Fresh cut fries/chips at WDW?

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Fresh cut fries/chips at WDW?

Hi guys!

There are lots of places that serve up fries (or chips depending on where you're from). But most of them are the run of the mill frozen fries.

Does anyone know where you can get fresh cut fries at WDW? I'm talking sacks of potatoes go in the kitchen back door and fresh fries come out front end.

The only place I know currently is Yak and Yeti at AK.

Here's a mouthwatering generic shot of fresh fries:

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Well, I wanna know too!!!!!

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Hmm...I've done some searching myself. I've been told that over at the Yacht Club in both of the Crew's Cup lounge and the Ale and Compass lounge, they both offer something called "House Cut Truffle Fries" which looks something like this:

But in terms of really good fries, I've been told the Plaza restaurant in the MK and Yorkshire County Fish Shop have the best fries from what I've been told. I don't know if they are "hand cut" or not for those....

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jw24 wrote:
Hmm...I've done some searching myself. I've been told that over at the Yacht Club in both of the Crew's Cup lounge and the Ale and Compass lounge, they both offer something called "House Cut Truffle Fries" which looks something like this:

But in terms of really good fries, I've been told the Plaza restaurant in the MK and Yorkshire County Fish Shop have the best fries from what I've been told. I don't know if they are "hand cut" or not for those....

Oh, those do look good! Thanks jw!

I'm pretty sure the fries at Yorkshire Fish Shop are just the frozen variety though. I've only had them a couple of times and I don't remember them being that great. I'll check it out again next trip.

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Here in Sarnia there is a local tradition of buying fresh cut fries under the Bluewater bridges that go over to Michigan. Generations have enjoyed "bridge fries". It would be nice to have 'real' fries to look forward to in the world!

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I'm in CO this week for work and while in Estes Park after ordering my meal the lady walked up to my table with a basket and said pick your tator. That's right I got to select the tator that then became a lovely stack of fresh cut fries. I'm now spoiled.

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JW24 those look tasty. I may have to stroll over from the Beach Club and check those out. Thanks for the heads up awesome

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Well not being an expert on fries, but we Scots do love our Fish & Chips...In 2nd place I'd vote for the carry out at Yorkshire Rose & Crown..But in 1st place I'd put Raglan Road & Cookes at downtown...If you haven't tried them..Get it on your list..You won't be disappointed... awesome

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Magic Days wrote:
I'm in CO this week for work and while in Estes Park after ordering my meal the lady walked up to my table with a basket and said pick your tator. That's right I got to select the tator that then became a lovely stack of fresh cut fries. I'm now spoiled.

Cool idea! awesome

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This would involve a quick trip off property, but if there's a Five Guys in Orlando, get their Cajun fries. OMG they're good.

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This would involve a quick trip off property, but if there's a Five Guys in Orlando, get their Cajun fries. OMG they're good.

While I haven't tried their cajun fries and only the regular ones, I have to say that I think Five Guys' fries are probably the best I've ever had from a chain restaurant. Miles better than McDonalds, Burger King and even Wendy's fries put together! Plus it's only cool to have a "topper" of extra fries, too. biggrin

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There's a place in Coney Island called Nathan's. I think they have been using the same oil since 1916 to make their fries. Nothing like 'em.

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Talking about the same oil..We have an Italian fish & chip shop in our town..He uses a mixture of three oils ( family secret ) to fry his chips/fries, and a special beer batter for the fish...Must admit the batter is so crispy I could eat it on it's own..

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Magic Days wrote:
I'm in CO this week for work and while in Estes Park after ordering my meal the lady walked up to my table with a basket and said pick your tator. That's right I got to select the tator that then became a lovely stack of fresh cut fries. I'm now spoiled.

Wow! That is amazing. I've never heard of this being done before. Very interesting. awesome

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Talking about the same oil..We have an Italian fish & chip shop in our town..He uses a mixture of three oils ( family secret ) to fry his chips/fries, and a special beer batter for the fish...Must admit the batter is so crispy I could eat it on it's own..

Sounds delicious!

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jw24 wrote:
crazycatperson wrote:
This would involve a quick trip off property, but if there's a Five Guys in Orlando, get their Cajun fries. OMG they're good.

While I haven't tried their cajun fries and only the regular ones, I have to say that I think Five Guys' fries are probably the best I've ever had from a chain restaurant.

I have to agree here - Five Guys has some killer fries.

