A bar hopper’s guide to Disney World

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The 70,000 cast members who work at Walt Disney World in central Florida are experts at delivering magic – and, if you’re over 21, delicious adult beverages.

Though the Magic Kingdom is mostly “dry,” except for one restaurant, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom offer dozens of places to sip, savor and toast your vacation at “the house the mouse built.”

From imported and domestic beer and wine to creative concoctions you won’t find elsewhere, we walked the parks to find all the places to buy alcoholic drinks. If your desire is to drink your way around the park or just have a fine wine at dinner, this is the definitive guide to where to find a quality beverage. You might be surprised that it’s not a small (drinking) world after all. But, as always, drink responsibly — especially when Space Mountain is on the agenda!

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios
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Magic Kingdom


The first Walt Disney World theme park in Orlando, Fla. debuted in 1971, and it is the last of Disney’s quartet of theme parks to introduce the sale of alcohol to park-goers. The Magic Kingdom began serving alcohol with the opening of Be Our Guest Restaurant in 2012 as part of the Fantasyland expansion. It’s the only place in the park to get an adult beverage.

Be Our Guest
Be Our Guest (Image: Matt Stroshane / The Walt Disney Company)

Be Our Guest Restaurant: The Beauty and The Beast-themed Be Our Guest Restaurant offers fine French wines and beers alongside fine French fare in the Beast’s enchanted castle. Diners who dine-in at the 500-seat restaurant during dinner hours can select from 21 French and California sparkling, white, red and dessert wines and seven Belgian and French beers. Wines are available by the glass and bottle. Options include Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut Yellow Label, Helfrich Pinot Gris and Terra d’Oro Moscato. Despite it’s name, adjacent Gaston’s Tavern doesn’t serve alcohol; however, it does serve the non-alcoholic LeFou’s Brew, a concoction of frozen apple juice with a hint of toasted marshmallow, topped with passion fruit mango foam served in a souvenir goblet or souvenir stein.

Special Event: In addition to fixed attractions, Walt Disney World offers park-goers exclusive opportunities to enjoy the park (and alcohol!) with special events available for an additional price by reservation only.

Ferrytale Wishes Dessert Cruise
Ferrytale Wishes: A Fireworks Dessert Cruise (Image: The Walt Disney Company)

Ferrytale Wishes: A Fireworks Dessert Cruise

Park-goers who want a front row seat to the nightly Wishes Magic Kingdom fireworks show can cruise the Seven Seas Lagoon and enjoy Ferrytale Wishes, a dessert party and fireworks viewing. Aboard the ferry (which launches at the Transportation and Ticket Center), cruisers enjoy desserts like Polynesian De-constructed Pineapple Upside Down Cake; Cinderella’s Sugar Slipper with Orange Financier and Mini “Fireworks” Cupcakes with a Pop, plus drinks served with and without alcohol in glowing glasses.

EPCOT


The 303-acre EPCOT (Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow) was the second park to open in Orlando. Since 1982, the park with its iconic Spaceship Earth geodesic sphere has delighted visitors who enjoy the Future World and World Showcase attractions (as well as a good drink!).

FUTURE WORLD

Future World is a place to explore technology and the planet Earth; it also provides a variety of places to grab a great drink.

Coral Reef
Coral Reef (Image: The Walt Disney Company)
  • Coral Reef: Enjoy fine dining with an audience of 4,000 sea creatures at Coral Reef. The extensive drink options include draft beer, sparkling, white, red and rose wines, ports, madeiras, cocktails like Piña CoLAVA (Bacardi Black Razz Rum blended with piña colada mix and raspberry purée), The Abyss (Skyy Vodka, Bacardi Superior Rum, Blue Curaçao, and pineapple juice) and specialty coffees like the Nutty Fisherman (Frangelico and Baileys Irish Cream). If that’s not enough, you can even eat your alcohol by indulging in the Baileys and Jack Daniel’s mousse with a caramel crisp.
  • Electric Umbrella: Rest under colorful canopies and enjoy American fare paired with Bud Light, Heineken, a strawberry margarita or piña colada at Electric Umbrella.
  • Taste Track: The Taste Track kiosk serves gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, tomato bisque and beer.
  • The Garden Grill: A farm-to-table restaurant, The Garden Grill serves breakfast, lunch and dinner from a dining room that slowly revolves around The Land attraction. At lunch and dinner, guests can order a range of wines by the glass or bottle and bottled beer like Blue Moon, Orlando Brewing Blonde Ale Draft and New Belgium Flat Tire, as well as the Citrus Freeze (Florida Cane “Orlando Orange” Vodka, Peach Schnapps and mango purée).

