Many guests who enjoy a vacation in Walt Disney World spend time exploring new restaurants and trying different foods. There are countless locations to dine in at Walt Disney World and each restaurant has a unique theme, décor, and menu for guests to enjoy. One of the best places to dine while on a Disney vacation is in Epcot thanks in part to World Showcase which features eleven different pavilions celebrating countries from around the world. Each pavilion focuses on a specific country and features at least one quick service dining location and one full service dining location that serve up traditional cuisine from that county. A favorite pavilion of many guests is the Mexico Pavilion which is home to a massive pyramid which features the Plaza de los Amigos, the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros, and several dining options which are all amazing. One full service dining location that guests are sure to love in the Mexico Pavilion is La Hacienda de San Angel. Here are six things that guests are sure to love about dining at La Hacienda de San Angel on their next visit to Epcot!
6. The Location –
The Mexico Pavilion is rather large and features plenty of space inside the pyramid as well as outside along the shores of World Showcase Lagoon. One thing that guests absolutely love about La Hacienda de San Angel is its location right along the water’s edge. Not only is it easy to find and access, it offers picturesque views of World Showcase Lagoon for guests to enjoy thanks to its waterfront location.
5. The Ambiance –
Guests also love dining in La Hacienda de San Angel thanks to its interesting and beautiful décor and ambiance. The lighting includes interesting features like lanterns shaped like stars and large glass globes making for the perfect lighting to compliment the décor. Guests can enjoy large glass windows, dark wood accents, mosaic tile floors, colorful and cozy booths, and vibrant traditional Mexican artwork along the walls. The décor and ambiance help guests to enjoy the traditional Mexican cuisine in comfort and style.
4. The Drinks –
No meal is complete without some delicious drink options, and the drinks at La Hacienda de San Angel are sure to impress guests! Guests who are feeling adventurous can order up interesting flavored margaritas including the Mango Blueberry Basil Margarita, Lime Raspberry Margarita, Orange Mango Fire Margarita, and Avocado Margarita. For those looking for a more traditional option, there is a Classic Margarita that is sure to delight any guest. In addition, guests can sip on a selection of tequilas, beer, and wine and can also consult an onsite Tequila Ambassador with any questions they may have.
3. The Food –
Obviously guests are sure to love the food at La Hacienda de San Angel! Open only for dinner each night, the restaurant serves up traditional Mexican classics from various regions across the country. Appetizers kick things off with menu options including Guacamole, Crema de Elote, Pork Empanadas, Queso Fundido, Gorditas, and Agua Chile de Camaron. For the main course, guests have the option of sharing the La Hacienda which features a New York Strip, half of a chicken, chorizos and vegetables, beans, and salsas or the Del Mar which features a mix of fish, shrimp, scallops, vegetables, beans, and salsas. For those who are looking for their own entrée, guests can enjoy Pan Seared Snapper, Tacos de Camarones, Pollo al Pastor, Taquiza, and a New York Strip. With so many amazing options, guests are sure to have a favorite meal at La Hacienda de San Angel.
2. The Dessert –
While the food is important when dining at any restaurant in Walt Disney World, so is saving room for dessert! La Hacienda de San Angel serves up some delicious and unique dessert options which guests are sure to not want to share. Guests can pick from menu options like Nieves which are sorbets, Empanada de Manzana, Helado de Maiz, and Mousse de Chocolate. With such delicious options guests are sure to leave some room to enjoy dessert.
1. The View of Epcot Fireworks –
One of the things that guests love most about La Hacienda de San Angel is dining there while Epcot’s nighttime spectacular is occurring. The nightly show happens on World Showcase Lagoon and combines lots of special effects with fireworks and dancing water for a wonderful performance. Guests who have a reservation at La Hacienda de San Angel can request to sit near the large windows overlooking World Showcase Lagoon for the perfect view.