Are you looking for a place to dine with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? There are several incredible restaurants to choose from when considering a date at Disney, and with such a wide variety of theming and cuisine there is something for every couple! So, if you are planning on spending the upcoming holiday at the happiest place on earth then consider making a reservation to one of these 5 Disney World restaurants to visit for Valentine’s Day.
1. Coral Reef Restaurant
EPCOT is home to a unique Disney restaurant with an understated romantic-vibe. Coral Reef Restaurant has an intimate dining room with windows peering into the one of the largest man-made ocean environments on the planet. You and your Valentine can enjoy a quiet romantic dinner while you gaze at the sea creatures that reside within the aquarium. Sharks, fish, rays, sea turtles, and even divers swim about the tank during your meal.
Coral Reef Restaurant serves a variety of seafood with appetizers like clam chowder and shrimp cocktail, with entrees like seared salmon and shrimp and grits. Guests can indulge in desserts like The Chocolate Wave.
If you are looking for some good upscale dining this Valentine’s Day then Takumi-Tei in EPCOT might be of interest to you. Located in the Japan pavilion, Takumi-Tei is a signature dining experience that brings you the finest of Japanese cuisine. Takumi-Tei serves a prix-fixe meal that includes delicacies like Japanese Wagyu steak, sushi, sashimi, and a variety of appetizers and broths. The menu at Takumi-Tei varies as it is left up to the chef to decide what to serve that day. This makes for a unique meal and experience for all.
Takumi-Tei is a high-end restaurant with a dress code that specifies a sophisticated and upscale aesthetic, absolutely perfect for that special Valentine’s Day date! Advance dining reservations are highly recommended for this experience.
3. Chefs de France
A trip to one of the most romantic cities in the world is in order for this Valentine’s Day! Or at least a trip to the France pavilion at EPCOT. Chefs de France is a sit-down restaurant located in EPCOT’s France pavilion that will certainly have you and your partner romanced this holiday. This restaurant’s cafe atmosphere overlooking the pavilion’s square and fountain will have you feeling like you really are dining in France.
Chefs de France serves a delightful menu full of French cuisine such as escargot, ratatouille, and imported cheeses and breads. Indulge in a large selection of French wines for dessert alongside your mousse au chocolat.
4. Topolino’s Terrace
If you don’t plan on visiting the parks this Valentine’s Day but still wish for a Disney dinner date, then Topolino’s Terrace at Disney’s Riviera Resort is a great option for you. By day Topolino’s Terrace is a character breakfast experience, but by night Mickey and friends head home and it is transformed into one of Disney’s finest signature dining experiences. Topolino’s Terrace serves Italian and French-inspired cuisine. While dining on filet mignon and sea scallops, you will be enchanted by the rooftop view that this restaurant offers you.
5. Mama Melrose Ristorante Italiano
Needing a more casual dining spot for you and your sweetheart? Mama Melrose Ristorante Italiano at Hollywood Studios has quite the romantic atmosphere without all the fuss of a high-end restaurant. This causal sit-down dining location serves Italian-inspired dishes like pastas, chicken parmesan, and Italian meatballs. Lights twinkle above the dining room as you cozy up in this hole-in-the-wall style American-Italian restaurant.
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