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Victoria & Albert’s at Walt Disney World Resort Voted #2 Restaurant in U.S. by TripAdvisor

Pam Brandon

by , Food Writer, Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort

Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa was voted the No. 2 restaurant in the United States in TripAdvisor’s 2016 Travelers’ Choice awards.

Victoria & Albert’s at Walt Disney World Resort

No. 2 out of 10, the Walt Disney World Resort restaurant remains the only Florida restaurant on the illustrious list. Victoria & Albert’s also is a AAA Five-Diamond Award winner, under the helm of Executive Chef Scott Hunnel, Chef de Cuisine Aimee Rivera, maître d hotel Israel Perez and Executive Pastry Chef Erich Herbitschek.

Victoria & Albert’s at Walt Disney World Resort

In 2016 the award-winning dining room added a Chef’s Degustation Menu, a series of 10 small courses, along with the seven-course Chef’s Tasting Menu. The smaller Queen Victoria Room offers a 10-course menu paired with exclusive wines from the restaurant’s impressive cellar, and there is a Chef’s Table for up to eight guests in the kitchen.

Victoria & Albert’s at Walt Disney World Resort

TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, according to the website, with more than 250 million reviews and opinions covering accommodations, restaurants and attractions. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for restaurants around the world, gathered over a 12-month period.

The Victoria & Albert’s team is in fine company. The top 10 fine-dining restaurants:

  1. Alinea, Chicago
  2. Victoria & Albert’s, Orlando
  3. Per Se, New York City
  4. Halls Chophouse, Charleston, S.C.
  5. Bouley, New York City
  6. Charleston Grill, Charleston, S.C.
  7. Daniel, New York City
  8. Restaurant Gary Danko, San Francisco
  9. The French Laundry, Yountville, Calif.
  10. Mama’s Fish House, Paia, Hawaii

Congrats to the entire Victoria & Albert’s team! The restaurant is open daily for dinner. For reservations, 407-939-3862.


  • We just finished our honeymoon, eating at both the French Laundry, and three days later, the Queen Victoria room at V&A’s. We told Chef Aimée that we much preferred Victoria & Albert’s. We had one “wow” moment at the French Laundry where we truly felt like we had tasted something very special. We had about five during our dinner at Victoria & Albert’s. Well deserved praise for a truly special dining experience.

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