Character Dining Guide: Goofy’s Kitchen

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Goofy’s Kitchen is a restaurant tucked inside the Disneyland Hotel. This fantastic restaurant features some of our favorite Disney characters, who will greet you while you dine!

Here is our guide to Goofy’s Kitchen, including how to make a reservation, what characters you will encounter, what kind of food is served, and more.

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What is the theme of Goofy’s Kitchen?

Goofy’s Kitchen is themed to represent Goofy! You will even find decorations that include Goofy’s iconic hat inside of the restaurant. The restaurant is buffet-style and has the feel of a whimsical kitchen. You can see a photo of the inside of Goofy’s Kitchen below for reference. It is not the most luxurious dining location at the Disneyland Resort, but if your family is interested in meeting the characters and enjoying a yummy meal Goofy’s Kitchen is a perfect choice.

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Where is Goofy’s Kitchen located?

Goofy’s Kitchen is located inside of the Disneyland Hotel at the Disneyland Resort. This makes it a convenient choice for breakfast or dinner if you are staying at Disneyland for your vacation.

What is the best way to get to Goofy’s Kitchen?

Since Goofy’s Kitchen is located at the Disneyland Hotel it is easiest to get to if you are staying at the hotel or the Grand Californian. If you are just coming to eat at Goofy’s Kitchen and not going into the theme parks here is some helpful parking information from the official Disney website you should know:

Complimentary 3-hour self-parking is included with a Goofy’s Kitchen validation and is available at Disneyland Hotel self-parking lot. After the initial 3-hour period, Guests will be charged $25.00 for the first hour for self-parking. Each hour after that is an additional $10.00 for self-parking (up to $65 maximum).

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If you want to head into the theme parks after your meal at Goofy’s Kitchen, I recommend parking in either the Mickey& Friends Parking Structure or the Pixar Pals Parking Structure and walk to the Disneyland Hotel. Disney has a lot of signage for the parking structures and they are easy to find.

How can you make reservations at Goofy’s Kitchen?

It is recommended that you make an advanced dining reservation in order to eat at Goofy’s Kitchen. You can do this by going to the official Disney website, or by using your Disneyland app.

It is important to know the cancellation policy before you make a reservation at Goofy’s Kitchen, here are the details:

You must cancel at least one day prior to your reservation to avoid a per person cancellation fee. If you fail to cancel timely and are a no show, the credit card provided at the time of reservation will be charged $10 per person. Cancellations and modifications to reservations can be made by visiting My Dining and Activity Reservations or via the Disneyland mobile app by tapping “My Plans.”

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It is important to note that while reservations are recommended for Goofy’s Kitchen you also have the option of using the Walk-Up Waitlist. You need to use your Disneyland app to do this, and it is easy and convenient to use. This will add your name to a waiting list for the restaurant without you having to go to the host stand.

What characters can you meet at Goofy’s Kitchen?

At Goofy’s Kitchen, you will meet Goofy, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Chip n’ Dale, and Pluto. Remember that entertainment at the Disneyland Resort is always subject to change! So you may see other characters here from time to time, rest assured you will have fantastic character interactions at Goofy’s Kitchen!

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How many characters can you expect to meet at Goofy’s Kitchen?

You can expect to see six characters at Goofy’s Kitchen. This is a great value for the meal and character interactions, and will save you time if you are planning on visiting the theme parks since you will not need to stand in line and meet characters you already have a picture with!

What are the breakfast options at Goofy’s Kitchen?

Here is just some of what you can expect from breakfast at Goofy’s Kitchen:

At breakfast, enjoy offer choices galore from made-to-order omelets to cheese blintzes. Munch on Mickey Mouse waffles and pancakes, French toast, sausage, bacon, eggs Benedict, smoked salmon, pastries and fresh fruit, and more. And don’t forget to try Goofy’s very own peanut butter and jelly pizza!

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What is the typical cost of breakfast at Goofy’s Kitchen?

Since Goofy’s Kitchen breakfast is an all you care to eat buffet and includes characters, this event comes with a high price tag! For children the cost is $35, for adults, it is $59.99.

What is on the dinner menu at Goofy’s Kitchen?

Here are some of the dinner offerings you can expect at Goofy’s Kitchen:

Head to any of the all-you-care-to-enjoy stations serving hearty fare that’ll make you smile. Create your own plate with succulent meats from the carving station, fresh catch of the day, seasonal vegetables, chilled tossed salads, mac & cheese, and assorted pizzas.

Don’t forget to save some room for the pièce de résistance—a dessert buffet featuring warm bread pudding and other delectable delights.

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What is the typical cost of dinner at Goofy’s Kitchen?

Dinner is priced the same as breakfast, $35 for a child and $59.99 for an adult. Characters appear for dinner the same as they appear for breakfast.

Why have dinner at Goofy’s Kitchen?

Character breakfast experiences have become highly coveted at Disney Parks and Resorts around the world. Why? Because if you have little ones who get up early this is a great way to start the day. However, you should not miss dinner. If your little ones go to bed early, a dinner with characters at Goofy’s Kitchen is a fantastic way to wrap up a day, especially if you were in the theme parks since the early morning.

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It is important to note that Goofy’s Kitchen is currently open, however, characters are currently not appearing at the restaurant due to the ongoing pandemic.

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