WORLD SHOWCASE

The 11 nations plus an African-themed outpost comprise the World Showcase, which stretches along a 1.3 mile promenade. Many adults enjoy drinking their way around the world as each country offers the opportunity to do so.

Promenade Refreshments: Near the World Showcase Lagoon is Promenade Refreshments, which serves hot dogs, soft serve ice cream and ice cold craft beers, like Samuel Adams Seasonal, Yuengling or Bud Light.

Refreshment Cool Post: Grab a hot dog, soft service ice cream and slush at the Refreshment Cool Post located between the China Pavilion and Germany Pavilion. Looking for something with a kick? Ace Pineapple Hard Cider, Frozen Elephant (frozen Coca-Cola and Amarula Cream Liqueur) and Mango Starr (Starr African Rum and mango purée) are refreshing choices as are the Bud Light, Safari Amber Draft, Yuengling and craft beer on offer.

  • THE AMERICAN ADVENTURE
    The American Adventure
    The American Adventure (Image: Charlie Champagne / The Walt Disney Company)


    Fife & Drum Tavern: 
    Enjoy American fare like jumbo turkey legs and apple pie a la mode along with adult beverages like Sam Adams Seasonal, Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Hard Cider, Sutter Home wines and Frozen Red Stag Lemonade (frozen lemonade and Jim Beam Bourbon) at Fife & Drum Tavern.
    Liberty Inn: At Liberty Inn, pair all-American burgers and hot dogs with an ice cold beer like Samuel Adams Seasonal , Sweetwater IPA and Anchor Liberty Ale. For non-beer drinkers, there are Hess Shirtail Chardonnay and Simi Cabernet Sauvignon too.
    Block and Hans: The quick service Block and Hans serves pretzel, bubbly and wine. Pair your Mickey-shaped pretzel with options like Champagne Enchantée Brut, Kurt Russel’s GoGi “Goldie” Chardonnay and Fess Parker Frontier Red.

  • CANADA

    Le Cellier
    Le Cellier (Image: Diana Zalucky / The Walt Disney Company)

    Le Cellier Steakhouse: Inspired by Canada’s château-style hotels Fairmont Le Château Frontenac and Fairmont Château Laurier, Le Cellier Steakhouse serves steaks, poutine and other Canadian specialties along with Canadian wine and beer.
    Popcorn in Canada: The aptly-named Popcorn in Canada serves buckets of freshly popped buttery popcorn and ice cold Canadian beers like Labatt Blue Draft, La Fin Du Monde Draft and St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout.

  • CHINA

    China Pavilion
    China Pavilion (Image: The Walt Disney Company)

    Joy of Tea: The Joy of Tea cart offers savory snacks like Chinese barbecue pork buns and egg rolls along with an assortment of teas and alcoholic beverages like Canto Loopy (a fruity blend of vodka and cantaloupe juice), Green Tea Plum Slush with plum wine and Mango Gingerita with vodka and rum. Tsing Tao beer and plum wine round out the offerings.
    Lotus Blossom Café: Pair the potstickers and fried rice at Lotus Blossom Café with non-alcoholic strawberry or mango smoothies or ice cold beers like Budweiser and Tsing Tao or plum wine.
    Nine Dragons Restaurant: From a dining room appointed with wood carvings and lanterns, park-goers can sample a quintet of Chinese regional cuisines at Nine Dragons Restaurant: Cantonese, Hunan, Mongolian, Szechuan, and Zhejiang. Red, white and sparkling wines, beers, frozen daiquiris and specialty cocktails compliment the contemporary cuisine. Options include the Shanghai Fusion (light rum, cherry brandy, plum wine and grapefruit and pineapple juices), Jade Beauty (vodka, honeydew melon liqueur, pineapple juice and lemon-lime soda) and Heavenly Clouds (coconut rum, honeydew melon liqueur, pineapple juice topped with a cream float).

