A Foodie’s Guide to EPCOT

Fish and Chips
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EPCOT is by far one of the most popular dining destinations at the Walt Disney World Resort thanks to countless restaurants throughout World Celebration, World Nature, World Discovery, and World Showcase. Each restaurant features a unique menu that highlights cuisine from around the world and even space, and there are plenty of options to please even the pickiest of eaters.

Spaceshipe Earth

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With so many amazing things to eat in EPCOT, Guests might not know which items are the must tries, but there are some foods that have become so beloved over time that they have become true foodie options in the Disney Park. Here are the absolute must try snacks for any foodie visiting EPCOT at the Walt Disney World Resort. Happy eating!

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Caramel Corn

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Karamel-Kuche – Caramel Corn

The Germany Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase is home to several popular eateries including a charming candy store that is sponsored by Werther’s Caramel. Karamell-Kuche draws Guests in with the mouthwatering aroma of caramel and Guests can enjoy an array of baked goodies and candies which feature unique caramel combinations, much of which is prepared on stage. The most popular option for Guests to enjoy is the Caramel Corn which is freshly popped, generously coated in sticky caramel, and served in small and large bags that are perfect for munching on while exploring all that the Germany Pavilion has to offer.

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Le Cellier Filet Mignon

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Le Cellier Steakhouse – Le Cellier Filet Mignon

Nothing is as indulgent as a perfectly prepared steak, and one amazing option can be found at Le Cellier Steakhouse in the Canada Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase. Le Cellier Steakhouse is open daily for lunch and dinner and welcomes Guests to dine on steakhouse classics infused with Canadian flavors in a cozy dining room designed to feel like a wine cellar. There are several amazing steak options, but the Le Cellier Filet Mignon is the most indulgent featuring a AAA Canadian Tenderloin atop a bed of mushroom risotto with asparagus-tomato relish and truffle-butter sauce.

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Kakigori at Kabuki Cafe

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Kabuki Cafe – Kakigori

Some of the most unique snacks in EPCOT can be found in the Japan Pavilion in World Showcase, including a refreshing option that is perfect for a hot day in the Disney Park. Kabuki Café is a standalone quick service location near the front of the Japan Pavilion where Guests can find Kakiori, a traditional Japanese shaved ice treat that is doused in flavored liquid syrup for bold flavor. Guests can enjoy Kakigori with strawberry, melon, cherry, tangerine, blue raspberry, or rainbow flavors and even opt to add in a sweet milk topping for an extra layer of creamy sweetness. Kakigori is the perfect treat to cool down with while wandering through the Japan Pavilion and enjoying the beauty all around.

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School Bread

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Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe – School Bread

Across World Showcase in the Norway Pavilion is another popular quick service location where Guests can enjoy an array of traditional Norwegian treats. Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe welcomes Guests into a cozy bakery where delicious pastries and light options are available throughout each day for them to then take and enjoy on an outdoor patio facing World Showcase Lagoon. The absolute must try item at Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe that has become a total Guest favorite over the years is School Bread which fills a sweet cardamom roll with creamy vanilla custard and tops it with toasted coconut shavings.

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La Cava del Tequila – La Cava Avocado

Foodie items don’t necessarily always have to be actual food, sometimes they can be unforgettable beverages and one lounge location in the Mexico Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase served up the most creative and incredible margaritas at the Walt Disney World Resort. La Cava del Tequila can be found inside of the ancient pyramid and welcomes Guests to sip on over two hundred varieties of tequila in an intimate and cozy setting. The must try margarita from the menu is the unique La Cava Avocado which combines Tromba blanca tequila, melon liqueur, avocado, and lime juice in a vibrant frozen beverage that is served with a hibiscus salt rim.

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Fish and Chips

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Rose & Crown Dining Room – Fish and Chips

The Rose & Crown Dining Room in the UK Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase offers up one of the most immersive and perfectly themed dining experiences in the Disney Park that whisks Guests across the pond to the heart of London. Open for lunch and dinner, Rose & Crown Dining Room serves up traditional pub favorites in a cozy interior with charming details or on a breezy outdoor patio overlooking World Showcase Lagoon. The restaurant’s signature dish is the Fish and Chips which are beer-battered and perfectly fried and served with a side of fresh fries and tartar sauce for the ultimate pub indulgence from the UK.

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Chicken Pot Stickers

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Lotus Blossom Cafe – Chicken Pot Stickers

One of the best things about EPCOT’s World Showcase is being able to enjoy a small bite in each country’s pavilion for an international cuisine tour. The China Pavilion is home to one of the best small bites which packs big flavors and comforting ingredients that Guests will love. Lotus Blossom Café is a quick service restaurant that features an open air dining patio looking out at the gardens and architecture of the pavilion, and Guests who stop by can enjoy the hot and delicious Chicken Pot Stickers. Perfectly prepared and served with a generous amount of chicken filling, these satisfying bites can be paired with soy sauce and other complimentary condiments and are perfect to enjoy while soaking in the calm atmosphere of the China Pavilion.

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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.