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Jiko, Boatwright’s, Grand Floridian Cafe, and More Disney Restaurants Join Discounted Magical Dining Month Event

For Orlando’s annual Magical Dining Month, there will several Disney-owned restaurants participating for the first time in 2017. For those unfamiliar with the event…

Celebrate Orlando’s amazing culinary scene during Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month sponsored by American Express. Beginning August 25 during a special preview week, and continuing through October 1, over 100 Orlando area restaurants will offer prix fixe dinners for just $35. Indulge in imaginative appetizers, entrees and desserts sure to leave you spellbound.

One dollar from each meal will benefit Freedom Ride and BASE Camp Children’s Cancer Foundation.

Included in the deals are the following, including some 3rd party restaurants located at Walt Disney World:

Boatwright’s Dining Hall at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside

Choice of Appetizers
Amelia’s Salad
fresh greens, seasonal ingredients, and house vinaigrette

Mardi Gras Fritters
house-made pimiento cheese fritters with pepper jelly

Crawfish Bisque
traditional-style bisque with crawfish tails, a touch of sherry, finished with crème fraîche

Choice of Entrèes
Jackson Square Etouffee
crawfish simmered in rich seafood sauce over rice

Chicken and Dumplings
pan-seared chicken breast, hand-rolled potato dumplings, mixed vegetables, and cream sauce

General Fulton’s Prime Rib
slow-roasted prime rib with our specialty crafted chicory-coffee blend, mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, and horseradish cream

Choice of Desserts
Crème Brûlée

Seasonal Sorbet

Bourbon Street Pecan Pie

Grand Floridian Cafe, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa
Choice of Appetizers
Seasonal Citrus and Cucumber Salad
organic baby lettuce, orange, cucumber, pomegranate, sunflower seeds, and coriander vinaigrette

Caramelized Onion Soup Gratinee
traditional French onion soup

Old South Chicken Wings
crispy-fried and spun with Key lime-datil pepper sauce

Choice of Entrèes
Grilled Pork Chop
10-oz pork chop, boursin cheese-potato croquette, and roasted baby carrots with peppercorn cream sauce and onion jam

Miso-Glazed Salmon
lemon sticky rice, French beans, wasabi peas, and ginger-soy vinaigrette

Pan-Roasted Chicken Breast
buttery mashed potatoes, green beans and mushroom chicken jus

Choice of Desserts
Small Desserts
(Select Two)

Mocha Pot de Crème
coffee-flavored custard and whipped cream

Wild Strawberry Cheesecake

Fresh Berry Tart
layer of almond cake topped with seasonal berries and apricot glaze

Chocolate Timbale
chocolate gateaux with bittersweet chocolate mousse

Il Mulino at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
Choice of Appetizers
Arancini
Italian rice balls over spicy marinara sauce

Insalata Caesar
the classic Il Mulino Caesar salad

Insalata Trattoria
organic greens, seasonal vegetables, truffle vinaigrette

Choice of Entrèes
Salmone
broiled salmon, light garlic, olive oil, wild mushrooms,
broccoli rabe

Pollo Piccata
European cut chicken breast, lemon, white wine

Penne Rigate
penne,Il Mulino original marinara, ricotta cheese

Tortellini Alla Panna
meat tortellini, crisp peas, cream sauce

Choice of Desserts
Torta Al Cioccolato
flour-less chocolate cake, whipped cream, zabaglione

Cheesecake Al Italiana
Italian style cheesecake, whipped cream, zabaglione

Tiramisu
layered espresso and coffee liqueur, infused lady fingers, mascarpone cream

Jiko – The Cooking Place at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Choice of Appetizers
Jiko Salads
Epcot land pavilion greens, stone fruit, pistachio halva, grilled halloumi cheese, apricot ginger dressing

Inguday Tibs in Brik
mushroom, spinach, cheese in crispy Tunisian filo, apples, curry vinaigrette

Choice of Entrèes
Bo Kaap Malay Seafood Curry
calamari, red shrimp, mussels, coconut curry sauce, saffron rice

