Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is a beautiful location that brings the nautical elegance of a New England seaside Resort to life through upscale architecture, décor, amenities, recreation, and more. Guests who stay at or visit the Disney Resort love enjoying a meal at Yachtsman Steakhouse, a table service location that is open for dinner each night and serves up some of the most delicious steaks and menu items at the Walt Disney World Resort.
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Yachtsman Steakhouse features an upscale and elegant setting that immediately transports Guests to the seaside through its décor and beautiful views of the lighthouse and Crescent Lake just outside the windows. Featuring several dining areas, most of the Yachtsman Steakhouse charms Guests with rustic pine beams, subtly patterned carpeting, crisp white tablecloths, nautical details adorning the walls, and light fixtures that mimic lanterns.
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One particular room at Yachtsman Steakhouse features a curved wall of windows looking out at Crescent Lake that is accented with a deep teal color, rounded windows that mimic portholes, and stately wooden beams. The ceiling in this room is the most stunning feature, and Guests can look up to find a large, lantern-themed chandelier in the center of wavy wooden accents and a series of windows that would look at home on the back of a stately vintage ship.
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Yachtsman Steakhouse absolutely brings a nautical and upscale feel to its interior, and it is designed to immerse Guests in the setting of a New England-style steakhouse, complete with an in-house dry-aging room. The dinner menu features mouthwatering options including some of the freshest seafood at the Walt Disney World Resort as well as indulgent steakhouse cuts that Guests will love enjoying.
A great way to begin any meal at Yachtsman Steakhouse is by ordering up beverages for the table, and the restaurant features an extensive menu of soft drinks, coffee beverages, teas, beer, wine, and more. Those who are looking to truly indulge can also order up a specialty cocktail, scotch or cognac selection, or even an after-dinner flight with wine and scotch options.
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Moving on to appetizers, Yachtsman Steakhouse features several delicious options including light starts, like the Caesar Salad with marinated white anchovies and olive oil croutons and the Steakhouse Wedge Salad with candied bacon, farmhouse eggs, radish, and smoky blue cheese vinaigrette. Guests can also enjoy rich French Onion Soup or indulgent Beef Carpaccio served with truffle aioli, Parmesan, fried capers, grilled artichoke, and smoked sea salt.
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Those who are looking to begin their meal with fresh seafood options can opt for the very popular Lobster Bisque, which is creamy and thick and served with lobster biscuits, crème Fraiche, and espelette oil. The other seafood appetizer option is the classic Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, which is poached in Old Bay seasoning and served with lemon and house-made cocktail sauce.
The butcher’s cut steaks are obviously what Yachtsman Steakhouse is most popular for, and Guests have several indulgent options to choose from for their entrees, each of which is served with one accompaniment selection such as mashed potatoes, potatoes-leek gratin, or house-made French fries. Enhancements can also be added to each butcher’s cut steak and Guests will love decadent choices like Oscar-style with Alaskan King Crab, asparagus, and Bearnaise, or olive-oil poached Half Maine Lobster.
There are four butchers cut steaks to select from at Yachtsman Steakhouse, some of which can be seen hanging in the dry-aging room when entering the restaurant. Guests can opt for the 8-oz Filet Mignon served with cognac-truffle butter, the 14-oz Roasted Prime Rib with horseradish cream and au jus, 16-oz Rib-Eye Steak accompanied by blue-cheese shallot butter, or the 12-oz New York Strip Steak with brandy-peppercorn sauce.
In addition to the butcher’s cut steaks, there are also several other land and sea entrée options at Yachtsman Steakhouse for Guests who are looking for something different. Guests who are still looking for a meat-based meal can enjoy the Dry-Aged Duroc Pork Chop with heirloom grits, charred rappini, and apple-cognac gastrique, or the Peruvian-Barbecued Chicken with colusari red rice, Brussels sprouts, fennel, and piquillo sauce.
Fresh seafood options are also available to Guests dining at Yachtsman Steakhouse, beginning with the Chef’s Catch of the Day, which rotates daily and is served with a charred tomatillo sauce, sunchokes, chorizo, pearl onions, and cilantro espuma. Also available is the delicious Seafood Cioppino which features a generous portion of shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, Ludic Absinthe, and fregola sarda.
Yachtsman Steakhouse is a largely traditional steakhouse, but there are also certain options to meet dietary preferences or restrictions, ensuring that there is something on the menu for every Guest to enjoy. The Sweet Potato and Seasonal Mushroom Dumplings are a plant-based entrée option that are accompanied by haricot vert, petite sorrel, and soubise.
Guests who are looking to truly indulge in an over-the-top meal at Yachtsman Steakhouse can choose from two Chef’s Signature Options which are designed to be shared between two Guests. The 28-oz Porterhouse for Two comes served with cognac-truffle butter and the choice of two steakhouse sides, and is the perfect romantic meal to share while dining at Yachtsman Steakhouse for dinner.
The other Chef’s Signature Offering menu option is the ultimate seafood indulgence that two Guests can share together. The Chilled Admiral’s Tower for Two is a massive and impressive serving of Maine lobster, snow crab, tuna tartar, jumbo shrimp, mussels, scallop ceviche, and charred octopus salad.
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No traditional steakhouse meal is complete without some classic sides, and Guests can order up as many as they would like to accompany their delicious butcher’s cut steaks and more. Steakhouse side selections at Yachtsman Steakhouse include Truffle Macaroni & Cheese, Roasted Seasonal Mushrooms, Creamed Spinach, Grilled Colossal Asparagus with Meyer lemon vinaigrette, House-made Truffle Fries, and Haricot Vert with Parmesan cream and crispy shallots.
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After so many delicious appetizers and entrée options, Guests might find themselves completely stuffed, but Yachtsman Steakhouse also serves up some totally decadent dessert options, including one specialty item that celebrates the Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary. Celebrating Layers of Magic features a rich chocolate cake with alternating layers of caramel and espresso mousse, chocolate chiffon with salted caramel crunch, chocolate ganache, and cassis cake and cream garnished with cocoa nib tuile and coconut-cassis sauce.
The Yachtsman Chocolate Cake is a very popular dessert option big enough for two Guests that features a chocolate decadence cake, dark chocolate mousse, mixed berry curd, peanut butter crunch, and mousse. Other dessert options at Yachtsman Steakhouse include Strawberry Shortcake, Crème Brulée with pickled local blueberries, orange, and candied Meyer lemon, and the plant-based Pineapple and Coconut Tart.
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Yachtsman Steakhouse is a truly indulgent dining experience at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort that perfectly combines the upscale feel of a New England steakhouse with perfectly prepared butcher’s cut steaks and fresh seafood. Guests should absolutely plan on enjoying a wonderful dinner at Yachtsman Steakhouse during any visit to the Walt Disney World Resort.