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The Best of the Best! Top Five Snacks at Disney Springs

Disney Springs is an extremely popular place for guests to enjoy while spending time in Walt Disney World thanks to its extensive combination of shopping, dining, entertainment, and beautiful waterfront locale. With so much to see and enjoy in Disney Springs, sometimes guests might find themselves looking for a small bite or delicious snack to keep themselves fueled to continue to explore and see all that the entertainment district has to offer. Luckily, Disney Springs is home to some amazing and popular snacks that cannot be found anywhere else in Walt Disney World. From sweet to savory and everything in between, here are some of the best snacks to indulge in while spending time exploring all that Disney Springs has to offer!


1. Original Chocolate Chip Cookie – Gideon’s Bakehouse

One of the newest locations in all of Disney Springs is located in The Landing area and combines an immersive backstory and theming with sinfully good cookies. Gideon’s Bakehouse gained popularity with another location in Orlando and recently came to Disney Springs, bringing its hand crafted and unique cookies that take a full day to make and come in at nearly half a pound each. The interior of Gideon’s Bakehouse is gothic and dark, boasting a wide array of props and items that showcase the strange and slightly dreadful including intimidating portraits and all sorts of bottles and potions. Boasting a lengthy virtual queue most days since opening, Gideon’s Bakehouse features a small menu of cookies and cake slices including the popular Original Chocolate Chip Cookie. The outrageous cookie took fifteen years to perfect and combines different types of chocolates and vanillas and a texture reminiscent of cookie dough to create a truly unforgettable snack.

2. Peanut Butter Explosion – Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew

Another new location in Disney Springs invites guests into an inviting and warm shop that serves up specialty doughnuts and coffee that guests will find truly irresistible. Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew is located in Disney Springs’ West Side and features a small but irresistible menu of and-crafter doughnuts of both the cake and yeast varieties. In addition to the charming interior, guests can also enjoy the show kitchen where the chefs are creating the delicious offerings all day long. No doughnut option at Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew is a bad choice, but one of the most decadent offerings is the Peanut Butter Explosion which features a chocolate iced doughnut topped with peanut butter chips, crushed Reese’s Cups, and chocolate peanut butter frosting for the ultimate peanut butter and chocolate dream.

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3. Crispy Mac & Cheese Bites – The Basket at Wine Bar George

Wine Bar George in The Landing at Disney Springs is one of the most popular full service dining locations in the area and boasts an extensive wine list created by Master Sommelier George Miliotes in addition to some truly indulgent small bites and cheese and charcuterie boards. For guests who are not looking to enjoy a full service meal, but still want to indulge in the restaurant’s offerings, they can stop in next door at The Basket at Wine Bar George. This grab-and-go counter offers up wines, beers, specialty cocktails, and frozen beverages to go in addition to small bites that are all amazing to enjoy. Guests absolutely love to stop by this location to pick up the favorite Crispy Mac & Cheese Bites which are the perfect combination of crunchy exterior and warm, gooey interior filled with soft noodles and cheese. This savory snack is a great option to grab with a glass of wine from The Basket at Wine Bar George while exploring Disney Springs.

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4. Loaded Poutine – The Daily Poutine

A classic Canadian snack gets its own quick service dining location with plenty of unique options in The Town Center area of Disney Spring. The Daily Poutine takes the beloved snack that typically combines fresh fries with gravy and cheese curds for a hot and savory bite that is as filling as it is satisfying. While Classic Poutine is on the menu as well as other options inspired by cuisines including Italian, French, and Latin, one of the most indulgent menu items is a poutine inspired by the flavors and ingredients of Mexican cuisine. The Loaded Poutine features fresh fries topped with queso blanco, iceburg lettuce, pico de gallo, bacon, and garlic-ranch for an almost nacho-like spin on a Canadian classic that is truly decadent. Guests definitely need to make time to stop by The Daily Poutine to enjoy this savory and satisfying treat!

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5. House-Made S’more – The Ganachery

A truly indulgent snack that many guests love to enjoy while in Disney Springs is actually found in what is considered to be a shopping location, not a dining location. The Ganachery is located in The Landing area of Disney Springs and features irresistible chocolate treats made in house by expert chocolatiers who are happy to converse with guests while working behind the counter in a show kitchen crafting amazing treats. In addition to rich chocolates and ganache, there is one specialty snack that guests can order at The Ganachery that includes a show behind the counter as well. The House-Made S’more is an elevated version of the classic campfire treat that features a vanilla bean marshmallow square, soft graham crackers, rich chocolate, and salted caramel ganache. Each House-Made S’more is torched to order, so guests can watch as one of the chocolatiers hand torches their marshmallow to gooey perfection and then uses it to melt the indulgent chocolate for the perfect melted and sweet treat in Disney Springs.

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About Caitlin Kane

Caitlin Kane first started visiting Walt Disney World when she was two years old, and despite spending most of that trip quarantined with the chicken pox she managed to fall in love with the place. Visiting WDW every year since, she especially loves learning all about the history and small details of the parks and eating/drinking her way through the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival each fall. When she's not in Disney, Caitlin lives in New York and spends her time counting down the days to her next trip.