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    • gullgeorge

      Registered: January 2006
      Location: Jacksonville, FL
      Posts: 12
      Review Date: Sun December 10, 2017 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 7 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros): Location

      We had not ate here for a number of years and the last experience was excellent. Did find out that they only take reservations for a few hours a day and the rest of the day is walk-up only. We had the cheese steak and was very disappointed. If was very dry, you had to hunt for the onions, peppers and cheese, but there was lot of meat.
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      Registered: August 2007
      Location: Oswego, Il
      Posts: 188
      Review Date: Sun July 16, 2017 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 10 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros): Food and Location
      Cons: None

      Our party of 8 had lunch here on July 5th. We were seated on time, at 11:15. The food and service was awesome, and the price even better. This restaurant is truly under priced for a Disney table service.
      The fried green tomato sandwich was divine, as were the loaded fries. The other members of my family enjoyed the mac and cheese, burgers, chicken sandwich and wedge salad. The ice cream was delicious too. A few of us took our shakes to go...
      I've dined here twice now, and will be returning in the future...
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      Registered: September 2011
      Location: Oklahoma City
      Posts: 52
      Review Date: Wed April 12, 2017 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 9 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros): Good food great prices
      Cons: None

      Our party of 3 ate here for lunch on 3/30. It was a very busy day at MK and our breakfast didn't last as long as I thought. My kids were hungry by noon and we happened to be right by the Plaza. I have long wanted to try this place and remembered that you didn't need ressies. So I walked up to the check in and she said we'd be seated in about 20 minutes. Soon after we arrived though they stopped taking walk ups.
      My DD (12) & I each ordered the Fried Green Tomato sandwich with cheddar (instead of pepper jack). My DS 14 opted for the cheese fries "hold all the vegetables"! The sandwiches were delicious! My DD ate every bite! I had my sandwich with the potato chips which were fresh and crispy. The Cheese fries had plastic cheese which is wonderful! My kids are crazy and didn't want anymore ice cream? So I can't speak to the shakes but they looked great. I would highly recommend this restaurant for lunch. It's a great break from the park with good food. It is a much smaller place than I expected, so it may get full on a busy day
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      Registered: March 2017
      Posts: 17
      Review Date: Sat March 18, 2017 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 9 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros): Food, Dessert, Service

      Our favorite place to eat at MK. After being overfed with meat/potatoes at most Disney locations, the Plaza offers 'normal' lunchtime fare of sandwiches and salads. I recommend going mid-day and having a meal and dessert and then all you'll need later is a lite snack for dinner. All of our meal choices were enjoyed from sandwiches to burgers. The brisket burger is huge with a bunch of brisket piled on top of a burger. My daughter LOVED it. The ice cream and milkshakes are really YUMMY. I like that the place is small and intimate. Also, right on Main Street and if you are there at parade time, you can see some of the floats going by.
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      Registered: August 2007
      Posts: 9
      Review Date: Mon March 13, 2017 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 10 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros): Excellent food and great service
      Cons: Wish dining area was bigger

      We ate here in February 2017. First time at the Plaza. There was three of us in our group, we all ordered the Cheese Steak Sandwich. We all loved it! A big portion, flavor was wonderful, break was very good and felt homemade. We will definitely go here on our next visit! All had a great server! A table next to us ordered milkshakes, they looked wonderful.
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      Registered: July 2016
      Posts: 1
      Review Date: Wed July 20, 2016 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 9 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros): Banana split!
      Cons: No more dinner reservations

      I just learned today that the Plaza Restaurant will no longer be taking reservations for dinner (lunch reservations still available). 100% walk up and wait.
      The Plaza has become my favorite MK dining spot, so I will definitely be waiting next time!
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      Registered: March 2009
      Location: Myrtle Beach SC
      Posts: 28
      Review Date: Fri June 24, 2016 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 8 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros): always able to get a reservation, good food
      Cons: not very Disney themed

      I was pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. I had been hesitant to try it because of the lack of Disney theme and there are so many other places to try. This trip we were trying to save a little money so checking out the menu and the fact that I don't care for counter service, this seemed like a good spot. I had the meatloaf and my Dad got the reuben. The portions were perfect and the cost was a nice change from the ridiculous prices at other restaurants. We had actually cancelled our ADR's at Crystal Palace due to the price and booked The Plaza instead and we were not disappointed. I will definitely be eating here again.
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      Registered: June 2016
      Posts: 3
      Review Date: Mon June 20, 2016 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 0 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros): Always Consistent
      Cons: No ADRs accepted

      This has been the only consistent restaurant in Disney for the past 40 years. Recommend the Reuben or the chicken and strawberry salad. Nice break from the hustle and bustle of the park and not as Disneyfied as some of the other restaurants. Unfortunately their potato salad has been taken off the menu but I do like their homemade potato chips.
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      Registered: March 2013
      Location: Pennsylvania
      Posts: 71
      Review Date: Sat June 18, 2016 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 5 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros): location and price
      Cons: small inside for large groups

