Wondering what are the best snacks in Disney World? Then, this is the post for you!
One of our favorite parts of visiting Walt Disney World Resort is that tasting the best snacks at Disney World is part of the fun. Snacks at Walt Disney World are attractions – even celebrities – unto themselves.
There are whole Instagram accounts, completely DEDICATED to Disney food. I'm talking pictures of just hands holding a waffle sandwich, a vanilla ice cream, a spring roll, or some other delicious treat.
Often these show the iconic backgrounds of Main Street USA in Magic Kingdom or the Tree of Life in Animal Kingdom in the background.
Why? Because Disney snacks are ICONIC and delicious, and all part of the Disney experience! They are a magical adventure for your eyes and taste buds!
Why You Must Try The Best Snacks At Disney World
Well, for one thing, a beautifully decorated treat, meticulously detailed and themed with Disney Magic is the perfect combination to your pixie-dusted day at Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, or Disney Hollywood Studios.
My kids think anything shaped like Mickey Mouse or themed with colors of their favorite princess or character tastes better. And, of course, it does!
I mean a Mickey Premium Icecream Bar is so much more delicious than a regular-shaped one, and it's is the icing on the cake for any trip to Disney. And, it doesn't just have to be pineapple soft serve, fancy spring roll, or a Nutella waffle to be among the best Disney snacks.
Even simple things like a Mickey pretzel, Mickey-shaped cheddar crackers, or Caramel popcorn make the list as some of the best Disney snacks!
What To Know About Must Eats at Disney
When it comes to delicious Disney snacks, there is a range from simple to the kitchen sink. There are so many options to choose from that it can be difficult to decide on just one.
But, some of these special delights are UNIQUE to certain theme parks, so it's wise to know about them before you go so you can plan ahead for your Disney vacation and leave room to satisfy that rumbly in your tumbly.
If you're planning a trip to the happiest place on earth soon and want to know what some of your options are at Disney, then this is the post for you.
I compiled this list of the best Disney snacks to help you know what are some of the best Disney treats and where to find them, so you can plan for your next vacation.
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What are the Best Snacks at Disney World?
Whether you are visiting Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Disney's Hollywood Studios, or Disney Springs, snacks at Walt Disney World are plentiful!
And, don't overlook the Disney resort hotels, like the Polynesian resort, as often you'll find unique Disney snacks there as well. My favorite snack this past year was at the quick-service restaurant at Disney's Wilderness Lodge.
But, rest assured, no matter where you spend your time at Disney, you can't go wrong. There are amazing Disney snacks sprinkled all over the Walt Disney World Resort, just like the pixie dust!
Here are the best snacks at Walt Disney World snacks, arranged by location.
Best Disney Snacks Found in All Parks
These delightful Disney World snacks are found in all the Disney parks at Walt Disney World and are simple favorites for many people. You can also purchase many of these treats with Disney Dining Plans too using your snack credit.
Mickey Mouse Ice-cream Bar or Ice-cream Sandwich
You can find these delicious ice cream bars or sandwiches at many of the restaurants and shops that sell food in all four parks of Disney World. They are shaped just like Mickey Mouse, filled with vanilla ice cream and covered with a chocolate shell, which is why they are a favorite with kids.
Mickey Soft Pretzel
These soft Mickey pretzels, shaped like Mickey Mouse, come with a side of cheese, or you can eat it on its own. There is nothing better after walking around Disney World all day than snacking on this salty treat.
Mickey Shaped Rice Krispie Treat
These Rice Krispie treats in the shape of Mickey Mouse are super cute. Often they are decorated with Mickey-shaped sprinkles or partially dipped in chocolate (my favorite!) They can be found at most snack stands, and they make a great treat for children or adults alike.
Disney Popcorn is another one of the best snacks at Disney World that kids and adults love. Plus, you can get it with any of the Disney Dining Plans using your snack credit. They also sell caramel popcorn as well.
This one is a fan favorite for a reason! There is nothing like a warm, delicious churro, and it's quick and easy to eat. These can be found at many of the quick service restaurants in all four parks, as well as the Disneyland Resort and Disney's Hollywood Studios. It reminds me of one of the old Disney World treats, the Churro Ice Cream Sandwich.
These donuts are so large you'll need to share with someone else. They come in chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla and are shaped like Mickey Mouse.
