Disneyland’s known as the happiest place on Earth, but when it comes to finding the best Disney food, well, it can suddenly become the most overwhelming. With more than 160 full-service restaurants and quick-and-casual spots to find a bite—and more than 14,000 recipes in rotation—the House that Mickey Mouse Built hasn’t just become a destination for some of the best rides in California; it’s become Anaheim’s go-to for award-winning wine programs, whimsical pastries, freshly made pastas, an intergalactic cantina and everything with mouse ears that you can imagine.
We ate our way through the parks to find the best of the best, so whether you’re looking for hidden food finds, cult classics, top-notch sweets or the best-tasting deals and dishes in Disneyland, California Adventure and Downtown Disney, you’ll track them down with our guide to the 30 items you need to try.
Disneyland is reopening on April 30—but not all restaurants will be at first. The theme park has a list on its site of which food and drink offerings will be available (reservations are open now) though it notes that all plans are subject to change. We’ve indicated which of our picks below are currently closed.