12 Best Places to Have Brunch at Disney World

12 Best Places to Have Brunch at Disney World

Finding amazing places to eat Brunch at Walt Disney World is always a treat. Whether you’re up for an easy morning or taking a break from the parks, here’s a Disney Brunch list that can match any mood you’re in! From “all you care to enjoy” offerings, to specialty brunches for the holidays to all the best breakfast foods you want in one place. Whatever your reason, we think Brunch is always a good idea. And because sometimes you just need a decent mimosa flight.  

Brunch is one of our favorite meals of the day. And there is no shortage of great brunch spots at Walt Disney World. Of course, if you’re looking for something simpler we have also written about the Best Breakfasts in Walt Disney World which includes quick-serve options too. From budget-friendly to the special occasion, here are all our favorite places to eat the most important meal of the day. 

breakfast at kona cafe polynesian

Brunch at Kona Café  | The Polynesian Resort

Kona Café is one of the most underrated restaurants on Disney property and one of the best Disney Breakfasts not in the parks. If you’re looking for  great food and  mimosas at Disney World, then Breakfast  at Kona Cafe is  for you. Not only is it located on the grounds of the beautiful Polynesian Resort and Villas, but reservations are usually easy to snag, even at the last minute. Home to some of the best coffee at Walt Disney World, order the press pot of Kona coffee. Looking to get your mimosa fix?  Choose 3 mimosa flavors with the mimosa flight, or try the POG mimosa, it’s a must! The Macadamia Nut Pancakes and Tonga Toast are the reason most people head here in the mornings. Breakfast at Kona Cafe is served 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Check out the Kona Cafe Brunch Menu.

Brunch at The Grand Floridian Café | Grand Floridian Resort

It’s tough to choose the best Disney World brunch, but the Grand Floridian Cafe comes pretty close. We love this restaurant not only for brunch, but also things like Disney mother daughter trips, Disney  Bachelorette parties and  other special events. Because nothing says elegance like breakfast at the Grand Floridian Café. You can enjoy decadent choices like lobster benedict and delicious brioche French toast with all the toppings or grab specialty coffees and hand-crafted mimosas. We love heading here for brunch to escape the heat and the crowds. Breakfast at Grand Floridian Cafe is served 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Check out the Grand Floridian Cafe Brunch Menu.

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Rise n Shine Brunch at Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ | Disney Springs

By far one of the best restaurants at Disney Springs, Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ offers an amazing atmosphere, great food and a varied menu enough to satisfy anyone’s meal choices. As such, it’s no surprise you can also find one of the best brunch at Chef Art Smiths. They offer a Rise ‘n Shine Brunch featuring southern comfort food at its finest. Fried Chicken and Doughnuts are a fun twist on a southern classic dish and are worth the trip out alone. Add in delicious homemade biscuits, fried green tomatoes, and one of the most delicious blueberry mimosas you’ll ever try. This Disney Springs breakfast is one of the best. Rise ‘n Shine Brunch is available Saturday and Sunday 9:00 AM to 12:55 PM. Check out Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ Brunch Menu.

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Breakfast at Garden Grill | Epcot The Land

If you’re looking for a Disney World Breakfast with Characters that is also budget friendly, it’s Garden Grill.  This rotating family-friendly restaurant in The Land may not be the first restaurant that comes to mind when you think of brunch. But at Garden Grill, you get an all-you-care-to-enjoy family-style breakfast filled with foods everyone will love! At this Disney World Brunch you can get hash browns, Mickey waffles, eggs, sticky bun cake, and more. And if you’re looking for a morning cocktail, they’ve got you covered with Mimosas and a signature cocktail. Breakfast at Garden Grill is served 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Check out the Garden Grill Brunch Menu.

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Breakfast at Trattoria al Forno | Disney’s Boardwalk

Trattoria al Forno is on the Disney Boardwalk near the Boardwalk Inn. Serving up delicious things like Avocado Toast, omelets, french toast and amazing iced coffees, this is one of the most relaxing places to grab brunch at Walt Disney World.  With views of the boardwalk if you sit outside, or a cozy atmosphere inside, there is plenty here to enjoy. In fact, we’ve written about why we think Trattoria al Forno is one of the best breakfasts at Walt Disney World. At an amazing budget price, you can get a great meal for under $20 dollars a plate, and even a traditional egg, sausage and potato breakfast if you like.  Breakfast at Trattoria al Forno is served 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Check out the Trattoria al Forno Brunch Menu.

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Breakfast à la Art with Mickey & Friends | Topolino’s Terrace at Disney’s Riviera Resort

One of the most amazing, and newest, brunch locations at Walt Disney World is found at Disney’s Riviera Resort. Topolinos Terrace is a rooftop dining restaurant that offers wonderful brunch dishes and plant-based options too. This Disney Character Breakfast at Topolino’s Terrace includes Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Daisy, and  is one of the cheaper Disney restaurants with characters we’ve found. We also love that breakfast is budget-friendly here! Serving wonderful entrees, you can choose from a variety of steaks, eggs, sausages, waffles, and more. Breakfast at Topolino’s Terrace Served 7:30 AM to 12:15 PM. Check out the Topolinos Terrace Brunch Menu.

