The 15 best restaurants at Disney World's Magic Kingdom, ranked by theming, value and quality of food that you’ll get.
To determine which of the many Magic Kingdom eateries made the cut, we limited the list to sit down (table service) restaurants and counter order (quick service) restaurants. Snack stations like Storybook Treats, Golden Oak Outpost and Aloha Isle — while great for some of the best Disney snacks of all time — weren’t eligible for our list. Seasonally operating quick service spots and counter service locations that change their menus regularly, such as Tortuga Tavern, also were not considered.
After narrowing down our list to 15 spots, we analyzed the restaurants based on our own dining experiences as well as online customer reviews, grading each on atmosphere (including theming and character interaction, if it’s offered), the quality of the food and if diners get their money’s worth. Note: Getting your money’s worth is, of course, all relative. Eating at the theme parks is ultimately going to cost you a pretty penny. But if you get a truly-out-of-this-world culinary experience for $50 and get to meet your favorite characters to boot, that’s money well spent. If you spend the same amount on overcooked chicken in a crowded, loud quick service spot, that’s not as great of a value.