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Downtown Disney Dining - West Side
There are some really great restaurants at West side, whether you’re looking for a light lunch, or blow-out belt busting dinner, you won’t be disappointed. All the restaurants are non-smoking.
Bongos Cuban Café
Open from 11am – 2 am – 7 days a week
Priority seating available on 407 828 0999
This 550 seat, 16,000 square foot restaurant opened in 1997, and is the brainchild of the International singer Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio.
It is spread out over 2 floors with both indoor and outdoor tables as well as 3 separate bars.
The menu is Cuban and specialities of the house include
Bistec la Milanesa - breaded Cuban steak topped with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese
Enchilada de Camarones - jumbo Shrimp cooked in a Homemade Creole Sauce
Chicharrones de Pollo - lightly floured Chicken chunks marinated in Cuban Mojo
There is also a kids menu offering more typical “kid friendly” favourites such as steak, chicken nuggets and cheeseburger with rice, fries or maduros (sweet plantain)
House of Blues
Open for Lunch and Dinner
Priority seating available for Music Hall events and Sunday Gospel Brunches call 407 934 2583
This is one of our personal favourites, the atmosphere, service and food have always been brilliant. The menu is a mix of American and Southern with mouth watering main courses like voodoo shrimp, slow smoked baby back ribs, Creole seafood jambalaya, Louisiana crawfish, steaks, burgers and pizzas.
Don’t make the mistake of not leaving room for their legendary home made white chocolate and banana bread pudding…yummy!
There is an outside bar area where you can listen to live music while enjoying a pre dinner drink.
Open from 11am – 1am – Bar closes at 2am.
Preferred seating is available on a limited basis at least 24 hours in advance on 407 827 7827 or 407 939 3463
No visit to Downtown Disney is complete without a trip to this amazing restaurant.
You can’t fail to see the huge Blue Globe as you drive into the West Side car park.
It’s themed dining is inspired by the greatest collection of Movie memorabilia.
The menu includes aged steaks, fresh seafood, crisp salads, juicy burgers and truly scrumptious deserts.
Wolfgang Puck Café and Express
Open for lunch and dinner
There are four options for dining.
- The Express is for guests tight for time, it is tray service with an outdoor seating area.
- B's Sushi & Raw Bar features made-to-order California style sushi, sashimi & full raw bar
- There is a casual full-service dining in The Cafe which includes pizza, sandwiches, homemade pastas, fresh seafood, steaks & rotisserie chicken.
- Located upstairs, The Dining Room offers an upmarket approach to Wolfgang's exciting fusion style cuisine. An elegant restaurant offering a variety of dishes including pizza, authentic sushi, Spicy Shrimp Spring Rolls, BBQ Chicken Quesadilla, Penne with Prosciutto, Warm Meatloaf, Salmon, and Gingered Shrimp Stir-fry.
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