Top 7 Ice Cream Treats At Walt Disney World

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Guests who are visiting Walt Disney World get to leave the stress of everyday life behind and enjoy attractions, dining, and shopping in a magical place. One of the things that guests love the most on a Disney vacation is eating! From full service experiences and counter service meals to snack carts and decadent desserts, guests love indulging in food that they might not normally have in everyday life. Since Florida is a warm place year round, many guests in Walt Disney World love to indulge in ice cream treats to both satisfy their sweet tooth and cool off on a hot day. Luckily, there are plenty of decadent and delicious ice cream treats to be found throughout the four theme parks, resorts, and Disney Springs for guests to enjoy! Here are the top seven ice cream treats at Walt Disney World.


7. Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar

One of the most iconic snacks in all of Walt Disney World is the Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar. Guests who are looking to try this snack can find it at almost every ice cream cart throughout the parks as well as the food courts in many of the resorts. The treat features vanilla ice cream coated in chocolate on a Popsicle stick all shaped like Mickey Mouse!

6. Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich

Guests who are spending time in the Magic Kingdom should definitely stop in at the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor on Main Street. The old fashioned ice cream shop serves up hand scooped flavors sure to cool guests off on hot days. A favorite treat served up there is the Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich which takes one scoop of ice cream and wedges it between two warm, fresh chocolate chip cookies. This ice cream treat is definitely big enough to share, but many guests won’t want to!

5. No Way Jose

Guests who find themselves near Disney’s Beach Club Resort should definitely take the time to visit the Beaches and Cream Soda Shop for an ice cream sundae that is beyond delicious. The No Way Jose features peanut butter and chocolate ice cream topped with hot fudge, peanut butter, chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, whipped cream, and a cherry on top. With such a delicious flavor combination of chocolate and peanut butter, guests love the No Way Jose!

4. Kitchen Sink

Also found at Beaches & Cream Soda Shop is an ice cream treat which takes a crowd to conquer. The Kitchen Sink is advertised as big enough to serve four and combines chocolate, vanilla, coffee, mint chocolate chip, and strawberry scoops smothered with every topping available in the shop! Guests who are fans of ice cream definitely have to stop at Beaches & Cream Soda Shop to indulge in the ultimate treat!

3. Gelato

Guests who spend time enjoying the eleven countries of World Showcase in Epcot love stopping in Italy to take in the scenery and enjoy some lovely treats. Those who stop at Gelati can order up some fresh made gelato specialties including an espresso gelato affogato. Guests who love ice cream should definitely stop in Italy and enjoy some delicious gelato!


2. Dole Whip

This ice cream treat has a cult following and is incredibly popular with guests. Served up at both Aloha Isle in the Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland and Pineapple Lanai at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, the Dole Whip combines a cold snack with a fruity sweetness. Offered in either pineapple, orange, or vanilla flavors guests who love ice cream definitely can’t miss enjoying a Dole Whip while in Walt Disney World!

1. Original Banana Split

Guests who are looking for a great full service meal in the Magic Kingdom should pay a visit to The Plaza Restaurant located on the end of Main Street. Those who save room for dessert are treated to several different ice cream options which would make any guests mouth water! One of the most popular options is the Original Banana Split which includes three scoops of ice cream, strawberry sauce, hot fudge, pineapple, nuts, whipped cream, cherries, and a whole banana. With so many delicious flavors and toppings, this sundae is sure to be a favorite of any ice cream lover!

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.