Planning a vacation at Disney is made very easy when you have the help of a lovely friend/travel agent (Heather) and also Disney’s super-helpful website! Staying at Walt Disney World a day or two [on previous trips] I hadn’t made reservations for dining before, but knowing we’d be at Disneyland for about a week I wanted to be sure we had a chance to try out restaurants on the property – especially each night for dinner! – and not have to wait when we were HANGRY! So, I made reservations for each evening’s dinner and also for breakfast the mornings after each race – no one wants to be around hubs nor myself when we’re starving! We figured we could wing-it for lunches and other meals during the week as we explored each park (I made sure to pack my favorite Quest bars, almond milk, protein, and nuts to snack on.)
WARNING – this post is FULL of DISNEY NOMS!
Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar– After asking friends where we HAD to go that we hadn’t been to yet, we were told to visit Trader Sam’s over in the Disneyland Hotel area. We stopped here for lunch on our last day and had a blast! The bartenders were a riot and there was even an ‘erupting volcano’ that turned the place upside down. G’s chair started to lower and he freaked out a bit – rum will do that to you. I played along, remembering that we were in an enchanted bar 😉 The bartender handed him a longer straw, telling him he was coming up short lol. This is a fun place to visit for sure!
Other things we noshed on – when in Rome – you HAVE to try some of these fun Disney treats: