Lamplight Lounge Coming to Pixar Pier Now Accepting Reservations

If you’re excited to check out the new Lamplight Lounge when it opens on June 23rd on Pixar Pier in Disney California Adventure, then we have news for you!

Lamplight Lounge Preview

Lamplight Lounge Preview

Advance Reservations are now open for booking online — or by calling  (714) 781-DINE — for dates starting June 23rd (which is also, of course, opening day for the entire Pixar Pier)!

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PIXAR PIER SUPER SNEAK PREVIEW! Tons of NEW Info on Food, Attractions, and MORE!

Well, well, well… look who’s on hand to give us a little Sneak Peek of Pixar Pier, opening on June 23, 2018 in Disney California Adventure at Disneyland Resort!

Edna Mode

Edna Mode

Edna Mode from The Incredibles — who, by the way, guests will soon be able to meet in both Disneyland Resort (starting June 15th) and Disney World’s Magic Kingdom (beginning Memorial Day Weekend) — started off a day of Pixar-riffic adventure, offering glimpses into all the fun — and FOOD — that is to come on Pixar Pier!

I was so excited to attend a Media Preview for Pixar Pier yesterday, and I can finally share this sneak peek — and even some sneak tastes — with you!

Pixar Pier Marquee Concept Art ©Disney

Pixar Pier Marquee Concept Art ©Disney

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Lamplight Lounge on Pixar Pier Will Feature A Cove Bar Favorite!!

June 23rd will be a HUGE day at Disney California Adventure Park in Disneyland Resort! It was recently announced that it will be the opening day for Pixar Pier.

Pixar Pier Marquee Concept Art ©Disney

Pixar Pier Marquee Concept Art ©Disney

And it was just revealed that it will also be the opening day for the new Lamplight Lounge!

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Dining in Disneyland Review: The New Cove Bar Expansion in Disney California Adventure

Disney California Adventure has removed the Donald Duck meet and greet gazebo on Paradise Pier for a very good reason; Cove Bar expansion! The new seating is adjacent to the existing bar. (If you are a Donald fan, don’t fret… Donald has been moved over to Buena Vista Street and he now has Daisy there as his companion.)

Welcome Back to Cove Bar!

Welcome Back to Cove Bar!

I’m sure your first thought is, “Awesome, more seats, less wait!” But alas, this is far from the truth. I recently when to check out the expansion and some new menu items.  It was a Friday just before noon and we still waited 45 minutes for a party of 2.  Personally I think the Cove Bar is worth the wait, but I also think that if they filled the whole pier with Cove Bar seating, there would still be a long wait.  It’s THAT good.  You can see that others agree with me.  This is the line we waited in.

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Top Meals Under $20 in Disneyland

We can all use a few tips when it comes to planning vacations at Disney. And of course, we think the food is just about the most important part of the trip!

Budgeting for all of the special meals that you’d like to enjoy is a big concern. And it may seem impossible to cut corners and save a little here and there while still enjoying yourself. But with a little creative planning, you can find some wonderful meals at some of the coolest places, all for less than you might think.

Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle

Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle

Previously, we shared our Top Picks at Walt Disney World for Meals Under $20. Today, we’re back to celebrate some fantastic meals that you can enjoy at Disneyland for around $20 or less. This is by no means exhaustive — there are lots more where these came from. But for now, come with us and check out some of the great options we have to share! [Read more…]

#OnTheList: The Secret Drink Menu and MORE at Cove Bar in Disney California Adventure

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This post is part of the DFB #OnTheList series, where we feature eats you’ve GOT to have while you’re at Disney! Let us know what’s on YOUR Disney Food Bucket List @DisneyFoodBlog #OnTheList!

December 2018 update: Ariel’s Grotto — which offers Princess character meals — and my beloved Cove Bar will become a new lounge and grill and will close on January 8th.

Cove Bar‘s job is to remind you that you’re in the Happiest Place on Earth, over and over again. And it does that job well.

Cove Bar Sign

Cove Bar Sign

That’s why it’s #OnTheList this week!

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