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The Best Snacks in the Magic Kingdom

One of the best ways to enjoy a day at the Walt Disney World Resort is by exploring the Magic Kingdom and checking out all of the classic attractions and experiences found throughout the six lands. Each land in the Disney Park is beautifully themed, often with dining options that serve up some delicious snacks that Guests don’t want to miss. There are obvious Guest favorites like the Dole Whip and Turkey Leg, but there are also plenty of snacks in the Magic Kingdom that are worth seeking out and indulging in. Here are the best snacks to enjoy while spending a day in the Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort.

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Cheshire Cat Tail – Cheshire Café

Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom is home to plenty of whimsy including a delightful snack that pays homage to a character from Alice in Wonderland. The Cheshire Café is a quick service dining location with an outdoor ordering counter housed in a charming cottage. Open throughout each day, the Cheshire Café serves up soft drinks and specialty beverages in addition to the favorite Cheshire Cat Tail which features a flaky pastry crust filled with chocolate and chocolate chips and topped with bright purple stripes of frosting. The Cheshire Cat Tail is both savory and sweet and is a decent portion to enjoy while exploring Fantasyland.

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Spring Rolls – Spring Rolls Cart

A relatively new addition to the snack scene in the Magic Kingdom is the very popular Spring Rolls Cart which can be found just before the bridge that connects the main hub with Adventureland. The cart tends to have ever changing hours, and might not necessarily be open at all times, but when it is it always has long lines of Guests wanting to try the delicious bites. Depending on the day, the Spring Rolls Cart offers two different types of Spring Rolls with each serving feature two individual rolls. Guests can typically find Cheeseburger Spring Rolls, Buffalo Chicken Spring Rolls, and even a 50th Celebration Spring Roll on the menu featuring pastrami and pepper jack cheese.

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Corn Dog Nuggets – Casey’s Corner

One of the most popular quick service dining locations in the Magic Kingdom is Casey’s Corner on Main Street where Guests can enjoy the charm of classic Americana through all-American offerings and baseball theming. A great grab-and-go snack option to enjoy from Casey’s Corner are the Corn Dog Nuggets which come served with either French Fries or a Cuties Mandarin. These warm and savory Corn Dog Nuggets are perfect to enjoy while taking in the ambiance of Main Street and pair perfectly with the creamy Cheese Sauce also served at Casey’s Corner.

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Dole Whip – Aloha Isle

Dole Whips are arguably one of the most iconic snacks found at the Walt Disney World Resort and the main location to order one can be found in the heart of Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom. Aloha Isle can be found across from the Magic Carpets of Aladdin and features a tropical themed ordering counter with the beloved Orange Bird looking down at Guests. The classic Dole Whip is creamy soft serve Dole Pineapple ice cream, but Guests can also order it featuring vanilla ice cream, a swirl of both flavors, or even as a float with pineapple juice. A Dole Whip is the perfect refreshing snack to enjoy while exploring all that Adventureland has to offer.

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Creamy Bacon Macaroni & Cheese Tots – The Friar’s Nook

Guests who are looking for a great savory snack to enjoy in the Magic Kingdom can head over to Fantasyland and stop by The Friar’s Nook for the perfect option. The Friar’s Nook features several convenient ordering counters located right next to Princess Fairytale Hall and is well-known for both its hot dog options as well as tots. Guests should opt to try the delicious Creamy Bacon Macaroni & Cheese Tots which top perfectly crispy potato tots with creamy and smoky macaroni and cheese for a totally indulgent bite to enjoy throughout each day in the Magic Kingdom.

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Warm Cinnamon Roll – Gaston’s Tavern

Another snack that has quite the Guest following is popular for good reason as it combines a delicious pastry with gooey icing and warm spices. Gaston’s Tavern can be found in Fantasyland and welcomes Guests into the favorite spot of the Disney villain that is decorated from top to bottom with antlers and manly accents. The Warm Cinnamon Roll is served throughout each day at Gaston’s and is a massive snack that takes a warm cinnamon roll and smothers it in sticky, sweet icing. The Warm Cinnamon Roll can definitely be shared among Guests, but no one will want to! Guests can also ask for extra icing on the side to take this snack to a whole other level of deliciousness from Gaston’s Tavern!

