When many guests think of Walt Disney World, they might picture lots of children and only family friendly activities and attractions. This is totally not true! Walt Disney World is a vacation destination that has plenty of fun experiences for guests of all ages, especially adults. Guests can enjoy thrilling attractions and fine dining experiences and even some amazing nightlife. Adults who are looking to get out and enjoy themselves while sipping on some delicious libations have dozens of options to choose from while visiting Walt Disney World. There are plenty of bars and lounges featuring unique themes, rocking music, delicious drinks, and amazing atmospheres for guests to enjoy. Some of these bars and lounges are found in Disney Resorts and some are located in the theme parks, so no matter when a guest wants to sample a drink there is sure to be a bar or lounge nearby! Here are the top ten Disney bars and lounges.
10. Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is home to one of the more interactive bars in all of Walt Disney World. Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto invites guests to step into a room that feels as though it is nestled in the South Pacific with plenty of tiki decorations. Named after the head salesman from The Jungle Cruise in the nearby Magic Kingdom, Trader Sam’s serves up appetizers like Kalua Pork Tacos, Hawaiian Poke, and Pan Fried Dumplings along with some specialty cocktails. With sun names like the Uh-Oa!, Polynesian Pearl, Mosquito Mojito, and HippopotoMai-Tai, the cocktails are served in decorative glasses and often trigger some pretty amazing special effects throughout the bar when ordered.
9. Tambu Lounge
Also found in Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is a lounge which is a great spot to spend some time while waiting for a reservation at either ‘Ohana or Kona Café. The Tambu Lounge is an open air bar situated right next to large glass pane windows overlooking the pool area and grounds of the resort. Guests who stop in can enjoy Pulled Pork Nachos, ‘Ohana Bread Pudding and two classic cocktails called the Lapu Lapu and the Backscratcher.
8. Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar
Disney Springs is home to a bar which features a unique theme inspired by a character from the Indiana Jones film series. Jock Lindsey was Indy’s pilot and he crash landed in Walt Disney World to open up his own bar adorned with plenty of aviation inspired décor and artwork. Guests who stop in at Jock’s can nibble on Air Pirate’s Pretzel, Brody’s Brats, Snack of Ra, and Rolling Boulders Sliders while enjoying cocktails with fun names like Cool-Headed Monkey, The Scottish Professor, Shorty’s Singapore Sling, and Fountain of Youth.
7. Top Of The World Lounge
Situated atop the Bay Lake Tower portion of Disney’s Contemporary Resort is a lounge which offers sweeping views of nearby Magic Kingdom, Seven Seas Lagoon, and surrounding Disney Resorts. The Top of the World Lounge allows guests to kick back and enjoy delicious food and cocktails in style while soaking up the modern ambiance. Guests who stop by the lounge can sip on exclusive cocktails including the Monorail Yellow, Bay Lake Sunset, and Tip Top Colada. Guests who time their visits right can also enjoy breathtaking views of Happily Ever After over the Magic Kingdom each night.
6. La Cava de Tequila
Nestled inside the massive pyramid in Epcot’s Mexico Pavilion is a lounge which serves up specialty margaritas and dozens of tequila options. La Cava de Tequila makes guests feel as though they are in a cozy lounge somewhere in Mexico as they sip on margaritas with interesting flavors including Jalapeño, Avocado, Blood Orange, and Hibiscus. Those looking to try something a little smoother can enjoy tequila flights and ask any server for recommendations.
5. Mardi Grogs
Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort invites guests into the harm and celebratory spirit of the Big Easy with wrought iron details and a Mardi Gras atmosphere. Located near the Doubloon Lagoon pool is Mardi Grogs, a pool bar which serves up interesting cocktails to be enjoyed while relaxing by the pool or strolling through the grounds. Guests can sip on a selection of wine and beer and specialty cocktails including Black Cherry Lemonade, Mango Margarita, and Banana Cabana.
4. Rose & Crown Pub
The UK Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase allows guests to feel as though they have flown across the pond and are surrounded by all things British. The Rose & Crown Pub features plenty of dark wood, decorative glass, and thirsty patrons making it feel like an authentic pub in the UK. Guests who pop in for a pint can enjoy traditional options like Bass, Boddingtons, and Harp.
3. Tune-In Lounge
Disney’s Hollywood Studios is home to the unique 50’s Prime Time Café where guests can feel as though they are back in mom’s kitchen complete with meatloaf and crazy wallpaper. While waiting to be seated for their meal, guests should enjoy a drink at the Tune-In Lounge which serves up delicious specialty cocktails including Dad’s Electric Lemonade, Grandma’s Picnic Punch, and Uncle Tim’s Summer Breeze.
2. Dawa Bar
In the Africa section of Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a bar which transports guests to the serene village of Harambe with exotic drinks and beautiful ambiance. The Dawa Bar serves up a selection of wine and beer as well as specialty cocktails like the Watermelon Mimosa, Discovery Island Bloody Mary, Lost on Safari, and Sugar Cane Mojito.
Found on the shores of Crescent Lake is a bar that features dueling pianos sure to make every guests smile and sing along. Jellyrolls invites guests to request some of their favorite music while sipping on drinks from a full bar. Guests who are looking to have a great time should definitely head to Jellyrolls!