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“Was OK”
Review of Downtown Disney

Downtown Disney
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$152.99*
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Disneyland or Disney's California Adventure with Transport from Los Angeles
Ranked #4 of 150 things to do in Anaheim
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: After a day at the theme parks, many people head to this high-energy entertainment complex that features restaurants such as the House of Blues and Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen, attractions like ESPN Zone, plus Disney souvenir stores galore.
South Dakota
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Was OK”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

I am probably being unfair here but I felt like Downtown Disney was like an outdoor mall. We like the "Disney feel" of Downtown Disney at Disney World much better. I realize that it isn't fair to compare but one naturally does and our family didn't enjoy the atmosphere of Downtown Disney in California as much.

Visited June 2013
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Springfield, Missouri
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41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Better than Disneyland”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

Loved downtown disney. It was almost like Disneyland, but cheaper and no rides. Good shops and food. You won't regret going.

Visited August 2012
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Calgary
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great fun”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

The shops were great for shopping. They had everything that Disneyland had. The live entertainment was wonderful to watch. It was perfect for seeing the fireworks. I lovedf it.

Visited July 2013
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Surrey, Canada
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6 reviews
“Shopping”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

Disney souvenirs, not much more expensive than the stores lining South Harbor Blvd directly outside the park

Visited July 2013
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Hayward, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“More money to the Mouse”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

OK...World of Disney or Pin Traders to soak you of the last of your cash. Same prices as in the parks, maybe more selections. The end of Downtown Disney leads to the original Disneyland Hotel and the other end leads to the main gates of both parks. If you "trade" pins then try the World of Disney to "trade" with one of the cast members.

Use the Monorail to get quicker access into Tomorrowland (stops by the Nemo Submarine ride) to avoid the main gate.

Aside from overpriced food, "for the experience of it" or those with large/unlimited budgets, I didn't see any logic to the overpriced menus.

Visited July 2013
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