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So here's my question....Your on a 14 night Disney vacation..It's just yourself with your DW/DH and your teenage DS/DD..That's three of you in total.. confused ...You've been given a free voucher worth $500.00 ( Disney gift ) to be used at three restaurants at Disney...Which three restaurants would you pick.?..

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1. Yak and Yeti (DH says they have duck)
2. Be Our Guest (Dh says they have lamb) - prior it was Morocco
2. Boma (DS2 says they have all-you-can eat different food) waiting

My list:
1. Yak and Yeti (Bubbly Rice wine and the wontons are to die for. The rest of the food is good too)
2. LeCellier (all the men in my family are quiet because they are in steak heaven - good for me too)
3. Albert and Victoria because I have always wanted to go there but I would be too guilty to spend it when we could use it on soooo many other things and I don't want to haul formal clothes with us, but........sigh
Oh, you said your kids with you?
3. 50's Primetime (based on reviews and we will be there in Sept) muchlove

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1. Narcoossees - we'd like to try it, but I haven't justified the cost yet. I think the ambiance at that location looks amazing. There's only so much that's I'm willing to pay for food on my dime, but if Disney is footing the bill...

2. Victoria & Alberts - This is basically the most expensive meal on property, right? and Disney is paying? might as well maximize the value of that freebie.

3. Monsieur Paul - we ate at Les Chefs once and liked it, but I have a suspicion that upstairs might be more...authentic? French food isn't something we have around here, so that would be a unique and interesting experience for us.

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I don't have a top 3 because of the 4 I've gone to I'd only suggest two.

1.) Whispering Canyon for dinner. A more lively experience but they have a sugar cookie fruit cobbler that is to die for.
2.) Liberty Tavern - Basic Thanksgiving meal. The best bread/rolls.

YUM!!

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Liberty Tree Tavern
Narcoosee
California Grill

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alicemouse wrote:
1. Narcoossees - we'd like to try it, but I haven't justified the cost yet. I think the ambiance at that location looks amazing. There's only so much that's I'm willing to pay for food on my dime, but if Disney is footing the bill...

2. Victoria & Alberts - This is basically the most expensive meal on property, right? and Disney is paying? might as well maximize the value of that freebie.

3. Monsieur Paul - we ate at Les Chefs once and liked it, but I have a suspicion that upstairs might be more...authentic? French food isn't something we have around here, so that would be a unique and interesting experience for us.

V &A is not on the meal plan... sad or I would have signed up a loooooong time ago. I keep telling my husband I want to go to the spa but I won't justify losing a precious day at the parks when I can go to one at home. So, the day before we are leaving I am having a mani, pedi, and I will take bath salts with me and a small bottle of vino (did you know those little bottles that come in 4 packs are legal size carry on?) and I will be happy. yay yay

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oldtink wrote:
alicemouse wrote:
1. Narcoossees - we'd like to try it, but I haven't justified the cost yet. I think the ambiance at that location looks amazing. There's only so much that's I'm willing to pay for food on my dime, but if Disney is footing the bill...

2. Victoria & Alberts - This is basically the most expensive meal on property, right? and Disney is paying? might as well maximize the value of that freebie.

3. Monsieur Paul - we ate at Les Chefs once and liked it, but I have a suspicion that upstairs might be more...authentic? French food isn't something we have around here, so that would be a unique and interesting experience for us.

V &A is not on the meal plan... sad or I would have signed up a loooooong time ago. I keep telling my husband I want to go to the spa but I won't justify losing a precious day at the parks when I can go to one at home. So, the day before we are leaving I am having a mani, pedi, and I will take bath salts with me and a small bottle of vino (did you know those little bottles that come in 4 packs are legal size carry on?) and I will be happy. yay yay

But if someone gave me the money.....

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1. Chef Mickey's since I've always wanted to go but it gets some bad reviews. If it turned out to be a let down, at least it'd be free!

