Guests who enjoy a vacation in Walt Disney World are sure to absolutely love every moment including those spent eating. The vacation destination is home to countless dining locations that include everything from snack carts and quick service locations to character meals and signature dining experiences. With so many dining options to enjoy, guests can truly explore different cuisines and culinary profiles all without ever leaving Walt Disney World. Many guests are big lovers of cheese and the delectable treat is prominently located in many different ways throughout Walt Disney World. Guests can enjoy nacho cheese as a condiment all the way up to gourmet cheese platters that sample options from around the world. With so many options to choose from, guests who love cheese are sure to absolutely enjoy dining around Walt Disney World sampling as many as possible! Here are ten menu options for cheese lovers at Walt Disney World.
1. Chef’s Selection Cheese Board – California Grill
One of the most popular dining locations in Walt Disney World is California Grill which is located at the top of Disney’s Contemporary Resort. The restaurant is open on weekends for brunch and dinner nightly and serves up the vibrant and delicious flavors of the Pacific Coast. While guests are sure to love anything ordered from this wonderful location, cheese lovers will especially enjoy the Chef’s Selection Cheese Board which features five different cheeses all sourced on the Pacific Coast and served with several small accompaniments.
2. Selection of Artisanal Cheeses – Nomad Lounge
Guests who are looking to enjoy a unique and relaxing dining experience in Disney’s Animal Kingdom should head to the Discovery Island area that leads into Pandora – The World of Avatar. Nomad Lounge offers up small bites and specialty cocktails that are inspired by exotic locations from around the world. Guests can enjoy nibbling on the Selection of Artisanal Cheeses which feature unique and interesting flavors from around the world.
3. California Cheese and Charcuterie Plate – Baseline Tap House
A cozy dining location in Disney’s Hollywood Studios invites guests to sip and nibble on the flavors of California while relaxing. Baseline Tap House is located in the Grand Avenue area of the park and serves up snack, small plates, wine, beer, and cocktails. Cheese lovers will absolutely adore the California Cheese and Charcuterie Plate which features Toma Farmstead Cheese, Point Reyes Original Blue Cheese, Laura Chenel’s Sonoma Goat Cheese, Chorizo and Calabrese Salami, Cornichons, Grapes, and Toasted Baguettes.
4. Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup – Le Cellier Steakhouse
Epcot’s World Showcase is a favorite place for many guests to enjoy a meal in thanks to the many quick and full service locations that serve up cuisine from around the world. The Canada Pavilion is home to Le Cellier Steakhouse which serves up delicious steakhouse options with Canadian flavors. Cheese lovers will enjoy the Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup which features Moosehead Beer and Nueske’s Applewood-Smoked Bacon for a creamy and smoky option.
5. Charcuterie and Cheese – Jiko – The Cooking Place
Another amazing signature dining location that is only open for dinner each day is located at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. Jiko – The Cooking Place invites guests to dine on traditional African, Indian, and Mediterranean cuisine while enjoying beautiful décor and an extensive wine list. A must enjoy menu item for cheese lovers is the Charcuterie and Cheese which features house-made meats and seasonal accompaniments alongside a chef’s selection of cheese including options such as Cremont, Bayley Hazen Blue, and SeaHive.
6. Artisanal Cheeses – Yachtsman Steakhouse
Guests who are looking to enjoy a wonderful meal inspired by the flavors and décor of New England should plan on heading to Disney’s Yacht Club Resort to enjoy an amazing dinner. Yachtsman Steakhouse is open each night for dinner and serves up seafood and steak classics in addition to the Artisanal Cheeses appetizer option. Cheese lovers can enjoy chef selected options such as Moliterno, Devil’s Gulch, Mimolette, Cabot Clothbound Cheddar, and Point Reyes Bay Blue.
7. United Kingdom Cheese Platter – Rose & Crown Dining Room
One of the most popular dining locations in Epcot’s World Showcase can be found on the shores of World Showcase Lagoon in the UK Pavilion. The Rose & Crown Dining Room serves up traditional British pub options in a lively and welcoming environment. While there are plenty of great options, cheese lovers will enjoy ordering the United Kingdom Cheese Platter which comes with Stilton, McCall’s Irish Cheddar, and Cotswold Cheese.
8. The Wave Cheese Board – The Wave…of American Flavors
Disney’s Contemporary Resort is home to several full service restaurants including a popular location that serves up inspired American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Wave…of American Flavors features modern décor that pairs perfectly with locally sourced ingredients. Cheese lovers will not regret ordering The Wave Cheese Board which features chef selected cheeses and seasonal accompaniments that pair perfectly with a glass of wine or specialty cocktail.
9. Momma’s Mac and Cheese – Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’
If cheese is on your mind, you’ll want to be sure to stop by Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ restaurant located at Disney Springs. Not only does Chef Art’s have a great menu of home-cooked favorites, but cheese lovers will find the Momma’s Mac and Cheese especially memorable. While this menu item is considered a side item, it is rather filling and pairs perfectly with other sides such as Southern Slaw or KC Greens: Braised Kale and Collards. Or go for the Chopped Pork Barbecue Plate where Momma’s Mac and Cheese comes with the plate.
10. Artisanal Cheeses – Narcoossee’s
Disney’s Grand Floridian is home to Narcoossee’s, a wonderful location that is nestled on the shores of Seven Seas Lagoon and offers beautiful views of the Magic Kingdom. The restaurant is open for dinner only each night and serves up coastal cuisine in addition to a delicious cheese option that can be enjoyed as an appetizer or dessert. The Artisanal Cheeses option features four tasting portions of cheese from around the world served with prosciutto and seasonal accompaniments.