Disney’s Old Key West Resort was the very first Disney Vacation Club Resort that opened in 1991 and is themed to bring the charm and island feel of Key West to life. Guests who visit or stay at Disney’s Old Key West Resort are welcomed into Conch Flats, a small town in the Florida Keys that features pastel buildings with classic white molding, peaceful waterways, pool areas designed to feel like the beach, and quiet walkways that showcase the natural beauty of Florida.
In addition to the picturesque grounds, Disney’s Old Key West Resort offers up a variety of amenities including plenty of great dining options for Guests to enjoy each day. From table service meals infused with classic Florida ingredients to grab and go snack spots, there are plenty of delicious and convenient dining options available for Guests to enjoy. Let’s check out the various dining options at Disney’s Old Key West Resort and see just what makes each one so unique!
Disney’s Old Key West Resort is home to one table service restaurant that is run by a local of Conch Flats and helps to continue the immersive theming of the Disney Resort. Olivia’s Café is run by local Olivia who serves up breakfast, lunch, and dinner with menus featuring classic items that have been updated using flavors and ingredients that are popular in the Florida Keys.
Olivia’s Café features a bright and welcoming interior with brightly colored tile floors, white paneled ceilings, colorful pops for blue and turquoise, nautical details adorning the walls, and tropical fans swirling above to deliver a gentle breeze. The restaurant also boasts an outdoor seating area that provides Guests the opportunity to enjoy the gently Florida breeze and weather on days that aren’t too hot.
The menu at Olivia’s Café definitely tends to focus more on southern comfort foods, and breakfast is no exception with delicious entrée options such as Spam-Cheddar Biscuits, Papa’s Hash, Olivia’s Breakfast, Sombrero Beach Omelet, Waffle and Eggs and Buttermik Pancakes and Eggs. The most indulgent breakfast option on the menu is absolutely the Banana Bread French Toast which features perfectly prepared French toast topped with fresh bananas, Bahamian-Rum Syrup, coconut whipped cream, and a side of bacon or sausage.
Lunch at Olivia’s Café features several sandwiches are also available including Miss Vickie’s Veggie Burger, the Havana Beef Sandwich, and the Conch Flats Club Sandwich which is said to be popular with the locals! Those looking for a more filling lunch can opt for the Southernmost Buttermilk Chicken, Grilled New York Stip, Cayo Hueso Shrimp Pasta, and Captain Wahoo’s Catch of the Day which delivers the freshest seafood around, helping Guests truly believe like they are in the Florida Keys.
The dinner menu at Olivia’s Café features many of the same options as lunch including appetizers such as Conch Fritters served with key lime-mustard and remoulade, Crab Cakes, and Caesar Salad with Chicken, Shrimp, or Steak. Additional entrée options include the West Indian Tofu and Coconut Curry which is a plant-based option and the Slow-cooked Prime Rib which is fourteen ounces of perfectly cooked meat served with potatoes, seasonal vegetables, and cabernet demi-glace.
With so many delicious options, Guests might have a hard time saving room for dessert, but they definitely should! Olivia’s Café serves up some wonderful and decadent dessert options including a traditional Key Lime Tart paired with mango and raspberry sauce, Caramel Apple Tart, and Tropical Chocolate Tart. The star dessert is definitely the Banana Bread Pudding Sundae which is perfectly gooey and topped with bananas foster and vanilla bean ice cream.
Good’s Food to Go
Guests who are looking to enjoy a quick service meal at Disney’s Old Key West Resort can stop by Good’s Food to Go for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and enjoy an assortment of prepared options that feature some great flavors. Good’s Food to Go features an easy ordering counter where Guests can check out all of their options and a charming patio area filled with umbrella-covered picnic tables overlooking the water and boats.
While everything is prepared ahead of time at Good’s Food to Go, that does not result in any lack of flavor and Guests have some great breakfast choices available to them including the plant-based Harvest Breakfast Sandwich, Mickey Waffles, Breakfast Platter with eggs, bacon, potatoes, and a Mickey Waffle, and Miss Vicky’s Sandwich which features egg, sausage, and cheese on a brioche bun. Also available are sides such as assorted cereals, grits, oatmeal, and an assortment of fresh pastries.
Lunch and dinner at Good’s Food to Go feature the same menus with hot entrees including Loaded Nachos, Cheddar Cheeseburger, Barbecued Pulled Pork Sandwich, and Chicken Strips. There are also plenty of packaged salad and sandwich options available like the Pesto Chicken Sandwich, Shrimp Cobb Salad, Taylor Turkey Sandwich, Power Salad, Flagler Italian Sandwich, and Tuna Salad.
Gurgling Suitcase Libations & Spirits
The convenience of quick service ordering can also be enjoyed at Gurgling Suitcase Libations & Spirits which actually serves up a selection of items from the lunch and dinner menus at Olivia’s Café for Guests to enjoy to go. Featuring a dedicated bar area, Guests who stop by Gurgling Suitcase Libations & Spirits can enjoy some topical specialty cocktails that will transport them directly to the Florida Keys like the Turtle Krawl, Key West Loaded Bloody Mary, and Key West Freeze.
While sipping on their cocktails, Guests can also enjoy selections from the menus at Olivia’s Café including appetizers like the Conch Fritters and Caesar Salad and entrees including Miss Vicky’s Veggie Burger, the Bacon Cheeseburger, and the Southernmost Buttermilk Chicken. Also available at Gurgling Suitcase Libations & Spirits are Deep-fried Pickle Chips served with house-made ranch dressing and Barbecued Pulled Pork Nachos that are piled high with all the fixings.
Turtle Shack Poolside Snacks
The final dining option available to Guests at Disney’s Old Key West Resort is Turtle Shack Poolside Snacks which is quite literally located poolside to allow for easy access to some great quick service options throughout each afternoon and evening. The dining location is housed inside of a charming pastel building and Guests can step up to a convenient ordering counter before continuing to relax with their meals poolside.
Turtle Shack Poolside Snacks features a limited menu of entrée options to enjoy including Cheese Pizza, Pepperoni Pizza, Buttermilk Chicken Sandwich, Mango-Rum Barbecued Pulled Pork Sandwich, Tuna Salad, Loaded Nachos, Power Salad, and Caesar Salad. Guests who are looking for more of a snack can also choose from assorted fresh fruit, cookies, cupcakes, and ice cream. Also available at Turtle Shack Poolside Snacks are soft drinks, beer, wine, and several frozen cocktails to make relaxing poolside even more enjoyable!