Entries from All Ears® Guest Blog tagged with 'Downtown Disney'

Downtown Disney Transforms Into Disney Springs!

by Denise Preskitt AllEars® Guest Blogger Downtown Disney has been in transformation for over two years, with a slew of new restaurants and shops opening over the past months. Signage has also been added through the past year with the...

Earl of Sandwich: A Simple Meal Fit For Royalty

One of the great things about dining at Disney World is that there are no shortage of options, even if you are just looking for a quick bit to eat. While many of Disney's full service restaurants garner great...

Jim’s Attic: Farewell to Cap’n Jack’s

Farewell to Cap'n Jack's By Jim Korkis Cap'n Jack's Restaurant was an informal, New England-ish, nautically-themed restaurant at the Downtown Disney Marketplace on the east side. The restaurant had been a staple on the waterfront since The Lake Buena...

"Simple is Delicious" at the Wolfgang Puck Express

For my latest review I have decided to do something a little different. While all my past reviews have focused on Disney's table service dining locations, I have realized that I have been overlooking the numerous counter service restaurants...

The "Rhythm is Gonna Get You" at Bongos Cuban Cafe

When looking at the skyline of Downtown Disney one of the most striking, and unusual, elements is a giant pineapple located on the West Side. That pineapple belongs to Bongos Cuban Café, the creation of singer Gloria Estefan and...

Earl of Sandwich: Perfecting Sandwich-Making Since 1762

One of the great things about dining at Disney World is that there are no shortage of options, even if you are just looking for a quick bit to eat. While many of Disney's full service restaurants garner great...

Raglan Road: A Little Bit of Ireland in the Middle of Disney World

Ever since all of the clubs on Pleasure Island closed their doors for the last time, the area has become somewhat forgotten and overlooked by the many guests visiting Downtown Disney. However, Raglan Road proves that there is still...

Jack Skellington and Sally's First Meet and Greet at Walt Disney World!

by Sandi Lamborne In honor of the upcoming movie "Frankenweenie," Walt Disney World celebrated a special weekend in honor of the director, Tim Burton, at Downtown Disney, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 28-30. As part of that weekend, Jack...

These Are A Few Of My Favourite Disney Things

What is your favourite park at Walt Disney World? What are your "must-do" rides or activities? What are the things you only do once in a while? One of the greatest things about Walt Disney World is the diversity...

Disney to unleash Epic Mickey sequels on new gaming platforms

The powers of Oswald The Lucky Rabbit and Mickey Mouse work together in Epic Mickey 2. Disney has announced two sequels to its popular Epic Mickey video game for Wii -- Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two...

Cap'n Jack's Restaurant: Downtown Disney's Overlooked Dining Location

When it comes to dining at Downtown Disney, I have a certain group of restaurants that are my favorites which I tend to go to again and again. On a recent trip to Downtown Disney, however, I decided to...

Disney Vinylmations – I tried not to get hooked!

The first time I set eyes on a Vinylmation was December 2008; I was in the Art of Disney Store at Downtown Disney. There was a little white vinyl figure of Mickey standing on the shelf; there were actually...

What's New, What's Next: Disney World - November 10-11, 2011

There's a lot going on at Disney World! The holidays have arrived. Thursday, November 10, 2011 The entrance to Epcot has garland up. The tree is up at the entrance to World Showcase. The Canada pavilion is still being...

What's New, What's Next: Downtown Disney October 17, 2011

Near Earl of Sandwich and Once Upon a Toy, a giant Mickey pumpkin has been set up. Halloween decorations are set up outside of Pin Traders. Walls are up around a portion of the exterior of World of Disney...

Disney World: What's New, What's Next - September 16, 2011

On September 16, 2011, we started our day at Downtown Disney. There is some pavement work going on near the Lego Store and World of Disney. To get to the World of Disney bathrooms, you have to use the...

A Taste of the Americas at Paradiso 37

Pleasure Island at Downtown Disney may no longer be the nighttime hotspot that it was in its heyday when clubs like the Comedy Warehouse and the Adventurers Club entertained guests on a nightly basis, but that does not mean...

Disney World: What's New, What's Next April 21, 2011

On April 21, we went to Magic Kingdom and Downtown Disney. A lot of changes had been made in since we were at Disney World the last time. These banners had been added to Town Square Theater: The scrims...

Disney World: What's New, What's Next April 1-2, 2011

On April 1, I spent the afternoon at the Magic Kingdom. A lot had changed since my last visit less than a week before. Part of City Hall is still behind a wall: The new Mickey Mouse and Princesses...

Walk Around Walt Disney World - What's New, What's Next: March 19-20

We were able to spend the weekend at Disney. We stayed on-property and since it was Extra Magic Hours at Disney's Hollywood Studios on Saturday morning, we took advantage of the extra time in the park. 'Let the Memories...

House of Blues - Downtown Disney - Review

There are some times when a restaurant can completely blow you away when you least expect it. This is exactly what happened to me at the House of Blues at Downtown Disney's West Side. I decided to go here...

Wolfgang Puck Grand Café - Downtown Disney - Photo Blog

For fans of gourmet cooking, the name Wolfgang Puck is synonymous with the fusion of delicious Asian and Californian cuisine. The term "California Cuisine" refers to the use of fresh, local ingredients in an ever-evolving menu of artistically presented...

Review of Paradiso 37 - Downtown Disney Walt Disney World

Guest Blogger Jeff Onorato shares his recent experience dining at Paradiso 37! During my September visit to WDW, I had the opportunity to dine at Paradiso 37. The restaurant is located in the Pleasure Island district of Downtown Disney, between...

Celebrating the Holidays at Walt Disney World - Downtown Disney

Walt Disney World doesn't just celebrate the holidays at the parks and resorts, but also in Downtown Disney. You can pose with a Christmas display with some Disney characters. There is also a very tall Christmas tree full of toy...

What’s all the Hoopla (HOOPLA!) about?

by Emily Owens-Pickle In 2006 I embarked on what has been and will be the adventure of my life... marriage. True, it is not a trip for everyone and I might not have made the journey myself except that I...

Walt Disney World as a Teen!!! Part 4

Today was pretty fun! I went to Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando Resort and it was my first time! My family and I usually just take the Disney transports back and forth to the parks so we don't have...

Walt Disney World as a Teen!!! Part 1

Hello from very warm (for us Michigan folk) Florida! I"m Caitlin Burns blogging live from Walt Disney World! In case you missed yesterday's post, here's my intro! I really don't think that there is a better sound than that of...

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