2020 Dining Discounts for Disney Cast Members

Participating Disney Parks and Resorts Restaurants Dates: October 13, 2019 – October 10, 2020 Remember for an additional discount, bring your Disney Family Holiday Certificates for 50%, 40%, or 30% off!  Time to try the fancy places on property!
Reservations can be made at: www.DisneyWorld.com/Dining 

Participating Disney Parks and Resorts Restaurants Dates: October 13, 2019 – October 10, 2020.

Remember, cast members get 20% off merchandise and 20% of dining most of the year.  

Dining at the Crystal Palace.
Dining at the Crystal Palace  – 20% discount for cast members!

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ALL RESTAURANT LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING RESTAURANT BLOCK-OUT DATES: Nov. 28 – Dec 1, 2019; Dec 20, 2019 – January 4, 2020; Feb. 14, 2020; April 10 – 12, 2020; May 10, 2020; and July 4, 2020.

Here’s our CP tip:  Ask every time!  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.


Disney foods
OK cast members….how many have you tried????


Storybook Dining
April 2019:  Having dinner at Storybook Dining at Artist Point in the Wilderness Lodge. Snow White is one of my favorite Disney princesses! Read our Storybook Dining Restaurant Review.


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Welcome to Disney World!


IMPORTANT:  ALL RESTAURANT LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING RESTAURANT BLOCK-OUT DATES:  Nov. 28 – Dec 1, 2019; Dec 20, 2019 – January 4, 2020; Feb. 14, 2020; April 10 – 12, 2020; May 10, 2020; and July 4, 2020. 


Magic Kingdom Park

  • Casey’s Corner
  • Columbia Harbour House
  • Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café
  • Diamond Horseshoe
  • Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen
  • Liberty Tree Tavern
  • Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café
  • Pinocchio Village Haus
  • Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant
  • Tony’s Town Square Restaurant (Lunch Only)
  • Tortuga Tavern


  • Biergarten Restaurant
  • Chefs de France (lunch only)
  • Coral Reef Restaurant (lunch only)
  • Electric Umbrella
  • Kringla Bakeri og Kafé
  • La Cantina de San Angel (lunch only)
  • Liberty Inn
  • Lotus Blossom Café
  • Nine Dragons Restaurant (lunch only)
  • Restaurant Marrakesh
  • Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room (lunch only)
  • San Angel Inn Restaurante (lunch only)
  • Sommerfest
  • Sunshine Seasons
  • Teppan Edo (lunch only) – Discount does not apply to add on menu items category
  • The Garden Grill
  • Tokyo Dining (lunch only) – Discount does not apply to add on menu items category
  • Tutto Italia Ristorante (lunch only)
  • Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria (lunch only)
  • Yorkshire County Fish Shop

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

  • 50’s Prime Time Café (lunch only)
  • ABC Commissary
  • Backlot Express
  • Catalina Eddie’s
  • Fairfax Fare
  • Hollywood & Vine (lunch and dinner only)
  • Min & Bill’s Dockside Diner
  • PizzeRizzo
  • Rosie’s All-American Café
  • The Hollywood Brown Derby

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park

  • Flame Tree Barbecue
  • Pizzafari (family-style dining excluded)
  • Restaurantosaurus
  • Satu’li Canteen
  • Tiffins
  • Tusker House Restaurant


Disney’s All-Star Resorts

  • All food courts

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

  • Landscape of Flavors

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

  • Boma – Flavors of Africa
  • Jiko – The Cooking Place
  • Sanaa
  • The Mara

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn

  • ESPN Club (Lunch: Monday-Friday only)
  • Flying Fish Café
  • Trattoria al Forno (dinner only)
  • Boardwalk Bakery

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

  • Sebastian’s Bistro (dinner only)

Disney’s Contemporary Resort

  • Contempo Café
  • The Wave…of American Flavors

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

  • Trail’s End Restaurant

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

  • 1900 Park Fare (Breakfast Only)
  • Cítricos
  • Gasparilla Island Grill
  • Grand Floridian Café

Disney’s Old Key West Resort

  • Good’s Food to Go
  • Olivia’s Café

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

  • Capt. Cook’s
  • Kona Café (dinner seating must occur after 8 p.m.)

