We love how many delicious things there are to eat at Walt Disney World. It’s fair to say that no two meal or snack times have to be the same in Lake Buena Vista.
Of course, you are likely to have your favorite Disney Park food and eating spots that become a staple part of any Disney vacation. But part of the excitement of a trip to the Disney Parks and Disney Springs is trying something new.
You could say that there are too many good things at the Walt Disney World Resort to devour. We often find it difficult to have room to try everything – sometimes you are just too full! It’s become expected that you will leave a Disney vacation with a food baby. And trust us, we are definitely not judging if you do!
Do you find that it’s the snacks that you want to try the most though? They’re the things that aren’t always enough to count as a lunch or dinner, but you have to be careful not to fill up too much on those meals so that you have room for the Disney snack that you really want!
Well here at Disney Tips, we’ve found a hack to enjoy the best snacks without having to leave room for them: eat them for breakfast! Let’s just say, the following Disney snacks are tried and tested, and we can definitely say that they make for an awesome breakfast. So why not plan to tick these off your snack list during your next Disney vacation, by enjoying them for breakfast?
There are 3 places in Magic Kingdom that we love to visit for a breakfast serving up a Disney World snack.
Let’s start with a visit to Fantasyland, stopping by the Cheshire Cafe. Our recommendation is the Cheshire Cat Tail, to accompany a morning coffee or fresh orange juice. Chocolate chips are woven between pastry and drizzled with purple and pink icing. It’s as delicious as it sounds!
We love to perch on the wall by the Mad Tea Party in the shade of the trees and enjoy breakfast with a view of the Tea Cups.
If a Warm Cinnamon Roll sounds more like your thing, then you’ll want to head to Gaston’s Tavern instead. Pull up a chair to enjoy this huge helping of sweet dough with cinnamon, and drizzled with icing. Remember to take in all of the antlers that Gaston uses in his decorating whilst enjoying this sweet treat!
Our final place to stop for breakfast in Magic Kingdom is Sleepy Hollow Refreshments; just across the bridge from the Hub into Liberty Square. It’s difficult for us to narrow down just exactly what you should order though, as there are so many great sweet treats that would make a perfect breakfast. Our favorite is definitely the Fresh Fruit Waffle Sandwich. Whilst it might not be a Mickey waffle, it’s instead a giant waffle served with fresh fruit and chocolate-hazelnut spread – you won’t be disappointed! Savor every bite with a perfect view of Cinderella Castle.
With World Showcase now open to Guests from Park opening, EPCOT is a great place to enjoy Disney snacks for breakfast. Here are the snacks that we definitely recommend to begin a Disney day at EPCOT.
If you’re entering the Disney Park from the main entrance, then head to World Showcase, and turn left towards Mexico. You’ve reached your breakfast destination when you enter the Norway Pavilion. There are so many freshly baked goods to choose from in Kringla Bakeri Og Cafe, but School Bread is always a win for us. This Norwegian classic is a sweet roll filled with custard and dipped in coconut. Enjoy whilst sitting in the shade of the Stave Church, or find a bench overlooking World Showcase Lagoon for breakfast with a view.
If you’re entering EPCOT via International Gateway, then we recommend turning right and stopping at Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie in the France Pavilion. Start the morning off with a Beignet, but not as you may know it.
The Beignets served in Les Halles are more like a donut, filled with chocolate-hazelnut spread and finished off with a dusting of powdered sugar, leaving a Mickey head on top. We love to have breakfast from the wrought-iron seating in the Parisian street – this is a peaceful spot in the morning.
Although we are yet to visit the newly-opened EPCOT restaurant, Connections Eatery, we can’t wait to try the Liege Waffle. Not only does this snack look incredible but it sounds it too. A brioche dough waffle is served with pearl sugar, strawberries, and whipped cream, and finished with a drizzle of chocolate sauce.
It’s going to be our first stop when we’re next in the Disney Park!
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Grabbing a Disney snack for breakfast in Disney’s Hollywood Studios may mean that you get caught up in the Toy Story Land rush, however, it’ll definitely be worth it for the snacks you’ll get to enjoy.
If you’d rather break away from the crowds, then pick up a Num Num Cookie from the Neighborhood Bakery. Make sure you channel your inner Jack-Jack whilst enjoying this warm, crunchy and gooey chocolate chip cookie tart.
If you’d rather move with the crowds, then enter Toy Story Land and stop by Woody’s Lunch Box. Then it’s over to you to decide which Lunch Box Tart you’d prefer to eat. With four to choose from, there’s a flavor for everyone in your party. These include banana-peanut butter fudge; lemon-blueberry; chocolate-hazelnut; and raspberry. You’ll feel pleasantly full afterward whilst you wait in line for Slinky Dog Dash or Toy Story Mania.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom
It’s often a tricky choice between two breakfast snacks at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park.
Tamu Tamu Refreshments in Africa is the place to get a Colossal Mickey Cinnamon Roll. Similar to the one you get in Gaston’s Tavern, only it’s Mickey-shaped!
We love to grab this breakfast snack after taking our first Kilimanjaro Safari of the day. What better way to start your morning than with a Mickey-shaped snack, whilst admiring Expedition Everest across the Discovery River.
If your first stop is going to be Expedition Everest though, then we recommend grabbing a Tiger Tail Chocolate Twist from the Isle of Java. This is very similar to the Cheshire Cat Tail in Magic Kingdom but is drizzled with black and orange icing instead. Does a certain friend of Winnie the Pooh’s come to mind? Us too! We love to enjoy this with a view of the Tree of Life in the morning sun.
A morning at Disney Springs is perfect for taking things a little slower. Treat yourself to a lay-in until 9 a.m., before heading to Disney Springs for opening at 10 a.m. Then it’s up to you where you choose to get breakfast. We recommend 3 spots.
The House-Made S’more at The Ganachery takes breakfast to the next level. You certainly won’t need to eat for a while after enjoying this delicious creation. Watch the chocolatiers making your S’more, before heading out to a seat outside. We love to stop by Waterview Park at The Landing; it’s a peaceful spot to admire views of Saratoga Springs across the water.
If baked goods are more your thing, then take a visit to Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC at The Landing. Choose from award-winning donuts, cupcakes, cookies, and muffins, that can be enjoyed by all Guests, including those who are gluten-free or vegan. You’ll be spoiled for choice!
Do you love cupcakes? Then Sprinkles will be the place to get your breakfast at Disney Springs. Located just across from The Landing in Town Center, Sprinkles offers seating that overlooks the crystal clear waters of the springs. If you need a recommendation for a gourmet cupcake flavor, we love the Chocolate Marshmallow cupcake and the Carrot cupcake too!
Port Orlean’s French Quarter
Our final Disney snack that we love to enjoy for breakfast is a helping of Beignets from Scat Cat’s Club Cafe. A serving of three Beignets with a side of salted caramel dipping sauce is sure to start your morning off right!
This is a great place to visit if you are wanting a morning away from the Disney Parks. Be sure to admire the charming Disney Resort whilst you’re there too!
So there you have it – the Disney snacks to eat for breakfast. We’re sure that you won’t regret beginning your Disney days with these tasty treats!
Enjoy having a little more room to eat all of the incredible Disney food at the Walt Disney World Resort.