  • FRANCE

    Les Halles Boulangerie & Patisserie
    Les Halles Boulangerie & Patisserie (Image: Matt Stroshane / The Walt Disney Company)

    Chefs de France: Brasserie Chefs de France serves French nouvelle cuisine and a selection of boozy coffees like Café B&B, coffee with a blend of Benedictine and Cognac and whipped cream, and Café au Grand Marnie.
    L’Artisan des Glaces: The ice cream shop L’Artisan des Glaces serves a delicious Ice Cream Martini, two scoops of ice cream with a shot of Grand Marnier, whipped cream vodka or rum.
    Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie: Stroll through Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie and admire the pastry cases filled with baguette sandwiches and French pastries and desserts, Add a little something extra to your sweet treat like a glass of Champagne, a Mimosa, wine or beer.
    Monsieur Paul: The former Bistro de Paris has been refurbished yielding Monsieur Paul. Located upstairs from Chefs de France, Chef Francisco Santin worked with Michelin-starred Chef Paul Bocuse, who opened Les Chefs de France in 1982, to create prix fixe and a la carte menus featuring classic French dishes with a twist. A carefully curated selection of wines pair perfectly with each course.

  • GERMANY

    Germany Pavilion
    Germany Pavilion (Image: The Walt Disney World)

    Biergarten Restaurant: You don’t have to visit in October to celebrate Oktoberfest. At Biergarten Restaurant, it’s Oktoberfest every day. The authentic experience includes tucking into a traditional German buffet of bratwurst, pork schnitzel, salads, and apple strudel while seated at communal tables, guzzling steins of German beer and dancing to polka.
    Sommerfest: The walk-up counter Sommerfest serves bratwurst, potato salad, pretzels, apple strudel and black forest cake along with boozy sips like Warsteiner Dunkel lager, Bärenjäger Honey & Bourbon and Jägermeister shots.

  • ITALY
    Via Napoli
    Via Napoli Ristorante and Pizzeria (Image: Gene Duncan / The Walt Disney Company)


    Gelati: Gelati serves gelato, tiramisu and cannoli that can be paired with frozen drinks like Italian Margarita (Frozen Limoncello, Grappa and Margarita), Italian sangria, Moretti Italian beer, prosecco, chianti and Bellini (peach puree and prosecco).
    Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar: Wine Bar Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar offers 200 bottles of Italian wine for wine aficionados to sip and savor along with a menu of small plates for sharing, pasta, paninis and desserts. There is also a cocktail list that includes classics like Cynar & soda garnished with an orange slice, Campari & soda and Bellinis. More creative beverages include the Frizzante (Campari, mandarin juice, Prosecco), Sicilian Ice Tea (Amaro Averna, Caravella Orangecello and lemon juice) and Red Passion (Campari and grapefruit juice).
    Tutto Italia Ristorante: Award-winning chef and California restaurateur Joachim Splichal has designed the menu at Tutto Italia Ristorante, adjacent to Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar. The chef’s creations are expertly complemented with a selection of Italian beers and cocktails like Carpano Punt e Mes (vermouth garnished with an orange slice), Rossini (Prosecco with strawberry puree) and Italian Martini (Citrus Vodka, Limoncello, triple sec and lemon juice).
    Via Napoli Ristorante and Pizzeria: This pizzeria and restaurant serves sensational pizzas, classic Italian entrées and sweet desserts that pair nicely with the Italian and American beers, aperitif cocktails and classic cocktails. Try the Lemon Drop (vodka and limoncello over shaved ice) or the Cannoli Martini (Liqueur biscuits, cream, chocolate and crushed cannoli shell). Signature cocktails include the Alpine Mojito (Alpine vokda mint, agave nectar, lime and blueberries), Via Vesuvio (Blood orange vodka, Prosecco and raspberries) and Frozen Cappuccino (Cappuccino, ice and Borghetti Espresso Liqueur).

  • JAPAN

Japan Pavilion

     Kabuki Cafe: Kabuki Cafe serves snacks like Kakigōri (Japanese shaved ice), ice cream and sushi along with Ramune Japanese sodas, Japanese beers, plum wine and hot and cold sake.
     Katsura Grill: The serene Katsura Grill serves sushi, udon, teriyaki and curries along with hot and cold sake, plum wine and Kirin beer.
     Teppan Edo: Watch chefs chop and prepare your meal on teppanyaki grills at Teppan Edo. Enhance your lunch or dinner with Japanese beer, wine, sake (hot or cold), or a sake cocktail.
     Tokyo Dining: The contemporary Tokyo Dining menu features sushi options, grilled steak, and bento boxes. Adults can complement the experience with Japanese beer and sake.

