The Plaza Restaurant is taken into account a hidden gem by many visiting Walt Disney World. It might not be the most important restaurant within the Magic Kingdom, however The Plaza Restaurant is stuffed with appeal and you’ll’t beat its location on the finish of Major Road, U.S.A. Right now, The Plaza Restaurant began its limited-time breakfast service (now by March 2nd), which begins at 7:45 AM and runs by 10:30 AM, so we made our option to Magic Kingdom to take a look at what they needed to supply!
The lunch and dinner menu at The Plaza Restaurant is made up of American classics like a House-style Meatloaf, a Fried Inexperienced Tomato Sandwich, a Grilled Rueben, and a Cheesesteak Sandwich, and the breakfast menu makes use of the identical technique – American delicacies made effectively.
The dish that’s being pushed essentially the most by restaurant workers is the Lobster-Fried Inexperienced Tomato Eggs Benedict. The Nation Ham Eggs Benedict can also be one of many extra fascinating menu objects on paper. Mickey Waffles are a typical all throughout Walt Disney World property, however right here they’re taken to the subsequent stage with sprinkles and a particular garnish. Diner classics just like the All-American Traditional Breakfast Platter, Steak and Eggs, and Create-Your-Personal Omelet spherical out the menu. Youngsters have a alternative of the Child’s Breakfast Platter, Mickey Waffles, and Cereal. Sides embody Biscuit and Gravy, Grits, Oatmeal, and Recent Fruit.
No breakfast is full with out the right beverage, and fortuitously there’s a combined choice for each style. The specialty cocktails within the morning embody a Peach Bellini, Plaza’s Mimosa, and White Sangria. A Berry Blast Smoothie, Raspberry-Vanilla-Peach Smoothie, and Chilly Brew Joffrey’s Espresso are included below the specialty non-alcoholic drinks, and you can even have espresso, scorching tea, assorted fountain drinks, or wine and beer from their lunch and dinner menu.
Plaza’s Mimosa – $11
Plaza’s Mimosa is the signature cocktail of The Plaza Restaurant breakfast expertise, which is sensible contemplating it makes use of the identify of the restaurant in its title and it’ll simply turn out to be a favourite for these eating right here. The juice base for Plaza’s Mimosa is Guava-Ardour, Orange, and Pineapple Juice, higher often called POG Juice, and it’s combined with glowing wine. Mimosas are usually very candy and this one was no totally different. Sadly for me, I don’t typically take care of candy drinks, so this didn’t hit the spot for my palate, nevertheless it was a really well-made drink. There wasn’t an imbalance in any respect between the juice and glowing wine, and the sweetness did complement among the extra savory choices on the menu. Primarily, if you’re a fan of mimosas then this one is price making an attempt regardless of the excessive price ticket connected together with it.
Mickey Waffles – $14
The Mickey Waffles at The Plaza Restaurant aren’t your common, peculiar Mickey Waffles by a protracted shot. The dish incorporates Three Mickey Waffles topped with Powdered Sugar and Mickey Sprinkles on a variety of tasty Banana Pastry served with Bacon, Sausage, and a facet of Fruit. I didn’t pattern this dish myself, however the two at my desk who did had nothing, however constructive issues to say about it. Their spotlight was the “Banana Pastry” that garnished the plate and was extra like Banana Pudding. Due to its inclusion within the dish, syrup was not needed, however nonetheless served on the facet for individuals who wish to take the sweetness to the subsequent stage. I used to be impressed with the fruit dish that included all berries as an alternative of your typical fruit cup that has repulsive melon and honeydew. Two items of sausage hyperlinks and two items of bacon rounded out the plate and when you’ve had bacon or sausage at some other Walt Disney World restaurant then you already know what to anticipate.
Steak and Eggs – $18
The Steak and Eggs appeared like a enjoyable take a look at of high quality for The Plaza Restaurant breakfast. Steak and Eggs is a staple of many breakfast menus, particularly diner menus, however I used to be significantly focused on seeing what the standard of the meat was. The plate consisted of a 10-oz.Strip Steak with Two Scrambled Eggs served with Breakfast Potatoes and Buttermilk Biscuit. It didn’t win any awards for appearances, however the steak was surprisingly first rate. It jogged my memory a number of the Strip that was on the Be Our Visitor dinner menu earlier than they kicked it to the curb for Filet. I ordered the steak medium-rare and it was cooked appropriately with the seasoning including a pleasant crust and saltiness. The steak did have a good quantity of fats to it, however not as a lot as you’d anticipate from a Strip. The eggs and potatoes have been very commonplace, barely bland, and nothing to write down residence about, however just about what you anticipate from a Walt Disney World breakfast. Don’t be afraid so as to add ketchup or scorching sauce to them. The biscuit was mild, however dense (I do know that is senseless) and had the correct quantity of buttery taste.
Lobster-Fried Inexperienced Tomato Eggs Benedict – $18
From the second we checked in at The Plaza Restaurant for breakfast, we have been instructed concerning the Lobster-Fried Inexperienced Tomato Eggs Benedict, which appears to be the signature dish they’re pushing for breakfast and so they have each proper to be doing so. The dish is Two-poached Eggs with Lobster served on prime of a Crispy-fried Inexperienced Tomato with Hollandaise Sauce and served with Breakfast Potatoes and it was the perfect factor to the touch our desk. Having the Fried Inexperienced Tomatoes as a base as an alternative of the standard English Muffin was an incredible transfer. It absorbed the egg and Hollandaise in the very same method and added a pleasant crunch and saltiness. There was a beneficiant quantity of lobster within the dish and it didn’t have that powerful, rubbery texture that you simply usually have with overcooked lobster. The lobster may’ve simply been overpowered by the Hollandaise, however as an alternative, they have been very balanced and complemented one another. All of us agreed at our desk that this was the go-to alternative for these having breakfast right here and well worth the $18 price ticket.
The Plaza Restaurant doesn’t have a ton of tables, which may make it troublesome to get a reservation throughout busier occasions of the yr, however you’re going to wish to strive breakfast right here when you’re searching for a brand new option to begin off your Magic Kingdom day. The breakfast was extraordinarily well-cooked and the pricing was particularly reasonable for what was provided. It will be good to see one or two extra entrees to select from or the mini-Mickey Waffles swapped out for a big Mickey Waffle, however general, there’s nothing fallacious occurring at The Plaza Restaurant for breakfast. In case you’d favor to observe our assessment, test it out under!