2. Garden Grill. It's my favourite restaurant ever biggrin

3. Private Dining on the balcony at Grand Floridian. Although that would probably use up most of the $500 laugh

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I'll stick to the ones I've eaten at.

Top three TS restaurants IMHO Cali Grill, Yachtsman, and Kona -honorable mentions to Le Cellier, Sanaa and Portobello Yacht Club

My faves are Ale & Compass, Brown Derby Lounge, Tutto Gusto and Beaches and Cream

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This is hard. You asked for choices that keep the desires and tastes of two adults and one teenager in mind. We have no kids, so I have to go waaaaaay back to the dark ages (you know, when TV didn't have color) and try to remember what I would and would not have liked as a teenager.

So, based on a distant memory and restricting myself to places I've actually eaten:

The Biergarten. There's enough of a variety to please the parents while keeping the kid happy.
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater. Burgers and fries, most people will eat that, and the place is a lot of fun.
Cape May Cafe for breakfast.

And among places where I have not yet eaten, I think the new-ish pizza place at Epcot's Italy pavilion would probably have pleased me as a teen, and will please me as an adult if I ever get around to eating there.

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Ones I've been too.....

Sci if dine in- as a Brit it's a must go to, for the food and the atmosphere nothing like it on this island.
Tusker house breakfast- I have great memory's of last year and the staff and food were great
Liberty tree tavern- after 14 days I need something close to a Sunday roast

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California Grill
Kona Cafe
And maybe give either Narcoossee's or The Yachtsman a try (have never eater at either one yet)

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I would have to pick some of our favorites: Yachtsman, Chefs de France and House of Blues. Although getting to eat at Victoria and Albert's would be a blast. We have never done it since it is not on the dining plan.

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oldtink wrote:
alicemouse wrote:
1. Narcoossees - we'd like to try it, but I haven't justified the cost yet. I think the ambiance at that location looks amazing. There's only so much that's I'm willing to pay for food on my dime, but if Disney is footing the bill...

2. Victoria & Alberts - This is basically the most expensive meal on property, right? and Disney is paying? might as well maximize the value of that freebie.

3. Monsieur Paul - we ate at Les Chefs once and liked it, but I have a suspicion that upstairs might be more...authentic? French food isn't something we have around here, so that would be a unique and interesting experience for us.

V &A is not on the meal plan... sad or I would have signed up a loooooong time ago. I keep telling my husband I want to go to the spa but I won't justify losing a precious day at the parks when I can go to one at home. So, the day before we are leaving I am having a mani, pedi, and I will take bath salts with me and a small bottle of vino (did you know those little bottles that come in 4 packs are legal size carry on?) and I will be happy. yay yay

I don't think King's rules specified it had to be on the dining plan.

I'd pick the same 3 as Alice: Narcoossee's, V&A, and Monsieur Paul because they're places I want to try but probably wouldn't do under normal circumstances unless Disney was paying.

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oldtink wrote:
alicemouse wrote:
1. Narcoossees - we'd like to try it, but I haven't justified the cost yet. I think the ambiance at that location looks amazing. There's only so much that's I'm willing to pay for food on my dime, but if Disney is footing the bill...

2. Victoria & Alberts - This is basically the most expensive meal on property, right? and Disney is paying? might as well maximize the value of that freebie.

3. Monsieur Paul - we ate at Les Chefs once and liked it, but I have a suspicion that upstairs might be more...authentic? French food isn't something we have around here, so that would be a unique and interesting experience for us.

V &A is not on the meal plan... sad or I would have signed up a loooooong time ago. I keep telling my husband I want to go to the spa but I won't justify losing a precious day at the parks when I can go to one at home. So, the day before we are leaving I am having a mani, pedi, and I will take bath salts with me and a small bottle of vino (did you know those little bottles that come in 4 packs are legal size carry on?) and I will be happy. yay yay

I don't think King's rules specified it had to be on the dining plan.

