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Dining Special and Unique Dining Bongos Cuban Café® Cuisine: Cuban Location: Downtown Disney West Side Price Range: $$ ($15-$35.99 per person) Bongos Cuban Café in Downtown Disney West Side recreates a lively 1950s Havana nightclub that offers the flavors of the Caribbean at lunch and dinner. Let the Latin rhythms fuel your fiery streak as you indulge in authentic Cuban cuisine like the delicious Cubano (Cuban sandwich), pan con lechon (pork sandwich), pollo asado (roast chicken), paella de mariscos (seafood paella) and flan de leche (traditional flan). Created by music superstar Gloria Estefan and her producer husband Emilio, this vibrant restaurant is a mosaic of colors and flavors set against infectious music and a celebratory spirit. You'll feel you've been transplanted to a Miami hotspot—if not Havana itself. Fulton's Crab House Cuisine: Seafood Location: Downtown Disney, Marketplace Price Range: $$$ ($36-$59.99 per person), $$ ($15-$35.99 per person) Fulton's Crab House at Downtown Disney Marketplace serves fresh seafood flown in daily from ports worldwide for your lunch and dinner. Set in an authentic riverboat replica docked right on the waterfront, this restaurant features over 50 fresh seafood selections, as well as a variety of non-seafood specialties. Try a specialty like Alaskan Crab Legs or Filet Mignon and Australian Lobster Tail. And pair your meal with a perfect wine from the 2,000-bottle wine cellar. Menus are changed daily to highlight fresh fish selections chosen by the award-winning chefs. There's even a menu for children, with their own favorite foods. House of Blues® Restaurant in Downtown Disney West Side Cuisine: American Location: Downtown Disney West Side Price Range: $$ ($15-$35.99 per person) House of Blues is a live music club and restaurant in the Downtown Disney West Side, serving Southern cuisine for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Cajun and Southern favorites such as Voodoo shrimp, slow- smoked baby back ribs, creole seafood jambalaya and Louisiana crawfish grace the menu, along with sizzling steaks, beefy burgers, gourmet pizza and homemade banana bread. The Sunday Gospel Brunch offers an all-you-can-eat buffet of Southern cooking as you feast on joyous music performed by top gospel groups. The enjoyment is on day and night while world-famous and up-and-coming performers play the best of gospel, blues, rock, reggae and jazz. Sunday Gospel Brunch is served at House of Blues in Downtown Disney West Side at Walt Disney World Resort, where delicious Southern cuisine meets the rapture of live gospel performers. The Sunday Gospel Brunch offers an all-you-care-to-eat buffet of Southern cooking as you feast on joyous music performed by top gospel groups. Brunch fare includes fresh pastries and assorted fruits, buttermilk biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, cheese grits, bacon, sausage and omelets made-to-order at an omelet station. Southern favorites such as fried chicken, chicken jambalaya and smoked catfish also grace the menu, along with homemade banana bread. Eat a delicious brunch and have your spirits raised in an atmosphere of Southern hospitality where authentic gospel music is celebrated. Praise the Lord and pass the biscuits! Portobello Cuisine: Italian Location: Downtown Disney, Marketplace Price Range: $$$ ($36-$59.99 per person), $$ ($15-$35.99 per person) Open for lunch and dinner, Portobello restaurant overlooks serene Lake Buena Vista Lagoon in the Downtown Disney Area and has a casually elegant atmosphere reminiscent of a luxury liner. Portobello's menu was born from the bounty of the Italian countryside, as selected by a trio of noted chefs, including the James Beard award-winning Tony Mantauno. Patterned after a classic osteria, the restaurant lets Guests indulge in a dining experience that celebrates the simplest, most vivid flavors of Italy. Crusty breads, sun-ripened tomatoes, imported prosciutto di Parma, freshly caught fish, fruity olive oils and sharp, pungent cheeses are accentuated by the warmth of sharing these sumptuous flavors around a table of family and friends. The Antipasti includes a tempting variety of small plates of salumi, verdure (seasonal vegetables), formaggi and crostini. Have fun dining in the traditional Italian family style as you mix and match the perfect start to your meal. Be sure to savor the ricotta and spinach Ravioli Gigante served with imported San Marzano tomatoes and basil. A wood-burning oven infuses house favorites like pizza with unmistakable regional authenticity. The wine menu features fine wines from Italy and America and gives Guests an opportunity to sample, taste and experience vintages in a relaxing atmosphere. Raglan Road™ Irish Pub and Restaurant Cuisine: Irish Location: Downtown Disney, West Side Price Range: $$ ($15-$35.99 per person) Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant, open for lunch, dinner and late-night light meals in the center of Downtown Disney