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A Taste of the Riviera – Dining at Topolino’s Terrace

Disney’s Riviera Resort is one of the newest Disney Resorts at the Walt Disney World Resort and the beautiful location whisks Guests across the Atlantic to the Mediterranean Sea for an elegant and opulent experience. The Disney Resort brings the culture and charm of the Riviera to life through architecture, sprawling grounds, and several delicious dining options.

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Topolino's Terrace

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Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera, named after the Italian translation of Mickey, is one of the most popular Disney dining options at Disney’s Riviera Resort and is open daily for breakfast and lunch. Situated at the very top of the Disney Resort, the restaurant offers up some of the best views at the Walt Disney World Resort that pair perfectly with two menus that are packed with indulgent flavors.

Dining Room

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The interior of Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera brings the Mediterranean to life with a modern interpretation of the artwork and details found throughout the seaside destination. Guests can enjoy bright pops of color found in intricately patterned carpeting, tiles, and accents in addition to stunning modern light fixtures that look like sunbeams reaching down from above.

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While the modern interior of Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera is stunning, it’s the view that steals the show through large windows showcasing the beauty of Disney’s Riviera Resort, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, the Disney Skyliner, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and more. The view is beautiful in the mornings, but sunset is truly unforgettable each night as the sun casts a lovely glow behind the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in Disney’s Hollywood Studios in the distance.

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Terrace

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The views from Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera can be enjoyed from the indoor dining area as well as a comfortable and charming outdoor patio that features lounge seating, a separate bar, and bright pops from blue awnings above. The terrace is the perfect location to grab a drink before a dinner reservation or even after when overhead string lights cast a gentle glow that pairs perfectly with the view.

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Each morning kicks off at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera with Breakfast a la Art with Mickey & Friends, a culinary celebration where Guests can wave to Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, and Daisy Duck as they walk through the restaurant. Each character is wearing a special outfit designed to honor the arts, and they are beautifully detailed as well as cute making it an unforgettable character dining experience!

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Riviera Blend French Press

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The breakfast menu at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera is a prix-fixe arrangement, and the best way to begin any hearty breakfast is with a beverage including soft drinks, fresh juice, the Riviera Resort Blend French Press, and other coffee options. Guests can also opt to indulge in cocktails including the Classic Mimosa, Riviera Bloody Mary, and Classic Bellini.

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Fruit Plate

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The breakfast entrée options at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera include everything from light and healthy to totally decadent, and Guests are sure to love kicking off their morning with the Fruit Plate which is a beautifully arranged presentation of fresh fruits, honey yogurt, seed granola, and toasted sunflower butter that will fuel Guests up for the day.

Quiche Gruyere

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There are also several egg-based breakfast options that Guests can enjoy beginning with the classic Two Egg-Any Style paired with roasted potatoes and the choice of bacon, ham, sausage, or plant-based sausage. Also available is the Quiche Gruyere with house-made pancetta, roasted potatoes, gruyere, and lemon vinaigrette and the plant-based Wild Mushroom Scramble with spinach, plant-based eggs, plant-based sausage, and tomatoes.

Sour Cream Waffle

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Avocado Toast has quickly become a favorite breakfast option for many Guests, and Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera’s interpretation tops ciabatta with prosciutto, a poached egg, toy box tomatoes, fennel, and harissa vinaigrette. Just as indulgent is the Sour Cream Waffle with roasted apple, Chantilly, orange-maple syrup, and the choice of side meat.

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Wood-fired Butchers Steak

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Guests who are looking for a protein-based breakfast option at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera can go with the Smoked Salmon which tops an everything bagel with tomato, red onion, salmon, cream cheese, and capers, or the Wood-fired Butchers Steak accompanied by polenta, pomodoraccio tomatoes, roasted onions, wild mushroom conserva, and watercress.

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Dinner at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera is an entirely different experience where the menu is inspired by the small restaurants found on the cliffs of the Riviera in both France and Italy. The dining options all feature indulgent ingredients and flavors popular in the region, and Guests are sure to feel as though they are just steps away from the beautiful Mediterranean Sea.

