If you’re in Disney World today, you need to head to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort — STAT!
To celebrate Independence Day, Pineapple Lanai is offering a patriotic new treat! (Spoiler alert: it includes Dole Whip!)
June 26th (6/26, of course) is known among Lilo & Stitch fans as “626 Day.” And that means that we have spent a huge chunk of the day celebrating our favorite blue alien Experiment 626: Stitch!
Disney has also been celebrating this iconic day with a couple snacks dedicated to Stitch himself at Disney World’s Polynesian Village Resort.
One of our favorite places at Disney World’s Polynesian Village Resort is Pineapple Lanai! It is home to Dole Whips, floats and some super unique cones!
TODAY only, for instance, Pineapple Lanai is serving up a Stitch character cone, aptly named the Experiment 626 Cone for June 26th (6/26), of course!!
The heat is on in central Florida, where summer comes early and stays late, but if you’re at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Pineapple Lanai is the place to go to stay cool. That’s because you’ll find Dole Whip here year-round — including two recent additions: Lime and Lemon. We turned these into a sweet swirl with a Dole Whip hack a couple weeks ago, and now… there’s MORE!
Raspberry Dole Whip has arrived at Pineapple Lanai! And it gets better: guests can swirl it with lime for what’s angling to be the most refreshing frozen treat in the World!
It’s pretty much impossible to visit Disney World’s Polynesian Village Resort and resist stopping by the Dole Whip one-stop shop, Pineapple Lanai.
You can enjoy the classic pineapple Dole Whip, or swirl it with vanilla. And Pineapple Lanai is also currently offering the Heart of Te Fiti Lime Dole Whip Cone — read our full review here. [Read more…]
Disney World’s Polynesian Village Resort has its very own home to serve up Dole Whip at Pineapple Lanai.
But you won’t find just the pineapple and vanilla soft-serve on the menu… not at the moment, anyway. Because right now they’re serving the new Heart of Te Fiti Cone — for all of us MOANA fans! — featuring LIME Dole Whip! [Read more…]
Though you can find Dole Whip (the famous Pineapple Soft-serve) at more than a couple of places outside the Disney World parks these days, it’s long had a special place at the Polynesian Village Resort before it started popping up in other locations.
Join me in welcoming guest reviewer, Corinna. Corinna is a Food Allergy Consultant and mother of 2 beautiful girls who both have severe food allergies. She loves to travel with her family and Disney has been a big part of her travels for many years from Disneyland to Walt Disney World to Adventures by Disney. This post was inspired by her most recent visit to Disney World in April 2018. Read on…
We were able to do a dream trip to the Walt Disney World Parks for spring break. Let’s just say it was a busy week, but oh so awesome! Our family of four had the time of our lives discovering the happy Disney atmosphere, the rides, and of course the FOOD.
In our family, we LOVE Disney because they are really good about offering safe options for those with food allergies. In this post, I thought I would share some of the absolutely delicious snacks we found that are safe for peanut and tree nut allergies.
Keep in mind that you should always check whether a snack continues to be safe and if it’s safe for your allergies, because things can change at any time. Disney provides an “allergy binder” or “allergy menu” at every food station that shows the ingredients of every item and what the allergens are. We got used to asking to see the allergy binder before we bought & ate anything.
First of all when you’re at Disney, you won’t find many baked goods that are safe for peanut and tree nut allergies. But fear not, there are lots of other goodies that will fill your sweet snacking tooth! Here are a few of them…
Even though baked goods safe for guests with peanut and tree nut allergies are not plentiful, this one makes up for it by itself! The flavor of cinnamon and sugar surround a crisp, cake-like batter. You can find churros at several of the small food stands scattered throughout the Parks. Yum!
Additional churros can be found these Walt Disney World locations: Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe, Dino Diner, Anaheim Produce, Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies, Cool Ship, Storybook Circus Pretzel Cart, and The Lunching Pad.
So what’s better than a baked good? A baked good with ice cream! Safe ice cream can be difficult to find for people with peanut and tree nut allergies in general, which is why this treat is so special. It combines two hard-to-find goodies into one over-the-top treat. This goodie is especially perfect to cool you down in the heat of the day, and you can find it at Oasis Canteen.
If you’re touring other areas of Walt Disney World, you’ll find more funnel cakes on the menu at the Funnel Cake Stand in Epcot’s American Adventure Pavilion, Sleepy Hollow Refreshments, and the Funnel Cake Kiosk along Disney’s BoardWalk.
We were lucky to be at Disney during Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival which runs until May 28, 2018. During this time there are additional “outdoor kitchens” throughout World Showcase. One of the outdoor kitchens we visited was Pineapple Promenade.
Not only could you get Dole Whip here but they also had a selection of unique and refreshing drinks. We opted for the allergy-friendly violet lemonade. Complete with a gorgeous and edible violet right on top!
In our family, a vacation to Disney isn’t complete without consuming copious amounts of Dole Whip. My kids were talking about it for quite awhile before we went. Which is why Tamu Tamu Refreshments in the Africa area of Disney’s Animal Kingdom was such a welcome sight for us. It was an easy decision; Dole Whip it is!
Need more Dole Whip? This tasty treat can also be found around Walt Disney World at Aloha Isle, Pineapple Lanai, Barefoot Pool Bar (served with rum), Marketplace Snacks, and Everything Pop food court.
What delicious goodies have you found at Walt Disney World that are safe for peanut and tree nut allergies?
Corinna Meckelborg is a Food Allergy Consultant from Calgary, AB, Canada who loves to travel with her hubby and two kids. Check out her blog about food allergy mom life at www.friendlypantry.com
Plus, check out our DFB Guide to Walt Disney Dining for more information on Special Diets at Walt Disney World. Note that Disney Food Blog is not liable for issues encountered with allergies in Disney World. Please do your research and due diligence.
You know it! You love it! You have to have it! It’s Dole Whip (affectionately called Pineapple Soft Serve a lot of the time), and it’s been a staple of Walt Disney World for years. Of course you know where you can find it in Adventureland at Aloha Isle (Disney World) and the Tiki Juice Bar (Disneyland) in the shadows of the Tiki Room (you can even bring your sweet treat inside to eat during the show!).
Hey Guys! We’re back with another DFB Video today, and we’re getting down to the serious business of late night snacking at Walt Disney World!
Making the most of a Walt Disney World vacation often means burning the candle at both ends — and you’ve gotta fuel your late night push! Here are our picks for the best late night snacks and where to find them. [Read more…]