Dining in Disneyland: 1972 Eats

I recently got my hands on this fabulous 1972 Guide to Disneyland. Flipping through it, I found the “Food and Refreshments”¬†page and knew immediately that I had to share it here on the Disney Food Blog.

I love reading about all of the sponsors (at this time both Coke & Pepsi were park sponsors, gasp!) and checking out the fun food descriptions.

1972 Guide to Disneyland

I also immediately noticed that a few of those items have stood the test of time and are still around today. You can never go wrong with a Monte Cristo from the Blue Bayou or Fried Chicken from Plaza Inn (Pavilion is what they’re calling it here).

Monte Cristo Sandwich in Disneyland

Guests can still visit Coca-Cola Refreshment Corner and the Mint Julep Bar. Casa de Fritos is now called Rancho del Zocalo, and the River Belle Terrace has lost its Oscar Mayer moniker. But so many of these are still around, if only named something slightly different.

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