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Top Disney Restaurants For Special Celebrations

Walt Disney World is a fantastic place to celebrate special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, or anything else you would love to celebrate. An excellent meal is a great way to celebrate these special occasions. Walt Disney World has several Disney Resorts and Disney Parks restaurants that provide a beautiful setting and delicious cuisine perfect for celebrating.

California Grill Fireworks
With sweeping views of Magic Kingdom fireworks from atop Disney’s Contemporary Resort, the re-imagined California Grill also features a new design inspired by mid-century modern California, and a new menu showcasing seasonal ingredients and a lighter touch. Known for its stellar wine list, the restaurant now boasts about 250 wine selections, 80 by the glass, an expanded sake list, eight kinds of craft beers and ciders and signature cocktails created by staff mixologists. Disney’s Contemporary Resort is located at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kent Phillips, photographer)

California Grill- Disney’s Contemporary Resort 

California Grill is one of the most popular signature dining locations at Walt Disney World. Located at the top of Disney’s Contemporary Resort, this restaurant is open for dinner. With amazing views of Seven Seas Lagoon and Magic Kingdom, these beautiful views are perfect for celebrating.

Guests can also enjoy the outdoor observation decks that allow great photo options and a fantastic way to see the nighttime fireworks at Magic Kingdom.

The menu offers a variety of delicious flavors focusing on the Pacific Northwest. Currently, Guests can enjoy a limited-time menu that celebrates the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World. This menu allows Guests to enjoy one appetizer, one entree, and a dessert.

Some top items to enjoy here are the braised beef short rib wontons, the oak-fired filet of beef, and the five magical bites. No matter what you choose to eat, this dining experience will be full of magic as you enjoy a fantastic atmosphere and spectacular views of Magic Kingdom.

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Jiko- The Cooking Place- Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Wood-burning ovens and an open show to the kitchen make Jiko one of the unique dining experiences at Walt Disney World. At the beautiful Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Jiko provides dinner in a stunning dining room.

Guests will enjoy a mix of African, Indian, and Mediterranean cuisines and exceptional South African wines brought just for Jiko. Try the steak and mac & cheese, as it is fantastic. The calming atmosphere and high-end dishes make Jiko- The Cooking Place ideal for a celebration.

Le Cellier Steakhouse

Le Cellier Steakhouse- EPCOT

Le Cellier Steakhouse is a top choice for those who want to celebrate while visiting EPCOT. Found in the stunning Canada Pavilion, Le Cellier Steakhouse is small and intimate, making it perfect for those romantic celebrations.

Classic steakhouse options such as the filet mignon, rib-eye, and prime rib can all be enjoyed during lunch and dinner. This cozy dining location makes Le Cellier Steakhouse a top option for celebrating while in EPCOT.

Monsier Paul

Monsieur Paul- EPCOT

Consider celebrating at Monsieur Paul in the France Pavilion at EPCOT for an evening to remember. In a stunning upstairs location, Monsieur Paul provides Guests with breathtaking views of the World Showcase.

The new prix fixe menu that is offered focuses on a gastronomic meal. This focuses on eating and drinking well while using good seasonal and local products. A meal at Monsieur Paul is genuinely more than a meal; it is an experience.

The Hollywood Brown Derby

Hollywood Brown Derby- Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Although it might surprise you that there is a beautiful restaurant for celebrations at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, we promise Hollywood Brown Derby is a great choice. Step back in time to the golden age of Hollywood as you enjoy American cuisine.

Enjoy the beautiful sketches of celebrities as you enjoy top menu items such as the beloved cobb salad. Make sure that you try one of the flights that are offered as well. Wrap up with the famous grapefruit cake.

It might surprise many that these timeless dishes and classic cocktails can be enjoyed within Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The relaxed atmosphere is perfect for celebrating and feeling a little fancy during your day in Disney Park.


Tiffins- Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Another unique and beautiful restaurant found within Disney Park is Tiffins. Opened for lunch and dinner daily, Tiffins is a stunning restaurant with decor from around the world that celebrates both the adventure and beauty of travel.

Entrees that celebrate unique international cuisine with bold flavors. Various entrees such as surf and turf, butter chicken, and 50th celebration braai spiced veal can all be found on the menu.

Cinderella's Royal Table
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Cinderella’s Royal Table- Magic Kingdom

To celebrate within the Magic Kingdom, Guests will want to look at Cinderella’s Royal Table. This is the most iconic spot to celebrate something at Walt Disney World as you are in the castle. This is a fantastic option for a celebration with beautiful stained-glass windows that overlook Fantasyland, vaulted ceilings, and Cinderella herself.

Cinderella’s Royal Table is open for all three meals daily, offering a prix-fixe menu. Look at the menu options to ensure you can find something to enjoy. The caramel apple stuffed french toast is a great place to start for breakfast.

There is something truly magical about experiencing Cinderella’s Royal Table at Magic Kingdom.

Victoria and Albert

Victoria and Albert’s- Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

For the most exclusive and elegant dining experience at Walt Disney World, visit Victoria & Albert’s. Found at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, this fine dining experience is inspired by Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Celebration.

The menu features American cuisine crafted with ingredients from around the world. This award-winning restaurant provides Guests with a high-end dining experience they won’t forget.

There are many fantastic restaurants to choose from throughout Walt Disney World. Each will help you celebrate your special occasion. These are some of the top dining experiences you can have at Disney. These restaurants are top choices for celebrating something special and unique with a fantastic meal, a wonderful atmosphere, and an experience you won’t soon forget.

Jennifer Retzlaff

Jennifer became a lifelong Disney fan during her first trip to Walt Disney World in 6th grade. From that moment, Disney became a big part of her life. She quickly started to introduce her love of Disney to her family with a Disney honeymoon and then family trips when her youngest was 18 months old. She loves the magic that Disney brings to people through theme parks, cruises, and adventures. As a teacher, she tries to bring Disney magic into her classroom to help kids believe that “If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It.” She is also part of the Magic Vacation Planner team as a personal travel advisor. With this team, she can now help others plan magical vacations. She loves bringing her love to Disney to readers with How to Disney.

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