Usually this building is used for a Festival stop (right now it’s Shimmering Sips) but during non-Festival times the only meal options are a hot dog and chili hot dog. Finally, before you head out, be sure to check out our to-the-point packing list, 10 essentials you forget to pack for every Disney trip. The quality in the bakery is unparalleled, and the prices are actually quite good. I *may* have eaten it for breakfast once. The quick service is outside on the water and is called La Cantina de San Angel. The second half may leave you disappointed, though you may also have an excellent meal there. Plus it is open for all three meals of the day – breakfast, lunch, and dinner. PHOTOS! a hot dog as the main Dining Plan meal offering. Katsura Grill has a small menu that includes noodle dishes, pre-made sushi, and other entrees such as garlic shrimp, teriyaki, and a chicken cutlet curry. It was quite refreshing, though the booziness is questionable. From quiches to sandwiches, pastries to French cheese plates, you can’t go wrong. How Much Does a Disney Wedding Actually Cost? Next, I’ll give you an overview of what to expect at each restaurant and an explanation of why it ranked high (or low). The sweetest sake is on the right and it was recommended to finish with that one. The Green Tea Sake Cocktail is similar, though much creamier and less sweet. If you’re really craving Chinese food, perhaps grab some egg rolls (which can be bought with a snack credit.). There are just so many fun and fantastic things to do, you will be entertained for hours. (Unrelated, I am now drooling.). Pictured above is the beautiful Vegetarian Platter ($14.00). Site by Turkmandu. The table service restaurant that is outside next to La Cantina is La Hacienda de San Angel. You can get a slice of “Pizza Rustica” for $2.50 to start. It has some sandwiches but the main attraction are the treats! I’ve already shared a full review of Tangierine Cafe here, so I’ll just give you the highlights. Find the iconic School Bbread, Troll Horns, and giant Salted Pecan Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies. Truthfully, if Sunshine Seasons existed in any other park, it would be the clear winner. Personal savory favorites include the Quiche Florentine, Croque Monsieur, and Tartine aux Fromages. A really cool aspect of this restaurant in Epcot Japan is the different room themes! This is a kids’ portion of the Mongolian Beef ($7.29) and it was way too salty for me. Dining Options at Epcot. The atmosphere is about like your neighborhood Chinese takeout. Quick Service dining — with so many options it can be hard to choose! PHOTOS & VIDEOS: These Were NOT the Crowds We Were Expecting to See in Disney World Today! This is the only QSR we won’t do a second time. Literally. This site is in no way affiliated with The Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. They have a few pre-packed dessert options and a few alcoholic beverage choices as well. There’s a small amount of outdoor seating in the heart of the pavilion. A freshly-baked bread bowl with potato leek soup is $5.50 which is a great deal anywhere (isn’t Panera Bread more than that??). You’re in luck! Epcot’s variety of cuisines presents a unique challenge in identifying the best quick service restaurants. There is a mix of indoor / outdoor seating. There is a small amount of outdoor seating in the pavilion (more will appear when the quick service restaurant reopens). We love it as much as Olaf loves warm hugs. Plus those drums are a good spot for the kiddos to get out some energy. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. There’s a small amount of outdoor seating next to the window. Promenade Refreshments is a walk-up window near the entrance to World Showcase. There is seating both inside and outside and the setting has great Japanese details. Another great option for a Japanese restaurant at Epcot is Tokyo Dining. Some of these have really cool options, like the shaved ice at Kabuki Cafe in Japan. It is light and fruity and perfect for cooling down on a hot day. Tangierine Cafe is Morocco’s quick service, and it’s truly a sleeper hit! The Japanese cast members are among the nicest people that probably exist in the world. You can update file I love the Power Salad ($12.99) and I was able to order it without chicken for a few dollars less. The menu mainly consists of wraps or platters served with hummus, couscous, and salad. You can also get a turkey leg, Mickey pretzel, or The American Dream which is frozen strawberry, vanilla