In the center of Disney’s Boardwalk area, Flying Fish Café is a signature-dining restaurant that I love. Fresh seafood and great steaks make this a restaurant that appeals to many people. Flying Fish has an energetic feel – perhaps because of its “onstage” kitchen and interesting decor.
As someone who loves seafood and steak, I love that Flying Fish offers an entrée duo: Char-crusted Angus New York Strip Steak and Potato-wrapped Red Snapper. To be honest, I love the Idaho Potato-wrapped Red Snapper so much, I usually order it on its own. It is their signature dish and is always on the menu. It is served over a Rich Leek Fondue with a Veal Glace de Viande and Red Wine-Cassis Butter Reduction. It really is one of my favorite dishes of any restaurant.
The menu offers many tasty appetizer, soup and salad choices, including an amazing artisanal cheese platter. They also offer a nice selection of wines and other adult beverages.
Make sure you leave room for dessert. The menu changes but the choices are always scrumptious! They offer a children’s menu as well. Even though my son now orders off of the adult menu, when we dined here this past summer, he asked for an item off of the children’s dessert menu. There is a white chocolate puzzle that comes with sugar “paints” and paintbrush along with a creamy-topped chocolate cupcake. Fun to put together and paint and delicious to eat!
Flying Fish Café is signature dining so it is a bit pricier and if you are on a Disney Dining Plan, it will take two table service credits per person to dine here. There is a dress code. Men may wear khakis, slacks, jeans or dress shorts and collared shirts. Sport coats are optional. Women may wear capri pants, skirts, dresses, jeans or dress shorts. Reservations are recommended and can be made up to 180 days prior to your visit.
Flying Fish is not open for lunch but recently opened for breakfast. I have not had the opportunity, yet, to dine here for breakfast. If you are coming here from either Epcot or Disney’s Hollywood Studios, you can take a Friendship boat from either of those parks and get off at the Boardwalk dock. Flying Fish Café is literally steps away from the boat dock. After dinner, enjoy some of the nighttime activities at Disney’s Boardwalk. Play a few midway games, enjoy a romantic walk along the water’s edge, or watch the evening street performers.
Have you dined at Flying Fish? What’s your favorite dish?
Caroline Knowles says
Flying Fish Cafe’ tops my list of all time favorite restaurants as well! The potato-wrapped snapper is the only thing I ever order! My husband never orders fish in restaurants because he doesn’t like the ‘fishy” taste. He fell in love with my snapper and to this day still talks about how fabulous it was!