When guests think of Walt Disney World, they might only picture the four amazing theme parks that are filled to the brim with wonderful experiences like attractions, entertainment, dining, shopping, and more. However, guests would totally be missing out on a Disney vacation if they did not experience the amazing Disney Springs. This entertainment destination is packed with amazing places to dine, enjoy drinks, shop, relax, and be entertained all wrapped around a beautiful lake offering picturesque views of Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa. While the shopping and entertainment at Disney Springs are amazing, many guests travel there to enjoy the wide array of delicious and unique cuisine offered in the location’s many restaurants. From authentic barbecue and southern-style cooking to Mexican cuisine and Irish classics, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Disney Springs. Here are twelve trending eateries in Disney Springs.
1. The Edison
This new addition to The Landing area of Disney Springs has people talking! Check out the interior of this restaurant which is themed with industrial gothic-style – a 1920’s electric company. There are themed areas within the restaurant which makes for a different eating experience each visit. The American cuisine is on point as are the cocktails and entertainment!
2. The BOATHOUSE
Check out the unique BOATHOUSE restaurant which is nestled right along the waterfront. Open for lunch and dinner each day, guests who dine in the location can check out classic amphicars go from land to water and enjoy beautiful views. Menu options at The BOATHOUSE include Oysters on the Half Shell, Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, Baked Crab Stuffed Lobster, Shrimp & Andouille Mac N’ Cheese, NY Steak & Fries, and Filet Mignon Oscar Style.
3. Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’
One of the most popular restaurants in Disney Springs offers up selections inspired by Florida’s fresh flavors and trends with a down-home style. The restaurant is located in The Landing section of Disney Springs and is open daily for lunch and dinner. Guests who dine at Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ can enjoy delicious menu offerings like Thigh High Chicken Biscuits, Fried Chicken Sandwich, The Art Burger, Chopped Pork Barbecue Plate, Florida Grouper, Shrimp & Grits, and Fried Chicken and Donuts.
4. Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar
Many guests who visit Walt Disney World are familiar with the Indiana Jones film series and will love visiting a lounge location in Disney Springs inspired by a character from the films. Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar is the hangout of Indiana Jones’ pilot and is filled with unique items that Jock collected on his travels. Guests can order up delicious bites like Snakebite Sliders, Temple Tenderloin, Incan Tuna Tacos, Air Pirate’s Pretzels, and Mac’s Pork Belly Sliders in addition to delicious beverages including Shorty’s Singapore Sling, The Scottish Professor, Bam’s Barnstormer, Bedtime Story, Anything Goes, and Reggie’s Revenge.
5. Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant
One of the liveliest locations in Disney Springs is inspired by the art of Irish dancing and cuisine. Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant invite guests to dine in a welcoming bar that features live entertainment from talented musicians and dancers. While enjoying the show, guests can order up delicious lunch and dinner options including Burger ‘R’ Way, The Big Q, Crispy Cluck Sandwich, Fish & Chips, Bangers & Booze, Keen Eye for the Shepard’s Pie, and Ger’s Bread & Butter Pudding.
6. Frontera Cocina
Guests who are fans of authentic Mexican cuisine will absolutely love dining at a restaurant run by Chef Rick Bayless. Frontera Cocia is located in the Town Center area of Disney Springs and is open daily for lunch and dinner. Guests who enjoy a meal at the location can enjoy absolutely delicious menu options including Guacamole & Chips, Carne Asada for making Soft Tacos, Mushroom Torta, Carnitas, Oaxacan Red Chili Chicken, Shrimp Mojo de Ajo, Creekstone Ribeye Steak, and Red Chili Chicken Enchiladas.
7. The Polite Pig
Classic barbecue gets a modern twist in a unique restaurant located in the Town Center area of Disney Springs. The Polite Pig is sure to draw guests in with the mouthwatering smell of smoking barbecue and guests love to visit the location for lunch and dinner. The menu at The Polite Pig features amazing options including Brisket, Half Chicken, BBQ Sausage Hoagie, The Southern Pig, Smoked Chicken Salad, Sweet Potato Tots, and Mac and Cheese.
8. Morimoto Asia
Chef Masaharu Morimoto has recently opened an amazing restaurant inspired by Asian cuisine in The Landing area of Disney Springs. Morimoto Asia welcomes guests to enjoy a unique dining experience by offering them glimpses into kitchens where some traditional meals are being prepared. Guests who dine at Morimoto Asia for lunch and dinner each day can enjoy delicious options like Rock Shrimp Tempura, Toro Tartare, Chicken Dumplings, Chicken Bao, Eel & Avocado Sushi, Orange Chicken, Morimoto Peking Duck, L.A. BBQ Kalbi, Tonkotsu Ramen, and Morimoto Shrimp Pad Thai.
Guests who are fans of the classic combination of surf and turf will absolutely love dining in a restaurant that is housed inside of a paddleboat on Lake Buena Vista in Disney Springs. Paddlefish offers beautiful views of the water as well as delicious cuisine that guests are sure to love. Those who dine at the restaurant for lunch and dinner can enjoy delicious options such as Calamari, Lobster Corn Dogs, Maine Lobster, Fried Clam Roll, Crab Ceviche, Salmon, Fish & Chips, Filet Mignon, and Fish Tacos.
10. STK Orlando
One restaurant located in The Landing area of Disney Springs offers up a modern take on the classic steakhouse experience that guests are sure to love. STK Orlando features a unique menu, modern décor, in-house DJ, and large outdoor patio for guests to enjoy. Guests who enjoy brunch or dinner at STK Orlando can enjoy unique menu options including Shrimp & Grits, Friend Chicken & Funnel Cake, Artic Char, Ceviche, Ribeye Sandwich, STK Salad, Filet Mignon, Maine Lobster, and Alaskan King Crab.
11. Daily Poutine
One of the most delicious offerings from traditional Canadian cuisine is poutine, which features unique ingredients on top of fries. The Daily Poutine in the Town center area of Disney Springs offers up several unique interpretations of poutine that guests are sure to love! Guests can try the Classic Poutine with Beef Poutine Gravy and Cheddar Cheese Curds, the Italian Poutine with Mozzarella and Bolognese Sauce, the Latin Poutine with Fried Yucca, Black Beans, Pulled Pork, and Queso Fresco, and the French Poutine with Mushroom Cream Sauce and Gruyere Cheese.
12. Amorette’s Patisserie
Guests who are looking to indulge their sweet tooth while exploring Disney Springs should explore the ever delicious Amorette’s Patisserie for freshly backed options that are sure to amaze! Guests who stop by the location can enjoy treats including Mickey Mousse, Tea Time Petit Cake, Coffee Time Petit Cake, Blueberry Lemon Pastry, Crème Brulee, and Chocolate Covered Strawberries. Guests who are looking to order a meal at Amorette’s Patisserie can also enjoy sandwiches including Turkey on Focaccia and Vegetable Croissant.