Chef Mickey's

Chef Mickey's offers a very popular (so try to make your priority seating arrangements early) character experience. Open for both breakfast and dinner (the restaurant is closed from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), all meals are buffets.

The characters you'll see at this meal are the "Fab Five" of Mickey, Minnie, Pluto, Goofy, and Donald Duck (as always, this is subject to change so you may not want to make any specific promises to young ones) and the energy level is kept high with singing, dancing, and plenty of time for everybody to meet their favorite.

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  • Location: On the fourth floor of the resort.
  • Date Opened: December 22, 1995
  • Seating: Indoor tables
  • Service Type: Buffet
  • Children's Meals: No
  • Vegetarian Options: Yes
  • Annual Pass Discount: No
  • Reservations:
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Average Reviewer Rating: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Number of Chef Mickey's at the Contemporary Reviews: 36
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5.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.0   July 4, 2008 week
Reviewer: DVCmom Alabama     March 18, 2009
Time of day:
We had breakfast reservations. We were seated in about 15 minutes.
Quick and prompt service during our entire meal. Very friendly staff.
We had the deluxe plan so that was not an issue.
We had many usual we tried different items. We were pleased with all items we tried. Although we did not travel with young kids, I teach K and know the cereal choices and other "safe" options would have been a hit for those picky eaters. I enjoyed the yogurt and fruit selections. They had many fresh fruit choices. My husband enjoyed the meat, waffles, and (I think) breakfast pizza. They had 4 choices of soy milk (regular, vanilla, chocolate, and light). The most I found on property.
Look for all the Mickey's!!! Loud...but most character meals are. My husband and I had a hard time having a conversation but it did not keep us from enjoying a great meal.
These characters were WONDERFUL!!! They were all very animated and active with ALL guests.
8 out of 9 people found this review helpful
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4.0/5.04.0/5.04.0/5.04.0/5.04.0/5.0   December 8, 2006
Reviewer: mickeysgirl17 Jacksonville, FL     October 24, 2007
We got lost on our way to the Contemporary, so we were very late for our reservation. I made the mistake of booking this dinner very late when the restaurant was almost closed and because we were late, the cast member at the podium told us that we probably were not going to meet any characters at all. I understood this being that it was my fault that we were late, but I also was upset because my daughter would see the characters and not be able to meet them. I told myself it would be okay and my daughter would have plenty of other opportunities during our trip to meet the characters. I then asked the CM if we could have a booth and she told me no with no explanation as to why I couldn't. We had to wait for a table even though there were many many empty tables. We had to get our pictures done too and they came out horrible. Finally, we were seated. Service was fantastic. I was dissappointed with the food variety. There wasn't much to choose from, but from what there was, it was very good. I did not expect to see any characters, but we were lucky enough to meet them all. The character handler kept reassuring us that all of them would come by. This made me and my family very happy. We even got a few pics of several characters all at once with our family. The characters were great. I think I'll try breakfast next time due to the lack of food options.
2 out of 7 people found this review helpful
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5.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.0   May 18, 2007
Reviewer: RaeDahlin ( Lakewood, Colorado     July 10, 2007
My fiance and I headed over here for a breakfast on a Friday morning and boy was it a blast! We had ADR's starting at 8 in the morning and coming from All-Star Music we took the bus and then just walked over to the Contemporary. The line to get in wasn't very long to get in but I could see how this could get to be a reason to skip this at a busy time of the year. I thought that the food was very good and who can resist, Mickey waffles, and Goofy veggie lasagna. As two twenty-somethings we had a BLAST! We waved our napkins, took pictures with all of the characters and had a blast interacting with all of them. The service was great and the coffee and orange juice were some of the best I had on the whole trip. The price was good and worth the time and pictures we got with the characters and most of all the view. I will for sure be going to back to enjoy some more napkin wavin' fun!
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