Favorite All-American Food at Walt Disney World

February is the birth month of both Abraham Lincoln and George Washington and Presidents Day was originally designated as a celebration of President Washington's birthday (the perks you get for being the first president). To celebrate Abe and George, and because no birthday celebration is complete without food, we're going to check out some of the best all-American food at Disney World.

Favorite All-American Food at Walt Disney WorldFavorite All-American Food at Walt Disney World

Before we dive in to the food, here's a little history lesson: until 1971's Uniform Monday Holiday Act (creating more Monday holidays and three-day weekends), the holiday was celebrated on February 22 (Washington's actual birthday). Now you know (thank you, History Channel). ;-)

Now let's talk food!

First on our list of yummy all-American eats is a hot dog from Casey's Corner in the Magic Kingdom. Sure you could order the standard plain hot dog and fries (and we wouldn't fault you for that as we love it too), but right now Casey's has a specialty dog on the menu: the 45th anniversary celebration hot dog (honoring the 45th anniversary of the Magic Kingdom).

The dog (served all day, including at breakfast!) is topped with shredded hash browns, shredded cheddar cheese, bacon pieces, and fried onion straws, and it's topped with a chipotle ranch sauce.

45th annivesary hot dog at Casey's Corner45th annivesary hot dog at Casey's Corner

You'll also find other specialty hot dogs on the menu at Casey's on a rotating basis. Most recently the specialty dog was a Mac and Cheese Hot Dog.

Up next in the all-American food lineup are burgers. Now, most of the burgers at Disney World are your standard, run-of-the-mill beef patty on a bun. But if you find yourself craving a burger at Disney Springs we suggest stopping at D-Luxe Burger, the Disney-owned and operated burger joint.

You'll find gourmet burgers, fresh-cut fries with dipping sauces (!!), and artisanal gelato shakes. Sounds perfectly delicious to us!

Burger from D-Luxe Burger at Disney SpringsBurger from D-Luxe Burger at Disney Springs

Another great new burger that just appeared on the dining scene last week is the Bison Cheeseburger at the brand new Geyser Point Bar & Grill at Disney's Wilderness Lodge. This burger is topped with Tillamook Cheddar, sweet onion straws, and Marionberry Barbecue Sauce.

If you're looking for a new dessert option to go with your Bison Cheeseburger we recommend checking out the Seasonal Apple Pie at Geyser Point. Currently it's apple and cranberry and it isn't your standard counter service pie.

Seasona Apple Cranberry Pie at Geyser PointSeasona Apple Cranberry Pie at Geyser Point

Our favorite ice cream treat is still the aptly-named All-American Sundae from The Plaza Ice Cream Parlor at the Magic Kingdom. Vanilla ice cream (or whatever flavor you prefer) topped with hot fudge and hot peanut butter sauce, whipped cream, chocolate and peanut butter chips, and a cherry.

All-American Sundae at Plaza Ice Cream ParlorAll-American Sundae at Plaza Ice Cream Parlor

If you're in Epcot looking for a great treat all-American style treat you have several great options. First, you can stop by the Liberty Inn in the American Adventure Pavilion and enjoy lunch or dinner. You'll also find one of our favorite cool treats the American Dream, a blue raspberry and strawberry slush layered with vanilla ice cream. Pair it with a funnel cake or popcorn for a perfect snack.

The American Dream in EpcotThe American Dream in Epcot

Another one of our favorite frozen treats is the red, white, and blue vanilla macaron ice cream sandwich from L'Artisans des Glaces in the France Pavilion. You'll usually find this in the summer months closer to July 4th, but the other macaron ice cream sandwiches at L'Artisans are just as delicious!

If there's one food that is at the top of our list, it's fried chicken. And our new favorite spot for fried chicken is Chef Art Smith's Homecoming Florida Kitchen in Disney Springs. The buttermilk brined fried chicken is to die for. And don't forget to save room for Hummingbird Cake.

Fried chicken at Homecoming Florida Kitchen in Disney SpringsFried chicken at Homecoming Florida Kitchen in Disney Springs

Other great spots for an all-American style meal are Flame Tree Barbecue at Disney's Animal Kingdom, 50's Prime Time Cafe at Disney's Hollywood Studios (our favorite is the fried chicken), and Columbia Harbour House at the Magic Kingdom.

What's your favorite all-American food at Disney World?What's your favorite all-American food at Disney World?

What's your favorite all-American treat at Disney World? Let us know in the comments.

Many thanks to the Disney Food Blog for use of their photos.

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