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Magic Kingdom is my favored park at Walt Disney World for its a lot of basic, exciting-filled points of interest and enchanting atmosphere. I love spending time at this most magical spot on earth, but my family and I always find ourselves trudging close to the park in look for of a position to try to eat. Most Magic Kingdom restaurants provide simply palatable fare, and there are not quite a few eateries that consistently serve outstanding foods. Skipper Canteen, on the other hand, serves typical Jungle Cruise humor with tasty foods that rises earlier mentioned the conventional for common concept park cuisine.
The restaurant’s façade blends in well with Adventureland, not disrupting the land’s spotless theming. Skipper Canteen’s interior is bursting with references to the Jungle Cruise from a portrait of Alberta Falls, granddaughter of famed Dr. Albert Falls, to a shelf of Xmas decorations reminiscent of these that adorn the Jingle Cruise in the getaway time. In the key dining hall guests could even listen to voices of Jungle Navigation Organization employees from offices on the 2nd flooring if they listen closely.
There are two more dining rooms near the back of the cafe, including the “secret” SEA home, chock-entire of references to the Society of Explorers and Adventurers, a staple of Disney lore.
There is also the jungle room decorated with parrot chandeliers, elephant carpeting, and relics from shed civilizations. And of study course, no Jungle Cruise-impressed encounter would be finish without having clever puns. The skippers doing the job as servers increase to the restaurant’s mystique with witty banter.
As opposed to Cinderella’s Royal Desk, Skipper Canteen excels in both equally ambiance and cuisine. This restaurant’s menu is brimming with semi-exotic options alongside with a several more ordinary selections, these as pão de queijo, normally identified as the Brazilian cheese bread that can be uncovered at Epcot’s Foodstuff and Wine Pageant. This appetizer is made up of doughy domes crammed with warm cheese that will come along with chimichurri and product cheese on the side. The bread by alone is rather bland with in close proximity to flavorless cheese, but the chimichurri sauce provides a substantially-needed kick that elevates this simple dish.
The Falls Family Falafel is on the a lot more adventurous facet, but according to the skippers it isn’t too awful, which is an understatement. This appetizer comes with 5 pieces of fried chickpeas upon a mattress of spiced hummus topped with radishes and cilantro. The falafel is basically flawless with its mixture of a crunchy outdoors and a comfortable, savory inside. The spicy hummus even further enhances the mouth-watering falafel. Both these appetizers deliver an exceptional prelude to a delectable principal training course.
Skipper Canteen features what I feel is the best plant-dependent entrée in Disney Earth: Perkin’s Thai Noodles with tofu (the dish might be served with chicken, tofu, or each). This dish might not be for anyone presented its rather robust spice, but for any person who does not brain a setting up warmth, this is the perfect meal for a humid park day. Piled significant with rice noodles and seasonal vegetables in a pool of Thai sauce, the noodles are packed with Asian-influenced spice without being overwhelmingly warm. The contemporary carrots and snap peas offer reduction from the spice. Furthermore, the tofu is cooked to perfection with crisped edges. The Perkin’s Thai Noodles dish combines healthful components and delightful flavors to develop an fantastic plant-based dish.
Skipper Canteen is a shimmering oasis in the desert of lackluster Magic Kingdom dining. Its incredible menu and immersive theming make this restaurant a real standout. The future time you are questioning where to consume in Magic Kingdom, look at venturing into Adventureland to sample the spectacular fare the Jungle Navigation Corporation has to offer.