EPCOT Dining Part One

So you have booked your vacation and you are getting close to the 180 day mark. You want to start making those dining reservations but you don’t know where? Here is the run down of all the table service restaurants in EPCOT. For my thoughts make sure you watch the video above! If you would like my thoughts on the other EPCOT restaurants check out Part Two.

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Garden Grill
Visit Chip ‘n’ Dale and their Disney pals as you dig into family-style dining and revolve around vibrant views from Living with the Land.
Category: Character/ Family Style
Open: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Popular Menu Items:The menu here is all-you-care-to-eat. The rotating menu for lunch and dinner can include grilled steak, roast turkey, and sustainable fish of the day (at dinner only). Salad features items grown right in the Land Pavilion
Price Point: $42
Good For: Families with Young Kids, Sustainable Lovers

 

Coral Reef Restaurant
Marvel at the multicolored magnificence of  living coral reef—all while you dine! Panoramic windows give every table an insider view into the awesome, underwater world of The Seas with Nemo & Friends. This restaurant is extremely popular for it’s atmosphere. Food quality has it’s ups and downs and prices are rather expensive so unless fish tanks are your thing skip this.
Category: Al a Carte/ Signature Dining
Open: Lunch, Dinner
Popular Menu Items: Lobster soup, Wild Mushroom Lasagna, Chocolate Wave dessert
Price Point: $20 – 33
Good For: Families with Young Kids,

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San Angel Restaurant
Dine in perpetual twilight at this Mexican restaurant, modeled after a 17th-century hacienda at the base of Mayan ruins.
Category: Al a Carte
Open: Lunch, Dinner
Popular Menu Items: Appetizers include tlacoyos de chilorio, corn cakes topped with refried beans, pork, queso fresco, sour cream, and greentomatillo sauce; and quesadillas repozadas, battered corn quesadillas stuffed with corn, huitlacoche (Mexican truffle), mushrooms, and queso fresco. Still on the menu is the classic mole poblano—chicken in a sauce made from several kinds of chiles and unsweetened Mexican chocolate. The margaritas are giant.
Price Point: $18 – 30
Good For: Theming

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La Hacienda de San Angel
Authentic Mexican cuisine and premium margaritas are served with Old World hospitality at this waterfront retreat.Right along the waterfront at the Mexico Pavilion, La Hacienda is a primo spot for watching IllumiNations fireworks through the tall windows.
Category: Al a Carte
Open: Dinner
Popular Menu Items: The simplest dishes on the menu are the best: excellent guacamole, queso fundido; pork confit carnitas; the taco sampler with pork, beef, battered fish, and chicken; short ribs with chimichurri; friedshrimp tacos with chipotle-lime aioli. The margaritas are the real deal— or just go for a flight of fine sipping tequila.
Price Point: $25-32
Good For: Fireworks Viewing, Apps and Drinks

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Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
Join Disney Princesses for Storybook Dining inside a medieval castle with soaring archways and cathedral ceilings.
Category: Character Buffet
Open: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Popular Menu Items:Kjottkake (Ground Beef and Pork Dumplings served with Mashed Potatoes, seasonal Vegetables, and Lingonberry Sauce), traditional Rice Cream dessert, traditional Norwegian koldtbord buffet (selection of prepared salads, sliced meats and cheeses), smoked fish
Price Point: $50
Good For: Princess Fans

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Nine Dragons
Delight in Cantonese, Mongolian, Szechuan, Hunan and Kiangche-style specialties under the soft glow of Chinese lamps.
Category: Al A Carte
Open: Lunch, Dinner
Popular Menu Items: General Tso’s Chicken Dumplings, Appetizer Trio—a sampler of cucumber salad, spicy beef and fragrant chicken
Price Point: $15-27
Good For: Last Minute Reservations

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Biergarten
Be transported to a traditional Bavarian village as you feast on German fare to the oompah beat of a lively band.  At communal, biergarten-style tables, enjoy such rotating buffet selections.  Polka on down to the dance floor, or simply relax in the twilit atmosphere and raise a stein to over 200 years of Oktoberfest celebrations.
Category: Buffet
Open: Lunch, Dinner
Popular Menu Items: Bratwurst and other German sausages, cabbage dishes, pretzel bread, variety of beers, German desserts including fresh daily Bavarian cheesecake
Price Point: $40
Good For: Families

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Via Napoli
Discover authentic Italian cooking, including hearty pastas, fresh salads and pizzas perfected in wood-burning ovens.The three big pizza ovens, named after the three active Italian volcanoes, Etna, Vesuvius, and Stromboli, are the stars of the show in this loud, cavernous dining room with tile floors and stucco walls
Category: Al A Carte
Open: Lunch, Dinner
Popular Menu Items: Best Pizza in Walt Disney World, aranchini appetizer, Piatti alla Parmigiana, Lasagna Verde
Price Point: $18-30
Good For: Everyone!!

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Tutto Italia
Relax in Old World ambience as you enjoy platters of chicken, fish, handmade pasta, lasagna and more. On the outside patio or in the airy dining room amid murals of ancient Rome and sparkling chandeliers, relish the rich, textured flavors of authentic Italian dishes.
Category: Al A Carte
Open: Lunch, Dinner
Popular Menu Items:Grand Antipasto Misto, Lasagna al Forno, Fior di latte mozzarella Canolli, Gelato
Price Point: $23-34
Good For: Value on Dining Plan, Couples

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