Walt Disney World
Restaurant and Dining News

ATTN: Tables in Wonderland Members - Additional Dates for Contemporary Resort Chef's Table Experience! ATTN: Tables in Wonderland Members - Additional Dates for Contemporary Resort Chef's Table Experience!
August 16, 2018
This fall, Disney's Contemporary Resort Convention Center is presenting a number of special Chef's Table dining experiences exclusively for Tables in Wonderland members. The originally announced dates have already SOLD OUT, but two additional dates are now available for booking: October 18 and December 6.

 

Sebastian's Bistro to Replace Shutters at Caribbean Beach Resort!Sebastian's Bistro to Replace Shutters at Caribbean Beach Resort!
August 16, 2018
Caribbean Beach Resort has been undergoing renovation to common areas and restaurants in the Old Port Royale area. Disney has announced some news on two of the dining locations at this resort. In a few months Shutters table-service restaurant will reopen as the all-new Sebastian's Bistro. In addition, Centertown Market, the resort's quick-service location, is getting a face-lift and being expanded to create an indoor street market feeling.

 

REVIEW: Superb Sunday Supper at Enzo's Hideaway Tunnel Bar REVIEW: Superb Sunday Supper at Enzo's Hideaway Tunnel Bar
August 15, 2018
AllEars.Net's Deb Wills enjoyed the new Sunday Supper at Enzo's Hideaway Tunnel Bar in Disney Springs and shares her thoughts, along with many great photos from the delicious dining experience.

 

2018 Food and Wine Festival Merchandise and More!2018 Food and Wine Festival Merchandise and More!
August 13, 2018
The 2018 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, which starts Aug. 30, features tons of new merchandise, with lines featuring Chef Mickey, Chef Remy from Ratatouille, and of course Figment!

        Related Links:
         -- Everything Else That's New for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival

 

4R Cantina Barbacoa Food Truck Coming to Disney Springs!4R Cantina Barbacoa Food Truck Coming to Disney Springs!
August 07, 2018
The 4R Restaurant Group, owner of 4 Rivers Smokehouse, is launching its newest dining concept in late August with the opening of its 4R Cantina Barbacoa Food Truck located in the Marketplace at Disney Springs.

 

Chicken Guy! Now Open at Disney Springs!Chicken Guy! Now Open at Disney Springs!
August 02, 2018
Chicken Guy!, a new collaboration between celebrity chef and TV personality Guy Fieri and restaurateur Robert Earl, opened tonight (Aug. 3) at Disney Springs. Chicken Guy! is a fast-casual chain dedicated to serving chicken tenders paired with more than 20 types of sauce. The AllEars.Net Team had a chance to preview the restaurant just a day ago and was able to sample some of the food, as well.

 

Vampirina Coming to Disney's Hollywood StudiosVampirina Coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios
August 02, 2018
Vampirina, a young vampire-like girl who has moved from Transylvania and is now attending school in the human world, will soon be making appearances at Walt Disney World Resort. "Vee" will join breakfast at Hollywood and Vine's Disney Junior Play 'n Dine as of September 30. Later in the fall Vampirina will be a part of the character meet-and-greets in Disney's Hollywood Studios' Animation Courtyard. And when the new "Disney Junior Dance Party!" opens in that theme park, she'll be part of that show as well.

 

'Great Irish Hooley' Returns Labor Day Weekend to Raglan Road'Great Irish Hooley' Returns Labor Day Weekend to Raglan Road
August 02, 2018
Raglan Road's popular 'Great Irish Hooley' Festival returns to Disney Springs over Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 3, 2018, for the seventh year. This high-voltage Irish music festival will serve up a colorful live playlist of traditional Irish, Celt grass, folk, blues and soul both inside and outside the Pub.

 

Limited Time Reserved Seating at Festival of the Lion KingLimited Time Reserved Seating at Festival of the Lion King
August 02, 2018
Starting August 2, you can purchase a Signature Dining Event Package that includes a meal at Tiffins Restaurant followed by special VIP seating at one of the most popular shows at Walt Disney World. This event package is available from August 13 through November 21, 2018.

 

Global Marketplace Menus for 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival!Global Marketplace Menus for 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival!
August 01, 2018
Menus for the global marketplaces that will be featured as part of the 2018 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival have been released. The 23rd annual festival starts August 30 and runs for 75 days, until November 12.

