Breakfast Bliss at the Disneyland Resort

Mornings at the Disneyland Resort are filled with boundless energy and anticipation, as guests eagerly await the start of a day filled with magical experiences. But before embarking on those enchanting adventures, a hearty and satisfying breakfast is in order.

From classic Mickey-shaped waffles to superhero-sized portions, the Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Parks offer an array of delectable breakfast options to fuel your day. Whether you’re seeking a quick bite on the go or a leisurely table-service experience, the resort has something to tantalize every palate and dietary preference. Get ready to indulge in the breakfast bliss of the Happiest Place on Earth.

At the Disneyland Resort, we know that a day of theme park adventures requires a hearty and satisfying breakfast to fuel the fun. Fortunately, both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park offer a variety of delectable breakfast options to suit every taste and budget.

Disneyland Park Breakfast Quick-Service Options

For those seeking a quick and convenient breakfast, Disneyland Park has several quick-service restaurants that deliver the goods.

At the Jolly Holiday Bakery Café, you’ll find a tantalizing array of breakfast items, from classic egg and bacon croissants to freshly baked muffins and cinnamon rolls. This charming café on Main Street, U.S.A. also offers a Jolly Holiday combo, perfect for those craving a savory and sweet start to their day.

Just a short stroll away, the Market House on Main Street, U.S.A. is another excellent quick-service option. In addition to providing your morning Starbucks fix, this location serves up delectable breakfast sandwiches and wraps, all for a wallet-friendly price point ranging from $4 to $6.

Tomorrowland’s Galactic Grill is a stellar choice for those looking to fuel up before their intergalactic adventures. Here, you can mobile order breakfast burritos or a hearty ham and egg bagel sandwich and enjoy your meal as you arrive at the park. The Galactic Grill also offers breakfast sides like potatoes, bacon, and sausage, as well as a breakfast slider for the little ones.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge offers breakfast options until about 10:30 a.m., primarily at Ronto Roasters, where you can enjoy the popular Ronto Morning Wrap filled with scrambled eggs, grilled pork sausage, shredded cheddar, and peppercorn sauce. For plant-based options, the Ronto-less Garden Wrap is also available.

Docking Bay 7 serves beverages starting at 8:30 a.m., including the Cold Brew Black Caf Brew and tasty juice blends, but food isn’t available until 10:30 a.m. Oga’s Cantina offers morning beverages, including alcoholic options like the Bloody Rancor, alongside snacks, but it’s not a typical quick-service or table-service location. Reservations are recommended, especially for Oga’s Cantina, and arriving early is advisable for morning reservations at park opening.

Disneyland’s latest breakfast destination in New Orleans Square, Royal Street Veranda and Mint Julep Bar,  features a delightful dish called Waffle Cristos, comprising rosemary ham, turkey, and Swiss cheese sandwiched between waffles dusted in powdered sugar. Accompanied by strawberry preserves and maple syrup, the full order includes two pieces, while the half order consists of just one, though the recommendation is for the full order.

Rounding out the quick-service breakfast options in Disneyland Park is the Red Rose Taverne in Fantasyland. This enchanting eatery serves up creative twists on traditional breakfast fare, including the Royal Chiffon Pancake (a Mickey-shaped delight) and the Little Town Harvest Bowl, a plant-based medley of quinoa, potato bites, and spicy lime aioli.

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The beauty of these quick-service breakfast options is the convenience of mobile ordering. By placing your order on the Disneyland app during your journey to the parks, you can simply swing by the restaurant and grab your meal, saving precious time and energy for all the magical moments ahead.

Disneyland Park Breakfast Table-Service Options

For those seeking a more leisurely and indulgent breakfast experience, Disneyland Park offers several table-service restaurants to choose from.

Carnation Café on Main Street U.S.A.

Mickey waffles at Carnation Café

Located right on the iconic Main Street U.S.A., Carnation Café is the most affordable table-service restaurant in the park. This charming eatery serves up breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a menu that features classic favorites like Mickey-shaped waffles, buttermilk pancakes, and a breakfast skillet. And for those with dietary restrictions, gluten-free options are readily available upon request. Recent menu additions include a delectable veggie skillet and Walt’s chili-cheese omelet.

River Belle Terrace

Just across the river in Frontierland, the River Belle Terrace serves up a delightful brunch menu starting at 11:00 AM. Serving up a delightful southern-inspired menu, River Belle Terrace in Frontierland offers both indoor and outdoor dining with stunning views of the Rivers of America Fuel up with an American Breakfast featuring scrambled eggs, breakfast potatoes, and your choice of bacon or sausage. Or indulge in the comforting flavors of biscuits and gravy.

