Disney Polynesian Resort Dining: Authentic Asian-Infused Cuisine  

Disney Polynesian Resort Dining

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, a DVC resort on Walt Disney World property, is a tropical oasis retreat inspired by the South Pacific. As one of the original resorts at WDW since 1971, this DVC resort features extraordinary access to the Magic Kingdom park. Not only does this tropical retreat feature state-of-the-art amenities and luxurious accommodations, but it also offers authentic tastes of world-class restaurants. Dishes receive inspiration from the South Pacific and are Asian-infused. Continue reading if you’d like to get the complete guide to Disney Polynesian Resort dining.

Disney’s Polynesian Resort Dining Options

The resort offers various dining options; whether you’re looking for a quick grab-and-go snack or want to settle into a romantic table service meal, there’s something for everyone! Guests can also book reservations on the Disney site to ensure they get a seat in their desired dining destination. In addition to this, guests have the option to sign up for a Disney Dining Plan, which they can utilize in various locations throughout the Walt Disney World property. 

Now, let’s look at what this tropical resort has to offer. 

Quick Service Restaurants at Disney Polynesian Resort

Capt. Cook’s

At Capt. Cooks, guests can enjoy various tasty dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 

Breakfast: Start the day with a delicious breakfast and indulge in Mickey waffles, the famous Tonga toast, a banana-stuffed sourdough bread, a breakfast burrito, and more!  

Lunch and Dinner: Folks can relish the Aloha Pork Sandwich, a spicy Korean chicken bowl, Thai coconut meatballs, Asian-style noodle salad, and more!

Moreover, Capt. Cooks is the perfect spot for a relaxing family friendly meal.

Table Service Restaurants at Disney’s Polynesian Resort

In addition to quick-service locations, the resort offers two fantastic options if you’re looking for a more relaxed dining atmosphere. 

Kona Café Restaurant

Kona Café offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the Café, you’ll savor delectable American cuisine infused with Asian zest and relish in sushi from the onstage sushi kitchen.

Breakfast: Eat breakfast and savor French toast, the famous Tonga toast, the Polynesian egg platter, macadamia nut pancakes, ham and cheese omelets, and more! 

Lunch: During lunch, guests can indulge in crispy pork-vegetable pot stickers, kona stir-fry with chicken, tofu or shrimp, various sushi rolls, including the California roll and spicy tuna roll, and more!

Dinner: The dinner menu selection is much more extensive than breakfast and lunch, giving guests more variety. Some dishes offered at Kona Café include Asian-marinated airline chicken, pork chop, tuna poke, sautéed red quinoa with shrimp, mahi, or chicken, and much more! Don’t forget to end your meal with an irresistible dessert like the pineapple-coconut bread pudding or the passion fruit layer cake.

Likewise, Kona Café is the ideal spot for formal dining. 

‘Ohana Restaurant

‘Ohana is known for its delicious food and ecstatic, loud atmosphere. From live music to meeting Mickey Mouse, this wonderful character dining experience is perfect for those of all ages. ‘Ohana is a family-style restaurant, meaning its meals are served family-style instead of each person ordering their separate entrée. ‘Ohana serves its full-course meals for breakfast and dinner, offering opportunities to meet beloved Disney characters.

Breakfast: So, start your day with a character meal, Best Friends Breakfast featuring Lilo and Stitch. Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast featuring scrambled eggs, Mickey-shaped waffles, freshly made pineapple-coconut breakfast bread, pork breakfast sausage links, Hawaiian-style ham topped with pineapple compote, fried island-style potatoes, and more. The Best Friends Breakfast featuring Lilo and Stitch is a great opportunity to capture fun and interactive moments with characters. 

