• On Aug 25, 2017
    Gary from MI 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.

    My wife had a recent surgery that does not allow her to eat large amounts of food. We have reservations at several of your recommended restaurants. Do you have any suggestions?

    Hello Gary!
    I know exactly what you mean in your question because it seems like many of the adult meals in Walt Disney World are so huge! I had Bariatric Surgery (a Gastric Bypass) in October of 2011 and have been to Walt Disney World over 15 times since then. I have eaten at many restaurants in Walt Disney World during those trips. One of the options for your wife may be to order a children's meal which are typically smaller portions. Another idea for your wife would be to order a senior portion of a meal if they offer this or ask for a smaller portion of meat and any foods that your wife can eat without any difficulties. I typically will order just the meat (like grilled chicken breast) without the bun and then any vegetables or fruit that I want for my meal and I skip ordering dessert. Also buffet meals are a great option because you can choose choose what items that you want to eat from the buffet and you can also choose the portion size.  I have found that Disney is typically extremely accommodating for dining special needs or requests.

    I hope that your next Walt Disney World vacation is truly amazing in every way!

    Keep Dreaming Big!
    Marc
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Meet the Panelist: Marc, New York

I am a single Father to one incredible boy.  I would love nothing more than to provide people with Disney vacation planning that will enable them to have a new experience or make their Disney vacation just a little more magical! Learn More About Marc

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