  • MEXICO
    Cave de Tequila
    La Cave del Tequila (Image: The Walt Disney Company)


    La Cantina de San Angel: La Cantina de San Angel serves nachos, chips and guacamole, tacos, empanadas and churros, along with ice cold Dos Equis Lager draft beer and Modelo Especial draft beer. There are margaritas on the rocks and frozen margaritas as well as a Pomegranate Lime Frozen Mojito and Pomegranate Liqueur Floater.
    La Cava del Tequila: La Cava del Tequila is an oasis for park-goers wishing to sample tequila (there are more than 200 tequilas, top-shelf cocktails, Mexican beer and wines on offer).
    La Hacienda de San Angel: La Hacienda de San Angel offers the perfect spot for viewing EPCOT’s nightly IllumiNations show while sipping on margaritas and sampling Mexican fare queso fundido, tacos and pollo al pastor. There are classic margaritas, tequila, beer and wine to choose from like the Mango Blueberry Basil Margarita (Exótíco 100% agave premium silver tequila, orange liqueur, and lime mix, served on the rocks with salt on the rim), Avocado Margarita (Exótíco 100% agave premium silver Tequila, melon liqueur, fresh avocado, agave and fresh lime juice, served frozen with a hibiscus Himalayan salt rim) and tequila flights. There is even a Tequila Ambassador who can offer suggestions.
    San Angel Inn Restaurant: Housed in the Mexico Pavilion that is constructed to look like Mayan ruins, San Angel Inn Restaurant is modeled after a 17th century hacienda and overlooks the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros boat ride. Classic Mexican dishes like mole poblano, carne asada and chile relleno can be accompanied by a range of margaritas and tequilas.

  • NORWAY
    Akershus
    Akershus Royal Banquet Hall (Image: The Walt Disney Company)

    Akershus Royal Banquet Hall: The feast at medieval castle Akershus Royal Banquet Hall begins with the “Taste of Norway,” Scandinavian seafood, imported cheeses, cured and sliced meats, salads and fruits. Pair this with Vikingdrikker (Viking Drinks) including Einstök Icelandic White Ale, Einstök Icelandic Toasted Porter and Linie Aquavit and specialty drinks like The Oslo (strawberries with Crème de Banana, Linie Aquavit, and Vodka), Magical Star Cocktail (X-Fusion Organic Mango and Passion Fruit Liqueur, Parrot Bay Coconut Rum, pineapple juice and a souvenir multicolored glow cube) and Tromso (a frozen blend of cappuccino, Baileys Irish Cream and Amaretto).
    Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe: Traditional Norwegian specialties like Kjøttkake (meatballs served with mashed potatoes and gravy) and lefse (potato flatbread rolled with sweet cinnamon butter) are served at Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe. Diners can add a little kick to their meals with beer, wine, Linie Aquavit Glacier Shot or spiked coffee like Viking Coffee (Baileys Irish Cream and Kamora Coffee Liqueur).

  • MOROCCO
    Restaurant Marrakesh
    Restaurant Marrakesh (Image: The Walt Disney Company)


    Restaurant Marrakesh: 
    Restaurant Marrakesh serves traditional Moroccan fare like Harira soup (a hearty lentils, lamb and tomato soup) and roast lamb Meshoui (braised lamb shank with roasted eggplant purée, zucchini, capers, lemon confit and tomatoes) along with Moroccan beer and five special concoctions like Marrakesh Express (rum, orange juice and pineapple juice topped with dark rum) and Casablanca Sunset (Apricot Brandy, orange and cranberry juice topped with Peach Schnapps).
    Spice Road Table: The waterfront Spice Road Table serves Mediterranean fare along with enviable views of the nightly IllumiNations show. Add some flair to your lunch or dinner by ordering a round of Mediterranean beers like Efes, Estrella Damm and Mythos, sherry, Port, an aperitif flight or a mixed drink like Marbella Summer (a frozen beverage with Torres Brandy, Grand Gala Liqueur, strawberry puree), Andlusian Nights (Apricot Brandy, Myers Dark Rum, orange juice and piña colada mix) and Cyprus Sun (a frozen drink with almond liqueur, cream de coco, orange juice and coconut milk).
    Tangierine Café: The Mediterranean eatery Tangierine Café serves shawarma, wine, beer and spiked coffee drinks.

