Top 10 Restaurants in Disney Springs That Everyone in the Group Will Love

Source: Yelp

Are you heading to Disney World for vacation soon? One of the most magical — and appealing — parts of Disney World is the abundance of high-quality restaurants and food carts it offers. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’re sure to find it at this one-of-a-kind amusement park. From upscale restaurants to casual counter-serve stops, Disney Springs has it all. Want a preview of what you can expect? Check out our list of the top 10 restaurants in Disney Springs now!

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1. Earl of Sandwich

Charming sandwich shop that offers a fun selection of inventive meals

1750 E Buena Vista Dr | Disney Springs | earlofsandwichusa.com

Earl of Sandwich is a popular destination for savory sandwiches, handcraft wraps, fresh salads, and artisan soups. If you’re in needin the need of a quick and tasty lunch, Earl of Sandwich presents a convenient grab ‘n go option for guests like you. 

On the menu, you’ll find delicious creations like the Earl’s Cobb Salad, Chicken Bacon Avocado Wrap, Tomato Soup, and Full Montagu. Their limited-time Beefy Mac & Cheesy Sub special is also popular among guests, so make sure you try it while you still have the chance! 

If you find yourself a fan of Earl of Sandwich’s mouthwatering dishes, you can order it for your next private event! Earl of Sandwich has a full catering menu full of delicious options sure to make your party a success.

“Give it a try. It's an experience very well needed to be in person. Words won't be able to describe the flavor that it has maintained for the past 18 years plus. The items keeps on improving and the taste keeps getting better.” - Yelp Review

2. Rainforest Cafe

Fun tropical-themed restaurant that goes all out with cascading waterfalls and rainstorm sound effects

Photo of Rainforest Cafe - Lake Buena Vista, FL, United States

  

Enjoy a fun day in the rainforest at the Rainforest Cafe. Image courtesy of Yelp.

1800 E Buena Vista Dr | Disney Springs | rainforestcafe.com

The Rainforest Cafe invites you to take a journey deep into the legendary Amazon forest! Inside this popular cafe, you’ll find looming trees, tropical animals, and lush waterfalls. You might even hear the thunder of a nearby storm!

For food, you have a wide range of options to choose from. Soups, salads, seafood dishes, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, and more can be found on the restaurant’s extensive menu. Some of our favorite meals include the Creole Mac & Cheese, Jungle Steak & Shrimp, BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger, and Shrimp Tacos. Smoothies, beer, wine, and cocktails are also available! Check out the full menu now to learn more. 

“Every time I go to Disney, this is a must go to!! I remember being a kid and being scared of the "thunderstorms" and animal sounds. Now, I think it is such a fun and unique dining experience. I love the built-in aquarium as well!” - Yelp Review

3. Homecomin’ by Chef Art Smith

Popular restaurant that is known for its Southern homestyle farm-to-fork cuisine

Sit back, relax, and enjoy some delicious food and drinks with your friends! Image courtesy of Yelp.

1602 E Buena Vista Dr | Disney Springs | disneysprings.com/dining/chef-art-smiths-homecomin

Homecomin’ by Chef Art Smith is a casual, down-to-earth restaurant and bar that specializes in Southern homestyle farm-to-fork cuisine. Many of the dishes are inspired by Florida’s rich agriculture as well as home recipes passed down to Chef Art.

Some of our favorite dishes include the Catfish Sandwich, Chopped Pork Barbecue, Fried Chicken & Doughnuts, and Country Fried Steak. Homecomin’ is also open for brunch, and serves savory creations like the Hush Puppy Benedict and Fried Egg & Avocado Toast.

Reservations are highly recommended, so make sure you book a table to prevent the hassle of a long wait time!

“AMAZING SERVICE! My friends and I came to this restaurant for lunch and waited about 15 minutes for a table. There is indoor and outdoor seating. I would recommend asking to be seated by the water if you want a view. The waitress was so patient with us during our meal and always had a smile on her face!” - Yelp Review

4. The Boathouse

Stunning oceanside restaurant that was voted #1 restaurant in Disney Springs by USA Today

1620 E Buena Vista Dr | Disney Springs | theboathouseorlando.com

The Boathouse offers a one-of-a-kind waterfront dining experience for guests. Guests can dine outside on the dock or, if they want to get really close to the water, they can enjoy a meal on one of The Boathouse’s famous dream boats! The restaurant even offers guided tours on vintage Amphicars of Disney Springs’s biggest landmarks. 

As for the food, you’ll find a wonderful array of savory entrees like the Blue Star Angus Carpaccio, Coriander Seared Ahi Tuna, and Blue Star Heritage Angus Beef. Reserve a table for your next meal now!

