When visiting the Disney World Resort the rules dictate you suspend reality. That includes not counting calories while enjoying the best snacks Disney has to offer. Today we are going to look at the best snacks Magic Kingdom.
From cheeseburger spring rolls to citrus swirl dole whip, I don’t recommend reading this article if you’re even remotely hungry. I will admit that I do plan my trips around the opening times of places like Casey’s Corner for those crunchycorn dog nuggets. Is anyone hungry yet?
Visiting Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is an enchanting experience for all. And, I’m not just talking about the thrilling rides (looking at you Tron) or fantastic shows or even the breathtaking fireworks at the end of the night – I’m talking about all the delicious snacks!
Below, you will find some of the best Magic Kingdom snacks, including what section of the park you can find them in and how much they cost. Starting in Main Street, U.S.A., locations are listed in clockwise order on a fun trip through the park.
Our top 15 list starts backward and works its way up to the best Magic Kingdom snack. Best of all these snacks (at the time of writing) is below $10. For the sake of this article, we are going to remember, that when in Disney, calories don’t count, so enjoy yourself. Let’s get started, shall we:
15. Chocolate-Hazelnut Bear Claw
Restaurant: Main Street Bakery
Location: Main Street, U.S.A.
It’s a beautiful Orlando morning, and you have made it into the Magic Kingdom! Your first snacking stop to check out is Main Street Bakery. It is a Quick Service restaurant located on Main Street, U.S.A., the first section you will come across after entering the park. The bakery serves up Starbucks coffee, as well as a selection of breakfast sandwiches and Disney baked goods. Start your day off with a delicious Chocolate-Hazelnut Bear Claw, a sweet pastry that pairs well with a nice cup of coffee!
14. Fried Pot Stickers
Restaurant: Sunshine Tree Terrace
After walking through Main Street, U.S.A., you can veer to the left and head over to Adventureland for a snack at Sunshine Tree Terrace. This stop serves up some sweet floats and soft serves. The snack to try here is the Fried Pot Stickers. Pot stickers are a type of dumpling. The pot stickers at Sunshine Tree Terrace are stuffed with pork and vegetables and served with an orange sesame ginger sauce. It’s an excellent option for guests looking for something flavorful!
I do recommend pairing it with the orange Dole Whip swirl
13. EARidescence Nugget Churros
Restaurant: Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe
Keep walking through Adventureland, and you will reach Frontierland, a Western-themed section of the park. Then, head over to Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café, an Old West saloon that serves up great Mexican food and some sweet treats – like the snack you are there to try! The EARidescence Nugget Churros are mini churros served with chocolate dipping sauce. This restaurant is also a great place to stop on a hot day because it has air conditioning and plenty of indoor seating.
12. Jalapeño Poppers
Restaurant: Westward Ho
If you want a snack with a little more kick to it, check out Westward Ho, which is conveniently located right across the walking path from Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café. Westward Ho is a snack stand that serves up a variety of sweet and salty snacks. The snack to try there is the Jalapeño Poppers: breaded jalapeño peppers stuffed with nacho cheese and served with ranch dressing. It’s a spicy, cheesy option and brings the heat!
11. Mickey Pretzel with Cheese Sauce
Restaurant: Liberty Square Market
Location: Liberty Square
As you make your way out of Frontierland and into Liberty Square, you will come across Liberty Square Market, a fast-casual dining option located across from the Liberty Square Riverboat. This market sells a selection of refreshing fruits and snacks. The one to enjoy there is a classic Disney snack – the Mickey Pretzel! It’s a soft salted pretzel shaped like Mickey Mouse and served with a side of cheese sauce.
10. Orange-Almond Cake
Restaurant: Pinocchio Village Haus
After you leave Liberty Square, you can make your way into Fantasyland, a section that is full of great snacking options. Your first stop in this area is Pinocchio Village Haus, a Pinocchio-inspired Italian restaurant that serves salads, flatbreads, and more. The treat to try here is the Orange-Almond Cake: a tasty tart topped with orange-flavored cream and roasted almond pieces.
9. Tots and Cheese Sauce
Restaurant: The Friar’s Nook
If you are craving a savory snack, then head over to The Friar’s Nook. It is an American restaurant that serves burgers, bratwurst, and hot dogs. A great snack option there is their Tots and Cheese Sauce: a basket of tater tots topped with melted cheese – a simple and enjoyable choice!
