The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, which runs through November 11, is well known as a time for great dining and adult beverages at the park. But what if you can’t visit during the festival? Never fear! There are plenty of great dining options all around World Showcase throughout the year.
Check out the list accompanying this article for two of those options, both of which you can find in the France pavilion. France has two wonderful sit-down restaurants, but if you’re in the mood for something quick and simple, you’ll want to know about the bakery and ice cream shop.
Both of these shops feature freshly made food and desserts at reasonable prices. Head to the back of the France pavilion to find these hidden gems.
For a look inside Monsieur Paul, one of the sit-down restaurants, which is holding several special events throughout the festival, jump to this article.
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Salads and Sandwiches
Boulangerie Patisserie, the bakery in the France pavilion, features an appetizing array of freshly prepared salads, soups, and sandwiches. Enjoy a quick and reasonably priced lunch or a light dinner.
Quiche and More
Quiche is also among the offerings at Boulangerie Patisserie, which serves breakfast as well as lunch and dinner. There are many items in the $5 range, making it a very reasonable place to to sate your hunger.
What would a French bakery be without pastries? One look at the pastry case at Boulangerie Patisserie will have your mouth watering with delight. Everything is freshly baked, so the only challenge is narrowing down your choice to just one option.
If you’re having a tough time making your choice at Boulangerie Patisserie, why not opt for one of the two overall guest favorites? The eclairs are an extremely popular choice, and the macaroons are famous among the bakery’s fans.
One nice thing about Boulangerie Patisserie is the ample indoor seating. It’s nice to take a break from the Florida heat when you’re hiking around World Showcase and relax with a sandwich and a sweet.
L’Artisan des Glaces
Just as the name implies in French, L’Artisan des Glaces is an artisanal ice cream shop with a wide array of ice cream and sorbets that look like a painter’s palate in the display case. Chocoholics can satisfy their sweet tooth with one of the amazing macaroon sandwiches.
Almost everyone loves ice cream, including kids and kids at heart. If you want something a little more adult, there are special spirited additions. The ice cream martini is a very popular option.