New Menu Coming to The Diamond Horseshoe in Magic Kingdom

Things are changing once again at The Diamond Horseshoe in Magic Kingdom! For the past couple of years, this former seasonal Counter Service location has instead offered All-You-Care-To-Enjoy, Family-Style service.

The Diamond Horseshoe

The Diamond Horseshoe

And starting this coming Wednesday, May 16th, this restaurant will transition once more by offering an a la carte menu in addition to All-You-Care-To-Enjoy optionsLet’s take a look at the a la carte menu first!

Sandwiches will include the Carved Beef Brisket Sandwich with creamy coleslaw served on a brioche bun, a Creamy Turkey Salad Sandwich served on multigrain bread with lettuce and tomato, and a Grilled Chicken Thigh Sandwich with BBQ mayo, lettuce, tomato and onion served on a Kaiser roll.

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Review: Hollywood Brown Derby at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

I had the Deluxe Disney Dining Plan on a recent visit, so I was hitting up all the 2-credits I could find!! And today, we’re heading back to that bastion of Old Hollywood Glamor, The Hollywood Brown Derby at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Have you ever dined here? The Hollywood Brown Derby is notable for a few reasons. First, it’s the only signature dining experience that you can enjoy within Disney’s Hollywood Studios (although that’s likely to change with the opening of Galaxy’s Edge, the Star Wars-themed land coming to the park in 2019).

And fans of the restaurant’s signature dishes, like the original Hollywood Brown Derby Cobb Salad, are always quick to advocate for this spot.

My experiences here have been hit or miss, but I’ve enjoyed the addition of The Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge in recent years.

But since it had been a while since I’d been to the Derby, I decided to make it a priority on my most recent Disney World visit to make an advance dining reservation to see the latest. Here we go!


The Hollywood Brown Derby is located on Hollywood Boulevard, and anchors one end of the street that channels the glamour of Hollywood’s Golden Age.

The Hollywood Brown Derby

The Hollywood Brown Derby Sign

The original Brown Derby was actually a chain of restaurants, but the one that you see here is a replica of the location at 1628 North Vine Street. This location was closest to the studios, and became a bit of a Hollywood icon itself. [Read more…]