Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto Review

Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Trader Sam's Grog Grotto Review

Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto is one of the newest and most popular lounges on Walt Disney World property.

This very fun lounge, is located at the Polynesian Village Resort. Just go down the hall at the left rear of the Polynesian Village Resort’s lobby and follow it to the left.

The lounge is named after Trader Sam  from the classic Magic Kingdom Jungle Cruise attraction, where he is the “Head” Salesman.

The Grog Grotto has limited seating and can at times have waits of up to two hours to get in!

Reservations are not accepted!

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Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom Restaurants That Serve Alcohol

Where to Drink in the Magic Kingdom

Until 2012 Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom was dry, with alcohol totally unavailable at all. Today beer and wine are available in limited select locations.

In this post we’ll go over the very limited selection of restaurants that serve alcohol in the Magic Kingdom and share our recommendations.

A Little History

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios Baseline Tap House Review

Disney's Hollywood Studios Baseline Tap House Review
Disney's Hollywood Studios Baseline Tap House Review

You’ll enjoy the Baseline Tap House, one of the newest Disney World Theme Park Bars. Stop on in for a cold California brew or glass of wine and enjoy the small bites as well.

The Baseline Tap House offers a broad selection of California craft ales, lagers and cider. Plus a variety of California wines on tap and specialty cocktails

The Baseline Tap House opened in the location that formerly housed The Writer’s Stop, a coffee shop that also sold a very small selection of books that was based upon the book store Ellen DeGeneres’ character owned in the ABC 90’s show Ellen.

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The Best Bar or Lounge in Each Walt Disney World Theme Park – Our Picks

The Best Bar or Lounge in Each Walt Disney World Theme Park - Our Picks

In this post we are going to share our picks for the Best Bar or Lounge in all four of Walt Disney World’s Theme Parks.

This is the first of our new regular “Best Of” posts where we’ll be sharing our favorite places that we think you ought to try.

To make the list the contenders had to have a unique,  enjoyable environment and a versatile drink menu.

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Disney Pop Up Bars

Disney World Pop Up Bars

What is a Pop Up Bar you ask? It’s what I call a temporary or semi-temporary type bar that appears to sell drinks at Disney’s theme parks, resort hotels, or shopping areas.

These bars “pop up” all over to celebrate specific events, the various seasons, or for no reason at all and come in several types.

It might be a currently unused location of another type being used for a temporary bar, a cart and or table that is often put up in the came location, or a new spot in a “dry” area with just a table set up.

You’ll most likely spot these as you tour Disney’s vacation destinations.

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Walt Disney World’s Generic Alcoholic Drink Menu

WDW Generic Menu

In the distant past Disney Bars and Lounges all had individual menus with Drinks inspired by their theme.

But many years ago Disney introduced what has been called: the Disney Bar and Lounge Menu, the Disney Standard Drink Menu, the Disney Resort Shared Cocktail Beer and Wine Menu, or as I like to call it, the Disney Generic Alcohol Menu. Generic, because all resorts that use it serve the same stuff!

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge Review

Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge Review
Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge Review

Relax in this shady, Outdoor Lounge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

This lounge is one of our favorite spots to have an adult drink at Hollywood Studios!

It is alway a few degrees cooler in this shady spot, they have quite an extensive drink menu, and there’s a steady stream of foot traffic going by if you care to people watch.

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