Changes come in the form of the aforementioned price increases, albeit despite the usual $0.25 to $1.00 increases we typically see across the board from quarter to quarter, we’re looking at much heftier price increases, ranging from $2 increases for meals to $4 increases for alcoholic beverages.
There are price increases across various menus at restaurants throughout property, but here are some of the stand-out changes. At Tortuga Tavern, for example, the Turkey Leg with Chips meal is up from $12.49 to $14.49 (however, it now includes a side.) Similarly, the All-Beef Hot Dog with Chips is now $10.49, up from $9.49. Another interesting change here is the removal of both the Tostones and Ropa Vieja, which means we may be looking at more pared-down menus upon the parks reopening. (Unfortunately, that also means the loss of some individual flare for many restaurants––I know a lot of people who go to Tortuga Tavern just for Ropa Vieja.)
At other restaurants across property, like at The Hollywood Brown Derby in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, cocktails like the Old Fashioned are up from $14.00 to $17.00, with the Pomegranate Whiskey Sour up from $12.50 to $14.00 and the Grapefruit Cake Martini also up from $12.25 to $14.00. Speaking of martinis, the rest of the martinis on the menu have seemingly been removed, along with the margaritas. Brown Derby is known for its fabulous, expansive cocktail menu, but it seems hard times have hit Hollywood Boulevard.
Resort restaurants have also been hit with price increases. A staff favorite at WDWNT, the Ale & Compass Lounge at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort has seen an increase in price for everyone’s beloved Parker House Rolls and Spreads from $12.00 to $13.00. Even the Applewood-smoked Bacon and Vermont Cheddar Burger is up from $13.00 to $19.00. Likewise, cocktails are also up in price, with the Galleon Gimlet and The Big Apple both up from $11.25 to $14.00. While lounges are typically a lower-cost option for guests looking for a more casual meal, with these price increases, it’s practically around the same price point of a full-service restaurant at this point.