Pleasure Island, serves authentic Irish food created under the direction of Kevin Dundon, one of Ireland's celebrity chefs. Dinners at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant include modern twists on classics, like creamy colcannon soup, beef stew with a hint of Guinness, and fish 'n' chips, as well as traditional English cuisine like bangers and mash. Step inside Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant and you'll feel you've been transported to the Emerald Isles. Custom-made furnishings and fixtures from Ireland, leaded glass and delicately carved woodwork adorn this elaborate establishment where the nightly entertainment includes storytelling and energetic bands. You're encouraged to dance a jig as the band blazes with foot-stomping Irish music. Then grab a frothy beer from one of the 4 bars and lose your hat in a fairy wind. The night has just begun! Wolfgang Puck® Café Cuisine: Californian Location: Downtown Disney, West Side Price Range: $$$ ($36-$59.99 per person), $$ ($15-$35.99 per person) Wolfgang Puck Café, a lively and casual restaurant open for lunch and dinner in Downtown Disney West Side, serves the famous chef's unique fusion of Asian and California cuisine. Located on the ground floor, below the more formal Wolfgang Puck Café – The Dining Room, Wolfgang Puck Café offers a chic setting with more straightforward, though also very fresh, menu selections. Signature dishes at Wolfgang Puck Café include vegetarian dishes, wood-fired gourmet pizzas, hand-tossed salads, piquant pastas, savory sandwiches and decadent desserts. The sushi bar features tender fish creations prepared by talented sushi chefs. Try the Daily Sushi Special for a filling entrée that melts in your mouth. Order sushi from the bar or in the café itself. For quick-service versions of Wolfgang Puck Café and The Dining Room, where you can find fresh and prepared-to-order breakfasts, lunches and dinners, check out: Wolfgang Puck® Express in Downtown Disney West Side (located in the same building as Wolfgang Puck Café) Wolfgang Puck® Express in Downtown Disney Marketplace (located near Disney's Days of Christmas store) Quick Service Earl of Sandwich® Cuisine: Californian Location: Downtown Disney, Marketplace Price Range: $ ($14.99 and under per person) Earl of Sandwich quick-service restaurant in Downtown Disney Marketplace celebrates the food form favored by the 4th Earl of Sandwich. Choose from 12 hot gourmet sandwiches and 4 tossed salads for lunch and dinner. Signature breakfast: 3-Berry Muffin Crown. Pollo Campero Cuisine: American Location: Downtown Disney, Marketplace Price Range: $ ($14.99 and under per person) This quick-service restaurant is famous for freshly prepared Latin chicken, flavorful side dishes such as yuca fries and sweet plantains, and Latin drinks including horchata and tamarindo. FoodQuest at DisneyQuest Indoor Interactive Theme Park Cuisine: American Location: Downtown Disney, WestSide Price Range: $ ($14.99 and under per person) FoodQuest quick-service restaurant in Disney Quest Indoor Interactive theme park at Downtown Disney West Side serves snacks, lunch and dinner – from burgers and wraps to pizzas and salads. Admission to DisneyQuest Interactive theme park is required to dine at FoodQuest. Forty Thirst Street Express Cuisine: American Location: Downtown Disney, Marketplace Price Range: $ ($14.99 and under per person) FoodQuest quick-service restaurant in Disney Quest Indoor Interactive theme park at Downtown Disney West Side serves snacks, lunch and dinner – from burgers and wraps to pizzas and salads. Admission to DisneyQuest Interactive theme park is required to dine at FoodQuest. Fresh-A-Peel Cuisine: American Location: Downtown Disney, Marketplace Fresh A-Peel has a back-to-basics approach to serving family favorites. Chef-prepared entrees includes salads made with locally grown produce, all-natural burgers, and balanced kids meals served with fresh fruit and healthy sides. Other delicious menu offerings include gluten-free, low-sodium and vegetarian options. Ghirardelli® Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop Cuisine: American Location: Downtown Disney, Marketplace Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop at Downtown Disney area serves sundaes, cones, floats and shakes as well as a delicious selection of the chocolate that makes Ghirardelli famous. Indulge in the most delectable treats this side of San Francisco! Wetzels® Pretzels - Haagen Dazs Cuisine: American Location: Downtown Disney Ice cream, lemonade and 7 varieties of big, hand-rolled and freshly baked pretzels are available. Wolfgang Puck® Express–Marketplace Cuisine: Californian Location: Downtown Disney, Marketplace Price Range: $$ ($15-$35.99 per person) Wolfgang Puck Express in Downtown Disney, a quick-service version of Wolfgang Puck Café, offers a more casual take on the signature breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes that made this restaurant famous. Casual Dining Cap'n Jack's Restaurant Cuisine: