Snacks can take the place of a full meal, fill in between meals, or simply be a treat. Disney World is loaded with delectable goodies and unique desserts or snack foods, everything from popcorn and pretzels to shwarma and dole whips – and don’t forget the traditional Mickey Ice Cream bar!
TIP: The World Showcase in Epcot is a wonderful place to “snack around the world”. You could try something different from each of the countries. Be adventurous!
For those on a Disney Dining Plan, the official plan rules state that a snack is now considered a single serving of popcorn, fruit, chips, milk, an ice cream novelty, or a non-alcoholic beverage. See below for an excerpt of the official brochure
However, even though the plan seems to have very specific limitations on what you can buy with a Dining Plan Snack Credit, many people have reported being allowed to use a credit for a variety of Disney World snacks. Often, a snack credit can be used for any item under $4.00. A lot of shops have a special section where the allowable items are all grouped together or else clearly labeled as such. If you are unsure, just ask!
Don’t waste your snack credit on water or popcorn – and don’t go home with unused credits! Do a little research and give a little thought as to how you might get the most out of these credits. I have recently found a wonderful resource for doing just that!
Over on the Disboards, there is a whole thread devoted to keeping everyone informed of the updated state of snacks. The thread is maintained and updated to include any newly confirmed snacks that were obtained using a dining plan snack credit. You only need to look at the first entry of the thread, as it is always up to date with the latest additions.
TIP: Disney World snacks are available in each and every theme park, but don’t forget about the resort hotels and shops, as well as Downtown Disney.
Just to give you an idea of what is shown on the snack thread, I have included a sampling from it. The actual list is really long and very detailed – definitely worth taking a look at before your vacation. It includes almost every location on Disney property!
So, without further ado, here is a small sampling of the Disney World snacks that have been reportedly confirmed.
To see the full updated list, please click here.
Magic Kingdom Snacks
|Main Street Bakery:
Main Street Ice Cream Shop
Main Street Confectionery
Sunshine Tree Terrace:
Pinocchio Village Haus