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Tony's Town Square Restaurant

So, I was looking at the map of Magic Kingdom on Disney's website, when I saw something that I'd never seen before. There was a "fork and knife" food symbol right at the front of the park. I clicked on it and saw "Tony's Town Square Restaurant"?? This blew my mind! I couldn't believe that there was a table-service restaurant hidden in the magic kingdom! After following Disney Food Blog for almost a year, I thought that I knew all there was to know. I guess you learn something new everyday! We really need to slow down and pay more attention at WDW.

So, has anyone ever eaten here? Is it good? Also, what's the themeing like?

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Ponkool4 wrote:
So, I was looking at the map of Magic Kingdom on Disney's website, when I saw something that I'd never seen before. There was a "fork and knife" food symbol right at the front of the park. I clicked on it and saw "Tony's Town Square Restaurant"?? This blew my mind! I couldn't believe that there was a table-service restaurant hidden in the magic kingdom! After following Disney Food Blog for almost a year, I thought that I knew all there was to know. I guess you learn something new everyday! We really need to slow down and pay more attention at WDW.

So, has anyone ever eaten here? Is it good? Also, what's the themeing like?

LoL... yep there's been a restaurant there as long as I can remember. It's Lady and the Tramp themed. The atmosphere and service is fantastic, plus if you're lucky you can get a great view of the parade. I'm not a big fan of the food though so we don't eat there. Last time I was there was in Oct 2010.

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We have eaten there once, and we liked it. It is not one of our "must hits" but we will eat there again at some point.

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We have eaten there many times and never had a bad meal. As Kristen said , a restaurant has been there as long as I can remember. We just ate there in January and had some great chicken parmigiana. I'll put some pics on when I get on my computer.

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I've got an ADR for them on the 12th May - seems really handy for popping out after to see Wishes Smile

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Thanks, everyone! That caprese salad looks fantastic, mrhub! We'll definitely consider eating here in the future. I love the Lady and the Tramp theme!

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Ponkool4 wrote:
That caprese salad looks fantastic

I was thinking the exact same thing!

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We liked it. Not exactly amazing food, but pretty decent.

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Ponkool4 wrote:
We really need to slow down and pay more attention at WDW.

Great advice for everyone. You just might see some of that 'magic' people are always talking about.

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Cinema Too wrote:
Ponkool4 wrote:
We really need to slow down and pay more attention at WDW.

Great advice for everyone. You just might see some of that 'magic' people are always talking about.

How true Cinema Too, people are always insuh a rush to get everywhere, they miss the magic sometimes. That's why we say " take it slow and don't over plan" .

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Oooh that's where my friend works now, we left grand Floridian cafe for Tony's. ask for James as your server if you go Smile I've not eaten in there and I have to be honest and say I don't fancy the menu so we probably never will.

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Restaurants in Edinburgh are amongst the finest in the UK. I guess there are two aspects which really sets the Edinburgh restaurant scene apart from the competition......the intense variety of international cuisine and the selection of restaurants specialising in Scottish cuisine.

Well apart from Glasgow..LOL.. rolling Tonys was always a Meh restaurant, as far as reviews went in general,but recently it has stepped up a gear, and reviews have been much better..The thing is here that there's not a huge challenge for good table service restaurants in MK..Unlike Epcot...You can dine Japanese, Mexican, Italian,Moroccan,etc...In fact the only country I would love to see open a table service restaurant in Epcot is The American Pavilion...A steak house preferably...Only my opinion. yay

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We don't do a ton of table service, but we have eaten at Tony's once and we loved it! I'm a spaghetti and meatballs girl and it was so delicious I wanted to order a second plate. I also particularly enjoyed the pistachio creme brulee. We'll be dining here again on our May trip when we take my husband's aunt to WDW. She is a huge Lady & the Tramp fan and she loves pasta, so we're really excited to take her there!

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I had lunch here yesterday. I had the chicken parm which I thought was really good. I had to ask for more sauce which was brought to me very quickly. I wasn't crazy about the sauce. I'm not a fan of "chunky" sauce so it had nothing to do with the taste of the sauce.

I loved the theming of the restaurant and had really good service. I would eat here again and try something different.

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An unpopular opinion:

We didn't dislike it wholly, but we didn't love it. It had an air of sauce from a jar. (Stands to reason " Bertolli is/was their sponsor.) and then the intolerant and rude remarks from Bertolli's President this last year made me feel like I was no longer welcome there anyway. So, now we use our ADRs at better WDW restaurants anyway. No sweat I suppose, just a choice.

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PhillNYC wrote:
An unpopular opinion:

We didn't dislike it wholly, but we didn't love it. It had an air of sauce from a jar. (Stands to reason " Bertolli is/was their sponsor.) and then the intolerant and rude remarks from Bertolli's President this last year made me feel like I was no longer welcome there anyway. So, now we use our ADRs at better WDW restaurants anyway. No sweat I suppose, just a choice.

Phill if you want a "real" Italian meal I'd suggest going to Epcot and eating at either Via Napoli, Tutto Gusto or Tutto Italia. Perfection!

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PhillNYC wrote:
An unpopular opinion:

We didn't dislike it wholly, but we didn't love it. It had an air of sauce from a jar. (Stands to reason " Bertolli is/was their sponsor.) and then the intolerant and rude remarks from Bertolli's President this last year made me feel like I was no longer welcome there anyway. So, now we use our ADRs at better WDW restaurants anyway. No sweat I suppose, just a choice.

Phill if you want a "real" Italian meal I'd suggest going to Epcot and eating at either Via Napoli, Tutto Gusto or Tutto Italia. Perfection!

I'm looking forward to Via Napoli this next visit!!!

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PhillNYC wrote:
An unpopular opinion:

We didn't dislike it wholly, but we didn't love it. It had an air of sauce from a jar. (Stands to reason " Bertolli is/was their sponsor.) and then the intolerant and rude remarks from Bertolli's President this last year made me feel like I was no longer welcome there anyway. So, now we use our ADRs at better WDW restaurants anyway. No sweat I suppose, just a choice.

Thanks for the heads up! 1) My dad was born in Italy, so I don't stand for sauce from a jar-type restaurants and 2) I am wholeheartedly against Bertolli's stance on "family" yuck Too bad too, since Lady and the Tramp is one of my favorite Disney movies, but I'll have to miss out on this one. I'll definitely check out some of the other Italian places though.

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Amanda if your father is from Italy then you must head to Epcot. In the Italy section there are 3 great restaurants - Via Napoli, Tutto Gusto and Tutto Italia. When I was there last October I had dinner at Tutto Italia. The meal was great. I will definitely eat there again and I want to try Via Napoli also. To view reviews on these go to the Disney Food Blog.

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PirateGirl wrote:
Amanda if your father is from Italy then you must head to Epcot. In the Italy section there are 3 great restaurants - Via Napoli, Tutto Gusto and Tutto Italia. When I was there last October I had dinner at Tutto Italia. The meal was great. I will definitely eat there again and I want to try Via Napoli also. To view reviews on these go to the Disney Food Blog.

And the bonus is that you can have a nice glass of wine at Epcot but nothing alcoholic at MK..... sad

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nhshorty wrote:
PirateGirl wrote:
Amanda if your father is from Italy then you must head to Epcot. In the Italy section there are 3 great restaurants - Via Napoli, Tutto Gusto and Tutto Italia. When I was there last October I had dinner at Tutto Italia. The meal was great. I will definitely eat there again and I want to try Via Napoli also. To view reviews on these go to the Disney Food Blog.

And the bonus is that you can have a nice glass of wine at Epcot but nothing alcoholic at MK..... sad

True!