9 Meals That Your Kids Will Love At Walt Disney World

Many guests might automatically assume that throughout a Walt Disney World vacation they will only be dining on stereotypical theme park food such as hot dogs and hamburgers. While Walt Disney World does feature excellent options of both of those types of food, there are hundreds of dining locations throughout the property that offer up different cuisines, flavors, and experiences for guests to enjoy. While adult guests might be more outgoing and likely to try unique and different flavors, the might worry about what kids will be eating throughout each vacation. Luckily, Walt Disney World is dedicated to providing both healthy and delicious kid’s menu items for younger guests to enjoy at every dining location across the property. Kids can enjoy everything from the classic chicken nuggets and fries to gourmet meals depending on the location. With so many options to choose from, kids might almost enjoy eating in Walt Disney World as much as riding all of the attractions! Here are nine meals that kids will love in Walt Disney World.


1. Mom’s Meatless Meatballs – 50s Prime Time Café

The 50s Prime Time Café in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is a favorite of many guests as it allows them to travel back in time to enjoy the atmosphere, décor, and delicious comfort food of the 1950s. Kids will love playing along with servers who are all cousins who enforce old fashioned rules such as keeping elbows off tables and finishing vegetables. While there are plenty of great options to enjoy, kids will love Mom’s Meatless Meatballs which are served over spaghetti and accompanied by broccoli, fruit salad, and a choice of milk or water.

2. Young Shepard’s Pie – Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant

Disney Springs is home to many amazing dining locations including one that brings the flavors and entertainment of Ireland to life. Ragland Road Irish Pub and Restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner and allows guests to dine on delicious food while enjoying live Irish Step dancing and music. Kids will love the entertainment and immersive environment as well as delicious menu items such as the Young Shepard’s Pie. This hearty entrée options comes served with a choice of mashed potatoes, mixed greens salad, Irish chips, or vegetable medley.

3. Chicken and Pineapple Skewers – Capt. Cook’s

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is a favorite of many guests including kids as it brings the spirit and relaxation of the South Seas to life through pristine white sand beaches, island details, and beautiful views of the Magic Kingdom. The Disney Resort’s main quick service location is Capt. Cook’s which is located on the bottom floor of the Great Ceremonial House. The location serves up breakfast, lunch, and dinner with delicious foods inspired by the flavors of the islands. Kids will certainly love ordering the Chicken and Pineapple Skewers which are served with a mixed greens salad with sesame-soy dressing and choice of water or milk.

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4. Steak Tacos – San Angel Inn Restaurante

The Mexico Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase is home to several full service dining locations including on located right on the river inside the massive ancient pyramid. The San Angel Inn Restaurante invites guests to dine on authentic Mexican cuisine while enjoying a smoking volcano in the distance and boats from The Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros gliding by. Kids will definitely enjoy dining on the Steak Tacos which is served with flour tortillas, Mexican rice, vegetables, and choice of water or milk.

5. Grilled Chicken Sandwich – Beaches & Cream Soda Shop

Disney’s Beach Club Resort is home to a wonderful full service location that evokes the charm of a turn of the century boardwalk. Beaches & Cream Soda shop features pastel colors, vintage details, and American classics that all guests will love. Kids will especially enjoy dining on the Grilled Chicken Sandwich which is served with a side of applesauce, strawberry yogurt with fresh berries, and choice of milk or water.

6. Baked Chicken Drumstick – Flame Tree Barbecue

Guests who love barbecue food simply must enjoy a meal at a quick service location located on Discovery Island in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Flame Tree Barbecue features delicious options that are so flavorful that guests are sure to smell them before arriving at the ordering counter. Kids will love ordering up the delectable Baked Chicken Drumstick which is served with grapes, a GoGo SqueeZ Applesauce, and choice of milk or water and is best enjoyed on the back patio with beautiful views of Expedition Everest.

7. Wild Salmon – California Grill

One of the most popular dining locations in all of Walt Disney World is located at the top of Disney’s Contemporary Resort offering sweeping views of Seven Seas Lagoon and the Magic Kingdom. The California Grill is open for dinner daily and serves up amazing cuisine inspired by the flavors of the Pacific Coast. Kids will love the beautiful views and wonderful meals including the Wild Salmon which is seared and served with steamed green beans, brown basmati rice, seasonal fruit kabobs with yogurt dip, and choice of milk or water.

8. Grille Cheese and Turkey Noodle Soup – Be Our Guest Restaurant

Kids are sure to absolutely love dining for breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the Be Our Guest Restaurant in the Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland. The restaurant invites guests to dine on classic French cuisine inside of the Beast’s Castle and kids will one hundred percent feel as though they have stepped into Beauty and the Beast. While every menu option at the location is delicious, kids will especially love the Grilled Cheese and Turkey Noodle Soup which is served with seasonal vegetables and choice of one beverage and one dessert.

9. Grilled Chicken Taco – Kona Café

Another dining location at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is located upstairs from Capt. Cook’s on the second floor of the Great Ceremonial House. Kone Café is a full service location open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner that incorporates the flavors of the island with an open air relaxed feel. Kids will love watching guests pass by in the Great Ceremonial House and chowing down on the Grilled Chicken Taco which features grilled chicken breast served on a whole-wheat tortilla accompanied by toppings, fruit salad, and choice of milk or water.

About Caitlin Kane

Caitlin Kane has been visiting Walt Disney World since she was a child and has developed a deep love and appreciation of the Disney Parks with a particular interest in the small details and history that can be found all around. Visiting every chance she gets, Caitlin loves to enjoy the ambiance of the Disney Parks and try something new every time. She can often be found eating and drinking her way through the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, riding the Haunted Mansion, sipping on a Lapu Lapu, pretending Illuminations: Reflections of Earth was still in existence, and enjoying seeing the magic through the eyes of her children. When not in WDW, Caitlin can be found at home in New York dreaming of a ride on Living with the Land and counting down the days until her next trip.