Don’t Tell Donald! The Best Duck Dishes in Walt Disney World

Peking Duck
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The Walt Disney World Resort is home to countless restaurants that serve cuisines from around the world in unique and delicious ways. Guests who stop to enjoy a meal during their Disney vacation can indulge in a massive variety of different foods including duck which is a popular meat used in many cultures and is especially prominent in Asian cuisine.

Duck can be prepared in a number of ways including roasting and baking, and when cooked well is moist and juicy on the inside with a crispy skin for texture. Guests who are looking to enjoy duck while at the Walt Disney World Resort have several delicious options to choose from, with each option featuring rich flavors and beautiful presentations. Let’s check out the best duck dishes to enjoy a various restaurants in Walt Disney World- just don’t tell Donald Duck!

Bhaktapur Duck

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Bhaktapur Duck – Yak & Yeti Restaurant

Disney’s Animal Kingdom features several table service options for Guests including Yak & Yeti Restaurant in the Asia area of the Disney Park. Yak & Yeti Restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner and invites Guests to dine on an extensive menu of pan-Asian cuisine throughout two floors of beautifully decorated dining rooms. One of the specialty items on the menu is the Bhaktapur Duck which features a roasted half duckling smothered in plum barbecue sauce accompanied by jasmine rice and stir-fried vegetables.

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Peking Duck

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Morimoto Peking Duck – Morimoto Asia

One of the best locations to visit at the Walt Disney World Resort for authentic Asian cuisine is Morimoto Asia in The Landing at Disney Springs. Featuring a menu of pan-Asian culinary delights crafted by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Morimoto Asia is open for lunch and dinner each day and is always busy. One of the most iconic menu items at the restaurant is the Morimoto Peking Duck which features a house-roasted whole carved duck paired with steamed flour tortillas, apricot sweet chili, hoisin miso, and the choice of white or brown rice.

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Morimoto Gomoku Fried Rice

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Morimoto Gomoku Fried Rice – Morimoto Asia

Fried rice is a favorite dish of many Guests, and Morimoto Asia prepares a hearty and flavorful option that is bursting with protein and spice. The Morimoto Gomoku Fried Rice combines duck chicken, pork, and shrimp with vegetables in a spicy house sambal sauce for a satisfying and filling option that Guests will absolutely enjoy.

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Duck Ramen

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Duck Ramen – Morimoto Asia

The final duck option at Morimoto Asia combines the juicy protein with traditional ramen for a warm and comforting meal packed with flavor. The Duck Ramen tops peking duck broth with wheat noodles, duck meat, scallions, cilantro, and a soy marinated egg for layers of flavors that Guests will enjoy to the last drop.

Duck Nachos

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Duck Nachos – City Works Eatery & Pour House

City Works Eatery & Pour House in the West Side of Disney Springs welcomes Guests into a laid back atmosphere where favorite American classics pair perfectly with dozens of fresh beer options on tap. Guests who dine at the table service restaurant can indulge in the unforgettable Duck Nachos which top crispy wonton chips with pulled confit duck, pepper jack cheese sauce, pickled jalapenos, smoked tomatoes, red onions, white beans, avocado, micro cilantro, and queso fresco for the ultimate take on nachos.

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Duck Fried Rice with Leg Confit

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Duck Fried Rice with Leg Confit – Kona Café

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort whisks Guests away to the beauty and tranquility of the South Seas, and the wonderful table service Kona Café serves up delicious options inspired by the flavors of the islands. The Duck Fried Rice with Leg Confit is available for lunch and dinner and combines crispy duck with shitake mushrooms and bok choy for a light, yet filling option.

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House-made Artisanal-style Duck A L'Orange Pizza

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House-made Artisanal-style Duck A L’Orange Pizza – California Grill

At the very top of Disney’s Contemporary Resort is California Grill, a modern table service restaurant that offers sweeping views of Seven Seas Lagoon and the Magic Kingdom that is currently serving a special prix fixe menu to celebrate the Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th Anniversary. One of the Market Inspiration (appetizer) options at California Grill is the House-made Artisanal-style Duck A L-Orange Pizza which features duck prosciutto and confit, pickled shallots, orange-black mission fig jam, aged blue cheese, and arugula.

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Crispy Duck Bao Buns

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Crispy Duck Bao Buns – Nine Dragons Restaurant

The China Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase is home to Nine Dragons Restaurant, a table service location open for lunch and dinner each day that serves up authentic Chinese cuisine in a serene and beautiful setting. A savory and delicious appetizer option that Guests are sure to love at Nine Dragons Restaurant is the Crispy Duck Bao Buns which fills soft bao buns with a generous portion of duck and a crunchy slaw for texture.

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Crispy Duck Fried Rice

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Crispy Duck Fried Rice – Nine Dragons Restaurant

Nine Dragons Restaurant also serves up an entrée option that prominently features juicy duck for a satisfying meal. The Crispy Duck Fried Rice is prepared to the perfect texture and served steaming hot with duck throughout as well as a medley of vegetables.

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Smoked Duck Breast

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Smoked Duck Breast – Citricos

Citricos is a wonderful table service restaurant at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa where Guests can enjoy a dinner menu of Mediterranean flavors created by Chef Andres Mendoza in an elegant setting wit subtle nods to Mary Poppins Returns. The Smoked Duck Breast is an appetizer option at Citricos that pairs duck confit with fresh tagliatelle pasta and a celeriac puree for a comforting start to any meal.

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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.