Embarking on a magical journey to Walt Disney World is an enchanting experience for couples seeking romance, adventure and lighthearted nostalgia with a sprinkle of pixie dust. Among the many delights awaiting you, romantic restaurants at Disney World offer unforgettable dining experiences that will leave you with memories to cherish forever.
Whether it’s a special occasion or simply a desire to indulge in exquisite cuisine amidst breathtaking surroundings with your special someone, these romantic Disney World restaurants are sure to fit the bill. In this love letter to Disney World’s date-worthy dining options, we’ll guide you through some of the dreamiest culinary destinations at The Most Magical Place on Earth. From opulent fine-dining establishments to charming eateries with spectacular views, prepare yourself for an extraordinary gastronomic voyage as we explore the most romantic restaurants Disney World has to offer.
Feel the Love During a Magical Date Night at Disney World’s Top Restaurants
Looking for a storybook setting for your Disney date night? While the Walt Disney World Resort may be filled to the brim with family-friendly restaurants crawling with kiddos, there are also a surprising number of dining outlets on property that would make for a romantic backdrop to your night on the town. So, take your sweetheart on a culinary journey at one of Disney World’s many amorous eateries, where fairy tales come to life and waterfront or rooftop views set the mood.
Step Into a Tale as Old as Time at Be Our Guest Restaurant
Experience the enchanted world of one of Disney’s greatest love stories, Beauty and the Beast, at Be Our Guest Restaurant. Located in Beast’s Castle in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park, this romantic setting is perfect for creating magical memories with your special someone during your Disney World vacation. Get swept away by its stunningly detailed dining rooms—including the elegant Grand Ballroom, mysterious West Wing or charming Rose Gallery—as you dine on delicious French-inspired cuisine while sipping on delightful cocktails and fine wines. And be sure to save room for their signature Grey Stuff—it’s delicious.
Channel Lady and the Tramp at Tony’s Town Square Restaurant
Walk in the footsteps (or, more accurately, paw prints) of one of Disney’s most iconic couples at Tony’s Town Square Restaurant in Magic Kingdom Park. Located on Main Street, USA, this Italian eatery takes its inspiration from the restaurant where Lady and the Tramp share their first kiss over a plate of spaghetti in the titular film. Although this isn’t the best restaurant at Walt Disney World (or, heck, even the best restaurant in Magic Kingdom), the nods to the film are downright adorable. (Be sure to take a peek at the paw prints surrounded by a heart out in front of the restaurant.) Plus, you can even make like the amorous pups themselves and share a plate of spaghetti and meatballs.
Set Sail for a Romantic Meal at The BOATHOUSE
On the search for a unique dining experience to share with your sweetheart in Disney Springs? Look no further than The BOATHOUSE, where you can enjoy fresh seafood dishes and stunning waterfront views. Upon stepping inside, you’ll feel like you’ve embarked on a culinary voyage, surrounded by vintage boats and nautical-themed decor. Indulge in succulent steaks, mouthwatering lobster rolls or generous crab cakes, and don’t forget to pair your meal with a Florida craft beer or glass of wine. For an extra-special evening, book a romantic Amphicar tour and cruise around the lake while enjoying each other’s company.
Dine in Style at California Grill
From its lofty perch atop Disney’s Contemporary Resort, California Grill offers an unforgettable fine-dining experience with its Michelin-recognized menu and spectacular views of Magic Kingdom Park. Savor mouthwatering Californian dishes such as sushi, an oak-fired filet of beef, or plant-based saffron risotto while you enjoy panoramic vistas that are simply unmatched. And what could be more magical than watching Magic Kingdom’s enchanting fireworks display from this exclusive vantage point? Time your reservation just right to catch the nightly spectacle and make memories that will last a lifetime. (Pro tip: Be sure to book a table ahead of time, as this sought-after eatery fills up fast.)
Feast on Sophisticated and Sustainable Surf & Turf at Flying Fish
Flying Fish, located on Disney’s BoardWalk, offers a luxurious dining experience filled with sustainably sourced seafood and perfectly grilled steaks. From lobster bisque and mussels in a chardonnay broth to salmon, filet mignon and plancha-seared scallops, their menu boasts a mouthwatering selection of dishes. Pair your meal with a glass of something from their extensive wine list for an especially indulgent meal. Take in the beautiful surroundings as you savor each bite, then make your way to the boardwalk for a leisurely stroll hand-in-hand along the water.
Be Transported to Tinseltown’s Golden Age at The Hollywood Brown Derby
Experience a star-studded night of romance and the glamour of Old Hollywood at The Hollywood Brown Derby, a faithful recreation of the iconic Los Angeles restaurant in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Indulge in classic dishes like the famous Cobb Salad, which was created by the owner of the historic west coast outpost, while sipping on a glass of fine wine from their extensive list and admiring the famous faces that adorn the walls in caricature form, just like they did at the original eatery. Don’t forget to save room for dessert—their citrusy Grapefruit Cake is a must-try mainstay.
