It’s often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day; it shows the day. So, if a grand breakfast at Grand Floridian Cafe is awaiting you, what can be a better way to kick off your Disney World vacation?
So, in this article, we bring the latest 2023 menu available in this highly-rated Disney World Cafe. After that, it’s up to you which combo you will pick and choose to shine better on your vacation days.
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Where is it?
As you can understand, the Grand Floridian Cafe is part of the Grand Floridian Resort in Disney World.
Like the resort, the cafe also stands at a higher rank in the list of most wanted dining locations.
If you’re going to make your visit to the Magic Kingdom even more magical, nothing can cater better to your needs than the Grand Floridian Cafe.
Situated on the first floor of the Grand Floridian Resort between the Gasparilla Island Grill and the lobby, the Victorian essence of the cafe will transcend you back to those days.
Let’s fill you in with a little dose of information so that you miss out on nothing and make the best plan to visit there.
What do you need to know?
- The Grand Floridian Cafe’s working hours are from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm
- They serve breakfast in the first half of the day from 7:30 am to 11:00 am
- From 11:05 am to 2:00 pm, lunch is served
- Finally, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, your table is adorned with an exquisite dinner menu
- Any food cost will range from $15.00 to $34.99 per adult.
If you are a spontaneous traveler, you can book your table in person. However, you may not find a table if you have too much spontaneity.
So, if you are keen on experiencing dining in Grand Floridian Cafe, you should make your reservations in advance via the My Disney Experience app.
The restaurant is very bright and airy. If you have watched the BBC Sherlock series, the Cafe will give you a feel of the wedding hall where Watson and Mary married!
Even if there is no specific theme in this Cafe, the Victorian essence captures the diner’s mood well. That, coupled with the delicious smells of dishes served on your table, is the best combination that Grand Floridian Cafe offers right away!
So, without any further ado, let’s plunge deep into those tastes and smells coming straight from the Grand Floridian kitchen.
Breakfast and lunch menu
Grand Floridian Cafe breakfast is a sheer delight. The primary attraction of this menu is the biscuits served along with orange butter. If you want you can always order more than one plate.
The entrees on the breakfast menu are delicious and have a diverse range of options before you.
Traditional Eggs Benedict
If you want to follow a more conventional comfort food option, Traditional Eggs Benedict at the cost of $17 is a good option.
Comprising two poached eggs, Canadian bacon, toasted English muffin, marinated tomato salad, and Hollandaise, it’s worth the money and the taste buds.
The Grand Breakfast
The dish costs $16 and comprises two eggs served with cheesy hash brown casserole, sausage, and bacon. This is another traditional breakfast item.
Buttermilk-fried Chicken and waffle
Are you a chicken lover? Does a chicken meal sound like a good way to start your day? Then positively, go for Buttermilk-fried chicken and waffles.
It’s a little high-priced, and it will cost you $26. But, the hand-breaded chicken breast, along with a honey drizzle served with Malted Waffle, is a feast for your tummy.
Brioche French Toast
Brioche French Toast has consistently topped the most wanted breakfast entrée from Grand Floridian Cafe.
Priced at $17.00, this dish comprises a Madagascar Vanilla Bean-Scented Brioche French Toast served with sausage or bacon.
Lobster Thermidor Burger
The burger houses a seared brioche bun along with the French fries of the Cafe. It will cost you $26.
This is the second lobster dish on the breakfast menu of Grand Floridian Cafe. It costs $22.00. But the dish is worth the money.
The lobster is served with two poached eggs, Hollandaise and Asparagus. All of these are then loaded on a Toasted English muffin.
Miso Glazed Salmon
This might be another delicious dish to start your food journey in Grand Floridian Cafe. At $28, it is served with lemon-scented rice, wasabi peas, ginger-soy vinaigrette, and French beans.
Some other breakfast entrees on the Grand Floridian Cafe menu include Mickey-shaped Waffle, Roasted Tomato and Feta Quiche, Steak and Eggs, and Old-fashioned pancakes.
Grand Floridian Cafe doesn’t aim to desert you if you are a vegan.
You can try the Avocado Toast for $13. It has fire-roasted tomatoes, avocado, and micro greens. All of these are then topped on a multi-grain toast.
Another dish for you is the Impossible Burger. This comes with Plant-based smoked gouda and caramelized onions. All of these are then put together in a Kaiser roll. The dish is priced at $21.
A range of side dishes can accompany you well on your entrees platter. If you want to end with yogurt, you can order Greek yogurt with orange blossom honey.
You can also order fruits and yogurt, where you can select fresh fruits, granola, fig cake, and yogurt of your choice. Other side-dish options include-
2-oz butter poached lobster, croissant, Danish pastry, Fruit yogurt, Bananas Foster Style Steel-Cut oatmeal, Turkey Sausage, Crispy Hashbrowns, Corned Beef Hash, Grilled Shrimp Skewer, and Two Cheese Blintz, served with blueberry sauce.
So, this plethora of dishes can give you the best experience, provided you know the key to the best possible combination from this lot.
Apart from this, the desserts section also looks pretty yummy.
Apple Crisp, a coconut-based frozen dessert, is a suitable option for those on a gluten-free diet. Mickey Dome is a cookie and cream mousse. You can also try Floridian Key Lime Pie and Neopolitan Cheesecake.
Specialty beverages are the best options to soothe your soul after a tummy full of food. Let’s first look at the non-alcoholic options. The options include-
Tropical Splash, Raspberry Colada, Watermelon Lemonade, Frozen Cappuccinos, Pomegranate Lemonade, and Mega-Berry Smoothie.
There is also a range of alcoholic specialty beverages. The mojitos are always the safest to try in this section.
