Full List of Restaurants on 2024 Disney Dining Plans…and What’s Missing

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Walt Disney World has released the complete* list of 219 participating restaurants for the 2024 Disney Dining Plans. This shares all of the counter and table service restaurants confirmed as being eligible on the two tiers of DDPs that’ll be available next year, plus commentary about what’s missing.

Let’s start with the basics, which is that that Disney Dining Plans are available to buy starting May 31, 2023 for Walt Disney World Resort hotel arrivals beginning January 9, 2024. Here are all of the details and changes for the 2024 Disney Dining Plan. This is the paid version of the Disney Dining Plan, not Free Dining. Walt Disney World hasn’t released prices, but we do know that two tiers are returning for 2024.

Specifically, the Quick-Service Disney Dining Plan (QSDDP) and standard or regular Disney Dining Plan (DDP) will be bookable for 2024. However, the Deluxe Disney Dining Plan (DxDDP) and Disney Dining Plan Plus (DDP+) will remain unavailable. (We discuss the potential reasons for not restoring the DxDDP and DDP+ yet here.)

Against that backdrop, Walt Disney World has updated its dining portal to list the 219 restaurants that will participate in the DDP and the 119 restaurants that will be eligible for the QSDDP. (I haven’t counted to confirm those numbers check out.) Unfortunately, Walt Disney World has not organized these lists into categories or any easily-digestible manner, so we’re just going to give you the same info-dump they’ve released.

2024 Disney Dining Plan Eligible Restaurants (All)

4 Rivers Cantina Barbacoa Food Truck
50’s Prime Time Café
ABC Commissary
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
Ale & Compass Lounge
Ale & Compass Restaurant
Amorette’s Patisserie
The Artist’s Palette
B.B. Wolf’s Sausage Co.
Backlot Express
Backstretch Pool Bar
Banana Cabana
Bar Riva
Barcelona Lounge
Be Our Guest Restaurant
Beach Club Marketplace
Beaches & Cream Soda Shop
Beaches Pool Bar & Grill
Biergarten Restaurant
Big River Grille & Brewing Works
Blaze Pizza
BoardWalk Deli
The Boathouse
Boatwright’s Dining Hall
Boma – Flavors of Africa
Cafe Rix
Cape May Cafe
Cape Town Lounge and Wine Bar
Capt. Cook’s
Casey’s Corner
Catalina Eddie’s
Centertown Market
Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’
Chef Mickey’s
Chicken Guy
The Chuck Wagon
Cinderella’s Royal Table
Cítricos Lounge
City Works Eatery & Pour House
Columbia Harbour House
Connections Café & Eatery
Contempo Café
Cookes of Dublin
Cooling Hut
Coral Reef Restaurant
Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café
Courtyard Pool Bar
Cove Bar
Creature Comforts
Crew’s Cup Lounge
Crockett’s Tavern
The Crystal Palace
D-Luxe Burger
Dahlia Lounge
The Daily Poutine
The Diamond Horseshoe
Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo
Dockside Diner
The Drop Off Pool Bar
Earl Of Sandwich
The Edison
El Mercado de Coronado
Enchanted Rose Lounge
End Zone Food Court
Enzo’s Hideaway
Everything POP Shopping & Dining
Fairfax Fare
Fife & Drum Tavern
Flame Tree Barbecue
Flying Fish
The Friar’s Nook
Garden Grill Restaurant
Gasparilla Island Grill
Gaston’s Tavern
Geyser Point Bar & Grill
Golden Oak Outpost
Good’s Food to Go
Grand Floridian Cafe
Grandstand Spirits
Gurgling Suitcase
Harambe Market
Hollywood & Vine
The Hollywood Brown Derby
The Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge
House of Blues Restaurant & Bar
Hurricane Hanna’s Waterside Bar and Grill
Intermission Food Court
Jaleo by José Andrés
Jiko – The Cooking Place
Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar
Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen
Katsura Grill
Kona Cafe
Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe
La Cantina de San Angel
La Hacienda de San Angel
Landscape of Flavors
Le Cellier Steakhouse
Leaning Palms
Leaping Horse Libations
Liberty Square Market
Liberty Tree Tavern
Local Green Orlando Food Truck
Lottawatta Lodge
Lotus Blossom Café
Lowtide Lou’s
The Lunching Pad
Main Street Bakery
Maji Pool Bar
Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano
The Mara
Mardi Grogs
Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante
The Market at Ale & Compass
Marketplace Snacks
Martha’s Vineyard
Maya Grill
Meadow Snack Bar
Morimoto Asia
Morimoto Asia Street Food
Muddy Rivers
Nine Dragons Restaurant
Nomad Lounge
Oasis Bar & Grill
Olivia’s Cafe
The Paddock Grill
Paradiso 37, Taste of the Americas
Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe
Pepe by José Andrés
Petals Pool Bar
Pinocchio Village Haus
Pizza Ponte
Pizza Window
Planet Hollywood
The Plaza Restaurant
The Polite Pig
Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant
Rainforest Cafe at Disney Springs
Rainforest Cafe at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Refreshment Outpost
Refreshment Port
Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Regal Eagle’s Distinctly Patriotic Smokehouse: A Salute to All Foods, But Mostly Barbecued Meats (aka the Muppet Meatery)
River Roost
Riverside Mill Food Court
Rix Sports Bar & Grill
Roaring Fork
Ronto Roasters
Rose & Crown Dining Room
Rosie’s All-American Café
Roundup Rodeo BBQ
San Angel Inn Restaurante
Sanaa Lounge
The Sand Bar
Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory
Satu’li Canteen
Scat Cat’s Club
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant
Sebastian’s Bistro
Siestas Cantina
Silver Screen Spirits Pool Bar
Singing Spirits Pool Bar
Sleepy Hollow
Smokehouse at House of Blues
Snack Shack
Spice Road Table
Splitsville Dining Room
Spyglass Grill
Steakhouse 71
Steakhouse 71 Lounge
Story Book Dining at Artist Point with Snow White
Sunshine Seasons
Surf Doggies
Swirls on the Water
T-REX Cafe
Tambu Lounge
Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina
Teppan Edo
Terralina Crafted Italian
Territory Lounge
Three Bridges Bar and Grill
Tiffins Restaurant
Tokyo Dining
Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood
Tony’s Town Square Restaurant
Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera
Tortuga Tavern
Trail’s End Restaurant
Trattoria al Forno
The Trolley Car Café
The Turf Club Bar & Grill
The Turf Club Lounge
Turtle Shack Poolside Snacks
Tusker House Restaurant
Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar
Tutto Italia Ristorante
Typhoon Tilly’s
Via Napoli Ristorante & Pizzeria
Victoria Falls Lounge
Warming Hut
Whispering Canyon Cafe
Woody’s Lunch Box
World Premiere Food Court
Yachtsman Steakhouse
Yak & Yeti Local Food Cafes
Yak & Yeti Restaurant
YeSake Kiosk
Yorkshire County Fish Shop

