Big Menu Overhauls Hit Disney World Restaurants This Week!

If you haven’t noticed, things just got a LOT more colorful at Disney World.

There’s SO much new food to try!

Rainbows are everywhere as Pride Month kicks off — we’ve been busy checking out all the new merchandise, as well as eating all the new snacks. To top it off, there are a ton of NEW things to try at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, too! So what else is going on with Disney World restaurant menus right now? Let’s find out!

Plaza restaurant

Something’s afoot at Plaza Restaurant. Here’s what’s changed on the menu:

  • ADDED: The Knickerbocker Sandwich — A Traditional Reuben featuring Corn Beef on Marble Rye Bread with Thousand Island Dressing, Swiss, and Sauerkraut for $19
  • ADDED: Steak Salad — Seared 6-oz Sirloin, Romaine and Iceberg Lettuce, Gorgonzola, Green Apple Sticks, Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Fried Onions, and Spiced Vinaigrette Dressing for $21
  • REMOVED: Monte Cristo Sandwich, Roast Beef Au Jus, other Plaza Turkey Club

Monte Cristo!

We’re just going to sit here and mourn the loss of the Monte Cristo…

Read Our Most Recent Review!

Gaston’s Tavern

There are a few changes happening at Gaston’s Tavern:

Goofy’s Dome Cake

So there’s a new character snack to try here!

Read Our Most Review of The Goofy Dome Cake!

Sci-Fi Dine In

It’s been a hot minute since we were last at Sci-Fi Dine In, but we had to check out the new menu items there, including some new appetizers:

  • ADDED: Sci Fi Smoked Wings — Smoked Chicken Wings tossed in a Porter Barbecue Sauce with a House-made Pineapple and Poppy Seed Coleslaw for $15
  • ADDED: Spinach and artichoke dip — A blend of Spinach, Artichoke, Red Peppers, Cauliflower, Cashew Cheese, and Oat Milk served with House-made Chips (Plant-based) for $13
  • ADDED: Black Garlic Caesar Salad — Petite Romaine Lettuce with Grilled Artichoke Hearts, Chopped Applewood-smoked Bacon, and Shaved Parmesan topped with a House-made Black-Garlic Caesar Dressing and served with a Toasted Garlic Crostini for $11

Spinach and artichoke dip

There are also some new entries:

  • ADDED: Grilled Chicken Citrus Salad — Romaine Lettuce, Spinach, and Arugula tossed with Rainbow Tomatoes, Candied Pecans, Cranberries, and Feta Cheese topped with Grilled Marinated Chicken and a House-made Citrus Vinaigrette for $18
  • ADDED: Feature Film Burger – Surf & Turf — Signature blend of Beef and House-Made Seasoning served on a Brioche Bun and topped with a Shrimp and Crab Cake, Pepper Jack Cheese, Chipotle Hollandaise Sauce, Grilled Onions, Heirloom Tomato, Arugula, and House-made Vinaigrette for $24
  • ADDED: Pork-on-pork burgers — Grilled House-made Pork Patty topped with Roasted Pork Belly, White Sharp Cheddar, Caramelized Onions, Cabbage Slaw, and a House-made Carolina Mustard Sauce for $22.50

Feature Movie Burger — Surf and Turf

How about some new desserts? Here are the changes with the sweets:

  • ADDED: The Red Planet — White Chocolate Cheesecake with Spiced Blueberry Compote on a Graham Cracker Tart with a Matcha Sponge and Golden Candied Almonds for $9
  • ADDED: Out of this world — Pineapple Mousse with Passion Fruit Cosmic Swirl and a Spiced Lime Spaceship garnished with Space Dust and Blood Orange Coulis for $10
  • ADDED: Fresh Fruit Salad for $7
  • REMOVED: House-made Sci-Fi Candy Bar, Warm Glazed Donut with Cinnamon Apples, Lemon Cheesecake with Blueberry Compote, other S’more’s Brownie and Ice Cream

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Kat Saka’s Kettle

There’s a new drink at Kat Saka’s Kettle that you’ll want to know about. It’s the Cold Brew Black Café and you can get it either spiked or not. The non-boozy version is Joffrey’s Cold Brew topped with Sweet Cream Cheese and Chocolate Puffs, while the boozy version adds Godiva Chocolate Liqueur to the mix. These drinks were originally only found in Disneyland.

We really hope these drinks stick around!

The regular Cold Brew Black Caf is $5.49while the boozy version is $14.

