In recent years, Disney Springs has become an ultimate foodie destination at the Walt Disney World Resort thanks to dozens of dining locations that serve up cuisine from around the world in all sorts of unique settings. Guests, in particular, can have an amazing time indulging in chocolate treats throughout Disney Springs as nearly every dining location features some form of chocolate delight on its menu. From grab-and-go snacks to indulgent desserts at table service restaurants, here is the ultimate chocolate lover’s guide to Disney Springs.
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Rainforest Café at Disney Springs
Beginning on the Marketplace side of Disney Springs, one of the first restaurants that Guests can experience is the Rainforest Café which features an extensive menu served up in several rooms that bring the wild and jungles to life. Amidst animatronic animals and lots of vegetation, chocolate lovers can enjoy the Sparkling Volcano, a massive chocolate brownie cake served with vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, caramel, and chocolate sauce. The Tribal Cheesecake also features a touch of chocolate with a classic New York-style cheesecake topped with whipped cream, raspberry sauce, and chocolate sauce.
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EARL of Sandwich
The quick service EARL of Sandwich is famous for, well, sandwiches, as well as a lengthy menu of soups, salads, wraps, and some classic bakery dessert items that chocolate lovers are sure to love. Chocolate lovers who stop by EARL of Sandwich can enjoy cookies, brownies, a “Brookie” combination of the two as well as Cookie Bites, and Brownie Bites, all of which make excellent grab-and-go snacks for strolling through the Marketplace at Disney Springs.
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A popular quick-service spot in the Marketplace at Disney Springs is AristoCrepes which can be found in its own open-air building with an easy ordering counter. Open only at select times each day, AristoCrepes features a menu with unique offerings and plenty of options for chocolate lovers. The Salted Caramel Bubble Waffle features a fluffy, fresh waffle topped with chocolate ice cream, pretzel pieces, whipped cream, crispy pearls, and caramel sauce and the Banana Chocolate-Hazelnut Crepe is a classic thin crepe with chocolate-hazelnut spread and salted caramel. The S’mores Crepe features a toasted marshmallow crème, chocolate sauce, and graham cracker crumbs, and the Cookies and Cream Crepe is great for chocolate lovers with a cream filling, chocolate chiffon cake, chocolate sauce, and cookie pieces.
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Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop
One of the ultimate stops for chocolate lovers in Disney Springs is the always amazing Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop. The famous company from San Francisco sells its signature chocolates as well as a plethora of ice cream treats, starting with the World Famous Hot Fudge Sundae, which tops vanilla ice cream with hot fudge, whipped cream, dices almonds, and a cherry. Hot fudge and a square of the famous chocolate can also be found topping the Ocean Beach Sea Salt Caramel Sundae and the Strike It Rich Butterscotch Hot Fudge Sundae. Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop also served delicious Thick Shakes which are decadently rich milkshakes that can be ordered in a small, medium, or large size in flavors including chocolate and cookies and cream, and the same flavors are offered as classic ice cream in a cup, cake cone, or sugar cone. The location also serves up chocolate specialty beverages including Sea Salt Caramel Hot Cocoa, Classic Hot Cocoa, and Frozen Hot Chocolate which is topped with whipped cream and Ghirardelli Mini Dark Chocolate Chips.
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Moving over to the Town Center area of Disney Springs, Guests can stop by a wonderful pastry shop filled to the brim with delicious options including plenty of choices for chocolate lovers. Amorette’s Patisserie features a large ordering counter where Guests can also check out the chefs in action creating and decorating. Chocolate lovers can dig into the Mickey Mousse, a signature pastry at Amorette’s Patisserie that features a chocolate chiffon cake with dark chocolate and white chocolate mousses. The location also offers specialty character cakes that look like Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald, and Pluto, and flavor options include chocolate chiffon cake with milk chocolate mousse and orange pate de fruit jelly or a lemon chiffon cake with white chocolate mousse and strawberry pate de fruit jelly. Amorette’s Signature Cake is also great for chocolate lovers with eleven layers of red velvet cake, chocolate cake, cherry mousse, chocolate mousse, raspberry pate de fruit jelly, and Italian buttercream. Other options for chocolate lovers at Amorette’s Patisserie include Amorette’s Rose with a chocolate biscuit, dark chocolate mousse, and raspberry sauce, Chocolate Macaron, Mickey Brownie, Chocolate Éclair, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and the Banana and Hazelnut Crepe with bananas, salted caramel, hazelnut spread, and powdered sugar.
