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Breakfast with Mickey and friends at Chef Mickey's

12 Things Most First Timers Don’t Know About Disney World but Should

6 – There are Great Restaurants at the Resorts

When making dinner reservations, consider the restaurants at the resorts as well. There are number of fabulous restaurants that range in fine dining, to character dining experiences to laid back comfort food. Some of the resorts are very close to the parks, such as the Grand Floridian, the Contemporary, the Polynesian and Wilderness Lodge are all very close to the Magic Kingdom. If you find that some of the restaurants that offer character dining in the parks don’t have any free reservations, try 1900 Park Fare. Their dinner buffet is delicious and there are Disney princesses make appearances. Chef Mickey’s at the Contemporary is great for breakfast with the family and you can meet Mickey and his friends. There are also some terrific restaurants at the resorts around Epcot, like The Yachtsman, which serves some of the best steaks on property.

About Lauren Repei

Lauren lives in Hamilton Ontario, but dreams of one day moving to Orlando to be closer to the Magic Kingdom. In the meantime, she spends her days working for the family business as a barista and baker, being active in the independent theatre scene in Hamilton and working part-time as a professional personal assistant to a writer. Lauren’s most memorable Disney moment is by far when she became engaged in front of Cinderella’s Castle making it her best Disney vacation to date.