Brunch at Summerhouse on the Lake | Disney Springs

Summerhouse at Disney Springs is the perfect place for brunch at Disney World. Serving a variety of brunch specialties, you can can get breakfast burritos, cinnamon rolls, egg dishes, and a huge array of breakfast and lunch options here. Things like grilled avocado, egg sandwiches, and even short rib hash are all part of the menu. Featuring an elegant atmosphere, you can have brunch on the lake terrace, inside or on the open air porch from the cozy chairs set around coffee tables. Specialty coffees, cookies, mimosas and cocktails are all available to elevate your morning meal. We love it here for any meal, but it’s great for a mom and daughter Disney trip, girls trip, mothers day, or bachelorette party. Brunch at Summerhouse is Saturdays & Sundays, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Check out the Summerhouse Brunch Menu.

California Grill Brunch | Disney’s Contemporary Resort- Temporarily Unavailable

Easily one of our most recommended things to do at Disney World for Adults, California Grill offers up a huge wine selection and local fare expertly prepared. California Grill has become the darling of Walt Disney World restaurants due to its rooftop dining experiences, views, extensive wine list, and fine dining. So if you’re looking for a brunch that is a little more classy than you’d find at other Disney Restaurants this is it. From small plates like California rolls and soba salad to classic entrees like blueberry pancakes and hanger steak and eggs, you’re sure to find something that pleases your palate. Known as “Brunch at the Top” this is a $95 dollar brunch. Brunch at California Grill is served on Sundays from 10 am- 1 pm. Check out the California Grill Brunch Menu.

Best Friends Breakfast at ‘Ohana | The Polynesian Resort

Ohana is one of Disney’s Must-Do Experiences for Families and offers one of the best character breakfasts at Walt Disney World. Known as “The Best Friends Breakfast” this Polynesian restaurant welcomes Breakfast with Lilo and Stitch. Serving breakfast foods family-style, you get a slew of meats, eggs, bread, waffles, fruit, and more. And you can wash it down with our favorite Disney drink, POG. Breakfast at Ohana is served 7:30 AM to 12:15 PM. Check out the Ohana Brunch Menu.

Whispering Canyon Cafe, Fort Wilderness Lodge, Walt Disney World

Breakfast at Whispering Canyon Cafe | Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

The Whispering Canyon Cafe at Wilderness Lodge can offer up a cozy, hearty breakfast like no one else! Served family-style you get a full breakfast here of all you care to enjoy skillets with meats, eggs, and veggies. At 22 dollars a person this Disney brunch is perfect for budget-conscious, and family-friendly vacationers. Breakfast at Whispering Canyon Cafe is served 7:30 AM to 11:25 AM. Check out the Whispering Canyon Cafe Brunch Menu.

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Breakfast at Ale and Compass | Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

If the best brunch at Disney World, includes breakfast pizzas, chocolate waffles, and avocado toast, then head to the Yacht Club. Ale and Compass for Breakfast may feel a little grown-up but don’t let that deter you. This table service restaurant at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, features a breakfast buffet, chocolate Mickey Waffles, and Avocado Toast among other things. We love the French press coffee, its easy atmosphere, and budget-friendly options. Breakfast at Ale and Compass is served 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Check out the Ale and Compass Brunch Menu.

Boma Flavors of Africa Breakfast| Animal Kingdom Lodge

Head to one of the Best Resorts at Walt Disney World for this Disney World Brunch at Animal Kingdom Lodge. We love this resort and all the food that goes with it. So it should come as no surprise that both Sanaa and Boma also rise to the occasion when we’re looking for outstanding food at Disney. Boma’s Brunch, however, is something to write home about. This Disney World breakfast buffet is filled with a mix of traditional brunch foods, alongside African specialties and French Toast Bread Pudding, this is sure to satisfy everyone’s brunch needs. At $29 for adults and $16 for kids, this is another budget-friendly meal that can cover both your breakfast and lunch need to save a little money on food at Disney. Breakfast at Boma Flavors of Africa is served 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Check out the Boma Flavors of Africa Brunch Menu

The Best Brunch at Walt Disney World 

With so many great brunch choices at Walt Disney World, we hope this helps guide you to some of our favorite spots! Whether you’re looking for something to make your wallet or tummy happy, we’re sure that you will find it at one of these restaurants. Happy Brunching at the best restaurants for Brunch at Disney. 

Breakfast at Walt Disney World should be relaxing, budget friendly and the perfect way to start your day. Here are the BEST places to have brunch. #polkadotpixies #disneyrestaurants

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Rochelle Mariah is a writer, designer and photographer with an MLIS in Information Science and a B.S. in Arch and Design. Determined to make Planning a DIY Disney Vacation easier she makes lots of lists and drinks lots of coffee. When not designing apparel at Polka Dot Pixie Shop, she's watching old movies and planning the holidays. She has been traveling to Disney destinations since 2010.

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