Top 10 Quick Service Resort Restaurants At Walt Disney World

Monorail Disney's Contemporary Resort
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One thing that every guest who visits Walt Disney World loves to do is indulge in amazing dining options that offer up nearly every type of cuisine imaginable. While many guests opt for full service or quick service dining options in the four theme parks, there are plenty of other amazing options that can be found at the many Disney Resorts. Since guests will most likely enjoy visiting a Disney Resort, but also want to get back to the theme parks to enjoy more attractions and entertainment, the best option to enjoy for a meal is a quick service restaurant. Luckily, the Disney Resorts have plenty of amazing quick service options that serve up many different types of cuisine that guests are sure to love. Here are the top ten quick service restaurants at Walt Disney World Resorts.


1. Capt. Cook’s – Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

One of the most popular Disney Resorts in Walt Disney World is found on the shores of Seven Seas Lagoon directly across from the Magic Kingdom. Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort brings the serenity and beauty of the South Seas to life through gorgeous details and a great quick service location. Capt. Cook’s is found on the lower level of the Great Ceremonial House and is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Menu items are inspired by the taste of the islands and include Tonga Toast, Bounty Breakfast Platter, Pulled Pork Nachos, Thai Coconut Meatballs, Pork Fried Rice, and Polynesian Salad with Shrimp.

2. Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory – Disney’sPort Orleans Resort – French Quarter

Another Disney Resort aims to bring the spirit and charm of New Orleans to life. Disney’s Port Orleans Resort French Quarter features wrought iron railings and décor, colorful buildings, and the sounds of upbeat jazz. Guests who visit the Disney Resort definitely need to enjoy a meal at Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory which is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The quick service location features delicious menu options such as Crispy Chicken on a Biscuit, Cheese Steak, Jambalaya, Barbecued Ribs, Fried Chicken, and delicious beignets.

3. El Mercado de Coronado – Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

The beauty and charm of Spanish Colonial Mexico is brought to life in another Disney Resort that is sprawled around a large central lake. Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort brings Southwestern décor to life through unique vegetation, colorful buildings, and rustic ranches. A great quick service option to enjoy at the Disney Resort is the El Mercado de Coronado which mixes American classics with Mexican fare. Some popular menu items include Southwestern Omelet, Ham & Cheese Breakfast Bowl, Yucatan Roasted Chicken, Azteca Burger, Market Nachos, Vegetarian Pita, and Chicken Tortilla Soup.


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4. Contempo Café – Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney’s Contemporary Resort is a favorite of many guests thanks to its unique modern theme and its impressive lobby where the monorail silently glides by above. Those who enjoy a visit to the Disney Resort have several amazing dining options including a wonderful quick service location. Contempo Café is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and serves up freshly prepared items such as Steel-Cut Oatmeal, Grilled Breakfast Sandwich, Grilled Salmon Rice owl, Barbecue Chicken Flatbread, and Contempo Smokehouse Burger.

5. The Mara – Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

One of the most beautiful resorts in Walt Disney World brings the beauty of Africa to life. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge allows guests to enjoy sweeping views of live animals on the savannah while also having access to amazing dining options. A great quick service location to enjoy is The Mara which was named for a river that flows through Kenya and Tanzania. Menu options at The Mara are a mix of African and American favorites such as Bobotie Platter, African Potjie, Pepperoni Flatbread, Mara Chicken Salad, Crispy Chicken BLT Sandwich, and Lamb Stew.

6. Landscape of Flavors – Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Guests who visit Disney’s Art of Animation Resort can feel as though they have stepped into some of their favorite Disney classic animated films such as The Lion King and The Little Mermaid. After enjoying the amazing décor and theming of the Disney Resort, guests should enjoy a quick service meal at the delicious Landscape of Flavors. This dining area is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and offers options such as Challah French Toast, Mongolian Grilled Fish, Asian Chicken Bowl, Vegetarian Seitan Scramble, Mussels Marinara, Caprese Sandwich, Barbecued Pork Sandwich, and Surf and Surf Burger.

7. Roaring Fork – Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

A Disney Resort located close to the Magic Kingdom brings the rustic charm and beauty of the lodges found in the National Parks to life. Disney’s Wilderness Lodge features not only beautiful décor and ambiance, but also several amazing dining options including a quick service location that is open daily for all three meals. Roaring Fork offers up delicious menu options including Breakfast Flatbread, Banana’s Foster’s French Toast, Tuna Salad Sandwich, Asian Sausage, Gourmet Grilled Cheese, and Wilderness Salad.

8. Riverside Mill Food Court – Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside

The charm and elegance of the South are brought to life through the stately manors and bayou ambiance of Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside. There guests can enjoy a central town area that features dining options including a quick service location that offers up cuisine inspired by the South. Riverside Mill Food Court is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and features menu items such as Crispy Fried Chicken, Pancakes, Swamp Burger, Cajun Chicken Sandwich, Corned Beef Hash, Kale Citrus Salad, and Muffaletta.

9. Geyser Point Bar & Grill – Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Another wonderful quick service dining location at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge offers up amazing menu options that pair perfectly with sweeping views of the pool and Bay Lake. Geyser Point Bar & Grill is open each afternoon and evening and serves up indulgent cocktails and hearty food options including Shrimp on a Wire, Crispy Smoked Chicken Wings, Cheesy Barbecue Brisket, Bison Cheeseburger, and Handcrafted Charcuterie.

10. Everything POP Shopping & Dining – Disney’s Pop Century Resort

Disney’s Pop Century Resort celebrates the nostalgia and trends of each decade through larger than life props and lots of memorabilia. Guests who visit the Disney Resort can enjoy a quick service meal at Everything POP Shopping & Dining which is set up with several different ordering counters for guests to choose from. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, guests who enjoy a meal can choose from options such as the Western Omelet, Biscuit and Gravy, Pot Roast, Jamaican Jerk Seared Chicken Breast, Southwesterner Burger, Blackened Mahi Sandwich, and Hot Pastrami Sandwich on Marble Rye.

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.