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REVIEW: Royal Street Veranda Summer-y Blueberry Fritters, Impossible Royal Wrap, and Street Steak Salad from Disneyland

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We moseyed down to Royal Street Veranda to try the new blueberry fritters and sample a couple of interesting items from the menu. We weren’t exactly impressed with what we got.

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Street Steak Salad – $11.49

Chilled Steak on Mixed Greens, Cherry Tomatoes, Blue Cheese, Candied Pecans and Fried Onions with a Horseradish Dressing

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To start off, we tried the Street Steak Salad. Let’s just say, it wasn’t worth the $11.49 we paid for it. The lettuce was a tad wilted, the giant cherry tomatoes couldn’t be mixed in and the beef was flavorless.

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The roast beef was in fact too tough to cut into bite-sized chunks with nothing but a plastic fork and knife. Also the dressing was a bit much for such a flavorless dish to begin with. All we could taste was horseradish. The only good addition to the salad was the crunchy candied pecans.

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Overall, this would have been better as a sandwich.

Hoppin’ John Impossible Royal Wrap – $11.49

Seasoned Plant-based Meat with Rice, Black-eyed Peas, Dairy-free Cheddar, Lettuce and Cajun Dressing in a Spinach Tortilla

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The impossible wrap wasn’t terrible, especially considering the lack of vegan options around the park. It packed a lot of flavor in a visually-basic dish that it actually surprised us. In fact, if it hadn’t specifically mentioned impossible plant-based meat, we probably would have never known.

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The spinach wrap was huge so it took us awhile to get to the (not) meat of the wrap. The flavor itself was very similar to store-bought taco seasoning. It’s a bit on the hotter side but not exactly something to write home about.

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Still, a great option for vegan guests trying to survive at Disneyland.

Blueberry Fritters – $5.99

With Blue Sugar and served with Lemon Curd Dipping Sauce

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This was the highlight of the meal for us. The blueberry fritters were delicious. We have a history of getting fritters heavy on the grease at Royal Street Veranda so we were pleasantly surprised by the fritter’s cakey texture.

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The lemon curd dipping sauce was an excellent pairing with this heavy dessert. The sharpness of the lemon helped cut the sweetness of the blueberry. All in all, a great dessert option for this summer.

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Read our review on another southern-inspired snack stand, Harbour Galley, which has some disappointing new items. Or look into the grand re-opening of Blue Bayou Restaurant just a gator crawl away from Royal Street Veranda!

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