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Crystal Palace Restaurant

Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL 32830
407 939-3463
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Ranked #322 of 3,117 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Crystal Palace Restaurant at Magic Kingdom Theme Park serves a buffet of American cuisine at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy this Buffet with Character!Step into The Hundred Acre Wood as you enter this whimsical restaurant for a willy nilly delicious good time. Marvel at the colorful Character topiary of Winnie the Pooh and his friends Piglet, Eeyore and Tigger. The light and airy ambiance fits the upbeat blustery mood, surrounded by Victorian elegance.Live On-Stage Kitchen at The Crystal PalaceWatch The Crystal Palace come to life with the sights and smells of the day's offerings as chefs prepare your fare in the live on-stage kitchen.The breakfast buffet includes traditional favorites such as omelets, cereals, freshly baked pastries, fresh fruit, breakfast pizza and cheddar cheese potatoes.The buffet abounds with American favorites like carved flank steak for lunch and sirloin for dinner, rotisserie chicken and Atlantic salmon, along with dishes that have a delicious hint of curry, cinnamon, mango and papaya. Desserts tempt you with a variety of sweet delights.Kid's Buffet at The Crystal PalaceNail on your tail and get over to ""Pooh Corner,"" The Crystal Palace's separate buffet just for kids! Little ones can fill their plates with fried chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter & jelly sandwiches and pizza.
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Smithtown, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

We ate lunch at this restaurant as it was one of the only afternoon reservations we could get for that day....but came away pleasantly surprised! As mentioned, I was having a hard time getting reservations where we wanted to go and reluctantly booked one here as a "plan B". We were NOT disappointed and it ended up being such a... More

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330 reviews 330 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

The Crystal Palace is not really a restaurant for adults. It's a buffet restaurant, and at almost $100 for 2 (including tax and tip), it's not worth it. Food is okay, but for that money I'd prefer a full-service restaurant. The real draw is the Winnie the Pooh character greetings ... very cute, but not a relaxing adult dinner. Great... More

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Over the years, we have been here many times. It never fails to please. Good buffet breakfast with plenty of choice. We walked up and got a table after a half hour wait. Love the character interactions. Great way to meet Pooh, Tiger & Co.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

This was a character meal on our trip to Walt Disney World. It was our first meal there. The food was great and terrific service, We did have a long wait even though we had reservations because such a popular place to eat. Decor was great. Ate here twice on our trip to Disney.

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Dublin, Ireland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

For my daughter meeting Winnie the Pooh and friends was great and as this was our first day she was very surprised. The buffet is nice but not great but will fill you up for the day. I enjoyed the food, service was good but it was freezing inside the building. This is somethng I have noticed about most restauants... More

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Weston, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

I had the luncheon buffet at the Crystal Palace. The service was speedy and the food was excellent. I enjoyed the many fresh salads and main selection. The dessert and Disney Character were great for my nine year old grandson.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We had the free dining plan and had paid to upgrade to the one where we could do a table service meal each day. I was told that this would be the best of all the table service meals and I will say I did not think so. It was super busy and to me it felt like that like... More

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Islamorada, Florida, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We went for the dinner buffet because it was convenient for the fireworks and had good reviews. The characters interacting with the young children was wonderful......... the buffet, just average.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This restaurant has a lot going for it….fun characters, prime location, bright interiors….too bad the food falls far short of the rest. The buffet is normal price for Disney, expensive in the real world but for these prices the food is quite lousy. So many of the offerings are covered in garlic (probably to cover up the lack of flavor)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

We booked this character dining because i love eeyore, n the only place you can meet him now. There was me and my husband. We absoluty enjoyed ourselves. Food was excellent, our server cher was brilliant, made we were topped up with drinks n took our plates as soon as we finished. We got to meet pooh, piglet, tigger and... More

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