Epcot is home to some of the most amazing dining options at the Walt Disney World Resort, especially throughout World Showcase. Each of the eleven pavilions shares cuisine from that country in amazing restaurants and grab-and-go locations. A great approach for Guests who are looking to sample food from every pavilion is to enjoy a snack from each country which can give them a taste of the cuisine without being too full to try more. Snacks also allow Guests to chow down while exploring each pavilion, so it’s a win-win! Here is the best snack to enjoy in each pavilion throughout Epcot’s World Showcase- happy snacking!
Mexico – Elote – Choza de Margarita
The Mexico Pavilion is home to several amazing eateries including Choza de Margarita, a quick service location that specializes in inventive and delicious margaritas. The restaurant also features a limited food menu with several filling choices and one great snack. Elote is sweet corn on the cob that is topped with chipotle aioli, queso cotija, and tajin chile-lime powder and pairs perfectly with any margarita served up at Choza de Margarita.
Norway – School Bread – Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe
The Norway Pavilion features Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe, a great quick service location that serves up traditional Norwegian pastries and treats that Guests can enjoy while exploring the pavilion or sitting on an open air patio. There are plenty of great choices on the menu at Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe, but the famous School Bread is always the best choice. This snack is worth the hype it has surrounding it as it features a fresh sweet roll that is filled with a creamy custard and then topped with shaved coconut for some crunch. Doughy, creamy, and crunchy- School Bread is a must enjoy snack in the Norway Pavilion!
China – Caramel-Ginger Ice Cream – Lotus Blossom Café
A great spot to stop for delicious food in the China Pavilion is Lotus Blossom Café which is open daily for lunch and dinner and serves up traditional Chinese cuisine in a quick service setting. Guests looking to cool off with a great snack will enjoy the Caramel-Ginger Ice Cream offered at Lotus Blossom Café which perfectly combines sweet caramel with the zesty bite of ginger for a unique flavor profile.
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Germany – Caramel Popcorn – Karamell-Kuche
Karamell-Kuche in the Germany Pavilion is very popular with Guests as it serves up decadent caramel-centered treats that are all mouthwatering. Featuring a convenient ordering counter with a line that passes right by the display cade filled with goodies, Guests love to order up the classic Caramel Popcorn which comes in either a small or large bag and is perfectly crunchy and coated in that delicious Werther’s Caramel. Pro tip- Guests should just buy the large bag because the small is never enough!
Italy – Coppa Del Nonno – Gelateria Toscana
A quick service stand in the front of the Italy Pavilion in World Showcase is the best spot to stop for an indulgent and refreshing snack. Gelateria Toscana serves up creamy and delicious gelato in many different flavors including chocolate, vanilla, pistachio, cookies and cream, and cherry. Guests can choose to enjoy their gelato plain, or in the form of a float, or special creation like the Coppa Del Nonno. This amazing snack allows Guests to indulge in vanilla, chocolate, and cookies and cream gelato topped with chocolate sauce, whipped cream, and amaretto cookies for a cool and refreshing snack.
America – Cookies ‘n Cream Funnel Cake – Funnel Cake
The America Pavilion welcomes Guests to dig into an all-American favorite that can typically be found at fairs and carnivals. The Funnel Cake stand is a convenient ordering counter on the far side of the pavilion that specialized in, well, funnel cakes and Guests can order up classic versions with powdered sugar or chocolate sauce, or opt for an even more indulgent snack. The Cookie ‘n Cream Funnel Cake is topped with powdered sugar, vanilla ice cream, crushed cookies, and chocolate sauce for a filling snack that Guests can enjoy while watching performances in the nearby America Gardens Theatre.
Japan – Kakigori – Kabuki Café
Another popular snack that has quite the following in Epcot’s World Showcase can be found at a quick service location in the front of the Japan Pavilion right across from World Showcase Lagoon. Kabuki Café features a fusion of Asian and Japanese offerings including sushi, but the Kakigori is the most popular item by far. This refreshing snack is traditional Japanese shaved ice and Guests can choose from strawberry, melon, cherry, tangerine, blue raspberry, or rainbow flavoring. The Kakigori can also be ordered with a sweet milk topping making it even more indulgent and refreshing on a hot day in Epcot.
Morocco – House-made Hummus Fries – Spice Road Table
A savory snack that packs some major flavor can be found at Spice Road Table in the Morocco Pavilion. The restaurant was previously a table service location but currently operates as a lounge where Guests can walk up and be seated whenever they’d like in a small indoor dining room or large outdoor patio facing World Showcase Lagoon. The menu at Spice Road Table focuses on small plates with the flavors of the Mediterranean and Guests will love the House-made Hummus Fries which are served with a citrus chipotle and preserved lemon. These bites are served warm and feature an interesting texture and spicy kick that is totally satisfying.
UK – Sausage Rolls and Chips – Rose & Crown Pub
A wonderful location to stop for both a snack and a beverage is the Rose & Crown Pub in the UK Pavilion. The restaurant is themed to feel like a cozy and friendly British pub with wooden panels and tables, decorative frosted glass, and lots of charm. Guests can order at the bar or grab a spot at several tables throughout the pub and order up pints of British classics as well as a hearty and savory snack. The Sausage Roll and Chips features a pastry roll stuffed with ground pork, apples, and herbs and served with a side of fries and pickled onions. This is definitely large enough for multiple Guests to share as a snack and is a great way to relax for a bit and soak in the atmosphere at the Rose & Crown Pub.
France — Bechamel, Cream, & Ham Galette– Crepes A Emporter by La Creperie de Paris
The France Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase recently gained an expansion with the addition of Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure and the table service Le Creperie de Paris. Guests who are looking to enjoy a quick service snack and enjoy the pavilion can stop by Crepes A Emporter by Le Creperie de Paris which is a convenient ordering counter attached to the table service location. There are several sweet crepes and savory galettes on the menu including the Bechamel, Cheese, and Ham Galette which is creamy, crunchy, and salty and the perfect thing to munch on while taking in the beauty of the France Pavilion.
Canada – Maple Popcorn – Popcorn in Canada
The final pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase is the Canada Pavilion where a quick service stand serves up a quintessential America favorite infused with a favorite Canadian flavor. The Popcorn in Canada stand cranks out classic buttered popcorn as well as delicious Maple Popcorn which is crunchy, sweet, and a unique flavor that Guests can enjoy while wandering through the pavilion and enjoying the gardens and waterfall. Maple Popcorn is the perfect end to a culinary snack tour of Epcot’s World Showcase!