REVIEW: California Cheesesteak, Bavarian Pretzel, and More at Sonoma Terrace for the 2020 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

From Italy to Bavaria to California, it’s a world of flavors at Sonoma Terrace this year for the 2020 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival! There’s cheesesteaks, pretzels, and more to enjoy, so let’s take on the world and dive in!

Sonoma Terrace at Disney California Adventure 2020 Food & Wine Festival

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Menu for Sonoma Terrace at Disney California Adventure 2020 Food & Wine Festival

Food:

  • πŸ†• California Cheesesteak – $11.50
  • πŸ†• Italian Meatball Sandwich – $10.49
  • πŸ†• Bavarian Pretzel with Cheese Sauce – $7.99
  • πŸ†• Triple Chocolate Cake – $7.50

Beverages:

  • πŸ†• Sandy Beach – Green Apple Vodka with flavors of Sea Salt Caramel (Alcoholic)Β – $15.00
  • πŸ†• Catalina Island – Vodka and Passion Fruit with flavors of Raspberry Lemonade and Lime (Alcoholic)Β – $13.00
  • πŸ†• Sparkling Greyhound – Vodka with flavors of Grapefruit, Chamomile and Cardamom (Alcoholic) – $14.00
  • πŸ†• Pineapple Passion – White Rum with flavors of Pineapple and Passion Fruit (Alcoholic) – $14.00
  • πŸ†• Firestone Walker Rosalie Beer RosΓ© – $10.00
  • πŸ†• Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Sofia, Brut RosΓ©, Monterey County – $9.50
  • πŸ†• Chandon Brut, Sparkling Wine, California – $11.00

Photos of Menu Items from Sonoma Terrace at Disney California Adventure 2020 Food & Wine Festival

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*NEW* California Cheesesteak – $11.50

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This was our least favorite dish from Sonoma Terrace. It was close to something you would get from a fair. The meat wasn’t a great quality and was somewhat chewy. The cheese melted on top was good and made the dish a little better, but the bun was dry and we found ourselves eating around it. The peppers added a little bit of a kick, but not too much. This was a “meh” dish. Not something we’d get again.

*NEW* Italian Meatball Sandwich – $10.49

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This was a good sandwich. The bread was okay, not great, but not bad. It was a tad bit dry and chewy.

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The meatball was a good quality, it was moist on the inside. The portion size is excellent and could make a guest very full if they ate this by themselves. We do wish there was a little more sauce on the sandwich, though. The cheese was also good, and distributed well.

*NEW* Bavarian Pretzel with Cheese Sauce – $7.99

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The pretzel was better than a normal Disney pretzel; it had a nice texture and wasn’t too dry. It came out warm and was easy to pull apart. The cheese was disappointing, though, as it came in a pre-packaged plastic cup. A nice beer cheese would have made this a great option.

*NEW* Triple Chocolate Brownie – $7.50

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This was one of our favorite desserts in the entire festival. It was served cold, with bits of strawberry surrounding the dense chocolate cake.

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The cake was moist and had a beautiful rich taste that was not too sweet. The strawberries added some contrast with a fruity freshness to accompany the cake. The frosting was thick and sweet, but paired perfectly with the cake.Β The chocolate-covered strawberry on the top was also a nice touch.

*NEW* Catalina Island – Vodka and Passion Fruit with flavors of Raspberry Lemonade and Lime (Alcoholic)Β – $13.00

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This vodka drink seemed to be missing… vodka? It tasted very sugary and sweet, with not much alcohol. A little syrupy with a blue Kool-Aid taste. Not one of our favorites.

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*NEW* Pineapple Passion – White Rum with flavors of Pineapple and Passion Fruit (Alcoholic) – $14.00

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This was a delicious, refreshing fruity drink. With pineapple and passion fruit, it was a tad bit sweet, but not in a bad way. It was light and had a nice rum aftertaste.

Keep reading WDWNT and Disneyland News Today for our coverage of the 2020 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival!

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