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Kristen K. wrote:
jw24 wrote:
crazycatperson wrote:
This would involve a quick trip off property, but if there's a Five Guys in Orlando, get their Cajun fries. OMG they're good.

While I haven't tried their cajun fries and only the regular ones, I have to say that I think Five Guys' fries are probably the best I've ever had from a chain restaurant.

I have to agree here - Five Guys has some killer fries.

I love Five Guys muchlove I wish there was one in my city sad

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The Colonel wrote:
There's a place in Coney Island called Nathan's. I think they have been using the same oil since 1916 to make their fries. Nothing like 'em.

Believe it or not, Hersheypark in Pennsylvania has two Nathan's hot dog stands inside the park. The hot dogs and fries are pretty darn good, although I cannot compare to the fare at the original Coney Island Nathan's as I have never had the pleasure of eating there.

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The Colonel wrote:
There's a place in Coney Island called Nathan's. I think they have been using the same oil since 1916 to make their fries. Nothing like 'em.

drooooooool yay yay I LOVE Nathan's fries. And you can buy them at the store now. I've never had them at Coney Island but a sub place I use to frequent in Florida had the dogs and fries. I would go at least once a week if not more!!!! I think I have some in the freezer now.... *running for kitchen*

I do love me some 5 Guys also.

My granny has fried us "Taters" for years! It's the one thing I can always count on when we are there.

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Fries...... I can take them or leave them, I'm not that into them. BUT, the fries at 5Guys are awesome. We always have a 5Guys when at the Mall, my wife goes nuts over them plus I'm a massive meat and chilli junky, so a fresh burger with chillies works for me, but the fries are just so good. Not greasy or overly salted. Even been the one in NYC, 2nd think we did after checking in........... Burger and fries!!!!

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Kristen K. wrote:
jw24 wrote:
crazycatperson wrote:
This would involve a quick trip off property, but if there's a Five Guys in Orlando, get their Cajun fries. OMG they're good.

While I haven't tried their cajun fries and only the regular ones, I have to say that I think Five Guys' fries are probably the best I've ever had from a chain restaurant.

I have to agree here - Five Guys has some killer fries.

Here here, Five Guys are the bomb for fries! awesome

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This thread made me so hungry for 5 guys that my hubby and I had dinner there last night. The fries were awesome as always!

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Wow... This Five Guys place sounds really good!

Do you think I could convince the MDE driver to make a quick stop there? laugh

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That Five Guys place is THE best, we have two where I live, one at each end of town and I really muchlove them. Both the fries AND the burgers are the greatest. awesome awesome

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You guys have me craving Five Guys now!! I was in the same retail district as mine tonight, but was eating at a pasta joint instead and now I'm kind of disappointed in said choice. laugh

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I've never heard of 'five guys', I assume it is an American thing? So... what are the best fries at WDW?

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Getting this thread back on track....

CdnSquirrel wrote:
So... what are the best fries at WDW?

That's a great question! I reached out to our friends over at the Disney Food Blog this morning to see if they could help answer that question.

But until we hear back, here are a couple suggestions for crave worthy fries at Walt Disney World! It's worth noting that the highlight of most of these fries is the topping.

http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2014/08/14/news-and-review-waffle-fry-menu-debuts-at-magic-kingdoms-golden-oak-outpost/

http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2014/06/27/review-gravy-fries-at-everything-pop-food-court-at-disneys-pop-century-resort/

http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2012/05/20/review-paradiso-37-at-downtown-disney/

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AJ over at DFB said to take a look at this post, and that some of the counter service restaurants are currently serving house cut fries. I'm trying to track down which ones. Smile

http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2010/07/26/rip-figaro-fries/

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Thanks Kristen! We'll see what we can find next week. awesome

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Kristen K. wrote:
AJ over at DFB said to take a look at this post, and that some of the counter service restaurants are currently serving house cut fries. I'm trying to track down which ones. Smile

http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2010/07/26/rip-figaro-fries/

Wow, that's awesome Kristen. Thanks for the info! awesome

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CdnSquirrel wrote:
Here in Sarnia there is a local tradition of buying fresh cut fries under the Bluewater bridges that go over to Michigan. Generations have enjoyed "bridge fries". It would be nice to have 'real' fries to look forward to in the world!

Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm been there, done that!!!! They are the BEST!!!Love those Bridge fries!!!!