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A unique table service restaurant that is especially popular with younger Guests is T-REX Restaurant which brings Guests back to prehistoric times. The interior of the restaurant is filled with tropical plants and larger than like animatronic dinosaurs that immerse Guests in the fun theme. After dining from an extensive list of American favorites for lunch and dinner, chocolate lovers can enjoy The Ultimate Prehistoric Smoothie with Two Treats with options such as Butterfinger, M&M’s, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, and Oreo Crumbles as well as the Chocolate Extinction which feeds four and features chocolate fudge cake and vanilla ice cream centered around a smoking volcano.
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Guests who are looking for a totally unique dining experience in Disney Springs can enjoy Paddlefish, a table service restaurant that features seafood classics all housed on a steamboat floating on Lake Buena Vista. After enjoying a delicious lunch or dinner, chocolate lovers can indulge in the Chocolate Layer Cake which is accompanied by an assortment of fresh berries and whipped cream. This chocolate treat is the perfect way to end a great meal at Paddlefish looking out at water views!
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Terralina Crafted Italian
The Landing at Disney Springs is home to Terralina Crafted Italian, a wonderful location that serves up authentic Italian cuisine prepared in a traditional wood-burning oven. Executive Chef Justin Plank created a comforting and truly delicious menu that Guests can enjoy in a rustic setting or on the outdoor veranda and, as with any Italian meal, dessert is a must. Chocolate lovers dining at Terralina Crafted Italian can enjoy the Double Chocolate Cake with caramel sauce, toffee crunch, and fresh berries, traditional Cannoli with chocolate chips, and toffee crunch, Tiramisu with chocolate sauce and fresh berries, or chocolate ice cream. A truly indulgent option is the Espresso Sundae which pairs freshly brewed espresso with vanilla ice cream, pizzelle cookies, chocolate sauce, and toffee crunch.
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Guests looking to enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine in Disney Springs can stop by Frontera Cocina for lunch or dinner in the Town Center area. The menu features traditional flavors and ingredients brought to life by Chef Rick Bayless and Guests are sure to love each bite that pairs perfectly with the bright interior and beautiful water views. Dessert at Frontera Cocina features the unique Ancho Chili Chocolate Ice Cream which is the perfect combination of rich chocolate and spicy chilis for an unforgettable end to the meal.
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One of the most popular locations to head to for dessert in Disney Springs is Sprinkles in the Town Center area. This vibrant bakery serves up an array of inventive and delicious cupcakes baked fresh each day and they can be ordered inside at the counter or through the incredible Cupcake ATM machine located just outside. Chocolate lovers have plenty of cupcake options to choose from at Sprinkles including Black and White, Chocolate Marshmallow, Dark Chocolate, and Vanilla Milk Chocolate. Guests can also enjoy Chocolate Chip Cookies, Double Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brownie-flavored Cookies, and ice cream flavors including Chocolate, Rocky Road, Cookies n’ Cream, and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough all of which can be topped with chocolate sauce and crushed Oreos. A truly indulgent way to enjoy a chocolate snack at Sprinkles is by ordering the Cookie Sandwich which sandwiches one scoop of chocolate ice cream between two fresh chocolate chip cookies.
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Cookes of Dublin
Cookes of Dublin is a quick service location in The Landing at Disney Springs that serves up Irish cuisine that is both comforting and delicious in a beautiful bright space with both indoor and outdoor seating. Chocolate lovers can visit Cookes of Dublin and indulge in the Raspberry & White Chocolate Blondie for a great combination of rich and fruity. Those with dietary restrictions can also enjoy the Luscious Chocolate Brownie which is gluten, dairy, and sugar-free while still maintaining a rich chocolate flavor profile.
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Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant
Just around the corner from Cookes of Dublin is Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant where Guests can enjoy Irish cuisine in a table service environment that is themed to feel like a classic pub. Throughout their meals, Guests can enjoy live entertainment in the form of bands and Irish Step Dancers and chocolate lovers have a wonderful option to end their meals with. Rocky Road to Raglan features a double chocolate and smoked almond brownie topped with chocolate ice cream, house-made marshmallow, toffee crunch, chocolate soil, and raspberry puree for an intensive chocolate flavor lightened with tartness from the raspberry.
