Taking your date to Walt Disney World for a romantic dinner is a recipe for happiness long afterward. Regardless, Walt Disney World has plenty of romantic spots. A quick guide to Disney World restaurants with al fresco dining includes options outside the theme parks. No theme park tickets required.
Outdoor Seating Restaurants at Disney Springs
You can easily experience magic without going to the park. These restaurants at Disney Springs have great outdoor seating where you can enjoy a romantic and lively atmosphere.
Disney Springs Wine Bar George
great thing about the outdoor dining area in wine bar george Located on the second floor of the restaurant, it is elevated and offers beautiful views of Disney Springs. Wine Bar George is the perfect place to unwind, whether you’re snacking on a board or small plate or enjoying a glass of wine.
Small plates include Crispy Mac & Cheese Bites ($14) and Burrata ($16).
Tips: Check the sunset time in your favorite weather app and book about 45 minutes before sunset to enjoy the colorful scenery. Al fresco dining at Wine Bar George is a popular spot to enjoy the Orlando sunset.
Disney Springs Boathouse
If you’re looking for a more upscale dining experience, The Boathouse at Disney Springs is the place to go. The outdoor seating area is stunning and overlooks the water making for a very picturesque backdrop.
The outdoor bar is surrounded by water and is perfect for something a little more casual without sacrificing romance. If you’re lucky, you might even see vintage amphibious vehicles plowing through the water while eating delicious seafood.
Seared Coriander Ahi Tuna ($36) and Cedar Plank Bay ($30) in the main salon are great options.
Disney Springs Chef Art Smith’s Homecoming
If you want to enjoy Southern comfort food while people-watching at Disney Springs, Homecoming of Chef Art Smith The right place for you!
The outdoor patio portion of the restaurant is stunning and covered, so you don’t have to worry if a few drops of rain fall through this area while you’re enjoying your meal.
The featured image at the top of this article shows alfresco dining at Chef Art Smith’s Homecoming.
Paddlefish at Disney Springs
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to dine on a steamboat? paddle fish It offers diners the opportunity to do just that. You can start your meal with appetizers such as crab topped fries ($18) and calamari ($18).
Paddlefish is known for its seafood dishes such as snow crab ($60) and Maine lobster ($70).
This restaurant has indoor seating, but the outdoor seating area is beautiful, especially at night with a string of lights hanging above the seating area.
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Restaurants with Al fresco dining at Disney theme parks
If you’re spending the day together inside the Magic Gates of a Disney theme park, plan to dine al fresco at one of these restaurants. Reservations can be difficult, especially at Disney theme parks. Here’s what to do if you can’t get a Disney Dining reservation:
Tony’s Town Square Restaurant – Magic Kingdom
If you’re looking for a table service restaurant with a view of the theme parks at the Magic Kingdom, Tony’s Town Square Great option. Most of the tables are indoors, but there are a few outdoor tables that offer great views of the Town Square section of the Magic Kingdom.
If dining at this restaurant around 3pm, we recommend requesting a table outside for spectacular views of the Festival of Fantasy Parade. However, if you’re dining at a different time, you might run into queues full of Disney pals while enjoying Italian food.
Katsura Grill at the Japan Pavilion – EPCOT (quick service)
If you want to have a snack with a view at EPCOT, Katsura Grill Epcot’s Japan Pavilion is recommended.
In addition to sushi rolls such as California rolls ($10) and vegetable rolls ($9), you can enjoy shrimp tempura udon noodles ($13) and chicken cutlet curry ($14).
The tranquil surroundings with decorative lanterns and parasols make for a great date night location.
Spice Loading Table in the Moroccan Pavilion – EPCOT
spice load table A great tapas style lounge in EPCOT’s Moroccan Pavilion.
The restaurant offers a variety of Mediterranean small plates, including homemade hummus fries ($10), crispy cauliflower with pomegranate and chili ($11), and tyropitakia ($9). The sizable outdoor covered dining area is a park icon with World Showcase Lagoon and Spaceship Earth attractions.
Fireworks dining packages with prix fixe menus are also available for purchase.
Rose and Crown Dining Room in the English Pavilion – EPCOT (request an outdoor table)
but, Dining room with roses and crowns The United Kingdom Pavilion at Epcot has a sizeable indoor dining area, but don’t miss the outdoor patio.
Patio tables offer spectacular views of the World Showcase Lagoon and surrounding pavilions.
Enjoy a range of British pub favourites, including Fish and Chips ($26), Bangers and Mash ($23) and Shepherd’s Pie ($23). You shouldn’t leave this restaurant without trying the Sticky Toffee Pudding ($9)!
One of the best places to see the show if you can get a reservation close to fireworks time and request a table outside.
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Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Head to Disney’s Hollywood Studios for some fun Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge Outside the iconic full service restaurant. The lounge has an old-fashioned atmosphere, with tables on the hill, cushioned chairs, and red parasols.
Try the Famous Cobb Salad ($22), the Magical Beacon Cocktail ($17.50), or the Margarita Flight.
This al fresco dining location is a great place to people-watch and catch a glimpse of the character’s grand procession. You can usually get a table by just walking to the entrance and checking with a cast member. An important note, all the tables are relatively small, which makes for an intimate experience, but it can get a little cramped at your table.
Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo in Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge (quick service)
If you’re looking for table service restaurant quality food in a quick service place, Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo in Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge It’s the place to go.
Enjoy entrees such as Stir-fried Batuan Beef with Crispy Topato ($19), Fried Endorian Chicken Chip Yip ($16), and Smoked Kaddu Pork Ribs ($17).
This themed dining location has an outdoor seating space perfect for soaking up the atmosphere of Galaxy’s Edge. You never know what you’ll see!
Nomad Lounge at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Looking for a casual dining spot at Disney’s Animal Kingdom? Nomad lounge Great choice. The outdoor tables are right next to the water, so you can even watch several fleets of ships go by with Disney characters while enjoying small plates and cocktails.
Small plates include Tiffin’s Bread Service ($14) and Chicken Manchurian Nomad Bowl ($13). Signature cocktails include the Spice Trader Classic ($14.50) and Leaping Lizard ($16.50).
The Nomad Lounge was once considered Disney World’s hidden gem, but word has spread about this amazing spot.
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