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Old 08-20-2012, 06:58 PM   #631
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I always stay at POFQ, and I find everything at the food court fine except for their eggs/omelettes at breakfast. Sometimes they're okay, and other times they're like rubber. I think they're powdered eggs, because they taste nothing like real ones! If you get breakfast there take a look at the food at each station before you order. Mickey waffles might be a better option. Or beignets! Yum.
About a week ago, I got the gumbo which was strange and DS hated his burger and fries. I'll try more but it wasn't a good night.
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Old 08-20-2012, 07:03 PM   #632
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About a week ago, I got the gumbo which was strange and DS hated his burger and fries. I'll try more but it wasn't a good night.
What made the gumbo strange?
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Old 08-21-2012, 04:56 AM   #633
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I would recommend this resort.

We just came back from a 9 night stay and we enjoyed it. It was quiet (a need for me) but still had plenty of activities. The pool is nice and the room was spotless. I LOVE the fountains and walkways plus the walk to Riverside (still my favorite but barely) is super. The doorman is a sweetheart and the gift shop is adequate.

Yes, I'll gladly recommend this resort to anyone. I'll stay there again.
I believe I might have mentioned this earlier on this thread after we returned from our Feb trip, but I thought it was cute, so will do so again:

My husband and I took our 3 y/o GS down there this past Feb and stayed at POFQ. My outgoing little grandson immediately made friends with the doorman. Every morning when we left, the doorman would hand him one of those coins and we'd have to go back in, so my GS could throw it in the fountain, before we left for the day. Then as we walked back out past him, they'd give each other the thumbs up sign. Then we'd come back after lunch for a break and the doorman would give him another coin to throw in the fountain. Sometimes he also gave him stickers. Anyway, one day we spent all day in the parks and didn't get back until night time. My GS looked around and asked "Where's my man". We told him we were later coming in than usual and the man was probably off duty. My GS gave us a disgusted look and asked "Why would he leave? He knew I was coming back. I told him so this morning. He wouldn't leave without telling me. He's my friend." When we left out the next morning, my grandson asked, "Where where you last night? I missed you". The very nice door man apologized and told him he had an emergency, but was sorry, and he'd missed him too. He then winked at us.

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Old 08-21-2012, 07:27 AM   #634
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I keep seeing bad reviews about the POFQ CS food. Is it really that bad? What items would you recommend we eat there for lunch/dinner? What should we stay away from? Thanks.
I don't know if it is still on the menu, but back in 2009 I had very yummy pot roast.
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Old 08-21-2012, 08:07 AM   #635
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Room location question?

We recently had to upgrade to a River View room to keep our free dining.
I've read that some people are bothered by the horn on the ferry boats.
What would be the best location to avoid that and yet still be close to the pool?
Building 6 or 1 possibly?
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Old 08-21-2012, 08:49 AM   #636
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What would be the best location to avoid that and yet still be close to the pool?
Building 6 or 1 possibly?
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Yeah, 6 would be good. I wouldn't worry about it too much though, the room doors are fairly thick.

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Old 08-21-2012, 09:11 AM   #637
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Thanks, this is our first trip is 3 years and I feel like a newbie
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Old 08-21-2012, 12:37 PM   #638
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We recently had to upgrade to a River View room to keep our free dining.
I've read that some people are bothered by the horn on the ferry boats.
What would be the best location to avoid that and yet still be close to the pool?
Building 6 or 1 possibly?
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We've been in both Building 5 & 6 on the river and while we heard the horns, it wasn't bothersome at all. I did hear that they are more noticeable in Building 1.
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We check in POFQ tomorrow! I am so excited.
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Old 08-22-2012, 12:02 PM   #640
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We are here in building 7.
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Old 08-22-2012, 12:12 PM   #641
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:12 PM   #642
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Food court today updated their menu adding several new items for kids including Turkey sandwich, Tuna platter and spaghetti and meatball all for lunch. On the Adult menu in the Po' Boy section, they have also now added a Mahi sandwich. I'm sure there are some other changes, but that's what I noticed. CM checking us out apologized for the delay since she was still learning the new menu.
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I don't know if it is still on the menu, but back in 2009 I had very yummy pot roast.
It was still there in October last year

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Food court today updated their menu adding several new items for kids including Turkey sandwich, Tuna platter and spaghetti and meatball all for lunch. On the Adult menu in the Po' Boy section, they have also now added a Mahi sandwich. I'm sure there are some other changes, but that's what I noticed. CM checking us out apologized for the delay since she was still learning the new menu.
Ooh new stuff

Honestly, we have no complaints about the food court. I guess it possibly depends what kind of food you like, but we were more than happy with the selections available. We eat a lot of meals out in the parks anyway so not sure if we may have become tired of the menu had we spend more time at the resort during the day, but Riverside is just a 10 minute walk to try something different
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Old 08-22-2012, 09:07 PM   #644
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Food court today updated their menu adding several new items for kids including Turkey sandwich, Tuna platter and spaghetti and meatball all for lunch. On the Adult menu in the Po' Boy section, they have also now added a Mahi sandwich. I'm sure there are some other changes, but that's what I noticed. CM checking us out apologized for the delay since she was still learning the new menu.
We had the Mahi sandwich today and it was good.
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Old 08-22-2012, 09:37 PM   #645
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Anyone been swimming with little ones recently? Was it easy to get a life vest? Can the kids go down the slide with one? I am getting conflicting info.
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