45 Best Foods at Disneyland — From Dole Whips to Lobster Nachos

Looking for the best food at Disneyland? We've rounded up 45 of the most iconic Disneyland snacks and meals so you can eat your way through the theme parks.

Mickey Waffle, Disneyland

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If you think theme park grub is all ice cream, popcorn, and hamburgers, think again. The best food at Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park includes Mickey-shaped treats, Star Wars-inspired meals, and even some of Walt's favorite eats. From iconic Disneyland snacks like the Dole Whip to tasty bites in Avengers Campus, we've rounded up 45 of the best Disneyland foods to try on your next trip to the "Happiest Place on Earth." And with options for every taste, you may be hard-pressed to find time to get back on a ride between stops.

Our advice? Leave the snacks at home, arrive early, and come hungry because eating your way through the best food at Disneyland is an attraction on its own.

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Bengal Barbecue Skewers, Disneyland

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As one of the quickest and healthiest snacks in the park, Bengal Barbecue's beef, chicken, and bacon-wrapped asparagus skewers are a reliable bite.

Monte Cristo Sandwich, Disneyland

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Monte Cristo

It's so much more than a fried sandwich. The turkey, ham, and swiss-stuffed sustenance found at restaurants throughout New Orleans Square is a Disneyland institution.

Lobster Nachos, Lamplight Lounge, Disneyland

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Lobster Nachos

If you spend the day at Disney California Adventure and somehow don't make it to Lamplight Lounge for this heap of deliciousness, you've missed out.

Mickey Beignets, Disneyland

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Mickey Mouse Beignets

Sugar-dusted, deep-fried, and sweet as could be — who wouldn't want a bite of Mickey? Find them at Mint Julep Bar.

Turkey Leg, Disneyland

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Turkey Leg

Larger-than-life turkey legs aren't just good for the 'gram, they're a delicious, meaty indulgence from Edelweiss Snacks best split with a friend.


Believe it or not, Disneyland has fantastic Mexican and Tex-Mex food, like this on-the-go option from Edelweiss Snacks.

Lobster roll, Disneyland

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Lobster Roll

It's easy to breeze past Harbour Galley on your way to Splash Mountain, but this seafaring outpost serves up hefty sandwiches worth stopping for.

Beef Stew

When winter sets in — well, California winter, that is — warm up with a bowl of this French Market Restaurant specialty.

Matterhorn Macaroon, Disneyland

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Matterhorn Macaroon

There are many beloved Disneyland attractions, but at Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe, only one gets the dessert treatment.

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Fried Chick, Plaza Inn, Disneyland

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Fried Chicken

If you're dining at Plaza Inn, don't skip this crispy, crunchy crowd favorite, which is the best you'll find at Disneyland.

Mickey-shaped pancake at the Red Rose Tavern, Disneyland

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Mickey Mouse Pancake

This Red Rose Taverne breakfast treat is an adorable way to start any Disney day.

Enchilada Plater at Rancho del Zocalo, Disneyland

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Enchilada Platter

Skip the standard theme park hot dog and instead opt for Rancho del Zocalo's famed cheese enchiladas.

Mac and cheese hot dog, Disneyland

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Mac and Cheese Dog

Deciding what to eat for lunch is never an issue with this bacon-topped dual delicacy from Refreshment Corner.

Cheese-Filled Pretzels

Soft pretzels filled with cream cheese or japaleño cheese, served at Refreshment Corner and Bayside Brews, are always a better choice than the plain ones.

Mickey Waffle, Disneyland

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Mickey Waffle

Grab the famous mouse-shaped breakfast at one of Disneyland's hotels, or at Carnation Cafe inside Disneyland Park.

BBQ Tofu

Disneyland is surprisingly chock full of vegan eats, like this spicy, seasoned platter from River Belle Terrace.

Gumbo, New Orleans Cafe, Disneyland

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It's not a trip to N'awlins without some gumbo, and the same is true at Disneyland. Pick up a cup at eateries throughout New Orleans Square.

Fried Pickles, Carnation Cafe, Disneyland

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Fried Pickles

Panko-crusted, deep-fried, and served with a house sauce for dipping, this under-the-radar treat from Carnation Cafe is a salty, tangy must.

Dole Whip, Disneyland

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Dole Whip

Adventureland has some incredible rides, but its undisputed highlight is this classic pineapple soft-serve, served just beyond its entrance.

Loaded baked potato, Troubadour Tavern, Disneyland

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Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Troubadour Tavern loads their spuds with cheese, bacon, and scallions — or chicken curry — providing more than enough of a hearty meal while running from ride to ride.

