THIS Is the Best Dinner in Magic Kingdom for 2024

Updated: March 18th, 2024

Magic Kingdom is known for having some of the most iconic food in all of Disney World.

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From cheeseburger spring rolls to Mickey-shaped pretzels, many guests have favorite snacks that they swear by in the park, but what about dinner? Magic Kingdom has tons of options to choose from, and that’s why we’re listening to YOU, our loyal readers, to find and rank the BEST dinner at Magic Kingdom. Let’s dive in!

Best Magic Kingdom Table Service Dinner

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace, a restaurant on Main Street U.S.A., is set in a Victorian-era conservatory with high ceilings, hanging plants, and stained glass windows. Here you’ll find an all-you-care-to-eat buffet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner where you can meet characters from Winnie the Pooh.

Sage and Quincy at Crystal Palace

At this location,  Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, and Piglet visit guests at their table as they dine on American classics with favorites like Shrimp and Crab Claw with Cocktail Sauce, a loaded Tater Tot station, Carved Prime Rib, Strawberry Shortcake, Cobbler, and more. Pro tip: ask for a seat by a window so you can catch a glimpse of the Main Street parades or Magic Kingdom fireworks.

Crystal Palace Restaurant

Rating: 7.48 / 10 Recommended By: 80%
Menus: Breakfast, Lunch/Dinner
Services: Buffet/All You Care to Eat

Tony’s Town Square

Tony’s Town Square is a traditional table-service restaurant themed after Lady and the Tramp, and you’ll find Italian food with indoor and outdoor dining, as well as tons of references to the movie.

Tony’s Town Square

Some classic dishes at this spot include Calamari and Spaghetti with Meatballs (for obvious reasons). While the food hasn’t impressed us much over the years, you can’t beat the location! If you get a patio table, you’ll have a great view of the parade!

Tony's Town Square Restaurant

Rating: 7.10 / 10 Recommended By: 75%
Menus: Lunch/Dinner, Children's Lunch/Dinner
Services: Table Service

Be Our Guest

At Be Our Guest, you can dine in a castle themed after Beauty and the Beast. The rooms are named after actual rooms in the film, each with its own atmosphere — The West Wing, the Rose Gallery, and The Ballroom.

Be Our Guest Restaurant in Magic Kingdom

This immersive setting is not only beautiful –you’ll also be able to meet characters from the film! From this pre-fixe, French-inspired menu you’ll find favorites like French Onion Soup, Filet Mignon, and the Grey Stuff (it’s delicious!)

Be Our Guest Restaurant

Rating: 7.76 / 10 Recommended By: 84%
Menus: Dinner, Lunch, Children's Lunch, Children's Dinner
Services: Table Service , Quick Service

The Plaza

The Plaza Restaurant is a traditional table service just around the corner from the famous Plaza Ice Cream Parlor. Here you’ll notice a cozy old-time feel, similar to the Ice Cream Parlor next door.

Plaza Restaurant

This spot is a great option if you’re looking for a lower-cost table service option in the parks. Some of the classic items on the menu include The Plaza Club Sandwich, Home-style Meatloaf, and the Original Banana Split.

Plaza Restaurant Restaurant

Rating: 7.56 / 10 Recommended By: 82%
Menus: Lunch/Dinner, Children's Lunch/Dinner
Services: Table Service

Cinderella’s Royal Table

Reservations for Cinderella’s Royal Table, a Pre-Fixe dining location, are some of the hardest to come by. Some of the classic dishes at this location include Stuffed French Toast, Beef Tenderloin, and Major Domo’s Short Ribs. While the food here is simply adequate, the main draw is the location.

Cinderella at Cinderella’s Royal Table

A winding stone staircase leads you up to the dining room, where you’ll find stained glass windows, plush tapestries, and Disney Princesses! Characters are subject to change, but we have seen Ariel, Jasmine, Aurora, and Snow White in the past!

Cinderella's Royal Table Restaurant

Rating: 7.97 / 10 Recommended By: 87%
Menus: Breakfast, Lunch/Dinner, Children's Lunch/Dinner, Children's Breakfast
Services: Table Service

Jungle Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen

At Jungle Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen, you’ll find a traditional table-service restaurant in Adventureland– with some quirks! Guests can experience “World Famous Jungle Cuisine” in one of its highly themed dining rooms — including a once-hidden secret meeting room of the famed Society of Explorers and Adventurers!

Skipper Canteen

Some of the favorite options here include Irrawaddy Irma’s Hanger Steak, Panna-Connie’s Congo Lime Delight, and the Kungaloosh — an African-inspired chocolate cake with caramelized bananas and cashew-caramel ice cream.