I'd pick the same 3 as Alice: Narcoossee's, V&A, and Monsieur Paul because they're places I want to try but probably wouldn't do under normal circumstances unless Disney was paying.

...Quite correct Allie..Just curious to see others choices..

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1. V & A
2. Yachtsman
3. Cali Grill

Those are all places I have not dined.

To be safe, I may pick these because I know they are awesome!

1. Sanaa
2. Monsieur Paul (Went 1 year before change of name/management)

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It would definitely vary because everyone's palates are different. With a $500 voucher for three meals with two others in my family..hmmm..I'd definitely do Yachtsman Steakhouse, California Grill and probably Kona Cafe. These are rather conservative choices, yes, but my family isn't exactly the type that likes to branch out to different cuisines. My parents tend to stick to mostly Chinese food and American every once in a while. I think there would be something for everyone at those three listed places.

If it were just me, though, still do Yachtsman Steakhouse because I love steaks but I'd do Sanaa and Boma without hesitation.

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Seeing as how it is free food i would probably like to try somewhere different to where i have been before because if it was a bad choice then no loss,so as follows

1: House of Blues
2: Boma
3: San Angel Inn

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Mrferret wrote:
Seeing as how it is free food i would probably like to try somewhere different to where i have been before because if it was a bad choice then no loss,so as follows

1: House of Blues
2: Boma
3: San Angel Inn

Whit.. eek You've never been to H.O.B....Been twice..Both times great food..Huge portions..Loud but fun atmosphere..Oh and reasonable prices..

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King Fergus wrote:
Mrferret wrote:
Seeing as how it is free food i would probably like to try somewhere different to where i have been before because if it was a bad choice then no loss,so as follows

1: House of Blues
2: Boma
3: San Angel Inn

Whit.. eek You've never been to H.O.B....Been twice..Both times great food..Huge portions..Loud but fun atmosphere..Oh and reasonable prices..

But if you want HoB, you need to hurry as they are closing! sad

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Based off my latest trip:
1. Cali Grill
2. Kouzinna
3. Ohana

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Dinner Choices
1 - California Grill
2 - Ohana
3 - Yachtsman Steakhouse

Breakfast Choices
1 - Kona Cafe
2 - Cape May Cafe
3 - Akershus

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oldtink wrote:
But if you want HoB, you need to hurry as they are closing! sad

eek WHAT!?!?! They just expanded!!

Source please...

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While I can't wait to go back to V&A's I wouldn't take my offspring with me!

So...

I would go for:-
The California Grill (During Magic Kingdom fireworks of course)
Be Our Guest (The theming is awesome and the serve my favourite beer!) awesome
Le Cellier ( Loving that Cheddar cheese soup)

Suddenly I feel hungry - My cup soup just wont be enough today.

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oldtink wrote:
King Fergus wrote:
Mrferret wrote:
Seeing as how it is free food i would probably like to try somewhere different to where i have been before because if it was a bad choice then no loss,so as follows

1: House of Blues
2: Boma
3: San Angel Inn

Whit.. eek You've never been to H.O.B....Been twice..Both times great food..Huge portions..Loud but fun atmosphere..Oh and reasonable prices..

But if you want HoB, you need to hurry as they are closing! sad

You mean closing their doors when the last customer leaves..Never heard about this..Ach..Yer dreaming Old Tink..

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Kristen K. wrote:
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But if you want HoB, you need to hurry as they are closing! sad

eek WHAT!?!?! They just expanded!!

Source please...

I just googled this and couldn't find anything so I'm guessing it's just a rumor. Pollo Campero and Babycakes are the only two I've heard.

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1. Victoria & Albert's Chef's Table
2. Le Chefs
3. Via Napoli

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I have a question for those of you who have dined there; is the food in V&As main dining room, or Queen Victoria room any different than that at the chef's table? I know main dining room is 7 courses and the other two are 10 courses, but apart from chatting with the chef, what's the difference?

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