Dining recommendations at Downtown Disney?Walt Disney World: Any good dining recommendations for a nice sit-down meal at Downtown Disney?
From Melissa DonahueBesides Rainforest Cafe & T-Rex, are there any good recommendations for dining options at Downtown Disney? I'm looking for something more than just the usual theme park fair. Thank you!
Posted June 26, 2010 at 2:39 PM
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From Robert NilesI was always fond of Portobello, though I've not eaten there in some time.
Posted June 26, 2010 at 2:48 PM
From James RaoRaglan Road. Go read the reviews and follow my three step plan for dietary success. It never fails.
Posted June 26, 2010 at 3:51 PM
From David L.I really like the Earl of Sandwich but it isn't fancy and can get really busy.
Posted June 27, 2010 at 6:02 AM
From Tim WWell not T-rex cafe.
Posted June 27, 2010 at 6:32 AM
From Anthony MurphyT Rex Cafe is ok. I have no complaints about it and I think its better than Rainforest.
Posted June 27, 2010 at 7:11 AM
Wolfgang Puck's is also very good with a pretty large menu of options. However, I am from Chicago where you can get alot of the same items like pizza and pasta. Is it good? yes, but not too unique!
From Melissa DonahueThank you all very much for the awesome suggestions!
Posted June 27, 2010 at 8:03 AM
From James KoehlMaybe it was a fluke, but we had a great meal at Planet Hollywood. Service was great, the food was wonderful (my son ate more at that one meal than he usually eats all day, then wanted (and ate) dessert!). We had fun checking out all the props, etc.
Posted June 27, 2010 at 9:04 AM
From Rob PYou have to try the House of Blues. Good food, good live music and good fun.
Posted June 28, 2010 at 12:36 AM
The place quite literally rocks. If you like the blues you'll love it here.
Bongos is pretty good too. It's not the best Cuban in town but it's still worth the visit.If you get a table on the floor you'll be able to see or join in the dancing. A balcony table gets you the view but you may not feel so much a part of what's going on.
From Carrie HoodI'd have to toss in my vote for Earl of Sandwich, it's a stop we make several times anytime we're in town. Even busy, I've never gotten anything less then excellent there.
Posted June 28, 2010 at 5:03 AM
As for sit down service I'd have to opt for Wolfgang Puck, though it's been several years since we ate there. I can't vouch for if their still has good as in the past.
From luis gonzalezfultons crab house is the funk, its expensive but you will know where the money went. stay away from t-rex, its crap. wolfgangs is good, descent sushi.
Posted June 29, 2010 at 12:32 PM
From Thomas CaselliT-Rex is not crap!
Posted June 29, 2010 at 1:39 PM
From Don NealEarl of Sandwich is the best value at DTD in my opinion. It's hit and miss with all the "chains" like Planet Hollywood, Rainforest, etc.
Posted June 29, 2010 at 1:51 PM
From Honor KnightIf you want something light to eat and wish to save a few dollars in the process, check out the House of Blues between 3-5pm daily. Their domestic beers are only $2 a bottle and all of their appetizers are half off!
Posted June 29, 2010 at 3:06 PM
Not a bad way to break up your day while strolling around Downtown Disney.
From Melissa DonahueThank you all so much for the suggestions! It's going to be difficult making a decision.
Posted June 29, 2010 at 6:39 PM
As I write this, I'm sitting in The Three Broomsticks... Just finished a delicious fish 'n chips dinner, and I am in heaven after finishing my frozen Butterbeer... :)
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