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    Downtown Disney Fact Sheet

    Downtown Disney Fact Sheet

    The Downtown Disney area is an exciting metropolis of restaurants, theaters and merchandise shops incorporating the Marketplace, Pleasure Island and the 66-acre West Side.

    Location: The 120-acre area borders the south shore of Buena Vista Lagoon at the intersection of Buena Vista Drive and Hotel Plaza Boulevard in the east-central portion of Walt Disney World Resort. Downtown Disney parking is free.

    Downtown Disney West Side: West Side, largest of the three Downtown Disney areas, includes 344,000 square feet of buildings and a 9,500-square-foot area for events and entertainment.

    AMC Pleasure Island 24 Theatres Complex -- 24 separate auditoriums with stadium seating in 18 theaters for unobstructed viewing. Total area: 110,000 square feet.

    Bongos Cuban Cafe -- Restaurant created by Emilio and Gloria Estefan brings the sizzle of Miami’s South Beach with Cuban cuisine and Latin rhythms. Seats 500, total area: 16,000 square feet.

    Characters in Flight operated by Aerophile -- An iconic tethered balloon lifts guests some 400 feet into the sky offering breathtaking views of Walt Disney World Resort and beyond.

    Cirque du Soleil -- The theatrical show La Nouba is filled with action, humor, color and light, blending the ancient traditions of circus with dance, acrobatics and street entertainment. Seats 1,671, total area: 73,800 square feet. The Cirque du Soleil Bo
    utique is located in the Lobby-Plaza level.

    DisneyQuest -- The ultimate interactive adventure. A 100,000-square-foot family entertainment environment which includes The Wonderland Café for desserts and drinks, and FoodQuest for quick-service dining. The DisneyQuest Emporium is a themed shopping experience.

    Disney’s Candy Cauldron -- Southern style sweets in an open candy kitchen.

    House of Blues -- Live music every night including blues, jazz, country and rock with Mississippi delta cuisine. World famous Gospel Brunch. Restaurant seats 400, music venue holds 2,000, total area: 33,000 square feet.

    Hoypoloi -- A gallery filled with an eclectic collection of uncommon art.

    Magic Masters -- Elegant magic shop inspired by Harry Houdini’s personal library.

    Magnetron -- Specialty refrigerator magnet shop with an assortment of collector-quality magnets.

    Mickey’s Groove -- Clothing, souvenirs, pins, toys and more can be found in this shop dedicated to all things “Big Cheese.”

    Planet Hollywood -- Colorful three-floor-up-to-the-ceiling eatarena with famous movie memorabilia and a menu featuring sandwiches, pizza and steaks, and a store featuring themed merchandise. Restaurant seats 550.

    Planet Hollywood on Location -- Custom Planet Hollywood Orlando sweatshirts, leather jackets,
    T-shirts and movie-themed souvenirs get top billing.

    Pop Gallery -- Original, artist-signed sculptures and paintings, as well as upscale gift items.

    Sosa Family Cigars -- Premium cigar store features the art of hand-rolling cigars.

    Sunglass Icon -- Extraordinary collection of designer sunglasses and eyewear.

    Wetzel’s Pretzels -- Features fresh hand-rolled soft pretzels in a variety of flavors, fresh-baked pretzel dogs, Haagen-Dazs ice cream, fresh-squeezed lemonade and outdoor patio seating.

    Wolfgang Puck Cafe -- Boldly colored, full-service restaurant featuring wood-fired pizzas and an array of classic Puck entrees. Restaurant seats 552, total area: 15,000 square feet.

    Downtown Disney Pleasure Island:

    Curl by Sammy Duval -- This is the place for high-end surfing gear, clothing and accessories including surfboards.
    Fuego by Sosa Cigars -- An upscale cigar bar/lounge where hand-rolled premium cigars are featured and wine, beer, spirits, plus specialty coffees and other non-alcoholic beverages are served. Fuego by Sosa Cigars is open to guests of all ages; anyone under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult of 21 or older.

    Fulton’s Crab House -- A three-deck dining emporium featuring fresh seasonal seafood favorites flown in daily from seaports around the world and served in a riverboat setting. Seats 700.


