The Friar's Nook is a good option in the Magic Kingdom

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Written By Carlos Braga

The The Friar's Nook is a restaurant located in Fantasyland and serves Fast-Food, it is interesting for those who are in the area and do not want to waste time having fun.

Finally, take advantage of the trip to experience what Disney has to offer in every corner of the world. Magic Kingdom.

What is The Friar's Nook?

The The Friar's Nook is a restaurant inspired by the Robin Hood movie that serves American food, such as fast food options.

Tater Tots at Magic Kingdom's Friar's Nook
Tater Tots at Friar's Nook Magic Kingdom

By the way, he is a great option for those who want a quick snack, so as not to waste time having fun.

The restaurant is a counter service type, or as the visitor will see in the parks, Quick Service, that is, you place your order and collect it.

Thus, it is very practical and quick, great for a snack in the middle of the day, or at the end of it.

The place, at first, does not offer tables inside the hall, so you have to find a table outside to sit, which on very hot days is really a difficult task. 

Where is?

The The Friar's Nook  is opposite Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, located in Fantasyland in Magic Kingdom.

Friar's Nook - Quick Service at MK
Friar's Nook – Quick Service in MK

By the way, it is right behind Cinderella Castle, next to the Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique.

At first, this is an area that gets very crowded, so it is a good option for a snack for those passing by, or waiting in line at the attraction.

By the way, the building is a little hidden and in the rush of a park day it can be overlooked.

opening hours

It works from Monday to Monday from 08:00 in the morning until 17:00 in the afternoon.

However, it is part of the Early Entry Hours, that is, it is open from 07:30 am for visitors who are staying at the resort of Disney.

Breakfast at Friar's Nook
Breakfast at Friar's Nook

Therefore, if you take advantage of the early opening of the Magic Kingdom to venture on the roller coaster of the seven dwarfs, you can enjoy a good breakfast before the general public enters the park.

Reservation

This restaurant does not need a reservation, it is a counter service type, that is, quick service.

Thus, the visitor chooses the order and goes to the cashier, after which he goes to the next queue to remove his tray.

The visitor himself, first of all, chooses where he will eat, and looks for a place to sit.

Hot Dog at Friar's Nook

Therefore, if you are in disney with kids it is better to choose the place to accommodate before ordering.

How is The Friar's Nook decorated?

The The Friar's Nook it's practically several windows, they open to meet the visitor.

So, as the place doesn't have a lounge, there isn't much to stand out in terms of thematic design or atmosphere. 

The decoration of the restaurant, or its service area and exterior, however, is inspired by the 1973 Robin Hood film, which in turn is based on the medieval European legend of Sherwood Woods in Nottingham, England.

Therefore, the place is all made of wood, as in an old village, where triangular windows come out of the roofs, reminding old houses, as well as the rest of this area of the park.

Is The Friar's Nook's menu varied?

the menu of The Friar's Nook , is currently the basis of American flavors, macaroni, cheese, bacon and potatoes.

That is, the traditional and simple that please most visitors, especially children. 

Breakfast

At the breakfast The Friar's Nook there's Souvenir, a cute Mickey Mouse Snow Globe sippy cup. In addition, traditional American coffee is served, Breakfast sandwich that comes with Bacon, egg and cheddar cheese served on a multigrain croissant with potato fritters.

Breakfast Croissant With Cheese Bacon and Egg at Friar's Nook
Breakfast Croissant With Cheese Bacon and Egg at Friar's Nook

For those who want a smaller portion option in the morning, there's Cinnamon and Sugar Donuts, or Potato Dumplings and Sausage Sauce.

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However, it has chocolate milk and coffee, however, a little different from what we are used to.

