Bring the Heat! The Best Buffalo Chicken in Walt Disney World

Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese
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Chicken is one of the most widely loved proteins because of the immense level of versatility it provides when cooking with it. Chicken can be transformed with different cooking styles and a few simple ingredients and flavors that create a bold and memorable bite from nearly every type of cuisine.

Buffalo chicken is a very popular way to prepare the protein that involves using a spicy buffalo sauce to coat the chicken, providing heat and moisture. Buffalo chicken can be breaded or marinated, served hot or cold, and be used in a variety of different dishes like sandwiches, wraps, salads, dips, and more.

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Guests who enjoy a vacation at the Walt Disney World Resort have many different dining options to choose from, with cuisines from around the world and delicious menu options. There are several dining locations that also serve up delicious buffalo chicken in a variety of styles, and fans of the flavorful presentation of protein should not miss any of these offerings!

Buffalo Chicken Dip

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City Works Eatery & Pour House– Buffalo Chicken Dip

The West Side of Disney Springs features some very popular restaurants, including City Works Eatery & Pour House, a table service restaurant that serves up nearly one hundred different beers on tap that pair perfectly with classic American cuisine. Open for brunch, lunch, and dinner, City Works Eatery & Pour House features some truly indulgent menu items with bold flavors, and a great option for Guests to share is the Buffalo Chicken Dip which combines pulled buffalo chicken, blue cheese cream, and house-made giardiniera served with a side of crunchy corn tortilla chips for dipping.

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Buffalo Chicken

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Splitsville Dining Room – Buffalo Chicken

Also found in the West Side of Disney Springs is Splitsville Dining Room, a retro restaurant attached to the popular bowling alley that serves up a menu of contemporary American classics and some of the best sushi at the Walt Disney World Resort. Guests who visit Splitsville for lunch or dinner can enjoy the restaurant’s Buffalo Chicken which is a sandwich of hot sauce smothered breaded chicken, ranch dressing, lettuce, and tomato served with a side of fries. With the perfect balance of heat from the buffalo and coolness from the ranch, this sandwich is a must enjoy!

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Buffalo Chicken Sandwich


D-Luxe Burger – Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

A fantastic quick-service alternative in the Town Center area of Disney Springs serves up mouthwatering burgers and sandwiches that are stacked as high as can be with indulgent toppings. D-Luxe Burger is open each day for lunch and dinner, and Guests can enjoy filling options like the Buffalo Chicken Sandwich in a rustic and industrial setting. This flavorful sandwich tops a fried chicken breast with buffalo-ranch sauce, blue cheese crumbles, bacon, lettuce, and tomato for the perfect balance of crunch from the vegetables and hearty chicken in every single bite.

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Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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ABC Commissary – Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Disney’s Hollywood Studios is home to several quick-service locations that are great options for lunch and dinner in the Park, and many Guests love to enjoy a meal at the ABC Commissary in Commissary Lane. Themed to feel like a commissary at a working studio, the déco-inspired dining area is perfect for enjoying contemporary American favorites, including one option that combines delicious buffalo chicken with gooey grilled cheese. The Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich features grilled sourdough with buffalo chicken, Monterey, provolone, cheddar, and cream cheese with a side of buffalo sauce for dipping and choice of side with options including Mexican Rice, Arugula-Farro Salad, and Steak Fries.

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Buffalo Chicken Salad


Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant – Buffalo Chicken Salad

Also found in Commissary Lane in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant, which is one of the most immersive dining locations at the Walt Disney World Resort. The table service restaurant serves up lunch and dinner to Guests who are seated in vintage cars in perpetual nighttime, all facing a massive screen. Guests can watch sci-fi cartoons and film clips while enjoying American favorites, including the Buffalo Chicken Salad. This hearty and filling salad tops mixed greens with fried chicken strips coated in buffalo sauce, bacon, tomato, red onion, cucumber, shredded cheddar, fried tortilla strips, and cilantro-ranch dressing.

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Cookes of Dublin

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Cookes of Dublin – Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

Buffalo chicken might not be the first food that comes to mind when contemplating Irish cuisine, but one location in Disney Springs features an amazing take on the meal with big flavors. Cookes of Dublin is a quick-service location adjacent to Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant that serves up traditional Irish cuisine for lunch and dinner in an interior that is both modern and traditional. The Buffalo Chicken Sandwich at Cookes of Dublin features a massive serving of fried chicken with buffalo on a fresh bun paired with fresh chips (fries!).

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Buffalo Chicken Wrap

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Earl of Sandwich – Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Earl of Sandwich in the Marketplace at Disney Springs is one of the oldest quick-service restaurants in the area and features a menu of fresh and flavorful sandwiches, soups, and salads each day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There are plenty of inventive options to enjoy from Earl of Sandwich, but many Guests love the Buffalo Chicken Wrap which fills a fresh tortilla with grilled chicken, cheddar, romaine, Roma tomatoes, celery salt, buffalo sauce, and a blue cheese dressing for the perfect combination of flavors that are present in every single bite.

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Buffalo Chicken Chips

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Trilo-Bites – Buffalo Chicken Chips

A unique take on buffalo chicken can be found at a quick-service counter located in the Dinoland section of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Trilo-Bites is housed inside of a bright red building with a rustic and quirky sign that is fitting for Dinoland, and the location features a limited menu of mainly sweet treats with one savory option. The Buffalo Chicken Chips feature a bed of crunchy, fresh chips that are topped with bite-sized chunks of buffalo chicken, celery, carrots, green onions, and a drizzle of ranch sauce. The Buffalo Chicken Chips are an amazing snack to enjoy while exploring all that Dinoland has to offer!

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Buffalo Chicen Salad


Rix Sports Bar and Grill – Buffalo Chicken Salad

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort features many different dining options for Guests to enjoy, including the often-overlooked Rix Sports Bar & Grill, where they can order up updated sports bar favorites while watching games and events on dozens of overhead televisions. Rix Sports Bar & Grill is a table service restaurant open for all three meal periods each day, but Guests who dine there for lunch and dinner can dig into the Buffalo Chicken Salad which tops a bed of greens with fried buffalo chicken, blue cheese crumbles, tomato, red onion, cucumber, celery, and chipotle ranch dressing for layers of heat paired perfectly with fresh crunchiness.

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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.