One of the most popular flavors associated with Central and Southern Florida is key lime, a distinct tart fruit that shares part of its name with the iconic Florida Keys. Similar to a regular lime, key limes are slightly more acidic and yellow in color when ripe, and they are most famously known for key lime pie which is a staple of Florida desserts.
Guests who are fans of the delicious flavor of key limes can enjoy some wonderful desserts across the Walt Disney World Resort that utilize the fruit in traditional and innovative ways. From classic key lime pie to unique baked twists, don’t miss out on these delicious key lime desserts at the Walt Disney World Resort!
Key Lime Tart – Olivia’s Café
Disney’s Old Key West Resort celebrates the beauty and laid back atmosphere of the Florida Keys, so it is no surprise that a delicious key lime dessert can be found at Olivia’s Café. This table service restaurant serves up comforting dishes inspired by the flavors and ingredients of Florida, and the perfect end to any meal is the Key Lime Tart which features a delicious balance of tart and sweet and is plated with a vibrant mango and raspberry sauce.
Key Lime Swirl – Good’s Food to Go
Also found at Disney’s Old Key West Resort is Good’s Food to Go, a quick service location that serves up grab and go options throughout the day that Guests can enjoy at nearby picnic tables overlooking the serene waterways. In addition to delicious burger and sandwich options, Guests can also enjoy the Key Lime Swirl which combines DOLE Whip Lime and Vanilla and tops the swirl with graham cracker crumbs for the perfect refreshing treat.
Florida Key Lime Pie – Grand Floridian Café
The Grand Floridian Café at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is a table service restaurant open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner that serves up a menu of American favorites elevated with some delicious ingredients. After digging into delicious options like the Lobster ‘Thermidor’ Burger, Guests can finish their meals on a sweet note with the Florida Key Lime Pie which features a graham cracker tart shell, fresh strawberries, and a scoop of sweet mandarin sorbet.
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Key Lime Tart – Coral Reef Restaurant
One of the most immersive dining experiences at the Walt Disney World Resort is the Coral Reef Restaurant found in The Seas with Nemo and Friends Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Nature. This table service restaurant features a menu of seafood favorites that Guests can enjoy while gazing through massive windows into the aquarium to see fish, turtles, sharks, rays, and more glide past. After enjoying a delicious lunch or dinner at Coral Reef Restaurant, Guests can finish with the Key Lime Tart which is topped with toasted meringue, EARidescent Shimmer, sprinkles, and a chocolate garnish.
Key Lime Pie – Paddlefish
Seafood lovers who are looking for the ultimate meal at the Walt Disney World Resort have to enjoy a lunch or dinner at Paddlefish in The Landing at Disney Springs. Paddlefish serves up a menu of fresh seafood favorites inside of a classic steamboat docked on Lake Buena Vista offering Guests the perfect combination of delicious cuisine and water views. The ultimate way to end a meal at Paddlefish is with the Key Lime Pie which is prepared in a traditional way with a graham cracker crust and meringue.
Key Lime Pie in a Mason Jar – The Boathouse
Also fund in The Landing in Disney Springs is The Boathouse, a table service restaurant that features a menu of American seafood and land favorites served up indoors in a nautical setting or outdoors on several decks overlooking Lake Buena Vista. There are countless menu items to browse and enjoy at The Boathouse, but Guests should be sure to save room for the Key Lime Pie in a Mason Jar which is accompanied by a vanilla bean Chantilly and fresh raspberries.
Key Lime Pie – Wine Bar George
Wine Bar George in The Landing in Disney Springs has quickly become a very popular restaurant with Guests who love to indulge in hundreds of wines selected by Master Sommelier George Miliotes as well as small plates that pack some bold flavors. While the small plates and charcuterie boards are delicious, Guests should also be sure to save room for dessert at Wine Bar George and enjoy the Key Lime Pie which features the traditional graham cracker crust and meringue.
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Key Lime Pie – House of Blues Restaurant & Bar
Over on the West Side of Disney Springs is the House of Blues Restaurant & Bar, a table service location that celebrates music while serving up a menu of Southern and global cuisine for brunch, lunch, and dinner. The Key Lime Pie served up at the House of Blues Restaurant & Bar has a slight tropical twist with a coconut graham cracker crust, whipped cream, lime zest, and shaved coconut.
Key Lime Cake – Flying Fish
Flying Fish at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn is a relatively overlooked table service restaurant that serves up a delicious dinner menu of seafood favorites in a serene setting that will make Guests feel as though they are under the sea. After enjoying an unforgettable seafood feast, Guests should save room for the plant-based Key Lime Cake which features a coconut-lime mousse, guava, and tropical coulis.
Key Lime Dessert Glass – Kona Café
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort welcomes Guests into the romance and relaxing atmosphere of the South Seas with several popular table service restaurants including Kona Café. Located on the second floor of the Great Ceremonial House, Kona Café serves up a menu of traditional American favorites reimagined with Asian flavors in addition to Dessert Glasses which are small individual portions of some favorite flavors. The Key Lime Dessert Glass (seen on the left above) layers key lime curd, blood orange-mango jam, and passion fruit curd topped with passion fruit boba, meringue, and a chocolate curl.
Key Lime Tart – Centertown Market
The final key lime treat to enjoy at the Walt Disney World Resort can be found at Centertown Market, a quick service location found inside of Old Port Royale at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. Centertown Market serves up a menu of Latin and Caribbean inspired meals including the Key Lime Tart which tops a graham cracker shell with key lime filling, meringue, tropical sauce, and white chocolate garnish for the perfect dessert.