Again, that’s the full list (supposedly). Some of these restaurants are table service restaurants, others at counter service restaurants, and a handful are snack spots. Their eligibility falls along those lines.

With that said, we’d caution against putting too much faith in this list. For one thing, there are at least a couple of restaurants that probably won’t even exist in 2024. Two examples of this are Tokyo Dining and Trail’s End Restaurant. These are likely listed because they’re currently still in the Walt Disney World dining portal, even though they are currently closed and will likely reopen as different concepts with different names.

When it comes to currently operational restaurants, this list doesn’t include Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue, which is one of like 5 restaurants that Walt Disney World has already singled out as participating in the 2024 Disney Dining Plan on a different page.

Given that there’s a separate section for it on another page, it’s safe to assume this list is wrong about Hoop-Dee-Doo.

Perhaps the most conspicuous omission of all is California Grill.

Previously a 2-credit Signature Restaurant, there’s no great explanation for why California Grill isn’t on the list. It did switch to a prix fixe menu prior to the 50th Anniversary, but there are other restaurants (like Be Our Guest) that do prix fixe menus and the Disney Dining Plan. It’s possible that California Grill is so popular that Walt Disney World doesn’t think the DDP is needed, but we doubt it. Our guess is that this is a mistake.

Second, it’s likely that this is not yet a comprehensive list of all restaurants that will ultimately participate in the 2024 Disney Dining Plan.

As you may know, many restaurants at Walt Disney World are owned and operated by third parties. (If you didn’t, sorry to burst that bubble.) This isn’t just at Disney Springs, which is home to chains and outposts of renowned celebrity chefs. It’s also true at some resort restaurants, and in both EPCOT and Animal Kingdom. This includes Homecomin’, Maria & Enzo’s, Morimoto Asia, Chefs de France, Via Napoli, Coronado Springs dining, and more.