ice cream, and frozen blue raspberry slushy. Be careful to always leave someone guarding your food because there are birds that will fly off with your tacos if you aren’t careful! subsidiary, affiliated and related companies. Bijutsu Kan is a must see to add to your Epcot Japan experience. As to Disney artwork/properties: © Disney. You will never be in the presence of so much cute again in your life! Best of Disney World Quick Service Dining! It is NOT on the Disney Dining Plan so you, unfortunately, can’t use your dining credits here. The full service locations in Japan are some of our faves, and the Festival booths at both China and Japan rarely disappoint. If you really like pina coladas, this would be a good, cold, refreshing choice. Lisa gave the sparkling sake. I hope you got some ideas for where you’d like to eat (and where to avoid) on your next trip! Looking for a nosh after you build a snowman? The portion sizes are generous, and the food is fine, but truthfully, you can likely get better (and cheaper) Chinese at home. It tasted very much like a pina colada. They also serve daiquiris, mimosas, Moroccan wine, and beer. All Rights Reserved. Electric Umbrella was (in my opinion) the worst of the quick service restaurants we’ve tried at Disney (not just Epcot). But ironically, it lives in the park full of delicious eats, so it has to settle for top 6. The food is fine, but it’s the seating, on a patio overlooking the World Showcase Lagoon, that really shines. Dining Review: Tangierine Cafe in Epcot’s Morocco Pavilion, Consistently excellent food over many visits, Options that will please most types of eaters, Sesame Crusted Tuna Noodle Salad – $11.29, Oak-Grilled Rotisserie Chicken with Black Beans and Rice – $12.29, Slow Roasted Pork Loin with Mashed Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, and House-Made BBQ Sauce – $13.99. The carbonation helps ease the flavor of the sake – quite good. But also: they have a fabulous dessert case because balance. But the Quick Service spot needs to get its act together! The nigori is only about $7 for 750ml at the store, so I would shy away from ordering the larger cup for $7.98. Listen, I love Chinese takeout as much as the next person. The pineapple flavor overwhelmed it. Electric Umbrella will hopefully close with the renovation of Future World. Nestled on a hill among the trees sits Katsura Grill at Epcot. Located in the far back of the France pavilion, the quick service location most people refer to as “the France bakery” is right up there with the other top counter service locations in Epcot. Want to learn more about Takumi-Tei? ahh the pastries. Notably, it’s also open before the World Showcase opens. That said, there are still some places to avoid and some that are outstanding! There are a ton of choices for kids here so you should be able to find something for everyone. and check the Error Logs. Epcot’s quick service options are varied, with some having bigger menus for the whole family, others having just one or two items, and others being best for dessert. We've got park-specific guides as well: Magic Kingdom FastPass, Epcot FastPass, Animal Kingdom FastPass, and Hollywood Studios FastPass. I love there is something for ANY kind of eater here, from super hungry carnivore to health-conscious vegetarian. They are always SO tasty, especially when you pour an obnoxious amount of malt vinegar on them like I do. Options like the Sliced Texas Beef Brisket Sandwich and South Carolina Smoked Sausage Sandwich are mouthwatering too guests looking for typical “American” fare. In addition to the restaurants covered in this post, there are scattered snack carts throughout the park. Visiting Epcot and trying to pick between its many great dining options and trying to make your pick? The brisket sandwich ($10.99) and mojo pulled pork burger ($13.49) sound good. Such include PHP settings and Apache module And now, the undisputed champion (according to the AllEars team)…. Are you willing to take one for the team and taste test them for us? Don't be overwhelmed by Disney World planning! There are no reservations required (or available) for this location, and the price per person for a light meal here is about the same as other quick service restaurants, so I threw it into the mix. If you love Japanese food and really have a hankering, you’ll satisfy your craving to an extent here. Some other air conditioned places in Epcot require that you leave the stroller outside, so this is my go-to stop to cool down in the mid-afternoon.