Disney World is home to over 400 dining options from restaurants and lounges. There are the usual dining favorites such as Be Our Guest in Magic Kingdom, and common quick service choices like Sunshine Seasons at Epcot. However if you want a tasty meal at a lesser known Disney restaurant, consider these 10 Underrated Disney World Restaurants for a delicious meal.
1. Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen (Magic Kingdom)
Visit Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen in Adventureland in Magic Kingdom. Inspired by the Jungle Cruise theming, guests can enjoy Asia, South America, and Africa inspired flavors in a casual dining setting. Lunch & Dinner includes apps like the Jungle Green Salad or S.E.A. Shu Mai. Fun named entrees include “Tastes like Chicken” Because it is! and “A Lot at Steak” Salad. Try the Quick Sand!!! dessert and more. Kids choices and non-alcoholic drinks in a Jungle Skipper Canteen Souvenir Mug are also available for purchase.
2. Biergarten Restaurant (Epcot)
Biergarten Restaurant is tucked in the Germany Pavilion of the World Showcase. This sit-down restaurant features German foods and live entertainment. Food is served family style and is all you can to enjoy for a set price. Expect to find foods such as Traditional Sausages, Chef’s Carving Station, Potatoes, Braised Red Cabbage, Assorted Desserts and more.
3. Yak & Yeti Restaurant (Animal Kingdom)
Guests can dine at Yak & Yeti Restaurant in Asia at Animal Kingdom. Enjoy Asian flavors and view Southeast Asian artifacts. Here guests can enjoy soups & salads, noodles & bowls, wok, grilled and more including shareables which are meant for 2 guests to share.
4. 50’s Prime Time Café (Hollywood Studios)
Step inside your mom’s kitchen and enjoy a home cooked meal at 50’s Prime Time Café. Start with appetizers such as Grandpa’s Crab Cake and entrees such as Aunt Liz’s Golden Fried Chicken. Choose American classic desserts like the Traditional Warm Apple Crisp or Ice Cream Sundae. There is an array of non-alcoholic drinks and beverages for those 21+ to choose from. Plus, guests will get to watch a classic black & white TV while they dine, just make sure to mind you manners while dining here.
5. Tangerine Café (Epcot)
Find Tangerine Café, a quick service restaurant, in the Morocco Pavilion of Epcot’s World Showcase. Guests here can enjoy Mediterranean cuisine in a lovely setting. Entrees choices include Shawarma Chicken Platter and the Moroccan Kefta Platter. Children will love the hamburger and chicken nugget kids meals.
6. Olivia’s Café (Old Key West Resort)
Olivia’s Café is a casual dining restaurant found at Disney’s Old Key West Resort, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. For dinner, choose delicious appetizers like the Homemade Soup of the Day. Entrees include Grilled New York Strip, Seven Mile Sea Scallops and more. Kids will love the Mickey Pasta and the Specialty Character Drink in a light up cup.
7. Columbia Harbour House (Magic Kingdom)
Many guests at Magic Kingdom pass by Columbia Harbour House, however this is a must stop for seafood fans. Columbia Harbour House is a quick service eatery in Liberty Square, skip the line and use Mobile Ordering. Stop here for lunch or dinner, the combo platters are great for sharing. Entrees include the Lobster Roll, Salmon, Harbour Salad with Shrimp and more.
8. Sanaa (Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas)
Sanaa is found within Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas. It is worth the trip for the Bread service alone. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner with African and Indian flavors. Exotic entrees include African-inspired Biryani with Shrimp, Fragrant Duck, South African Braaivleis and more. Plus, once you are done dining the Animal Kingdom Resort is beautiful to walk around.
9. The Plaza Restaurant (Magic Kingdom)
Enjoy the elegance of The Plaza Restaurant on Main St USA at Magic Kingdom, in a family friendly setting. This dining location is a hidden gem of Disney World. Dine for lunch or dinner, consider starting with the Plaza Loaded Fries or seasonal soup. Entrees include favorites such as the Home-style Meatloaf or Fried Green Tomato Sandwich. Plus, this restaurant is home to the All-You-Care-To-Enjoy Milk Shake!
10. Nine Dragons Restaurant (Epcot)
Find Nine Dragons Restaurant in the China Pavilion of Epcot’s World Showcase. Eat under traditional lanterns and admire the amazing woodwork throughout the restaurant. Guests will enjoy contemporary Chinese cuisine for lunch or dinner. Entrees include Nine Dragons Lunch Box, Happy Family, Grandma’s Pork Belly, Nine Dragons Fried Rice and more. Try the Banana Cheesecake Eggrolls for dessert, which serves 2. Kids will also have many options here and adults will love the array of beverage choices.
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