Monsieur Paul

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Monsieur Paul Dinner

Monsieur Paul Dinner 2

Food Type: French

Location: France Pavilion, above Les Chefs de France.

Dining Plan: 2 Table Service

Cost:  Appetizers: $16-$29; Entrées: $39 – $44. Kids Menu: $5 appetizers, $13 – $16 entrees, $5 desserts. For adults, a three course prix fixe menu is available for $89 per person.

Discounts: None.

Menu:

Dinner only (5:30pm – Park Close): https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/animal-kingdom/yak-and-yeti-restaurant/menus/

Setting: Monsieur Paul replaced Bistro de Paris in December 2012. While still offering a much more elegant and refined experience than Les Chefs downstairs, it’s less stuffy and more inviting than the previous incarnation.

Advantages:

  • The ideal spot for a romantic dinner with very few kids around. Tends to be very calm.
  • The fanciest food at Epcot; great attention to detail.

Disadvantages:

  • Limited, expensive menu. Only five entrees to choose from. The $89 prix fixe menu offers two additional entrees, but the bone-in ribeye requires two people purchasing the meal.
  • Not ideal for most kids. The restaurant recently introduced a kids’ menu, but the appetizers are squash soup and ham and gruyere cake.

Tips: Plan a reservation around 7:30pm and request a window table for an elevated view of IllumiNations.

Value: Above average. Table Service prices have risen so much that Monsieur Paul isn’t much more expensive than Chefs de Franc downstairs.

Reputation: After the renovation was complete in late 2012, Monsieur Paul got off to a bit of a slow start. Fortunately, the restaurant is operating on all cylinders and the vast majority of patrons enjoy their meals. Overpriced? Sure, but everything else is too.

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