Botswana-style Seswaa Beef Short Rib
cassava-potato purée, sambal, baby carrots, and mushrooms

West African Koki Corn
mushrooms, poblano-tomatillo purée, roasted red pepper sauce

Choice of Desserts
Malva Pudding
melktart ice cream, kataifi, kanu tuile, Cabernet gelée

Safari Sunset
carrot cake, cornbread calamansi, and lemon cremeux, Kenyan coffee streusel, citrus gel, valrhona dulcey mousse, candied carrots

Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs
Choice of Appetizers
Black Cod Nanbanzuke
lightly tempura fried black cod marinated with vegetables

Shrimp Yum Woon Sen
poached Key West shrimp, bean thread noodle salad, soy-lime dressing

Beef Bulgogi Tacos
thin sliced beef short ribs, house kim-chi, spicy gochujang sauce

Crunchy Spicy Tuna Roll (add $5)
hand chopped big eye tuna, scallion, spicy mayo, sesame, tempura flakes

Choice of Entrèes
Red Miso Glazed Faroe Island Salmon
wok sautéed baby bok choy, Shaoxing gastrique

Morimoto Asia Ebi Chili (Shrimp with Chili Sauce)
stir fried shrimp, vegetable fried rice, slow cooked farm egg

A-5 Wagyu Beef Burger Steak
Szechuan chili sauce, tofu, asparagus

Half Rack Morimoto Spare Ribs (6pc) (add $9)
pork ribs, cilantro, hoisin sweet chili glaze

Choice of Desserts
Green Tea Panna Cotta

Mango Coconut Soup
with fresh local berries

Asian Pear Chocolate Mousse

Olivia’s Cafe at Disney’s Old Key West Resort
Choice of Appetizers
Crab Cake
pan-fried and served with avocado purée, house-made roasted pepper rémoulade sauce, and chayote salad

Conch Fritters
with Key lime-mustard and rémoulade

Tomato-Mozzarella Salad
cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and fresh oranges with mixed greens, ciabatta crostini, and balsamic glaze

Choice of Entrèes
Seven Mile Sea Scallops
pan-seared scallops over polenta foam topped with an edamame succotash and tomato vinaigrette

Plantation Key Pork Chop
brined bone-in pork chop glazed with an apple-white balsamic gastrique served with roasted sweet potatoes, apples, onions, Brussels sprouts, and tossed in a bacon vinaigrette

Southernmost Buttermilk Chicken
mashed potatoes, southern gravy, and seasonal vegetable

Choice of Desserts
Key Lime Tart
baked daily and served with mango and raspberry sauce

Banana Bread Pudding Sundae
house-made daily and served warm with bananas foster sauce and vanilla bean ice cream

Paddlefish at Disney Springs
Choice of Appetizers
Fried Green Tomatoes
elote, pickled watermelon, queso fresco, remoulade

Green Salad
romaine hearts, cucumber, grape tomato, red onion, yuzu

New England Clam Chowder
bacon, potatoes, cream

Conch Chowder
Bahamian conch, spiced tomato broth

Wheat Berry Salad
farmer’s market vegetables, arugula, lemon vinaigrette

Choice of Entrèes
Fish & Chips
beer battered flounder, sweet potato fries, tartar sauce

Shrimp & Grits
cheddar grits, spicy black pepper butter sauce

Half Chicken
Carolina mop sauce, edamame bacon succotash, pickled watermelon

Pork Chop & Applesauce
house-made applesauce, green beans

Catch of the Day
select one of our chef’s preparations

Bearnaise – béarnaise sauce, whipped potato
Beurre Blanc – white wine-caper butter sauce, whipped potato
Floribbean – Jerk spices, papaya-mango salsa, red skin potato

Choice of Desserts
Carrot Cake
cream cheese mousse

Key Lime Pie
graham cracker, meringue

Strawberry Shortcake
farmer’s market berries, whipped cream

Ravello at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando
Choice of Appetizers
Insalata Mista
trevisana, arugula, lola rossa, moscato vinaigrette

