Downtown Disneyland Parkside Market Food Hall will be opening in 2024. They just filed an $8 Million permit with the city of Anaheim to begin construction where the old AMC theatre was torn down. Here’s the inside scoop on this new exciting food hall and what will be new food options will be available.
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About Parkside Market Food Hall
First, the Downtown Disneyland Parkside Market is expected to include four quick-service concepts. There will be a second floor with outside seating for dining. Personally, I think this is great as the current line-up of restaurants in Downtown Disney all seem to be getting a major overhaul. While I was not thrilled with the renovation to my favorite Jazz Kitchen, this new food hall sounds exciting.
New Restaurants Coming to Downtown Disneyland Parkside Market
There will be four new dining options coming to Downtown Disneyland located at the new Parkside Market Food Hall. The Disneyland Resort has been working on diversifying the various cultural cuisines available at the parks and this new food hall will include plenty of options. Here’s everything you need to know about these new delicious quick-service restaurants.
A fast-casual modern eatery that will serve a Korean-forward menu based on bibimbap (Korean rice bowls) with a California twist. Executive Chef Kelly Kim will showcase bold Korean flavors through marinated meats, vegetables, and savory sauces over rice, noodles, or salad, plus appetizers, an Asian-inspired breakfast menu, and hand-crafted drinks.
From founders Amanda-Jane Thomas and Shanita Nicholas, a Black women-owned brand that has been recognized as one of the best cafés in L.A. by the Los Angeles Times. Guests can expect to enjoy signature lattes, fresh treats, frozen drinks, and Caribbean-inspired bites.
From Boka Restaurant Group, founded by James Beard Award-winning restaurateurs Rob Katz and Kevin Boehm, alongside Michelin Star Chef Partner Lee Wolen. The shop will serve a family-friendly menu of chicken sandwiches, salads, and classic dinner table sides. The first brick-and-mortar GG’s Chicken Shop opened earlier this year in Chicago and this new location in Downtown Disney District will be its first on the West Coast.
Second Story Bar
Additionally, for those who are really missing the Uva Bar right now, there will be a Second Story Bar. This bar will be an al fresco spot offering guests views while they sip signature craft cocktails and mocktails. Refreshing selections will include frozen lemonades, frozés, espresso martinis, shareable cocktails, and spirit-free elixirs.
Other New Restaurants Coming to Downtown Disneyland
There are a host of new restaurants coming to the Disneyland Resort in California. Here is a quick list of what’s to come.
- Ding Tai Fung: This family-run restaurant will bring flavorful Chinese cuisine to Downtown Disney, where guests can enjoy dishes served family style in a creative space near the new lawn pavilion.
- Paseo & Centrico: Michelin-starred chef Carlos Gaytan will bring his inclusive vision of Mexican cuisine to Paseo, depicted here, and Centrico, in the locations currently occupied by Catal & Uva Bar, brought to life by Patina Restaurant Group. The restaurant and central courtyard bar and dining area will offer guests a multi-sensory journey to the heart of Chef GaytanÕs homeland.
- Portos: famous sweet pastries and desserts as well as delicious California-Cuban-inspired dishes are coming to the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort. Check out our previous coverage of Portos Bakey.
Are you looking forward to all the new restaurants coming to Downtown Disneyland in 2024? The outside of the park is becoming quite the culinary destination for foodies.