Category Archives: Kings Island

New Kings Island Hanks Mexican Grill

150808 Kings Island Hank's Burrito Shack Bowl

One of the bigger dining plan changes for 2015 was the introduction of Hank’s Burrito Shack. The dining location added a custom Mexican style option for guests from burritos to tacos. Guests were able to choose their meat, veggies, salsas, and toppings to create their own dishes…and we loved them! (Reference: Review Hank’s Burrito Shack)

While we thought Hank’s was a really great option, especially for those with the Kings Island Dining Plans, it will be undergoing a change for 2017.

In the past, the meats were ground beef, shredded pork and beef. For 2017, Hank’s will get an upgrade in name to Hank’s Mexican Grill. In addition, all of the proteins will receive substantial upgrades featuring grilled chicken and other higher end meat items.

This will be great news for the “Chipotle” fans who come to expect higher end Mexican cuisine. We will be excited to see what the new Hank’s offers for this season and will offer a new review soon.

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New 2017 Kings Island Drink Refill Stations

Mystic Timbers will take all of the spotlight when Kings Island opens for 2017, and rightly so, as it is an AMAZING and thrilling ride! The 2017 Kings Island Dining Plans will not only offer Tom+Chee for the first time, but also other great options! However, there are additional new 2017 Kings Island drink refill stations that will make your life easier.

One of the biggest requests from guests is easier availability to refill their souvenir cups or get drinks in general. Now that Cedar Fair is offering an All-Season Drink Pass, the demand for liquid refreshment will be even greater.

One of the more noticeable changes guests will see are two new refill stations.

The first new refill station is besides the Rivertown Larosa’s Pizza building in what was a former games spot. The stand will offer four refill machines, bottled water, and a new iced tea dispenser. This is a key location to take the pressure off drink refills within Rivertown Pizza.

170413 Kings Island Rivertown Refresh Station

The second new refill station is at a building you may have never even noticed in Coney Mall, the ICEE Mix-It-Up. The building was sort of inconspicuous and not always open. The new facade is a major improvement and will now offer two refill stations on one side and three ICEE machines on the other side. Since the Coney Mall is such a busy section of the park, the new Coney Drink stand will really help alleviate wait for drinks.

170413 Kings Island Coney Drinks

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2017 Kings Island Dining Plans

2017 Kings Island Dining Plans

We have said it more than once. 2017 will be a great year for Kings Island, with the introduction of Mystic Timbers, the new family roller coaster through the back woods of the park. Of course you might still enjoy her big sister, The Beast, and the several other wooden roller coasters that now give Kings Island the most wood roller coaster track in the world. It is quite an accomplishment and the hundreds of workers behind-the-scenes should be commended on their extraordinary efforts!

Come late November and into December, we will be all thanking our lucky stars that we will also get to experience Winterfest! The return of this holiday event will give us all a chance to extend the season and see the park clad in lights, decorations, and of course holiday menu items. Stay tuned for more on that later in the season!

This year will also be the most exciting for the guests who purchase dining plans. New this year, you will get the opportunity to try new menu items and locations not previously available for dining plans.

So lets take a look at the 2017 Kings Island Dining Plans.

Single Day Meal Deal- $13.99 (Includes meal, side, and beverage)

All-Day Dining Plan- $29.99 (Eat every 90 minutes; no beverage included)

All-Season Dining Plan- $111.00/$138.00 (Platinum)(Eat twice per day spaced four hours apart; no beverage included)

All-Day Souvenir Cup- $10.99 (Free refills day of purchase/$1.00 per refill thereafter)

All-Season Souvenir Cup- $29.99

All-Season Drink Pass– $29.99

Helpful References:
Everything You Need to Know About the Cedar Fair All Season Souvenir Bottle
Is All-Season Dining Worth the Cost?
Is All-Day Dining Worth the Cost?

2017 Kings Island Dining Plans

Chick-fil-A (In Planet Snoopy)

– Chick-fil-A sandwich with waffle fries
– Chick-fil-A nuggets with waffle fries

Chicken Shack (In Action Zone)

– Hand breaded chicken tenders with fries (Review)
– Crispy chicken salad with Texas toast (Review)

Coney Potato Works (In Coney Mall)

– Gluten free chicken tenders with fresh cut fries
– Gluten free corn dog with fresh cut fries (Review)

Festhaus (In Oktoberfest)

– 2 slices of cheese pizza and breadsticks
– 2 slices of pepperoni pizza and breadsticks
– Chicken tenders with fries
– Burger with fries
– Entree Salad with Breadsticks
– Gluten free pizza

Hank’s Mexican Grill (In Oktoberfest)

– Burrito (Review)
– Burrito bowl (Review)
– Vegetarian Burrito Bowl
– Garden Salad

Juke Box Diner (In Coney Mall)

– Chicken Tenders and fries
– Bacon Cheeseburger and fries
– Grilled chicken sandwich and fries
– All-Beef Hot dog and fries

LaRosa’s Pizza (On International Street and in Rivertown)

– 2 slices of cheese pizza and breadsticks
– 2 slices of pepperoni pizza and breadsticks
– Entree salad and breadsticks

Panda Express (In Oktoberfest)

– Two entree plate and side

Planet Snoopy Grill (In Planet Snoopy)

– Chicken tenders with fries
– Bacon Cheeseburger with fries
– All-Beef Hot Dog with fries
– Corndog with fries

Potato Works (In Rivertown)

– Boneless Chicken Wings with Fresh Cut Fries

Reds Hall of Fame Grille (In Rivertown)

– Handbreaded chicken tenders with Saratoga chips (Review)
– Homer burger with Saratoga chips
– Curveball Chicken Sandwich with Saratoga chips
– Buffalo Chicken Salad (Review)

Subway (In Coney Mall & Soak City)

– Six inch sub and bag of chips

Tom+Chee (In Rivertown)

– Classic Grilled Cheese with Bag of Chips
– BBQ Bacon Grilled Cheese with Bag of Chips

Skyline Chili (On International Street and in Coney Mall)

– Two cheese coneys and fries
– 3-way and fries

2017 Kings Island Soak City Dining Plans

Coconut Cove Cafe (In Soak City)

– 2 slices of cheese pizza and breadsticks
– 2 slices of pepperoni pizza and breadsticks
– Entree Salad with Breadsticks
– Burger with fries
– Grilled Chicken Sandwich with fries

Island Smokehouse (In Soak City)

– Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders with Fries
– Fresh Shrimp with fries

Subway (In Coney Mall & Soak City)

– Six inch sub and bag of chips

2017 Cedar Fair Dining Plans

2017 California’s Great American Dining Plans
2017 Canada’s Wonderland Dining Plans
2017 Carowinds Dining Plans
2017 Cedar Point Dining Plans
2017 Dorney Park Dining Plans
2017 Kings Dominion Dining Plans
2017 Kings Island Dining Plans
2017 Knott’s Berry Farm Dining Plans
2017 Michigan’s Adventure Dining Plans
2017 Valleyfair Dining Plans
2017 World of Fun Dining Plans

References:

2016 Kings Island Dining Plans
2015 Kings Island Dining Plans

As always, dining plans are subject to change and availability. Did you see an option listed on the menu boards that was either new or removed? Be sure to take a picture and let us know below in the comments.

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