Disney at Walt Disney World Resort is an area in
entertainment complex is being re-imagined under a new
name — Disney Springs — which will feature a plethora
of new shopping, dining and entertainment options for
new incarnation, planned for completion in 2016, will have
the feel of a small Florida town in the early 1900s and
will feature four distinct areas — Town Center, The
Landing, Marketplace and West Side.
first phase of the transition is a lakefront shopping and
dining area called The Landing, which is set to open in
is what we already know about Disney Springs.
In November, the first of several transportation
improvements tied to the Disney Springs transition opened
to the public — a five-level parking garage with 4,000
second garage, a new ramp from Interstate 4, a widened
Buena Vista Drive with 10 lanes and two pedestrian bridges
are also in the plans for a project that won’t be
complete until late 2016. The extension of an I-4 off ramp
leading into the new garage is still waiting federal
Masaharu Morimoto ("Iron Chef") is teaming up
with Patina Restaurant Group to open Morimoto Asia at
Disney Springs, a re-imagined version of Downtown Disney.
The design for Morimoto Asia features a two-story glass
entrance, Asian calligraphy facades, and outdoor dining
areas with views...
Boathouse is coming to Disney Springs at Disney World
Resort in spring 2015. It will have multiple bars,
including one that juts out over the water.
Asia: Set to open in summer 2015, Morimoto Asia will be
one of two restaurants in the area formerly known as
Chef" star Masaharu Morimoto is teaming up with
Patina Restaurant Group for the Pan-Asian eatery, which
will be located in a 36-foot tall, two-story layout in the
remodeled structure once known as Mannequins Dance Palace.
Boathouse: The other restaurant coming to the former
Pleasure Island area, The Boathouse is set to open in the
spring and will be operated by the Gibons Restaurant
Group. The nautical-themed, waterfront restaurant will
feature dream boats from the ’30s, ’40s and ’50s,
along with a menu of steak, fresh seafood and a raw bar.
Bottling Co. Marquee: Now a permanent fixture in the
Downtown Disney skyline, the Springs Bottling Co. Marquee
sits on top of Morimoto Asia and helps tell the story of
Disney Springs, as the marquee signifies what is suppose
to be the former bottling company of the town.
BabyCakes: A new bakery from the folks behind the vegan
sweet shop BabyCakes NYC will open at Disney Springs,
according to documents filed with Orange County.
Erin McKenna’s Bakery Valentine, the bakery will fill
the void left after McKenna’s BabyCakes NYC closed in
The latest announcement for Disney Springs is STK
steakhouse, which will be located within The Landing area
at the re-imagined complex.
will have two dining floors, including the only rooftop
dining venue in Disney Springs. ONE Group Hospitality owns
and operates eight STK restaurants in cities including New
York City, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and London.