There are also giant traditional-shaped donuts at Joffrey's Expresso & Pastries Kiosks. They're both a favorite snack for kids and adults.
These giant turkey legs are a perfect Walt Disney World snack, but you may need to share it too. You can get them in a few locations, but the Magic Kingdom Park is the best place to get them at:
- Tortuga Tavern in Adventure Land
- Prince Eric's Village Market in Fantasy Land
- Liberty Square Market
- The dedicated Turkey Leg Cart in Frontierland
These funnel cakes are classic Disney World sweet treats. They come in the classic funnel cake or the cookies ‘n cream version.
Often the bakery on Main Street USA has a variety of treats, including my favorite Disney chocolate chip cookie and other treats. At Disney's Hollywood Studios, you can try the carrot cake cookie. This unique treat has carrot cake crusts with a cream cheese filling, and is a fan favorite at Disney World! There are bakeries throughout all of the Disney parks with a variety of delicious cookies.
Best Snacks in the Magic Kingdom
These treats are most commonly found in Magic Kingdom, in a variety of locations.
The Dole Whip is a popular frozen blend of pineapple, vanilla, or swirled flavors and is another one of the best snacks in Disney World. You can find them at Aloha Isle, The Polynesian Resort Pineapple Lanai, and Tamu Tamu Refreshments in the Animal Kingdom.
Cheshire Cat Tail
This flakey chocolate-filled pastry is topped with various colored drizzles of icing and one of the sweet treats you can only get at a few locations. You can get the Cheshire Cat Tail at the Cheshire Cafe and at Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe.
Only one of these locations may carry this delicious snack. But Cosmic Ray's was carrying it while the Cheshire Cat was closed.
Gaston’s Cinnamon Roll
This cinnamon roll is a favorite for many, and you can get it at Gaston's Tavern. You'll also find Gaston's signature non-alcoholic drink, LeFou's Brew, here. My kids love it, but it is large, so be sure to share!
The Grey Stuff Cupcake
This interesting cupcake is made with a chocolate base, and the “grey stuff” topping is cookies and cream flavored. It's decorated with edible pearls making it almost too pretty to eat. You can find it at Be Our Guest Restaurant and Gaston's Tavern too.
The Aloha Isle has other delicious treats like the Kakamora Float. It's a coconut soft-serve ice cream with Blue Curacao Syrup and Pineapple juice and garnished with a yummy Chocolate Kakamora cake pop.
Loaded Buffalo Chicken Tots
These are found at the Friar's Nook and are a personal favorite for many Walt Disney World fans. They're crispy tater tots that come topped with blue cheese crumbles, chopped celery, a smidge of garlic ranch dressing, and Buffalo Spicy Chicken, of course.
Cinnamon Sugar Donut Hole
These Cinnamon Sugar Donut holes will satisfy any sweet tooth, and you can find them at Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn Cafe. This year they come in a Haunted Mansion container and make the perfect snack.
This sweet treat is one of the best snacks in Disney World, and you can find it at the small food stand, Prince Eric's Market. It’s a delicious frozen green apple and blue raspberry slushy topped with a mermaid tail and whipped cream.
Orange Dole Whip Served in An Orange Bird Souvenir Sipper
The Orange Dole Whip is now available at the Sunshine Tree Terrace in a cute orange bird souvenir cup. It's just like the original Dole Whip except orange flavored and the perfect refreshing treat for a hot day and is one of those Disney World snacks with a fan club.
Hand-Dipped Corn Dogs
Hand-Dipped Corn Dogs are a savory snack you don't want to pass up. You can get them at Sleepy Hollow Refreshments and Casey's Corner. These are hand-dipped and different from the Corn Dog Nuggets you can find at Westward Ho.
Located in Adventureland in Walt Disney World, these Spring Rolls come in several delicious flavors like Pepperoni Pizza Spring Rolls and Cheeseburger Spring Rolls. Guests are noticing that the cart may be closed during slower seasons, so keep an eye out when you're in Adventureland.
Mickey Shaped Nutella Waffle
At the Sleepy Hollow Refreshments, located right near Cinderella's Castle, you can enjoy two magical creations – a Mickey-shaped Nutella waffle sandwich. I mean, a Mickey-shaped waffle and Nutella together? That's what I call practically perfect Disney World snacks in every way!
Best Snacks in Epcot
These are our family's votes for the best Disney snacks in Epcot.