Walt Disney World negotiates with these third party restaurants about the terms of their participation in the Disney Dining Plan. Actually, “negotiate” might be a strong word; I don’t have insight into the process, but assume it’s more a take it or leave it offer by Walt Disney World with uniform contract terms.

In our Disney Dining Plan Info & Review post, we reverse-engineer a dollar value for each type of DDP credit, with $45 being the amount ascribed to a table service credit. (That number could end up being higher or lower for 2024–we don’t yet have pricing.) Walt Disney World does the same (minus the reverse-engineering part) and sets a reimbursement rate for these third parties.

In other words, if a third-party table restaurant chooses to accepts the Disney Dining Plan, they are paid a rate below the actual value of each DDP credit, with Disney also taking their cut. For example, the third party might be paid $25 by Walt Disney World for each credit that’s redeemed. (This is an example and $25 is not the actual amount restaurants are paid–we don’t know the true amount.)

What we do know is that it’s low enough that third party restaurant operators have to weigh the low reimbursement rate against the ubiquity and guest adoption rate of the Disney Dining Plan. For third party restauranteurs, it’s a lesser of two evils scenario: do these venues accept reduced profits per meal or a reduced fill-rate for tables?

Inevitably, nearly all third party restaurants end up choosing the former. The final participant list for the 2024 Disney Dining Plan will be almost identical to what it was in 2020…plus all of the new restaurants that have opened since then, minus whatever has closed or changed names.

There’s always a chance a restaurant or two will “break ranks” and opt out of the 2024 Disney Dining Plan. If anything, that seems more likely than has happened in the past. Walt Disney World restaurants have gotten used to operating without the DDP in the last few years, and business has been booming during that time. However, I can only think of a few instances of this ‘opt out’ happening over the last decade.

Currently, a few high profile restaurants are not on the above list of participants in the 2024 Disney Dining Plan. Those include the new Space 220 Restaurant and its lounge, plus STK, Chefs de France, and Monsieur Paul. (I guess you could also add Summer House on the Lake and the Cake Bake Shop to that list, but those are likely omitted because they’re still under construction and doesn’t even have an opening date.)

STK is about the most logical restaurant to drop the Disney Dining Plan. It doesn’t cater to the normal DDP crowd–it’s something of an anomaly of Walt Disney World dining, eschewing families for convention guests and locals on date night. (STK not accepting the Disney Dining Plan would probably be best for all involved.)

Chefs de France and Monsieur Paul are almost always last-minute additions. In past years, this list has been released much later, and they haven’t been on it even then. They’re inevitably added at the 11th hour–usually shorter before the year actually starts.

We’d expect the same this year, with even funkier rules for how many credits are required to dine at Monsieur Paul now that it’s even more expensive. It’s possible that Monsieur Paul won’t be included at all–like the comparable Takumi-Tei in the Japan pavilion–but we’re skeptical. Monsieur Paul was not even remotely popular pre-closure, and it’s one location that’s likely to have demand come back to reality with an economic slowdown.

The omission of Space 220 is much more conspicuous. This is owned and operated by Patina Group, which operates many restaurants around Walt Disney World–including Via Napoli in EPCOT.

All of Patina’s other restaurants are on the list above, which means that either Patina has negotiated and reached terms with Walt Disney World on the rest but not Space 220, or the list makes assumptions based on past precedent. Frankly, neither would surprise us. Patina wanting to take a wait and see approach on demand with the still-new Space 220 would certainly make sense.

Ultimately, this exact same scenario with the Disney Dining Plan plays out every single year. Readers usually start asking about exclusions in the fall, with some understandable “freaking out” closer to Christmas. In the past, it hasn’t helped that info on DisneyWorld.com is often inconsistent from page to page.

This is precisely why we’re not putting complete faith in even the list that Walt Disney World just published. It wouldn’t surprise us in the least if that drops from 219 to ~200 as someone within the company realizes they just copied and pasted restaurants from previous years, and there aren’t actually signed contracts yet. (As crazy and improbable as that might sound…it’s happened before.) We’ll keep you posted and update this list accordingly when Walt Disney World adds or removes restaurants from the list of 2024 Disney Dining Plan participants.

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Your Thoughts

Have you had issues with any Walt Disney World restaurants accepting the 2024 Disney Dining Plan? Are you expecting Space 220 Restaurant, Chefs de France, or other restaurants that aren’t currently on the list to accept the DDP in 2024? Do you agree or disagree with our assessment? Any questions we can help you answer? Hearing your feedback–even when you disagree with us–is both interesting to us and helpful to other readers, so please share your thoughts below in the comments!


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