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Best Places to Eat in Magic Kingdom

Are you looking for the best places to eat in Magic Kingdom? Good news – we are here to help you narrow down your search!

Below you will find the best Magic Kingdom restaurants sorted by breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Hopefully, this will help you locate where you want to dine so you can enjoy your meal and then get back to the rides. So let’s get started…

Restaurants at Magic Kingdom

Disney’s Magic Kingdom is referred to as  “The Most Magical Place on Earth.”

Perhaps the crowning jewel of all Disney parks, a Magic Kingdom holiday will surely deliver a great experience and tons of fun.

When prepping for a Disney getaway you take the time to plan transportation, hotel, rides, and even time off from work so generally the last thing on your mind is where to eat.

There are undoubtedly tons of great options, but depending on what you’re looking for in your dining experience some choices are better than others. Read on to see our top picks for the best places to eat in Magic Kingdom and find which option best meets your needs regardless of breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just a tasty treat!

And if you have one of the Disney Dining Plans, we have included both Table Service and Quick Service options on our list. 

Magic Kingdom restaurants all have a different atmosphere, experience, menu, and price range so take a look at this list before walking into the first eatery you spot.

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Want to grab a bite before starting a busy day in the park? Here are our top choices for a magical first meal of the day:

If you want a quick bite:

Need just a little something to jump-start your day? Head over to Sleepy Hollow, where you can grab something cheap (under $10!) and quick to eat on the go.

Waffles, sandwiches, and even waffle sandwiches are what you’ll find here.

There’s no indoor seating, but you can get some nice pictures of the castle on your way in or out.

If you want a bigger meal:

Some people need a nice sit-down breakfast to get their day going.

While it is pricier, breakfast at the Crystal Palace will not disappoint. You have the buffet option, character interaction, and a huge beautiful ballroom.

You’ll need a reservation here and a great insider tip is that the characters here are known for celebrating special occasions.

If someone in your group has a birthday or anniversary—make a note of it on the reservation! One of the best places to eat in Magic Kingdom. for sure. 

If you just need some caffeine:

Maybe breakfast isn’t really your thing and you’re only looking for a coffee—your best bet is to hit Main Street Bakery where you can get Starbucks drinks and pastries.

The perfect combo for those who want to stroll around the park as they eat.

If you want something sweet:

Looking for something on the sweeter side first thing in the morning? No judgment here!

The Sleepy Hollow refreshments spot has a to-die-for Nutella Waffle Sandwich. While not the healthiest of options, it is yummy and you are, after all, on vacation.

While the food is delicious, the outdoor seating is what impresses us the most. Drop in for breakfast here and you’ll start your day with an amazing view of Cinderella’s Castle.

Another plus is that many of the treats here are portable so you can make it as quick as you’d like.


You’ve been running around all morning and you need something to refuel so that you can finish out the day on a high note. There are tons of great options when it comes to lunch:

If your group is adventurous:

No picky eaters in the crew? Great! You should definitely check out Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen.

This is a truly all-encompassing experience—from characters to menu items, your fun won’t stop just because you sat down for an hour or two.

For one of the more interesting restaurants in the park, there’s no need for reservations as walk-ins are welcome and the wait times are usually short.

Creative dishes with Asian influences, reasonable prices, and an awesome atmosphere make this one of our top choices!

If you want options:

Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe

Sometimes you just want a little variety and at Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café that’s exactly what you’ll get.

This counter-service restaurant serves burritos, fajita platters, and even churros!

We love the famous self-serve “Famous Fixins” bar that’s fully equipped with many sauces, salsas, and peppers.

The prices are reasonable and they have large indoor seating and multiple bathrooms!

If you want to treat yourself:

be our guest in magic kingdom

A beautiful place with an enchanting atmosphere, Be Our Guest, will give you and your family the chance to dine like royalty.

We love this luxury spot for many reasons—for starters it’s huge. You have the option of three dining spots: the Grand Ballroom, the West Wing, and the Castle Gallery.

The menu is comprised of delicious French offerings, the prices are reasonable, and it’s the perfect place to unwind.  It’s also one of a handful of locations where those of age can enjoy beer, wine, or champagne with their meal.

However, keep in mind you must make a reservation well in advance because this is the most popular restaurant at Disney World. See the Be Our Guest Reservation Tips page to learn how to reserve a table here.

