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Dining on the Disney Dream Cruise Ship: Rotational Dining, Quick Service, Lounges, and more!


When it comes to dining, Disney Cruise Line offers a remarkable culinary experience that caters to diverse tastes and preferences, and dining on the Disney Dream is no exception. The ship boasts three main dining rooms, each with its unique theme and ambiance. Guests enjoy rotational dining, where they rotate through these venues, accompanied by their dining servers, throughout their cruise. Additionally, there are a variety of casual dining options including buffet-style restaurants, quick-service counters, and specialty eateries. The Disney Dream also offers an adult-exclusive fine-dining venue as well as casual lounges.


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Quick Look

  • Quick-Service Options: Cabanas, Eye Scream Treats, Flo’s Cafe, Frozone Treats, Preludes, Room Service, Vanellope’s Sweets & Treats
  • Rotational Dining: Animator’s Palate, Enchanted Garden, Royal Palace
  • Fine/Adult Dining: Palo, Remy, Senses Juice Bar
  • Character Meals/Unique Dining: Royal Court Royal Tea
  • Nightclubs/Lounges: Beverage Tastings, Bon Voyage, Cove Café, Currents, D Lounge, District Lounge, Evolution, Meridian, Pink: Wine and Champagne Bar, Pub 687, Skyline, Vista Café


Quick Service Options

Deck on the Disney Dream | Magic in the PlanningQuick-service dining on Disney Cruise Line offers guests the convenience of fast, delicious meals and snacks throughout the day. With a variety of locations serving everything from burgers and pizza to sandwiches and salads, there is something for everyone.

Cabanas – Designed to look and feel like a boardwalk, this restaurant serves as the main buffet dining on four of the Disney ships. With an eclectic variety of food choices, there really is something for everyone. Even picky little ones will have plenty of options for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Eye Scream Treats – This is the place to get unlimited soft-serve ice cream board!

Flo’s Cafe – Here you will find Luigi’s Pizza, Tow Mater’s Grill, and Fillmore’s Favorites serving a wide selection of burgers, chicken, pizza, salads, and sandwiches.

Frozone Treats – Located poolside, here you will find frozen fruit smoothies (offered at an additional fee.)

Preludes – Most of the snacks here are available for an additional fee. It’s a great place to grab popcorn, beverages, and other miscellaneous snacks to enjoy during the amazing shows onboard. (You’ll also find wait staff inside the theater offering snacks to purchase just before showtime.)

Room Service – Room service onboard all five Disney ships is available 24 hours a day and offers a wide range of choices. (Some of the choices are an additional fee, but much of the menu is included in the price of your cruise.)

Vanellope’s Sweets & Treats – Similar to the sweets shop on the Disney Fantasy, this place is inspired by Princess Vanellope’s love of all things candy! (Treats are available for an additional cost.)


Rotational Dining

Animator's Palate on the Disney Dream | Magic in the PlanningOne of the most unique dining aspects of a Disney Cruise is its rotational dining. Each night, your party rotates between three main restaurants on board, and your wait staff rotates with you. This allows you to try all that Disney has to offer while at the same time giving your waiters the opportunity to serve you better as they get to know you!

Animator’s Palate – This is definitely one of the most unique dining experiences onboard, and you can find it on four Disney cruise ships. Offering Pacific Island foods, Asian cooking, and fresh California fare, Disney animation comes to life throughout your meal.

Enchanted Garden – Inspired by the gardens of Versailles, this restaurant is truly breathtaking. It serves a market-style menu and is one of the main dining restaurants onboard that also serves breakfast and lunch.

Royal Court – This restaurant, serving French-inspired, continental fare, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner on board the Disney Fantasy, and its decor is inspired by several different Disney fairy tales.


Adults Only

Most of these options require an extra fee, but they offer some of the finest dining on board any cruise line. Be sure to make your reservations early!

Palo – This adults-only restaurant serves classic Northern Italian cooking, and reservations are required. They also serve a spectacular brunch, which is quite popular.

Remy – This adult-only restaurant serves fine French fare and is considered one of the finest dining experiences onboard all of Disney Cruise Line. Reservations are required. In addition to dinner, this restaurant also features the following on cruises of 4 nights or longer: Remy Champagne Brunch, Remy Dessert Experience, and Petites Assiettes de Remy

Senses Juice Bar – After your workout or massage, enjoy a healthy beverage to restore and replenish your body (available for an additional fee).


