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  • On Jul 11, 2017
    Marie from MI Asked

    If we have a reservation at a non-buffet, does everyone have to order a meal? We were wondering if the adults could split meals here, in other words, if 2 adults could share one meal and use up 1 dining credit?

    Dear Marie,

    Thank you so much for reaching out to us here at the Disney Parks Moms Panel with your question about planning your use of your Disney Dining Plan

    You are correct, at a restaurant that is not a buffet, character meal, family-style meal, or dinner show, you can use a Table-Service Dining Plan credit for two adults and split a meal. That would mean splitting a beverage, entree, and dessert. At a Quick-Service location, you can also easily split a meal and use one Quick-Service credit. Of course, for restaurants that are two Table-Service credits per person, that would still apply as well. 

    Be sure to ask when you are checking in that day for your meal, as this is subject to change at any time. If it was me, I would also tip the server as if I was ordering two meals, since they will be waiting on you as two people. 

    Hope that helps with your magical planning!

    - Jan K. 



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Meet the Panelist: Jan, New Jersey

Hello there, Mouseketeers! I am a mother of three and live with my beautiful wife in New Jersey! I spent many years as a Registered Nurse in a pediatric intensive care unit, and I am now a professor of Nursing. I volunteer in my community and I enjoy taking my children here, there, and everywhere. I love to help my friends and family plan their Walt Disney World Resort vacations and I'm thrilled to be a Disney Parks Moms Panelist to do just that! Learn More About Jan

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