Alcohol Getting Added to 4 More Magic Kingdom Restaurants

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Alcohol Getting Added to 4 More Magic Kingdom Restaurants

Sounds like people's fear that Be Our Guest wine and beer would snowball into more Magic Kingdom alcohol offerings was indeed founded. Cinderella's Royal Table, Liberty Tree Tavern, Skipper Canteen, and Tony's Town Square are all getting theme-specific alcoholic beverages starting next week. How is everyone feeling about this?

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Davie I hope/believe that all of us who enjoy an occasional adult beverage are aware of Disney's family environment mickey .

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All I can say is yeah !

I can finally order a glass of red wine at Tony's. awesome

I'm throwing in a dancing banana too cause I'm so happy. banana

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I'm ok with it. It is in the restaurant only so it's not like the roaming drunks at Epcot. (not saying that any of us do that....) I know lots of people are going to be upset but hey, it is what it is I guess,

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Fear? Can't see that this is something anyone needs to fear. These are restaurants, not bars, and they won't serve hard liquor. I suppose it's possible an occasional park guest with a drinking problem might manage to get soused on beer with their burger, but it will take some serious effort to do so. I really can't see that it will be anything more than a rare annoyance. The overwhelming majority of patrons who enjoy beer or wine with their meal will walk out as steadily as they walked in.

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Completely agree with all of the above posts. But yes, for some people it was a fear. People flipped out when wine and beer were added to the menu for Be Our Guest because they felt it went against Walt's vision and feared it would be a slippery slope into adding more options in the Magic Kingdom, which did in fact happen. Does it upset me personally? Not in the slightest. I'm excited to have more options to grab a glass of wine or a cider with dinner. But I know there are many who will be unhappy with the announcement.

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Have you read the reactions on FacebooK?? It's crazy! "people will be drunk and stumbling all over the kids" "MK is for children not drunks" "MK will look like Epcot during Food and Wine" I mean really??? Come on, relax or stay home!!!

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I knew that a lot of people would freak out over this. Personally, I don't care. I know that I have been in the MK and wanted a drink with dinner. The Magic Kingdom isn't just for children and I think that people just need to relax a bit. Plus - I would love to get some rum at Aloha Isle in the future.

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I don't have a problem with more restaurants in Magic Kingdom serving alcohol. It all comes down to personal responsibility and accountability. I do not tolerate alcohol at all but I don't have problem with those in my party choosing to imbibe. Again it is personal responsibility and accountability.

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Kristen K. wrote:
I knew that a lot of people would freak out over this. Personally, I don't care. I know that I have been in the MK and wanted a drink with dinner. The Magic Kingdom isn't just for children and I think that people just need to relax a bit. Plus - I would love to get some rum at Aloha Isle in the future.

This was my first thought, too! More locations for a run some whip only sounds like a good thing to me!

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"people will be drunk and stumbling all over the kids" "MK is for children not drunks" "MK will look like Epcot during Food and Wine"

If anyone is drunk at MK, they had a head start before they got there.

I see no problems with it. I enjoy a glass of wine or a beer with dinner.

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Also, keep in mind that because this booze will be served only in restaurants, you won't see people walking around with it like you would in the other parks. I'm sure Disney will keep an eye on things and will be just as quick to pull the plug if it turns out a bad idea.

And if kids don't like it, well, they're kids so too bad. Hehehe.

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I would love to get a DW with rum in it at the MK but I doubt they will take that step and let it be "out in the open" so to speak. Not that those things are packed with rum... I'm perfectly ok with it being just inside the restaurants. Luckily Skipper's and Tony's are on my "still need to try" list and now I can have an adult bevy when I go!

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Maybe Skipper Canteen will start serving DW w/ rum.... crossfingers crossfingers crossfingers

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Has anyone had the opportunity to try the adult beverage offerings at the four new spots?

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wdwizbest wrote:
Has anyone had the opportunity to try the adult beverage offerings at the four new spots?

I had a glass of wine with dinner at Liberty Tree Tavern in December.

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I'll be trying some out at Skipper Canteen in November! yay

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Wow...I was truly hoping that this wouldn't happen at MK as in my opinion this park is for kids and those of us who are young at heart. When I want to drink I go to Epcot or a resort. I hope the adults will always remember where they are.....