Seafood Location: Downtown Disney, Marketplace Price Range: $$ ($15-$35.99 per person) Cap'n Jack's Restaurant offers seafood and American cuisine in a casual waterfront setting at Downtown Disney Marketplace. Dine on chef's specialties for lunch or dinner, while enjoying friendly service and a panoramic view of Buena Vista Lagoon. Favorite dishes include seafood pasta, clam chowder, and crab cakes, as well as a variety of chicken and beef entrées. Indulge in the restaurant's lounge's signature strawberry margaritas. Paradiso 37, Street Foods of the Americas Cuisine: North, Central and South American Location: Downtown Disney, Marketplace Price Range: $$ ($15-$35.99 per person) Paradiso 37 is a new waterfront dining spot at Downtown Disney Pleasure Island. This high-energy restaurant and bar serves up unique cuisine inspired by the Street Foods of the Americas. Menu items from North, South and Central America will be featured for lunch and dinner. Paradiso 37 features an international wine bar and a one of a kind tequila tower bar with more than 50 kinds of tequila and a selection of signature frozen margaritas. Come in for a cup of specialty coffee at Paradiso 37 when they open at 11:00 a.m., and return in the evening for festive food, beverages, and entertainment; the restaurant closes late at night. For reservations please call 407-934-3700 Planet Hollywood® Cuisine: American Location: Downtown Disney, West Side Price Range: $$ ($15-$35.99 per person) Planet Hollywood satisfies cravings for traditional American lunch and dinner fare in a star-centric restaurant in Downtown Disney West Side. Menu selections include a variety of filling fare that features BBQ sandwiches, New York Strip Steak and spaghetti with pomodoro sauce. The three levels of Planet Hollywood are densely decorated with movie memorabilia and props from some of Hollywood's hottest films and TV shows. Stargaze at the displays while you dine under the iconic planetarium-like ceiling. Then commemorate your trip to "Hollywood" with custom Planet Hollywood logo merchandise and other movie-themed souvenirs. Rainforest Café® Downtown Disney Cuisine: American Location: Downtown Disney, Marketplace Price Range: $$ ($15-$35.99 per person) Rainforest Cafe in Downtown Disney Marketplace brings adventure to the lunch and dinner table with outstanding American cuisine that includes luscious salads, pasta, sandwiches, seafood, burgers and poultry dishes, as well as a variety of vegetarian selections and kid-friendly meals. Top off your dining safari with a signature desert such as the Sparkling Volcano, a chocolate brownie tower topped with ice cream, whipped cream and caramel and chocolate sauces—it's erupting with sweet goodness! Reservations are recommended for this popular themed restaurant where animated animals roam the rainforest as the sky claps with the boom of simulated thunder and sudden rainstorms. (Don't worry—you won't get wet!) Lush vegetation, banyan trees, waterfalls, trumpeting elephants and chest-pounding gorillas round out the rich jungle ambience. Don't forget to pick up that special souvenir gift from your visit. The Rainforest Cafe retail village offers a WILD variety of items for the entire family. T-REX®, A Prehistoric Family Adventure Cuisine: American Location: Downtown Disney, Marketplace Price Range: $$ ($15-$35.99 per person) T-REX Café is a dinosaur-themed family eatery serving lunch and dinner amid prehistoric creatures, fun displays and merchandise in Downtown Disney area. Bring a brontosaurus-sized appetite for food and adventure to this destination serving tasty bites and hands-on exploration. Created by the same folks behind the Rainforest Cafe, T-REX excites every family member with its life-size animatronic creatures. Carnivores and herbivores alike will fill their bellies with such fare as Brachiosaurus Bruschetta, Layers of the Earth Lasagna, prehistoric pizzas, the Gigantosaurus Burger, sandwiches, steaks and seafood. You'll be delighted that "The End Is Near" with the Chocolate Extinction. Stare into the eyes of a dangerous Tyrannosaurus Rex or size up a stegosaurus or triceratops living in a prehistoric landscape of geysers and jungle-like greenery. Gaze at woolly mammoths standing beneath an amazing snow fall, or fish swimming in aquariums beneath gargantuan tentacles. Beware other scaly, wondrous creatures with fangs and menacing expressions. While waiting for your meal, watch as massive flames spew from the Kitchen of Fire like pyrotechnical dino breath! Save time for the Paleo Zone, the full-on T-REX interactive experience: Go on an archaeological Discovery Dig, pan for treasures in Discovery Creek and get schooled in prehistory on the Paleo Screens. Don't depart this land of ancient creatures without a stop to the Dino-Store, where you'll find "gifts fit for any paleontologist"—including educational toys, apparel and Build-A-Dino® By Build-A-Bear Workshop®. At T-REX, you'll eat, shop, explore and discover!
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