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Fresh Fruit Waffle Sandwich – Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow is a wonderful quick service location situated just across the bridge that connects the Castle hub with Liberty Square and is housed inside of a colonial brick building with an adjacent outdoor patio. Sleepy Hollow has become very well-known for its fresh waffles including the Fresh Fruit Waffle Sandwich which tops a warm waffle with strawberries, bananas, blueberries, and a chocolate-hazelnut spread that adds just the right level of nuttiness and sweetness. Guests can order up this waffle at any time throughout the day, and a great way to enjoy it is for breakfast when it is quiet on the outdoor patio and Guests can enjoy the morning light on nearby Cinderella Castle.

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Popcorn – Main Street Confectionary

The Main Street Confectionary serves up some of the most delicious and unique snacks in the Magic Kingdom and Guests often find themselves drawn into the charming shop by the smells of delicious candies and creations. The Kernel Kitchen inside of the Main Street Confectionary offers Guests the chance to create their own unique popcorn snack that they can then enjoy on the go in the Magic Kingdom. Guests can choose from a base of rainbow, caramel, buttered, or cheddar popcorn and then customize it with dark chocolate, milk chocolate, or white chocolate syrup. The final step is choosing from a plethora of candies to mix in including M&M’s (milk chocolate, peanut, peanut butter, and more), Skittles, Snickers, Twix, pretzels, mini marshmallows, and more. Customizable popcorn from the Main Street Confectionary is an amazing snack option that Guests should definitely enjoy while in the Magic Kingdom.

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Turkey Leg – Prince Eric’s Village Market

Over in Fantasyland, Guests can stop by the open air Prince Eric’s Village Market for several snack option including fresh fruit, refreshing beverages, and a savory favorite bite. The ever-popular Turkey Leg can be found at this quick service location located just across from Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid, and is served up piping hot, juicy, and with a side of chips. Turkey Legs are definitely one of the most iconic snacks at the Walt Disney World Resort, and Guests who order one up get a decent serving of savory and filling meat for the price that will absolutely keep them fueled up to explore the Magic Kingdom.

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Churros – Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café

Another unforgettable snack combines a warm and crunchy pastry with sweet sugars and a rich dipping sauce for a perfect indulgent snack. Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café in Frontierland serves up an array of Mexican cuisine in a quick service setting including churros. Right now the location is offering the specialty EARidecence Nugget Churros which are bite sized pieces smothered in cinnamon sugar and paired with a chocolate dipping sauce that Guests will be enjoying to the last drop. These churro bites are the perfect snack to enjoy while sitting outside in Frontierland and enjoying the atmosphere of Guests passing by and the Rivers of America in the distance.

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Mickey Ears Bowl Sundae – Plaza Ice Cream Parlor

Ice cream is one of the most popular snacks for any Guest to enjoy at the Walt Disney World Resort, and the Magic Kingdom is home to the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor on Main Street which serves up delicious options in a charming setting. Themed to feel like turn-of-the-century corner spot, Guests will love visiting the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor and ordering the Mickey Ears Bowl Sundae which offers Guests the choice of any two flavors of hand-scooped ice cream. The snack is them topped with either hot fudge, caramel, or peanut butter as well as whipped cream and two cherries to form Mickey’s ears.

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Mickey Pretzel – Various Locations

The final snack on the list is a classic that Guests can find throughout the Walt Disney World Resort, but is always delicious in the Magic Kingdom. The Mickey Pretzel is a warm and doughty soft pretzel shaped like Mickey himself that can be found at various snack carts throughout the Magic Kingdom. Perfectly coated in salt and served with a side of warm and gooey cheese sauce for dipping, the Mickey Pretzel satisfies any snack craving and is a favorite for many Guests.

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About Caitlin Kane

Caitlin Kane first visited Walt Disney World when she was two years old, and despite spending most of the trip quarantined with the chicken pox she managed to fall in love with the place. Visiting WDW every year since, she especially loves learning about the history and small details of the parks, enjoying a Lapu Lapu, and eating/drinking her way through the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. When she's not in Disney, Caitlin lives in New York teaching preschool and spending her time counting down the days to her next trip.