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Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC
Chocolate lovers who also have dietary restrictions might often find themselves limited to the treats that they can enjoy, but one location in The Landing at Disney Springs is the perfect destination for them. Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC is a brightly-themed bakery with a cheerful pink interior that serves up an array of gluten-free, vegan, and kosher treats that all pack amazing flavor. Chocolate lovers have plenty of options to choose from at Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC including a Brownie Cupcake, Cookies and Cream Donut, Chocolate-dipped Donut, Chocolate Teacake, Chocolate Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip Cookie, Thin Mints, Chocolate Ice Cream, Hot Chocolate, and more.
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The Boathouse in The Landing at Disney Springs is a very popular restaurant where Guests can enjoy an elegant nautical theme with beautiful views of Lake Buena Vista. The lunch and dinner menu at The Boathouse is an extensive array of seafood and steaks, and chocolate lovers can cap off their wonderful meals with several options. The Brownie Sundae features a warm, fresh brownie topped with cherry compote, vanilla ice cream, and pecan pralines, and the Macadamia Turtle Pie is big enough to serve two and comes served with vanilla ice cream, chocolate, and caramel sauces. The most decadent chocolate item on the menu at The Boathouse is the Triple Chocolate Layer Cake which is large enough for two Guests and features a moist and rich cake served with vanilla ice cream.
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Vivoli il Gelato
Gelato is always a good idea, and Guests who visit The Landing at Disney Springs can check out Vivoli il Gelato, a beautiful quick service location that serves up mouthwatering concoctions with creamy gelato. There are virtually endless options for chocolate lovers to enjoy at Vivoli il Gelato beginning with flavors including Chocolate Chip, Cookies and Cream, Dark Chocolate, Mint Chocolate Chip, and White Chocolate Hazelnut that can all be enjoyed in cups or waffle cones. Guests can also enjoy a custom milkshake with two gelato flavors or the Mint Cookies N Cream Shake which combines mint chocolate chip and cookies and cream gelato with chocolate sauce, crushed cookies, and cherries. Other specialty offerings at Vivoli il Gelato include a Bombolato where Guests can choose a flavor of gelato and sauce to be served inside of a warm donut, a Truffle Brownie A la Mode which tops a fresh brownie with one scoop of gelato and whipped cream, and the Cookie sandwich which features one scoop of gelato between two fresh cookies. Vivoli il Gelato also serves up fresh waffles and chocolate lovers can enjoy the Cookies and Cream Waffle with Oreo cookies, cookies and cream gelato, and whipped cream or the Chocolate Chip Waffle with chocolate chips, chocolate sauce, and whipped cream.
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One of the most popular destinations for chocolate lovers in Disney Springs is Gideon’s Bakehouse which serves up decadent treats including cookies that are a half-pound each in a moody and themed environment that is a touch macabre and a touch whimsical. Chocolate lovers can enjoy the Original Chocolate Chip Cookie, Pistachio Toffee Chocolate Chip, Cookies & Cream, or Triple Chocolate Chip in addition to the Daily Chocolate Cake Slice which rotates flavors each day of the week. Gideon’s Bakehouse also serves up specialty items that change each month and are often chocolate-based, so Guests can return time and time again for new treats!
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Paradiso 37, Taste of the Americas
Paradiso 37, Taste of the Americas can be found on the shores of Lake Buena Vista in The Landing at Disney Springs and serves up a blend of flavors from North, Central, and South America in a vibrant interior for lunch and dinner. After choosing from an extensive menu, chocolate lovers can also enjoy several options from the unique dessert menu at the restaurant. The Mexico City Churros are perfectly coated in cinnamon and sugar and are served with caramel and chocolate dipping sauces and the P37 Mini Ice Cream Cone features four individual waffle cones filled with chocolate, cookies n’ cream, vanilla, and strawberry ice creams.
