Disney World Announces Preferential Treatment for Certain Guests, Refuses To Serve Others

in Food, Walt Disney World

A joyful character meet-and-greet at a themed restaurant, where a woman and a young girl share a smile with Donald Duck in a safari outfit.

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Get ready to save. Walt Disney World Resort just announced a brand-new dining discount for thousands of guests.

As part of VIPassholder Days, Walt Disney World Resort is increasing the Annual Passholder dining discount across the Disney parks and select Disney Resort hotels. These increased discounts apply only to food and non-alcoholic beverages, but some Character Dining locations are included!

At Magic Kingdom Park, guests can save 20% at Be Our Guest Restaurant, Cinderella’s Royal Table, Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen, Tony’s Town Square Restaurant, The Crystal Palace, The Diamond Horseshoe, Liberty Tree Tavern, and The Plaza Restaurant.

Donald Duck at Tusker House, where the Disney World passholder discount applies
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20% discounts are available for EPCOT guests at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall, Biergarten Restaurant, Coral Reef Restaurant, Garden Grill Restaurant, Le Cellier Steakhouse, Rose & Crown Dining Room, and Spice Road Table.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios offers 20% discounts at 50’s Prime Time Café, The Hollywood Brown Derby, Hollywood & Vine, Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano, Roundup Rodeo BBQ, and Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park only offers a 20% discount at two restaurants: Tiffins Restaurant and Tusker House Restaurant.

Roundup Rodeo BBQ at Disney's Hollywood Studios
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Annual Passholders can also access a 20% discount on the following Disney Resort hotel restaurants:

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – Boma – Flavors of Africa, Jiko – The Cooking Place and Sanaa
  • Disney’s BoardWalk Inn Resort – Flying Fish and Trattoria al Forno
  • Disney’s Caribbean Resort – Sebastian’s Bistro
  • Disney’s Contemporary Resort – California Grill, Chef Mickey’s and Steakhouse 71
  • Disney’s Coronado Resort – Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood and Three Bridges Bar and Grill at Villa del Lago
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – Cítricos, Grand Floridan Cafe and Narcoosee’s
  • Disney’s Old Key West Resort – Olivia’s Cafe
  • Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort – Kona Cafe and ‘Ohana
  • Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Boatwright’s Dining Hall
  • Disney’s Riviera Resort – Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera
  • Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort – The Turf Club Bar and Grill
  • Disney’s Vero Beach Resort – Wind & Waves Grill
  • Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White and Whispering Canyon Cafe
  • Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts – Ale & Compass Restaurant, Beaches & Cream Soda Shop, Cape May Cafe and Yachtsman Steakhouse

Advanced reservations are recommended for all Table Service restaurants at Walt Disney World Resort. This Annual Passholder discount cannot be combined with any other offer. Guests dining at Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, or Disney’s Hollywood Studios before 2:00 p.m. must have a valid Disney Park Pass reservation or visit on a Good-to-Go Day.

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Passholders must present a valid ID and their active Annual Pass at the time of checkout to receive this Walt Disney World

VIPassholder Days are from May 28 through June 26, 2024. The associated dining discounts are unavailable to Disney cast members or guests with single-day or multi-day Disney Park tickets and do not apply to the Disney Dining Plan.

What’s your favorite restaurant at Walt Disney World Resort? Share your favorite Disney dining experience with Inside the Magic in the comments. 

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