Walt Disney World is a massive vacation destination that guests could visit time and time again and still find something new to enjoy. While the attractions and entertainment in the four theme parks tends to be the biggest draw, many guests also visit Walt Disney World specifically to enjoy the incredible dining options found there! There are hundreds of restaurants throughout property that range from counter service to signature dining, and there is something for everyone to love. While quick service meals are convenient, Walt Disney World is home to some of the most delicious and amazing table service restaurants that serve many different styles of cuisine from around the world in addition to beautiful settings and unique atmospheres. While every table service dining location is sure to be a good meal, there are certain locations that are simply so wonderful that guests make it a priority to dine there. In addition, each of these popular locations features one meal in particular that stands out as a favorite. Here are ten table service meals that guests can’t get enough of in Walt Disney World!
1. Le Cellier Filet Mignon – Le Cellier Steakhouse
The Canada Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase is home to an amazing table service restaurant that invites guests to enjoy a cozy atmosphere. Le Cellier Steakhouse is designed to feel like a cozy wine cellar and serves up classic steakhouse options infused with the flavors of Canada. A popular menu option is the Le Cellier Filet Mignon with features a AAA Canadian tenderloin paired with mushroom risotto, asparagus-tomato relish, and truffle-butter sauce.
2. Art’s Famous Fried Chicken – Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’
One of the newest dining locations in Disney Springs brings the flavors of classic Florida cuisine to life thanks to the skills of a popular chef. Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ is located in The Landing area of Disney Springs and is all about the fried chicken. The most popular entrée that guests order at the restaurant is Art’s Famous Fried Chicken which is buttermilk-brined for twenty four hours and served with creamy mashed potatoes and cheddar drop biscuit. Guests can also order up the beloved fried chicken served with house-made sugar doughnuts!
3. Our Famous Cobb Salad – The Hollywood Brown Derby
Hollywood Boulevard in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is home to a delicious table service restaurant that is inspired by a California landmark. The Hollywood Brown Derby was inspired by the famous restaurant of the same name and features sketches of celebrities on the walls, warm wood accents, and vintage décor. The Hollywood Brown Derby is especially well known for the entrée Our Famoud Cobb Salad which features finely chopped greens, turkey breast, bacon, egg, tomatoes, crumbled blue cheese, avocado, chives, and Cobb dressing and guests have the option to add chicken as well.
4. Colorado Rack of Lamb – California Grill
One of the most popular restaurants in all of Walt Disney World sits at the top of Disney’s Contemporary Resort and offers beautiful views of the Magic Kingdom and Seven Seas Lagoon. The California Grill is open daily for dinner and is inspired by the flavors of the Pacific Coast. While every meal at the restaurant is absolutely delicious, many guests love to order the Colorado Rack of Lamb which includes Punjabi eggplant, curry-potato samosas, courgettes, cucumber yogurt, and lamb jus.
5. Scallop Risotto – Citrico’s
Also found on the shores of Seven Seas Lagoon is another amazing restaurant at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. Citrico’s is open daily for dinner only and features a menu inspired by the flavor and ingredients of the Mediterranean. Many guests absolutely love to order up fresh seafood at Citrico’s and the Scallop Risotto served with grilled corn, fava beans, crab meat, risotto, and pistou is a favorite.
6. Fish & Chips – Rose & Crown Dining Room
The UK Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase is home to a table service restaurant that many guests love thanks to its views of World Showcase Lagoon and its cozy feel. The Rose & Crown Dining Room serves up British pub fare that will transport guests across the pond with each bite. One of the most popular options at Rose & Crown Dining Room which is considered to be their signature is the Fish & Chips which is beer-battered and served with house-made tartar sauce.
7. Whole Fried Fish – Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen
The Magic Kingdom is home to several table service dining locations including one that is operated by the skippers of the Jungle Cruise. Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen infuses exotic flavors from around the world with the iconic humor of the skippers to make for a one of a kind experience. Those looking to be truly adventurous can order the Whole Fried Fish which is served with house-made kimchi and a soy-ginger vinaigrette.
8. All-You-Care-To-Enjoy Skillet – Whispering Canyon Café
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is a massive Disney Resort that brings the rustic charm and sense of adventure of the National Parks to life. Just off of the main lobby is a wonderful table service restaurant that guests love to visit for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Whispering Canyon Café features rustic details and hearty food including a favorite option that leaves guests totally stuffed. The All-You-Care-To-Enjoy Skillet features fresh baked cornbread, slow-smoked pork ribs, barbecued pulled pork, citrus herb chicken, western-style sausage, mashed Yukon potatoes, buttered corn, and cowboy-style baked beans.
9. Surf & Turf – Narcoossee’s
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is home to a second table service restaurant that is nestled right on the shores of Seven Seas Lagoon offering beautiful views of the Magic Kingdom across the way. Narcoossee’s is open daily for dinner only and is inspired by fresh coastal cuisine. Guests who are lucky enough to score a reservation at the popular restaurant can indulge in the Surf & Turf which features sirloin steak and lobster tail served with Yukon gold rustic mash, roasted carrots, green beans, and cippolini onions.
10. Teriyaki Chicken – Yak & Yeti Restaurant
Guests who are looking to enjoy a table service meal in Disney’s Animal Kingdom have an amazing options to experience in the Asia section of the park. Yak & Yet Restaurant serves up cuisine inspired by the flavors of Asia with a décor filled with artwork and artifacts from Southeast Asia. The extensive menu features some incredibly popular entrees including the Teriyaki Chicken which is served with pineapple-onion-pepper skewers, teriyaki glaze, coconut-ginger rice, and stir-fried vegetables.