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Hi, all. It's my first trip to WDW since 2004 or so, when there was yet no dining plan, so this is all new to me.
As today (5/12) is exactly 180 days prior to my arrival day of 11/8, I went online and made a dinner reservation for that evening at 1900 Park Fare (Cinderella's Happily Ever After Dinner), which is a character dinner buffet.
Everything seemed fine, but then I noticed this odd item in the fine print:
At Family Style or Buffet locations Guest will only receive one meal, this will not be all-you-care-to-eat.
What does this mean? I'm only allowed one trip to the buffet? I don't understand -- I simply assumed that using a table service credit was equivalent to buying the buffet meal, which typically would be all you care to eat. I mean, I don't intend to pig out, but would normally make one trip to the buffet for soups/salads/appetizers, one for main and side dishes, and one for desserts. Is this not permitted if I'm paying with the dining plan?
Thanks in advance and have a Disney Day!
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No worries. You probably overlooked the prior paragraph indicating this refers to special single plate meals such as kosher, halal or those made by a chef for someone with allergies. The kosher or halal meals are prepared in dedicated kitchens to assure no violation of these religious laws and are packaged as a single meal.
I lifted the following from the ADR fine print:
Most Walt Disney World Resort table service restaurants that accept reservations can accommodate Kosher needs if requested at least 1 Day in advance by 407-WDW-DINE. See information sheet for details.
At Family Style or Buffet locations Guest will only receive one meal, this will not be all-you-care-to-eat. Guests will be charged the regular buffet or all-you-care-to-enjoy price.
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