The Best Disney Restaurants for Every Occasion

By AJ Wolfe, Special Contributor
4/25/2013 5:55:11 AM

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Disney destinations around the globe are known for their family-friendly attractions. But what many visitors don't realize is that Disney restaurants are also extremely popular, and some have even won numerous culinary accolades!

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From award-winning chefs and character dining to exotic cuisine and themed dining rooms, restaurants at Walt Disney World in Florida, Disneyland in California, Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line ships, and Disney Vacation Club resorts are earning high marks from diners.

Venture away from stereotypical theme park food and you'll find a world of interesting and memorable menus. Visitors to Disney restaurants will encounter incredible seafood, mouthwatering steaks, and delights for all palates, including those that require special diets.

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Dining at any Disney location will immerse you in the theme of the restaurant. If you're looking for fun, you can find a down-home hoedown with barbecue eats and kick-up-your-heels entertainment for the entire family to enjoy. Or, if you'd like to dine abroad but don't want to leave the continental United States, a trip to Epcot in Florida will provide numerous restaurants in the World Showcase that offer regional specialties from around the globe; the servers are even from the represented countries, working in Epcot on an international exchange program.

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Want to dine with Disney royalty? Book a character meal with Disney princesses. Looking for a romantic ambiance? You'll find it at Disney locations worldwide - including at Remy aboard the Disney Fantasy and Disney Dream cruise ships, Victoria & Albert's at the Grand Floridian Resort in Walt Disney World, and Napa Rose nestled in the Grand Californian Resort at Disneyland.

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Whether you're looking to impress, relax, or satiate a craving, Disney restaurants offer a multitude of dining experiences. Travel with us as we visit our top 19 Disney restaurants around the world.

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