Disney Rolls Out Price Increases at Restaurants, Though Parks Remain Closed

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Disney Parks remain closed indefinitely, however, it appears changes are happening during these closures; specifically, regarding menu changes and price increases at some restaurants.

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Menu changes are being reported for restaurants like at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Brown Derby Lounge, while at the Ale & Compass Lounge some price increases are taking effect.

Ale & Compass
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Alcoholic beverages are going up in price a whopping $2-$2.50 more than before while non-alcoholic options are showing a $0.50 increase on average. Wine bottles are also seeing the upward cost trend showing between $4-6 more versus previous prices.

At the Brown Derby Lounge, fan-favorite cocktails were no longer listed on the menu. Items like margaritas and previously available martinis are missing.

Ale & Compass Lounge Menu
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Both menu changes and price increases are being reported at Disney Springs Jock Lindsey’s. At this restaurant, you’ll see a fluctuation of pricing changes from modest increases to some other cocktails price drop. A notable example of a price decrease is the Hail Marty, a Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr. Single Barrel Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey bottled in Bond and comes served with an Ice Sphere. Previously offered at $23.00, the menu now shows it listed at $19.00.

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Jock Lindseys Menu
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A beloved character dining experience is also going through some menu changes. Tusker House Restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, which features Mickey in his safari gear and friends, is missing some cocktail favorites, however, new options are coming!

Tusker House MIckey Donald greeting guests
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Some more margaritas have gone missing from this safari-inspired restaurant, and now the menu is only showing 4-options; the African Bloody Mary, African Mimosa, Cold Brew XO, and the Ngumu Jungle Juice.

Tusker House Drink Menu
Credit: My Disney Experience

Menu changes happen often at the Walt Disney World resort, so it’s always a good idea to browse those menus online when you’re booking your reservations. You don’t want to be disappointed upon arrival that your favorite item is missing!

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