The Morocco Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase is a stunning and immersive area that invites Guests to wander through cobblestone streets that wind through small shops filled with exotic wares and beautiful courtyards boasting intricate tile work and designs. In the very front of the Morocco Pavilion is also a unique Walt Disney World dining location that Guests should definitely plan on enjoying on every single Disney vacation.
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Spice Road Table previously was a table service restaurant, but currently operates as a lounge location that welcomes walk-ups and does not require a reservation. Featuring a menu of Mediterranean Small Plates that celebrate the flavors and ingredients of the Mediterranean, as well as specialty cocktails, it is a great location to take some time to relax while in the Disney Park.
There are several seating areas to enjoy at Spice Road Table, including a large open-air patio that overlooks World Showcase Lagoon. Guests can choose from many different charming tables with wrought iron chairs and soak in the views of the water and Spaceship Earth in the distance while checking out great details including hanging lanterns and intricate tile patterns on the floor.
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Guests who would prefer some air conditioning can opt for the indoor dining room at Spice Road Table, which is relatively small in size but features comfortable table and booth seating, all overlooking large windows that offer beautiful views of World Showcase Lagoon. Also found in the indoor dining room are wonderful details including intricate wooden carvings, richly colored tapestries, and traditional Moroccan trinkets and artwork.
Since Spice Road Table has such a great menu of specialty cocktails, there is also a walk-up bar area that invites Guests to step through a massive curved stone arch where they can perch on bar stools and soak in a deep blue color, gold accents, beautiful tiles, and a stunning cluster of ornate lanterns. While the bar area features beautiful décor and ambiance, the view of World Showcase Lagoon is blocked, so those looking to enjoy the scenery should instead opt for the patio or indoor dining room.
Spice Road Table features a wonderful menu of beverage options for Guests to enjoy that includes traditional soft drinks as well as non-alcoholic options such as Iced Mint Tea, Moroccan Hot Tea Service, and the EARidescent Sip-a-bration, which celebrates the Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th Anniversary and is served in a souvenir cup.
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Guests who are looking to indulge in an alcoholic beverage at Spice Road Table can choose from a selection of Mediterranean wines available by the glass or bottle, beer, cider, and delicious specialty cocktails. Some flavorful and refreshing options to sip that pair perfectly with the water views are the Moroccan Mule, Blood Orange Mimosa, Sahara Spritz, Pomegranate Açaí, and Hibiscus Mimosa.
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To go with the laid-back atmosphere of water views and specialty cocktails, Spice Road Table offers up a menu of Mediterranean Small Plates that showcase traditional flavors and ingredients from the popular region. Each small plate is bursting with flavor, and when Guests close their eyes and feel the warm breeze from the water, they can almost believe that they are across the world in Morocco instead of World Showcase!
One of the most popular and unique Mediterranean Small Plates offered at Spice Road Table is the plant-based House-made Hummus Fries, which take the traditional spread and fries it into thick and crunchy sticks with some serious heat and pair them with a citrus chipotle and preserved lemon for dipping and topping.
Guests who are looking for other plant-based options can enjoy the Pomegranate-Chili Crispy Cauliflower which is paired with a red pepper Aleppo sauce or the Dolmas, which are traditional grape leaves that have been stuffed with rice and herbs and accompanied by marinated olives and charred lemon.
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A great option for Guests who are looking to satisfy a carb craving is the Naan Spreads, which begin with a generous portion of fresh, hot naan. Guests can then enjoy a spread of hummus, chermoula, marinated olives, and za’atar to make each bite unique and flavorful.
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Cheese lovers have plenty of great options to enjoy throughout EPCOT’s World Showcase, but a unique Mediterranean Small Plate at Spice Road Table is one that is worth stopping for. The Tiropitakia is a cheese-filled phyllo served with a refreshing and flavorful cucumber-tomato relish to add brightness to each bite.
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Seafood lovers have several Mediterranean Small Plates to choose from at Spice Road Table, beginning with the Fried Calamari which is prepared in the traditional way and served with remoulade, and harissa sauce for a hit of spice. The Spicy Shrimp also brings the heat and features chili, garlic, and a peri peri sauce for big flavor in every single bite.
Heartier meat-based dishes offered at Spice Road Table include the Spiced Chicken, which is deliciously moist and juicy and served with ras el hanout, mint yogurt, and tabbouleh, making it a very filling option. Guests also love to dig into the Grilled Lamb Kefta, which is brightened with tzatziki, radish, and blistered cherry tomatoes.
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With so many delicious dishes at Spice Road Table, it can be hard for Guests to narrow down their choices, which is why many love to order the Spice Road Table Sampler which features the Grilled Lamb Kefta, Spiced Chicken, and Tiropitakia. Also available is the Dessert Platter, which serves up an assortment of Moroccan pastries that are sweet and delicious!
Spice Road Table is a unique location in EPCOT’s World Showcase that offers up the perfect combination of stunning views of World Showcase Lagoon, flavorful small plates, and indulgent cocktails. With such as delicious menu and no reservation needed, Guests should make it a priority to stop by Spice Road Table and enjoy a bite and beverage on every visit to EPCOT!