• On Apr 24, 2018
    Rebecca from KY 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 visiting Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom. I have 2, 7, and 9 year olds. I read that under 3 is not charged for buffet. Can I reserve a party of 4, then, or do I need to reserve 5 since we actually have 5?

    Hi Rebecca!

    Thanks for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel. It sounds like you are planning a magical vacation to Walt Disney World Resort for your family and I am happy to help you plan your dining reservations! When you are making reservations for your family, you should include everyone who will be attending the meal, including your little one. So you will want to make reservations for 5 Guests for your family. This will make sure you have enough room at your table so your little one will have plenty of space to enjoy his or her own plate. And don't worry, even though you include your little one in your reservation, their meal at the buffet will still be complimentary since your little one is under 3 years old.

    I have two little ones of my own and on our family trips, we have found that table service meals provide all of us a great opportunity to get off of our feet, enjoy some air conditioning and relax while we have a great meal. So making a reservation for a table large enough for everyone, including the littlest Mouseketeers, will help make the entire family's meal more relaxing and enjoyable!

    Please let us know if you have any other questions as you continue planning. T-T-F-N, ta ta for now!

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Meet the Panelist: Crystal, Colorado

Hi! I’m Crystal and I’m a wife and mommy to three little Mouseketeers. My husband and I have been enjoying Disney Parks since before we were married, and now we take our children to see Mickey and the gang as often as we can, while  managing my oldest son's food allergies. Planning is key for my family to ensure that everyone has a safe and fun trip to our favorite place and it can be just as exciting as the trip itself. I can’t wait to help you plan your next adventure there, too! Learn More About Crystal

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