20-40% Dining Discount For Disney Cast Members

Dining at the Crystal Palace.
Dining at the Crystal Palace this summer (with a 20% CM discount!)

UPDATED FOR 2017!  https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/2016/10/10/2016-disney-family-holiday-celebration-info/

Here are the new Disney Dining Discounts for October 19, 2015 – October 16, 2016:

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40% Dining discount with no block-out days at these restaurants.
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20% Dining discount with restrictions, only available for certain meals or at certain times of the day, i.e., after 8pm.

Note that most WDW dining is blocked out for the 20% cast member dining discount on these upcoming dates:

Some upcoming blockout dining dates.


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Remember, there are black out dates!:(

The complete list of all the parks and resorts dining places that give CMs a discount.

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The complete restaurant list

Here’s our CP Dining tip:  Ask every time about getting a discount!  There are too many restaurants and blackout dates and restrictions to keep track of!  We always ask (nicely of course!) at every place we eat at, including the QSFB ones!  You just never know!

Dining reservations can be booked directly online at: www.disneyworld.com/dining or by calling 407-WDW-CAST.

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The fine print.

Dining Recommendation:  Our very favorite restaurant at WDW is Trail’s End at Fort Wilderness.  It serves the best breakfast ever! Using your CM dining discount, the breakfast buffet with tax and gratuity is under $15!!!

Trail’s End Restaurant Review


working together at DAK
Working together at DAK.

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2 replies to “20-40% Dining Discount For Disney Cast Members

  1. Hey, Love your site! I was wondering what the deal with the dining plan is right now for cast members? If you book a discounted resort stay, is adding the dining plan an option? I’m specifically looking for 2/14-19/16.


    1. I’m thinking yes.

      Discounts for Disney Dining Plan are released throughout the year. You can access the HUB and see if there are any discounts available. (For CPs: The Weekly DCP Newsletter will notify you via email when the discount is available.)

      Also, try calling the reps on Disney Reservation Hotline and they will help in finding out if the discount is currently available. 407-WDW-CAST

      It’s usually 15% off the price, but can be higher . . . possibly up to 50% off (total savings, usually $28.00-$31.00) after the discount is applied to your plan.

      You can also try the discount code: FJQ.

      Good luck!!


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