When you think of Disney theme parks food you might not immediately get images of fine dining in your mind. Turkey legs, popcorn and Mickey Bars are the quick fix when hunger strikes during your adventures at the Walt Disney World Resort. But there are certain locations where you can get an incredible meal, especially at the Epcot theme park. Thanks to the World Showcase Pavilion you can sample authentic cuisine from around the world. Whether you want to have traditional tacos in Mexico or croissants in France the food the World Showcase Pavilion offers is always fresh and delicious.
If you’re a fan of Japanese food or Japan in general, you will love the Japan Pavilion at Epcot. Not only does it have an amazing gift shop and replicas of a pagoda and torii gates, they have an amazing restaurant called Teppan Edo. If you’ve ever been to a Benihana, you’ll recognize the cooking style at Teppan Edo. Food is cooked right before your eyes on a hot grill at your table. This style, called Teppan-yaki, lets your chef serve you your food fresh. You can choose from traditional appetizers like a sushi sampler or edamame and enjoy shrimp, chicken and steak stir-fry with vegetables and udon noodles.
You will enjoy dining at this beautiful restaurant. It features the simple-yet-elegant décor Japan is famous for. Neutral colors are accented with strong marks of black and red as delicate floral arrangements decorate the wall’s alcoves. If you’re old enough to enjoy alcohol you won’t be disappointed by Teppan Edo’s selection. They have hot and cold sake along with sake cocktails and Japanese beer like Kirin. If you’re traveling with children, Teppan Edo also has a great children’s menu and serves the healthy meals on adorable plates shaped like the Shinkansen, Japan’s famous bullet train.
This popular restaurant fills up quickly, so if you want to make sure you get a seat for your party at Teppan Edo take advantage of the Disney Dining Reservation system. You can either call their phone number to reserve your table or check out the brand new online reservation feature. Enjoy your Disney dining experience and get your sushi fix.