When visiting Walt Disney World, guests often spend tons of time exploring the four Disney Parks, however there is so much to enjoy on property that can sometimes be overlooked. Luckily, in recent years, Disney Springs has received a massive transformation that resulted in the amazing experience that it is today. Guests who spend time in Disney Springs can enjoy shopping locations including unique Disney stores like Once Upon A Toy and the World of Disney, in addition to entertainment and dozens of dining locations. Many of the dining locations in Disney Springs are full service eateries, so guests typically think of their entrée options when deciding where to eat. While the main courses are delicious, the dining locations in Disney Springs are also home to some outrageously delicious ice cream treats that guests will definitely want to save room for. Here are the ten favorite ice cream treats at Disney Springs to enjoy!
1. Salted Caramel Bubble Waffle – AristoCrepes
A unique combination of ice cream and warm waffle can be found at a quick service location found in the Marketplace area of Disney Springs. AristoCrepes is a small counter service location found on the walkway that creates a shortcut through the Marketplace. Their unique bubble waffles are warm, light, and airy and guests are sure to love the Salted Caramel Bubble Waffle which is topped with chocolate ice cream, pretzel pieces, whipped cream, crispy pearls, and caramel sauce.
2. S’mores Baked Alaska – The Boathouse
One of the most popular full service dining locations in Disney Springs can be found directly on the waterfront in the Landing area. The Boathouse is known for its upscale cuisine that focuses on land and sea that guests can enjoy while watching amphicars float past. Those who save enough room for dessert will be impressed by the S’mores Baked Alaska which serves four and features a graham cracker crust, rocky road ice cream, toasted marshmallows, and milk chocolate.
3. Adult Coca-Cola Float – Coca Cola Store Rooftop Beverage Bar
Hands down the best view of Disney Springs can be enjoyed from a rooftop location in the Town Center area. The Coca-Cola Store Rooftop Beverage Bar is situated above the location’s store and serves up a wide array of beverages inspired by Coca-Cola flavors from around the world. Those looking to cool off with an ice cream based treat can enjoy the Adult Coca-Cola Float which combines Bacardi Superior Rum, Kahlua, Coca-Cola, and vanilla ice cream for a refreshing snack.
4. Strawberry Shortcake Gelato Shake – D-Luxe Burger
The Town Center area of Disney Springs is home to a popular quick service location that focuses on creating gourmet burger options. D-Luxe Burger combines a rustic ranch feel with upscale burger options that will totally satisfy guests. Those who have room for dessert after their amazing burger can enjoy the Strawberry Shortcake Gelato Shake which features vanilla gelato blended with milk, toasted marshmallow, crushed graham crackers, and strawberry sauce then topped with whipped cream and a maraschino cherry.
5. Golden Gate Banana Split – Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop
Guests who are looking to enjoy an ice cream treat in Disney Springs can visit the ultimate location that combines classic and favorite chocolates with ice cream for decadent treats. Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop can be found in the Marketplace area and guests are sure to be thrilled with the massive Golden Gate Banana Split which combines vanilla, strawberry, and Ghirardelli Chocolate ice cream with crushed pineapple, strawberry topping, handmade hot fudge, a banana, whipped cream, diced almonds, and a cherry.
6. Painted Ladies Mint Bliss – Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop
With so many amazing ice cream options to choose from at Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop, there is sure to be a menu item that every guest will love. Those who tend to favor decadent dark chocolate have several sundae options to choose from that have names inspired by Ghirardelli’s home town of San Francisco. The Painted Ladies Mint Bliss features mint chocolate chip and Ghirardelli Chocolate ice cream layered with handmade dark chocolate hot fudge and topped with whipped cream and an Intense Dark 72% Twilight Delight Chocolate.
7. Apple and Peach Crumble – Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant
One full service restaurant in Disney Springs combines delicious pub cuisine with live entertainment that guests are sure to love. Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant in the Landing area brings a classic pub experience to life with live music, Irish Dancing, and more. Those who make it through the extensive menu with room for dessert should enjoy the Apple and Peach Crumble which features fresh granny smith apples and peaches with vanilla ice cream and fresh cream.
8. Super Sundae – Splitsville Dining Room
Guests who spend time in the West Side of Disney Springs can enjoy entertainment options including a movie theater and a unique bowling experience. Splitsville Dining Room is part of an amazing bowling alley that features a retro style, entertainment, music, and wonderful cuisine. Guests who make it through their meal and game with room for an ice cream treat can indulge in the Super Sundae which features scoops of vanilla and chocolate ice cream topped with chocolate sauce, caramel sauce, whipped cream, sprinkles, and a cherry.
9. Black Cherry Cream Shake – The Edison
Another location in Disney Springs that combines entertainment with amazing dining options can be found in the Landing. The Edison welcomes guests into an industrial themed eatery that features entertainment that includes live cabaret, contortionists, and more. After enjoying the American inspired cuisine, guests can enjoy an ice cream based dessert with the Black Cherry Cream Shake. This indulgent treat is big enough to share and features vanilla gelato, black cherries, chipped cream, Pixie Dust, Nerds, and gummies.
10. Amaretto Gelato – Vivoli il Gelato
Those who are looking for a simpler ice cream treat can head over to the Landing for a quick service location that has its roots in Florence, Italy. Vivoli il Gelato is a family run business from Italy who opened up this quick service location in Disney Springs to share their delicious gelato. While there are many flavors to choose from, guests are sure to love the amazing Amaretto Gelato which tastes just like a cookie and can be enjoyed in a cup or fresh cone.