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We've eaten at Skipper Canteen, but it was lunch and I prefer to save my alcohol for the evening. We do have Be Our Guest for dinner in the fall, so maybe then. Depends on what's on the menu; if none of the drinks look as if they'll complement whatever food I order, I won't drink, or at least not there.

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I can see getting a drink at Liberty or Tony's, perhaps Skippers (if I can convince my wife to try it). Of course they add adult beverages NOW when I don't drink that much anymore.

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Well, kids on a sugar high and little parenting can be just as annoying as a drunk adult IMO.

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Well, kids on a sugar high and little parenting can be just as annoying as a drunk adult IMO.

TRUTH!!

I really don't buy into the "Magic Kingdom is for kids" line of thought. The Magic Kingdom is for everyone. Period. The issue is with self control, and responsible behavior, not about what park it is or is not appropriate in. Bad behavior is no more acceptable in Epcot than it is in the Magic Kingdom, and no more acceptable by kids running wild than adults running wild.

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Kristen K. wrote:
KenJ wrote:
Well, kids on a sugar high and little parenting can be just as annoying as a drunk adult IMO.

TRUTH!!

I really don't buy into the "Magic Kingdom is for kids" line of thought. The Magic Kingdom is for everyone. Period. The issue is with self control, and responsible behavior, not about what park it is or is not appropriate in. Bad behavior is no more acceptable in Epcot than it is in the Magic Kingdom, and no more acceptable by kids running wild than adults running wild.

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KenJ wrote:
Well, kids on a sugar high and little parenting can be just as annoying as a drunk adult IMO.

Kristen K. wrote:
I really don't buy into the "Magic Kingdom is for kids" line of thought. The Magic Kingdom is for everyone. Period. The issue is with self control, and responsible behavior, not about what park it is or is not appropriate in.

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I assume none of these places have a bar, just a restaurant. I guess it's possible to overindulge during a meal. It seems unlikely though especially at about $9.00 (or more) a pop. I can think of much better places to go to "drink" other than MK if that was my express purpose. However there is always that one idiot........

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Come to think of it, if I had 2-3 young kids in MK in the middle of the summer I'd probably need a drink (or 2).

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wdwizbest wrote:
I assume none of these places have a bar, just a restaurant. I guess it's possible to overindulge during a meal. It seems unlikely though especially at about $9.00 (or more) a pop. I can think of much better places to go to "drink" other than MK if that was my express purpose. However there is always that one idiot........

Correct, and I believe that the drinks are limited to beer and wine. I know that they are at BOG.

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Kristen K. wrote:
wdwizbest wrote:
I assume none of these places have a bar, just a restaurant. I guess it's possible to overindulge during a meal. It seems unlikely though especially at about $9.00 (or more) a pop. I can think of much better places to go to "drink" other than MK if that was my express purpose. However there is always that one idiot........

Correct, and I believe that the drinks are limited to beer and wine. I know that they are at BOG.

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wdwizbest wrote:
I assume none of these places have a bar, just a restaurant. I guess it's possible to overindulge during a meal. It seems unlikely though especially at about $9.00 (or more) a pop. I can think of much better places to go to "drink" other than MK if that was my express purpose. However there is always that one idiot........

Correct, and I believe that the drinks are limited to beer and wine. I know that they are at BOG.

Yup, they are currently all beer/cider/wine except CRT has champagne.

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I just think it's nice to be able to dine at Tony's and order a glass of red. It just seems the civilized thing to do. Smile

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wdwizbest wrote:
I guess it's possible to overindulge during a meal. It seems unlikely though especially at about $9.00 (or more) a pop. ........

I pretty much said the same thing when they announced beer & wine at Be Our Guest.

If a person does get drunk during dinner at MK, they've more than likely had a head start before they arrived.

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JoAnn C wrote:
wdwizbest wrote:
I guess it's possible to overindulge during a meal. It seems unlikely though especially at about $9.00 (or more) a pop. ........

I pretty much said the same thing when they announced beer & wine at Be Our Guest.

If a person does get drunk during dinner at MK, they've more than likely had a head start before they arrived.

Or they smuggled it in Shock

As in the other locations, any place has the right to refuse service to someone they believe to be intoxicated. They just don't do that as often at Epcot (imo).
Two years ago, I and my friend had a wine and our husbands had beer at BOG and the only thunder and lightning was because we were in the rose room... waiting

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