Yacht Club Resort Dining
Images of New England's rocky, wind-blown beaches are captured in the
themed restaurants at Disney's Yacht Club Resort and Disney's Beach Club
Fresh seafood, hand-cut steaks, an old-fashioned clambake and some of
the best burgers at Walt Disney World Resort are featured. Chefs studied
folklore and food traditions in the Northeast to create the themes, ambiance
At Yachtsman Steakhouse at Disney's Yacht Club Resort, choice
cuts of beef are on display in a glass-enclosed meet-aging chamber. The
restaurant features an open-air kitchen, where chefs prepare sizzling
meats, seafood and vegetables on hardwood-fired grills.
In addition to hearty, traditional steakhouse entrees such as filet
mignon and thick-cut Porterhouse steaks, guests also can dine on the
freshest, market-inspired seafood and vegetarian creations. Desserts
such as Jack Daniels-laced chocolate mousse cake and crème brûlée
are sweet finishes.
Made-to-order burgers and milkshakes get rave reviews at Beaches & Cream, a 1950s-style ice cream parlor conveniently located to both resorts.
The jukebox tunes are blasts from the past -- the greatest hits from
the '40s, '50s and '60s sound from an original reconditioned Wurlitzer.
Decadent desserts include Milky Way cake, a bundt cake laced with Milky
Way bars and topped with ice cream, hot fudge and butterscotch; Fudge
Mud Slide, a gooey, chewy brownie covered with ice cream, Oreos, hot
fudge and whipped cream; and Old-Fashioned Banana Splits. On the lighter
side, grilled turkey burgers and vegetable burgers on toasted multi-grain
buns also are available.
With porthole windows and a picturesque wall of moving sailboats, Captain's Grille features regional New England foods like chowder, fresh
fish and home-baked breads along with sandwiches, steaks and chicken
For hors d'oeuvres and drinks, rustic Crew's Cup Lounge offers
beers from around the world in frosted mugs. The room is designed in
reclaimed Southern pine with copper accents, and the walls are lined
with art and memorabilia of Ivy League rowing teams.
Disney's health-conscious chefs continue their tradition of preparing
dishes that are flavorful, nutritious and low in fat. They cook with
pure vegetable oils, bake with whole grains and provide fresh fruit alternatives
to side dishes such as french fries.
Guests with special dietary and nutritional needs can be accommodated
easily at the various restaurants. The hotels' expert chefs will handle
each request, whether it's for low-salt foods, kosher meals or diets
of all kinds.