Thrifty Thursday: Hold the Guac

What could be wrong with that?

I’ve written about this on my own blog, but it bears repeating: I love San Angel Inn. The food is good, the atmosphere is transporting and the drinks are heavenly. But there’s a hidden fee here that thrifty Mouseketeers may want to avoid.

When you take your seat overlooking El Rio del Tiempo, the waitress will offer you chips and salsa … and maybe you’d like some guacamole, too?? Of course you would!! Nothing goes better with chips and salsa than some nice, creamy, garlicy guacamole!

No one ever mentions that, while the chips and salsa are complimentary, that little bowl of guacamole is going to run you $6. Even with a belly full of margarita, that up-sell can be a little painful when you get the bill.

Next time you’re waitress offers you this devious bowl of heaven, make sure you know that your guacamole is going to cost you! 

Have you noticed a costly up-sell in Disney World? Share it in the comments below! 

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Melissa Sue works in higher education communications in upstate New York, where she lives with her husband Robert, a secondary school teacher, and her cavapoo George (as in King George). Melissa began visiting Disney World when she was six and today owns a piece of the magic at Bay Lake Tower. She blogs at Mouse on the Mind and tweets @msorrellsgalley. She’ll be contributing money-saving tips to The Affordable Mouse.

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8 Responses to Thrifty Thursday: Hold the Guac

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  2. Karen says:

    I agree. It’s not the best tasting guacamole anyways! Your better off ordering another margarita instead. :)

    • Melissa Sue says:

      Thanks, Karen!! I’m with you!! What bothers me most is that they don’t warn you about the charge–it’s not even on the menu!

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  4. Wow, thanks for the heads up! I might enjoy a side of guacamole, but it’s nice to know what it’s going to cost you.

    • Melissa Sue says:

      I had lunch there just yesterday, and I heard waitresses do it all around us. Every time, I wanted to stand up and say, “no! It’s not free!!”

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