As you embark on your next Walt Disney World resort area vacation, youâ€™re certain to be in for an array of unique delicacies during your stay. If youâ€™re the type of traveler whose vacation wonâ€™t be complete without a juicy burger, allow us to help you plan for the perfect bite. Here are our picks for the best meat, non-meat, and specialty burgers close to Walt Disney World.
You’ll find burger options abound in and around the Walt Disney World parks. Close to the Magic Kingdom, Disneyâ€™s Contemporary Resort restaurant, Steakhouse 71, offers the delicious Stack Burger created with a signature blend of beef and pork belly and served with American cheese, lemon aioli, and house-made pickles. This dish is only available on their lunch menu, so plan ahead if you want to give it a try.
At Fort Wildernessâ€™s Geyser Point Bar & Grill, do not miss the renowned Bison Cheeseburger served with bacon, crispy onion straws, and a unique marionberry sauce. This dish topped a recent ranking of Disney burgers thanks to its amazing taste and in-park word-of-mouth reputation.
For a more elevated experience, head to the Grand Floridian Cafe for the Lobster â€œThermidorâ€ Burger and dive into a dish composed of a seven-ounce patty, lobster Thermidor parmesan sauce, and a pillowy brioche bun. Non-meat eaters in your group can also tuck into some deliciousness at this location by ordering the ImpossibleTM Burger served with caramelized onions and plant-based smoked gouda.
Over at Hollywood Studios, the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant is a burger loverâ€™s heaven. On their menu, youâ€™ll find everything from a Classic American Burger to a Pork on Pork Burger, a Flying Saucer ImpossibleTM Burger, and even a Feature Film specialty burger that is chef-created each day. Plus, the setting is one-of-a-kind. Here, guests dine in booths made out of vintage cars while viewing movie clips on the big screen in a simulated outdoor drive-in environment.
Down the road, at Disney Springs, Raglan Road never disappoints with its Irish-inspired food, drinks, and dancing, but it may not jump to mind as a spot for a decadent burger. The OMG Burger is here to change your mind with a dry-aged prime short rib and brisket burger, Irish bacon, Dubliner Irish cheddar, and Jameson Irish Whiskey BBQ sauce. For little ones, this restaurant also serves up a tasty Little Big Burger complete with sirloin beef and Dubliner cheddar cheese. And steps away in Disney Springs, D-Luxe Burger has just the thing for the traditional burger fan in your group, with uncomplicated entrees like classic cheeseburgers, barbeque burgers, and plant-based burger options.
After a day of chowing down on these delicious dishes, rest up at a comfortable park-adjacent hotel. The Wyndham Orlando Resort & Conference Center/Celebration, and Staybridge Suites Orlando Royale Parc also offer a wonderful environment. If staying close to the dining options on International Drive is a priority, consider lodging at Aloft Orlando International Drive, Comfort Inn International, Element Orlando International Drive, or Best Western International Drive.