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Best Thanksgiving dinner at Walt Disney World

Updated on July 18, 2011

Thanksgiving at Walt Disney World

Thanksgiving dinner with Mickey
Thanksgiving dinner with Mickey

 Spending the Thanksgiving day at one of Walt disney World theme parks with family and friends is a great way to celebrate. Food is the main item of any Thanksgiving celebration and Disney sure knows it and offers plenty of options to enjoy the Thanksgiving feast. Make sure to get reservations well in advance to avoid disappointment. Best Thanksgiving dinner at Walt Disney World is easy to find when you use this list that includes Liberty Tree Tavern, Chef Mickey's, Jiko, etc.

thanksgiving feast
thanksgiving feast

1. Liberty Tree Tavern in the Magic Kingdom

Liberty Tree Tavern excites cu tomers with menu items including clam chowder, traditional roast turkey and pot roast salads and sandwiches. Be escorted through this authentic recreation of an 18th-century American inn, then sit and enjoy a New England-inspired meal. Comprised of six comfortable rooms, Liberty Tree Tavern is furnished with colonial artifacts and provides a pleasant respite from the bustle outside.
Liberty Tree Tavern offers a character dining experience with Minnie, Goofy, Pluto, and friends. The meal starts off with a tossed mixed green salad with a strawberry vinaigrette dressing and rolls with gravy. The main course is served family style and consists of roast turkey breast, smoked pork loin, carved beef, mashed potatoes, vegetables, herb bread stuffing, and macaroni & cheese. $30 per adult.

2. Chef Mickey's character buffet:
Enjoy the fun and excitement of meeting Mickey and his pals during your feast as the monorail quietly whisks by overhead. Chef Mickey invites you to a buffet at this favourite for family fun Character dining. Choose from a spectacular spread of seasonal specialties. Make your meal end sweetly ever after at the sundae bar.
This is a character dining experience with Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy, Chip, and Dale making it the best Thanksgiving dinner at Walt Disney World.  Orange teriyaki chicken, penne pasta with chicken, parmesan mashed potatoes, cheese ravioli, baby carrots, macaroni and cheese, steamed broccoli, and turkey breast and prime rib on the carving board. A dessert buffet with ice cream, rice krispy treats, cheesecake, cannolis, brownies, and other assorted cakes and pastries is also available.

Thanksgiving meal at Disney theme parks

3. Ohana at the Polynesian Resort in Walt Disney World

Ohana's Best Friends Breakfast with Lilo & Stitch at Disney's Polynesian Resort serves American fare with a tropical twist.  The Ohana servers contribute to the festive atmosphere, as they dash between tikis and tropical greenery to bring plates of Polynesian specialties to your table. Choose from skewers roasted over an expansive 18-foot oak fire pit, such as Asian Barbequed Pork Loin Skewers, Oak Grilled Turkey Skewers, Marinated Sirloin Steak Skewer, Marinated Shrimp Side dishes include stir-fried vegetables, fried dumplings, lo mein noodles, etc.

4. Cape May Cafe at the Beach Club Resort
Cape May Café at Disney's Beach Club Resort offers all-you-care-to-eat breakfast and dinner buffets in a lively beach-themed restaurant. Start the day with Admiral Goofy and his crew for a Disney Character breakfast that includes Mickey Waffles, a daily omelet special, fresh fruit and other favorites.

5. Jiko at the Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort
Twin wood-burning ovens roar and the soothing, warm colors of an African sunset bring energy to this remarkable restaurant. The menu includes vegan, vegetarian and meat-based dishes that change seasonally, such as berbere Grilled lamb, Durban shrimp curry and chermoula roasted chicken, along with conventional favorites. Imaginative appetizers include curried potato and corn samosas, and brick oven-fired flatbreads.

The wine list features one of the largest selections of South African vintages in North America, and promises Guests 21 years of age or older a bouquet to please varied palates. This list has won multiple awards, including the Orlando Sentinel Foodie Best Wine List Award and the Wine Spectator Excellence Award for Most Outstanding Wine List.

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      Hello, hello, 8 years ago from London, UK

      Thank you for your lovely hub and pictures. I surely would love to be there.


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