Editor’s Note: This location no longer serves ice cream. As of September 4, 2013, Fountain View is now a Starbucks location.
Here’s a food tip: every single Disney park has at least one placed where you can get real, hand-dipped ice cream cones! And if Mickey bars and ice pops aren’t cutting it for you while you’re in Epcot, you can head right over to Fountain View Ice Cream.
This place has had a number of names and services over the years. For quite a while, it was a bakery serving delectable baked goods and treats. It’s still serving delicious treats, but they’re a bit colder than before!
A couple of things that make Fountain View notable are its location, and its home-made menu items:
Situated on some prime real estate right next to the Fountain of Nations in Epcot’s Future World, Fountain View offers a fantastic spot to relax and enjoy the Fountain’s many musical water shows.
There’s indoor and outdoor seating, as well, so even when it’s raining, Fountain View offers a nice diversion while you’re waiting for the storm to end.
The Fountain View offers Edy’s ice cream in the following flavors: Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry, Cookies and Cream, Mint Chocolate Chip, and No Sugar Added Butter Pecan.
However, what’s makes this spot stand out are the home-made items on the menu.
That delicious smell that permeates the dining spot is freshly made waffle cones — straight from the iron. Enjoy your ice cream in a waffle cone, or have a big ol’ sundae in a waffle bowl!
Or, indulge in one of my favorite Disney World treats — a home-made ice cream sandwich! You can find these in one or two spots in every Disney theme park — this is the only spot in Epcot that serves them, to my knowledge. What’s so great about these snacks? Two home-made chocolate chip cookies surround a huge (and I mean HUGE) scoop of your choice of ice cream flavor. There’s really nothing like it. The sweetness of this treat will send you through the roof, and it might be best to share your first one with a friend until you build up a tolerance.
Do You Have Any Great Memories From the Fountain View?
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