Guest author Paul Kuconis returns with a review of Yachtsman Steakhouse at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort in Walt Disney World. Take it away, Paul!
For years, friends of mine (also Disney Freaks) told me to go to Yachtsman Steakhouse; and for years I never went. No particular reason.
Finally I did and this is now my second visit in three months. Why did I wait so long?!
A hidden gem!
Up four steps to an inviting entrance of hardwood and glass and we are in!
Once inside we are greeted with the Aging Room. Our server told us the meat is dry aged 6-7 days. This is well short of the normal 15-28 days, but the results are still awesome!
Aging tenderizes and intensifies the flavor and draws out some of the moisture.
While waiting for our table we looked at today’s cuts. Yum! Can’t wait!
We asked if Thomas was working – he was, and we were seated in his section, at the same table as our previous visit. Clearly my daughter has already gotten down to business!
Our table was in the middle of a huge bay window with a nice view of the pool area and across the way to the ESPN Club.
The view of the restaurant’s interior from our table was equally impressive; very open with the glass and hardwood theme carried throughout.
Notice the portholes (the yacht theme) and the bay windows above, mirroring the bay window we sat near.
The chandelier and ceiling structure (along with what I would call a ‘widow’s walk’ skylight) is immense and breathtaking and fits the size of the room. The attention to detail is unbelievable!
After catching up with Thomas we got down to business!
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