The Ultimate Foodie Guide to Disney Springs

Crispy Mac & Cheese Bites
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Disney Springs has become the ultimate spot for dining at the Walt Disney World Resort, with dozens of options to choose from, including everything from quick-service pizza to table service meals in prehistoric times. With so many amazing options to choose from, it can definitely be hard to narrow down just what foods and drinks absolutely can’t be missed, so we’ve put together the ultimate foodie guide! Let’s check out all the amazing foodie delights that can be found in Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort!

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Art's Famous Fried Chicken

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Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ –Art’s Famous Fried Chicken

The Landing area of Disney Springs is home to Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’, where Guests can enjoy some indulgent Southern classics infused with fresh flavors from Florida. Open for brunch, lunch, and dinner, the table service restaurant has quickly become a favorite of Guests who flock there to enjoy Art’s Famous Fried Chicken which is brined in buttermilk for twenty-four hours before being perfectly fried and served with creamy mashed potatoes and a cheddar drop biscuit. While Art’s Famous Fried Chicken is the best way to enjoy fried chicken at Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’, the delicious protein can also be found in other dishes like the Fried Chicken Sandwich, Fried Chicken Salad, and Thigh High Chicken Biscuits.

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Crispy Mac & Cheese Bites

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Wine Bar George – Crispy Mac & Cheese Bites

The Landing area is also home to Wine Bar George, a very popular table service location with an industrial interior where Guests can spread out and enjoy hundreds of wine options from around the world, all hand-selected by Master Sommelier George Miliotes. Guests who dine at Wine Bar George for brunch, lunch, or dinner can also order small bites and flavorful entrées that are designed to complement the wine selections. The Crispy Mac & Cheese Bites are the stuff dreams are made of, with gooey mac and cheese perfectly fried into a ball and served with a tomato nage and pecorino.

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Wine Bar George – Frozcato made with DOLE WHIP Pineapple

No meal at Wine Bar George is complete without enjoying a glass of wine, and in addition to international options, there is also a selection of unique cocktail creations that Guests can sip on. The Frozcato made with DOLE WHIP Pineapple takes the classic treat originally from Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom and gives it an adult spin with a blend of Moscato, vodka, and pineapple that is equal parts refreshing and refined.

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DB 'Clothesline Bacon'

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The Edison – DB ‘Clothesline Candied Bacon’

The Edison is one of the most unique dining locations at the Walt Disney World Resort, as it brings Guests into a 1920s electric company with gothic industrial elements and an array of live entertainment, including everything from musicians to contortionists. The dinner menu at The Edison features a wide variety of indulgent American cuisine, including an unforgettable shareable plate that cannot be found anywhere else at the Walt Disney World Resort. The DB ‘Clothesline Candied Bacon’ literally features a clothesline with candied bacon hanging in strips with maple and black pepper and served with a fruit mostarda and sweet and spicy pickle.

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The Ganachery – S’mores

The ultimate location in Disney Springs to find chocolate delights is The Ganachery in The Landing area. This mouthwatering shop serves up an extensive menu of hand-crafted chocolate treats, including gift sets to bring home and specialty items that are prepared in a live kitchen. Everyone’s backyard favorite is given an elevated spin as The Ganachery’s S’mores are prepared fresh to order and feature graham crackers with a powdered sugar Mickey filled with a torched marshmallow and perfectly melted signature chocolate.

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Dockside Shrimp Boil

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The Boathouse – Dockside Shrimp Boil

One of the best seafood restaurants at the Walt Disney World Resort is The Boathouse in The Landing area of Disney Springs, where Guests can enjoy an airy nautical setting with several outdoor decks on the shores of Lake Buena Vista. The brunch, lunch, and dinner menus at The Boathouse are very heavily focused on fresh seafood options, and the Dockside Shrimp Boil is an indulgent meal that no Guest should miss. Featuring succulent shrimp, corn on the cob, red potatoes, Andouille sausage, and The Boathouse’s own seasoning, this dish will transport Guests to the sandy shores of the Atlantic!

