Are you craving Mickey waffles? Me too. Luckily for us, Walt Disney World has lots of delicious breakfast spots so that your family can fuel up before hitting the parks! Here are 7 restaurants that are sure to keep your morning at Disney sunny side up!
7. Boma – Flavors of Africa
You’re sure to love the ambiance of Boma just as much as the food! This tasty buffet is set inside Animal Kingdom Lodge, where you’ll enjoy the its open atmosphere, rich tapestries, and African-inspired menu, along with your favorite breakfast classics. Boma features cold offerings like cereals, yogurts, and various fruits, including an African fruit salad, as well as assorted pastries. But it also includes savory warm selections which may include cultural delectables like the African Corned Beef Hash and Turkey Bobotie. You can also enjoy a ham and turkey carving station as well as an omelet station. Although Boma does not feature characters at mealtime, it’s definitely worth checking out, and it only costs 1 table service credit per person on Disney’s Dining Plan. You can make reservations via your My Disney Experience account or by calling 407-WDW-DINE.
6. Sleepy Hollow
Would you prefer a grab-and-go breakfast? If so, stop at Sleepy Hollow in Disney’s Magic Kingdom. Although dining plans aren’t accepted here, you’ll love the all-day menu options like the fresh fruit waffle sandwich with hazelnut spread or the waffle with strawberries and whipped cream. Do you want to sweeten up your breakfast even more? Check out Sleepy Hollow’s funnel cakes, which are doughy, fresh, and piping hot!
5. Kona Cafe
Two words: Tonga Toast. This giant, banana-stuffed sourdough bread is deep fried and dusted in cinnamon, and you can order it when dining at Kona Cafe in Disney’s Polynesian Resort! Sure, Tonga Toast might be a highlight of Kona Cafe’s menu, but there’s also many other unique dishes to try. Check out the Loco-Mono, which features a grilled hamburger patty over a bed of rice along with house-made chorizo gravy, two eggs any style, and tomato salsa. You might also enjoy the Kona Eggs Benedict, served with poached eggs and a citrus-chili hollandaise sauce along with char siu pork belly on toasted Hawaiian bread. Are pancakes more your speed? Then enjoy Kona’s famous pancakes, which are topped with with macadamia nut butter, pineapple sauce, and include your choice of spiced ham, bacon, or sausage. Kona Cafe costs 1 table service dining credit per person on Disney’s Dining Plan. Make reservations through your My Disney Experience account or by calling 407-WDW-DINE.
Do you have princess fans in your family? Then be sure to head to the Norway Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase for an extra-special breakfast buffet featuring classic Disney princesses! Step into the Royal Banquet Hall for the Princess Storybook Breakfast, and be greeted by princesses such as Ariel, Belle, Jasmine, Snow White, Princess Aurora, Mulan, and Cinderella. You’ll love the ambiance of this restaurant, which includes royal thrones, regal tapestries, and dramatic archways; but you’ll also enjoy the delicious cuisine, which feature some Norway-inspired options. Feast on breakfast classics like scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, potato casserole, biscuits, and cinnamon rolls, or try items from the Norwegian smorgasbord like smoked salmon, peppered mackerel, Jarlsberg Cheese, and Gjetost Goat Cheese. As you dine, you’ll be visited by some of the princesses above, who appear at mealtimes on a rotating schedule. Want more good news? This breakfast buffet only costs 1 table service credit per person on Disney’s Dining Plan versus Cinderella’s Royal Table in Magic Kingdom, which costs 2 table service credits per person. Log onto your My Disney Experience account or dial 407-WDW-DINE to make reservations.
3. Chef Mickey’s
Celebrate your morning with Mickey at friends by dining at Chef Mickey’s located in Disney’s Contemporary Resort! You’ll enjoy watching the monorail pass by overhead as you dine on breakfast favorites while visiting with Mickey, Minnie, Pluto, Donald, and Goofy, all donned in their chef’s attire. Chef Mickey’s features an expansive buffet with items like pancakes, ham and cheese scramble, cheesy potato casserole, kielbasa sausage, carved ham, and, yes, Mickey waffles. This dining spot is a great option for Magic Kingdom park-goers as it’s a short monorail trip or leisurely walk to the park gates! At only 1 table service credit per person on Disney’s Dining Plan, you’re sure to be glad you ate at Chef Mickey’s! Sign into your My Disney Experience account of call 407-WDW-DINE to make reservations.
2. Be Our Guest
Get ready to dine at Beast’s Castle in Magic Kingdom! Be Our Guest is one of the most coveted dining locations on Disney property, and it’s for good reason: the dining experience and food is top-notch! Although guests won’t receive a visit from Beast at breakfast time, they can still enjoy the ambiance and magic of Be Our Guest! Did you know you can order your breakfast in advance via your My Disney Experience app? Simply select the menu items you’d like to enjoy up to 30 days in advance of your reservation! Then, upon check-in at the restaurant, you’ll choose a room to dine, whether it’s the luxurious ballroom, the ominous West Wing, or the beautiful Rose Gallery. Thanks to the magic of Disney, servers will find you via your MagicBands or a magical rose. Be Our Guest’s menu features entrees like Feast A La Gaston, which includes scrambled eggs, herb-roasted potatoes, apple smoked bacon, and sausage serviced with fresh fruit and a selection of pastries. You might also enjoy the Croque Madame, featuring an open-faced ham sandwich topped with a fried egg, gruyere cheese, and bechamel served with fresh fruit and a selection of pastries. Reservations are highly suggested; they can be made via your My Disney Experience account of by calling 407-WDW-DINE. Be Our Guest only costs 1 quick-service credit per person at breakfast!
1. Trattoria al Forno
Disney’s newest breakfast character meal can be found at Trattoria al Forno on Disney’s BoardWalk! This Italian restaurant has been serving up delicious dinnertime cuisine for years, but guests can now enjoy a special Bon Voyage Character Breakfast featuring Rapunzel, Flynn Rider, Ariel, and Prince Eric! Your meal will begin with a mixed berry parfait or fresh fruit salad along with a frying pan of pastries, which even include a braided breakfast bread and clam shell pastries! You can then choose your main entree from selections like the Shipwreck al Forno, which features a calzone with scrambled eggs, soppressata, bacon, sausage, and a blend of cheeses with Sunday gravy. Another crowd pleaser is the Royal Breakfast, including oak-grilled steak, cheesy egg torte, asparagus, crispy onions, and roasted potatoes. Little ones might enjoy the Little Royal Breakfast, which comes with an egg, bacon, and toast, as well as classic Mickey pancakes or Mickey waffles. Best of all, while enjoying your hearty breakfast, you’ll be visited by fan-favorites Rapunzel and Flynn Rider along with Ariel and Prince Eric. Disney’s Dining Plan is accepted, and guests can expect to use 1 table service credit per person toward this extra special dining experience. Log into your My Disney Experience account or call 407-WDW-DINE to make reservations.
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