If you want to play it safe:

Regardless of if you have a picky eater in the group or you just can’t be bothered with any more decisions the best place to find a great burger, yummy frozen drinks, and sweet views is the Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant.

While there is no indoor seating there are lots of covered open-air seats available.

The menu is reasonably priced and will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.

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You’ve had a memorable and fun-filled day at the park and now you and your crew are ready to relax, grab a bite, and call it a night.

See our favorite places for dinner:

If you want a magical experience:

You did after all come to Magic Kingdom—so why not fully embrace the experience?

If you have it in your budget and you really want to treat yourself and your loved ones Cinderella’s Royal Table will be an awesome experience.

The chance to dine among fairy tale princesses (including Ariel, Aurora, Cinderella, Snow White, and sometimes Jasmine) delicious meals, and an impeccable view make this a great spot.

If you want quick service + atmosphere:

Good food and a great atmosphere aren’t much to ask for when you’re at Magic Kingdom.

If that’s all you want then head over to Columbia Harbour House.

There you’ll find a variety of seafood options, a great outdoor patio, and incredible views of the castle.

If you have a big appetite:

The Diamond Horseshoe

For those looking for quantity over quality, The Diamond Horseshoe is your best bet.

While the food is good, the portions are incomparable to other restaurants throughout Magic Kingdom.

With fixed menu prices ($33 for adults and $19 for kids) you can get a nice-sized portion of veggies with barbecue turkey, ham, or stewed beef.

While it isn’t the flashiest when it comes to experience it does have a nice Old West feel.

If you want something romantic:

be our guest for a great restaurant for dinner

Are you traveling with that special someone? Show them how much you care by ending your magical day with an incredible experience at Be Our Guest.

Yes, we did say this is a great place for a family lunch, but dinner is a different story.

Being in the Beast’s castle at night is magical and the service is unmatched. Treat your loved one to an all-out experience here for a date that will be unforgettable. (See our Disney World for Couples article for more ways to find romance at the park).

Tony's Town Square Restaurant

Runner up: Tony’s Town Square is the restaurant where Lady and the Tramp had their first kiss so you know it’s romantic. There’s nothing more enchanting than enjoying a wonderful Italian meal right in the heart of Magic Kingdom.

Hopefully, our breakdown of each restaurant made it easier for you to decide where to dine during your Magic Kingdom visit.

Although dining is a huge part of your overall Disney park experience you don’t always have to pop in for a meal to have something delicious.

Maybe you’re looking for a between-meals pick-me-up and if that’s the case Magic Kingdom has a ton of great snack options.

Check out our favorites here and see why we love them!

magic kingdom restaurants


For those mid-day cravings or times when you just want something refreshing, you have tons of options. Here are some of our favorite places to grab a snack in Magic Kingdom:

Westward Ho: For lemonade lovers, this is the place to go! Swing by here and grab a lemonade slush to go (there’s no other choice since there is no seating available).

Gaston’s Tavern: Pick up a delicious cinnamon roll and a souvenir while enjoying an entertaining themed locale.

Aloha Isle: Truly worth the long waits for a legendary Pineapple Dole Whip—one of the best snacks you’ll get in any Disney park.

Sunshine Tree Terrace: Truly the best for big-time fruit fans as you have a variety of options here—piña coladas, fruit slush, and citrus swirls!

Maurice’s Amazing Popping Machine: This cute kiosk features popcorn, frozen bananas, Mickey ice cream bars, and many beverages.

Main Street Confectionery: Our top choice for a place to satisfy your sweet tooth. Here you can get fudge, cotton candy, and a variety of Mickey-shaped goodies!

If you’re not hungry after reading through this post then you surely will be after walking around Magic Kingdom. We hope all of this information will be helpful when making Magic Kingdom restaurant choices for your next Disney adventure!

Enjoy the Food!

Thanks for reading our Best Places to Eat in Magic Kingdom list. You may also want to check out our other food pages, including Best Disney World Restaurants, Vegetarian Dining at Disney WorldBest Places to Eat in Animal KingdomBest Places to Eat in Hollywood Studios, and Best Places to Eat in Epcot pages.

For more Disney World information, check out our Disney Crowd Calendar, Disney Travel Agencies, Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom, and Disney Transportation pages.

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