Category Archives: Polynesian Resort

Hop on the monorail for Highway in the Sky Dine-Around

Highway in the Sky Dine-Around starts on Dec. 2, 2016

Many of us have done a “monorail crawl”, hoping from bar along the monorail to the next. However, have you done one that includes stops for cocktails, appetizers, dinner and dessert? We’ll now you can book a package that includes all of them with Disney’s new Highway in the Sky Dine-Around. Guests can now dine at Continue Reading

Best restaurants for first time Disney World guests

Le Cellier Filet Mignon served with risotto at Le Cellier Steakhouse in Canada Pavilion in Epcot

There are so many restaurant choices at Disney World, it can be overwhelming for the first time visitor. To make it easier, we’ve put together a list of the best restaurants for first time Disney World guests. 50’s Prime Time Cafe This restaurant is located at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. 50’s Prime Time Cafe is a fun, Continue Reading

Review: Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto

Rum Flight - 3/4-oz pour of Bacardi 8 yr, Pyrat XO Reserve and Ron Zacapa Centenario 23 yr at Trader Sam's Grog Grotto

This past week, we visited Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto in Disney’s Polynesian Village. Those who’ve visited Disneyland are very familiar with Trader Sam, there’s a Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar in Disneyland Hotel. We’ve been to the Trader Sam’s in Disneyland on a few occasions, but this was our first trip to the newly opened Continue Reading

Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto to open soon!

Trader Sam's Grog Grotto official opens in April

Disney World fans of Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar at Disneyland Hotel have been eagerly awaiting the opening of its sister location. The wait is almost over. Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto will open soon in Polynesian Village Resort! As of yesterday, the lounge is in its soft opening. However, in late April, Trader Sam’s Grog Continue Reading

Recipe: Tonga Toast

Capt. Cook's tonga toast

Kona Café at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort serves this extremely popular breakfast item – Tonga Toast. Can’t get a reservation to have this delicious treat? Head over to Capt. Cook’s, the food court at the Polynesian also serves this during breakfast hours. Tonga Toast Sugar-Cinnamon: 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon Batter: 4 large Continue Reading

Pineapple Lanai is now open!

Dole Whip Float

Recently the newly refurbished Capt. Cook’s reopened at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. The biggest disappointment was the removal of the Dole Whip… but now guests can enjoy these again. That’s right, the Pineapple Lanai is now open! The Pineapple Lanai is where guests can now enjoy the Dole Whip. The menu is very limited! At Continue Reading

New Capt. Cook’s menu debuted

Capt. Cook's in Disney's Polynesian Resort Village

There has been a lot of refurbishments going on at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. Everything from the lobby to the pool to the eateries has been receiving a face-lift. Capt. Cook’s is no different. Take a look at the new menu! For the most part the restaurant remains the same. The main dining area is Continue Reading

Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto coming to Polynesian Village Resort

Trader Sam's WDW

We are so thrilled to be sharing this news! Yesterday it was announced that Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto would be coming to the re-imagined Polynesian Resort. Disney’s Polynesian Resort will also be undergoing a name change, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, which was the original name the resort had when it opened in 1971. For guests Continue Reading

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