EPCOT is home to countless dining options throughout World Celebration, World Discovery, World Nature, and World Showcase that serve up unique menus of American and international favorites in immersive and stunning settings. While there are plenty of table service options to choose from, many guests love the convenience and ease of quick-service options in EPCOT, which allow them the opportunity to both save time and sample more items overall.
There is no wrong choice when it comes to quick-service dining at EPCOT, but some locations are simply so wonderful that they can’t be missed. With indulgent menus, water views, international flavors, and more, be sure to check out these top quick-service restaurants in EPCOT at the Walt Disney World Resort.
One of the newest quick-service dining locations in EPCOT is Connections Eatery in World Celebration, which not only celebrates the Disney Park’s history, but its lasting legacy. The interior of Connections Eatery features many nods to EPCOT, including triangular patterns that mimic Spaceship Earth, the original logo of both the Park and its pavilions, and the outline of maps from the original concept art of EPCOT from the famous Florida Film.
While the nostalgic, yet modern, theme is amazing at Connections Eatery, Guests will also love the menu which features international flavors in delicious options for lunch and dinner. Guests can dig into wonderful options such as the French Bistro Burger, Bahn Mi Burger, Mediterranean Burger, Meatball Pizza, General Tso Chicken Salad, and Nicoise-style Salad while soaking in the details and enjoying Spaceship Earth at the distance.
The Land Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Nature is very popular thanks to Soarin’ Around the World and Living with the Land, and is also home to the quick-service Sunshine Seasons. Located on the lower level of the pavilion, the restaurant features a large open-air dining area that celebrates the four seasons with subtle details in the carpeting, tabletop design, and more. Even more stunning are the floating balloons overhead showcasing the seasons, as well as sunlight streaming in from large glass windows.
Sunshine Seasons is open daily for lunch and dinner and offers guests an array of American and international flavors served at several ordering bays. Guests can enjoy some flavorful options like Stir-fried Shrimp, Mongolian Beef, Asian Vegetable Noodle Salad, Oak-grilled Rotisserie Chicken, Spicy Fish Taco, and Mediterranean Vegetable Salad, in addition to an array of fresh pastries and treats from the bakery counter and grab-and-go snacks.
La Cantina de San Angel
The Mexico Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase is home to several dining options, including La Cantina de San Angel, which can be found right on the shores of the World Showcase Lagoon. This quick-service location features a charming courtyard and ordering counters as well as an open-air, covered patio where guests can enjoy mariachi music and soak in some stunning views of both the water, World Showcase, and Spaceship Earth for lunch and dinner each day.
La Cantina de San Angel features a menu of authentic Mexican favorites that Guests can enjoy with the convenience of quick-service ordering. Some delicious menu items featured include Tacos de Pollo, Tacos de Barbacoa, Nachos, Guacamole with Totopos, Empanadas con Queso, Fried Plantains, and Churros. Guests who time their dinners right can even enjoy their meals while watching Harmonious from the patio for an even more unforgettable experience!
Lotus Blossom Cafe
The China Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase is designed to make guests feel as though they are wandering through a town, with small stores and a quick-service eatery lining the street. Lotus Blossom Café is a relatively small quick-service location, but it serves up authentic Chinese food for lunch and dinner with beautiful views of the pavilion itself.
Featuring convenient ordering counters and open-air patios, Lotus Blossom Café offers Guests the chance to dine while soaking in the serene ambiance of the pavilion and views of the ornate Temple of Heaven. Open daily for lunch and dinner, guests can enjoy menu items such as Chicken Pot Stickers, Pork Egg Rolls, Mongolian Beef Combo, Orange Chicken Combo, Chicken Rice Combo, and Caramel-Ginger Ice Cream.
Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue
The American Adventure Pavilion is the host pavilion of EPCOT’s World Showcase and can be found in the middle of the eleven pavilions with a massive central building featuring classic colonial architecture. The main Disney dining option in the pavilion is the nearby quick-service, Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue, which features a patriotic and rustic theme and menu options collected from barbecue competitions hosted by Sam Eagle from The Muppets.
The menu at Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue celebrates the regional varieties of barbecue from around the United States, and the mouthwatering smell alone is enough to entice guests in for lunch and dinner. Some delicious menu options that guests can enjoy include the Sliced Texas Beef Brisket Sandwich, North Carolina Chopped Smoked Pork Butt Platter, Kansas City Smoked Half-Chicken, Memphis Dry-rub Pork Ribs, and Beer-battered Onion Rings.
Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina
One quick-service location that is often overlooked in EPCOT is Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina in the Morocco Pavilion in World Showcase. This small location can be found near the front of the pavilion and features a tiny ordering location indoors as well as several outdoor seating options where guests can enjoy traditional Moroccan cuisine while soaking in the beauty of the pavilion.
The menu at Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina is very limited and literally features only two options, but they are so full of flavor and satisfying that the quick-service location cannot be missed. Guests can choose between the Grilled Kebabs with Couscous, Tomato-Onion Salad, and Garlic Aioli with lemon-garlic chicken, Moroccan spiced lamb, and Harissa-marinated beef tenderloin tips or the Stone-baked Moroccan Bread with Hummus, Zaalouk, and Zhoug Dips .
The Japan Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase is home to some of the most serene and relaxing corners of the Disney Park, including a gently flowing stream and pond overlooking a bonsai garden where guests can enjoy a quick-service meal. Katsura Grill is open daily for lunch and dinner and boasts a stunning outdoor dining area where guests truly feel as though they are miles away from the hustle and bustle of the Disney Park.
Katsura Grill is open daily for lunch and dinner and features a menu of Japanese favorites, in addition to some of the best sushi available at the Walt Disney World Resort. Guests who take the time to enjoy the cuisine and ambiance at Katsura Grill can choose from menu options such as Shrimp Tempura Udon, Chicken and Beef Teriyaki, Yuzu Miso Wings, Tokyo Sushi Combo, California Roll, Spicy Roll, and Tonkotsu (Pork) Ramen .
Les Halles Boulangerie Pâtisserie
France is well-known for its delicious and quaint bistros and pâtisseries that serve up everything from fresh baguettes and delicate pastries to hearty soups and savory sandwiches. The France Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase is no exception with Les Halles Boulangerie Pâtisserie, a charming setting that is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and is very popular with guests.
With a bustling interior including many glass cases of delicious options, Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie feels like a location in the heart of Paris, and guests can enjoy their meals at nearby tables or while exploring the rest of the France Pavilion. Some wonderful options that guests can choose from include the Poulet Au Pistou, Croque Monsieur, Bisque de Homard, Baguette, Croissant, Biscuit Chocolat, Crème Brulée, Macarons Collection, Napoleon, and Éclair Chocolate in addition to a variety of wine, champagne, and coffee.
Yorkshire County Fish Shop
The final quick service location that guests cannot miss in EPCOT can be found in the heart of the United Kingdom Pavilion and literally specializes in one traditional food. The Yorkshire County Fish Shop is a small cart next to the Rose & Crown Dining Room that offers up views of World Showcase Lagoon and a delicious lunch or dinner option that guests can enjoy.
The only food item that Yorkshire County Fish Shop serves up is traditional Fish and Chips which are flaky, crunchy, piping hot, and the perfect food to enjoy while soaking in water views or wandering through the charming streets of the UK Pavilion. Bonus points if guests enjoy a late dinner of Fish and Chips and score a patio table near the water for unparalleled views of Harmonious each evening.