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1 minute ago, Travisma said:

 

If you want a varied menu, tasty food, large portions, and great prices, I would highly recommend the French Quarter Food Court. It's too far to go during a park visit, but for dinner it's worth the trip.

 

We've actually never been. We'll have to add it to the list of things we need to try.  :)

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1 minute ago, BradyBzLyn...Mo said:

We've actually never been. We'll have to add it to the list of things we need to try.  :)

I've been spoiled by it.

I generally don't like eating at hotels fast food type of places because the food is generally so so and overpriced.  But not there.  Riversides fast food looks good also.

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21 minutes ago, Travisma said:

If you want a varied menu, tasty food, large portions, and great prices, I would highly recommend the French Quarter Food Court. It's too far to go during a park visit, but for dinner it's worth the trip.

I can offer a good TCD Gang Touring tip- when we park hop, we will often time it around meal time, and hop to a resort that has good bus transportation and a good food court.  POFQ is a great place to do this- take the bus there from whatever park you're at, enjoy a nice, peaceful meal, and then hop to the next park (or back to the same one).  It's the same or cheaper price as what you pay at a park, in a much calmer environment.  You can refill your drinks, and relax.  The restrooms are clean, and not crowded. The bus transportation from there is excellent.  The MK bus is direct, but the other buses do travel through Riverside before heading out.  Still, it's not bad.

TCD

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4 hours ago, Tri-Circle-D said:

I can offer a good TCD Gang Touring tip- when we park hop, we will often time it around meal time, and hop to a resort that has good bus transportation and a good food court. 

Excellent tip!

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The food court at POFQ is always on our list while at WDW.

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13 hours ago, ftwildernessguy said:

The food court at POFQ is always on our list while at WDW.

We need to make it over there... I really like the feel of that resort.  It's very pretty and (when we've been there) feels very calm.  Several recommendations on the food court as of late; I'll add this one to our next trip.

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I have one more POFQ food court tip.

For a long time, the TCD Gang tradition was that we would pull in to POFQ on the way out of the Fort for a meal on the way home from a camping trip.  It is right around the corner, and there is plenty of parking, even with a truck and trailer to park.  With a Fort Wilderness parking pass, there was never any problem getting in and parking there.  Since I don't have a long drive, it was perfect to pop in there for lunch before heading home.  When the TCD girls got older, they tended to scatter on the last morning and hit a park while I packed up.  And, a lot of times lately none of them come home with me, so I don't stop at POFQ on the way out. But, I liked it when I did.

TCD

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1 hour ago, Tri-Circle-D said:

I have one more POFQ food court tip.

For a long time, the TCD Gang tradition was that we would pull in to POFQ on the way out of the Fort for a meal on the way home from a camping trip.  It is right around the corner, and there is plenty of parking, even with a truck and trailer to park.  With a Fort Wilderness parking pass, there was never any problem getting in and parking there.  Since I don't have a long drive, it was perfect to pop in there for lunch before heading home.  When the TCD girls got older, they tended to scatter on the last morning and hit a park while I packed up.  And, a lot of times lately none of them come home with me, so I don't stop at POFQ on the way out. But, I liked it when I did.

TCD

Have you eaten there since the renovation of the food court?

I don't know what the old menu was like, but the new one is a killer.

I had the cajun/creole breakfast sandwich Monday.  Between my wife and I we only ate 1/2 (we did split biscuits and gravy also) and I ate the other 1/2 for lunch Tuesday.  It was so stuffed with eggs, ham, cheese and peppers that you couldn't hold it to eat.  Had to use a fork and knife.

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6 minutes ago, Travisma said:

Have you eaten there since the renovation of the food court?

I don't know what the old menu was like, but the new one is a killer.

I had the cajun/creole breakfast sandwich Monday.  Between my wife and I we only ate 1/2 (we did split biscuits and gravy also) and I ate the other 1/2 for lunch Tuesday.  It was so stuffed with eggs, ham, cheese and peppers that you couldn't hold it to eat.  Had to use a fork and knife.

Yes, I've been there several times since the renovations.  The old menu was great- and so is the new one.  Really great variety considering how small it is compared to some of the other food court type facilities Disney operates.  One big improvement is the French fry situation.  They have steak fries there!

My only complaints are the Coke Freestyle machines and the taking away of the giant Mardi Gras parade floats and the jester statue.  The décor used to be very unique- now it's very generic.

I also should mention that the little bar there outside of the food court is nice, and that they have live music there on weekend nights.

TCD

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2 minutes ago, Tri-Circle-D said:

Yes, I've been there several times since the renovations.  The old menu was great- and so is the new one.  Really great variety considering how small it is compared to some of the other food court type facilities Disney operates.  One big improvement is the French fry situation.  They have steak fries there!

My only complaints are the Coke Freestyle machines and the taking away of the giant Mardi Gras parade floats and the jester statue.  The décor used to be very unique- now it's very generic.

I also should mention that the little bar there outside of the food court is nice, and that they have live music there on weekend nights.

TCD

We've seen the bar setup.

I had the Cajun spiced fries with my cheesesteak Sunday.  They were really good.  Crisp but still soft in the middle.

Another thing I like, I put some beer in my Yeti and take it down with me to have with our meal.

Grandkids love those Coke machines.  They have really good tasting water coming out of them, and we never saw the floats.

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4 hours ago, twiceblessed....nacole said:

We need to make it over there... I really like the feel of that resort.  It's very pretty and (when we've been there) feels very calm.  Several recommendations on the food court as of late; I'll add this one to our next trip.

Ditto!!

1 hour ago, Travisma said:

I had the cajun/creole breakfast sandwich Monday.  Between my wife and I we only ate 1/2 (we did split biscuits and gravy also) and I ate the other 1/2 for lunch Tuesday.  It was so stuffed with eggs, ham, cheese and peppers that you couldn't hold it to eat.  Had to use a fork and knife.

 

59 minutes ago, Tri-Circle-D said:

I also should mention that the little bar there outside of the food court is nice, and that they have live music there on weekend nights.

 

I am now fully convinced we need to make a point of spending some time at POFQ.  :)

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On 8/8/2017 at 9:41 AM, Tri-Circle-D said:

I can offer a good TCD Gang Touring tip- when we park hop, we will often time it around meal time, and hop to a resort that has good bus transportation and a good food court.  POFQ is a great place to do this- take the bus there from whatever park you're at, enjoy a nice, peaceful meal, and then hop to the next park (or back to the same one).  It's the same or cheaper price as what you pay at a park, in a much calmer environment.  You can refill your drinks, and relax.  The restrooms are clean, and not crowded. The bus transportation from there is excellent.  The MK bus is direct, but the other buses do travel through Riverside before heading out.  Still, it's not bad.

TCD

We do this quite often also

 

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We've only ever had beignets at POFQ, but eat at POR a lot. Never have had anything bad there and but really love the salads and can usually get 2 meals or 1 and a snack out of them. We swing in on our way back from a park and pick them up or get them and go watch Yehaa Bob. Will have to try POFQ next trip. 

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8 hours ago, Cortezcapt (Derek) said:

We've only ever had beignets at POFQ, but eat at POR a lot. Never have had anything bad there and but really love the salads and can usually get 2 meals or 1 and a snack out of them. We swing in on our way back from a park and pick them up or get them and go watch Yehaa Bob. Will have to try POFQ next trip. 

My two granddaughters have become beignet junkies.  We had them Saturday, Sunday and Monday on our last trip!

We looked at the menu at POR and it looked good, but it seemed like their portions were a little smaller then FQ.

I've become addicted to their menu!

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