It’s “Prime Time” for Table Services, Folks!

Well, I knew that our four finalists were evenly matched, my friends, but I never expected what happened yesterday.

50’s Prime Time ran off to an early, and big, lead.  It never looked back!

Well, actually, it did.  It had to.  Be Our Guest was chasing it with the intensity of a hungry wolverine!

Nevertheless, 50’s held off the Magic Kingdom champion and locked down the WDW title!


A plate of “Prime Time” chicken as displayed on Disney’s site!

One of our readers summed up this unexpected victory best by saying, “Imagine that. A half-day Park with the #1 rated WDW restaurant!”

Pat Jeanetti of the Mickey Dudes Podcast added, “50’s has it all!  Great food, cast, and prices.”  He cheered Prime Time on all week.

In the end, you, the fans have spoken …

50’s Prime Time?  You are the WDW Fans’ Favorite WDW Parks Table Service Restaurant!  Congratulations to the “champ”!

VOTE! It’s the Grand ‘Parks Table Service’ Finale!

Another day of spirited voting yesterday, folks!  Thanks for the great work!  What did we achieve in Round 2?

Well, first, we’ve delivered four equally-strong restaurants into today’s final “match”.  Second, we’ve ousted another park champion!

Poor Rose & Crown.  You’ll always have your amazing, upset, victory in the Epcot tournament, though.  That should console you!

Today, we’re left with four.  You get to vote for ONE.  Who will win, folks?   We need a Parks champion.  Let’s elect one!  VOTE!

WDW Main Street – Episode #314 – Sunday News, an Epcot “Champion”, and Great Beer!

Join Doug, Dennis, and John for an epic journey through this week’s news.  Stick around and they’ll also discuss our recently-completed Epcot Table Service poll!

WDW Main Street – Episode #314 – Sunday News, an Epcot “Champion”, and Great Beer!

Meanwhile, where was I?  Well, Mrs. All in WDW and I were on a “field trip” to Nashville.  What did we discover?  Nashville serves great beer!

This one’s for Doug (who loves this stuff!) and John (the aficionado who introduced it to him).  Enjoy, boys!



A Wild Ride! A Fish and Chips Finish!

Good morning, folks!  Have you voted yourself into exhaustion?  Better yet, after thinking about all those restaurants this week, are you starving for Epcot cuisine?

On behalf of myself and the WDW Main Street Podcast, thanks for all your support and votes.  We know that it was a three-day marathon, and we appreciate your participation.  After all, without you, there would be no WDW Fans’ Favorites!

Before we formally acknowledge our winner, though, I’d like to take a minute to cover some history.  Either from podcast listeners or in comments received from you, our readers, I’ve been asked, “Which restaurants won last time?”

Fans, let me tell you this … for the most part, we are a very consistent bunch.  In fact, to one critical comment I received this week, I responded, “The cream usually rises to the top”.

Taking on Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios, All in WDW made its first foray into Parks Table Services in 2013.  The victors?  Le Cellier and 50’s Prime Time Cafe for their individual parks.

For whatever reason, we didn’t return to the topic until 2014.  Then, at least, we covered all four parks, naming 50’s Prime Time, Be Our Guest, and Tusker House as their respective Park’s “champions”.

What about Epcot?  Well, since those venues have been this week’s focus, let me give you a little more detail.

2014’s Final Four was the same as those in this week’s Finale.  Interestingly, however, Via Napoli trounced 2013’s favorite by a whopping 35 vote margin!  Poor Le Cellier.

Fast forward back to 2016, and we’ve, now, reaffirmed Be Our Guest and Tusker House as two-time “champs”.  50’s Prime Time is a three-time winner!

But, here, in the most competitive park of all … in the park that boasts 19 Table Service options, we have named, yet, a third “favorite” – Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room – as the 2016 WDW Fans’ Favorite Epcot Table Service!

Mmm. Love those Fish 'n Chips!

Mmm. Love those Fish ‘n Chips!

A bit of a surprise winner, for sure, it just testifies to the fact that, of all the parks, Epcot owns the best collection of sit-down dining choices.  Is Rose the precious jewel of Epcot cuisine?  Well, yes, say you – our readers and listeners!  Congratulations, Rose & Crown.  You reign supreme!

To hear our reaction, catch both episodes of the WDW Main Street Podcast this week.  They’ll drop today and Wednesday, and I’m sure we’ll all have plenty to say!