there is generally not a set list of characters that can be found at each restaurant, and it really makes for some fun surprises since the character lineup varies from day to day. The only character you’re guaranteed to see at each meal is the one whose name is featured in the title, like the Surf's Up! Breakfast with Mickey and Friends at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel, the Plaza Inn Breakfast with Minnie and Friends, and the character meals served at Goofy’s Kitchen at the Disneyland Hotel. Since both Minnie and Mickey Mouse host their own breakfasts at separate locations, they typically do not appear together at the same meal. 

    At the character meals at Storyteller’s Café at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, you’ll often find Chip and Dale and other woodland characters like Brother Bear and Winnie the Pooh. On our most recent visit to Goofy’s Kitchen, we met a diverse group of characters like Pluto, Pocahontas, Rafiki, Goofy and Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother. At Ariel’s Grotto, you’re guaranteed to meet Ariel herself, along with a few other princesses that can include Aurora, Cinderella, Belle, Snow White and Jasmine.

    I hope this helps, Gregory. Please visit me again with more questions as your planning continues!

    Wishing you magic,
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Meet the Panelist: Courtney, California

I'm a lifelong Californian who's been making magical memories at the Happiest Place on Earth since I was a little girl! Now that I'm the mom of a spirited son and daughter, I love seeing the Disneyland Resort through their young eyes. Our family is perpetually planning our next Disney Parks adventure, and I'm excited to help make your dream vacation a pixie-dusted reality too! Learn More About Courtney

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