When most guests think of Walt Disney World, their thoughts tend to focus on attractions, entertainment, and Disney characters. Not many will consider Walt Disney World a fantastic place to enjoy adult, or alcoholic, beverages, but they would be surprised! Throughout Walt Disney World there are countless locations where guests can stop to enjoy both meals and beverages. The four theme parks in particular are home to a slew of locations which feature everything from small bites and bar seating to full service menus and specialty cocktails. These locations are great places to visit to enjoy adult beverages which can be both delicious and refreshing on long days in the parks. Here are the top nine adult beverages to responsibly enjoy while spending time in the four Walt Disney World theme parks.
1 – Pink Himalayan – Yak & Yeti Restaurant
The Yak & Yeti Restaurant in Disney’s Animal Kingdom invites guests to dine on an Asian inspired menu while surrounded by authentic artifacts, artwork, sculptures, and more from Southeast Asia. In addition to the wonderful food, the full service restaurant serves up some specialty drinks with fun names and amazing flavors. Guests will be sure to love sipping on the Pink Himalayan which combines Tanqueray Gin, ruby red grapefruit juice, passion fruit and lemon grass topped off with a salted rim.
2 – Dad’s Electric Lemonade – Tune-In Lounge
A full service restaurant in Disney’s Hollywood Studios aims to transport guests back to the wholesome 1950s complete with manners and retro kitchen décor. The 50’s Prime Time Café invites guests to step into the 1950s and dine on family classics from that era and also features a lounge area in the front portion of the restaurant. The Tune-In Lounge is decorated to feel like a vintage television room and offers up some unique and delicious cocktails that are sure to thrill guests. One of the most popular drink options is Dad’s Electric Lemonade which combines Bacardi Rum, Skyy Vodka, Blue Curacao, sweet and sour mix, and Sprite for a refreshing cocktail straight from the family recipe book.
3 – Pina CoLAVA – Coral Reef Restaurant
Guests who enjoy seafood and the beauty of the ocean should definitely plan on enjoying a full service meal in the Coral Reef Restaurant in Epcot’s Future World. The location serves up a fresh seafood inspired menu which guests can enjoy while dining in a room featuring a large glass window looking into an aquarium. Guests will love checking out all of the marine life while sipping on the Pina CoLAVA which combines Bacardi Black Razz Rum, pina colada mix, and raspberry puree.
4- Side Car – The Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge
One location in Disney’s Hollywood Studios combines old Hollywood glamour with classic cocktails that guests are sure to love. The Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge serves up small bites and specialty cocktails which are sure to leave guests feeling like movie stars. A great adult beverage to try while spending time at the location is the classic Side Car which combines Courvoisier VS Cognac, Cointreau, and sweet and sour mix with a sugared rim.
5- Dawa Bloody Mary – Dawa Bar
The Africa section of Disney’s Animal Kingdom is home to the village of Harambe which is filled with amazing and beautiful details that transport guests across the world to the distant continent. Those who are looking to enjoy a delicious and refreshing cocktail while in Harambe should plan on stopping by the Dawa Bar which is an open air bar location that serves up wonderful and unique cocktails. Those who are feeling adventurous should plan on ordering the Dawa Bloody Mary which combines Snow Leopard Vodka, Loaded Bloody Mary Mix, Worcestershire sauce, and horseradish topped off with a basil leaf, truffle and blue cheese stuffed olives, and prosciutto.
6 – African Margarita – Dawa Bar
The Dawa Bar features such a fantastic list of specialty cocktails that it was difficult to only include one option on this list! However, if we were forced to choose only one drink to indulge in while spending time at the Dawa Bar it would be the African Margarita which features Sauza Silver Tequila, Van der Hum Tangerine Liqueur from South Africa, sweet-and-sour and fresh lime Juice which makes for a refreshing option on hot days in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
7 – Avocado Margarita – La Cava de Tequila
Guests who are fans of tequila and margaritas definitely need to head to the Mexico Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase. The best location in the pavilion to visit for cocktails and specialty beverages is La Cava de Tequila which features a cozy atmosphere with delicious and unique drink options. One of the most interesting items on the menu is the Avocado Margarita which combines the distinct flavor of avocado with smooth tequila.
8 – Tiramisu Martini – Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano
Guests who are looking to dine on authentic Italian cuisine with a Californian twist should plan on enjoying at meal at the wonderful Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The location serves up some amazing menu options including unique cocktails which are sure to leave guests wanting more. A great beverage option to enjoy while dining at Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano is the unique Tiramisu Martini which features Stoli Vanil Vodka, Kamora Coffee Liqueur, and vanilla ice cream in a chocolate drizzled glass.
9 – Leaping Leprechaun – Rose & Crown Dining Room
One of the liveliest dining locations in all of Walt Disney World is the Rose & Crown Dining Room in the UK Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase. The full service restaurant invites guests to dine in an authentic British pub on traditional meals like Shepard’s Pie and Bangers and Mash. In addition to the delicious food, guests can sample adult beverages like the Leaping Leprechaun. This tasty adult beverage features Meyer’s Platinum Rum, Skyy Vodka, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Melon Liqueur, sweet and sour mix, and Sprite in a souvenir cup.
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