The gelato in Italy in Disney's World Showcase is a must-try this November (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

The fall is an exciting time of Epcot this year! From the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2019 to the debut of Epcot Forever and the opening of Walt Disney Imagineering Presents the Epcot Experience, Disney fans are flocking to this park lately. The only thing better than new experiences, is new food at Walt Disney World resort. Today we’re sharing some food updates coming to Epcot!

The Donut Box
The Donut Box has officially opened in Epcot for the festival season. Located in Future World East near Test Track, The Donut Box is a sweet new snack stop in the park! You’ll find Sweet Corn Fritters with Fresno and Red Pepper Jelly, and Strawberry-Dusted Yeast Donut Holes. As for beverage options, guests of all ages can try a refreshing Strawberry Smoothie, garnished with a donut hole! Guests who are over 21 can try the Black and White Coffee Cocktail which is garnished with a fresh yeast donut covered in chocolate espresso bean crumbles!

Cool Wash
Not far from The Donut Box, you’ll find the new and improved Cool Wash has reopened with an array of slushy flavors. Create your own custom slushy blend from six frozen carbonated beverages! Guests can choose from frozen Coke, Fanta Banana, Fanta Cherry, Fanta Orange, Fanta Watermelon, and Blue Raspberry. Once you’ve selected your flavors, add popping pearls, jelly drops, popping candy, and candy pebbles to make your slushy creation complete! Guests over 21 can enjoy a Coca Cola Orange Vanilla with gin in a special souvenir cup.

The Donut Box and Cool Wash will both be open through November 23, 2019 for the remainder of the festival season!

Coral Reef Restaurant
In honor of The Little Mermaid’s 30th anniversary, Coral Reef Restaurant in Future World is offering a commemorative menu for a limited time. This menu will include themed items like Chef Louis’ Lobster Seafood Boil, King Triton’s Key Lime Tart, and the Dinglehopper Shrimp Cocktail! In addition to dining on this limited time menu, you’ll also be able to take home the beautiful commemorative menu while supplies last. The special Coral Reef Restaurant menu started October 19, 2019 and reservations can be made daily using the My Disney Experience app. 

Gelato in Italy
Patina Restaurant Group is bringing a new kiosk to the Italy pavilion in World Showcase! This new kiosk will serve twelve different gelato and sorbet options, including plant-based and gluten-friendly flavors as well. The menu will be seasonally updated and uses locally sourced fruits for the best flavor possible! Check back for more updates on this new World Showcase offering.

As you can see, there’s a lot of foodie excitement right now at Epcot! Whether you’re visiting for Epcot International Food & Wine Festival or the new Epcot Forever nighttime spectacular, don’t forget to check out these four new food offering around the park. Get your Walt Disney World discounted tickets here at!