  • UNITED KINGDOM
    UK Pavilion
    UK Pavilion (Image: The Walt Disney Company)


    Rose & Crown Dining Room and Rose & Crown Pub: The pub Rose & Crown Dining Room (and the attached Rose & Crown Pub) serves British comfort foods like meat pies, Scotch eggs, fish and chips, bangers and mash, shepherd’s pie and Coronation chicken along with a long list of wines, ales, lagers, stouts, pub blends, Scotch whisky pours, Scotch flights and cocktails like the English Rose (Beefeater Gin, apricot Brandy, sweet vermouth and pineapple, orange and cranberry juices) and Welsh Dragon (Peach Schnapps, melon liqueur, crème de menthe, and orange and pineapple juices).
    UK Beer Cart: Parked outside the Rose & Crown Dining Room and Rose & Crown Pub, the UK Beer Cart pours pints like Bass Ale, Innis & Gunn, Newscastle Ale and Samuel Smith Pure Organic Lager. There’s also Crabbie’s Cloudy Lemonade and Magner’s Pear Cider.
    Yorkshire County Fish Shop: Enjoy a large helping of traditional fish and chips along with draft Bass Ale and Harp Lager, which can be served in a souvenir stein for an additional $5, at this quaint fish shop.

Special Events: In addition to fixed attractions, Epcot offers park-goers exclusive opportunities to enjoy the park (and alcohol!) with special events available for an additional price by reservation only.

International Food & Wine Festival
International Food & Wine Festival (Image: Matt Stroshane / The Walt Disney World)
  • EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival: For 20 years, EPCOT has hosted the International Food & Wine Festival offering guests the chance to eat and drink around the world. From tastings to demonstrations to seminars, there is something for everyone. Guests can sign up for Beverage Seminars like From the Winery to the Glass and Cheese Seminars, Japanese craft beer tasting, Mexican Tequila Lunch and more.
  • Candlelight Processional: During the annual Christmas celebration, guests can book a Candlelight Dining Package that includes a three-course or buffet lunch or dinner followed by reserved seats to the holiday show that features a celebrity narrator, an orchestra and a choir. The package price doesn’t include alcoholic beverages. However, many of the participating restaurants do offer alcohol.
  • IllumiNations Sparkling Dessert Party: Get a perfect view of the World Showcase Lagoon and the nightly IllumniNations pyrotechnic show by reserving a spot at the IllumiNations Sparkling Dessert Party. Sample globetrotting desserts like Moroccan baklava, Mexican cinnamon sugar churros with chocolate and caramel dipping sauces and sparkling blue velvet cupcakes; sip sparkling wines; ad enjoy the show alfresco.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios


Opened in 1989, Disney’s Hollywood Studios lets guests experience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. There are plenty of places to sip drinks like a celebrity too.

