Ranked: We reveal the Best Disney Springs Restaurants

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When it comes to, dining in Orlando, few destinations offer the array of choices that you’ll find at Disney Springs. The popular Walt Disney World Resort shopping, dining and entertainment venue is the ideal place to spend a whole day or it’s the perfect way to complete a fun-filled day at the theme parks.


#13. Paddlefish

Yelp: 3  |  Foursquare: 3.6  |  Trip Advisor: 3.5  |  Google: 3.3

Dine aboard the iconic paddleboat anchored in Lake Buena Vista while enjoying favorites like lobster corn dogs, fresh seafood, King Crab and Main Lobster, savory steaks, and the exclusive lobster guacamole made right at your table.

Top Dish: Lobster Corn Dogs

 The Landing


#12. Planet Hollywood Observatory

Yelp: 3  |  Foursquare: 4  |  Trip Advisor: 3.5  |  Google: 3.2

Innovative cuisine, live entertainment and rare Hollywood memorabilia help create a memorable dining experience at the newly redesigned Observatory. Enjoy specialty burgers, spare ribs, sandwiches and more with four floors of dining plus an outside patio overlooking Disney Springs.

Top Dish: Ribs

 Westside


#11. Bongos Cuban Cafe

Yelp: 3  |  Foursquare: 3.6  |  Trip Advisor: 3.5  |  Google: 3.8

Experience the Old Havana-style atmosphere and architecture while enjoying authentic Cuban cuisine and flavorful cocktails. Gloria Estefan’s pineapple-shaped building offers you the chance to be a conga-line leader while enjoying specialties like the Cuban Sandwich and Ropa Viega.

Top Dish: Cuban Sandwich, Ropa Vieja

 Westside


#10. Paradiso 37, Taste of the Americas

Yelp: 3  |  Foursquare: 3.8  |  Trip Advisor: 4  |  Google: 3.2

Another waterfront favorite, guests embark on a culinary tour of North, Central and South America at this eclectic restaurant featuring the best from 37 countries. Enjoy live music, DJs, dancing, the world’s coldest beer, a famous tequila bar and specialties like Fish Tacos and Skirt Steak.

Top Dish: Fish Tacos, Skirt Steak

 The Landing


#9. Rainforest Cafe

Yelp: 3  |  Foursquare: 3.9  |  Trip Advisor: 4  |  Google: 3.9

The wildest place to eat at Disney Springs! Kids love to explore the rainforest, complete with an amazing aquarium, an erupting volcano and surprises around every corner. Enjoy traditional American fare and kids’ favorites plus specialties like Coconut Shrimp and the Volcano Dessert.

Top Dish: Coconut Shrimp, Volcano Dessert

 The Marketplace


#8. STK Orlando

Yelp: 3.5  |  Foursquare: 3.9  |  Trip Advisor: 4  |  Google: 3.5

Eat indoors or enjoy rooftop dining on the outdoor patio at this ultra-modern steakhouse. An in-house DJ keeps the house jumping while the innovative menu features an extensive list of cocktails, a full range of sizzling steaks and filets, a raw bar and the signature corn pudding.

Top Dish: Filet Mignon, Corn Pudding

 The Landing


#7. Morimoto Asia

Yelp: 3.5  |  Foursquare: 4.2  |  Trip Advisor: 4  |  Google: 3.8

Japanese master chef Masaharu Morimoto’s eye-catching 2-story restaurant features lounges, private dining spaces and an exhibition kitchen where guests can view the culinary action. Enjoy specialties like Peking Duck, Orange Chicken, Sushi and Dim Sum.

Top Dish: Peking Duck, Orange Chicken

 The Landing


#6. T-Rex

Yelp: 3.5  |  Foursquare: 4.2  |  Trip Advisor: 4  |  Google: 4.1

Step back in time and experience the sights and sounds of a prehistoric world in this dinosaur-themed café filled with hands-on discovery zones and life-size prehistoric creatures. Creative cuisine options include the Bronto Burger, Paleozoic Chicken and Chocolate Extinction Dessert.

