Bacon — a smoky, crispy, flavorful bite of heaven that is good until the very last crumb. Bacon adds so much flavor and makes any dish infinitely more delicious, and Guests who are looking to enjoy some while on a Disney vacation at the Walt Disney World Resort have tons of options. Nearly every Disney dining option on property that is open for breakfast serves up fresh bacon each day, but there are also some unique options that take bacon and elevate it to even higher levels of flavor with interesting combinations and preparations. From sweet to smoky and everything in between, here are the best bacon dishes that every bacon-lover has to try at the Walt Disney World Resort!
Blueberry Bacon Pancakes – Ale & Compass Restaurant
Bacon is a classic breakfast item, but Ale & Compass Restaurant at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort combines it with another morning staple to create a meal that is worth visiting for. The Blueberry Bacon Pancakes take traditional fluffy buttermilk pancakes and stuff them with ripe and juicy blueberries and chunks of crispy and smoky bacon. With a healthy dose of maple syrup on top and the option to even add bacon as a side, this is an amazing way to kick off any day at the Walt Disney World Resort with some delicious bacon.
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BLT + C – Wine Bar George
Wine Bar George in The Landing in Disney Springs is open for brunch, lunch, and dinner and serves up a menu of mostly small plates and charcuterie that pair well with hundreds of international wines hand-selected by Master Sommelier George Miliotes. Guests who visit the table service restaurant for lunch can also choose from several hearty entrée options including the BLT + C which takes the classic combination of bacon, lettuce, and tomato and elevates it with brioche bread, a creamy four-cheese sauce, and a side of house-made chips.
Maple Double Bacon – Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew
Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew is a popular quick service location on the West Side of Disney Springs that is well known for its vibrant interior, over-the-top takes on classic donuts, and totally decadent cold brew coffee creations. One of the most delicious menu options at Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew is the Maple Double Bacon donut from the Funky Bunch menu, which tops a maple iced donut with huge chunks of perfectly crispy bacon for the perfect combination of sweet and smoky. Run, don’t walk, to this unforgettable bacon treat!
Candied Bacon Skewer – Westward Ho
There are many snack locations throughout the Magic Kingdom that Guests enjoy each and every day, but one location in Frontierland that is home to a delicious bacon snack tends to be overlooked by many in the Disney Park. Westward Ho is a small standalone building on the shores of the Rivers of America found just across from Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café and Country Bear Jamboree and in front of the launch area for the rafts to and from Tom Sawyer Island. Guests who stop by Westward Ho for lunch and dinner can savor the Candied Bacon Skewer, which smothers a crispy piece of salty bacon in caramelized brown sugar and serves it with a side of chips. Served on a stick, this is the ultimate snack to enjoy while wandering through the Disney Park and soaking in the wonderful theming and sights.
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DB ‘Clothesline Candied Bacon’ – The Edison
One of the most unique dining locations at the Walt Disney World Resort is The Edison in The Landing area of Disney Springs, which is a table service restaurant designed to feel like an electric company from the 1920s. With a gothic and industrial interior, The Edison whisks Guests back to a bygone era with interesting entertainment acts including aerialists and contortionists, and a menu of American classics with unique twists. The DB ‘Clothesline Candied Bacon’ serves up bacon with maple and black pepper hanging from a literal clothesline, accompanied by fruit mostarda and sweet and spicy pickles. This is definitely a dish that is designed to be shared, but no Guest will want to after taking a bite!
Chicken ‘n’ Donuts – House of Blues Restaurant & Bar
Across Disney Springs on the West Side is the House of Blues Restaurant & Bar, which celebrates the history and culture of music while also serving up a menu of American favorites taken to the next level with indulgent twists. The House of Blues Restaurant & Bar is open for brunch on the weekends and Guests who visit can dig into the delicious Chicken ‘n’ Donuts, which pairs buttermilk fried chicken with sweet and smoky maple bacon donuts, bourbon maple syrup, honey sriracha sauce, brown butter powder, and chives.
Maple & Bourbon Nueske’s Bacon – STK Orlando
STK Orlando in The Landing area of Disney Springs is well known amongst Guests for serving up delicious American steakhouse classics with unique and decadent twists for brunch, lunch, and dinner. While enjoying their steaks and meals, Guests can soak in a modern interior that is often enlivened by music from an in-house DJ, and those who visit for dinner also have a wonderful bacon option to try. The Maple & Bourbon Nueske’s Bacon is a starter option that pairs smoky and crispy bacon with sweet maple, apple cabbage slaw, and pickled mustard seeds for an interesting combination of savory, sweet, crunchy, and spicy.