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Disney World's Hidden Gem Restaurants!

With dining reservations now harder to get than ever which restaurants are often overlooked but great places to dine in? If the restaurant you wanted to dine in is fully booked what is a great alternative?

Here are the best hidden gem restaurants at Disney World!

Magic Kingdom

The Plaza

This Main Street restaurant is sometimes overlooked but always receives good reviews. If you are looking for some tasty American food, and thick milkshakes, The Plaza is a great option.

Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper’s Canteen

This Jungle Cruise themed restaurants offers foods from Asia, Africa and South America and is an exciting alternative for those seeking some exotic flavours.

Tomorrowland Terrace

This quick service restaurant is currently serving food from the fan favourite Columbia Harbour House which makes it a great place to grab a bite to eat.

The Crystal Palace

This restaurant was previously a character dining buffet with Winnie the Pooh but because character dining is temporarily suspended here a lot of people are overlooking it. Luckily the new menu is awesome!


Sunshine Seasons

This is a great quick service location in EPCOT and serves a range of different cuisines and also offers healthier options. Plus some of the food that is served is grown in EPCOT and you can see where it happens by riding Living with the Land, which is right next door!

Teppan Edo

Delicious Japanese food combined with some fantastic table theatre makes this hibachi restaurant a great option for a table service meal whilst at EPCOT.

Spice Road Table

This Middle Eastern restaurant reopened with a new menu last year and the food is delicious! You can now select a range of small plates and enjoy the awesome flavours of Morocco. This restaurant doesn't accept reservation so simply head to the restaurant to dine or add your name to the walk up waiting list.

Rose & Crown Dining Room and Rose & Crown Pub

For a taste of British cuisine, the Rose & Crown Dining Room offers some classic dishes, such as fish and chips and bangers and mash, all in a pub setting.

If you are just wanting the fish and chips then head next door to the quick service Rose & Crown Pub to get this British delicacy for a much cheaper price!

Biergarten Restaurant

If you are looking for hearty food, large portions and a fairytale setting then be sure to get a reservation at this restaurant! Dine on German cuisine at this family-style meal whilst enjoying the entertainment and beer. Prost!

Regal Eagle Smokehouse

If you are a fan of barbecue then don't miss this quick service restaurant in the American Pavilion.

Hollywood Studios

Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo

This quick service restaurant in Galaxy’s Edge is one of the newest dining locations at Hollywood Studios but has quickly become a fan favourite. If you are looking for some galactic grub stop here!

ABC Commissary

This large quick service location has a range of different cuisines meaning there is something for everyone! If you are looking for something a bit more exciting than typical theme park fare this is a good choice for you.

Hollywood & Vine

Hollywood & Vine is one of the only restaurants currently offering character dining. Come here for breakfast to see Disney Junior characters, whilst at lunch and dinner meet Minnie and her pals! A new menu was launched for the reopening of this restaurant and the options are much improved!

Ronto Roasters

This quick service location in Galaxy's Edge doesn't have a large menu but the wraps are famously good! Recently they also added plant-based options for the first time so everyone can now enjoy these galactic dishes!

Mama Melrose’s Italiano Ristorante

This Italian restaurant is great for those craving some classic dishes. Fill up on pizza, pasta and a whole host of other Italian favourites.