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    The Wave... of American Flavors

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This dining venue's final day of operation was September 10, 2021.
The information below is provided for historical reference.


Disney's Contemporary Resort, on the ground floor near the check-in desk.


This dining venue is closed as of July 16, 2021!
It will be transformed into a new restaurant called Steakhouse 71.
Through September 10, The Wave's breakfast menu is being served at California Grill on the top floor of the Contemporary.
While it’s not a dining destination, the kitchen has stayed the course with healthful, locally sourced dining options. Organic beers and coffees, hip cocktails, and all-screw-cap wines—focusing on New World bottlings from Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, and South Africa—are part of the forward-thinking beverage lineup.

Setting and Atmosphere

On the first floor of the Contemporary just past the front desk, you walk into The Wave’s lounge, with the dining room to the left—the lounge is usually packed after 5 p.m., and it’s hard to snag a seat. The adjoining dining room has the feel of an upscale coffee shop, with wooden tables and white-linen napkins.

House Specialties

The Seared Gnocchi with forest mushrooms, sweet potatoes, rainbow swiss chard, and brown butter parmesan-sage cream, this dish is rich and full of comforting flavors. For dessert the Chocolate Flight (with Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding, Brownie Creme Brulee, and German Chocolate Cake) is irresistible.

Other Recommendations

Pork belly with local eggs, charcuterie board, nosugar- added crème brûlée.

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