One of the biggest planning hurdles with any Walt Disney World vacation is reserving your dining reservations. There are so many wonderful choices to choose from that it very quickly can become overwhelming even for the most seasoned Disney veteran. To help you plan your dining we have put together the Five Best Lunches at Disney World for your next visit with the Mouse!
Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria – Located in Epcot in Italy in the World Showcase your family will enjoy authentic Italian cuisines with delicious pastas, refreshing salads and filling pizzas. Even the biggest appetite will leave here delighted. When your family dines at Via Napoli you will enjoy dishes such as delicious wood-fired pizzas (some big enough to feed a small army), lasagne, spaghetti, linguine, eggplant Parmesan, as well as an array of cold and hot appetizers and salads. For desserts your sweet tooth can get it’s fill on numerous options but our favorites are the tiramisu and torta di “Mamma Rosaria”. If you are on the Disney Dining Plan this is a 1 point location.
Whispering Canyon Cafe – Take a relaxing water taxi ride over to Disney’s Wilderness Lodge from Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park and enjoy a wonderful lunch that is filled with crazy good food and just as crazy entertainment. For lunch you can feast on an appetizer of duck pot sticker or pulled chicken quesadillas. Once you have your fill of appetizers take your pick of several filling lunchtime favorites. If you have worked up an appetite try the all-you-care-to-enjoy skillet filled with everyone’s barbecue favorites or choose from other fares such as a fried fish sandwich, slow-smoked pulled pork sandwich, grilled salmon BLT salad, a tuna melt, quinoa cakes or the chopped bison burger. For dessert you will love the Whispering Canyon campfire-style gooey cake or the s’mores creme brulee. If you are on the Disney Dining Plan this is a 1 point location.
Liberty Tree Tavern – Planning to spend your day at Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park? No worries! Make sure to check-out Liberty Tree Tavern in Liberty Square. At this wonderful dining location you will experience dining in a colonial-style inn serving wonderful New England-inspired dishes. Start your lunch off with the crab and lobster dip for two, the sweet corn fritters or a bowl of the New England clam chowder. For your main dish you can feast on pot roast, pasta with grilled chicken, a Liberty Boys sandwich, cheeseburgers, fish and chips or the Pilgrims’ Feast. No matter what you choose this dining location will quickly become one of your new favorites! For dessert indulge in offerings such as the ooey gooey toffee cake, seasonal fruit cobblers, Boston cream pie or the popular Johnny Appleseed’s tart. If you are on the Disney Dining Plan this is a 1 point location.
The Diamond Horseshoe – Another great lunch option located right in Disney’s Magic Kingdom in Liberty Square is The Diamond Horseshoe. You will feast on an all-you-care-to-enjoy lunch while enjoying an lovely music hall. In this family style meal you will enjoy a frontier salad, barbecue pulled pork, smoked sausage, carved turkey breast, braised beef, cowboy beans, corn on the cob and baked macaroni and cheese. For dessert you will enjoy the campfire brownie. If you are on the Disney Dining Plan this is a 1 point location.
Rose & Crown Dining Room – Enjoy a family-friendly meal in a fun British pub located in Epcot in the World Showcase. Your family will enjoy British favorites for all courses of your meal. For your appetizer you can enjoy English meat pie, smoked salmon, or a Scotch egg. Your main dish, you could try the incredible fish and chips, bangers and mash, shepherd’s pie, corn beef and cabbage or a Welsh pub burger. A yummy addition to your meal try the loaded Yorkshire pudding or our favorite bubble and squeak. For your sweet tooth try the sticky toffee pudding, jaffa tarts, chiffon cake or an English trifle. If you are on the Disney Dining Plan this is a 1 point location.
Would you consider these your Five Best Lunches at Disney? Or what else would you add?