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The Most Decadent Disney Desserts at Table Service Restaurants

Dining at the Walt Disney World Resort is always a delight, with virtually endless options to choose from throughout the Disney Parks, Disney Resorts, and Disney Springs that offer up so much more than traditional theme park food. While every single Disney dining location is unique, table service restaurants feature another level of enjoyment with full-service meals featuring unforgettable atmospheres, appetizers, entrees, enhancements, and more.

Obviously, no meal is complete without indulging in dessert, and several table service restaurants throughout the Walt Disney World Resort offer up truly indulgent options that cannot be missed. From rich chocolate bites to interesting flavor combinations, don’t miss out on these decadent desserts found at table service restaurants throughout the Walt Disney World Resort.

Kitchen Sink – Beaches & Cream Soda Shop

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Some of the most indulgent ice cream creations at the Walt Disney World Resort can be enjoyed at Beaches & Cream Soda Shop, a table service restaurant at Disney’s Beach Club Resort that brings the charm of a seaside diner from the turn of the century to live.

After digging into classic meals, Guests can tackle the decadent Kitchen Sink, which is designed to serve four and tops vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, cookies ‘n cream, and mint chocolate chip scoops with hot fudge, peanut butter, Snickers, a fresh brownie, and literally every other topping available at Beaches & Cream Soda Shop!

Steakhouse 71 Chocolate Cake – Steakhouse 71

Steakhouse 71 Chocolate Cake – Steakhouse 71

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Disney’s Contemporary Resort opened with the Walt Disney World Resort on October 1, 1971, and the history and style of the era are celebrated each day at Steakhouse 71. This table service restaurant on the lowest level of the Disney Resort serves up traditional American favorites from the 1970s for breakfast, lunch, and dinner amongst a retro and modern theme.

A decadent way to end any lunch or dinner at Steakhouse 71 is with the Steakhouse 71 Chocolate Cake, which features layers of flavorful chocolate cake infused with whiskey and chocolate mousse complimented with tart, fresh raspberries.

Chef’s Selection of California Cheeses – California Grill

Chef's Selection of California Cheeses

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Also found at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is California Grill, an incredibly popular table service restaurant found at the very top of the Disney Resort that features sweeping views of the Magic Kingdom and Seven Seas Lagoon that Guests can enjoy for dinner each evening.

After savoring a specialty menu celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort, Guests can end a meal at California Grill with the savory Chef’s Selection of California Cheeses which features three hand-selected fresh cheese options paired with house-made accompaniments.

Grapefruit Cake – The Hollywood Brown Derby

Grapefruit Cake

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The Hollywood Brown Derby in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is an upscale table service restaurant that evokes the art deco style and glamour of the golden age of Hollywood while serving up contemporary American classics for lunch and dinner. While checking out dozens of caricature sketches of celebrities adorning the walls, Guests can also indulge in a delicious dessert that is truly unique.

The Grapefruit Cake is an unforgettable combination of vanilla sponge cake, grapefruit syrup, and cream cheese icing that is tart, sweet, and a must-try at The Hollywood Brown Derby.

“Poison Apple” – Story Book Dining at Artist Point with Snow White

“Poison Apple” – Story Book Dining at Artist Point with Snow White

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Character dining is a memorable way to enjoy unique interactions in addition to delicious meals, and a very popular restaurant that offers the experience is Story Book Dining at Artist Point with Snow White at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. Open nightly for dinner, the restaurant brings Guests into an enchanted forest where the beloved Disney Princess, dwarfs, and Evil Queen are waiting alongside a prix fixe menu that ends with several shared desserts.

The “Poison” Apple is a true highlight of the menu at Story Book Dining at Artist Point with Snow White that helps add to the theme and features dark chocolate-apple mousse with a sour center.

The Lion King – Tiffins Restaurant

The Lion King

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One of the most unique culinary options at the Walt Disney World Resort is Tiffins Restaurant in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, which celebrates adventure and travel with cultural décor from around the world and a menu of international cuisine.

Guests who enjoy lunch or dinner at Tiffins Restaurant can indulge in some truly unique menu options, including The Lion King dessert, which is beautifully plated and features a caramel mousse, chocolate brownie, and strawberry-mango sauce.

Hummingbird Cake – Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’

Hummingbird Cake

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Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ is one of the most popular table service restaurants in Disney Springs, thanks to its indulgent menu of Southern favorites that have been perfected by Chef Art Smith. The restaurant welcomes Guests into its rustic and laid-back interior for brunch, lunch, and dinner and always ends on a decadent note with the Hummingbird Cake, which is a large portion of pineapple-banana cake topped with cream cheese frosting and a seasonal fruit gastrique accompanied by a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream.