Disney’s Pop Century Resort

  • Everything POP Shopping & Dining

Disney’s Port Orleans Resorts

  • Boatwright’s Dining Hall
  • Riverside Mill Food Court
  • Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory

Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

  • The Artist’s Palette
  • The Turf Club Bar and Grill

Disney’s Vero Beach Resort

  • Wind and Waves Grill
  • Wind and Waves Market

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

  • Roaring Fork
  • Whispering Canyon Café

Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts

  • Ale and Compass Restaurant
  • Cape May Café (breakfast only)
  • Yachtsman Steakhouse (dinner seating must occur after 8 p.m.)
  • The Market at Ale and Companss

Disney Springs

  • AristoCrepes
  • B.B. Wolf’s Sausage Co.
  • D-LUXE Burger
  • Disney Operated Food Trucks
  • The Daily Poutine


Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park

  • Avalunch
  • Lottawatta Lodge
  • Warming Hut

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

  • Leaning Palms
  • Typhoon Tilly’s

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

  • ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill


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Welcome to Disneyland!



Disney California Adventure Park

  • Carthay Circle Restaurant (not valid on any Friday, Saturday, Sunday, or dining packages)
  • Smokejumpers Grill
  • Award Weiners
  • Flo’s V-8 Cafe
  • Wine Country Trattoria (not valid on Dining Packages)
  • Cocina Cucamonga
  • Lucky Fortune Cookery
  • Pacific Wharf Cafe
  • Paradidse Garden Grill
  • Corn Dog Castle
  • Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta
  • Lamplight Lounge (not valid on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday)

Disneyland Park

  • Refreshment Corner
  • Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe
  • Plaza Inn (not valid on any dining packages)
  • Red Rose Taverne
  • Clarabelle’s
  • Daisy’s Diner
  • Pluto’s Dog House
  • Rancho Del Zocalo
  • Galactic Grill
  • Alien Pizza Planet/Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port
  • Golden Horseshoe
  • Stage Door Cafe
  • River Belle Terrace (not valid on any dining packages)
  • Bengal BBQ
  • French Market
  • Royal Street Veranda
  • Blue Bayou (not valid on any dining packages)
  • Cafe Orleans
  • Hungry Bear (not valid on any dining packages)


Disneyland Hotel

  • Goofy’s Kitchen (not valid on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday)
  • Steakhouse 55 (breakfast and dinner only, not valid on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday)
  • Tangora Terrace

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

  • Storyteller’s Cafe
  • White Water Snacks
  • Napa Rose (not valid on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday)

Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel

  • PCH Grill


Two Girls
Happy Holidays!

We’ve written two books about our time working – and playing – as Disney Cast Members at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Both are available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom
book Two Girls
Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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Have a magical day!


Two Disney Sisters


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Having a fun day at Epcot! Off to have some lunch!
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Once upon a time…
Two Disney Sisters
Yes, we did!!! 🙂 #TwoDisneyPrincesses


10 replies to “2020 Dining Discounts for Disney Cast Members

    1. No, I don’t think so.

      You know their computer system isn’t like Targets.
      Very old and slow, I doubt they could do an adjustment for you.
      BUT, you can always try!
      Maybe they can comp you something.
      Good luck!


  1. Hi! Great info, thank you 🙂
    Quick Q – my partner is a new CM and I’ve been looking through the info on the hub – the red and orange pdf (like in your images above) says its until March, do you know if will there be a new one uploaded for April and beyond with similar content? We are visiting WDW in May.

    Also just to clarify, it’s definitely not just TS restaurants, a lot of QS places have discount too? I’ve had the idea of using a dining plan in my head for years so I want to make sure we’ll still be getting a good deal without one! 🙂

    Thanks in advance!


    1. Yes, and new one will be loaded for 2020 very similar to the one in the blog.
      The discounts don’t change much year-to-year.

      If you are huge eaters and are planning your visit around meals, which a
      surprising number of guests do…that’s why reservations book up 180 days out at Midnight –
      then get a meal plan. Note that there is no CM discount for the dining plans.

      However, if you plan on QS for 2 meals a days and 1 TS for 1 meal, then use the 20% CM discount!
      And ask everywhere, every time!!!
      Consistently, we recommend the Breakfast TS over Dinner TS everywhere. We never do dinner TS anywhere anymore.
      Lunch falls in between. We have never, ever had a bad breakfast on property, something that can’t be said of the dinner service.
      Dinner is always over priced, too heavy, service too slow, food unappealing.
      Now, breakfast is the complete opposite. Fabulous, especially at Trails End.

      So, if you are light to normal eaters and are going to the parks to go on as many rides as possible, use the CM discount.

      If you are going to Disney to try as many foods/dining experiences as possible, get the Dining Plan.

      Have a magical day!


  2. Thanks so much! This is really helpful to know ☺️. It’s hard to believe there is so much discount so I wanted to double check!
    We are just looking to have a few special meals and the rest of the time probably just go for QS.
    Booked our hotel yesterday and was looking at Ohana dinner – can see how quickly those reservations have gone! Will definitely look at breakfasts on property too though (when we’re not trying to rope drop!), thank you for the tip 🙂.


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