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The Ganachery in Disney Springs is a chocolate lover’s dream as every corner of the store is filled with indulgent chocolate treats of all sorts to enjoy. The main items offered at The Ganachery are the signature chocolates which can be purchased in various quantities and include flavors like milk chocolate, chipotle pepper, Egyptian sea salt, raspberry, caramel fleur de sel, coconut, pistachio, cinnamon, coffee, peanut butter, and seasonal flavors. The Ganachery also features larger chocolate bars in various flavors, a variety of crispy chocolate pearls, chocolate lollipops, chocolate marshmallows, chocolate toffee, and chocolate-based beverages. Guests who visit the location can also enjoy the freshly prepared S’mores which features the signature chocolate and a freshly torched marshmallow that is prepared right in front of Guests in the show kitchen.
The Edison in Disney Springs is a unique location that welcomes Guests to dine in what is themed as an old electric company on a unique menu that can be enjoyed while watching live entertainment such as contortionists and music. The menu features an inventive array of ingredients and chocolate lovers have the Triple Chocolate Voltage Cake to end a meal at The Edison. This treat features a moist cake combined with chocolate hazelnut cream, chocolate crunch, chocolate ganache, and raspberry for rich flavor with a hint of nuttiness and tartness.
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Maria e Enzo’s Ristorante and Enzo’s Hideaway
Authentic and comforting Italian food is always on the menu at the beautiful Maria e Enzo’s Ristorante in The Landing at Disney Springs. The menu features a crafted selection of true Italian favorites that will transport Guests to various regions of Italy, and the dessert options include several chocolate delights. The Cannoli Siciliano combines sweet ricotta, chocolate chips, and candied oranges, the Tiramisu features a dusting of cocoa powder on ladyfinger cookies, mascarpone cheese, and coffee, and there is also creamy chocolate Gelato that comes with a portion of two scoops. The best chocolate option at Maria e Enzo’s Ristorante is the Chocolate Ganache which tops a bittersweet chocolate tart with toasted marshmallow meringue and orange caramel. The exact same chocolate options are also served up over at Enzo’s Hideaway which is themed to feel like a 1920s speakeasy and welcomes Guests to sip on unique cocktails and dine on Italian classics.
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Guests who are looking for a great grab-and-go meal while in The Landing at Disney Springs can stop by Pizza Ponte for a hot slice. The quick-service location serves up specialty pizzas by the slice as well as sandwiches and salads, and chocolate lovers can also opt for several sweet treats to top off their meals with. Pizza Ponte offers up classic Chocolate Chip Cookies, a decadent Chocolate Cake, and a traditional Cannoli with sweet ricotta and chocolate chips.
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STK Orlando is an amazing option that Guests can enjoy for brunch or dinner as it serves up steakhouse classics with a modern twist in an environment that is distinctly modern and topped off with live music being spun by an in-house DJ. After enjoying their meals, chocolate lovers at STK can dig into the Chocolate Cake with a rich chocolate ganache sauce, Warm Chocolate Chip Cookie served with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce, and the Bag O’ Donuts that are coated in cinnamon sugar and served with dulce de leche, spiced chocolate, and raspberry dipping sauces.
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Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’
One of the most popular restaurants in Disney Springs is Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ which welcomes Guests into a rustic and industrial interior where Southern comfort food is infused with the fresh flavors of Florida. After digging into hearty options like fried chicken, deviled eggs, and hush puppies, Guests can end their lunch or dinner on a sweet note with the indulgent Hamilton County Chocolate Pecan Pie. The recipe is over one hundred years old and from the Smith Family Farm and features a rich and moist cake with crunchy pecans served with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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D-Luxe Burger is obviously well-known for its massive burgers that are topped with big flavors ad unique combinations, but the quick service restaurant in Disney Springs also serves up some creamy artisanal shakes that chocolate lovers are sure to enjoy. The Chocolate Gelato Shake blends vanilla gelato with dark chocolate sauce and tops it with whipped cream, dark chocolate drizzle, and a maraschino cherry, the S’mores Gelato Shake blends vanilla gelato with toasted marshmallow, dark chocolate sauce, and graham crackers crumbs and tops it with whipped cream, marshmallows, a dark chocolate drizzle, and graham cracker, and the Cookies ‘n Cream Gelato Shakes combines vanilla gelato with chocolate cookie pieces and tops it with whipped cream and cookie crumbles.