Character Meals & Unique Dining Experiences

While some of these dining experiences require an additional fee, be sure to check your specific cruise information for more Disney character meals! On our last cruise, we were able to reserve our spot at the Disney Junior character breakfast at no additional charge. We simply needed a reservation!

Royal Court Royal Tea – Children ages 3-12 can participate in this uniquely royal experience. Herbal tea and two courses are provided, and several Disney princesses make an appearance! Children also receive a selection of special gifts. Like Olaf’s Royal Picnic, this experience is available for an additional fee.


Nightclubs & Lounges

Cove Cafe on the Disney Dream | Magic in the PlanningDisney Cruise Line offers a variety of venues that cater to different preferences. Whether you’re looking for a lively atmosphere or a peaceful place to relax, there are options for you. Certain venues are family-friendly during the day and transition into adults-only spaces in the evening. This allows guests to enjoy the best of both worlds, ensuring a memorable and tailored experience for everyone on board.

Beverage Tastings – Discover and indulge in a wide range of adult beverages at engaging seminars that offer valuable insights into the realms of wine, beer, spirits, and beyond. Savor the opportunity to sample and learn from experts, as you delve into the fascinating world of libations and their diverse flavors. Seminars will vary based on itinerary, and additional fees apply. Reservations can be made when you complete your online check-in, and spots fill quickly.

Bon Voyage – Celebrate the start of your journey with a delicious drink in a stunning Art Deco setting, right in the impressive Atrium of this elegant retreat. This full-service bar offers a wide selection of cocktails, coffees, juices, and sodas.

Cove Café – This serene adults-only lounge offers specialty drinks, coffee beverages, and tea all day long. In the evening, adults can unwind and socialize while sipping on refreshing cocktails and exquisite wines, or enjoy a delightful light snack.

Currents – Enjoy a serene and laid-back atmosphere at this rooftop bar located on Deck 13. With its open-air design, you’ll have uninterrupted panoramic views of the ocean, coastline, and stunning sunsets.

D Lounge – Enjoy a variety of refreshing beverages such as cocktails, smoothies, and sodas, while you dance the night away! At dusk, D Lounge undergoes a thrilling transformation into a vibrant, family-friendly nightclub. Join in lively dance parties and participate in exciting contests for endless entertainment.

District Lounge – This is a cool spot where adults can chill and have a good time. The vibe is cozy and upscale, with a modern design that feels futuristic. It’s no wonder it’s the go-to place in the adults-only entertainment district.

Evolution – This nighttime venue is exclusively for adults, providing a range of entertainment options such as dancing, games, karaoke, comedy, and cabaret. The club takes inspiration from butterflies, showcasing a dynamic atmosphere that symbolizes their beautiful transformation.

Meridian – Located at the back of the ship, Meridian offers extraordinary seating with breathtaking ocean views. Whether you’re planning to dine at Palo or Remy, or simply want to savor a refreshing cocktail in the evening, make sure to visit for a pre- or post-dinner drink on either the indoor or outdoor deck. Additionally, don’t miss the opportunity to explore the diverse range of cigars available at the smoke bar.

Pink: Wine and Champagne Bar – This bar is for adults only and is designed to look like the inside of a Champagne bottle. There are even light fixtures that look like Champagne flutes and glowing glass bubbles.

Pub 687 – During the day, this lounge has lots of fun stuff going on like movies, music, and sports trivia contests that everyone in the family can join. After 9:00 PM, it becomes a chill place for adults to relax and watch sports games, play trivia, and have a delicious drink like beer, wine, or a cocktail.

Skyline – Kick back and enjoy a drink while taking a virtual tour of awesome cities across the world. This super cool technology by Disney Imagineering, called “windows to the world,” lets you see aerial views of different cities every 15 minutes. Imagine checking out London, Barcelona, Hong Kong, and New York, all from the comfort of your seat!

Vista Café – Discover this café with an Art-Deco vibe, perfect for indulging in coffee and pastries in the mornings or sipping on a refreshing cocktail before or after dinner.


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