Though it may not initially seem like it, Disney parks have truly come into their own in recent years as a real food lover’s paradise. If you count yourself as one of the many who love eating their way around the Disney parks and resorts, there are some big changes taking effect right now you should know about.
It has been an eventful few weeks for Disney dining fans, with the long-delayed Space 220 finally getting ready to open, and several high-profile reopenings now set for the resort later this summer!
1. Space 220 finally sets opening date
It has been a long road for Space 220, the high-concept space-themed restaurant at Epcot's Mission: Space pavilion, which was originally supposed to open in 2019, but due to several setbacks, including the COVID-19 Pandemic, this unique location was unable to open. However, Patina, the company behind this restaurant, and the owner of several other restaurants at the theme park reports that Space 220 is now set to open this fall. You can learn more about this unique concept restaurant here.
2. 'Ohana sets reopening date, but fan favorite dish is removed
It was announced this week that ‘Ohana at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort will reopen July 9 for both breakfast and dinner. Breakfast will include coconut bread, Mickey Mouse waffles and egg skillets with ham, sausage and breakfast potatoes. Dinner will include all-you-can-eat platters of grilled beef steak, roasted chicken, sausage and island shrimp casserole served with fried rice and roasted broccolini in addition to pot stickers, crispy soy chicken wings and the signature ‘Ohana bread pudding served with caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream. However, many fans of this location were quick to note that the fan favorite noodles that used to be a part of this location were not mentioned in the menu announcement, leaving many to wonder if this item had been discontinued.
When it reopens, character dining will not available but the restaurant will feature a strolling musician performing for guests as they dine.