Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Visit Orlando's Magical Dining®?
A: Participating restaurants feature three-course, prix-fixe dinners at a fixed price per person. Plus, through Visit Orlando, $1 from each meal will supports one or more deserving charities.

Q: When does the program take place?
A: The program runs for five weeks, typically starting the last week in August, during the restaurants’ normal dinner hours. Call the restaurants directly for days and hours of operation.

Q: Which restaurants are participating?
A: For a complete list of participating restaurants and their special menus, visit this page ahead of 2022’s program: Restaurants & Menus.

Q: What is included in the prix-fixe meal?
A: The three-course dinner includes the choice of an appetizer, entrée and dessert from the restaurant’s Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining menu. Tax and gratuity are not included. Please tip based on the total meal value.

Q: Will there be takeout options or do I have to dine in?
A: Numerous participating restaurants will complement dine-in service with takeout options.

Q: I have a strictly [vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free] diet. Will Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining have options for me?
A: Yes! What’s more, you can search for restaurants based on those criteria.

Q: How do I make reservations?
A: Go to the Restaurants & Menus page to select your favorite restaurant, then click on the restaurant's OpenTable reservations button. Most restaurants offer OpenTable reservations. If they do not, call the restaurant directly. Advance reservations are encouraged, as some will fill up quickly!

Q: How do I get the Visit Orlando's Magical Dining menu at a restaurant?
A: Whether you arrive at the restaurant as a walk-in guest or with advance reservations, you will be eligible to participate in Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining. You should be provided with a copy of the menu upon your arrival to the restaurant. If you are not, simply ask your server for the Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining menu. No vouchers, coupons or flyers are needed.

Q: Can I use coupons, promotionally purchased gift certificates/cards, discounts or other offers in combination with Visit Orlando's Magical Dining?
A: No. Other discounts or offers cannot be used in combination with Visit Orlando's Magical Dining promotion.

Q: Can I share/split the three-course Visit Orlando's Magical Dining dinner with another person?
A: No. The three-course Visit Orlando's Magical Dining dinner is per person.

Q: How does the charity donation work?
A: At the end of the program, restaurants will donate $1 of each Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining dinner to Visit Orlando, who presents 100% of these charitable dollars to the current year’s charity or charities.

Q: My question is not here/I have a comment to share.
A: Please feel free to contact us for more information.

Q: I represent an Orlando-area restaurant that wants to participate in Visit Orlando's Magical Dining. How can we get involved?
A: Click here for a complete list of restaurant criteria, as well as contact information to learn more about becoming a participating restaurant in Visit Orlando's Magical Dining.