PHOTOS: First Look at “La Gelateria” Stand Coming to the Italy Pavilion at EPCOT

It’s almost time to mangiare on some delicious gelato at the Italy Pavilion in EPCOT! A new quick service dining location named La Gelateria is destined for the pavilion, led by the Patina Restaurant Group. While riding along the Disney Skyliner today, we caught a first look at the built-out exterior of the stand being wheeled into the backstage of the park.


La Gelateria will be comprised of two units, painted in burnt terracotta orange-brown to match the general aesthetic of the rest of the pavilion.


One side of the facade is covered in stone, while the other unit features a Spanish-style roof with clay tiles along the top and above the ordering window. A third truck ahead seems to be hauling additional stone walls.


Recently, aerial photographer bioreconstruct shared an overhead look at what’s going on behind the construction walls in the Italy Pavilion:

Photo Credit: bioreconstruct on Twitter

La Gelateria will be located on The American Adventure side of the Italy Pavilion, with these units installed along the strip of land where the concrete has been removed.

Keep checking WDWNT for more information about this upcoming quick service location, including a menu and opening announcement coming soon.

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