“As anyone should for any Disney restaurant: make reservations. Getting in was seamless. We ordered the oysters, ribeye steak, and the lobster roll. Everything was good. Bread with butter, rubbed with honey. Good food” - Yelp Review

5. Paradiso 37

Fun, upbeat restaurant that celebrates Latin American cuisine

1590 E Lake Buena Vista Dr | Disney Springs | paradiso37.com

Paradiso 37 is a beachside restaurant dedicated to celebrating the rich cuisine of the Americas. With over 30 different types of tequila and an eclectic selection of Latin-Caribbean dishes, it’s no wonder Paradiso 37 is so popular.

On the menu, you’ll find mouthwatering creations like the Honolulu Pulled Pork Sandwich, Peruvian a la Brasa Roasted Half Chicken, and Patagonian Seared Salmon. Delicious desserts like the Brazilian Brigadeiro and Pacific Upside Down Cake also await you. Check out the full menu now!

“I had the baha tacos and the serving size was big, I barely finished it. The fish was cooked nicely and it was crispy. I enjoyed that you had to build your own taco, especially since they were fried fish. It could get soggy before your first bite and having it served this way preserved that.” - Yelp Review

6. Raglan Road

Popular Irish pub that regularly features live music and entertainment

1640 E Buena Vista Dr | Disney Springs | raglanroad.com

Raglan Road offers a true Irish experience for visitors. Designed like a classic Irish pub and equipped with an authentic menu, Raglan Road is the ultimate destination for anyone looking for a mini “vacation” to Ireland. The pub even hosts live Irish music and entertainment!

Some of their most popular dishes include the Bangin’ Bangers & Mighty Mash, Pie in the Sky, and Salmon Boxty. Ragian Road also offers a wide selection of wine, beer, and whiskey. Try out Ragian Road for your next dinner!

“Always loved this place but stopped in today for brunch and enjoyed a delicious Irish burger and a stout from Coppertail Brewing in Tampa that is exclusively sold here and it was excellent! Service was great too, really attentive waitress. I love Irish pubs in general but this one at Disney Springs has always been special.” - Yelp Review

7. The Edison

Multi-level restaurant and bar that is known for its inventive American dishes and cocktails

Treat yourself to a mouthwatering bacon cheeseburger with onions! Image courtesy of Yelp.

1570 E Buena Vista Dr | Disney Springs | theedisonfla.com

The Edison is another great spot for fun cocktails and delicious American cuisine. On the menu, you’ll find a wide selection of mouthwatering dishes like the Barolo Short Rib, Blackened Mahi, and Chicken Sandwich. Sweet desserts like the Triple Chocolate Voltage Cake and Dulce de Leche Cheesecake also await you! 

In addition to its regular dinner service, The Edison also hosts live events like Mixology courses and restaurant tours. Check out the website for more info! 

“My husband and I sat at the bar and saw one of the shows. We were amazed by the interior of the restaurant. Our drinks were good. We had just eaten at another location but we wanted to explore the inside. I will be making a reservation for brunch here soon!” - Yelp Review

8. Enzo’s Hideaway Tunnel Bar

Prohibition-themed speakeasy hidden beneath Maria & Enzo’s 

1560 E Buena Vista Dr | Disney Springs | patinagroup.com/enzos-hideaway

Enzo’s Hideaway Tunnel Bar transports you back to the Prohibition era of the 1920’s. Located under Maria & Enzo’s restaurant, this exciting speakeasy is ready to serve classic cocktails and Roman-style dishes to guests like you, so long as you know the way in.

From the Pasta Della Nonna to the Lemon-Oregano Pollo Arrosto, all of the dishes here are cooked to perfection. The bar’s Prohibition-era cocktails, like the Strawberry Pineapple Martini and Orange Creamsicle, are also sure to delight you. Check out Enzo’s the next time you’re in Disney Springs! 

“The food was immaculate in both flavor and size/ portion. Each dish was enough to split between a family of 3 and trust me, we took leftovers home! With the ambience, flavor, and service, it's a must-see in Orlando and perfect place to celebrate occasions with family!” - Yelp Review

9. Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC

Charming bakery that sells gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and kosher desserts

Try some donuts for a quick pick-me-up! Image courtesy of Yelp.

1642 E Buena Vista Dr | Disney Springs | erinmckennasbakery.com

If you have a major sweet tooth, you need to visit Erin McKenna’s Bakery. This charming bakery specializes in gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and kosher desserts. Whether or not you have dietary restrictions, you are sure to find a sweet treat that will delight your taste buds.

Erin McKenna’s Bakery offers an extensive menu filled with cookies, cupcakes, donuts, and brownies. Our favorite treats include the Mocha Cupcake, Thin Mint Cookies, and Strawberry Shortcake. Check out their full menu online now!

“Placed mobile order at Disney Springs not realizing entire location is gluten free. What a pleasant surprise at how moist and delicious cupcake and cakes were (not what I expect from gluten free). I highly recommend trying a treat while at Disney Springs.” - Yelp Review

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