    Orlando Harley-Davidson Store -- Official Harley-Davidson apparel, from T-shirts to leather jackets, plus an array of gifts and collectibles from miniature motorcycles to products for pets -- all anchored by two Harleys guests can sit on.

    Paradiso 37 -- A high-energy restaurant and bar featuring menu items from the 37 countries of North, South and Central America. Entertainment nightly.

    Portobello -- Rustic country Italian trattoria ambience with authentic Italian fare. Wood-burning-oven pizzas, pastas and grilled fish are favorites. Seats 350 with outdoor dining on the waterfront.

    Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant -- A true slice of Ireland, featuring the very best of authentic Irish food, drink, heritage and live entertainment. Seats 600, total area: 16,500 square feet.


    Downtown Disney Marketplace:
    Exciting restaurants and extraordinary shopping experiences in a strolling street environment with more than 20 venues. A variety of outdoor artisans with merchandise from cloth-covered balloons to creative hair wraps, and silhouette portraits to personalized wood nameplates can be found throughout the Marketplace.

    Arribas Brothers -- Glassware, crystal and metal artisan products; glassblowing; custom decorating.

    Basin -- All-natural bath and skin care products in a rustic setting.
    Cap’n Jack’s Restaurant -- Fresh oysters or clam chowder with accompanying refreshments, sandwiches and other fare served around the Captain’s copper bar.

    Disney’s Days of Christmas -- Christmas collectibles, ornaments and Disney character holiday items.
    Disney’s Design-a-Tee presented by Hanes -- Customized T-shirts in a variety of colors, styles and themes.

    Disney’s Pin Traders -- The premier location for pin trading at Walt Disney World Resort.

    Disney’s Wonderful World of Memories -- Disney scrapbook supplies, stationery and postcards.

    Earl of Sandwich -- A 220-seat casual restaurant with freshly prepared hot sandwiches, salads and delicious desserts.

    Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop -- San Francisco’s famous sweet-maker comes East with a soda fountain featuring its world-famous hot fudge sundae.
    Goofy’s Candy Co. -- An assortment of candy, cookies, taffy, chocolates, frozen drinks and more.

    LEGO Imagination Center -- A dynamic showplace and retail store for famous LEGO bricks and toys with an interactive playground and towering LEGO displays indoors and out.

    Mickey’s Mart-Everything Ten Dollars and Under -- Unique gifts, surprise grab bags and highlighted item of the week, all at value pricing.


    Mickey’s Pantry -- The family chef can explore culinary trends and find kitchen gadgets galore, from unique cooking utensils to mugs, teas and coffees.

    Once Upon a Toy -- This 16,000-square-foot toy store features fun new toys, games and collectibles combining the magic of Disney and the fun of Hasbro.

    Pooh Corner -- A friendly forest setting with Winnie the Pooh merchandise for the young and oung-at-heart.

    Rainforest Cafe -- A wild place to shop and eat with favorite sandwiches, pastas, pizzas and an amazing array of appetizers in a unique rainforest setting. Fantastic gifts, too. Seats 500.

    Team Mickey’s Athletic Club -- Character apparel with Mickey and friends to suit any fan of any sport, as well as a selection of golf, NASCAR and authentic ESPN sporting goods. Baseball players can get customized baseball gear at the new Rawlings Making the Game sporting goods shop.

    The Art of Disney -- Disney animation art and collectibles.

    TrenD -- Hip apparel and novel accessories for women with a fashion sense.

    T-Rex: A Prehistoric Family Adventure -- Casual dining in a prehistoric world of adventure with life-size animatronic dinosaurs.

    Wolfgang Puck Express -- World-famous chef Wolfgang Puck turns his talents to fast service and signature treats including pizzas, sandwiches, soup and fresh salads.

    World of Disney Store -- Centerpiece of Downtown Disney, this 51,000-square-foot retail palace is the biggest Disney shopping destination on Earth. Specialties include Disney-themed merchandise rooms, each telling stories based on classic Disney films, and Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, a magical salon for little princesses and rock star wannabes ages 3 and up.
    Updated 06/09
    Rick
    "Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our childen"
    Walt Disney
    Talk Disney Administrator

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