Cozy Cone, Disneyland

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Savory Cones

Grab a bread cone filled with cheesy chili or mac and cheese at California Adventure for an only-in-Cars-Land delight.

Hand-dipped Ice Cream Bars

Mickey ice cream bars are tough to outshine, but the flavor lineup at Clarabelle's Hand Scooped Ice Cream may just rival them.

Bread bowl, Pacific Wharf Cafe, Disneyland

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Stuffed Sourdough Bowls

If you're looking for an easy lunch between Lightning Lanes, swing by Pacific Wharf Cafe to grab one filled with delicious mac and cheese or clam chowder.


At Naples Ristorante e Bar in Downtown Disney, the family-sized pizza by the half meter is not only massive, but divine.

Chocolate Mousse Brownie

There are almost too many sweets to choose from at Jolly Holiday, but when this massive chocolate brownie is on the menu, the decision is quite easy.

Churros, Disneyland

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It's not a trip to Disneyland without indulging in one of these cinnamon-sugar delights, available throughout both parks.

Mickey Sourdough

It's edible, delicious, and in the likeness of Mickey. Who needs a souvenir when Pacific Wharf Cafe is cooking these up?


Catal in Downtown Disney has mastered the art of paella, offering a traditional take, as well as a vegetarian option.

Cozy Cone Flavored Popcorn, Disneyland

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Flavored Popcorn

Dill pickle, sriracha, garlic parmesan — you're in for a flavor explosion with whichever taste is being served up at Cozy Cone Motel.

Double Chocolate Bread Pudding

If you're pulling out all the stops come dessert time, be sure to plan ahead. This indulgent specialty from Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen in Downtown Disney takes 25 minutes to bake.

Cheddar Cheese Stick

Disneyland corn dogs are some of the best you'll have, but Corn Dog Castle's cheese-filled version kicks the whole game up a notch.

Gueso Birria Street Tacos, Cocina Cucamonga, Disneyland

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Quesa Birria Tacos

These quesa birria tacos from Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill are an upgraded take on your usual theme park lunch.

Candy Apples

The ever-rotating designs of these delicate creations sold at both parks are so impressive, you may not want to eat them...but you will.

Parmesan Toasted Patty Melt

With the best parts of a sandwich and a burger combined, Carnation Cafe serves up one heck of a delight.

Ronto Wrap at Ronto Roasters, Disneyland

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Ronto Wrap

Intergalactic travelers love the Ronto Wrap (and the plant-based Ronto-less Garden Wrap) from Ronto Roasters at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.

It's Chile-lime Mango!

This mango soft serve with Chamoy, chili-lime seasoning, and mango is just what you want on a hot California day.

Alien Pizza Planet, Green Alien Holiday macaron

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Alien Macaron

Find this absolutely adorable treat inspired by Toy Story at Alien Pizza Planet (and don't forget to take a photo before you dig in).

Felucian Kefta and Hummus Garden Spread, Docking Bay 7, Disneyland

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Felucian Kefta and Hummus Garden Spread

With Impossible meatballs, herby hummus, and a tomato and cucumber relish, this plant-based entree from Docking Bay 7 is fresh and delicious.

Choco Smash Candy Bar, Pyms Test Kitchen, Disneyland

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Choco-Smash Candy Bar

With layers of brownie, nougat, caramel, peanuts, and chocolate, this dessert from Pym Test Kitchen is one of the best at Disneyland.

Jack Jack Cookie Num Nums, Pixar Pier, Disneyland

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Jack-Jack Cookie Num Nums

Because really, what's better than a warm chocolate chip cookie? This snack stand also serves milk to enjoy with your sweet treat.

Raspberry Rose Mickey Macaron

Available at Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe, this pretty macaron is practically begging to be Instagrammed in front of the castle.

Blue Milk, Galaxy's Edge, Disneyland

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Blue and Green Milk

Star Wars fans simply have to try the famous blue or green milk. It's plant-based and served frozen for a refreshing afternoon pick-me-up.

Kat Sakas Kettle, Outpost Mix, Disneyland

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Outpost Mix

Pick up a bag of tasty flavored popcorn from Kat Saka's Kettle in Galaxy's Edge for a light bite while you explore the Star Wars-themed land.

Not So Little Chicken Sandwich, Pym Test Kitchen, Disneyland

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Not-so-little Chicken Sandwich

Pym Test Kitchen has several themed eats to choose from, including this flavorful fried chicken sandwich served with crispy potato bites.

New York's Tastiest at Shawarma Palace

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New York's Tastiest

This chicken shawarma wrap with garlic spread and pickled veggies from Shawarma Palace is the perfect fuel for your Avengers Campus adventures.

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