Dinner: In addition to breakfast, ‘Ohana offers a delectable dinner experience. Enjoy a Hawaiian-hospitality-complete feast served family style. Cast members will bring entrées individually—the meals consist of starters, appetizers, main courses, and the famous dessert. For appetizers, enjoy a mixed greens salad with citrus vinaigrette, signature ‘Ohana Bread with honey butter, honey-coriander chicken wings, and pork dumplings tossed in garlic-chili sauce. The main course features wood-fired grilled teriyaki Beef*, peel-n-eat shrimp coated with ‘Ohana Seasoning, grilled chicken with pineapple glaze, ‘Ohana Noodles, and vegetables. To top off your tasty meal, indulge in the warm Ohana Bread Pudding topped with sweet and smooth caramel sauce. 

Moreover, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort offers on-site dining options as well as numerous bars. 

Bar Service at Disney’s Polynesian Resort

Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto

Trader Sam’s is a tropical tiki bar that offers volcanic eruptions of flavors, aka specialty cocktails, for all folks over 21. From 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Trader Sam’s offers folks appetizers, kalua pork tacos, Thai chicken flatbread, and pan-fried dumplings. Aside from the mouthwatering dishes, folks can order numerous delicious cocktails, including the Zombie or Uh-Oa. Other cocktails include the Polynesian Pearl, HippopotoMai-Tai, Tahitian Torch, and the Dark & Tropical Stormy.

Trader Sam’s Tiki Terrace

Trader Sam’s Tiki Terrace is an outdoor open lounge bar area. It features beautiful tropical scenery, such as an outdoor waterfall, and the same atmosphere as Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto, but outdoors. Here, you can enjoy all of the same unique beverages, including wine and beer, as well as Asian-infused dishes. 

Barefoot Pool Bar

Head to Barefoot Pool Bar to enjoy refreshments while swimming in the Lava Pool or playing in the white sand. The bar features hand-made cocktails, refreshing beers and wine, and fruity smoothies. Guests can also take in extraordinary views of the Magic Kingdom park. The Barefoot Pool Bar also offers fried wonton chips, grilled fish tacos, and more! 

Tambu Lounge — The Great Ceremonial House

The Tambu Lounge, Great Ceremonial House, is an enchanting watering hole where you can relish tropical cocktails and Hawaiian-inspired appetizers. Moreover, some fun cocktails to indulge in include the irresistible fan-favorite, the Polynesian Mai Tai.

Oasis Pool Bar

Lastly, the Oasis Bar is a poolside retreat offering tropical cocktails, wine, beer, and assorted beverages. Guests can also order appetizers, including the Oasis salad, Korean BBQ wings, fried wonton chips, and more! 

Next on the dining list, we’ll discuss the grab-and-go treats at Disney Polynesian Resort.

Grab-And-Go Treats at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Pineapple Lanai

When you’re looking for a refreshing sweet treat, stop by Pineapple Lanai. Here, you can order fresh pineapple dole whip, a Disney fan favorite, or if you’re looking to get the party started, try boozy dole whip with rum. In addition to the pineapple-flavored Dole Whip, other Dole Whip flavors vary depending on the season. Sometimes lime, raspberry, orange, pumpkin, and more are offered. 

Kona Island

Kona Island, with its delightful array of coffees and warm pastries, is a must-visit for a quick refuel before heading to the parks. And for those craving a taste of Japan, Kona Island also serves up delectable grab-and-go sushi for a satisfying dinner. 

So, if you love Disney and want access to numerous Hawaiian-inspired eateries, consider the exclusive benefits of becoming a DVC member at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. It’s a gateway to a world of unique experiences and culinary delights. 

About Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort at Walt Disney World

Disney’s Polynesian Resort is a world-class Hawaiian-inspired resort featuring a stunning tropical oasis atmosphere. Step into the world of tropical paradise and immerse yourself in the Disney magic while vacationing at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. 

Moreover, the resort features spacious and luxurious accommodations with a full kitchen, living and dining room, and private patio or balcony. Guests can enjoy various on-site amenities, including the renovated Oasis and Lava Pools, spa, fitness center, and more!

So, if this sounds like your ideal vacation spot, consider purchasing DVC points with Fidelity Real Estate! 

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Start your magical vacation experiences today and become a DVC member by purchasing DVC points from Fidelity Real Estate. Purchasing from the secondary market allows you to save on Disney vacations and make Polynesian Resort your home resort destination. 

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