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“Nice place to get the Disney experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Downtown Disney

Downtown Disney
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$199.99*
and up
2-Day Disneyland Resort Ticket
Ranked #4 of 149 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.
Anaheim
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Nice place to get the Disney experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2014

We enjoy going to Downtown Disney when we want the Disney experience without paying the Disneyland price. You don't get the rides but the atmosphere is the same. You get several food options, a movie theater, and some retail shopping. Something for kids and adults.

Visited October 2013
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Turlock, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Fun with some unique shops”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2014

Nice to see things that aren't everywhere in every mall. Yo Yo kiosk with talented sales people ... lego shop ... good boutiques. Great baked goods. Marshmallows dipped in carmel then dark chocolate!!! Lots of restaurants.

Visited April 2014
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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2014

Liked the variety of shops and the buzz. Also looked great and the kids liked it.

Disliked the prices

Visited April 2014
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Modesto, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2014

There's lots of shops and restaurants...I came here the day before going to Disney park to check out the area,it was fun and there was a band playing music in front of the theater you can hear it through out the whole downtown district.

Visited April 2014
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Buzzing, Busy, Lively Place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2014

Great dining options (Catal, Ralph Brennan's) and some unique stores I haven't seen anywhere else (Lego store, Build-A-Bear Workshop), Downtown Disney is a good destination if you want to go out of the parks for dinner or escape the larger crowds. There are some bad restaurants (Naples - never eat there), but overall Downtown Disney has lots of shopping and dining options worth checking out. The huge World of Disney store is also packed with just about every Disney souvenir you could think of. Also, you walk through Downtown Disney from both the Disneyland Hotel and Grand Californian Hotel to the parks, since they're situated right in the midst of it.

Visited April 2014
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