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Downtown Disney Restaurants

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Downtown Disney’s entertainment is divided into three distinct areas: Marketplace, Pleasure Island and West Side. You’ll find popular chain restaurants, quick service snacks and elaborate table-service menus.


Rainforest Cafe includes an extensive menu and an interactive rainforest theme. While it is not terribly different from the version outside the Animal Kingdom as well as many other worldwide locations, it can provide a fun and easy dining option in Downtown Disney.

Cap’n Jack’s has a rustic, off-the-boardwalk atmosphere serving seafood and American items. Most tables have wonderful views of the Buena Vista Lagoon in this casual, nautical setting.

T-Rex is similar to the Rainforest Cafe, except with a dinosaur theme instead of the rainforest. Like the Rainforest Cafe it has a large menu as well as an interactive, if somewhat loud, theme.

BabyCakes NYC shares space with Pollo Campero and Fresh A-Peel. The specialty menu consists of gluten-free, mostly organic, vegan desserts.

Earl of Sandwich creates signature sandwiches with custom-made sauce, fresh ingredients and artisan breads. This counter-service establishment also serves breakfast.

Wolfgang Puck Express has both West Side and Marketplace locations. This is a very popular location for guests seeking counter-service with a bit more quality.

Ghirardelli Soda Fountain offers both fantastic ice cream as well as wonderful chocolate options for guests looking to indulge their sweet-tooth.

Fresh A-Peel is a counter-service restaurant that shares space with Pollo Campero and BabyCakes NYC bakery. The healthful food such as salads and all-natural beef burgers is presented in an airy, tropical setting. It includes a smoothie bar!

Fulton’s Crab House is housed in a replica riverboat. Enjoy seafood specialties in a nautical dining room or eat under the stars on one of the three outdoor decks.

Pollo Campero‘s menu has a Latin American influence, including sweet plantains and a signature fried chicken entree. This location serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a cheerful location that shares space with BabyCakes NYC and Fresh A-Peel.

Pleasure Island

Raglan Road offers Irish Pub food with Live music and a dancing girl providing entertainment.

Planet Hollywood is a well-known franchise the world over. American food and lots of movie memorabilia.

Portobello Restaurant is a table-service Italian restaurant with a relaxing atmosphere.

Paradiso 37 is a fun establishment offering “foods of the Americas” with a focus on small easy to eat portions. Be sure to also check out their tequila bar.

Cookes of Dublin offers a counter-service Irish menu specializing in hand battered selections. With fresh, high-quality ingredients, it’s worth venturing here for a quick service meal.

West Side

Bongos Cuban Cafe’ sizzles with colorful old Havana and South Beach motifs. This Cafe Cubano serves Caribbean and Cuban inspired dishes in a multi-tiered restaurant shaped like a pineapple.

House of Blues another restaurant that has made its way to Downtown Disney, features live music and southern food.

Wolfgang Puck Cafe and Dining Room are both presented by renown chef Wolfgang Puck. The “Cafe” is downstairs and features a more casual setting, while the “Dining Room” upstairs is more formal. Both offer California/Asian fusion dishes.

Wolfgang Puck Express has both West Side and Marketplace locations. This is a very popular location for guests seeking counter-service with a bit more quality.