Disney Dining Review: San Angel Inn Restaurante

Our next stop in our Disney Dining Review series is going to be in the Mexico pavilion in Epcot. Again we will review and score the restaurant on 5 categories. So if you haven’t figured it out yet, we LOVE mexican! Mexican drinks, Mexican food, we love it all. So for Kyle’s birthday in 2013 we chose to have dinner inside the pyramid at San Angel Inn in Mexico!

Atmosphere:

 

Inside the pyramid it's always a night under the stars!

Inside the pyramid it’s always a night under the stars!

San Angel is such a beautiful restaurant on the Disney property! Everywhere in Disney the idea is to truly transport you to that place, and I don’t think anywhere executes this better than the pyramid in Mexico! You can walk in at 5pm when the sun is still bright and shining in the Florida sky, and suddenly you are under the night-sky in a lively Mexican village filled with hanging lanterns, boat rides on the river, and a bustling marketplace in the center of the pyramid. Continue reading

Disney Dining Review: Monsieur Paul

One of the absolute best things about the Disney World Resort is the variety and quality of the restaurants. When it comes to dining in Disney there are quite a few things to take into consideration. Atmosphere (how well themed is the restaurant), Ambiance (location and overall feel), Service, Menu Options, and of course the food. In our Disney Dining Reviews we are going to explain our experience and rate each one of these categories on a scale of 1-10, 10 being the best 1 being the worst. I’m also going to be pretty harsh in my critiquing because Disney has such a high standard, so remember 10/10 is a major wow!

With our first “DDR” we will review Monsieur Paul at Epcot.

Atmosphere

Stair case leading up to Monsieur Paul's dining room

Stair case leading up to Monsieur Paul’s dining room

As soon as you walked in you experienced the best part of the restaurant, the staircase leading to the dining room with pictures of world-renowned Chef Paul Bocuse lining the walls leading up. Continue reading

Disney Attraction Examination: Expedition Everest

During the early days of Animal Kingdom’s existence there was always a feeling that the park

Artist Rendering of Everest while rumors were circulating before the announcement

Artist Rendering of Everest while rumors were circulating before the announcement

needed more thrills. During an event to commemorate the 5 year anniversary of Animal Kingdom the 18th Disney Mountain was announced to add thrill to the young park. The 18th mountain would be Expedition Everest, a journey through the Forbidden Mountain where you encounter the mythical yeti much like the Matterhorn Bobsleds in Disneyland but on a MUCH grander scale. It would take another 3 years to actually build the ride and the 3 years prior to the announcement were spent researching and designing the 4th highest Summit in Florida and the tallest of the Disney Mountains. Continue reading

A Look at the Resorts: Animal Kingdom Lodge

Jambo, next up in our Look at the Resorts series is Animal Kingdom Lodge. Animal Kingdom Lodge is nestled on

How would you like to wake up with this as your view?

How would you like to wake up with this as your view?

the far west side of the property near; you guessed it, Animal Kingdom. It is a Deluxe resort and sports an African theme. It was designed by the same people who designed the Wilderness Lodge and the Grand Californian at the Disneyland Resort and opened on April 16, 2001. The Animal Kingdom Lodge has 1307 rooms and many different options for room type. The resort is famous for breathtaking views of the African Savanna that is literally out your window in the Savanna view rooms. Ever wanted to wake up and look out the window to picture perfect landscape and a Giraffe grazing mere yards away from you? At Animal Kingdom they make your stay an adventure unlike any other. Continue reading

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Set To Open May 28th

The wait for the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is coming to a close. Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs announced during the Commencement Ceremony that the ride would officially open on May 28th to the public. The ride is already available for FastPass+ Reservations on the My Disney Experience app and website. The fanfare for the opening of this ride is booming, when the ride was announced the amount of people trying to reserve their FastPasses for the ride actually made the servers go down on the website and app. Heigh-Ho Heigh-Ho off to the Magic Kingdom we go!

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