The 30 Best Drinks You Can Have at Disney World
This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure
You may think you’ve sipped and slurped it all before, but there are plenty of under-the-radar options across Walt Disney World worth taking note of. Whether you’re into a boozy high-end slushy, a creative new cocktail, or simply some of the best iced tea in the parks, there’s something memorable for every type of park guest. Explore Disney’s flavored lemonades, festive milkshakes, and a few unexpected surprises, right this way:
Tastes of the World
Skip the Sprite! At Disney Springs' Coca-Cola Store, guests can sample a tray of sixteen sodas from around the globe or even enjoy them as miniature ice cream floats.
Take a cool-down break at Beauty and the Beast-themed Gaston's Tavern, whose fruity foam-topped frozen apple juice is one of the best signature slushes in the Magic Kingdom.
This powerful blend of rum, guava, mint, and coffee is one of the showstoppers at Animal Kingdom's Nomad Lounge, and is so flavorful, it can even be made without alcohol.
The American Dream
Live every day like you're rooting for Team U.S.A. at Epcot's Fife & Drum Tavern, where this frozen strawberry, vanilla, and blue raspberry slushy is Instagram gold.
You can have your cake and eat it too with this sprinkle-rimmed delicacy over at Coronado Springs' Rix Lounge.
This frosty beer offered at Epcot's Kabuki Cafe brings new meaning to the term "a cold one."
It sounds crazy, sure, but this delicious frozen margarita from Epcot's Mexico Pavilion is a long-time crowd favorite—and, of course, goes well with guacamole.
Grand Marnier Orange Slush
The classiest frozen cocktail you can find at Disney World is this option from Epcot's France Pavilion, which offers an equally indulgent Grey Goose Citron version as well.
Safari Amber Lager
Don't miss this custom brew, available exclusively at Walt Disney World, which is only on draft throughout Animal Kingdom park, Animal Kingdom Lodge resort, and Africa Coolpost in Epcot.
When you mix plum wine, white wine, and sake with fresh asian pears and apple plums, you get a Morimoto Asia mixture that matches its flawless tableside presentation.
Not only is Epcot's Morocco Pavilion its most awe-inspiring, but it hosts the best tea in the park. Order it hot for a fresh pick-me-up, or iced for hot summer afternoons.
Smoking White Sangria
All of the cocktails at Todd English's bluezoo are unique, but this concoction truly lives up to its name.
There's plenty to write home about from the over-the-top, dinosaur-packed T-Rex restaurant, but this cotton candy cocktail easily tops the list.
Strawberry Oolong Tea Slush
Perfect for a pick-me-up on a humid summer day, this frozen drink from Joy of Tea at Epcot's China Pavilion is a reliable delight.
Polynesian Village Resort's Trader Sam's Grog Grotto is the perfect place to sip terrific tiki drinks—and, in this case, a literal boatload of rum.
Skip the Starbucks habit for a day and indulge in this green tea freeze from Epcot's Tokyo Dining instead.
Spiked Gelato Shakes
Order a cocktail and milkshake in one at D-Luxe Burger, where the over-the-top concoctions come in surprising combinations, like Vanilla Porter and Smoked Bourbon.
Boba in Magic Kingdom?! Believe it! This frozen fruity favorite is only available at the perfectly themed Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen.
Salted Caramel Manhattan
Whiskey, Sweet Vermouth, salted caramel syrup, and a splash of pineapple juice—there's no need for dessert after one these specialties from Mizner's Lounge at Grand Floridian Resort.
You could have a regular ol' cup of joe to help wake up, but this sweet pick-me-up from Wilderness Lodge's Roaring Fork will do a much better job.
Nothing says vacation like this Polynesian Village Resort must-have, which can be served inside a pineapple at Tambu Lounge for added "not even thinking of checking my e-mail" relaxation vibes.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Milk Shake
This delicious twist on mom's lunchtime staple could only be the brainchild of the retro 50’s Prime Time Cafe at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
One second it's this, the next it's that—at the new AbracadaBar, each of the cocktails share the magic and mystique of its delightfully themed surrounding.
Sugar Cane Mojito
Not only is Dawa Bar one of the best places to chill out with a beverage at Animal Kingdom, but it offers this refreshing take on the classic, with some added natural sweetness.
Chill out with Min and Bill's Dockside Diner's rotating menu of delightful sips at Hollywood Studios, with previous flavors including Cinnamon Sweet Churro, Black Forest, and Caramel Apple.
You can sip Dole Whip topped with rum at Animal Kingdom, but only at Polynesian Village Resort's Oasis Bar & Grill can you enjoy the frozen favorite as a full-fledged cocktail.
All-Natural Strawberry Lemonade
Magic Kingdom has a few flavorful sippers on offer throughout the park, and this all-natural refresher makes Prince Eric's Village Market a must-stop.
If you're going to hang poolside at Waldorf Astoria Orlando, this two-in-one boozy beverage from Aquamarine bar is as essential as a swimsuit.
It's hard to bypass the pub brews at Epcot's Rose & Crown, but this boozy mixture of Peach Schnapps, Crème de Menthe and Melon Liqueur continues to outshine them all.