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Duck Duck Razz

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The Boathouse – Duck Duck Razz

An inventive and fun cocktail can also be found at The Boathouse and has quickly become a favorite of Guests thanks to its vibrant color and touch of whimsy. The Duck Duck Razz combines Stoli Razz, peach schnapps, blue Curaçao, lemon juice, and simple syrup for a smooth drink that has a bright blue color. The best part is a small rubber duck that is placed on the surface of the drink to add a touch of fun to each pour!

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Polite Rub Chicken Wings

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The Polite Pig – Polite Rub Chicken Wings

Moving over to the Town Center area of Disney Springs is a quick-service location that offers absolutely delicious barbecue options prepared in different styles from across the country. The Polite Pig is open daily for lunch and dinner and Guests can enjoy some mouthwatering options that are hearty and packed with flavor, including the Polite Rub Chicken Wings. These perfectly juicy wings have a crispy skin that has been coated in the restaurant’s signature rub and are served with pickled carrots for some acidity. These are the perfect shareable item for foodies to enjoy while working their way through Disney Springs.

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Chicken Guy! – Tenders

Food Network star Guy Fieri has been amazing foodies for years with over the top delicious meals that bring them straight to ‘Flavortown.’ The Town Center area of Disney Springs is home to Chicken Guy!, a quick-service restaurant where Guy has perfected the art of chicken with delicious menu options ranging from hearty to light. The ultimate foodie option at Chicken Guy! are the Tenders, which are juicy and perfectly breaded for the ultimate crunch with each bite. Guests can enjoy these amazing Tenders in a three or five-item serving and choose two signature sauces for dipping with options like Buttermilk Ranch, Sweet ‘N Sour, Sweet Sriracha BBQ, and Wasabi Honey.

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Morimoto Spare Ribs

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Morimoto Asia – Morimoto Spare Ribs

Pan-Asian specialties can be enjoyed for lunch and dinner each day at Morimoto Asia in The Landing area of Disney Springs. The restaurant is run by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, who has crafted a culinary tour of updated Asian classics that Guests can enjoy throughout two floors of modern and airy décor. The ultimate menu item to dig into is the Morimoto Spare Ribs which are perfectly juicy pork ribs smothered in a hoisin sweet chili glaze and cilantro and can be ordered as a half-rack with three ribs or six-ribs, making them a great option as an appetizer or a full meal.

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Original Chocolate Chip Cookie

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Gideon’s Bakehouse – Original Chocolate Chip Cookie

A recent addition to The Landing area of Disney Springs is Gideon’s Bakehouse which has quickly gained a huge following, often resulting in a virtual queue just to enter and order! This gothic and quirky location has perfected ultimate cookie recipes, with each individual treat weighing in at nearly a half-pound. The signature option at Gideon’s Bakehouse is the Original Chocolate Chip Cookie, which took fifteen years to perfect and features several vanillas and chocolates to create a soft cookie that has the consistency of cookie dough!

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Fish and Chips

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Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant – Fish & Chips

Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant can be found in The Landing area of Disney Springs and features a lively environment that transports Guests to a classic pub in the heart of Ireland. Open for brunch, lunch, and dinner, the table service restaurant serves up classic Irish pub fare including a perfectly executed classic. The Fish & Chips are covered in a beer batter and fried to absolute crispy perfection and served with hot chips and classic tartar sauce, and there is even a gluten-free option for Guests with special dietary needs!

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Amorette's Signature Drink

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Amorette’s Patisserie – Amorette’s Signature Beverage

The final stop on the ultimate foodie’s tour of Disney Springs is Amorette’s Pâtisserie, a Parisian-style bakery in the Town Center area that serves up indulgent pastries, cakes, and more. While there are literally endless treats to enjoy from Amorette’s Pâtisserie, Guests can’t miss out on a specialty beverage that is delicious as well as adorable! Amorette’s Signature Beverage is available Monday through Thursday and tops a glass of Rosa Regale with a Minnie Mouse topper for a beautiful pink creation that looks as good as it tastes!

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.