Polpettine
meatballs, mortadella, prosciutto, pomodoro sauce, mascarpone, grilled pan pugliese

Gelato Di Parmigiano
radish, artisan lettuce, cucumber, tomato vinaigrette Parmigiano cheese gelato, taralli crumble

House Made Charcuterie and Cheese Board

Choice of Entrèes
House Made Bucatini Amatriciana
guanciale, onion, pomodoro sauce

Chicken Putanessca with Polenta
taggiasca olive, capers

Pesce Spada
swordfish, sale speziato, salmoriglio, roasted potatoes, spinach, pomodorini, laggiasca olives

Choice of Desserts
Affogato
vanilla housemade gelato, café Umbrian espresso

Sicillian Cannolis
pistachio, candied orange

STK at Disney Springs
Choice of Appetizers
Little Gem Lettuce Caesar Salad

Key West Pink Shrimp Ceviche
with sweet potato, choclo and aji amarillo

Shaved Brussels
with dried cranberries, pickled onions and red wine dressing

Choice of Entrèes
Petite Filet Mignon
with olive oil crushed potatoes and smoked tomato sauce

Sea Scallops
with carrot butterscotch, pistachio gremolata and brown butter

Pappardelle Pasta with Duck Confit
wild mushrooms and Marsala wine

Choice of Desserts
Warm Chocolate Chip Cookie
with caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream

Salted Caramel Budino
with vanilla chantilly and white chocolate crunch

Orange Dream Cheesecake
with brûléed oranges and whipped cream

The Turf Club at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort
Choice of Appetizers
The Turf Club Grilled Romaine Salad
lightly grilled hearts of romaine, roasted tomatoes, balsamic vinegar glaze, Caesar dressing, and croutons

Classical French Onion Soup
beef broth, julienne onions, Melted Swiss, and Gruyère cheeses with croutons

Choice of Entrèes
Pan Seared Corvina
lemon risotto and garlic-basil cream reduction topped with a fresh tomato relish

Grilled New York Strip Steak
hand-cut rosemary Parmesan fries and béarnaise sauce

Rigatoni Fiesolana with Shrimp
rigatoni pasta, shrimp, creamy tomato sauce with sausage, Portobello mushrooms, Parmesan, and fresh basil

Choice of Desserts
Chocolate-Espresso Torte
with raspberry sauce and vanilla-port wine ice cream

Madagascar Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee
fresh fruit and butter breton crisp

The Wave at Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Choice of Appetizers
Harvest Salad
seasonal accoutrements with local greens in a house-made vinaigrette

Seasonal Soup
with chef’s accompaniment

Prince Edward Island Mussels
Chardonnay broth, fine herbs, garlic butter, grilled focaccia

Choice of Entrèes
Cioppino
sustainable fish, scallop, shrimp, mussels, spiced tomato-clam broth

Roasted Joyce Farms Chicken Breast
with “Mexican street corn” and salsa verde

Dashi Noodle Bowl
sweet chili bean curd, stir-fried vegetables, udon noodles, dashi broth

Choice of Desserts
Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

Seasonal Sorbets

Todd English’s bluezoo at the Walt Disney World Dolphin
Choice of Appetizers
Caesar Salad
baby romaine, buttered croutons, shaved Reggiano, lemon garlic foam

bluezoo’s New England Style Clam Chowder
light and brothy with salt cured bacon, house-made oyster crackers

Choice of Entrèes
Simply Fish
marble potatoes, piquillo relish, hearts of palm puree, pea tendrils

Steak Frites
hanger steak, truffle puree, salsa verde, shake and bake fries

Chicken Francese
black rice, charred corn, corn silk, caper emulsion, frisee mache

Choice of Desserts
Warm Chocolate Banana Molten Cake
chocolate cream pudding, chocolate sauce, caramelized banana, banana ice cream

Seasonal Sorbet
a trio of refreshing sorbets inspired by the season

For more information on these offers and more as part of this event, visit the official website for Orlando’s Magical Dining Month.

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About the author

Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.

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