Dining at Walt Disney World can be a vacation experience itself. But oftentimes finding the best tasting Disney meals at a lower price can be hit or miss. Most counter service meal options cost around $15 per person regardless of the quality of the food.
Usually, spending just a few dollars more makes the difference between a great entree and average park fare. If you are on the hunt for higher quality meals for a great price, then try out some of these best Disney World Resort meals under $20.
Kona Cafe, Polynesian Village
The Kona Cafe is widely regarded by insiders as one of the best values at Walt Disney World. This relatively unknown table service restaurant is located at the Polynesian Disney Resort Hotel. This gem rarely has a wait and offers low prices without skimping on quality.
One of the most popular signature dishes here is the Tonga Toast. However, don’t hesitate to stop by for an inexpensive lunch entree. The Hawaiian Style Reuben is just $18. It’s one of the most flavorful Disney World meals under $20.
Deluxe Burger, Disney Springs
If you’re looking for a great burger, Deluxe Burger is a great choice. It’s the only place where you can get a burger and a shake for just $19.99. Their signature blend patties are just the start of the amazing flavor choices at this burger joint.
While all of their burgers are around $12-13, the Barbecue Burger has the broadest appeal. Wash it down with one of their signature gelato milkshakes or floats. That sounds like a tasty value!
ABC Commissary, Disney’s Hollywood Studio
This quick service restaurant a bit of a hidden gem. This is the place to go if you are looking for a middle ground between a pricey table service restaurant and a mediocre fast-food stand.
The ABC Commissary menu is fresh and unique with good variety down to the kid’s menu. The house-made dry-rubbed pork ribs in sweet BBQ sauce served with french fries and coleslaw is one of the best Disney meals under $20.
The Boathouse, Disney Springs
One of the best known Disney World restaurants is The Boathouse. It’s famous for its steaks, seafood, and the amphicars guests can rent to drive on the water.
The Orecchiette with Pesto Cream pasta dish is superb and comes with sweet corn, tomatoes, zucchini, spinach, and Grana Padano cheese. As one of the pricier dining options at Disney Springs, it’s nice to see one of the best meals under $20 on the menu.
Hollywood Brown Derby, Disney’s Hollywood Studios
While many table service restaurants offer $18 salads, the Brown Derby’s Cobb Salad has notoriety attached to it as. The finely chopped ingredients and infamous dressing is delicious and a light choice on a warm Florida day. You can get this salad as an entree or a starter depending on the portion size you prefer.
Many guests choose to use a Disney dining plan, but there are many ways to save money on Disney meals. With a bit of planning and research, you can find deals at not only quick-service dining spots but table service meals that are reasonably priced as well.
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