Jungle Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen Restaurant

Rating: 7.78 / 10 Recommended By: 82%
Menus: Lunch/Dinner, Children's Lunch/Dinner
Services: Table Service

Liberty Tree Tavern

And for the TOP CHOICE for table service dinners in Magic Kingdom, we have Liberty Tree Tavern! This family-style restaurant is themed after a late 18th-century home and is themed after the United States Revolutionary period.

Oooey Gooey Toffee Cake

Many guests love the Thanksgiving all-year-around feel of this restaurant, reflected by some of the famous food choices like the Patriot’s Platter — a dish piled high with roasted turkey, pot roast, or pork — as well as the Ooey Gooey toffee cake with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream (one of our favorites!)

Liberty Tree Tavern Restaurant

Rating: 8.36 / 10 Recommended By: 94%
Menus: Children's Lunch/Dinner, Lunch/Dinner
Services: Table Service

Best Magic Kingdom Quick Service for Dinner

Tortuga Tavern

Tortuga Tavern is another option in Adventureland — but this is best for when you’re in a hurry.  This counter-service restaurant is right across from Pirates of the Caribbean, and it has an old-world pirate charm to it.

Tortuga Tavern

Since this location is seasonal,  it has an inconsistent schedule and an ever-changing menu. But recently we’ve seen a Barbecued Slaw Dog and a Peanut Butter, Chocolate-Hazlenut Spread and Banana Sandwich.

Tortuga Tavern Restaurant

Rating: 5.82 / 10 Recommended By: 73%
Menus: Lunch/Dinner
Services: Quick Service

Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe

In Tomorrowland, you’ll find Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe — a counter service location with classic American eats like burgers, hot dogs, and chicken nuggets.

Sonny Eclipse

The theming here suits its location in Tomorrowland, and while he had been missing for a few months — Sonny Eclipse, the alien crooner, is back and ready to entertain you while you dine.

Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe Restaurant

Rating: 6.88 / 10 Recommended By: 79%
Menus: Lunch/Dinner
Services: Quick Service

Peco’s Bills Tall Tale Inn and Cafe

At Peco’s Bills Tall Tale Inn and Cafe, you’ll find Mexican fare in this quick service location in Frontierland. Here you’ll find Fajita Platters, Nachos, and Rice Bowls in this Old-West-inspired spot.

Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe

They’ve even started serving the Walking Taco — a fun on-the-go way to eat a taco in a bag of Fritos! The food here is pretty consistent, and if you grab a seat outside, it’s a great place to sit and watch the parade go by!

Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe Restaurant

Rating: 6.94 / 10 Recommended By: 79%
Menus: Lunch/Dinner
Services: Quick Service

Pinocchio Village Haus

Pinocchio Village Haus is another quick service spot with a great location — right in the heart of Fantasyland. Here you’ll find a mix of flatbreads and other American inspired meals, like Chicken Breast Nuggets and Chicken Parmesan.

Pinocchio Village Haus

While the food here doesn’t always impress us (we’re looking at you, flatbread), you can’t beat the atmosphere. The artwork inside celebrates the Disney film Pinocchio, and you’ll even find some tables by the window overlooking “it’s a small world”.

Pinocchio Village Haus Restaurant

Rating: 7.16 / 10 Recommended By: 78%
Menus: Lunch/Dinner
Services: Quick Service

Casey’s Corner

Casey’s Corner is one of our favorite spots to grab a bite to eat.  At this baseball-themed, quick-service location right on Main Street, you’ll find all your favorite baseball food. All-American hot dogs with all the trimmings, french fries, and the famous Corn Dog Nuggets.

Casey’s Corner

And this restaurant is in a prime location — right on Main Street, with a view of Cinderella Castle. While there are some indoor tables available, the ample outdoor seating allows you to catch the parade or fireworks if you go at the right time. Certain times of day you’ll even be able to hear live music from Casey’s piano player!

Casey's Corner Restaurant

Rating: 7.26 / 10 Recommended By: 83%
Menus: Lunch/Dinner
Services: Quick Service

Columbia Harbour House

And now, the TOP choice for quick service — Columbia Harbour House! This nautical-themed quick service spot in Liberty Square serves up some hearty New-England-inspired fare. You’ll even find some of the BEST plant-based options in Disney World here.

Columbia Harbour House

With favorites like the Lobster Roll and New England Clam Chowder, as well as Chicken Strips for those not a fan of seafood — there’s something for everyone here. Also, this is a great place to beat the Florida heat and get away from the crowds. Once you grab your food, head upstairs to an often quiet, nice and cold second floor that many don’t know about!`

Columbia Harbour House Restaurant

Rating: 8.63 / 10 Recommended By: 97%
Menus: Lunch/Dinner
Services: Quick Service

We hope this list helped make it a little easier for you to narrow down the best dinner option for you at Magic Kingdom. Make sure to check out the video below to learn about the best CHEAP food you’ll find there!

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