Blue Bayou Restaurant

The immersive Blue Bayou restaurant in New Orleans Square also serves breakfast. This elegant, bayou-inspired location transports guests to a candlelit evening in Louisiana, making it a truly unique backdrop for an indulgent morning meal.

Specialty Breakfast Offerings at Character Dining Experiences

For a truly magical breakfast experience, the Disneyland Resort is home to several character dining opportunities that elevate the morning meal.

No Disneyland breakfast experience would be complete without a visit to the Plaza Inn, home to the beloved Minnie and Friends character breakfast buffet. Gather ’round the table as you enjoy a bountiful spread of breakfast classics, all while being entertained by a delightful cast of Disney characters.

Disney California Adventure Breakfast Options

Just a short monorail ride away, Disney California Adventure Park offers its own array of enticing breakfast options to start your day.

At Smokejumpers Grill in Grizzly Peak, you’ll find a selection of breakfast sandwiches, burritos, and affordable side dishes to fuel your adventurous spirit. Pair your meal with a refreshing juice or grab-and-go coffee for a quick and satisfying start to your day.

For a sweet and indulgent breakfast, head to the Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Cafe in Buena Vista Street. This charming cafe serves up mouthwatering cinnamon rolls, along with breakfast sandwiches and, of course, a selection of Starbucks coffee beverages.

For those craving a superhero-themed breakfast experience, Pym Test Kitchen in Avengers Campus offers a full breakfast menu, including eggs, challah french toast with bacon, and plant-based options like a folded omelet with Impossible breakfast sausage.

And for those with dietary restrictions, the Pym Test Kitchen features a dedicated gluten/allergy-friendly menu.

Also at Avengers Campus, the Shawarma Palace cart offers a plant-based Impossible Breakfast Sha-warm-up wrap, providing a satisfying and convenient option for breakfast on the move. The wrap is served with spiced maple syrup, ensuring a flavorful experience while keeping hunger at bay.

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Table-Service Breakfast Options

For a more leisurely breakfast experience, you can opt for table-service dining at Disney California Adventure. Brunch at the Lamplight Lounge, available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday mornings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. From indulgent French toast to a brunch burger and spiced ham Benedict, there’s something to please every palate. Plus, there are also specialty beverages like the cinnamon toast cocktail or a flight of fruity mimosas while taking in picturesque views of the water.

Character Breakfast

Over at Disney California Adventure Park, the Pixar Pal-A-Round character dining at Carthay Circle Restaurant offers another opportunity to enjoy breakfast in the company of beloved Pixar characters. This unique dining experience combines delectable food with unforgettable character interactions.

Whether you’re craving a quick bite on the go or a leisurely table-service experience, the parks have you covered, ensuring you’re fueled and ready to make the most of your magical day.

Gluten-Free Breakfast Options at the Happiest Place on Earth

At Disneyland, we understand that dietary restrictions shouldn’t stand in the way of enjoying a delightful start to the day. Whether you’re seeking gluten-free Mickey waffles, protein-packed omelets, or a quick grab-and-go breakfast, the parks have you covered.

Guests with gluten sensitivities can indulge in a variety of breakfast options at Carnation Café and Plaza Inn. These table-service restaurants offer gluten-free versions of classic breakfast items like waffles, potatoes, eggs, and even breakfast skillets. And for those who prefer a heartier meal, you can request gluten-free pancakes or the breakfast skillet.

For a speedier start to your day, the quick-service Red Rose Taverne serves up eggs, bacon or sausage, and fresh Cuties mandarins – all of which can be enjoyed by those following a gluten-free diet. Over in Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure Park, Pym Test Kitchen features a dedicated gluten/allergy-friendly menu, allowing you to fuel up on egg dishes and more with suitable bread substitutions. In addition to the gluten/allergy-friendly menu items, this innovative eatery also offers customization options to accommodate various dietary needs.

Additional Tips and Options

Most breakfast locations in Disneyland parks serve until 10:30 a.m. Additionally, a few Downtown Disney locations offer breakfast options, and the GCH Craftsman Grill outside Disney California Adventure Park provides convenient access for guests staying at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, offering mobile order for quick service.

To make the most of your breakfast experience, be sure to check the Disneyland app for the latest menu offerings, operating hours, and mobile ordering capabilities. It can help you plan your morning routine and maximize your time in the parks.

With a delectable breakfast in your belly, you’ll be ready to tackle all the enchanting adventures that Disneyland and Disney California Adventure have to offer.

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