        Related Links:
         -- Preview Time: 2018 Food and Wine Festival Marketplace Items!
         -- Listing of Gluten/Wheat-Friendly and Vegetarian Marketplace Items

 

Menu Mania: A Recap of What's Changed in our MenusMenu Mania: A Recap of What's Changed in our Menus
July 28, 2018
Each week in the AllEars Newsletter, we tell you that we are continually updating our dining database, and we give you a few highlights. But maybe you're wondering what exactly that means.

In a nutshell, it means that each and every week we are gathering menus from various Walt Disney World restaurants and then updating them on our site. We are also adding photos of the menu items as we go, not to mention photos of the dining locations themselves. Sometimes we even add videos!

We thought you might find it of interest to see exactly what has changed each week, so we've decided to present you with a weekly recap diving into a little more detail.

 

Disney Announces Plans to Reduce Plastic Waste Disney Announces Plans to Reduce Plastic Waste
July 26, 2018
Today, the Walt Disney Company announced that it will eliminate single-use straws and plastic stirrers at all of its owned and operated locations worldwide by mid-2019. The company estimates that this will result in a reduction of more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers annually.

 

Guy Fieri and Robert Earl Launch Chicken Guy! at Disney SpringsGuy Fieri and Robert Earl Launch Chicken Guy! at Disney Springs
July 25, 2018
Celebrity chef and TV personality Guy Fieri and restaurateur Robert Earl today announced their collaboration that will bring a new dining concept to Walt Disney World. Chicken Guy!, a fast-casual chain dedicated to serving chicken tenders paired with more than 20 types of sauce will launch its Disney Springs flagship location this summer.

 

Bar and Grill Coming to Coronado Springs in 2019Bar and Grill Coming to Coronado Springs in 2019
July 20, 2018
A new on-the-water bar and grill called Villa del Lago will open at Disney's Coronado Springs resort in 2019, along with the previously announced new 15-story tower that is currently under construction.

The new eatery, which will serve light fare and beverages, will seat 60, with room for an additional 90 in designated group areas. Its over-the-water location will be connected to the rest of the resort, which also hosts a convention center, by a series of bridges.

 

Tiffins Fixed Price Lunch + New Eats in Disney's Animal KingdomTiffins Fixed Price Lunch + New Eats in Disney's Animal Kingdom
July 18, 2018
Disney's Animal Kingdom recently announced the new Pizzafari Family-Style Dining Experience, which allow you to make reservations for table-service dinner at this normally quick-service location. Here's even more food news for the theme park, starting with a new fixed-price lunch menu at Tiffins Restaurant.

 

Rivers of Light Dessert Party to Start Aug. 6Rivers of Light Dessert Party to Start Aug. 6
July 17, 2018
Disney's Animal Kingdom will soon debut a new Rivers of Light Dessert Party, which offers a buffet of Animal Kingdom-themed desserts, snacks, and drinks followed by reserved VIP seating for the theme park's nighttime show, Rivers of Light. The new experience will take place on select nights starting on Monday, August 6, 2018. Price (which includes tax) is $79 for adults and $47 for children and must be paid for in full at the time of booking. Make reservations starting today online at disneyworld.com or call 407 WDW-DINE (407 939-3463).

 

Reservations Now Open for Pizzafari Family-Style DiningReservations Now Open for Pizzafari Family-Style Dining
July 17, 2018
Reservations are now open for a new dining experience coming to Pizzafari in Disney's Animal Kingdom starting July 31. The brand-new Pizzafari Family-Style Dining Experience will allow you to experience table service dining at the counter service venue. But don't worry -- Pizzafari will still also act as a quick-service location, if that's what you'd prefer.

 

Edison Featuring Red White & Blue Burger Edison Featuring Red White & Blue Burger
July 15, 2018
The Edison at Disney Springs launched a Burger of the Month Series several months ago. This month's offering, "The Red White & Blue Burger," is layers of short rib and brisket garnished with housemade BBQ pulled pork, fried onions, and coleslaw.

 

First Look: Terralina Crafted Italian at Disney SpringsFirst Look: Terralina Crafted Italian at Disney Springs
July 14, 2018
Terralina Crafted Italian restaurant opened at Disney Springs on June 28. AllEars.Net's Deb Koma stopped in the other day for a quick look around and sampled a few menu items.

 

New Year's Eve Events at the Contemporary New Year's Eve Events at the Contemporary
July 11, 2018
Disney's Contemporary Resort will be the site of two special dining events on New Year's Eve 2018: the family-friendly "Pixar Party: A New Year's Eve Celebration" and the more adult-oriented "Disney Countdown to Midnight," which also offers an upgraded VIP "Ink and Paint Club experience." Book now at (407) WDW-DINE.