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Meaty Treats at the Magic Kingdom

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We spend a lot of time here covering the latest cupcakes and candy treats at Walt Disney World. But sometimes what you really need to get you through the day is a savory, protein-based snack instead of a giant ball of sugar (not that there’s anything wrong with that). There are also many folks with dietary issues that make meat an imperative or just a more appealing option than something wholly sweet.

Westward Ho Refreshments, a food stand in Frontierland, offers a menu of chicken, corn dogs, or candied bacon on a stick that all hit the I-need-protein spot. All come with a side of chips, but you can decline those if you want. The corn dog is a decent, if unremarkable, version of this classic theme park item. The glaze on the chicken skewer has a lovely, spicy kick. The bacon is terrific for folks who like pork belly, but might be on the fatty side if you’re not used to something so rich.

Photos: Christina Harrison

Would you try these meaty treats? Do you prefer something more sugary on vacation? Let us know in the comments.

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Erin Foster

Erin Foster is an original member of the Walt Disney World Moms Panel (now PlanDisney), a regular contributor to TouringPlans.com, and co-author of The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line. She's been to WDW, DL, DL Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland, Aulani, DVC Vero Beach, and DVC Hilton Head. She's a Platinum DCL cruiser and veteran of 10 Adventures by Disney trips. Erin lives near New York City, where she can often be found indulging in her other obsession - Broadway theater.

3 thoughts on “Meaty Treats at the Magic Kingdom

  • That is one huge hunk o’ bacon meat!

  • I’d love a review of the “cold brew coffee” on the menu. Is it just Joffrey’s over ice or real cold brew? Better or worse than whatever SBUX is serving? Does it stand on its own or does it need the sugary flavored syrup added to it? Caffeine-starved minds need to know.

    • Sorry, not real cold brew. It’s just iced coffee with a marketing manager. The only actual cold brew in the MK is at Starbucks.


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