Long days enjoying all that Walt Disney World Resort has to offer can leave guests feeling tired, hot, and cranky, but there are many refreshing and cool treatments that can help energize them to get on with their days. Milkshakes are the perfect example, as the cold and sweet treats feature just the right amount of sugar for energy and can be customized in endless ways with different ingredients and flavors. From classic vanilla and chocolate to innovative twists with unique flavors, here are the best places to find delicious milkshakes at Walt Disney World Resort.
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Ghirardelli soda fountain and chocolate shop
Ghirardelli is synonymous with delicious ice cream treats, and guests who love the San Francisco-based brand can find the Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop in the Marketplace area of Disney Springs. In addition to the traditional chocolate sundaes, guests can also enjoy a variety of delicious milkshakes, including the popular Chocolate Lovers Shake that blends chocolate ice cream with chocolate sauce for a rich, thick sip topped with whipped cream and mini chocolate chips.
Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop also offers other milkshakes with more creative flavor combinations such as Sea Salt Caramel Banana Shake, Nob Hill Chill with Vanilla Ice Cream and Hot Fudge, and Berry Chill with Sweetened Raspberry and Strawberry Sherbet. Guests also have the option to order a Create Your Own Quake Shake, where they can add some of the popular chocolate squares and garnishes.
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Beaches and soda cream shop
The Beaches & Cream Soda Shop at the Disney Beach Club Resort is a table-service restaurant that is well known for serving up dazzling take on diners’ favorites, including some unforgettable milkshakes. In addition to classic shakes that can feature any ice cream flavor on the menu, guests can also enjoy a Mickey Confetti Shake with a rainbow cupcake on top or a Chocolate Brownie Shake with a warm, fresh brownie on top.
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Guests big enough can also enjoy a unique blend of alcohol and milkshakes for absolutely delicious specialty cocktails. S’mores Shake is an unmissable alcoholic option with a blend of chocolate, vanilla ice cream, Amarula cream and crème de cacao topped with marshmallows, chocolate sauce and graham crackers.
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Main Street, USA The Magic Kingdom is home to The Plaza Restaurant, a charming table-service location that evokes turn-of-the-century luxury and beauty. The menu at The Plaza Restaurant focuses on American classics, and guests can enjoy a hand-dipped milkshake with whipped cream and cherries as an addition to every lunch or dinner.
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50’s Prime Time Café
The 1950s Prime Time Café at Disney’s Hollywood Studios completely immerses guests in the charm and nostalgia of the 1950s by serving American classics from that era within a family home. Guests can take their meals to the next level with a classic chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry milkshake or order an unforgettable peanut butter and jelly shake that combines ice cream and childhood brunch favorites for a unique and totally refreshing sip.
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Some of the best burgers at Walt Disney World Resort can be found at D-Luxe Burger, a quick service location in the Town Center area of Disney Springs that is open daily for lunch and dinner. In addition to burgers, the restaurant also serves a variety of Artisanal Shakes with options such as Chocolate Gelato Shake, Vanilla Gelato Shake, Strawberry Gelato Shake, Cookies ‘n Cream Gelato Shake, and S’mores Gelato Shake.
D-Luxe Burger also has a duo of Artisanal Shakes with Alcohol which is the perfect choice when guests are looking to enjoy both dessert and a specialty cocktail. The Smoked Bourbon Gelato Shake mixes vanilla gelato with Knob Creek Single Barrel Bourbon, hickory smoke, dark chocolate sauce, and sliced bacon, and Bananas Foster Gelato Shake mixes vanilla gelato with Banana Bols, toasted Marshmallow Monin, caramel, whipped cream, and caramel drizzle.
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Also in the Town Center area of Disney Springs is Chicken Guy! , a quick-service restaurant run by Food Network Star Guy Fieri that features a menu of perfect chicken meals with extensive sauce options to choose from. Known for his bold personality and culinary style, Fieri has also created delicious Flavortown Shakes that are the perfect dessert to pair with any savory chicken meal.
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Chicken guy! It features a selection of soft, hand-spun flavors that guests can enjoy such as vanilla, strawberry, chocolate and oreo. Guests looking for a more indulgent option can try the Triple Double Mint with soft chocolate mint, crushed Oreo, chocolate mint, chocolate syrup, whipped cream or apple and cinnamon custard with vanilla saute served mixed with Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Apple Jack with whipped cream.
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Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater
One of the most immersive dining locations at the Walt Disney World Resort is the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, where guests can enjoy classic American dishes in vintage cars while watching sci-fi clips on a big screen. The perfect addition to any table service burger or sandwich is the traditional milkshake available in vanilla, chocolate, oreo flavors or vegan whipped cookies with a mix of vegan milk and biscuits topped with whipped cream.
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Restaurantosaurus at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a quirky Dinoland express service location where guests can enjoy classic American dishes in several different rooms filled with antiques and silly props left behind by scientists and students from the nearby Dino Institute. Guests who enjoy lunch or dinner at Restaurantosaurus can also order 50y Anniversary Celebration Milk Shake that pairs a vanilla milkshake with strawberry syrup, a buttercream rim, and whipped cream with a sugar cookie whipped into fruity-flavored cereal.
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