Headed to Disney World during November or December? The Disney World Swan and Dolphin have some great menus and events planned — and even some spectacular discounts and free gifts!
Specialty Menus for Thanksgiving and Christmas
Thanksgiving and Christmas bring the holiday spirit to some of our favorite restaurants in Orlando!
Garden Grove: Garden Grove is a great place for kids — Disney characters are at every meal! Their special Thanksgiving Menu includes turkey and ham carving stations, roasted butternut squash soup, and all the traditional trimmings! Adults are $35.95, children ages 3-9 are $15.95, children under 3 years are complimentary. Served 1pm-9pm.
Todd English’s bluezoo: bluezoo — a seafood stronghold — will offer its full menu on Thanksgiving, along with two holiday additions: Butternut Squash Soup with Maple Crème Fraiche ($11) and the Not so Traditional Turkey Dinner…Willie Bird Organic Turkey with bluezoo Style Sides ($29).
Fresh Mediterranean Market: Fresh brings a Thanksgiving buffet to the table! A special Thanksgiving Menu includes Smoked Ham and Dried Cherry Bread Stuffing, Roasted Organic Thom Turkey, and Potato and Fennel Chowder. Adults, $29.95 Kids ages 3-9, $15.95. Served 12pm-6pm.
Il Mulino: Il Mulino is known for its incredible Abruzzi-region Italian cooking, but head over on Thanksgiving to explore some added dishes: Braised Stuffed Turkey Breast with “Italian” Turkey Sausage, Sweet Potato Parsnip Puree, Brussel Sprout Leaves and Bacon, and Warm Cranberry Sauce. $27 for adults and $16 for children nine years and under.
Garden Grove: Garden Grove‘s special Christmas Eve Menu features Striploin with mustard hollandaise, Roasted Cornish Hens with Sage Jus, and Shrimp and Crab Pasta. Prices: $35.95 adults / $15.95 children 3-9 years old / Children under 3 complimentary. Service offered 5pm-9:30pm.
Todd English’s bluezoo: bluezoo will offer its full menu on Christmas, along with two holiday additions: Butternut Squash Soup with Maple Crème Fraiche ($11) and the Not so Traditional Turkey Dinner…Willie Bird Organic Turkey with bluezoo Style Sides ($29).
Garden Grove: Garden Grove‘s delectable Christmas Menu, which includes Tomato and Crab Soup, Herb Chicken with Parsnip Apple Sherry Sauce, and Mushroom Ravioli with Shallot Brown Butter. Prices: $35.95 adults / $15.95 children 3-9 years old / Children under 3 complimentary. Service from 5pm-9:30pm.
New Year’s Eve
Todd English’s bluezoo: bluezoo will offer its full menu on New Year’s Eve, along with two holiday additions: Butternut Squash Soup with Maple Crème Fraiche ($11) and the Not so Traditional Turkey Dinner…Willie Bird Organic Turkey with bluezoo Style Sides ($29).
Il Mulino: On New Year’s Eve, Il Mulino will offer two seatings: During Seating One (5:00 pm – 6:30 pm), guests will order from the regular full menu. During Seating Two (7:00 pm – 11:00 pm), guests will order from a preset New Year’s Eve menu, which includes some incredible dishes like Costoletta Di Vitello — Center Cut Veal Chop with Truffled Chestnut Puree, Warm Winter “Panzanella,” and Winter Root Vegetables.
Dining time on New Year’s Eve will be limited to two hours, and guests dining after 9:00 pm will enjoy party favors and Champagne toast at Midnight.
Shula’s Steak House: Shula’s will be offering two seatings. Seating One — 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm — will feature the restaurant’s regular full menu. Seating Two — 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm — will enjoy party favors and a four-course a $125/person prix fixe menu.
Garden Grove: Garden Grove‘s New Year’s Eve buffet menu will include Duck Breast with Blackberry Sage Sauce, Filet of Beef, and Lobster Bisque. Prices: $43.95 adults / $17.95 children 3-9 years old / Children under 3 complimentary. Seating is 5pm-9:30pm.
Children’s menus are always available. The Swan and Dolphin holiday menus can be found here — book by calling (407) 934-1609.
Shula’s Steak House Brew Dinner
Shula’s Steak House is now taking reservations for Shula’s Brew Dinner on December 2. This signature event will highlight several craft beer pairings along with some of Shula’s famous dishes (read my Shula’s review here!).
Cost is $85 per person, and reservations can be booked now at 407-934-4155. Full menu and details can be found here.
Holiday Dining for Parties of 12 or More — Get a Free Gift for You and All of Your Guests!
Considering booking a private dining room for your family during the holidays? The Swan and Dolphin have a great deal for bookings made for December 1-23! Book your event or meal at Il Mulino New York Trattoria, Shula’s Steak House, or Todd English’s bluezoo, and receive a free $50 gift card to use at any of the Swan and Dolphin restaurants, as well as a $25 gift certificate for each of your guests to use at any of the Swan and Dolphin restaurants! Call 407-934-1717 to book. Find more details here!
Special Event Booking for the Holidays — Your Guests Get a Special $99 Room Rate!
Book your holiday event with the Swan and Dolphin and your guests will receive a $99 room rate for the evening of your event! That’s a great deal when you consider they’ll be getting Deluxe accommodations in the middle of Walt Disney World — within walking distance to two theme parks! Call this number to book: 407-934-1883 and find more details here.
why why why can’t they have a beer dinner in October … when the hubba and I are visiting? 😉
and Il Mulino’s NYE menu sounds great … wish we could be there for that one!
The Garden Grove’s New Year’s Eve buffet menu looks amazing… just made our reservations for 7:00pm, might be enough time to see the fireworks at Epcot after!
Brenda — I thought of you guys when I saw it! Doesn’t it look cool?! We’re actually going to be there that night, so we might considering going!
DaGuru — Fantastic! Stop by the blog and let us know how it is!
AJ, if you’re going to be there you must go! It’s a moral, yeasty imperative!!!