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4 Tips for Eating Cheap at Walt Disney World

Sure Walt Disney World is a culinary gastronomic delight, but it can also be very pricey to enjoy all the best food the Disney park’s restaurants have to offer. Figuring in drinks, tax and tip, it’s very easy to drop $100 or more per person on a meal. But I eat out at the parks all the time, and I can have a good hearty delicious meal for under $20 a person. You can be eating cheap at Walt Disney World with these tips!

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Eating for Less at Walt Disney World

1. Think of alternates for breakfast

Sure it’s tempting to indulge in a character breakfast, but doing so will hit your wallet for $35 to $59.99 per person. Consider visiting one of the Disney bakeries for a muffin or croissant and coffee, or bring cereal from home and buy milk at the resort’s convenience store.

2. Eat lunch instead of dinner

If you want to eat at one of the higher-priced restaurants, such as at the Be Our Guest Restaurant at the Magic Kingdom, consider making a lunch reservation instead of dinner. The food is just as delicious, but the lunch menus are often slightly smaller portions for a much lower price.

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3. Get creative at dinner

Make a dinner of appetizers or split a huge entrée with a friend or family member. There are a number of ways to indulge in a gourmet dining experience at Walt Disney World without blowing your entire dining budget at one meal.

4. Sweet snacks at a sweet price

There are many ways to indulge your sweet tooth at Walt Disney World without “injuring” your wallet. From made-to-order Disney treats to international sweets to healthy alternatives, budget travelers can snack to their hearts content.

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I hope you enjoy how to save money at Disney World with these tips on dining out at WDW without spending a lot of money.

Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified WEBB Bodywork Pet Practitioner, Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. She loves all things Disney and is an avid teaholic and chocoholic. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. These are some great ideas to help the wallet. I think the dining is what is the most expensive for a Disney vacation.


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