Feel the Heat! The Best Spicy Bites & Sips in Walt Disney World

El Diablo Burger
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The wonderful thing about dining at the Walt Disney World Resort is the vast amount of locations that are available for Guests to enjoy that serve up everything from classic American options to international cuisine and more. With so many options, Guests have the opportunity to indulge in many different flavors, and those who love heat have some incredible spicy food and beverage options to choose from. From a light heat to off the charts spicy, these are the best food and drink options to enjoy when looking for a little spice at the Walt Disney World Resort!

Spicy Mala Happy Family

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Spicy Mala Happy Family – Nine Dragons Restaurant

The China Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase is home to Nine Dragons Restaurant, a table service location that serves up authentic Chinese cuisine for lunch and dinner each day in a soothing and beautiful dining room accented with bright pops of jade and views out to World Showcase Lagoon. Guests looking for a spicy entrée option at Nine Dragons Restaurant can dig into the Spicy Mala Happy Family which features a combination of beef, chicken, shrimp, and vegetables with some serious kick from the seasoning.

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Scorpion Burger

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Scorpion Burger – City Works Eatery & Pour House

City Work Eatery & Pour House in the West Side of Disney Springs elevates the classic sports bar with an extensive menu of American favorites that pair perfectly with a relaxed atmosphere and dozens of beers on tap. The spiciest menu option at the table service restaurant is the Scorpion Burger which tops a bun and patty with habanero pepper jack, jalapeños, five pepper jam, vine-ripened tomato, scorpion pepper aioli, and the option of olive oil parsley fries or a side salad.

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El Diablo

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El Diablo – La Cava del Tequila

Spicy delights at the Walt Disney World Resort also include tasty beverages, and there is no better place for a unique margarita than La Cava del Tequila in the Mexico Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase. Nestled inside the ancient pyramid, La Cava del Tequila features a menu of artfully crafted margaritas including the El Diablo which packs some serious heat, with Tromba Blanco Tequila, lime juice, agave, cucumber-jalapeno juice, and a hibiscus salt rim.

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Camarones a la Diabla

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Camarones a la Diabla – San Angel Inn Restaurante

Also found inside the ancient pyramid in EPCOT’s Mexico Pavilion is the table service San Angel Inn Restaurante, which serves up authentic Mexican cuisine in a charming courtyard in perpetual twilight for lunch and dinner each day. Spice lovers will absolutely enjoy the Camarones a la Diabla, which features sautéed shrimp coated in guajillo pepper and garlic served with a bed of poblano rice with a side of roasted cauliflower.

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Play with Fire Margarita

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Play with Fire Margarita – Frontera Cocina

Modern Mexican can be enjoyed at Frontera Cocina, a table service restaurant in the Town Center area of Disney Springs with a bright and cheerful interior and a wonderful menu crafted by Chef Rick Bayless. The perfect spicy accompaniment to any meal at Frontera Cocina is the Play with Fire Margarita that combines fresh lime juice, agave nectar, cucumber-jalapeno juice, and a hibiscus salt rim with the choice of Ojo De Tigre Mezcal or Tromba Blanco Tequila.

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El Diablo Burger

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El Diablo Burger – D-Luxe Burger

Also found in the Town Center area of Disney Springs is D-Luxe Burger, a quick-service location open for lunch and dinner each day that specializes in over-the-top burger creations in a rustic setting that is filled with details that help tell the story of Disney Springs. Those looking to enjoy a spicy option at D-Luxe Burger definitely have to order the El Diablo Burger which includes two chorizo and signature-blend pressed patties with fried banana peppers, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, grilled onion, and chipotle mayonnaise.

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Spicy Fries

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Spicy Fries – Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew

Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew is a popular quick service location in the West Side of Disney Springs where Guests can order up completely decadent donut creations that are literally dripping with toppings and flavors like peanut butter and chocolate. Some Guests might be surprised to hear that Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew features a spicy menu item, but the Spicy Fries are a great option that feature waffle fries covered with buffalo seasoning, scallions, and spicy mayo. The Spicy Fries are the perfect spicy snack to enjoy while strolling through Disney Springs!

Ancho Rancho Spicy Margarita

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Ancho Rancho Spicy Margarita – California Grill

California Grill is a very popular table service restaurant found on the very top floor of Disney’s Contemporary Resort that serves up contemporary American cuisine for dinner each night with beautiful views of the Magic Kingdom, Seven Seas Lagoon, and surrounding Disney Resorts. There are plenty of amazing beverage options at California Grill including wines and specialty cocktails like the Ancho Rancho Spicy Margarita which combines Patron Anejo Tequila, Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur, lime juice, and agave nectar for a serious amount of heat to compliment any meal at the Disney Resort.

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Sapporo Spicy Miso Ramen

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Sapporo Spicy Miso Ramen – Morimoto Asia

Morimoto Asia in The Landing of Disney Springs is a very popular table service restaurant that is open daily for lunch and dinner and serves up a menu of pan-Asian cuisine expertly crafted by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. Guests who dine at Morimoto Asia can enjoy many delicacies from an extensive menu including the Sopporo Spicy Miso Ramen which combines thick temomi noodles, roasted duck and pork bone broth, chashu pork belly, beansprouts, sesame, scallions, and a soy marinated egg for a lasting heat that spice lovers will adore.

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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.