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Character Dining Restaurants

#461 of 2,942 Restaurants in Orlando
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1200 Epcot Resorts Blvd, Orlando, FL 32830-8429
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked as a treat for my children. Blown away by quality of service and food. My husband has to have a gluten free diet and this was met by the chef speaking to him personally and then preparing him his own gluten free bakery food, which was amazing and made his holiday. The staff were great and accommodated my four... More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Unless you have young kids for a character meal and want to spend a lot on average food I would not recommend

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Shelby, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Average food, kids loved the characters and that's all that matters! Expensive for what all you get. Again, this is geared for children. Not for those wanting a date night.

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Thank MichelleNewsome
fife
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Our family group of 6 booked an early breakfast here. This enabled early access to the park, and let us enjoy some rides after breakfast before the queues built up. The breakfast itself was surprisingly good, and the best we have had in an Orlando park. It was set up as an eat as much as you like buffet and... More 

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Pocatello, ID
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67 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The photographers did a great job of capturing our family while enjoying good food and family friendly dining.

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Thank tigerlily
Muskego, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We did the character breakfast at the Crystal Palace. It was my sons birthday so when I made reservations I also ordered a cake. The characters were awesome and came around to each table . My son was thrilled as Pooh Bear is his favorite. The food is a buffet and it is ok. It's definitely pricy for the style... More 

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Thank Tasha K
Orlando, Florida
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

And respectively parents. When our kids are happy and we can get them to eat - we're happy. We have some great and goofy pictures with the characters and definitely recommend any of the character dining spots. :)

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Thank GeryP
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This pre-bookable (via the Disney website) meal option at The Swan is a fun experience. The menu is not over comprehensive but the food is excellent. Buffet style starter area and buffet style mini-dessert area with your selected entrees brought to the table by your waitperson (In our case Melanie who was a real gem for whom nothing was too... More 

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Thank Sue and Alex P
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My family enjoyed character 4 character dining experience's during our stay in Disneyland. For my family it was what the most wanted experience they wanted to do while in Disney. It took months of advance reservations but it is worth it if this is what your family enjoys.

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Thank Gerie K
Louisville, Kentucky
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147 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

There are several character dining experiences available. If you have the dining plan and children this is the choice to make. No waiting in lines to see characters, however, there are limited characters available. No dining plan, expect to spend $150-200+ for a family of 4 and a recommended 18% tip. My question- do the characters get paid from the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Epcot Resorts Blvd, Orlando, FL 32830-8429
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?