Modern Fashioned

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Like breakfast, Guests can begin their dinner with a selection of beverages including unique non-alcoholic options like the Strawberry-Cucumber Spritzer, Peche Repose, and Garden Mint Soda. Also available are a variety of wines from the Riviera as well as specialty cocktails like the Modern Fashioned, Pomegranate Paradiso, French Rose, Boulevardier, and Champagne Cocktail.

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Gnocchi

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The dinner menu begins with a selection of Antipasto including Olives Marinees with lemon, garlic, marjoram, and bay leaf and Ricotta with tomato, aged balsamic, cracker pepper, basil, and epi. A more indulgent option that Guests are sure to love is the Gnocchi which pairs duck confit with pesto Bianco, garden kale, and pine nuts.

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Fritto Misto

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Seafood lovers have several Antipasto options to choose from at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera beginning with the Slow-roasted Octopus with soffritto, crispy panisse, saffron aioli, roasted garlic, and mint. Also available are the Escargot en Gourgeres with butter, lemon, garlic, and parsley, and the Fritto Misto paired with artichokes, mushrooms, zucchini, herbs, and a golden raisin mostarda.

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Chestnut Veloute

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In addition to the Antipasto, Guests can also indulge in several Starters like the Chestnut Veloute with pancetta, mushroom, truffle, and honeycomb tuile. Those looking for a salad can choose between the Romaine Insalata with ricotta, lemon, and olive oil and the Pear and Endive Salad with prosciutto, Roquefort, and pine nut Florentine.

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Lobster Linguini

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Moving on to main course options, no Italian meal in the Riviera is as indulgent as fresh pasta, and Guests can dig into the Rigatoni which is accompanied by braised chicken sugo, rapini, wild mushrooms, and Parmigiano-Reggiano. Those looking for a seafood option can enjoy the Lobster Linguine with a decent portion of lobster, English peas, sauce Americaine, pickled onions, and squid ink tuile.

Bouillabaisse

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The seafood options continue with the traditional French classic Bouillabaisse which is a provincial fish stew featuring red snapper, branzino, clams, shrimp, mussels, fennel, and saffron rouille. This is definitely the most decadent seafood option at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera and a must-try for any seafood lover.

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Diver Scallops

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Also available for dinner are the Diver Scallops which top a celery root risotto with buerre noisette, baby shitake mushrooms, sunchokes, and black truffle. The final seafood entrée option is the Classic Sole Meuniere with sea beans, capers, lemon, romanesco, cauliflower, artichokes, and petite potatoes.

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Filet Mignon

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Those looking for a heartier meat-based option at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera can indulge in the Filet Mignon which is prepared to preference and accompanied by potato puree, soubise, pickled scallions, onion jus, and guanciale shallot jam. The French Veal Chop is also a satisfying option with Pommes fondantes, baby Brussels sprouts, and a Sicilian salsa verde.

Petit Farcis

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Guests who are following a plant-based diet while dining at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera can enjoy the Petit Farcis which pairs a kale and cashew-stuffed honeynut squash with trumpet royale, pickled mushroom, and a plant-based demi-glace for a flavorful option.

Warm Chocolate Cake

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Italian and French cuisines are well known for their decadent desserts, and Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera delivers, with four delicious options beginning with the Cheese Board filled with Mediterranean flavors and accompaniments. Also available are the Warm Chocolate Cake, Vanilla and Citrus Crème Brulee, and plant-based Fruits of the Forest.

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Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera welcomes Guests into a stunning and modern interpretation of the rich culture and history of the Riviera while serving up authentic Italian and French favorites. With a stunning atmosphere, view, and menu, breakfast or dinner at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera is a must-do for every Guest at the Walt Disney World Resort!

About Caitlin Kane

Caitlin Kane has been visiting Walt Disney World since she was a child and has developed a deep love and appreciation of the Disney Parks with a particular interest in the small details and history that can be found all around. Visiting every chance she gets, Caitlin loves to enjoy the ambiance of the Disney Parks and try something new every time. She can often be found eating and drinking her way through the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, riding the Haunted Mansion, sipping on a Lapu Lapu, pretending Illuminations: Reflections of Earth was still in existence, and enjoying seeing the magic through the eyes of her children. When not in WDW, Caitlin can be found at home in New York dreaming of a ride on Living with the Land and counting down the days until her next trip.