This soft, salty snack might just be my favorite because they are so warm and chewy. Soft pretzels are perfect with mustard and pair well with beer for adults. You can find them at the Germany Pavilion in Epcot.
Empanadas de Barbacoa
Located at Choza de Margarita in Epcot's Mexico Pavilion, the Empanadas are to die for. The hand-crafted margaritas and Mexican beers go perfect with the savory Empanadas de Barbacoa – Empanadas filled with barbacoa beef.
School Bread has been one of the best snacks in Disney World for a while, and it's my husband's favorite. It's a sweet bread roll filled with delicious custard or vanilla pudding and covered in toasted coconut and sweet icing. You can get this snack at the Kringla Bakeri Og Cafe at the Norway Pavilion in Epcot.
Kakigōri with Sweet Milk Topping
The Kabuki Cafe in the Japanese Pavilion is a quick-service kiosk and home to the Kakigōri with Sweet Milk. This Japanese shaved-ice treat looks a little like a snow cone and is topped with fruit syrup and additional toppings like sweet milk.
Best Snacks in the Animal Kingdom
These are our favorite Disney World snacks in Animal Kingdom.
Fresh Fruit or Trail Mix
The Harambe Market is the best place to find healthy snacks or fresh fruit in the Animal Kingdom. You'll also find other great treats like chips and Mickey Pretzels here.
The Simba Sunset honors the movie the Lion King and can be found at Tamu Tamu Eats & Refreshments. This sweet treat features the popular Dole Whipped and is topped with a coconut, watermelon, and strawberry-flavored red syrup.
Dole Whip Pineapple Float
You can also find the Dole Whip Pineapple Float at Tamu Tamu Eats & Refreshments. It's the same delicious soft-serve ice cream found in Aloha Isle in Magic Kingdom; only you can get it as a float with Pineapple Juice. The alcoholic version gives you the option of Plantation Dark Rum or Parrot Bay Coconut Rum.
Buffalo Chicken Chips
This snack is a delicious plate of house-made chips and topped with pulled Buffalo Chicken, diced celery, diced tomatoes, arugula, crumbled blue cheese, and creamy blue cheese dressing. You can find it in Trilo-Bites in Dinoland.
This deliciously adorable cupcake is the Mane Event and will make you roar with its yummy vanilla flavors inside. It has had different variations, with at one time being passionfruit flavored in the center. But when we visited last, it was vanilla cake with white chocolate mousse filling, topped with sweet buttercream. We found it at Creature Comforts on Discovery Island in Animal Kingdom Park.
Best Snacks at Disney's Hollywood Studios
Wookie Oatmeal Cookie Sandwich
Stars Wars is still popular after 40 years. And, with all the newer movies coming out of the past decade, many people are excited about the Wookie Oatmeal Cookie Sandwich.
You can find this delicious sandwich made of whoopie pie cream smashed between two oatmeal cookies at the Backlot Express. It even comes topped with a chocolate bar crafted to look like our favorite Wookie Chewbacca's bandolier!
Candy Corn Shake
You can find the Halloween Candy Corn Shake at Hollywood Scoops Ice Cream. It's a candy corn and ice cream shake topped with whipped cream, a vanilla cake donut, candy corn, and sprinkles.
Buttered Blue Grains Popcorn
This popcorn tastes just like Disney's other butter popcorn but has blue coloring. You can get it in a souvenir droid vessel or in a bag at Kat Saka's Kettle.
Num Num Cookie
This gooey, warm chocolate chip cookie is a favorite for Disney fans. It comes in a cupcake wrapper, so it’s huge. You can get it at the Neighborhood Bakery.
Best Snacks at Disney Springs
Our family loves these best Disney World snacks at Disney Springs.
Cupcake from the Cupcake ATM
Yes, there IS such a thing as a cupcake ATM – now that's MY kind of Disney magic! You can't leave Disney World without experiencing the cookie and cupcake dispensing machine at Sprinkles in Disney Springs. You'll find a variety of flavors, from carrot cake cupcakes and dark chocolate cupcakes to red velvet cupcakes and many others.
Dole Whip Nachos
You may be wondering how you can use such a sweet treat in nachos; well, it's a delicious snack for sure. It’s a bowl of waffle cone chips topped with Mango Boba Pearls, Dole Whip, fresh pineapple, whipped cream, sprinkles, and strawberry sauce. Look for this soft-serve treat at Marketplace Snacks.
