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Address: Buena Vista Drive, Celebration, FL 32830
Phone Number: 407-939-7727
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, Shopping
Description: Disney World's shopping and dining area consists of Marketplace, Pleasure...
Disney World's shopping and dining area consists of Marketplace, Pleasure Island and West Side.
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Disney Character Dinner at Chef Mickey's Restaurant

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Great place to spend off day

This is always a great pick to spend an off day. I know others complained about the construction but the new parking deck is great as we were able to find a spot near the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Napa Valley, California
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new york, new york
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

I couldn't think of anything more painful after a crowded day at the magic kingdom than to spend an evening here. There is nothing you can get here that you cannot get anywhere else in America. The restaurants are all very crowded and pretty much suck, with the exception of Raglan Road. There are throngs of people strolling and bumping... More 

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Louisiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

My oldest daughter and I went to see what this was all about one evening as the other two girls enjoyed movie night at our resort. I don't exactly go to Disney to shop so I wasn't really impressed. If you like shopping, I'm sure you will love it. I am not sure if there are designated smoking areas or... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
6 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

What a waste of time. Spent half an hour sitting in a traffic jam in the middle of a building site. Only went for a leisurely stroll in the evening. They are trying to fit too many people into too small a space. The multi storey car park is a blot on the landscape. We passed it but have no... More 

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Napa Valley, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This is always a great pick to spend an off day. I know others complained about the construction but the new parking deck is great as we were able to find a spot near the elevators and head down in no time. It can get crowded but the kids always enjoy hanging out at the Lego store. There is the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We recently stayed at Disney and went to this area 3 times throughout the course of our stay as it was pitched to us as being "a vibrant area full of restaurants, shops, and places to eat". On the first night my son and I went to Downtown Disney to grab a bite as we wanted to go offsite from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Downtown Disney is a fun place. It has lots of stores and restaurants. It's fun just to walk around and people watch.

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Tucson
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65 reviews 65 reviews
16 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Was there mid-day on a weekend and it was just a little too crowded for my taste. If you want to shop and eat, this is the place to go in Lake Buena Vista. After walking around, it was very pleasant to sit at the bar, have a beer, look out at the water and enjoy the breezes coming in... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

After reading some reviews before we left I wasn't sure what to expect but I figured we would give it a shot and I am glad we did. We arrived at approx 1 pm on 4/22 and encountered no traffic, parked on first level with no delays. No issues with crowds and we had a 4 y/o and a 1... More 

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Kindland 315
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Just a pleasent place to walk around, nice restaurants with good food at above average cost, and sidewalk vendors, plus free parking in a covered garage

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Hutto, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I took my family to this place thinking we would see any Disney characters. The only thing that was Disney was the huge Disney store that you could hardly walk in. The rest of the area was shops and restaurants. Not worth to put the Disney name to it. We stayed there two hours and parking was free.

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