Cinnamon Donut - Breakfast at Friar's Nook
Cinnamon Donut – Breakfast at Friar's Nook

Lunch and dinner

During meals, anyone who wants to get away from the traditional fast food, you can order one of the following dishes, for example:

  • The Wild Toad Brat Burger: with lettuce, tomato, pickles, cheese and on top two olives placed to look like little eyes.
  • Bratwurst: portion with dumplings;
  • Macaroni in a creamy cheese sauce with bacon and tater tots.
Food from Friar's Nook

For children, the options are smaller, however, delicious and the flavors please the little ones, all are served with a choice of two side dishes and a choice of small semi-skimmed milk or water, they are:

  • tater tots and cheese sauce; 
  • Pasta with cheese; 
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Uncrustable.

Therefore, for vegetarians there is an option of vegetable-based Bratwurst with dumplings.

As well as, in the dessert option there is chocolate, of course, with the delicious Devil's Chocolate Mousse Cake.

How does the general public rate The Friar's Nook?

The The Friar's Nook it's a great restaurant for a quick snack, or to grab something and eat until the next attraction.

As it doesn't have many options for a place to sit, it's not a place to rest, especially in the disney in summer.

Friar's Nook Potatoes
Friar's Nook Potatoes

In addition, this is a very busy area of the park, which is why many choose it as a place of passage, looking for a quiet and shady place to stay. 

The restaurant it has been open since 1971 and since then it has gone through some names and cuisines, such as pizza.

So many adults remember having a meal there and today they take their children and grandchildren.

It currently sells the basic macaroni, cheese, bacon and potatoes.

But because it has been there for so long, it has marked generations, which is why the general public has a special affection for the The Friar's Nook.

Is it really worth visiting The Friar's Nook?

Definitely worth visiting The Friar's Nook , mainly in the morning, which is usually quieter than at lunchtime.

Friar's Nook Taters Tots

It is an option with interesting values inside the park, since it is not so expensive.

So, for those who are Fantasyland and want something quick, not to waste time is an interesting restaurant.

However, it is not a place that offers an elaborate gastronomy, but a well served fast food.

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About the Author Carlos Braga:

Unparalleled experience in Orlando and Disney! As a former Universal Orlando team member and a passionate devotee of the magic of Disney, I have become a true Orlando travel expert. Before becoming a renowned travel consultant dedicated to Orlando, I had already made hundreds of visits to the parks, cultivating my knowledge and passion mainly over the last 7 years as a consultant and specialist in Disney travel.

My journey into this enchanted world began in 1995, when I took my first trip to Orlando. Since then, my love for Disney and the city has only grown. In 2023, we celebrate the sixth anniversary of 'Partiu Disney Parks', consolidating our role as one of the main sources of information about Disney and Orlando Parks.

During these six years of existence, we have continued to offer quality and updated content, being the reliable source for all those looking for essential information to plan their trip to Disney and Orlando. With my vast experience and passion for this magical destination, I am here to guide you every step of the way towards the most incredible Orlando and Disney experience!

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I hope again that this post helped you in your research for your trip to Disney or Orlando.

As a way to help us keep the blog going, we just ask you to help us by sharing this publication and subscribing to our social networks as Facebook, Instagram or Youtube channel.

In addition to helping us, we are sure that there you will find hundreds of useful posts for your trip!

About the Author Carlos Braga:

Unparalleled experience in Orlando and Disney! As a former Universal Orlando team member and a passionate devotee of the magic of Disney, I have become a true Orlando travel expert. Before becoming a renowned travel consultant dedicated to Orlando, I had already made hundreds of visits to the parks, cultivating my knowledge and passion mainly over the last 7 years as a consultant and specialist in Disney travel.

My journey into this enchanted world began in 1995, when I took my first trip to Orlando. Since then, my love for Disney and the city has only grown. In 2023, we celebrate the sixth anniversary of 'Partiu Disney Parks', consolidating our role as one of the main sources of information about Disney and Orlando Parks.

During these six years of existence, we have continued to offer quality and updated content, being the reliable source for all those looking for essential information to plan their trip to Disney and Orlando. With my vast experience and passion for this magical destination, I am here to guide you every step of the way towards the most incredible Orlando and Disney experience!