Enjoy Dinner and Dessert at Disney Springs®

One-of a kind dining experiences!


If you’re looking for magical dining experiences that are nearby, