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Ultimate Food Lover’s Guide to Discovery Cove: Savoring Paradise


From swimming with dolphins, exploring the aviary, and relaxing in Wind-Away River at Discovery Cove, you will surely work up an appetite for more than adventure. This all-inclusive paradise caters to your cravings with a wide range of entrees, snacks, and beverages, all part of your ticket package. Here’s the icing on the cake – you can snag discounted admission to Discovery Cove through us at Orlando Informer, satisfying your stomach and wallet. 

Now, let’s set our sights on the culinary delights that await you at Discovery Cove! 

Discovery Cove Breakfast and Lunch Buffet

Discovery Cove Breakfast
Discovery Cove Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so begin your Discovery Cove adventure on the right foot by fueling your appetite with a delicious buffet at Laguna Grill. The menu features classic Southern favorites like chicken and waffles, scrambled eggs, breakfast potatoes, and sausage links. Compliment your plate with fresh fruits, pastries, yogurts, and cereals.

Discovery Cove Lunch

Once you’ve basked in the sun and experienced some of what Discovery Cove has to offer, head back to Laguna Grill for their expansive lunch buffet. Satisfy your appetite by chowing down on dishes like the Laguna Beach Burger, Coconut Crusted Salmon, Mojo Pulled Pork, Jamaican Pepper Steak, Grilled Jerk Chicken Wrap, Quinoa Salad, and more. 

Anyone in your party desiring a simpler fare can enjoy the dedicated kid’s menu that includes childhood comforts like chicken tenders, hot dogs, and macaroni and cheese.

Discovery Cove Desserts

Got a hankering for something sweet? Indulge your sweet tooth with a selection of cakes and bars, the ultimate grand finale to your delicious lunch.

Discovery Cove All-Day Snacks

In need of a pick-me-up between swimming alongside sharks at The Grand Reef and encountering the Asian Clawed Otters at Freshwater Oasis? Good news: Discovery Cove has not one, but two fantastic options!

Swing by Hibiscus Hideaway, where you can not only savor flatbread pizza but also dive into vanilla and pineapple soft-serve ice cream. It’s the perfect cooldown treat!

Alternatively, head over to Blue Bamboo Bar for a snack with a twist. This stop offers fresh, warm, soft pretzels and irresistible chocolate chip cookies. And don’t forget, both of these snacking spots have your savory cravings covered with a selection of chips.  

Discovery Cove Icees

Some define paradise as basking in the sun with an Icee in hand. Discovery Cove has curated a refreshing lineup of flavors like lemonade, mango, and piña colada. To get your hands on this frozen dessert, make a beeline for either Blue Bamboo Bar or Hibiscus Hideaway. 

Discovery Cove Adult Beverages

Discovery Cove Drinks
Discovery Cove Drinks

Guests aged 21+ visiting Discovery Cove can indulge in a selection of beer and wine, all included as part of your resort package. Splash into the possibilities with bar service available at Hibiscus Hideaway and Blue Bamboo Bar.  

Discovery Cove Premium Drink Packages

Discovery Cove Drink Packages

Raise your glass to a relaxing day at Discovery Cove with an upgraded drink package. As previously mentioned, standard admission includes a selection of beer and wine for guests 21+. However, the premium drink package expands your options with a variety of craft beer, mixed drinks, and frozen cocktails that pair perfectly with the sun and sand at Discovery Cove. Cheers to that!   

Discovery Cove Vegetarian Options

Calling all of our vegetarian pals! Laguna Grill has got your morning covered with a plate of breakfast potatoes and french toast sticks, perfectly accompanied by an array of fruits, cereals, yogurts, and pastries. And that’s just the beginning!

Discovery Cove Lunch

Later in the day, Laguna Grill’s menu transforms to serve Impossible and Veggie Burgers, along with their Signature Salad and Quinoa Salad, ensuring you have plenty of options to choose from.

Discovery Cove Flatbread

Looking for something different? Hibiscus Hideaway dishes out a Margherita Flatbread that’s bound to satisfy your taste buds. Plus, vegetarian-friendly treats await you across all Discovery Cove dining establishments, including cakes, cookies, ice cream, pretzels, and chips. 

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About Kelsey Bowyer

Kelsey hails from the land of chocolate, ketchup, and Mister Rogers – known to most as Pennsylvania. Her family’s annual visits to the sunshine state instilled a love of storytelling and theme parks at an early age. In 2015, she packed her bags for the Disney College Program but decided to make this move permanent and call Orlando home. When she is not roaming Orlando’s world-class Theme Parks with her husband, she can be found lost in a book, planning her next vacation, or petting dogs.