With just a few days left before Disney California Adventure favorite the Cove Bar closes for the final time, the Disneyland Resort is giving us a peek at the food offerings that will coming to the Lamplight Lounge, when it opens June 23. The new gastro-pub coming to Pixar Pier replaces both Cove Bar and Ariel’s Grotto.
We’ve already been assured that the Lobster Nachos will be back, but the new appetizer menu, or “Shorts” to Share, will also include Potato Skins, made with Yukon gold potatoes, topped with brown butter-caper yogurt, smoked paprika aioli, and Manchego cheese.
Lamplight will also feature sushi, include a Carne Asada Roll, with New York grilled strip steak, roasted Fresno chili salsa, escabeche, and crema.
For entrees, the Bigger Bites portion of the menu will include a Spinach Salad. The vegetarian dish includes curly spinach with warm wild mushrooms, a soft poached egg, charred onion vinaigrette, shiitake “bacon,” and blue cheese toast.
For something a little spicy, try the Chicken Sandwich, made with crispy chicken and a spicy chili glaze, topped with vinegar slaw and pineapple butter, all served on an Amish bun.
Younger guests will enjoy the PB&J roll, which has creamy peanut butter on whole wheat, with a drizzle of strawberry jelly. The kids meal includes fresh fruit and a flower pot of hummus and veggies.
For a closer look at some of the new dishes, check out our new video featuring Culinary Director John State:
Tom is the host and producer of the DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast, plus Disneyland Editor of The DIS. He enjoys traveling with his wife and teenage son. At this point, their favorite destination is Alaska, with a FIFTH cruise there planned for the Summer of 2019. In his spare time he volunteers with Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, and help found his son's former Cub Scout Pack. His favorite Disneyland attraction is Space Mountain.