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This Walt Disney World Restaurant Has Just Closed For Refurbishment Until “Summer 2023”

Whether visiting Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, or EPCOT, Walt Disney World Resort is full of amazing things to experience. Each Disney Park offers attractions, encounters, and entertainment that’ll give each Guest a one-of-a-kind experience.

But everybody knows that EPCOT is the best Disney Park to visit when it comes to experiencing new food, snacks, treats, and drinks.

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EPCOT is a Park dedicated entirely to creative and technological advances and reaching a community on a global scale. Each pavilion on the World Showcase Lagoon offers experiences, such as shows or attractions and food inspired by another culture.

However, one of the Disney Park’s most authentic dining experiences has just closed for refurbishment and won’t be open again until the summer of next year.

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The Japan Pavilion is home to Tokyo Dining, a restaurant focused entirely on “traditional Japanese cuisine,” according to Disney World.

The ambiance and decor inside the restaurant will take Guests and bring them into a world of Japanese culture, displaying the aesthetics of modern Tokyo.

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Whether you prefer traditional sushi rolls or something new and different, Tokyo Dining has something for everyone. For Guests who are 21 and older, the drink menu consists of specialty drinks, cocktails, wines, and of course, sake. The dessert menu includes delightful sweets with Japanese inspiration.

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On November 20, this dining experience closed for refurbishment. Looking at the Walt Disney World website, we can see that Tokyo Dining isn’t scheduled to open until next summer.

Walt Disney World’s official statement reads, “Now through summer 2023, Tokyo Dining will be closed for refurbishment. Check back later for more details.”

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.