Discover the Bold Flavors and Romantic Ambiance of Jiko – The Cooking Place
Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with a culinary adventure like none other at Jiko – The Cooking Place, a signature restaurant located in Jambo House at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. Savor the unique flavors of Africa, India and the Mediterranean while enjoying a romantic atmosphere inspired by an African sunset. Dishes are prepared in two fiery ovens in an open show kitchen, making for a bit of a show alongside your dinner, while the wine list features South African varietals befitting the adventurous setting. After dinner, take a leisurely stroll around the resort’s lush grounds and enjoy views of African savannas teeming with exotic animals.
Indulge in Luxury Dining at Victoria & Albert’s
Looking to spoil your sweetheart? Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is the perfect spot, with its Michelin-worthy, AAA Five Diamond Award-winning cuisine. Dine on a chef’s tasting menu featuring the finest ingredients from around the world in an elegant atmosphere (to really elevate your meal, splurge on the wine pairings), complete with soft harp music, personalized menus and white-glove service. Choose between the main dining room or the intimate Queen Victoria’s Room, or reserve one of their exclusive Chef’s Table experiences for a true taste of luxury. Whichever you choose, prepare to be wowed by culinary masterpieces crafted just for you at this Grand Floridian gem.
Revel in Regional Mexican Cuisine with Waterfront Views at La Hacienda de San Angel
Spice things up with your special someone at La Hacienda de San Angel, a waterfront restaurant specializing in authentic Mexican dishes. Situated in Epcot’s Mexico Pavilion, this atmospheric eatery offers mesmerizing views of the World Showcase Lagoon, perfect for a romantic dinner or catching the nightly fireworks display (or both at the same time, if you time your reservation right). Tuck into vibrant Mexican fare crafted with fresh ingredients and regional recipes and paired with one of their unique margaritas.
Savor the Flavors of Spain at Jaleo by José Andrés
Get ready to be transported to a Spanish culinary paradise at Jaleo by José Andrés. Located in Disney Springs, this romantic restaurant helmed by a celebrity chef serves up expertly crafted tapas like patatas bravas and croquetas de pollo that are perfect for sharing with your sweetheart, as well as flavor-filled paellas that are sure to have you feeling as if you’ve been whisked away to Madrid or Barcelona. Bask in the cozy glow of warm lighting and admire the colorful mosaic tiles as dishes make their way to your table in a thoughtfully choreographed dance of flavors and textures.
Soak Up the Château-Like Atmosphere of Le Cellier Steakhouse
Looking for a romantic dinner spot that feels worlds away from the hustle and bustle of the theme parks? Le Cellier Steakhouse in Epcot’s Canada Pavilion is the perfect choice, with an enchanting ambiance that transports you to a rustic wine cellar in an elegant chateau-like hotel. Indulge in Canadian cuisine inspired by the vast provinces of the Great White North, including mouthwatering steaks, fresh seafood dishes, and unique sides like poutine or maple-glazed Brussels sprouts, all while sipping on exceptional wines from their extensive collection. And consider saving space for dessert. Le Cellier Steakhouse offers decadent options such as maple crème brûlée that will leave you swooning over more than just your date.
Delight in Exquisite French Cuisine at Monsieur Paul
Imagine that you’re dining at a dreamy eatery in Paris at Monsieur Paul, an intimate dining experience nestled within Epcot’s World Showcase. Enjoy creative takes on traditional French dishes while savoring the prix fixe menu—paired with a selection from their extensive wine list, which features fine vintages from various regions of France, if you’re feeling especially indulgent. The ambiance is just as romantic as the dishes served, with twinkling chandeliers and views of Epcot’s nighttime spectacular. Just be sure to time your reservation accordingly. Bon appétit!
Experience Upscale Surf & Turf with Magic Kingdom Views at Narcoossee’s
Dine on coastal Florida cuisine with global flair and a view of Cinderella Castle at Narcoossee’s, a waterfront surf & turf restaurant in Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort. Experience the bounty of the Sunshine State while enjoying mouthwatering seafood dishes and succulent steaks with an international twist served in an elegant yet charming nautical-themed setting befitting the eatery’s location on Seven Seas Lagoon. Gorgeous views on the spectacular Magic Kingdom fireworks show make the meal even more special.
Cozy Up in a Convertible at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant
Enjoy an immersive dining experience steeped in nostalgia at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Restaurant. Reminiscent of an old-school date night hotspot, this highly themed eatery in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is styled after a drive-in theater, complete with car-shaped booths (with taillights glowing), car hops and twinkling stars in the “sky” above. Tuck into classic American fare like burgers and pasta as you canoodle with your boo while watching kitschy clips from old sci-fi films. Make a reservation for this blast-from-the-past dining experience and your taste buds, Instagram feed and special someone will thank you.