Read Our Full Review Of Both Here

Le Cellier

There’s a new dessert to try at Le Cellier: Citrus and vanilla chiffon cake — Raspberry Coulis, Fresh Strawberries for $13.

Le Cellier Steakhouse

There are no other changes here!

Read Our Most Recent Le Cellier Review

Jiko—The Cooking Place

There’s a small change happening at Jiko: the Merguez-dusted Lamb Rack is now called Moroccan Lamb Shank — Braised Lamb, Parsnip Silk, Root Spinach, Medjool Date Chutney for $47.

jiko

This is the only change here.

Check Out Our Latest Review of Jiko

Back stretch pool bar

You can now get a little more caffeinated at the Backstretch Pool Bar:

  • ADDED: Joffrey’s Shakin’ Jamaican Cold Brew — Dark-roasted coffee with a smooth, rich-bodied taste for $4.79
  • ADDED: Joffrey’s Coffee™ Cold Brew French Roast — Dark-roasted coffee with a smooth, rich-bodied taste for $4.29

Back stretch pool bar

Keep that in mind for your next visit!

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Contemporary Cafe

the Contemporary Caesar Salad is now made with Packaged Croutons instead of House-Made Croutons.

Contemporary Cafe

However, the price has decreased from $10.99 to $8.99.

Read Our Most Recent Review from Contempo Cafe

Everything POP!

the Poppin’ Pimento Burger is no longer on the menu at Everything POP!

Everything POP

That’s the only change here, though.

Read Our Most Recent Review from Everything POP!

Planet Hollywood

Here’s what’s changed under Appetizers at Planet Hollywood:

  • World Famous Chicken Crunch increased from $12.99 to $15.99
  • Fried jumbo shrimp increased from $18.99 to $19.99
  • Texas tostado increased from $13.99 to $14.99
  • High roller sampler increased from $38.99 to $39.99
  • Five cheese dip increased from $13.99 to $14.99

World Famous Chicken Crunch

If you’re ordering any of the Pasta dishes at Planet Hollywood, you can now add a side house salad or side Caesar salad for $7.99.

So, the prime rib is now called Roasted prime rib and the price increased from $29.95 to $39.95. It’s now a 14 oz. Prime Rib – Served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes & green bean blend. You can add Salmon or Shrimp for $8.99 and add a side house salad or side Caesar salad for $7.99.

Here’s what’s changed under Sides:

  • ADDED: Loaded mashed potatoes — Served with SMC, bacon bits & scallion for $7.99
  • ADDED: Loaded Baked Potato — Served with sour cream, bacon bits, butter, SMC & scallions for $7.99
  • ADDED: Loaded Fries — Seasoned fries, SMC, bacon bits & scallions for $7.99

Planet Hollywood

There are also some changes under desserts:

  • Banana Pudding Star Jar other Brownie Cheesecake Star Jar increased from $8.99 to $10.99
  • ADDED: Strawberry Star Jar — Single serving of layers of fresh strawberries, pound cake & creamy strawberry pudding topped with whipped cream for $9.99
  • ADDED: Brownie Sundae Martini — Twelve decadent chunks of freshly baked brownies layered with six scoops of vanilla and chocolate ice cream, topped with caramel and chocolate sauce then buried in mounds of whipped cream and a cherry for $19.99

A new non-alcoholic drink is also available: the Practical Magic — Pineapple & orange juices, fresh lemon & lime juices & grenadine for $8. Here’s what’s changed under Wines:

  • ADDED: Bellissima Christie Brinkley’s Prosecco DOC Brut for $42.
  • Kendall Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay decreased from $14 to $13 per glass
  • Vanderpump Lisa Vanderpump’s Rosé increased from $12 to $14

Read Our Most Recent Review of Planet Hollywood

D Luxe Burger

There have been quite a few changes at D-Luxe burger:

pizza burgers

The Artisanal Shakes with Alcohol menu has also changed:

  • REMOVED: Banana Foster Gelato Shake
  • ADDED: Red Velvet Gelato Shake — Chocolate Gelato blended with Selva Rey Chocolate Rum, topped with Whipped Cream and Chocolate Shavings for $16

Read Our Review of Some of These New Items!

These are all the updates we have for now, but be sure to stay up to date on EVERY new food item that arrives at Disney World. We’ve got a reviews for all the 50th anniversary snacks, and are in the process of eating many of the new Pride snacks. We’ll continue to post reviews as we try new foods, so be sure to check back with us often.

If you’re looking to book a reservation at a Disney World restaurant and need some ideas of how to start, here’s our handy guide. Don’t know where to eat? Here’s our list of the 19 best restaurants in the resort!


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