Disney Dining Plan Snack Credit Tips: 8 Awesome Light Lunches!

Gaston's Tavern
Gaston's Tavern

If you’re using a Disney Dining Plan during your Walt Disney World vacation, you’ve probably got some snack credits burning a hole in your proverbial pocket. Some people think that a snack credit can’t get you very much in the way of food, but they would be wrong! Snack credits can be used on thousands of food items in and around the Disney Parks, and these include some rather unique and sometimes surprising options! So PLEASE do not use your snack credits on a bottle of water! Check out this list of mouth-watering options for using your snack credits when you’re needing a mid-day lunch break!

8. Croissant Jambon Fromage @ Les Halles Boulangerie & Patisserie (Epcot)

This is a mouth watering combination of ham, cheese and a delectable Béchamel sauce on a croissant. The out-of-pocket cost of this item is $4.75, making this a great use of a snack credit.

7. Chicken Corn Chowder @ Sunshine Seasons (Epcot)

This is a hearty soup that should be enough to tide you over until dinner! Out-of-pocket cost – $4.49

6. Chicken Fried Rice @ Yak & Yeti™ Local Food Cafes (Animal Kingdom)

This delicious traditional Asian dish is also served in the table service restaurant with the same name. Out-of-pocket cost – $3.99

5. French Onion Soup @Be Our Guest (Magic Kingdom)

There are two soups on the lunch menu at Be Our Guest that qualify as a snack credit. Using your snack credits here is a great way to experience this phenomenally themed and beautifully decorated restaurant without using any meal credits! Out-of-pocket cost – $5.29

4. Caesar Side Salad @ Pinocchio Village Haus (Magic Kingdom)

Although this is a rather small salad, it could be enough for a light meal if you paired it with a granola or energy bar. Out-of-pocket cost – $3.29

3. Chili @ Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café (Magic Kingdom)

Chili tends to be a pretty filling food item, and this cup from Pecos Bi

ll’s is no exception. Out-of-pocket cost – $3.79 (For a more indulgent option that will surely fill your belly, try the chili-cheese fries, also a snack credit option.)

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2. California Roll @ Kabuki Café (Epcot)

This combination of avocado cucumber, crab, mayonnaise and smelt roe rolled in sushi rice is a traditional Japanese favorite. Out-of-pocket cost – $4.98

1. Hummus & Chips @Gaston’s Tavern (Magic Kingdom)

If a cinnamon bun the size of your head doesn’t sound like lunch to you, try this traditional healthy favorite! Out-of-pocket cost – $4.39

Do you have another favorite snack credit lunch option? Leave us your comments below!

About Jessica Brosnan

Jessica is a mother of one and an elementary school teacher in New Jersey. She enjoys musical theater and loves to cook. Jessica is a Disney Vacation Club member and is perpetually planning her next Disney vacation.

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