From the Bottom to the Top: Ranking the Quick Service Restaurants of Disney Springs

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Disney Springs has become one of the most popular destinations for Guests while spending time at the Walt Disney World Resort, thanks to beautiful views of Lake Buena Vista, unique shopping locations, and countless dining options serving up an array of delicious cuisines and treats. Guests who are looking to enjoy a wonderful meal in Disney Springs without the time commitment of a table service restaurant have plenty of amazing quick service options throughout the Marketplace, The Landing, Town Center, and West Side. Each quick service restaurant features its own unique menu and theme, and some of them are just so wonderful that they outrank the others. We’ve ranked the table service restaurants, now let’s rank the quick service restaurants of Disney Springs!


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9. Pizza Ponte

Starting at the bottom, we have Pizza Ponte, a quick service location in The Landing area of Disney Springs that can be found right on the shores of Lake Buena Vista next to Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante and Enzo’s Hideaway. The interior of Pizza Ponte features a modern and airy design with white and red tile, geometric light fixtures, and high-top seating where Guests can settle in and relax. The quick service restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner and serves up a menu featuring various pizzas by the slice, sandwiches, salads, and delicious desserts that Guests are sure to enjoy. While there is nothing particularly wrong with Pizza Ponte, it is heavily overshadowed by another pizza location in Disney Springs, but more on that later.

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8. Pepe by Jose Andres

Jaleo by Jose Andres is a stunning table service restaurant on the West Side of Disney Springs that serves up the celebrity chef’s renowned Spanish cuisine. Still, those who do not want to commit to a table service reservation have an alternative to enjoy. Pepe by Jose Andres is a quick service location found right next door that continues the delicious menu of Spanish-inspired meals for lunch and dinner each day. Guests who dine at Pepe by Jose Andres can enjoy delicious options including the Super Flauta de Queso Manchego, Pepito Ternera, Gazpacho de Remlacha, and Patatas Bravas.


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7. Earl of Sandwich

One of the oldest quick-service restaurants in Disney Springs is Earl of Sandwich, which has welcomed Guests for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for years in the Marketplace. This modern and vibrant restaurant specializes in fresh and delicious soups, salads, and sandwiches, and the extensive menus offer up something for every Guest to enjoy. With comfortable indoor and outdoor seating with beautiful views of Disney Springs, Guests can relax at Earl of Sandwich and enjoy menu options including Breakfast BLT, Caprese, Cuban, Chicken Caesar Wrap, Earl’s Cobb Salad, and Tomato Soup.


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6. Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza

We mentioned a quick-service pizza place that outranked Pizza Ponte in Disney Springs, and it is none other than Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza which is located in the Town Center area. This modern and innovative quick-service restaurant offers Guests the chance to order up artisanal 11” pies, including gourmet menu options or customizable meals with over forty different toppings and sauces to choose from. Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza is always busy thanks to its popularity with Guests, and it’s no wonder why with delicious lunch and dinner options, including Signature Pizzas like the Green Stripe, Art Lover, White Top, and Meat Eater.

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5. Morimoto Asia Street Food

Morimoto Asia is a popular table service restaurant in The Landing area of Disney Springs that serves up a pan-Asian feast crafted by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. Guests who want to enjoy Morimoto’s delicious cuisine without a table service reservation can do so at the adjacent Morimoto Asia Street Food, which is a quick-service location with a convenient ordering window. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Morimoto Asia Street Food features a limited menu of mouthwatering items, including Spicy Kimchi Ramen, Morimoto Baby Ribs (3 pcs), Pork Egg Roll (2 pcs), and Ginger Chicken Ramen, which Guests can enjoy while soaking in the atmosphere of Disney Springs.

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4. Cookes of Dublin

Not far from Morimoto Asia Street Food in The Landing is another quick service alternative to a popular table service restaurant. Cookes of Dublin is the quick service sister of Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant and welcomes Guests into a modern yet traditional interior with white tile pops of green and photos of some of Ireland’s most famous residents. The quick service restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner, with both indoor and outdoor dining. It features a menu of classic Irish pub fare, including Famous Fish and Chips, BBQ Dream Burger, Cookes Classic Battered Burger, Hog in a Box, and Dubliner Burger.


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3. Chicken Guy!

Rounding out the top three quick service locations in Disney Springs, we have Chicken Guy!, which can be found near Planet Hollywood on the West Side. This relatively new restaurant has quickly gained a huge following thanks to an indulgent menu of chicken favorites crafted by Food Network star Guy Fieri. While lunch and dinner menu options such as the Five Tender Combo, Bourbon Brown Sugar BBQ Sandwich, Big Bite B.L.A.T., and The Sauce Boss Sandwich are delicious, it’s the sauces that steal the show at Chicken Guy! The restaurant features over twenty specialty sauces to pair with each meal. Guests can dip into flavorful options such as Avocado Crema, Wasabi Honey, Habanero Hot Sauce, Ranchero, Peri Peri, and Donkey Sauce.

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2. D-Luxe Burger

Some of the best burgers at the Walt Disney World Resort can be found at D-Luxe Burger in the Town Center area of Disney Springs. This rustic quick service restaurant features an incredible back story that shares the fictional history of Disney Springs while serving up mouthwatering and decadent burger options for lunch and dinner each day. Guests can kick back in the relaxing dining room at D-Luxe Burger and sip on Artisanal Shakes like the S’mores Gelato Shake and Strawberry Gelato Shake while digging into burgers, including the Classic Bacon Cheeseburger, Barbecued Burger, and Classic Cheeseburger. D-Luxe Burger is the ultimate spot for a juicy and tender burger at the Walt Disney World Resort!

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1. The Polite Pig

Coming in as the number one quick service restaurant in Disney Springs is The Polite Pig which features a menu of decadent barbecue options that Guests will absolutely want seconds of in the Town Center area. The Polite Pig features a laid-back and modern interior that pairs perfectly with modern interpretations of barbecue favorites for lunch and dinner each day. Guests with hearty appetites are sure to devour over-the-top menu options, including Glazed Chicken Wings, BBQ Cheddar Brats, Polite Pork Shoulder, USDA Prime Brisket, and Layla’s Ribs. With mouthwatering barbecue options and indulgent sides, no visit to Disney Springs is complete without enjoying a meal at The Polite Pig!

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.