Find out why Flying Fish Cafe should be at the top of your list of restaurants to visit at Disney World and see which dessert is one of the best at Disney!
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Flying Fish Cafe at Disney World’s Boardwalk
Flying Fish Cafe is an upscale restaurant located near the Boardwalk Resort at Disney World
next door to the old Kat Cora’s restaurant Kouzinna. (Kouzinna is no longer there which is a shame, it was quite good.)
Flying Fish is one of the more expensive places to dine at Disney World. Our bill for the five of us, including tip was about $170. I actually thought it would be over $200, so it wasn’t as expensive as I thought it would be.
It was a great place to take the kids. Although you will be dining there for a while, it’s not nearly as long as California Grill or Jiko. The kid meal prices ranged from $7 – $12, which is not bad at all.
Flying Fish Cafe Dress Code
There is a slight dress code. I recommend collared shirts for boys and a sundress for girls.
The minimum dress code requirements:
Men must wear khakis, slacks or dress shorts and collared shirts. Jeans may be worn if in good condition. Sport coats are optional.
Women must wear Capri pants, skirts, dresses or dress shorts. Jeans may be worn if in good condition.
Not permitted are tank tops, flip-flops, swimsuits, swimsuit cover-ups, hats for gentlemen, cut-offs, torn clothing and t-shirts with offensive language and/or graphics.
Inside Flying Fish
The inside of the restaurant is small, but it is really neat and different. There are flying fish hanging from the ceiling. A large bar wraps around the open kitchen. At the bar, you can participate in the Chef’s Tasting Wine Dinner, a 5-course prix-fixe menu with wine and you can interact with the culinary team.
Pineapple Upside Down Cake Martini
This is the best drink I’ve ever had at Disney World! And at this point, I have had my fair share of Disney cocktails!
Pineapple Upside Down Cake Martini Recipe
1 oz vanilla vodka
2 oz pineapple juice
1 dash grenadine syrup
Shake pineapple juice and vanilla vodka with ice in a tumbler. Pour into a martini cocktail glass with a dash of grenadine at the bottom, and serve.
Crispy Sesame and Togarashi-scented Calamari
Spiced Green Papaya, Wakame, and Vegetable Slaw with an Asian-inspired Dipping Sauce
Flying Fish Cafe Kid’s Meals
Bowl of Mickey Pasta
Tomato Sauce and Parmesan with Creamy Alfredo or Creamy Cheddar Sauce
Baked Florida Coast Fish “Sticks”
Roasted Red Potatoes and vegetables
Flying Fish Cafe Entrees
Char-crusted Angus New York Strip Steak
Fingerling Potatoes, Haricot Vert, and Winter Crop Root Vegetables with Classic Sauce Foyot
This was huge, my husband and I could have split this. I think next time we eat here we will split something and save $40. I did take the leftovers back to our hotel. This particular time we were staying off Disney property at Summer Bay Resort, so we had a full kitchen.
Rainforest Pepperberry-grilled Kurobuta Pork Tenderloin
Leek, Fontina, Truffle-laced Trofie Macaroni & Cheese
Grilled Asparagus with Kiln-dried and fresh Black Mission Fig, Port Wine, Balsamico, Bermuda Onion, and Trumpet Mushroom Compote
Flying Fish Cafe Desserts
The highlight of our dining experience here was dessert. I had read about Mickey’s Chocolate Puzzle dessert and all the reviews were spot on. Mickey’s Puzzle dessert is an awesome dessert for kids. It’s made of white chocolate pieces that your kids put together to make a picture of Mickey. Then they can paint the chocolate picture with sugar paints. It also comes with a cupcake.
Mickey’s Chocolate Puzzle Dessert
White Chocolate Puzzle, Sugar “Paints”, and Creamy-topped Chocolate Cupcake
What I had not expected was how fabulous all the other desserts were. My daughter got Sorcerer Mickey’s Milk Chocolate Cauldron, which she loved!
Sorcerer Mickey’s Milk Chocolate Cauldron
Fun “Skewer” of Fudge Brownie, Marshmallow, Strawberry, and Angel Food Cake
Caramel-Chocolate-Brioche Bread Pudding
Vanilla-Praline Gelato, Spicy Pecan Brittle, and a Cinnamon Anglaise Sauce
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