8. Heigh-Ho Sundae!
Restaurant: Storybook Treats
So, after a while, you might be looking for a snack that will cool you down from the Florida heat. From The Friar’s Nook, you can walk right next door to Storybook Treats, a restaurant that serves up delicious soft-serve ice cream, floats, and beverages. While they have quite a few tasty options to choose from, you are there for the Heigh-Ho Sundae! This chill, sweet dish consists of chocolate soft-serve, chocolate rocks, and graham cracker pieces, topped with whipped cream and drizzled with hot fudge. It’s an excellent way to beat the heat while also enjoying a terrific snack!
7. Warm Cinnamon Roll
Restaurant: Gaston’s Tavern
Continue your way through Fantasyland by heading up to Gaston’s Tavern, a Quick Service restaurant that serves up a variety of sweet and savory snacks. It is tough to choose one snack to enjoy here, but the Warm Cinnamon Roll is the one I ultimately recommend! Warm, cinnamon-sugary goodness is the first thing you will smell when you walk into the tavern. If that isn’t enough to convince you to order it, I should also mention that it is drizzled in cream cheese frosting. Have I persuaded you yet?
6. Mermaid Slushy
Restaurant: Prince Eric’s Village Market
After Gaston’s Tavern, keep going, and you will get to Prince Eric’s Village Market, another Quick Service snack stop that serves some yummy options like jumbo pretzels and slushies. The snack to try here is the Mermaid Slushy: a sweet combination of frozen blue raspberry and frozen green apple flavors, topped with whipped cream and a mermaid tail. Bonus – this Little Mermaid-inspired snack is photogenic and ready to be included in your vacation photos!
5. Pineapple DOLE Whip Cup
Restaurant: Aloha Isle
If you want to snack on a sweet treat, continue through Adventureland and over to Aloha Isle. This restaurant is hosted by DOLE Packaged Foods. They sell a variety of floats and soft-serves. There, you want to order an iconic Magic Kingdom snack: Pineapple DOLE Whip Cup: a unique, fruity soft serve that you can order in pineapple whip, vanilla, or a swirl of both flavors. Yum!
If you want another flavor like orange, head over to Sunshine terrace. Mobile Order is highly recommended.
Read Also: Mobile Ordering at Disney World
4. Cheshire Cat Tail
Restaurant: Cheshire Café
Your final snack stop in Fantasyland is the Cheshire Café, an Alice in Wonderland-inspired Quick Service option that sells tea, coffee, juice, and more. Try their iconic Cheshire Cat Tail: a flaky, chocolate-filled pastry drizzled with lots of pink and purple icing on top. This tasty snack doesn’t need an EAT ME note because you already know to enjoy every deliciously sweet bite!
3. Cream Cheese Warm Stuffed Pretzel
Restaurant: The Lunching Pad
Next up, you will leave Fantasyland and walk over to Tomorrowland to visit The Lunching Pad, a space-themed restaurant that serves pretzels, churros, hot dogs, and more! The snack to try there is the Cream Cheese Warm Stuffed Pretzel. As the name suggests, it is a warm, soft pretzel filled with cream cheese. It is a unique, sweet and savory pairing to enjoy as you continue your journey through the park.
2. The Plaza Ice Cream Sundae
Restaurant: Plaza Ice Cream Parlor
Location: Main Street, U.S.A.
As you make your way back through Main Street, U.S.A., make sure to stop at Plaza Ice Cream Parlor, hosted by Edy’s Ice Cream. The parlor serves a selection of delectable ice cream flavors to choose from and several sundae options. Their namesake, The Plaza Ice Cream Sundae, is the one to order here. It comprises two scoops of the ice cream of your choosing served in a waffle bowl, topped with hot fudge, whipped cream, and a cherry on top. A great snack to enjoy at the end of a magical day at Magic Kingdom!
1. Fresh Fruit Waffle Sandwich
Restaurant: Sleepy Hollow
Location: Liberty Square
From Liberty Square Market, it is a short walk over to Sleepy Hollow, a small cottage close to Cinderella Castle. This restaurant serves sweet waffle sandwiches and funnel cakes. Try the Fresh Fruit Waffle Sandwich: a giant, warm, fluffy waffle served with strawberries, bananas, blueberries, and chocolate hazelnut spread – part breakfast, part dessert – all delicious snacks!
Guests can find the best Magic Kingdom snacks throughout the park, which is super convenient for avid snackers! Going on a delicious journey around the park is a fun way to see a vast selection of tasty snacks to choose from. From pastries like bear claws, Cheshire Cat Tails, and Warm Cinnamon Rolls, to pretzels with cheese sauce or stuffed with cream cheese, to sweet treats like DOLE whips and Mermaid Slushies, there is a snack to satisfy every craving. There is no wrong choice to make when deciding on what to eat – all your options are spectacularly tasty, so give some of them a try on your next visit!