Prime Time Cafe
Prime Time Cafe (Image: Scott Miller / The Walt Disney Company)
  • 50’s Prime Time Café: Enjoy a blast from the past at this retro-diner where hungry guests sit in vinyl chairs in mom’s kitchen to eat TV dinners. Pair Mom’s old-fashioned pot roast and Aunt Liz’s golden fried chicken with Dad’s Dazzling Drinks, a cocktail menu with cocktails like Dad’s Electric Lemonade (a blue drink with Bacardi Superior Rum, Skyy Vodka, Blue Curaçao, sweet-and-sour and Sprite) and Grandma’s Picnic Punch (Skyy Vodka, Peach Schnapps, Crème de Cassis, light lemonade and pineapple Juice) served in souvenir cups with electric ice cubes. Wines and craft and draft beers are also on offer.
  • Tune-In Lounge: For the over 21 crowd seeking something more, head over to the adjacent Tune-In Lounge for Selections from Dad’s Liquor Cabinet where drinkers can watch retro TV in the den while knocking back cocktails, beer and wine. Most of the options are the same as those at the 50’s Prime Time Café. However, there is one cocktail here that isn’t on the café menu: Uncle Tim’s Summer Breeze (Bombay Gin, cherry Brandy, sweet and sour mix and Sprite).
  • ABC Commissary: Sip beer and wine while watching movie trailers at the Art Deco ABC Commissary. Along with American fare like burgers and Asian chicken salad, beverage options include Bud Light and Yuengling beer, ZIPS Pinot Grigio, ZIPS Chardonnay and ZIPS Merlot and Beso Del Sol SANGRIA.
  • Anaheim Produce: This healthy cart on Sunset Boulevard is brimming with snacks like carrots and celery sticks, fruit and raw energy nut mix. It also serves a choice of six alcoholic beverages, including Leinenkugel’s Seasonal Shandy, Magic Hat #9, Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Hard Cider, Frozen Golden Margarita and a seasonal Colada.
  • Backlot Express and Backlot Express Lounge: Near Echo Lake, the quick service restaurant serves burgers, chicken nuggets, hot dogs and salads along with alcoholic options like Dos Equis, After Burner (Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Hard Cider with Fireball Cinnamon Whisky) and ZIPS Merlot.
  • Fairfax Fare: The quick serve Fairfax Fare prepares slabs of ribs that can be washed down with Bud Light or Yuengling beer.
  • High Octane Refreshments: Next to Studio Catering Co., High Octane Refreshments is a bar that serves draft and bottled beer, wine and sangria and nearly a dozen fruity drinks like frozen margaritas, piña coladas, rum runners and lemonades. Try the Captain’s Mai Tai (Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, Amaretto, tropical Juices and Myers’s Original Dark Rum) or the High Octane (Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Bacardi Superior Rum, Hendrick’s Gin, Blue Curaçao, sweet and sour and Sprite).
  • The Hollywood Brown Derby & The Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge: A replica of the famous Hollywood restaurant Brown Derby, The Hollywood Brown Derby serves American cuisine that can be paired with wines from an extensive list. Three wine flights are also available. The Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge serves beer, wines and classic cocktails like the Side Car (Courvoisier VS Cognac, Cointreau and sweet and sour with a sugared rim), Rusty Nail (Johnny Walker Black Blended Whiskey, Drambuie, and Angostura Bitters) and Mint Juelp (Woodford Reserve Bourbon, fresh mint leaves, simple syrup, and a splash of water). More creative offerings include the Grapefruit Cake Martini (Deep Eddy’s Ruby Red Grapefruit Vodka, Stoli Vanil Vodka and a splash of Cream with a Vanilla Wafter Rim) and specialty flights martini flight and margarita flight.
  • Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano: The casual Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano in the backlot of Hollywood Studios serves traditional Italian fare like oak-fired mussels, saltimbocca, penne alla vodka and pasta primavera, which pair nicely with wines by the glass and wine flights. There are also specialty cocktails like the Italian Surfer (Disaronno Originale, Parrot Bay Coconut Rum and pineapple and cranberry juices), Tiramisu Martini (Stoli Vanil Vodka, Kamora Coffee Liqueur and vanilla ice cream served in a glass drizzled with chocolate) and Bella Cappuccino with Baileys Irish Cream and Frangelico. Finish your meal with a selection of cognacs and cordials.
  • Min and Bill’s Dockside Diner: Paying homage to the 1931 comedy movie Min and Bill, Min and Bill’s Dockside Diner on Echo Lake serves foot-long hotdogs with chili and cheese, smoked sausage on a pretzel bun, clam chowder in a bread bowl, barbecued pulled pork mac and cheese and adult beverages like Minute Maid Frozen Lemonade with with a shot of Bacardi Superior Rum, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey or Three Olives Cherry Vodka and  ZIPS Merlot or ZIPS Pinot Grigio.
  • Oasis Canteen: A hot funnel cake topped with soft serve ice cream + a Bud Light Draft = amusement park bliss at Oasis Canteen on Echo Lake.
  • Pizza Planet: Inspired by “Toy Story,” Pizza Planet pizzeria delivers hot and fresh pizza, ice cold beer and Beso Del Sol SANGRIA.
  • Rosie’s All-American Café: Burgers, chicken nuggets and fried green tomato sandwiches are on order at Rosie’s All-American Café on Sunset Boulevard, which also serves bottles of Budweiser and Bud Light and Beso Del Sol SANGRIA to thirsty park-goers.
  • Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant: Diners sit in classic convertibles parked at a retro drive-in theater that screens campy movie clips and commercials. Whimsical treats like fried dill pickles, Sci-Fi Popcorn Treat (popcorn “soup” with Buffalo popcorn chicken and celery sticks drizzled with blue cheese dressing), burgers and hot fudge sundaes are some of the cool treats movie-goers can sample. Drinks for the 21-and-over set include wine and sangria, craft, draft and bottled beer and cosmic concoctions like Orbiting Oreos (Oreo Shake mixed with Godiva Chocolate Liqueur and a souvenir Glow Cube), Long Island Lunar Tea (Bacardi Superior Rum, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Hendrick’s, Cointreau and sweet and sour with a splash of Coca-Cola) and Habañero Lime Martian Margarita (Patrón Silver Tequila, Habañero Lime, and House-made sweet and sour). No word yet on if the limited time breakfast service starting Nov. 1 and continuing through Jan. 23, 2016 will include alcoholic beverages, but the menu will include a puff pastry filled with scrambled eggs, crab, asparagus, Gruyère and Roasted Tomatoes and macadamia-crusted brioche French toast with mascarpone and berries.
  • Starring Rolls Cafe: Open for breakfast and lunch, Starring Rolls Cafe on Sunset Boulevard serves assorted pastries, sandwiches and desserts along with espresso drinks and wines (choose from Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay and Merlot).
  • Studio Catering Co.: The quick service Studio Catering Co. on the Streets of America services grab-and-go lunches and dinners like a pulled beef brisket sandwich and vegetable wrap that pair well with the beer, wine and sangria on offer.
  • Toluca Legs Turkey Co.: Nosh on jumbo turkey legs and sip fountain beverages or bottles of Budweiser and Bud Light beer at this quick service outpost on Sunset Boulevard.

