The Best Sit-Down Restaurants at DVC Resorts

Olivia's Cafe. Disney Old Key West.

DVC Resorts are so much more than just places to stay during your vacation. DVC Resorts have all of the comforts of home as well as recreational activities and amenities that will keep you busy during your trip. There are some incredible dining options within DVC resort property that will leave you feeling full and content. If you are a foodie who loves to experience great dining during your vacation then check out the best sit-down restaurants that can be found at DVC resorts!

Olivia’s Cafe at Old Key West Resort

Old Key West is Disney’s original DVC resort and is home to one of most charming and laid-back restaurants on property. Olivia’s Cafe serves a delicious brunch as well as a delectable dinner. When you step inside this restaurant you will feel as if you have entered a small-town family restaurant. Photos of DVC families adorn the walls while the servers treat you like regulars. Olivia’s Cafe offers delicious entrees like buttermilk fried chicken and banana bread French toast for brunch, and slow-cooked prime rib and mahi mahi for dinner.

Olivia's Cafe Disney World
Olivia’s Cafe. 

‘Ohana at Disney’s Polynesian Resort

If you are interested in a family-style meal in a place that makes you feel like family then check out ‘Ohana at Disney’s Polynesian resort. ‘Ohana is a meat-lover’s paradise serving Hawaiian-cooked meats like shrimp, chicken, steak, wings, and island favorites like pineapple bread pudding. ‘Ohana features live entertainment while you dine and relax, and if you are enjoying your meal during Magic Kingdom’s fireworks you will have a fantastic view from the large windows surrounding the restaurant. If you are visiting ‘Ohana for breakfast you will have the honor of dining with Stitch and Angel in a Lilo & Stitch breakfast feast consisting of Hawaiian-style ham, eggs, pork sausage, and more.

'Ohana Disney World
‘Ohana. Photo: Emily Murray.

1900 Park Fare at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

A beloved Grand Floridian restaurant will soon be reopening on April 10th! 1900 Park Fare will make its debut with new characters and a new menu. Tiana, Mirabel, Aladdin, and Cinderella are excited to join you as you indulge in this buffet featuring offerings like prime rib, kale salad, curry chicken, and Tiana’s gumbo. 1900 Park Fare will be open for breakfast and dinner.

1900 Park Fare Art
1900 Park Fare Will Be Opening Soon! Photo: Disney

Cape May Cafe at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Character buffets are a great experience for the entire family, and Disney’s Beach Club is home to one of the best. Cape May Cafe offers a character breakfast featuring Minnie, Daisy, and other friends in their beachy best! This New England-style restaurant serves salted caramel “beach buns”, grits, oatmeal, scrambled eggs, and more for breakfast while your favorite characters meet and greet you. Characters do not appear during dinner but guests can expect a wonderful seafood buffet consisting of favorites like clam chowder, salmon, New England steam boil, and a variety of desserts.

Daisy and Minnie at Cape May Cafe
Daisy and Minnie at Cape May Cafe. Photo: Disney.

Sanaa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge-Kidani Village

Adventurous eaters will love Sanaa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge- Kidani Village. African and Indian-inspired flavors come together, and guests enjoy the stunning savanna-view through large windows in the dining hall. The Sanaa bread service is a fan-favorite of many guests and includes a variety of hummus and other dips to accompany bread and naan. Guests also love the curry options for their chicken or shrimp. Sanaa is a unique dining experience that is sure to please.

Sanaa Bread Service.
Sanaa Bread Service. Photo: Emily Murray.

What is your favorite restaurant at DVC resorts? Let us know in the comments below!

Featured Photo: Emily Murray.

Written by

Megan Woodard

Contributing Writer

Megan was born into a Disney family. Her first trip to Disney World was when she was only 18 months old. Now as an adult, Megan loves to share the magic of Disney with her two toddlers. Keeping up with Disney news and Disney World knowledge is a fun hobby for Megan. Disney World is her favorite place to be and continuously brings back her childhood joy.

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