Animator’s Palate

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As part of your rotational dining, you can feast your eyes on the magic of Disney animation at this restaurant that serves up a unique dinner show starring Disney characters.

A Storied Spread

A savory fusion of Pacific Island foods, Asian cooking and fresh California fare paints a delicious culinary picture nightly.
Your dining masterpiece begins with a gallery of tantalizing appetizers, including smoked salmon tartare, wild mushroom risotto, black truffle pasta purseittes and creamy butternut squash soup. Hand-drawn specialties such as the taleggio cheese flatbread and a polenta cake topped with Roma tomatoes and Portobello mushrooms are sure to animate and delight.

Artfully prepared main course selections include Pacific black cod, lemon-thyme marinated organic chicken breast, angus beef tenderloin and white shrimp pennette pasta. Stir fry vegetables and black bean chipotle cakes are just some of the vegetarian offerings on full display, while a children’s menu is sure to inspire the pickiest of “palettes.”

Have an eye for something sweet? Add a finishing touch to your meal with a curated collage of decadent desserts such as crème brûlèe, peanut butter mousse or a classic ice-cream sundae.

For an additional fee, adult beverages are available to Guests 21 years of age and up.

All menu items are subject to change without notice.

State-of-the-Art Dining

Enjoy an innovative dinner show celebrating the art of storytelling where Disney characters come to life before your eyes.

On the Disney Dream
Step inside a colorful restaurant filled with everything you would expect to find inside an animator’s studio. Character sketches, maquettes, light boxes, paint brushes, colored pencils, computer work stations and other tools of the animation trade delightfully decorate the venue, and scenes and characters from popular Disney films adorn the walls—creating a one-of-a-kind ambience sure to captivate the entire family.

Dinner shows include:

Undersea Magic
Immerse yourself in the underwater world of the Disney·Pixar film Finding Nemo. As you dine, enjoy a visit from some of your favorite Finding Nemo friends, via spectacular digital animation and puppetry. You may even share in a conversation with Crush, the totally tubular turtle from the hit movie!

Rotational Dining

Animator’s Palate is a Main Dining restaurant within the innovative Rotational Dining experience onboard all Disney ships. Each night of your cruise, you and your personal wait staff will “rotate” to one of the 3 distinctly themed restaurants onboard the ship, ensuring you enjoy a delicious meal catered to your liking in a unique setting nightly.
There are 2 dinner seatings each night of your cruise. Although specific times vary based on itinerary, dinner is served at approximately 5:45 PM (Main Seating) and 8:15 PM (Second Seating). Once onboard the ship, check the dining tickets that can be found in your stateroom for assigned seating time, restaurant schedule and table number. Please note that you are invited to select a seating time, depending on availability, when you book your cruise.

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