      First time eating her 5/26 our last day of trip and although on dp we were out of credits so wanted somewhere inexpensive. Party of 6 and was crammed into a small table that didn't fit us. The couple next to us wasn't able to get out of their seats because of us. Our waitress seemed overwhelmed and it took forever to get drinks and orders. She scanned our bands first which it seemed all restaurants did. We were on dp but was out of credits. Waitress said no that we did have 1 meal left and scanned our bands twice to make sure so we used them. I had reuban which was average but good. others had chicken sandwiches and hamburgers and again average. I probably will not eat here again just average. Just a note that I ended up getting billed for this meal and I didn't have any credits left. I didn't find this out until I checked my bank account several days later and seen it posted to my account even though I asked at checkout if I had anything pending.
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      Registered: August 2010
      Posts: 57
      Review Date: Sat May 14, 2016 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 9 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros):

      We dined here on April 17, 2016 around 1pm. I can't remember what time we checked in but I do remember we only waited about 5 minutes for our table. There were just two of us, adults. Our table was right by the door to the kitchen. Some might find this annoying but it didn't make much difference to us. Our waiter was very nice. I really need to write their names down. I always say I'll remember but I never do. Anyhow, both hubby and I ordered the meatloaf. It came with corn and mashed potatoes. It was delicious. Portions perfect. Would definitely eat here again.
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      Registered: November 2010
      Posts: 198
      Review Date: Tue April 12, 2016 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 10 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros):

      Great service and excellent food. I think this is kind of an unhidden gem. The prices are reasonable when compared to other sit down restaurants. Loved it!
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      Registered: December 2010
      Location: Louisiana
      Posts: 93
      Review Date: Sat December 5, 2015 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 10 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros): Great food and quality service
      Cons: none

      My wife and I ate at the Plaza, for the first time, during our recent visit and found it to be great. We both had the Reuben Sandwich and it was excellent. I would much rather eat here then at Pecos Bill's and it was much cheaper in price.
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      Registered: January 2013
      Location: Massachusetts
      Posts: 5
      Review Date: Fri October 23, 2015 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 10 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros): Wonderful food!
      Cons: small

      We decided at the last minute to visit MK on a Saturday because there was no Halloween party that nigh. It took a while, but I finally got an ADR for dinner on Saturday On Oct.3rd at the Plaza Restaurant. I had heard mixed reviews about how it was a "sandwich shop". We were pleasantly surprised with the Meatloaf plate. It was delicious! The desert was so fantastic, I wish we could have carried it back to our hotel. Our waitress, Lisa was very attentive, informative and helpful. I plan to make it a regular on any future trips!
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      Registered: January 2008
      Location: Refton PA
      Posts: 55
      Review Date: Sun October 11, 2015 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 9 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros): food, price

      was the first one to check in for lunch. there was 11 in our party. we were seated 20 minutes after checking in.

      our waiter was great. the food was good and received the food in a timely manner. 8 of us ordered the milk shakes. simply - they are sooooo good. we were seated by the kitchen door so there was alot of action going on. would prefer not to be seated there next time.

      this is a must for us each time we visit Disney, just love this restaurant.
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      Registered: August 2012
      Location: United States
      Posts: 5
      Review Date: Mon September 14, 2015 Would you recommend the product? Yes | | Rating: 10 

      Positive aspects of the product (pros): Food, Ambiance, Able to get Walk-Up Seating
      Cons: None

      On my last day at WDW, 08-26-15, and running out of my Bay Lake Tower villa with no breakfast to meet former AllEars Blogger Jack Spence, I found myself very, very hungry in the Magic Kingdom. I knew I'd never make it back to the Contempo Cafe for breakfast, so where was I going to have "Lunch for Breakfast?" Casey's Corner or The Plaza. Having a "Tables In Wonderland" card, it was a toss up. I walked over to The Plaza right after it opened at 11 AM and asked how long it would take to get a table for myself. 15-20 minutes was the CM's reply. Too long I thought. After some hemming and hawing and a cold, sugary soda to restore brain function I returned to The Plaza and told the CM I accepted her previous offer. No more than five (5) minutes went by before the restaurant pager came to life. I was seated in the round, glass walled Conservatory room for the first time ever. What a wonderful place to sit! It was cozy and airy at the same time while being aea. The Plaza even had a little bit of entertainment! The "Mayor of Main Street U.S.A." and his buddies were there to entertain us for a few minutes. They gave out Mickey Stickers to the kids when they were done.

      Once seated, being a Reuben Maven, I ordered the Grilled Reuben with Broccoli Slaw and Unsweetened Iced Tea for "Lunchfast." My Reuben was wonderful! Absolutely scrumptious! The Corned Beef, and Sauerkraut were spot on, the Marble Rye was grilled to perfection. Disney done good! As it was my last park day, I splurged and had Desert (I rarely, if ever, order or eat desert). I chose the Brownie Sundae. I was not disappointed. The brownies were very rich, the Hot Fudge and Ice Cream were perfect.

      As I waited for my check, a Cast Member carrying an iPad came to my table. She was amazed I finished the sundae by myself! She said she and her 3 grand-kids split the Banana Split which is the same size as the Brownie Sundae and have some left over. And gobbling that sundae up after eating my Grilled Reuben blew her mind! She told me she wished Disney had a "Wall of Fame" in the restaurant for people who do what I did - eat a sandwich with side and a sundae by themselves (which really wasn't a big deal in my opinion). The CM's attention to me was icing on the cake!

      Try The Plaza - I hope you enjoy it! It's a great alternative to Magic Kingdom Counter Service restaurants! For just a little more money, you can eat great food in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Being Table Service means you don't have to balance your meal and beverage while you search for a place to sit as you would with Casey's Corner. You can sit comfortably and have your food and drink brought to you.

      I will definitely return to The Plaza!!
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