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Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill
The Town Center at Disney Springs is home to Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill which takes the renowned chef’s California cuisine and serves it up in a large dining room with high vaulted ceilings, industrial lighting, and comfortable booth seating. No indulgent lunch or dinner at Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill is complete without some dessert and chocolate lovers can dig into the Chocolate Cookie Crunch Milkshake, chocolate Gelato, or the Layered Chocolate Cake which features raspberries, chocolate gelato, and chocolate sauce.
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Chef Guy Fieri of Food Network fame brings his signature flair and style to Disney Springs with Chicken Guy!, a quick-service restaurant that specializes in all things chicken. After digging into classic chicken tenders and an extensive menu of flavorful dipping sauces, chocolate lovers can also dive into some delicious Flavortown Shakes that pack some serious flavor. There is a classic Chocolate Shake in addition to the Triple Double Mint which takes hand-spun mint chocolate soft serve and combines it with crushed Oreo cookies, chocolate mints, chocolate syrup, and whipped cream, and the Oreo which combines hand-spun vanilla soft serve with crushed Oreo cookies and a topping of whipped cream.
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Planet Hollywood in the Town Center of Disney Springs welcomes Guests in for lunch and dinner to dine on American favorites amongst memorabilia from some of Hollywood’s biggest names and films. Dessert at Planet Hollywood is a limited menu, but chocolate lovers can enjoy the Brownie Cheesecake Star Jar which layers a double chocolate brownie with chocolate pudding and cheesecake and tops it with vanilla ice cream, caramel, and a chocolate sauce drizzle for a compact treat that serves up some serious chocolate goodness.
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Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew
Chocolate Lovers who enjoy doughnuts have the ultimate location to visit on the West Side at Disney Springs. Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew serves up freshly made doughnuts that are topped with unique and creative flavors and ingredients for indulgent bites that can’t be missed. In addition to the classic Chocolate Iced and Sprinkles doughnut, Guests can also try the Peanut Butter Explosion, S’mores Galore, Brooklyn Blackout, Cookies & Cream, Nutella Boston Cream, and Mounds Coconut Dream. Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew also features “Toppers” which are specialty beverages topped with a whole doughnut and chocolate lovers can order up the Super Chocolate Topper which features a double chocolate nitro ice beverage topped with a Brooklyn Blackout or the Peanut Butter Topper with Reese’s Nitro iced beverage topped with a Peanut Butter Explosion.
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Splitsville Dining Room
The West Side at Disney Springs is home to Splitsville, a retro bowling alley with modern updates where Guests can enjoy some friendly competition to see who can score the most strikes. While bowling, Guests can also check out the Splitsville Dining Room, a table service restaurant that serves up an extensive menu of American cuisine including two chocolate dessert options. Chocolate lovers will enjoy the Ghirardelli Brownie a la Mode with a Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate Brownie topped with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, sprinkles, and a cherry and the Super Sundae with vanilla and chocolate ice cream smothered in chocolate sauce, caramel, whipped cream, sprinkles, and a cherry.
City Works Eatery & Pour House
City Works Eatery & Pour House is a fun and vibrant table service restaurant where Guests can enjoy a creative menu of American cuisine with fun names that pair perfectly with an extensive selection of craft brews from around the country. There are several chocolate options that can be ordered up at City Works Eatery & Pour House include a Baked Cookie, Peanut Butter Snickers Pie with Oreo cookie crust, peanut butter mousse, whipped cream, Snickers, chocolate, and caramel sauce, S’mores Dip with Hershey’s Chocolate, graham crackers, and marshmallow, and the Celebration Sundae which tops a chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream, chocolate, caramel, whipped cream, and a maraschino cherry.
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House of Blues Restaurant & Bar
The final stop for chocolate lovers in Disney Springs is the House of Blues Restaurant & Bar where Guests can dine on classic Southern comfort foods infused with global flavors. Open for brunch, lunch, and dinner, Guests can enjoy a rustic and industrial atmosphere in addition to one chocolate treat. The Brownie at the House of Blues Restaurant & Bar is a rich and chocolaty bite topped with vanilla ice cream and a creamy peanut butter sauce making it a great way to end any meal at the restaurant.
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