Skip the Cooking, Celebrate Thanksgiving with Disney This Year



thanksgiving dinner at disney

Creating a Thanksgiving feast for you and your loved ones is no easy task. Thankfully, if you’re in the Disney World area this November 28th, you’re in luck because you can celebrate Thanksgiving with Disney at one of the numerous restaurants serving special Thanksgiving lunch and dinner meals. So put away that recipe book and avoid the planning, cooking and cleaning all together and get ready to enjoy an expertly prepared meal at one of the locations below. 

Thanksgiving at Disney this year brings a range of options from buffets to family-style meals to traditional table service options. While menus haven’t been released for each location, Disney has confirmed that each restaurant will offer your favorite Thanksgiving menu items like turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing plus lots of delicious holiday inspired desserts. 

Here are the Disney Resort locations serving special Thanksgiving meals in 2019. 

  • Ale & Compass Restaurant, Yacht Club

Special Thanksgiving dinner buffet

Hours: 12:00PM to 9:00PM

  • Biergarten, Germany, Epcot

Special Thanksgiving lunch buffet

Hours: 11:00AM to 4:00PM

  • California Grill, Contemporary Resort

Serving Thanksgiving dinner

Hours: 2:30PM to 9:00PM

  • Cape May, Beach Club Resort

Special Thanksgiving dinner buffet

Hours: 2:30PM to 9:00PM

  • Chef Mickey’s, Contemporary Resort

Special Thanksgiving dinner buffet

Hours: 12:00PM to 9:30PM

  • Coral Reef Restaurant, Epcot

Serving Thanksgiving dinner

Hours: 3:45PM to 9:30PM

  • Fresh Mediterranean Market, Dolphin Hotel

Special Thanksgiving breakfast/brunch buffet

Hours: 6:30AM to 11:00AM

  • Garden Grove, Swan Hotel

Serving Thanksgiving dinner

Hours: 1:00PM to 9:00PM

  • Grand Floridian Cafe, Grand Floridian Resort

Serving Thanksgiving dinner

Hours: 4:00PM to 9:00PM

  • Le Cellier Steakhouse, Canada, Epcot

Serving Thanksgiving lunch and dinner

Lunch Hours: 11:00AM to 4:00PM

Dinner Hours: 4:00PM to 9:30PM

  • Olivia’s Cafe, Old Key West Resort

Serving Thanksgiving dinner

Hours: 5:00PM to 10:00PM

  • Sebastian’s Bistro, Caribbean Beach Resort

Serving Thanksgiving dinner

Hours: 12:00PM to 10:00PM

  • Turf Club Bar & Grill, Saratoga Springs Resort

Serving Thanksgiving dinner

Hours: 1:00PM to 9:30PM

  • Trail’s End Restaurant, Fort Wilderness Resort

Special Thanksgiving dinner buffet

Hours: 2:00PM to 9:00PM

  • Victoria Alberts, Grand Floridian Resort

Serving Thanksgiving dinner

  • Whispering Canyon, Wilderness Lodge

Special Thanksgiving family-style meal

Lunch: 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Dinner: 5:00PM to 10:00PM

Like everything else it does, Disney does an amazing job of creating delicious holiday feasts for guests visiting the parks and resort hotels. If you choose to celebrate Thanksgiving with Disney this year you definitely won’t regret it, the delicious food, the unrivaled service and best of all, the immaculately clean kitchen you left at home. As holidays at Disney tend to be very busy, be sure to book your Thanksgiving dining reservations well in advance by reserving online at this link or by calling 407-WDW-DINE. 

Guest Author

Katherine Rand

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