Eating At Ohana : Everything You Need To Know

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Ohana is a character dining location in the Polynesian Village Resort. For breakfast, lunch, and dinner you’ll get to meet Lilo & Stitch characters while you dine on a delicious all-you-care-to-enjoy meal that includes pork ribs, chicken skewers, peel & eat shrimp, salads, vegetables, bread, and soups. Ohana also offers an awesome view of Seven Seas Lagoon from its perch on the second floor of the Great Ceremonial House.

What Is Ohana All About Anyway?

food is prepared in an open kitchen, and the staff roasts the meats right before your eyes. The whole restaurant revolves around a big grill where they cook up all kinds of different foods. And don’t forget to bring your appetite – Ohana is famous for its huge portions!

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What Type Of Food Can I Expect?

Breakfast: Mickey waffles, ham and gravy with two eggs any style, savory pork sausage skillet, tropical fruit compote with sweet cream scooped out of a pineapple, assorted pastries, and cereal with milk.

For breakfast (which runs from 8 am until 10:55 am), you’ll enjoy scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, fresh fruit, and Mickey waffles.

Dinner: Grilled beef kalbi ribs brushed with a special sauce made from garlic & onions, tossed green salad topped with mandarin oranges, honey roasted cashews & gingered carrots, cold edamame vegetable pods sprinkled over cold rice noodles in ginger-honey-soy vinaigrette dressing. For dessert is chocolate cake rolled in toasted coconut flakes & fresh whipped cream served with pineapple-carrot sorbet.

Dinner will offer the full menu that includes chicken skewers, pork ribs, peel & eat shrimp, and more than enough vegetables to keep everyone happy! There’s also a yummy selection of salads, soups, and breads. See the menu here for full details.

How Much Does It Cost To Eat At Ohana?

Breakfast costs $25 for adults and $14 for children 3-9 while lunch or dinner will cost you $34/$19 respectively.

Is It Good For Kids?

Ohana is a fantastic choice for families with kids because almost everyone can find something they’ll enjoy on the menu! In fact, if you have picky eaters in your group, this might be your best option at Disney World – just avoid going to breakfast right before a park opening time because it will get crazy crowded. You can see more detailed thoughts from a family who ate there recently here.

How Do I Make A Reservation?

This dining reservation can fill up months in advance so plan ahead as soon as you have an idea of when you want to visit Walt Disney World. To reserve your table call (407) WDW-DINE or online here.

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Why Is Breakfast At Ohana So Popular?

While Ohana is delicious any time of day, breakfast is the most popular meal of the day here. Why? There’s a character breakfast buffet available at ‘Ohana for breakfast and it includes Mickey waffles!

Which Characters Are At Ohana Breakfast?

For breakfast and dinner, you can expect to see Lilo or Stitch while Pluto appears during lunchtime.

How Long Does Breakfast At Ohana Take?

Breakfast will last about an hour. This is because the characters come out on the hour, and each time they do, everyone wants autographs or photos.

How Many Meal Credits Is Ohana Breakfast?

Breakfast at Ohana is one table-service meal credit on the Disney Dining Plan, which means that if you have the Deluxe Dining plan or any level of the standard dining plan, it’ll cost your party two credits. If you’re using quick service credits to pay for breakfast, then it will cost just 1 QS credit per adult and 0.5 per child aged 3 through 9.

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Is Ohana Open For Lunch?

Ohana is open for breakfast and dinner only.

Why Is Dinner At Ohana Popular?

Dinner at Ohana is the second-most popular meal, and for good reason: you get to sit around a big open fire pit while feasting on ribs and other delicious cooked foods. You also get a fresh fruit salad that’s prepared right before your eyes.

How Long Does Dinner At Ohana Take?

Ohana dinner will last about an hour – just like breakfast. This is because dinner isn’t as busy as breakfast. Also, during dinner, the characters don’t have a set schedule so they’ll come out when it’s convenient for them which leads to long times between visits from Lilo & Stitch too.

Why Would I Want To Eat At Ohana In The First Place?

Ohana should be your first choice when it comes to character dining. The food is excellent, the characters are awesome and they have plenty of options for picky eaters in your party. Ohana also provides one of the most fun atmospheres at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. This is not a buffet restaurant with plain white walls! What you’ll find is high vaulted ceilings with wood panels, Hawaiian artwork all around, tropical plants, tikis & torches lighting up the place, and more!

Is Ohana Better For Breakfast Or Dinner?

Ohana is great for both breakfast and dinner. It’s really up to you – they’re both awesome meals, but Ohana gets very busy during breakfast time so if you love the idea of meeting the characters but are short on time, then consider dining here at night instead.

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Are All Characters At Ohana The Same?

No! During breakfast, only characters from Lilo & Stitch will appear while during lunch and dinner, Pluto joins the party along with Lilo & Stitch. Also, don’t forget that your Disney Dining Plan can cover two table-service credits per meal if you choose to dine here! Characters make it a memorable experience for everyone even though they may not be as magical as other places.

How Long Is The Queue To Meet The Characters?

The queue to meet the characters won’t be as long as at Cinderella’s Royal Table or Akershus, but it can still take a little while. You’ll probably wait about 20 minutes before being seated and another 5 until the first character appears… so plan accordingly! If you have kids who don’t really care about meeting them, then go ahead and enjoy your meal first – there’s nothing stopping you from meeting the characters after breakfast or dinner!

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Does Ohana Have Any Specialty Drinks?

Yes, they do! Ohana serves COCO Nut, Lychee-ola, Passion-rada, and Swimming Eisies drinks. These are all wonderful cocktails that you will have a hard time getting served elsewhere in the Polynesian Village Resort.

Conclusion

Ohana is pretty much the same as it ever was – a fun, relaxing dinner around a campfire, eating some of Disney World’s best food! It’s very difficult to get bad service during dinner too. Previously when I’ve been asked I have rated Ohana extremely highly and that still stands today.

Heather

Heather Noyes is the founder of this website and formerly a Disney travel agent. Ever since she was a little girl she's loved Disney. Over the years she has planned several trips for her family, friends and former clients to go to Disney World.

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