Here is our Food Lovers Guide To The Holidays At The Disneyland!
From now through January 7th there are so many amazing treats and snacks to be had at the Disneyland Resort as we celebrate the holidays.
Can you catch the Gingerbread Man? This year you can grab these delicious treats through out both parks and all three resorts. At Disneyland you can grab them at Jolly Holiday Bakery Café, Market House, Red Rose Taverne, The Golden Horseshoe and Stage Door Café. While visiting Disney California Adventure various carts throughout the park will offer them along with Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Café, Pacific Wharf Café and Pacific Wharf Coffee Cart; at the Disneyland Resort Hotels, you’ll find them at The Coffee House, Hearthstone Lounge, and Surfside Lounge.
Also available throughout the resort will be snowman shortbread cookies. Jolly Holiday Bakery Café and Market House are where you’ll find them at Disneyland Park. At Disney California Adventure park, you’ll find them at various carts and Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Café. At the Disneyland Resort Hotels, you’ll find this cookie at Tangaroa Terrace and Surfside Lounge.
Other offerings that you’ll be able to find at both parks include holiday crispies, parfaits and brownies at various carts and locations throughout the resort. Peppermint mochas will be available at Jolly Holiday Bakery Café in Disneyland park; Pacific Wharf Coffee Cart in Disney California Adventure park; and The Coffee House, Hearthstone Lounge and Surfside Lounge at the Disneyland Resort Hotels. And candy apple cotton candy will be available at various carts in both parks.
Carmel apple muffins with streusel and pumpkin spice lattes are also on the menu at Jolly Holiday Bakery Café, while the Main Street Coffee Cart will be offering a variety of holiday doughnuts. Praline cheesecake with graham cracker crust, a layer of praline crunch and almond brittle is available at the French Market Restaurant. And when a chocolate craving hits, visit Plaza Inn for a chocolate coffee Yule Log with coffee buttercream filling, chocolate crunch and chocolate ganache.
If chocolate isn’t your thing but peppermint is, stop by Clarabelle’s Hand Scooped Ice Cream, Stage Door Café or Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor for a crushed candy cane topping, as well as peppermint ice cream at Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor. And Mint Julep Bar is celebrating the season with scrumptious candy cane beignets!
At Disney California Adventure park, there will be many offerings in addition to the Festival of Holidays marketplaces. A cinnamon roll apple strudel sundae, crushed candy cane topping for hand-dipped bars, and cinnamon spiced, dark chocolate Ghirardelli and white chocolate Ghirardelli hot cocoa are on the menu at Clarabelle’s Hand Scooped Ice Cream. You can find candy cane-shaped bread and snowman-shaped bread at the Boudin Bread Cart and Mortimer’s Market. Award Wieners will be frying up gingerbread funnel cake fries. A pumpkin pie smoothie, a blended peppermint Malibu mocha, a holiday doughnut and a Santa’s Mittens Macaron with mint chip ice cream will tempt you at Schmoozies while Pacific Wharf Café will have pumpkin spice bread pudding.
Flo’s V8 Café in Cars Land is delighting visitors with a peppermint candy cane shake and chocolate peppermint pie and the Cozy Cone Motel will have a red churro with crème anglaise and crushed candy cane topping.
And it’s not just sweet treats, there are savory options at each park as well! Disneyland Park is serving up a Bison Blue Cheeseburger at Hungry Bear Restaurant that is topped with candied bacon, sautéed mushrooms, baby kale and blue cheese tarragon sauce on a whole wheat ciabatta. The Enchanted Maize Flatbread at Red Rose Taverne is sure to please as well. Topped with mozzarella, roasted corn, pickled red onions, parmesan, spicy lime aioli and chopped cilantro this is a must try!
Give your sweet tooth a break at Disney California Adventure park with a chorizo thick-crust pizza with creamy tomato sauce, mozzarella and cotija cheese, spicy chorizo, fresh pico de gallo and a tomatillo-cilantro crema drizzle at Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta or the Turkey Pot Pie Soup at Pacific Wharf Café. Zip back to Cars Land for meatloaf with bacon at Flo’s V8 Café or the chicken verde cone at the Cozy Cone Motel! And various carts throughout the park will have Elote – street-style corn with condiments including parmesan, mayonnaise and chile-lime seasoning.
Starting Dec. 1 through Jan. 7, Carthay Circle Restaurant will offer some special menu items like prime rib with cranberry horseradish, roasted leg of lamb with Christmas shrimp relleno, peppermint affogato, ginger monkey bread and a poinsettia cocktail consisting of Cointreau, cranberry juice and champagne and garnished with a twist of orange zest. The cocktail is also available at Carthay Circle Lounge.
And it’s not just the parks! The Disneyland Resort hotels are feeling foodie festive as well! Black Forest bundt cake at White Water Snacks and an eggnog latte at Hearthstone lounge will delight guests at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa along with the tree tree ornament cookies, pumpkin coffee loaf, traditional and peppermint hot chocolate, and hot cider with the option to add spiced rum at the Gingerbread House Cart.
At both Disneyland Hotel and Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel you’ll find eggnog, eggnog lattes and caramel apple muffins with streusel.
At Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, you can find a Black Forest bundt cake at White Water Snacks and an eggnog latte at Hearthstone Lounge. And at the Gingerbread House Cart will be tree ornament cookies, pumpkin coffee loaf, traditional and peppermint hot chocolate, and hot cider with the option to add spiced rum.