Best Disney World restaurants to share meals (maximize your $$$)

One way to stretch your dining budget or Disney Dining Plan credits is by sharing meals, and the best way to do that is to make sure you're dining at places or ordering entrees that have entrees large enough to share.

Below, check out a list of Disney World restaurants where you can order portions that are big enough that you can split it with somebody else.

Quick Service restaurants

A couple of tips about Quick Service restaurants

  • You can share food at any Quick Service restaurant.
  • If you're on the Disney Dining Plan, the QS credits aren't split between adults and kids. That means kids can order from the adult menu and gives you more food to share.

Best Quick Service restaurants to share portions at Disney World

Magic Kingdom
• Be Our Guest breakfast and lunch
• Pecos Bill's (topping bar helps make food more substantial)
• Casey's Corner meals
• Cosmic Ray's 1/2 rotisserie chicken and chicken nugget meal
• Pinnochio Village Haus pasta and flatbread pizzas
• Columbia Harbour House lobster roll, and chicken & fish meal
• Friar's Nook macaroni and cheese entrees

Epcot
• Tangierine Cafe platters
• Sunshine Seasons

Hollywood Studios
• ABC Commissary Chicken and Ribs Combo Platter
• Catalina Eddie's pizza
• Fairfax Fare loaded baked potato
• Min and Bill's chili cheese dogs

Animal Kingdom
• Yak and Yeti (many items count as snack credits)
• Flame Tree Barbecue combo platters
• Pizzafari
• Restaurantosaurus topping bar helps make portions more substantial
• Harambe Market entrees

Disney Springs
• Wolfgang Puck Express pasta and pizza
• Blaze Pizza
• Earl of Sandwich (get one sandwich with a QS credit and let kids split it?)
• Smokehouse nachos

Resorts
• Any food court offering create-your-own pasta
• Polynesian - Pulled Pork Nachos at Captain Cook's
• Port Orleans French Quarter food court dinners
• Contemporary Resort Contempo Cafe

Table Service restaurants

A note about sharing at Table Service restaurants

  • You can share at any Table Service restaurant as long as it's not a buffet or fixed-price menu.

Best Table Service restaurants to share portions at Disney World

Magic Kingdom
• Tony's Town Square

Epcot
• Via Napoli (if paying out-of-pocket)

Hollywood Studios
• 50s Prime Time Cafe
• Mama Melrose
• Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater

Animal Kingdom
• Yak and Yeti

Disney Springs
• Planet Hollywood
• Chef Art Smith's Homecomin'

Resorts
• Sanaa at Animal Kingdom Lodge

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On the Disney Dining Plan? Be sure to check out how to maximize your Disney Dining Plan credits to make sure you're using them wisely.

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5 Comments on "Best Disney World restaurants to share meals (maximize your $$$)"

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Hi! If you’re eating at BOG for breakfast, and you pre-order…can I order meals for just me and my husband and not my 2 kids, age 2 & 4? So wondering if even though I make a reservation for 4, is it ok to still just order 2 meals? Thanks!!

Since we’re not big meat eaters, anywhere with a toppings bar (Pecos Bill and Cosmic Rays) is usually a good choice for us.

Hi! For the Bon Voyage breakfast at Trattoria al forno, it’s a prix-fixe menu, but not an all-you-can-eat. Do you know if we can share portion? For example, for my family of 4, can we just pay for 3 meals and share the food? At my last trip, I done that at Be our guest: we order 3 meals for breakfast and share it between the 4 of us (and we put the pastry on a ziplock for later on the day). But it’s a QS with no character and Bon voyage is a TS with characters, so I don’t… Read more »

When we were at Trattoria al Forno in February there was a customer in front of me – he didn’t want to pay for one of his kids that wasn’t a hearty eater and would probably not eat at all or just share.
I heard the woman at the front tell him that he was paying for the experience (Characters) and there was a charge for each guest.

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