Special Events:

The Hollywood Brown Derby
Dine with an Imagineer at The Hollywood Brown Derby (Image: Scott Miller / The Walt Disney Company)
  • Dining with an Imagineer: Enjoy a four-course meal in the Bamboo Room at the Hollywood Brown Derby restaurant. Diners can enhance the occasion by purchasing a souvenir plate that the Imagineer will personalize for you.
  • Merry & Bright Dessert Party: Check out the annual Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights, five million lights in Hollywood Studios synchronized to music, away from the crowds and get treated to festive desserts and spirited drinks by booking a spot at the Merry & Bright Dessert Party.
  • Merry & Bright Dinner Reception: Start your new year off right with enviable views of the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights and a private holiday-themed dinner of shrimp, beef, turkey and plenty of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks at the Merry & Bright Dinner Reception. Reception goers receive a keepsake shadow box with holiday lights.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Debuting in 1995, this 400-acre park divided into four “Lands,” Africa, DinoLand U.S.A., Discovery Island and Asia. There are a multitude of places to try a tipple or two while enjoying the sights and sounds of Animal Kingdom.

 

Harambe Market
Harambe Market (Image: Matt Stroshane / The Walt Disney Company)
  • Dawa Bar: The bamboo Dawa Bar adjacent to Tusker House Restaurant serves South African wines and African beer like Tusker Lager. Cocktails like the Lost on Safari (Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, Pink Pigeon Mauritian Rum and Pangani Punch) and Sugar Cane Mojito (Starr African Rum, sugar cane syrup, fresh mint, lime and soda) are also on offer.
  • Dino-Bite Snacks: At the Dino-Bite Snack kiosk in DinoLand U.S.A., try a Sea Dog Sunfish Draft Beer or Key West Sunset Draft Ale.
  • Discovery Island Kiosk: Discover Island Kiosk serves a variety of gluten-free items like gluten-free doughnuts, muffins and cupcakes along with gluten-free beer.
  • Flame Tree Barbecue: It’s all about the meat at Flame Tree Barbecue, which serves St. Louis ribs and jerk chicken and sides like baked beans and jalapeno cornbread. Adult patrons can pair their meals with Safari Amber, wine or Mandarin Orange Vodka Lemonade.
  • Harambe Market: Inspired by African street food, Harambe Market has four stalls that serve savory bites like beef and pork sausage, grilled chicken skewers and spice-rubbed Karubi ribs that pair perfectly with alcoholic options like Safari Amber Lager, Red Sangria, Edgebaston The Pepper Pot and concoctions like Leopard’s Eye (frozen kiwi and mango flavored Bibo with Snow Leopard Vodka) and The Starr of Harambe (Starr African Rum blended with mango purée) served in souvenir tumblers.
  • Harambe Popcorn: After going on safari, refresh with cinnamon-glazed almonds, popcorn and an ice cold Bud Light at Harambe Popcorn.
  • Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery: Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery is a convenient spot to grab breakfast pastries and snacks and a pick-me-up, Iced Coffee with Amarula Cream Liqueur available in French vanilla or mocha.
  • Pizzafari: Pull up a seat in one of six themed rooms at Pizzafari to indulge in piping hot pizza and a glass of Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Sangria or beer.
  • Rainforest Cafe: Rainforest Cafe, part of the Rainforest Cafe chain, is located at the entrance to Animal Kingdom (there is a second location at Disney Springs Marketplace). Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, adults can order spiked beverages at breakfast, like mimosas and the Jungle Fever (spicy Bloody Mary mix and vodka blended with seasonings and topped with kettle chips), and at lunch and dinner, like white, blush and red wines, beer, cider and nine specialty drinks like Mongoose Mai Tai (Cruzan Coconut Rum, Myers’s Original Dark Rum, DeKuyper Crème de Almond and orange and pineapple juices), Panama Punch (Bacardi 151, Myers’s Original Rum, Peach Schnapps, 99 Bananas Liqueur. Crème de Cassis and orange and pineapple juices) and Green Python (Skyy Infusions Citrus Vodka, Midori Melon Liqueur, Cruzan Coconut Rum, 99 Bananas Liqueur and pineapple juice) served in a souvenir glass for an extra $5.
