The Plaza Ice Cream Parlor, Casey’s Corner, Trail’s End, Citricos, and More Reopening at Walt Disney World


Walt Disney World dining fans, there’s a number of restaurants reopening soon that you’re going to want to know about! That’s because fan favorites will be reopening here soon!

First, let’s start with Casey’s Corner at the Magic Kingdom. It will reopen on June 30 and will offer hot dogs, corn dog nuggets, Chili-Cheese dogs, plant-based Loaded Slaw Dogs and to drink, the Frozen Mint Julep Lemonade. Guests will be able to use mobile order at Casey’s Corner.

Another favorite located on Main Street, U.S.A will also be reopening soon. The Plaza Ice Cream Parlor will open July 7 with all your favorite flavors! There will also be fat-free and no sugar added options, as well as plant-based non-dairy choices. In addition, grab a Barq’s Root Beer Float or Coca-Cola Float.

Over at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Eight Spoon Café has reopen. This spot offers Baked Macaroni & Cheese (with or without pulled pork). They also offer a Pulled Pork Jelly Donut Sandwich. Also reopening soon will be Dino Diner. It will reopen on July 4 and offer a Dino-Rama Chili-Cheese Dog or a Corn Chip Pie, as well as churros.


In addition, Guests will once again be able to dine at Citricos at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort. This restaurant will see an updated theme, paying homage to the film, Mary Poppins Returns. Guests will find subtle cues from the movie’s animated sequence. For example, the dining room will be themed around a fanciful garden setting. You’ll be surrounded by the glow from decorative lamps and chandeliers as you dine.

As far as Citricos’ menu is concerned, it’s also been updated. Starters will include things like Sweet Corn Bisque with pickled fennel, popcorn, and fennel oil and a Strawberry Salad with chamomile-infused goat cheese, frisée lettuce, bacon vinaigrette, and spiced sunflower seeds.


Moving on to entrées, enjoy Butter-poached Florida Cobia with mashed fingerling potatoes, grilled asparagus, and local mushrooms with a grapefruit beurre blanc or a delicious Guava Barbequed Short Ribs with aged cheddar creamy grits, roasted poblano, curtido slaw, and Brussels sprouts.


Dessert will include Warm Apple Rose with seasonal apple, marzipan layers, and frozen coconut milk or a Chocolate Torte, a dark chocolate financier, dark cherry compote, and vanilla bean mascarpone cream.


In addition, there will be the new and exclusive Sommelier Room.

Cítricos will open on July 15. Bookings will be available on July 1.

Trail’s End Restaurant


Trail’s End Restaurant will reopen at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort on July 17 and will serve family-style skillets for breakfast and dinner.

For breakfast, Guests will be served an oven-fresh pastry basket and berry granola yogurt parfait for the table. Then there will be a family-style skillet with smoked brisket and eggs, bacon, sausage, and cheesy potato casserole, as well as Mickey waffles. Adults can enjoy Moonshine Morning Cocktails like a Pioneer Mimosa with passion, orange, and guava juices or a Mountain Mary with moonshine.

For dinner, start with hushpuppies cornbread, as well as a chopped garden salad for the table. For your entree, the family-style Smokehouse Skillet will come with pecan-smoked brisket, rotisserie chicken, andouille sausage, fingerlings potatoes, green beans, and buttered corn on the cob. Pork spare ribs, peel n’ eat shrimp, and cornbread-crusted salmon are available as add-ons to your meal. (Wait….NO FRIED CHICKEN?!)

For dessert, you’ll get the Covered Wagon Sundae which is ice cream, toppings, brownies, cookies, and chocolate-covered bacon! Adults can enjoy with Moonshine Cocktails.

Disney Family Night Dinner


Finally, starting June 30 called Disney Family Night Dinner. This family-style dining bundle includes a take-out shareable meal, sweet treats, and an original card-type game inspired by Disney friends. Disney Family Night Dinner is available from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. through mobile order. Currently only two resort locations will offer this three-course takeaway meal that serves 3-4.

Centertown Market at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

  • Roasted Jamaican-style Chicken
  • Fried Yucca
  • Cilantro Rice
  • Seasonal Vegetables
  • Caribbean Pull-apart Rolls with Onion Jam and Guava Butter
  • Decorate-your-own Mickey and Minnie Cookies

Gasparilla Island Grill at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

  • Garden Salad – Tomato, cucumber, carrots, and a duo of dressings
  • Savory Lasagna – Three cheese lasagna with tomato sauce
  • Two Mickey-shaped Cheese or Pepperoni Pizzas
  • Minnie Cheesecake with strawberry sauce, whipped cream, and fresh berries

Stay tuned for more dining news here at The Mouse For Less.

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