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Best Disney Springs Restaurants For Every Disney Vacation!


Best Disney Springs Restaurants You Need to Try!

Whether your on a Disney World vacation or simply visiting Orlando, Florida, there are so many Disney Spring restaurants that you need to try! 

There is Disney Springs restaurants that serve almost every type of cuisine. Make sure to check out these top Disney Springs restaurants, you certainly won’t regret it! 

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The Edison at Disney Springs

One of the most unique Disney Springs restaurants is the Edison.  The Edison is a gastropub that serves American food, one-of-a-kind drinks, and live entertainment.

Disney Springs the Edison is themed like a 1920’s electric company.  The Edison brings the old world to present day with a sophisticated and industrial feel. 

Disney’s Edison is only open for dinner but offers American favorites like burgers, ribs, grilled cheese and more! Check out the Edison menu for more incredible dinner options. 

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Photo from the Edison website

In terms of drinks, the Edison is known for their signature cocktails and wide variety of wine and beer. They also have several signature mocktails for kids and those who don’t like to drink!

Don’t get me wrong, the Edison is a great Disney Springs restaurant for date night but also a great atmosphere for families and kids! 

Unlike many Disney Springs restaurants, the Edison frequently has live entertainment with Gatsby inspired performance every night. Disclosure, I’m not sure if these shows are running with the ongoing pandemic so check the Disney website for more information!

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Photo from the Edison website

The Edison is definitely high up on our list of best Disney Springs restaurants, so check it out your next Disney vacation! 



Maria and Enzo’s at Disney Springs

One of the most underrated Disney Springs restaurants is Maria and Enzo’s.  Maria and Enzo’s is a classic Italian restaurant located in the heart of Disney Springs. 

In true Disney fashion, Maria and Enzo’s is themed like an early 1900’s airline terminal. The walls feature murals of travel around the world and the ceiling length windows give amazing views of Lake Buena Vista. 

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The food at Maria and Enzo’s is inspired by Sicilian cuisine with your favorite Italian dishes like spaghetti, fettucine, and lasagna! But my favorite part of Maria and Enzo’s food is the dessert. The chocolate ganache is a must while at Disney Springs!

And if you like drinks, Maria and Enzo’s has a large selection of Italian wines, beers, and Italian inspired cocktails.  For more information, check out the full Maria and Enzo’s menu.

We love Maria and Enzo’s because the food is always great and we never have an issue getting a reservation last minute.  In our opinion, Maria and Enzo’s is one of the best Disney Springs restaurants, especially for Italian food! 



The Boathouse Disney Springs

If you have done any Disney research in the past, I’m sure you’ve heard of the Boathouse.  Disney’s Boathouse is a dockside restaurant that serves more upscale cuisine with waterfront views. 

So what makes the Boathouse so special? For one, the Boathouse has three outdoor bar areas to have a drink or appetizer and enjoy the views of Disney Springs. 

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Second, the Boathouse offers amazing food options that will keep you coming back each Disney vacation.  The Boathouse has a raw bar (oysters), cod, shrimp, steak, burgers and more!

The Disney Springs Boathouse has upscale dining options but there are also sandwiches and burgers for those looking for more casual dining options.  For more information, check out the Boathouse menu. 

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Photo from the Boathouse Orlando

Like most Disney restaurants, the Boathouse has a large variety of wine, beer, specialty cocktails and mocktails. And the Boathouse also features an amazing key lime pie for dessert! 

The Boathouse is definitely one of the best Disney Springs restaurants for a view of Lake Buena Vista! 

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Photo by the Boathouse Orlando

If you want to add a unique experience to dining at Disney Springs, check out the amphicars.  In the Boathouse amphicars, you can ride in amphibious cars that take you on a tour of Lake Buena Vista.  

Make sure to visit the Boathouse on your next Disney vacation.  We visit at least once every Disney trip so you won’t regret it! 



Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ at Disney Springs

Who doesn’t love Southern food and fried chicken? Celebrity Chef Art Smith, known for being Oprah’s personal chef, has brought southern cooking to Disney Springs.

At Art Smith’s Homecomin’, you will get farm to table cuisine with local ingredients which pays homage to Florida’s agricultural heritage. 

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Photo from Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’

When you visit Homecomin’ at Disney Springs, you must try the chicken and doughnuts, the fried catfish and the mac n cheese.  For the full dinner listing, check out the Art Smith’s Homecomin menu

Homecomin’ brunch is also well known because who wouldn’t love chicken and doughnuts for breakfast!  And Homecomin’ brunch reservations go quickly, so make these 60 days in advance. 

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Besides the amazing southern food, Art Smith’s Homecomin is known for moonshine and whiskey.  If you like moonshine, the Apple Pie moonshine is a must! It’s very strong but delicious!

While moonshine and whiskey aren’t for everyone, Homecomin’ does offer signature cocktails.  

Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ is the best Disney Spring restaurant for southern food and fried chicken! Make sure to get a reservation ahead because Homecomin’ books up fast! 

We also did a full review of Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ if you are interested in learning more about their entire menu and the Art Smith’s dining experience! 



Paddlefish at Disney Springs

If you’ve visited Disney Springs before, I’m sure you’ve seen the big old time paddleboat on Lake Buena Vista. The old steamboat is converted to a three story restaurant with waterfront and rooftop seating.

The decor and atmosphere of Paddlefish goes along with the food as Paddlefish is one of the most well known Disney Springs restaurants for seafood. 

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The Paddlefish is the only restaurant at Disney Springs to serve snow and king crab.  You can also get ahi, lobster, scallops, steak, chicken, pork, and much more. 

The menu at Paddlefish offers upscale offerings like steak and lobster but some more casual dishes like burgers and sandwiches.  For more information, check out the entire Paddlefish menu.

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Photo from the Paddlefish Webpage

Like the Paddlefish menu, the drink selection at the Paddlefish is large offering beer, wine, cocktail, mocktails, and basically any drink you could think of. 

This is truly one of the best Disney Spring restaurants for the entire family to enjoy together. The menu is large and offers something each member of your family will love! 



Raglan Road Irish Pub at Disney Springs

One of my personal favorites at Disney Springs is the Raglan Road.  Admittedly, I’m Irish so I love Irish food! 

Disney Spring’s Raglan Road is your traditional pub with great food, drinks, and entertainment.  One of the more unique aspects of the Raglan Road is the Irish dancers. 

Every night, the Raglan Road features Irish dancers from all over the world. If you are looking for some entertainment at a Disney Springs restaurant, this is the perfect spot for you. Check out the Raglan Road Irish dancers below!


In terms of food, the Raglan Road has traditional bar food like bangers and mash, fish and chips, burgers, shepherds pie and more! For more info on Raglan Road food, check out the full Raglan Road menu

If you’ve been to any Epcot restaurants before, this is very similar to the Rose and Crown pub! We love the Rose and Crown too!

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Since the Raglan Road is an Irish pub, they mainly have beer, cocktails, liquor, and a small wine menu.  But while visiting an Irish pub, you should definitely try a Guinness! 

Many of the other best Disney Springs restaurants are more upscale, but the Raglan Road is a casual pub and a great spot for a family dinner! Your kids will love to watch the Irish dancers! 

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Best Disney Spring Restaurant Tips! 

Honestly, there are so many Disney Springs restaurants it’s hard to choose where to dine while at Disney.  These top Disney Springs restaurants all offer options that everyone in your family will love. 

And Disney Springs has so much to offer besides food.  While at Disney Springs, you should also check out the incredible shopping and food related shops. 

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One of my favorite stops at Disney Springs is the Ghirardelli store for a hot fudge sundae! There is so much to do while at Disney Springs but make sure to check out some of the best Disney Springs restaurants and food! 


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