UPDATED OCTOBER 2023. Here at Get Away Today we love exploring all Walt Disney World has to offer. From four headlining theme parks, two water parks, an entertainment district, Walt Disney World Resort hotels, and countless dining options— we have done it all!
Our team visits Walt Disney World on a regular basis to taste-test different sit down restaurants, quick service meals and character dining so your vacation can be the most magical yet!
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Walt Disney World has several different classifications of dining including:
- Fine/Signature Dining
- Character Dining
- Table Service
- Quick Service
In this article we will highlight our top 10 quick service restaurants at Walt Disney World. These restaurants are smaller in price yet still pack in huge flavor and fun. Soon you’ll be on your way to a delicious, memorable, and quick meal during any day of your Walt Disney World vacation.
Top 10 Quick Service Restaurants at Walt Disney World
Top Quick Service Restaurants at Magic Kingdom
Nothing says magic quite like dining at Magic Kingdom. Whether it’s a simple bite for lunch or a leisurely dinner, quick service dining at Walt Disney World Resort means no reservations required. Simply walk right in and make yourself at home.
Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Cafe
Rustle up some grub at this Old West saloon. Tell tall tales over chicken fajitas, southwestern salad and the bacon cheeseburger—all before riding off into the sunset to the taste of sweet treats like mini churros with dipping chocolate.
Corn dogs are classic theme park food, but these are exceptional. Try the mini corn dogs. They may be tiny, but they pack a tasty punch.
Columbia Harbour House
Adults and kids love the menu here. Kids are huge fans of the chicken fingers, and adults love the lobster rolls. It's also a great place to relax, and there's extra seating available upstairs.
Top Quick Service Restaurants at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
When you need an easy dining expedition at Animal Kingdom, your taste buds won’t be disappointed with one of these top choices.
Yak & Yeti Local Food Cafes
One of the most popular Animal Kingdom restaurants is the Yak & Yeti. This is the quick service version of that restaurant with many of the same delicious menu items at a fraction of the cost like the crisp honey chicken.
Drop in and experience a menu Inspired by Pandora’s Bounty! Plenty of healthful dishes and familiar flavors from another world—wholesome grains, fresh vegetables and hearty proteins.
Flame Tree Barbecue
If the gorgeous river views don't draw you in, the smell of the smoked meats will. Ribs, pulled pork and turkey legs are all great options here.
Both of these quick service options also make our list for overall best places to eat at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Top Quick Service Restaurants at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Disney's Hollywood Studios takes you into the action of set building, film and TV recording and more. Live up the celebrity status during your vacation by dining at Hollywood Studios.
There is something for everyone on the menu from bacon cheeseburgers to couscous quinoa & arugula salads. ABC Commissary also makes our list for overall best places to eat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Docking Bay 7 Food & Cargo
Chef Strono “Cookie” Tuggs has landed on Batuu and brought a food freighter with him. Located inside a working hangar bay, Docking Bay 7 Food & Cargo provides guests with unusual dishes that bring unique flavors to life.
Starring Rolls Cafe
Pastries, sandwiches and sushi rolls are the stars of this unique quick service restaurant open for breakfast and lunch.
Top Quick Service Restaurants at EPCOT
Fast casual dining means no reservations required! And many of these locations accept mobile orders placed through the My Disney Experience app so your food is ready when you are.
La Cantina de San Angel
This is one of the only restaurants where you'll find Mexican food at Disney World, and it comes in grande portions. Try the nachos, they're awesome.
Lotus Blossom Cafe
One of the best things about Epcot is being able to taste flavors from around the world. The Lotus Blossom Cafe features tasty and affordable Chinese food.
Both of these quick service options also make our list for overall best places to eat at EPCOT.
Top Quick Service Restaurants at Disney Springs
Don’t forget the fabulous dining options at Disney Springs. It’s a great place to recharge and refuel in between park time and on arrival or departure day.
Earl of Sandwich
This sandwich hot spot can be found at Disney Springs, formerly the Downtown Disney District. They are known for tasty, hearty and creative sandwich combinations. Try the Holiday Turkey topped with cornbread stuffing, turkey gravy, cranberry sauce and mayonnaise. It tastes just like Thanksgiving dinner.
Hand-pounded and breaded fresh each day to maximize crunch, Chicken Guy! serves up delicious and juicy tenders that can be paired with more than 20 varieties of house-made sauces perfect for dipping, slathering or smothering.
The Daily Poutine
Ready for a Canadian staple? Prepare for cheesy, meaty, melty goodness with variations on poutine—thick-cut French or yucca fries smothered in cheese curds and gravy.