Refreshment Outpost – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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Refreshment Outpost is a year-round kiosk location at Epcot. For the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, it hosts some specialty food items and a specialty frozen beverage in addition to its usual lineup of a hot dog, ice cream, and assorted beverages. The 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival takes place August 29 – November 23, 2019.

Menu for Refreshment Outpost at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Food:

  • Nigerian Meat Pie – $5.49
  • No Worries Panna Cotta: Raspberry, Papaya, and Mango Panna Cotta with a Cookie Crumble Base topped with a Lion King White Chocolate – $4.49

Beverages:

Refreshment Outpost Offerings at the 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Photos of Menu Items for Refreshment Outpost at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Nigerian Meat Pie – $5.49

Nigerian Meat Pie, $5.49
Nigerian Meat Pie, $5.49

The meat pie was very flaky and served hot, thankfully. The exterior texture is much like an empanada, made with pastry dough. The flavors here are strong, but not spicy at all. I think I even tasted some cinnamon and turmeric in there. Even then, the flavors are balanced and not overwhelming. The filling, if you’re curious, is comprised of ground beef, minced onions, and even apricot paste. (But trust me, it works. Think of like, a mango chutney…) Overall, we really enjoyed it. I’d say it’s a winner, but I doubt kids would like it due to some of the newer, out-there flavors. It’s still a very solid snack or light lunch option, and a unique one at that.

No Worries Panna Cotta: Raspberry, Papaya, and Mango Panna Cotta with a Cookie Crumble Base topped with a Lion King White Chocolate – $4.49

No Worries Panna Cotta: Raspberry, Papaya, and Mango Panna Cotta with a Cookie Crumble Base topped with a Lion King White Chocolate, $4.49
No Worries Panna Cotta: Raspberry, Papaya, and Mango Panna Cotta with a Cookie Crumble Base topped with a Lion King White Chocolate, $4.49
No Worries Panna Cotta: Raspberry, Papaya, and Mango Panna Cotta with a Cookie Crumble Base topped with a Lion King White Chocolate, $4.49

This dessert looks nicer than it has any right to, with a Lion King chocolate topper and pretty hues of pink and yellow. That being said, raspberry and mango are the strongest flavors in this dessert. It’s pretty sweet, but not overly so, with a very smooth taste. The texture here is very similar to pudding, with cookie crumbles on the bottom to break up the monotony. We’d definitely get this dessert again as it’s surprisingly good. While the portion size is akin to that of a festival dessert (i.e. somewhat small), the prices aren’t bad for how much flavor you’re getting. We’d say both these new items are winners.

Savannah Smoothie: Coconut Milk, Agave, and Amarula Cream Liqueur – $11.25

Savannah Smoothie: Coconut Milk, Agave, and Amarula Cream Liqueur, $11.25

We believe this drink is the best thing at this booth right now, even though the price is incredibly high. The smoothie has a texture of a frappuccino and it’s very creamy with a hint of coconut and cinnamon flavor. We had a hard time finding the alcohol in this one, though with it being a liquor we aren’t surprised. Our only issue is the size of this drink; it’s very small for a whopping $11.25, though we can’t find it in ourselves to tell you to pass this drink up. It’s very good. There’s also a kid friendly version (non-alcoholic) that can be purchased for $5.69.

Location of Refreshment Outpost at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Refreshment Outpost is located on the World Showcase promenade, just over the drawbridge from China. It is #17 on the map below.

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Jason has been a lifelong fan of the Disney parks since his first visit at age 2. His biennial pilgrimages during his childhood accelerated into semi-annual visits by the year 2000, when he also Joined the Disney Vacation Club. Luckily, Jason’s bride-to-be was also a Disney fan, which allowed his infatuation with the Disney parks to continue, and ultimately culminated in their wedding at Disney's Wedding Pavilion in September 2003. Early in 2007, Jason began his involvement with the planning for what became Celebration 25, the unofficial fan gathering to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Epcot®. Soon thereafter, Jason met Tom Corless at a pin trading meet in New Jersey, and became part of the WDW News Today podcast starting with Episode 17. Jason has been involved with the WDWNT Network ever since, and can't seem to escape no matter how hard he tries.
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