Other Best Snacks in Disney World
Here are some other great snacks to look for when you’re at Walt Disney World Resorts:
Sand Pail Ice Cream Bucket – a sand bucket full of ice cream, toppings, and whipped cream is the cherry on top of a waterpark day – Disney's Blizzard Beach or Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Waterparks
Disney Beignets – Mickey Mouse shaped fresh beignets – Scat Cat's Club in Port Orleans French Quarter
Hoop Dee Doo Cornbread – a loaf of cornbread with a ball of butter – Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue in Fort Wilderness
Mickey Mouse Brownie – chocolate brownie topped with chocolate frosting and Mickey Mouse ears – The BoardWalk Bakery at Disney's BoardWalk Inn Resort
Ohana Bread Pudding – pineapple bread topped with ice cream and a banana caramel sauce – Kona Cafe at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort
Zebra Domes – Amarula Cream liquor mousse covered with white chocolate and topped with chocolate drizzles and shavings – Kidani Village's Johari Treasures or BOMA at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
Tie-Dye Cheesecake – A multi-colored cheesecake on top of a red velvet cake crust – Disney's Pop Century Resort
Campfire Cupcake – chocolate cupcake topped with marshmallow icing and cookie crumbles – Roaring Fork at Disney's Wilderness Lodge
Candied Apple – a variety of types of candy apples covered in chocolate, caramel, and more – Candy Cauldron in Disney Springs
Best Disney Snacks for Toddlers
Chip and Dale Snack Pretzels – thinner Mickey Mouse-Shaped Pretzels in a bag – Select grocery stores and locations in Disney World
Minnie's Sweets Graham Cookies – graham cookies shaped like Minnie Mouse – Select stores and Walt Disney World Parks
Mickey Mouse Goldfish – famous cheese crackers shaped like Mickey Mouse by Pepperidge Farm – sold in select stores everywhere
Chip and Dale Snack Mix – crunchy spicy snack mix with Mickey Mouse pretzels, sesame sticks, almonds, cashews, and more – sold in select stores
How much are snacks at Disney World?
Walt Disney World offers a wide variety of snacks, and they range from around $3.50 to $6.00.
- A box of popcorn is about $5.25
- A crispy churro is $4.50
- A bottle of water is $3.50
- Bottled soda costs around $4.50
- A Mickey Mouse Premium Ice Cream Bar costs around $5.69
What are the must-eats at Disney World?
With such a wide variety of great foods available at Walt Disney World, here are some of the foods you don't want to miss:
- Dole Whip from Aloha Isle
- Hand-scooped ice cream from Plaza Ice Cream Parlour
- Mickey Pretzel
- Mickey Rice Krispie Treat
- Tonga Toast from Kona Cafe
- Peanut Butter and Jelly Milkshake from 50's Prime Time Cafe
- Smores from 50's Prime Time Cafe
- Sticky Toffee Pudding at Rose and Crown Dining Room
- Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup from Le Cellier
- Grand Marnier Slush from Les Vins de Chefs de France
- Night Blossom Slush from Pongu Pongu
- Citrus Swirl from Sunshine Tree Terrace
- Blue Glow-tini from Disney Resort Lounges
- The Kitchen Sink from Beaches & Cream
- Mickey Beignets from Sassagoula Floatworks & Food Company
What snacks are on the Disney Dining Plan?
Disney Dining Plan snack credits cover:
- Bottled water
- Bottled juice
- Caramel apples
- Box of popcorn
- Ice cream novelty items
- Frozen fruit bar
- Joffrey's or Starbucks coffee or tea
- Cookies, brownies, and other similar baked items
- Snack-sized bags of chips
- Mickey Mouse Rice Krispie Treats
- Bottled soft drinks
- Flavored or plain milk
Final Thoughts on the Best Snacks in Disney World
Now you know the best snacks in Disney World and where you can find them. And, as I like to say, Walt Disney World Resort is an experience, not just a destination. And that experience includes trying their delicious Disney snacks.
There are truly some unique sweet or savory snacks that you can only get at Disney Parks that are a treat for the eyes and the taste buds!
My family and I have lots of favorite Disney treats that we look for every time we go to Walt Disney World. I hope you find your family's go-to snacks too.