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Dining in Disneyland Review: Club 33 Dessert Buffet

Although I do prefer the ambiance of dinner at Club 33, one thing that dinner doesn’t offer is the dessert buffet. The desserts are so pretty that I couldn’t resist sharing some photos of them! Note that the dessert buffet changes up regularly.

Lunchtime Dessert Buffet

Mini Cherry Pies

Fruit Torte

This one was a must-try!

Chocolate Dipped Mickey Macaroons

Blueberry Cheesecake Pops

Chocolate Cupcakes with Edible Glitter

Club 33 Eclairs

Mini Chocolate Lava Cakes

Chocolate Cake

Mini Creme Brulee Pots

Club 33 Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Chocolate Dipped Brownie Smores

Orange Gelatin Mousse Cups

Hand Rolled Chocolate Truffles

Although it would’ve been nice to spend the entire day sampling desserts, I did have to pick my son up from school by 2:00.

So I went for a sampler plate of a mini cherry pie, chocolate dipped brownie s’mores, a blueberry cheesecake pop, the Mickey Macaroon, mini chocolate lava cake, and the mini creme brulee.

Dessert Sampler Plate

I will say right now that my favorites were the mini cherry pie and the Mickey macaroon. The creme brulee was also awesome, but one bite and it was gone! 

The mini cherry pie reminded me of the mini blueberry pie served at Hungry Bear it also reminded me of a Hostess Cherry Pie — tart, sweet and delicious! 

Mini Cherry Pie Cross Section

I am big fan of macaroons, so the Mickey Macaroon was on my list before I even tasted it. Moist and chocolatey perfection.

Mickey Macaroon Close Up

Another hit at our table? The cheesecake pops. I’ve had cake pops before, but never a cheesecake pop, and I thought it was pretty clever!

They looked like mini “full” sized round cheesecakes on a stick. The fact that they were rolled in chocolate shavings gave them bonus points, too. 

Inside was creamy cheesecake with a blueberry filling center. It was even lined with a graham cracker “crust.”

Blueberry Cheesecake Pop Cross Section

A chef friend of mine was dining with us on this visit, and after she took a bite of the chocolate dipped brownie s’mores she immediately texted her co-worker that they’d be soon coming up with a modified version of this dessert at their restaurant. 

My suggestion? Figure out how to make the graham crackers stay crunchy! I did like the s’mores, but I think they’d be much better with fresh crispy graham crackers. The concept though, was creative and delicious. 

A small chocolate brownie sandwiched with marshmallows between two graham crackers dipped in chocolate. Yum!

Chocolate Dipped Brownie Smores Close Up

And finally I give you, the mini chocolate lava cake. This treat was pretty yummy: moist chocolate cake with a gooey chocolate center.

Mini Chocolate Lava Cake

All in all, a pretty good spread if I do say so myself!

Which one would be your must-try? Let us know in the comments below!

Heather Sievers is the Disney Food Blog’s Dining in Disneyland columnist. See more of her columns here!

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9 Comments

  1. Christal says:

    I would LOVE!!!! to eat at club 33 someday, but I dont know anyone who can have me as a guest :(….maybe someday.

  2. Heather Sievers says:

    @Christal – I hope you get to eat there some day!

  3. Angelique says:

    OMG, it all looks sooooo good, I would not have known where to start!!! ;-)
    Thanks for sharing this :-)

  4. Heather Sievers says:

    @Angelique – It is a tough decision, but I usually start with the Mickey Macaroons!

  5. Laura says:

    Oh…my…goodness! It all looks amazing! But I’m with you, Heather. I would start with the Mickey Macaroons. They are good to begin with and on top of that…everything tastes better when shaped like Mickey Mouse! Have a Happy New Year!

  6. Heather Sievers says:

    @Laura – Happy New Year to you too!

  7. Michele says:

    After years of yearning, I have finally found someone who can get me into Club 33… and this post made me even more excited to go! I had already decided we would go for lunch because of the buffet, but being a HUGE dessert person I now have a long list of things I must try! My husband and I get to go for our anniversary in April, and I cannot wait!! Thanks for all the great info!

  8. Corey says:

    Oh my!!! That dessert buffet looks fantastic. I knew Club 33 had a lunch buffet, but I didn’t know the extent of the dessert selection.

    After seeing this review I sure hope my boss finds me a hook-up for March. Before I just wanted to go for the experience. Now I want to go for dessert!!

  9. Heather S. says:

    @Corey – I hope you get to go! Have a Mickey Macaroon for me!

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