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Exciting New Culinary Delights and Magical Encounters Elevate Disney’s Character Dining Experience

The Beloved 1900 Park Fare Makes a Grand Return to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, Offering Even More Variety in Character Dining Across Walt Disney World Resort

Disney’s iconic 1900 Park Fare restaurant joyfully reopens at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa starting April 10. This much-anticipated revival introduces a fresh look, an array of delicious new menu options, and the chance to dine with cherished characters who bring the magic of wishes to life.

The newly designed dining space honors the elegance of the late Victorian era, featuring artwork inspired by this splendid time. The decor, infused with carousel themes, evokes memories of joyous days in lush gardens and vibrant fairgrounds.

This reopening marks the latest enhancement at Disney’s Grand Floridian, further transforming the resort into a picturesque embodiment of fairy tale enchantment.

Character Dining at 1900 Park Fare

Experience Dining with Your Favorite Disney Characters

Join Princess Tiana, Aladdin, Mirabel, and Cinderella for unforgettable breakfast and dinner encounters. These character appearances add a special touch to dining experiences, allowing guests to meet some of their favorite Disney personalities.

The menu sees the return of timeless favorites like the renowned Strawberry Soup, available for both breakfast and dinner. Morning offerings include an appetizing selection such as Beef and Potato Hash, Cinnamon Pull-apart Bread, and Classic Eggs Benedict. For dinner, guests can indulge in Tiana’s Gumbo, Peel-n-Eat Shrimp, Porchetta with Hunter’s Sauce, among other sumptuous dishes. For a detailed look at the menu, visit the Disney Eats: 1900 Park Fare Foodie Guide on the Disney Parks Blog.

Character Dining at 1900 Park Fare

Reservations for 1900 Park Fare are now open through the My Disney Experience app and DisneyWorld.com, offering guests a convenient way to secure their dining experience.

More Character Dining Options Across Walt Disney World Resort

With the return of 1900 Park Fare, Disney offers an expanded array of character dining experiences, featuring 12 uniquely themed restaurants throughout the resort. Guests can choose from a variety of dining styles, including buffets, prix fixe menus, and family-style dining for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, depending on the restaurant. The highlight of these dining experiences is the opportunity to meet and take photos with beloved Disney characters.

From royal banquets to beach-themed breakfasts with favorite characters, guests are invited to dive into these immersive dining experiences. The convenience of prepaid meals and snacks with dining plans is available when booking a Character Dining Experience and using the Disney Dining Plan, enhancing the ease and flexibility of your dining adventure.

Big Bertha at 1900 Park Fare

Disney Resort Hotels and Theme Parks Offering Character Dining:

  • Disney Resort Hotels:
    • Chef Mickey’s at Disney’s Contemporary Resort: Enjoy an all-you-care-to-enjoy meal with Disney pals. (Breakfast and Dinner)
    • ‘Ohana at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort: A family-style breakfast featuring Lilo & Stitch. (Breakfast Only)
    • Story Book Dining at Artist Point with Snow White at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge: Dine in an enchanting forest setting for dinner. (Dinner Only)
    • Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera at Disney’s Riviera Resort: Experience art-themed dining with Mickey & Friends. (Breakfast Only)
    • Cape May Cafe at Disney’s Beach Club Resort: Join Minnie Mouse for a delightful beach-themed buffet. (Breakfast Only)
  • Walt Disney World Theme Parks:
    • Cinderella’s Royal Table at Magic Kingdom Park: A regal dining experience inside Cinderella Castle. (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
    • The Crystal Palace at Magic Kingdom Park: Meet Winnie the Pooh and friends for a delightful meal. (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
    • Akershus Royal Banquet Hall at EPCOT: Dine with Disney Princesses in a medieval castle. (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
    • Garden Grill Restaurant at EPCOT: Enjoy family-style dining with Chip ‘n’ Dale. (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
    • Hollywood & Vine at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Meet Disney Junior stars and enjoy Minnie’s Seasonal Dining. (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
    • Tusker House Restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park: Encounter Donald Duck and friends on a safari adventure. (Breakfast and Dinner)
Character Dining at 1900 Park Fare

To ensure a seamless dining experience, it’s highly recommended to secure dining reservations in advance. Theme park admission is required for dining locations within the parks, and Park Hopper benefits may be subject to capacity limitations.

Guests staying at a Disney Resort hotel can make dining reservations for their entire stay (up to a 10-night stay) 60 days in advance, providing an added perk of staying on property. All other guests also have the advantage of booking their dining experiences 60 days in advance, ensuring everyone has the opportunity to enjoy these magical dining moments.