Top Dish: Chocolate Extinction Dessert

 The Marketplace


#5. House of Blues Restaurant and Bar

Yelp: 3.5  |  Foursquare: 4.6  |  Trip Advisor: 4  |  Google: 4.3

The only thing better than a great dinner is a great dinner with a concert! Enjoy everything from Jambalaya and Voodoo Shrimp to a wide mix of southern cuisine and a daily list of drink specials. Sunday’s feature a world famous Gospel Brunch with live local entertainment.

Top Dish: Jambalaya, Voodoo Shrimp

 Westside


#4. Frontera Cocina

Yelp: 4  |  Foursquare: 4.5  |  Trip Advisor: 4  |  Google: 4.1

Carne Asada and Bacon Guacamole are just the beginning of the culinary treats at this lively, contemporary Mexican experience featuring an open kitchen, warm colors, and delightful margaritas. Look around and find tequila bottles everywhere including along the “Wall of Fame.”

Top Dish: Carne Asada, Bacon Guacamole

 Town Center


#3. Homecoming: Florida Kitchen and Shine Bar

Yelp: 4  |  Foursquare: 4.3  |  Trip Advisor: 4.5  |  Google: 4.5

Experience Florida’s rich agricultural heritage by sipping a handcrafted moonshine cocktail and enjoying exquisite farm to table cuisine. Delicious comfort food options include southern favorites like Hummingbird Cake and Hush Puppies plus fried chicken and shrimp and grits.

Top Dish: Hummingbird Cake, Hush Puppies

 Town Center


#2. Raglan Road

Yelp: 4  |  Foursquare: 4.5  |  Trip Advisor: 4.5  |  Google: 4.3

Featuring Fish & Chips and Shepherd’s Pie, this authentic, award-winning Irish pub offers a memorable dining experience for the entire family. In addition to world class food, you’ll be wildly entertained with spectacular performances by authentic Irish singers and dancers.

Top Dish: Fish & Chips, Shepherd's Pie

 The Landing


#1. The BOATHOUSE

Yelp: 4  |  Foursquare: 4.5  |  Trip Advisor: 4.5  |  Google: 4.3

Enjoy an upscale dining experience on the Disney Springs waterfront! Enjoy Oysters and Lobster Mac n Cheese or a wide range of fresh seafood and more. You can also experience life on the water, with a vintage Amphicar (a floating automobile), or enjoy a romantic Italian water taxi cruise.

Top Dish: Oysters, Lobster Mac N Cheese

 The Landing

Discover the Most Popular Restaurants at Disney Springs

Disney Springs features 52 different dining options, including everything from a light snack, ice cream and a quick lunch to world class cuisine featuring scrumptious steaks and fresh seafood. With so many options to choose from, where do you begin? Here’s a list of the top 13 restaurants at Disney Springs based on rankings and consumer travel recommendations compiled from Foursquare, Yelp, TripAdvisor and Google.

Name Yelp Foursquare Trip Advisor Google Total
The BOATHOUSE 4 4.5 4.5 4.3 17.3
Raglan Road 4 4.5 4.5 4.3 17.3
Homecoming: Florida Kitchen and Shine Bar 4 4.3 4.5 4.5 17.3
Frontera Cocina 4 4.5 4 4.1 16.6
House of Blues Restaurant and Bar 3.5 4.6 4 4.3 16.4
T-Rex 3.5 4.2 4 4.1 15.8
Morimoto Asia 3.5 4.2 4 3.8 15.5
STK Orlando 3.5 3.9 4 3.5 14.9
Rainforest Cafe 3 3.9 4 3.9 14.8
Paradiso 37, Taste of the Americas 3 3.8 4 3.2 13.9
Bongos Cuban Cafe 3 3.8 4 3.2 13.9
Planet Hollywood Observatory 3 4 3.5 3.2 13.7
Paddlefish 3 3.6 3.5 3.3 13.4

Foursquare scores were normalized to 1-5 in order to match other rating systems

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