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The Plaza Restaurant Review


The Plaza, located at the Castle end of Main Street USA, has become one of my go-to Magic Kingdom dining destinations for several reasons: value, ease of getting a reservation, consistent food and good service. On a recent trip we joined another family for dinner at the Plaza and again I was not disappointed. The atmosphere at the Plaza is ...

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Disney Dining Review: Tony’s Town Square Restaurant


If you do an internet search for reviews of Tony’s Town Square Restaurant at the Magic Kingdom chances are you are going to find some very negative feedback. While I don’t think the food here is outstanding or gourmet by any means I do think this restaurant has its place in the Magic Kingdom. As a disclaimer, I do not ...

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Jungle Cruise-8 Ways Disney Set the Stage for this Attraction

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By Cassie The attraction takes you on a somewhat corny journey through Southeast Asian jungles, the Nile Valley and the rain forest along the Amazon. Animals along the way include hippopotamus, elephants, snakes, crocodile, and rhinos. Watch out for the headhunter! All in all, it is a fun 10-minute adventure. Authentic plants: The Jungle Cruise in Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland is ...

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Disney Dining Review – Trattoria Al Forno

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We had quite the treat last night as guests for the soft opening of Trattoria Al Forno, the newest restaurant located on the Boardwalk. This restaurant occupies the space that was Kouzzina and there was mixed feelings from guests about the closing, with many absolutely loving the Greek-Mediterranean fare offered. Trattoria Al Forno also has elements of Mediterranean fare, but ...

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Disney Dining Review – Teppan Edo

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To say I have some picky eaters in my family is an understatement. They are a no dressing here, no cheese there, can you hold the onions kind of family. My oldest son and I, however, like a great variety of food. So, I decided, somewhat last minute, to add a lunch reservation at Teppan Edo to our recent vacation. ...

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ICE! At the Gaylord Palms

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When I started planning our Thanksgiving vacation to Orlando I knew I wanted to include as many holiday events as I could, and one that I had heard good things about for years is the ICE! Experience at the Gaylord Palms Resort. Full of ice sculptures and even some interactive elements, this event sounded very “cool” –literally—for my family (and ...

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Jiko at the Animal Kingdom Lodge (Review)

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We were in for a real treat this past visit to Jiko at the Animal Kingdom Lodge, Jambo House. Luckily, we were already staying at the Lodge and only needed to take a few steps to this Signature restaurant, and in my opinion, one of the finest offerings that Disney has. The Animal Kingdom Lodge opened in 2001, providing guests ...

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Disney’s BoardWalk 101

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Disney’s BoardWalk 101 Disney’s BoardWalk is a shopping, dining and entertainment district in the Epcot resort area. It is a true Walt Disney World hidden gem, many people (including locals) do not realize that it is there, they assume when it is mentioned that someone is talking about Downtown Disney. Other people think that it is only for guests of ...

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Dozens Of Things You May Not Know About Tower of Terror

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By Cassie Walking down Sunset Boulevard you can’t help but notice the Hollywood Tower Hotel at the end of the street. As you get closer you will notice that things were not as they seemed from down the street. This one time swanky hotel has seen some trouble. There are blackened parts of the façade where lightning has struck it. ...

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