One of the aspects of a Walt Disney World Resort vacation that Guests love the most is indulging in delicious food from literally hundreds of dining locations throughout the property. Guests can sample nearly every food imaginable, including an American comfort food that is simple in concept, but completely delicious.
Grilled cheese is a favorite meal of many Guests, because, let’s face it- how can you go wrong with buttery, toasted bread and gooey melted cheese? Grilled cheese is a dish that pretty much can’t go wrong, and it has endless possibilities in terms of elevating the flavors and ingredients by using different types of bread, cheese, and special additions.
While there are plenty of locations at the Walt Disney World Resort that offer up basic grilled cheeses on the kid’s menus, there are also several locations that offer full entrees for Guests of any age who are looking to enjoy the delicious sandwich. From traditional to over the top indulgent, let’s check out the best grilled cheese sandwiches to enjoy at the Walt Disney World Resort!
Woody’s Lunch Box – Grilled Three-Cheese Sandwich
Toy Story Land in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is a very popular area with Guests as it allows them to shrink down to the size of toys and enjoy a wide array of experiences with Woody and the gang in Andy’s backyard. Woody’s Lunch Box is the area’s quick service location that serves up childhood favorites from convenient ordering counters located inside of Andy’s old lunch box.
Many of the menu items at Woody’s Lunch Box take classic lunch box favorites from childhood and elevate them with bold flavors and ingredients for Guests of all ages to enjoy. The Grilled Three-Cheese Sandwich served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner is the perfect gooey combination of melted cheddar, American, and provolone on crunchy grilled sourdough bread making it the ultimate indulgence to enjoy while exploring Toy Story Land.
Beaches & Cream Soda Shop – Beaches & Cream Grilled Cheese
Beaches & Cream Soda Shop is a very popular table service restaurant at Disney’s Beach Club Resort that brings Guests back to the charm and simplicity of the turn-of-the-century Atlantic boardwalk. The interior features pastel colors, portraits of favorite Disney characters enjoying the seaside, classic booth seating, and vintage items like juke boxes and metal napkin dispensers.
The menu at Beaches & Cream Soda Shop is relatively limited but focuses on classic diner options served in massive and indulgent portions. The Beaches & Cream Grilled Cheese is cooked to absolute perfection with melted cheese that gives an epic stringy pull when separated. It’s served with a cup of creamy tomato soup and Guests can opt to make it even more indulgent with the addition of ham or bacon for an additional fee.
ABC Commissary – Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Disney’s Hollywood Studios is home to several quick-service locations including ABC Commissary in the Commissary Lane area of the Disney Park. The restaurant features an art deco-inspired interior that is themed to feel like the commissary of a working studio, and Guests can enjoy classic burgers, sandwiches, and salads that are infused with international flavors and ingredients for lunch and dinner.
The Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich served at ABC Commissary starts with perfectly crunchy sourdough bread that is topped with a generous portion of melted Monterey, provolone, and cheddar cheeses, buffalo chicken, and cream cheese and served with a side of buffalo sauce for dipping. It’s a hearty and filling take on a classic grilled cheese and Guests can also choose one side with options like Mexican Rice, Arugula-Farro Salad, Steak Fries, or Black Beans making the Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich the perfect meal to enjoy in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Steakhouse 71 – Gourmet Grilled Cheese
One of the newest restaurants at the Walt Disney World Resort is Steakhouse 71, a table service location that is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the ground floor of Disney’s Contemporary Resort. Steakhouse 71 celebrates both the history of the Walt Disney World Resort by honoring the year that it opened and Walt Disney himself through serving up some of his favorite foods and displaying photos of his travels throughout the world.
Lunch at Steakhouse 71 features a menu of lighter, yet delicious, entrée options including burgers, sliders, and several sandwiches. The Gourmet Grilled Cheese options are absolutely not to be missed as it tops toasted brioche with gruyere, smoked gouda, shredded pork jelly, caramelized onion jam, and arugula for bold, smoky flavor in every single bite. Guests can round out their delicious Gourmet Grilled Cheese with the choice of Parmesan Fries, Pasta Salad, or Petite Wedge Salad, making it definitely worth a trip to Disney’s Contemporary Resort!
BoardWalk Bakery – Grilled Cheese
Disney’s BoardWalk is a wonderful Disney Resort that evokes the charm and elegance of the Atlantic boardwalk at the turn of the century through a large boardwalk that circles Crescent Lake and is home to many different restaurants. The BoardWalk Bakery is a great quick service location for Guests to stop at and it features a classic interior of bright red walls, black and white checkered floors, and many display cases filled with all sorts of delicious treats and beverages.
Open throughout each day, the BoardWalk Bakery serves up an array of sandwiches and salads for lunch and dinner that balance out all of the delicious pastries and baked goods also on the menu. Guests who order the Grilled Cheese can dig into a traditional take on a classic with perfectly grilled and crunchy bread, melted cheese seeping out on all sides, and choice of one side such as chips or fruit. It’s the perfect sandwich to enjoy at a table while taking in beautiful views of Crescent Lake and Disney’s BoardWalk!
Sunshine Seasons – The Land Crusher
The final grilled cheese on the list is a totally over-the-top version served up at Sunshine Seasons, a quick service location found on the lower level of The Land Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Nature neighborhood. Sunshine Seasons features several different ordering bays where Guests can choose from an array of items, many of which feature food grown right there in The Land’s greenhouses. Guests also love to enjoy their meals in the large seating area that offers up stunning views of the pavilion as well as subtle theming to represent the four seasons.
While there are plenty of options to choose from at Sunshine Seasons, Guests can’t go wrong with The Land Crusher which piles pulled pork and melted cheddar on top of crunchy Texas toast and serves it with a side of potato chips. With a massive portion of pulled pork and thick cuts of bread, this take on grilled cheese is the perfect way to fuel up before exploring all that EPCOT has to offer!