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Jul 30, 2010 04:08 PM

Any decent food at Legoland?

Heading to Legoland and wondering if there is anything that's actually good or anything that must be avoided. Thanks.

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  1. If there is, I've not found it. Even the fried apples were awful.

      1. re: RB Hound

        Yes. We have a pretty limited time there and want to try to maximze it. Thanks!

        1. re: Snoopy

          My recommendation is that unless you are there on a weekend and waiting for fireworks, you do most of your eating *after* you leave the park. Like any other theme park, the food is very expensive for what you get, and at best average. Maybe somebody here knows of a gem, but I do not.

          Though their text is pretty adamant about not allowing food and drinks to enter the park gate, my experience is that you can get a few snacks through without them making too big of a deal about it. Sorry I can't be of more help than that.

      2. Maybe alittle late,but I have found the salad bar place the only wise choice for food in there. It's near the fire fighters ride

        1. Catch breakfast at Tip Top Meats BEFORE you head into the park -- it's pretty much right across the street from Legoland. Terrific breakfasts at very affordable prices. Get a Big John Breakfast with FIVE different all-you-can eat meat choices, and you'll easily sail through lunch without the slightest hunger pang.

          6118 Paseo Del Norte
          Carlsbad, CA 92011-1157
          (760) 438-2620

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          1. re: bizzwriter

            While I'd make the same choice, and I agree one may make it through lunch without hunger pangs, I wouldn't use the word "sail" after any Big John breakfast. Happy, sure. Satisfied, absolutely.

            But sail? No.

          2. Would a Goat eat it?
            -Pizza place in the back (better than the one in the front, iirc)
            -lots of places have fresh fruit and juice
            -pastries/muffins in the cafe on the left corner after you enter are not horrible
            -panini in the back near the pirates cove
            -ribs by the knight's kingdom
            -stir-fry in the marketplace in the back is made in front of you and has recognizeable chicken (if you order chicken) and veggies. Do NOT get the churros. :(

            Would a Chowhound eat it?
            I'll try to recalibrate my taste buds the next time I go to give a better answer.