  • Restaurantosaurus: The whimsical Restaurantosaurus serves a short list of simple fare like burgers, chicken nuggets and salads along with an equally limited list of libations like Bud Light, Safari Amber and Cretaceous Cooler (Parrot Bay Coconut Rum, Midori and pineapple juice).
  • Tamu Tamu Refreshments: The walk-up Tamu Tamu Refreshments window in the Africa section of the park serves desserts only, like pineapple whip soft serve ice cream, but those with a sweet tooth that are 21 and older can have their frozen pineapple whip treats served with dark rum or coconut rum.
  • Trilo-Bites: Trilo-Bites in DinoLand, U.S.A. offers thrilling chicken and waffles in the form of its Buffalo chicken waffle slider that pairs perfectly with a bottle of Funky Buddha Floridian Hefeweizen or can of Cigar City Brewing Maduro Brown Ale.
  • Tusker House Restaurant: Located in the Harambe Marketplace in Africa, Tusker House Restaurant is a buffet restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. At lunch and dinner, patrons can order alcoholic beverages like African beer and concoctions like Lost on Safari (Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, Bacardi Superior Rum, and Pangani Punch) and African Margarita (Sauza Gold Tequila, Van der Hum Tangerine, sweet and sour and lime juice).
  • Upcountry: Located in Asia, Upcountry serves thirst quenchers like Kali River Mango Margarita (Sauza Gold Tequila, Lime Juice and Mango Purée), Maharaja Lime Margarita (Sauza Gold Tequila, Triple Sec, Agave Nectar and Lime Juice), Bali Hai Strawberry Margarita (Sauza Gold Tequila, Lime Juice and Strawberry Purée) and, for those who can’t decide, enjoy all three margaritas in the form of the Triple Yeti Blast, layers of Kali River Mango, Maharaja Lime and Bali Hai Strawberry Margaritas. For those who prefer beer, Upcountry serves Kingfisher Premium Lager and Bud Light.
  • Yak & Yeti Local Food Cafes: Located in Asia, Yak & Yeti Local Food Cafes serves beer and sangria along with light fare like teriyaki beef bowls, Korean stir-fry barbecue chicken and ginger chicken salad.
  • Yak & Yeti Quality Beverages: Step right up to Yak & Yeti Quality Beverages for an Asian chicken sandwich and a ginger chicken salad and guzzle a draft beer or two (Bud Light, Kirin Ichibam, Safari Amber and Shock Top Belgian White Wheat Ale are the options), a sangria or a specialty drink. Choose from the Yak Attack (mango Daiquiri, Bacardi Superior Light Rum, and wildberry) or Frozen Emperor Margarita (Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila with the choice of strawberry, mango or wildberry flavor).
  • Yak & Yeti Restaurant: The Nepalese-style Yak & Yeti Restaurant serves Pan-Asian cuisine that can be pair enjoyed with wine, sake, beer and specialty drinks like Bonsai Blast (Skyy Vodka, DeKuyper Banana Liqueur, Peachtree Schnapps, Blue Curaçao and sweet and sour), Big Bamboo (Malibu Coconut Rum, Bacardi Light Rum, DeKuyper Banana Liqueur and tropical fruit juices) and Rickshaw Rickie (Skyy Vodka, Cointreau, muddled oranges and lime and Sprite).

Main Image: Amanda Festa

A bar hopper’s guide to Disney World was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Lauren Mack
Author: Lauren Mack (163 posts)

Lauren Mack has traveled to 40 countries on five continents, including Cuba, New Zealand, Peru and Tanzania. For many years, she called China, and then Taiwan, home. Countries at the beginning of the alphabet, particularly Antarctica, Argentina and Australia are on her travel bucket list. Lauren is a multimedia travel and food journalist and explorer based in New York City.