A beverage with the fancy name Chipotle Bloody Mary is less fancy in taste than it is in the title.
Florida Sunshine at the cost of $15, having Sevdka vodka, Chambord, peach schnapps, and a mix of cranberry and orange juice can accompany you the best on a sunny morning in Grand Floridian Cafe.
The dinner dishes at Grand Floridian Cafe don’t fall back on the race of lip-smacking dishes. Here is a look at the best dishes served at your dinner table!
You should end your day on a healthy note. If yes, then salads serve the best purpose for you. While the Grand Floridian Cafe menu is not adorned with salad varieties, the two options might satisfy your appetite.
Heirloom Apple Salad comes for $13, which is pretty cost-friendly. It comprises Organic Baby Lettuces, Sharp Cheddar, Crispy Prosciutto, Pecan Brittle, Heirloom Apples, and Honey Apple Vinaigrette. Caesar Salad with Roman Lettuce and Caesar Dressing is a traditional yet good choice.
Some of the entrees on the dinner menu are also similar to the breakfast/lunch menu. This list includes Miso Glazed Salmon, Lobster Thermidor Burger, and Buttermilk Fried-chicken.
Cast Iron Seared-Pork Chop
Cast Iron Seared-Pork Chop is something you can try your hands on. It’s a 10 oz pork chop along with pappardelle pasta, marsala sauce, and mushrooms.
Cafe Meatloaf has House-made Turkey Meatloaf along with Mushroom Gravy, Broccolini, and Smashed Red Bliss Potatoes.
Shrimp and Grits
Shrimp and Grits come with Jumbo Shrimp with Fennel and Chorizo with Creamy Mascarpone Cheese Grits.
Vegans also have a delightful menu waiting for them. We have already talked about Impossible Burger.
Other than that, you can also try Grilled Romaine Market Salad. It is worth $15 and consists of Grilled Romaine, seasonal veggies, and lemon-coriander vinaigrette.
In the Dessert section, apart from Apple Crisp with Coconut Milk Frozen Dessert, Neopolitan Cheesecake, and Mickey Dome, you can try Cafe Key Lime Tart.
Cafe Key Lime Tart costs $8.00, which is pretty reasonable. It is served in a Graham Cracker Tart Shell along with Sweet Mandarin Sorbet and Fresh Strawberries.
The specialty beverages section, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, has many options here in Grand Floridian Cafe.
Let’s have a detailed look at these beverages. Most of these options are available for both lunch and dinner. You can also try some of them in your breakfast.
Let’s begin with the list of alcoholic specialty cocktails.
Magical Start Cocktail
Magical Start Cocktail is the show-stopper of the list. Worth 417, it combines X-Fusion Organic Mango and Passion Fruit Liqueur. Along with these, there are Pineapple Juice, Coconut Rum, and multicolored glow cube.
If you are a chocolate lover, you are bound to get attracted to a chocolate martini. It has chocolate liquer, Frangelico, White Crème de Cacao, and Stoli Vanil Vodka.
Captain’s Mai Tai
Worth $14.50, this is a combination of Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, Tropical Juices, Bols Amaretto, and a touch of Myer’s Original Dark Rum.
As the name suggests, this beverage presents itself with Mount Gay Eclipse Rum. We also have Tropical Juice and flavors of Mango and Guava. You will have to pay $14.50 for this beverage.
Walk the Plank
The drink costs a little higher than the others listed- $16.50. However, every penny is worth it for this drink.
You have Old Forester Bourbon, Orgeat, Orange Juice, Lemon Juice, and Luxardo Gourmet Maraschino Cherries for garnishing.
Worth $14.50, Bahama Mama is a refreshing drink. It comes with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum. Bols Crème de Banana, Tropical Juice, and Original Dark Rum. Bahama Mama bids you a warm goodbye if you want to end your day a little light-headedly!
Spicy Poblano Margarita
Spicy Poblano Margarita comprising Patron Silver Tequila, Lime Juice, Ancho Reyes Verde Liqueur, and Cane Sugar costs $16.50 and is a must-try.
It’s a mouth-watering blend of Bacardi Superior Rum, Orange Juice, and Pureed Strawberries. The price of this drink is $14.50 but it’s worth every sip.
Blood Orange Margarita
The drink will cost you $15.50. It’s a whirling mix of Sauza Commemorativo Anejo Tequila, Blood Orange Sour, Lime Juice, and Cointreau.
Does it sound like the name of your school buddy? Well, let’s not house any misconception. This is one of the most lip-smacking drinks from Grand Floridian Cafe.
It is a Don Julio Blanco Tequila, Lime Juices, and Ruby Red Grapefruit Juices. Soda Water is used as a topping. It costs $14.50.
Golden Haze Marfarita
The mix of Teremana Blanco Tequila, Agace, Smoked Chilli Bitters, and Grand Marnier Liqueur will leave a heavenly feel in your body. Spend $16.50 to experience this exquisite feeling.
If you are not into alcoholic beverages, you also have a range of non-alcoholic drinks. It includes
Along with Nonfat Yogurt and Raspberry Puree, Simply Smoothie Orchard Berry is mixed to make this drink.
Other than this, you can also sip in a glass of Raspberry Colada, Tropical Splash, Watermelon Lemonade, or Frozen Cappucino.
Cappucino reminds me of the range of coffee options available. Choose from a wide range of options: Espresso, Grand Blend Press Pot Coffee, Latte, Cappuccino, and Freshly Brewed Joffrey’s Coffee.
Be it breakfast, lunch, or dinner, just like the ambiance, the menu of Grand Floridian Cafe is all airy and vibrant with so many options. So, grab a table and enjoy an exceptional meal and your favorites in this Cafe!