‘Ohana Bread Pudding – ‘Ohana

'Ohana Bread Pudding

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‘Ohana at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is one of the most beloved restaurants at the Walt Disney World Resort thanks to its relaxing tropical theme, stunning views of the Disney Resort’s grounds and the Magic Kingdom in the distance, and an indulgent menu of island favorites that are served family style.

While it can be absolutely hard to save room for dessert after all of the amazing dishes offered for dinner at ‘Ohana, it is totally worth it for the ‘Ohana Bread Pudding, which is a massive slab of sweet bread pudding and ice cream decadently topped with warm, sticky caramel sauce.

Chocolate “Fiesta” Pyramid – La Hacienda de San Angel

Chocolate "Fiesta" Pyramid

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Guests have several amazing dining options to choose from in the Mexico Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase, including La Hacienda de San Angel. This table service restaurant is situated right on the shores of World Showcase Lagoon and serves up a delicious menu of authentic Mexican cuisine for dinner each night that ends on an unforgettable note with a completely over-the-top dessert that celebrates the Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary.

The Chocolate “Fiesta” Pyramid is an actual pyramid made of chocolate filled with Mexican chocolate mousse and toffee sitting atop a piece of tres leches cake with vanilla ice cream on the side.

Ger’s Bread & Butter Pudding – Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant

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Guests who are looking for a lively dining experience in Disney Springs can enjoy Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant, which brings the fun of an authentic Irish pub to life with Irish step dancers, live music, and more throughout brunch, lunch, and dinner.

The extensive menu at the table service restaurant features cleverly named items, including the decadent Ger’s Bread & Butter Pudding which is the best way to end any meal there. This perfectly moist dessert is filled with butter and sweet raisins for deep flavor and is accompanied by a rich caramel sauce to take it to a whole other level!

Maple Crème Brulee – Le Cellier Steakhouse

Maple Creme Brulee

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Le Cellier Steakhouse in EPCOT’s Canada Pavilion is well known for serving up traditional steakhouse classics infused with Canadian flavors and ingredients, and Guests love to enjoy lunch or dinner in the cozy and intimate interior, which feels like a wine cellar.

After digging into delicious steaks and other menu items at Le Cellier Steakhouse, Guests can enjoy the Maple Crème Brulee, which is creamy and rich underneath a perfectly caramelized shell and topped with maple whipped cream and a cute shortbread maple leaf cookie that is as delicious as it looks!

Yachtsman’s Chocolate Cake – Yachtsman Steakhouse

Yachtsman's Chocolate Cake

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Another popular table service restaurant serving indulgent butcher’s cuts is Yachtsman Steakhouse at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort. Open for dinner only each night, the restaurant features an upscale nautical theme and specialty menu of dry-aged steaks and seafood favorites that Guests can indulge in while feeling miles away from the nearby Disney Parks.

Every dinner at Yachtsman Steakhouse is even more unforgettable with Yachtsman’s Chocolate Cake for dessert, which features a chocolate decadence cake paired with dark chocolate mousse, mixed berry curd, peanut butter crunch, and peanut butter mousse in a serving that I large enough for two Guests to share.

Kheer – Sanaa

Kheer

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is home to several amazing table service restaurants, including Sanaa, which is inspired by Eastern Africa and serves up unique dishes that combine African cooking techniques with Indian culinary flavors. While gazing out at the savanna and watching as animals serenely graze past, Guests can indulge in unforgettable menu options unique to Sanaa, including a plant-based dessert that is absolutely decadent.

The Kheer is a plant-based coconut-rice pudding topped with cashew streusel and saffron-poached fruit for a creamy, crunchy, rich, and sweet dessert that is the perfect end to any meal at Sanaa.

Ooey Gooey Toffee Cake – Liberty Tree Tavern

Ooey Gooey Toffee Cake

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Liberty Tree Tavern in the Magic Kingdom is a charming table service restaurant in Liberty Square that is themed to feel like a colonial-style inn with brick accents, cozy fireplaces, and several dining rooms that pay homage to important figures in American history.

Open for lunch and dinner each day, Liberty Tree Tavern serves up a family-style Thanksgiving feast that ends with the absolutely delicious Oooey Gooey Toffee Cake, a sticky vanilla toffee cake that is decadently topped with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream.

Kungaloosh! – Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen

Kungaloosh at Disney's Skipper Canteen in Magic Kingdom

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Also found in the Magic Kingdom is the Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen in Adventureland, which continues the antics of the skippers from the Jungle Cruise and serves up an exotic menu of international cuisine for lunch and dinner each day.

After enjoying wonderful menu choices and the unique humor of the skippers, Guests should definitely save room for the famous Kungaloosh!, which features an African-inspired chocolate cake topped with caramelized bananas, caramel ice cream, and coffee dust.

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.