Treat Your Taste Buds to the Flavors of the Mediterranean at Spice Road Table
Take a culinary journey through the Mediterranean at Spice Road Table. Nestled along World Showcase Lagoon in Epcot’s Morocco Pavilion, this alluring open-air eatery is evocative of the outdoor cafés of coastal Morocco. Indulge in delectable small plates like house-made hummus fries and flavorful tagine in between sips of wine, cider, beer or tea from countries like Spain and Greece. One of the highlights of this romantic hidden-in-plain-sight gem is, of course, its lagoonside setting. Bask in each other’s company while enjoying breathtaking views of the World Showcase Lagoon and the vibrant Epcot fireworks.
Splurge on Michelin-Starred Spanish Steakhouse Cuisine at Capa
Are you foodies looking for a meal that is as memorable as your love for each other? Look no further than Capa, a rooftop restaurant in Four Seasons Resort Orlando. The only Michelin-starred restaurant at Disney World, this incredible eatery offers delectable Spanish dishes like flavorful tapas and flame-kissed steaks, all cooked to perfection and served in a sophisticated setting inspired by the country’s bullfighting tradition. Almost as impressive as the Spanish-style cuisine are the sweeping vistas of Walt Disney World below, including bird’s-eye views of the Disney fireworks.
Embark on a Culinary Adventure at Tiffins Restaurant
Calling all adventurous couples! Tiffins Restaurant in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park is a must-visit for those searching for an enchanting culinary journey that will transport you and your special someone to far-off lands without ever leaving Disney World. Inspired by Disney Imagineers’ travels and cuisine encounters when creating the theme park, this signature restaurant offers up globally inspired dishes alongside stunning artwork and artifacts. For a more casual but equally romantic option, check out the attached Nomad Lounge, where you can share small plates and sip on exotic beverages while swapping travel stories—or dream up your next adventure together.
Unwind with Your Special Someone at Wine Bar George
Drink in the cozy, romantic ambiance—and a glass of wine, of course—at Wine Bar George, the only wine bar in Florida helmed by a Master Sommelier. Located in Disney Springs, Wine Bar George boasts an award-winning selection of wines to tantalize even the most refined palate. Throughout your experience, you’ll be treated to small plates like crispy mac & cheese bites or charcuterie boards featuring artisanal cheeses and meats, all designed to complement each glass of vino. For something more substantial, try their made-for-sharing family-style plates such as skirt steak or whole grilled sea bass. Meanwhile, the warm lighting and rustic décor create an intimate atmosphere perfect for date night, and the knowledgeable staff is always happy to share their passion for all things grape-related.
Transport Your Taste Buds to Barcelona at Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood
For an elevated date night you won’t soon forget, take in the stunning views and Spanish-inspired cuisine at Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood, which is located on the 16th floor of Gran Destino Tower at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. Indulge in Michelin-worthy Spanish classics beneath olive trees and vibrant vaulted ceilings as you revel in rooftop views of Walt Disney World. As always, don’t miss out on dessert—the Classic Crema Catalana and ‘Café con Leche’ are to die for.
Luxuriate in Coastal Mediterranean Flavors at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera
Enjoy dinner with a view at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera at Disney’s Riviera Resort, a romantic hotel inspired by the travels Walt Disney once took through Europe with his wife, Lillian. A feast for both your eyes and palate, this elegant rooftop eatery invites you to step into a stylish setting with elegant archways, mosaic murals and breathtaking vistas as you indulge in French and Italian favorites like handmade pasta and herbaceous entrees drenched in rich sauces. If that isn’t enough to have you feeling the fireworks with your special someone, enjoy gorgeous views of the nighttime spectaculars at Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios from the terrace after your meal.
Be Whisked Away to the African Savanna at Sanaa
Looking for a unique dining experience unlike anything else at Disney World? Look no further than Sanaa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – Kidani Village, where Indian-inspired classics meet African cooking techniques. Just as delightful as the dishes in front of you are the breathtaking views of roaming wildlife on the savanna. Watch giraffes and zebras graze just feet away from your table as you enjoy your meal, thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows providing stunning views of a menagerie of African animals. Plan your visit for around sunset for optimal viewing opportunities and an especially romantic ambiance.
Slow Things Down with a Multicourse Meal at Takumi-Tei
Experience the finest Japanese cuisine at Takumi-Tei, an omakase-style restaurant in Epcot’s Japan Pavilion that offers an intimate and serene atmosphere perfect for special occasions or an elegant, leisurely meal with plenty of quality time with your sweetheart. Takumi-Tei’s meticulously crafted menu showcases exquisite dishes such as sushi, sashimi, wagyu beef and other delicacies prepared using the freshest ingredients and presented like works of art. This multi-course meal curated by the chef is based on seasonality, allowing guests to fully immerse themselves in authentic Asian flavors.
Well, lovebirds, that brings our guide to the most romantic Disney World restaurants to an end. Which of the eateries on our list are your favorites for a Disney date night? Are there any that we missed? Let us know in the comments! Then, learn how you can save on regular park admission (and splurge on your dreamy evening together) with our discount Disney World tickets.