With the exception of Epcot, expect mediocre fast food, bad coffee and cafeteria cuisine at premium prices. Table-service restaurants accept 'priority seating' reservations up to 180 days in advance. Reserve through Disney Dining (407-939-3463), at www.disneyworld.disney.go.com or through the My Disney Experience app. Remember: while restaurants in the theme parks require theme-park admission, resort hotel restaurants do not.

Disney also offers character meals, dinner shows and specialty dining.

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Sip on a glowing Lunar Landing in a mock drive-in theater; dine on wild boar next to the Serengeti; munch on oak-fire skewers of chicken while kids do the limbo and roll coconuts; or simply sit by the water and relax in quiet. Call 407-939-3463 for reservations up to 180 days in advance.

Themed: Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater and 50's Prime Time Café, both at Hollywood Studios, and Be Our Guest, in Magic Kingdom.

Buffet: Boma, at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge.

For families: 'Ohana, at Disney's Polynesian Resort.

View: California Grill, at Disney's Contemporary Resort.

Peace and quiet: Narcoossee's, at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort.

Waterfront: La Hacienda de San Angel, at Epcot.

Romantic special occasion: Victoria & Albert's, at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort.

General: Jiko, at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge.