Most people visit the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, to enjoy the amazing rides, world-class attractions, and beloved characters.
But there’s more to Disney than just the theme park attractions. Food can be a great way to experience the Disney magic and have a memorable vacation in Orlando.
There are numerous quick service and table service restaurants throughout the Disney World theme parks and resorts where you can enjoy some delicious meals.
One of the best places in Disney World for foodies is Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. With a whopping 10 dining options, this is a food-lover’s paradise.
In this comprehensive guide, I’m going to tell you about all the restaurants at the Coronado Springs Resort. The goal is to help you decide if this Walt Disney World Resort hotel is worth visiting or staying at during your next Disney vacation.
Dining Options at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Toledo – Tapas, Steak, and Seafood
This is a romantic rooftop restaurant that serves Spanish-inspired cuisine. The 1930s surrealist decor and the sweeping views alone make this restaurant a must-visit on your next Disney vacation, but that’s not the only thing to look forward to.
The food here is exceptional. I loved the charred octopus and marinated hanger steak. For vegans, there’s the brick oven cauliflower and a selection of plant-based sides as well. On the dessert menu, the chocolate avocado mousse was finger-licking good.
Opens for: Dinner from 5 pm to 10 pm
Meal prices: $35 to $60 per adult (dinner menu)
Three Bridges Bar and Brill at Villa del Lago
This is a beautiful lakefront restaurant at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. It is located in the center of its very own lake called the Lago Dorado. This Coronado Springs restaurant has a relaxed vibe and serves a casual Latin-inspired menu of sandwiches, salads, and shared plates.
We loved the curry hummus shareable platter with naan bread, harissa, and tzatziki. The Szechuan peppercorn wings were delicious too. I recommend the smoked feta Greek salad if you want something light and refreshing – it also comes with grilled shrimp. Among the entrees, my favorite is the coconut curry chicken and the harissa lamb chops. Tres leches, a compressed pineapple and marshmallow concoction, on the dessert menu was a delicious way to end my meal.
Opens for: Dinner from 4:30 pm to 12 am
Meal prices: $15 to $35 per adult (dinner menu)
Rix Sports Bar & Grill
With 31 TV screens and an upscale ambience, this sports bar is the perfect place to relax after a day of trooping around the theme parks. You can cheer on your favorite team and savor some delicious American food and draft beers while you unwind.
On the dinner menu, I recommend the chicken tinga egg roll and the pork potstickers. The buffalo chicken salad is wonderful if you’re watching the calories. The restaurant serves several signature sandwiches, and my favorite is the kona burger which features grilled pineapple and aioli. The food here is exceptional all around and you can’t go wrong with whatever you pick.
Opens for: Breakfast (7 am to 10:30 am), lunch (11 am to 4:55 pm) and dinner (5 pm to 11 pm)
Meal prices: $15 to $35 per adult
If you want to enjoy a relaxed evening in a sophisticated setting, this Spanish surrealism-inspired rooftop lounge at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort is the perfect place to do so. The whimsical and mesmerizing decor sets the mood and makes it the perfect place to linger.
On the menu are crowd favorites and delicacies like chicken wings, crispy artichokes, Spanish charcuterie, shrimp pil pil, and an artisanal cheese platter. An impressive array of Californian and Spanish reds and whites, sparkling wines, draft beers, specialty cocktails (try the Tequila Daisy) as well as a range of non-alcoholic beverages are available too.
Opens: From 5 pm to 12 am
Meal prices: $15 to $35 per adult (lounge menu)
This is a day and night espresso bar that instantly transports you to Spain and its famous coffee culture. On the menu are pastries and other light fare as well as a selection of Spanish coffees and classic coffees.
My favorite is the cafe con leche, an espresso with warm milk. If you’re looking for something cool in the Florida heat, the iced cold brew with an artisanal roasted coffee is delicious. I also loved the frozen cold brew mocha.
Open from: 6:30 am to 12 pm and 3 pm to 12 am
Meal prices: $15 to $35 per adult (breakfast and lounge menu)
This quick service poolside restaurant serves delicious American fare including sandwiches, burgers, and nachos, as well as a choice of specialty cocktails. I recommend the firecracker shrimp which is served with a spicy sauce as well as the hummus platter that comes with pita chips and carrot sticks.
The ham, turkey, and bacon chef salad is also very good. Among the entrees, I loved the grilled chicken sandwich. My favorite signature cocktail at this Coronado Springs restaurant is Tito’s Mule (vodka and elderflower). The frozen drinks are excellent as well.
Opens: From 10 am to 11 pm
Meal prices: $15 and under per adult
Mexican food lovers should head straight to this spectacular dining spot at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. The fire, sun, and water Mayan motifs create a majestic atmosphere and the live entertainment and delicious Mexican fare make it an evening to remember.
I recommend the empanada de Barbacoa which features beef, cotija cheese, and a spicy sauce. The southwestern tortilla soup is also very good, as is the fiesta salad. Among the entrees, I’ve enjoyed the queso fundido burger and the baja fish tacos on two different occasions. I recommend you round off your meal with a light dessert such as a mango or strawberry sorbet or go all out with the impossible cake, a chocolate cake with tropical mango flavors.
Opens: Upto 3 pm for private events and from 5 pm to 10 pm for dinner on Wednesday through Sunday nights
Meal prices: $15 to $35 per adult (dinner menu)
When the hunger pangs strike and you want a quick bite, head over to this breezy quick service eatery at the Coronado Springs Resort in Disney World. The menu features a selection of smoothies and specialty coffees as well as yogurts, fruits, salads, pastries, gelatos and sorbets.
The blue cheese wedge salad is particularly good, as is the tuna salad wrap. The banana dream and wildberry explosion smoothies are my favorites. Also available are spirited beverages like coffee liquor.
Opens: From 7 am to 12:30 pm
Meal prices: $15 and under per adult (breakfast menu)
This unpretentious lakeside tequila bar at the Coronado Springs Resort is a great place to relax in a tropical ambience. There’s an array of refreshing beverages and signature cocktails on offer to help you unwind after a busy day in the Disney theme parks.
The fried mozzarella wedges with marinara sauce are delicious, and the cotton candy cheesecake is finger-licking good. My favorite cocktails at this Coronado Springs lounge are the Rebounder (rum and guava flavors) and Everything Hurts (rum, nutmeg, and tropical fruit flavors).
Opens: From 5 pm to 11 pm
Meal prices: $15 and under per adult (lounge menu)
El Mercado de Coronado
This light and breezy dining spot at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort offers grab-and-go fare, perfect for when you’re in a rush. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this all-day eatery also has drinks and desserts on offer.
On the breakfast menu are staples like an egg and cheese sandwich and buttermilk pancakes, but also some Disney-inspired foods like Mickey-shaped waffles. The crispy Santa Fe chicken sandwich is my favorite on the lunch menu, but I’ve also enjoyed the vegetarian Beyond Burger on occasion. The pepperoni and cheese flatbread and the Italian sausage and grilled chicken pasta were also good (ordered by others in my group).
Opens: From 7 am to 11 pm
Meal prices: $15 to $35 per adult (breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu)
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Coronado Springs offer continental breakfast?
Yes, Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort offers a continental breakfast. It is served from 6 am to 10 am and can be pre-ordered by hanging the menu card on your door handle the previous night.
Does Coronado Springs have Starbucks?
No, there is no Starbucks at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. However, there’s a Starbucks at Flamingo Crossings Center which is just a few minutes away and will be on your way when you’re headed to the Disney theme parks.
Also, the Coronado Springs Resort offers great coffees and snacks at several restaurants, lounges, and coffee bars. The Barcelona Lounge at the Coronado Springs Resort has a particularly impressive coffee menu. Plus, every room at the Coronary Springs Resort is equipped with a Keurig coffee maker.
There’s something for everyone when it comes to eating at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. I can promise you that even the most discerning food lover will not be disappointed by the sheer variety of cuisines on offer. If you are a foodie and enjoy eating good food during your Disney vacation, the Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disney World is a great place to stay or visit and experience the Disney food magic.