When it comes to dining your way around Disneyland, it’s about a lot more than filling up on cupcakes, burgers or fries. Disneyland Resort has an amazing array of wonderful eateries featuring cuisine from around the World. So whether you have a craving for Chinese food or want to try something new during your next visit, here are 5 restaurants each with unique offerings from different parts of the globe.
1. Catal Restaurant- (pictured) Head to the Downtown Disney District to try out an amazing array of Mediterranean dishes. One of Disneyland Resort’s Signature Dining Restaurants, you can expect top-notch cuisine with dishes including Prime Rib, Oxtail Ragu, and our favorite the traditional Paella. Prices will start at $15 – $34.99 per adult. Advanced reservations are recommended.
2. Blue Bayou – Disneyland – Reveal in the tastes, sights and sounds of the Big Easy with a visit to this Disneyland eatery. A park staple since 1967, the Blue Bayou Restaurant offers rich Cajun and Creole flavors with highlights including Portobello Mushroom and Louisiana Popcorn Rice, Blue Bayou Bouillabaisses and Roasted Chicken Maison. The restaurant also boasts a special kind of ambience as diners can watch Disneyland guests set off on a perilous journey with table views of the Pirates of the Caribbean ride. Costs here range from about $25 – $59 per adult.
3. Lucky Fortune Cookery – Disney California Adventure Park – Disneyland takeaway at its best, this is the go-to location for Chinese cuisine with everything conveniently served in takeaway containers. The speciality is made-to-order rice and vegetable bowls. Our favorite is the Tofu Rice Bowl which comes with steamed rice, Asian vegetables and your choice of sauce. Another crowd favorite is the potstickers gently fried until golden brown. Dishes here will set you back about $12 per person.
4. Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria – Downtown Disney – More than just a pizza joint, Naples Ristorante celebrates the tastes of Southern Italy with an incredible menu that features calamari, pollo parmigiana, wood-fired pizzas and authentic Italian Cannoli for dessert. The restaurant features an open-air kitchen, an impressive wine cellar of amazing Italian varieties and two-story dining room. Adults can expect to pay around $15 – $34.99 per entree.
5. Rancho del Zocalo – Disneyland – Visitors in search of authentic Mexican cuisine need look no further than this Disneyland eatery. The restaurant opens early where they serve hearty breakfast dishes like chilaquiles, burritos and chorizo. For lunch and dinner highlights include robusto platters such as the carne asade and red chile enchilada. There’s also the fire-grilled citrus-marinated half chicken as well as pork chile verde braised in tomatillo sauce. The restaurant is open from 9am- 9pm with most dishes coming in around the $15 dollar mark.
With over 150 restaurants at Disneyland Resort, our list has merely skimmed the surface but has hopefully given you a wonderful taste of the eclectic dishes you’ll find across the resort. Blue Bayou, Catal and Naples all take advance dining reservations which open up at the 60 day mark. To secure your spot at the table get in touch with Disney at 714.781.DINE.
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