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The Best Drinks and Food at California Adventure


The food and drinks at Disney California Adventure are next level! From unique cocktails to custom, sweet treats, DCA is a foodie heaven. Continue reading for some of the most popular drinks and food at Disney California Adventure.

Best Food and Drinks at Disney California Adventure 

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1. Funnel Cake Fries at Award Wieners 

If you love funnel cakes, then you’ll love the funnel cake fries at Award Wieners. Go classic with just some powdered sugar, or go wild and add all sorts of toppings.

2. Corn Dog at Corn Dog Castle

One of the most classic Disneyland foods, you can’t miss out on a hand dipped corn dog. You can choose between a classic hot dog, hot link, or cheese stick.

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3. Lobster Nachos at Lamplight Lounge

Probably the most iconic food item at Disney California Adventure is the lobster nachos, and not without reason. They are seriously so good! The nachos are topped with warm lobster, black beans, aged cheddar and monterey jack cheese, pico, serrano chiles and chipotle crema. Take a break from the rides and grab yourself some at the Lamplight Lounge. 

4. Hand-DIpped Ice Cream Bar at Clarabelles

There’s nothing like ice cream on a warm day. Stop by Clarabelles to customize your own hand-dipped ice cream bar. Your choice of ice cream flavor gets covered in a chocolate coating, after which you can add one or all the toppings. 

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5. Bacon Mac & Cheese Bread Cone at Cozy Cone 3

When you enter the Cozy Cone Motel area, there’s 5 different cones that offer different things. Go to Cozy Cone 3, Chili Cone Queso, for some delicious bacon mac served in a bread cone. 

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6. Not So Little Chicken Sandwich at Pym Testing Kitchen

Pym Testing Kitchen is located in the Avengers Campus in DCA. The Not So Little Chicken Sandwich is a fried chicken breast with teriyaki and red chili sauces, topped with pickled cabbage slaw on brioche, and it’s served with crispy Potato Bites. It’s super yummy and super filling. If you’re looking to squeeze in more goodies, try splitting it with someone else.  

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7. Sweet Spiral Ration at Terran Treats

The sweet spiral ration is a green pineapple flavored churro that you can grab at Terran Treats near the Guardians of the Galaxy ride. You can get regular churros all around DCA and Disneyland but try the sweet spiral ration for a different take on the classic.

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8. Pear of Dice Soda at Cozy Cone 1 

At Cozy Cone 1 – Churros, you’ll find the pear of dice soda. A tasty and refreshing blend of prickly pear, mojito mix, and sprite. Grab one to sip on while you wait in line for Radiator Springs Racers. 

9. Fillmore’s Fueling Groovy Pomegranate Limeade at Cozy Cone 4

Stop by Cozy Cone 4 – Frozen Cone-Coctions for another unique Disney drink. Topped with lemon lime foam this pomegranate limeade is perfect on a warm day. Just keep in mind it’s more tart than sweet!

10. Margarita at Rita’s Baja Blenders

One of the best parts of California Adventure is that there are plenty of places to grab a drink. Stop by Rita’s for a strawberry or lime margarita. Also, for an extra $2 you can add an additional splash of liqueur. 

11. Pixar Pier Frosty Parfait at Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats

Stop by Adorable Snowman’s for this deliciously good treat. It’s a non-dairy lemon soft-serve with a blue raspberry swirl. 

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12. X-Periment at Pym Testing Lab

If you’re into a good spicy marg, you’ll love the X-Periment drink at Pym Testing Lab, not to be confused with the Pym Testing Kitchen. This drink is a combination of Patrón Silver Tequila, mango and habanero syrups, and mango flavor-filled boba. Y’all, this drink is seriously good! 

So, that completes my best food and drinks at Disney California Adventure food guide. Check out my Disneyland food guide for the best things to try within the main park. Also, let me know in a comment down below what your favorite California Adventure food and drinks are, and whether or not you’ve tried mine.

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