Disney Dining Review- Lunch at House of Blues!

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I’ve wished to consume at Household of Blues at Disney Springs Westside for a extended time. A very lengthy time. Since Disney Quest was open up. The model of the creating was intriguing: this position has character. The art that covers just about every inch of the setting up was exceptional. To me, it was a position of thriller and intrigue. To my close friends and loved ones, it was a spot with very little on the menu that appeared remotely appetizing. In a natural way, I’d have to deal with this a person on my personal.

Dwelling of Blues – In Blues We Have faith in

Many several years later on, I finally did! I booked a reservation, which can be finished as a result of the My Disney Working experience app or OpenTable. I arrived 30 minutes early because I overestimated how lengthy it would take to discover a parking spot in the Orange parking garage and go by way of the security screening. To go the time, I sat exterior folks-looking at, speaking to strangers, and supplying unsolicited Disney vacation organizing ideas and advice…as a single does.

When it was closer to my reservation time, I walked inside of to the host stand to look at-in. I was welcomed and seated at a table around the restaurant’s middle. The personnel was attentive and keen to make menu suggestions when they learned I was a very first-timer. The menu (I was handed an real menu) was brimming with specialties, acquainted food items, and intriguing combos. The only trouble I experienced was this: what to get? Every thing sounded great! Gumbo, jambalaya, wings, jalapeno cornbread, this matter known as Voodoo shrimp. It all sounded wonderful, and I wished for more adventurous eaters in my inner circle so I could provide them alongside to sample what they ended up getting.

I was torn involving the gumbo and the Voodoo Shrimp as an appetizer. Gumbo to assess with what I’ve had in Louisiana, Voodoo Shrimp, mainly because it sounds unique and exclusive to this cafe. I questioned my server, and he instructed the Voodoo Shrimp. Granted, it was a small pricey at $17, so by natural means, I was hesitant since the other appetizer I was contemplating was half that price. Absolutely it should be well worth it, proper?

Voodoo Shrimp

Voodoo Shrimp is a minor difficult to describe, but I’ll do my best. It is like a stew, but it’s not. It is like a spicy shrimp appetizer, but it is not. It does indeed have spicy shrimp. It does have some liquid to it (also spicy), which can be soaked up by the cornbread. It is a spoon and fork dish. It was spicy and it was delightful I liked it, but I want it weren’t so high priced.

For the most important training course, I could have tried shrimp and grits. I could have tried out the jambalaya. It is been a mission of mine to check out shrimp and grits at Disney any time I see it on a menu. I also desired to attempt the jambalaya to look at it with what I have experienced in Louisiana. This is tough! Should really I go with a common dish or check out something exclusive to the restaurant?

Cajun Rooster Pasta

I went with the “unique to this restaurant” alternative: the Cajun Rooster Pasta ($22). Bowtie pasta with blackened chicken and andouille sausage, a spicy sauce, with some veggies. Definitely delectable and a little something I would order once again immediately after I consider these other two dishes initially. It’s a sound go-to dish if you’re not in the mood for the other major dishes on the menu. It had some spice, but not as noticeable as the Voodoo Shrimp.

Jalapeno Cornbread

I was in the mood for bread with my lunch, as if I was not taking in adequate carbs already, so I also ordered the jalapeno cornbread ($10) from the appetizer menu. They could have effortlessly slash a few squares from a significant sheet pan of cornbread and called it a day, but in its place, they bake a compact solid iron skillet of cornbread for you and bring it out with this phenomenal bourbon butter. The cornbread itself was really excellent and wasn’t dry, but the genuine star of the display was that bourbon butter. I couldn’t get plenty of of that butter! Do they provide this butter in the gift shop? This is an appetizer that is shareable at your table. It’s a great deal for a person individual, plenty for two, and it would be a pleasant quantity for 3-4. For me, the jalapeno wasn’t pretty sturdy, but I’m a fan of spicy meals, so potentially it did not sign-up.

By this time, I was far too comprehensive for dessert, which was a shame mainly because I needed to check out their signature bread pudding. Alas, I’ll have to conserve that for an additional journey. I would also like to consider their gumbo and jambalaya.

Property of Blues Songs Location

Property of Blues at Disney Springs also has a live performance venue. I was dining for the duration of the day, so I’m not absolutely sure how loud it receives in the course of the live shows. Reliant K was undertaking that evening centered on the sheet of paper driving the host stand that I casually observed when ready to be seated.

Dwelling of Blues Present Store

They also have a gift shop with various shirts, souvenirs, and miscellaneous products. They provide the cornbread blend in the gift store, both standard and jalapeno.

The décor inside of House of Blues is also a feast for the eyes. In the centre of the major eating room, alongside the ceiling, are relief busts of well-known blues musicians and artists who have created blues albums. I saw names like Eric Clapton, Jake & Elwood (of class), and Mick Jagger. The image under is just a portion of the ceiling. It’s rather remarkable in man or woman!

Dwelling of Blues ceiling

Then, ideal prior to I still left, I’m not positive how numerous people knew about this: I also spotted a hidden Mickey from my table. It was near to the floor near a booth, but it was in all its hidden glory!

Hidden Mickey!

Residence of Blues! It is southern. It is spicy. It’s very well embellished. Dan Aykroyd (Elwood from The Blues Brothers movie) is a single of the founders. And it was really worth the hold out just after all these decades.

Household of Blues is situated at Disney Springs West Facet. They are open up for lunch and supper and also provide brunch on weekends. Yearly Passholders are qualified for a 10% price cut.