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4. Character Dining: Dining with characters is a popular choice among many guests, since it offers the opportunity to meet characters without waiting in a long line. Meals at Chef Mickey’s, Cinderella’s Royal Table, and Akershus are some of the most popular, and therefore hardest Advanced Dining Reservations to score. Never fear though, there are plenty of other character dining options. You can have your cake, and meet Mickey too! Eat breakfast and meet the Fab Five wearing beach attire at Cape May Cafe in Beach Club Resort. 1900 Park Fare at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort offers several character dining experiences. Enjoy a breakfast buffet with Mary Poppins, Alice, Tigger, and Winnie the Pooh. Wonderland friends join guests for an afternoon tea party. If you are a princess-loving family, dine with royalty at Cinderella’s Happily Ever After Dinner buffet. Of course, there are plenty of other character dining experiences to be had! To find the perfect option for your family, simply use the “character dining” filter tool on Disney’s website. And, be sure to check out the other restaurant reviews here on Disney Dining.

About Robin Swanson

Robin’s Disney journey began with Beauty and the Beast bedsheets, a Jasmine dress up set, and a purring Nala plush. As a child in the 1990s, the renaissance and classic animations alike captivated her imagination. In 2008, Robin visited Walt Disney World for the first time, and the obsession really took hold. Since then, Robin has enjoyed visiting the Happiest Place on Earth many more times. She lives in the Chicago suburbs where she is wrapping up a Masters in writing. When not at Disney World, Robin enjoys researching fairytales, eating ice cream, Netflix binging, reading and, of course, planning the next Walt Disney World vacation!