Manhattan Cocktail

About Disneyland Eats

Disneyland Eats is an experiment: can we sample and rate every unique dish at the Disneyland Resort?

When it comes to food, Disneyland offers an incredible bounty of choice, from the obvious (cheeseburgers, chicken nuggets) to the delightful (smothered potato chips, Manhattans). There are some real gems … and some real stinkers. So we thought we’d canvass all the options, and share our thoughts.

Hopefully, we can steer you toward something awesome. (Or, failing that, keep you away from things that are not-awesome.)

Our rules are simple: if it’s an original dish served by a Disney establishment, we’ll try it. Stuff you can get elsewhere (Minute Maid OJ, that bag of Lay’s potato chips) aren’t on the list, and neither is anything from Downtown Disney chains like Rainforest Cafe or Earl of Sandwich.

So: Carnation Cafe = yes. Wetzel’s Pretzels = no.

(And hey, no offense to the fine people at Wetzel’s; your pretzel bits are addictive!)

Oh, and about us: we’re just regular people. We have Annual Passes. We don’t work for (and are not affiliated with) Disney, and we’re spending our own money on this. We moved to LA in mid-2015, and this felt like something new and fun to do. (Also: great cocktail-party icebreaker.) So here we are.

If you want to reach us, we’re on Twitter (@disneylandeats) and Instagram (disneylandeats_com).

Bon appetit!