One of my favorite things about visiting Disneyland is getting to enjoy all of the different food options the parks are known for. Our family has a list of favorites that we go to each time we visit that we look forward to as much as the other experiences. Even smelling the food when we walk through the gates brings back a rush of memories and happiness.
Disneyland has certainly fostered its own unique immersive experience that puts you right in the heart of the magic. The food offered at the parks helps cement this experience, with a little bit of Pixie Dust, in the minds and taste buds of guests.
Now that Disneyland has secured its position as one of the most popular Instagram locations in the world, the food has become a focal point for more pictures than ever before. With that thought in mind, here’s 15 of the most picture perfect food experiences you can find at the Disneyland Resort that are sure to inspire your Instagram and make your taste buds sing.
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1. Lobster Nachos
The famous Lobster Nachos is a fan favorite at the parks. You can still find these for all to enjoy at the newly opened Lamplight Lounge. Check out our dining review to see what this new experience is like.
2.The Kitchen Sink Sundae
Take your pick from choice of sundaes and get them served in this souvenir kitchen sink. You can find this pile of icecream at Clarabelle’s Hand Scooped Ice Cream in California Adventure.
3. Mickey Beignets
You can’t have a Disneyland food list without including the famous Mickey Beignets. You can find them over at the Mint Julep Bar– make sure to check out their rotating seasonal flavors such as pumpkin spice, candy cane, strawberry, and more.
4. Monte Cristo Sandwich
5. Mickey Waffles
Everyone knows breakfast food tastes better if it’s shaped like Mickey Mouse. You can find these Mickey waffles at most breakfast character dining options and other restaurants that have a breakfast menu
6. Potato Skins
Potato Skins are one of the new dishes served over at the Lamplight Lounge in California Adventure. They are amazing and they photograph well.
7. Pixar Fest Cake Pop
You can always count on seasonal cake pops for most holidays and summer celebrations. These works of art make for great Instagram pictures.
8. Cozy Cone Scambler
The Cozy Cone over at Cars Land will offer varieties of choices in bread cones that are quite photogenic. And delicious.
9. Hard Icecream Float
You can find these alcoholic floats over at Clarabelle’s Hand Scooped Ice Cream in California Adventure. Your choice of hard soda and ice cream bar to go with it!
10. Soup in Sourdough Bread Bowl
If your mouth is watering just looking at this picture, you should probably make this food item at Pacific Wharf Cafe a must for your next Disneyland visit.
11. Grey Stuff Gâteau
The charming Red Rose Taverne in Fantasyland offers so many delicious and Instagram worthy options.
12. Dole Whip
You can’t have a list of photogenic food options without including the famous Dole Whip! The Tiki Juice Bar now offers mobile ordering which is great for helping you get that Dole Whip faster!
13. Candy Corn Apple
One of the best parts of visiting the Disneyland Resort during a holiday is all the great food and treats you can find in the parks. Check out this candy corn apple that is to die for!
14. Hand-Pulled Candy Canes
Candy Canes are a big deal at Disneyland during the Holiday season. What makes them so special? They’re made from scratch from the mixing of the ingredients to the hand-pulling. Find out more about Holidays at Disneyland and how to get a Candy Cane here.
15. Holiday Cake Pops
And of course, you can’t forget the Holiday cake pops. Disneyland goes all out for their holiday celebrations and these treats are some of the most Instagram worthy finds in the parks.
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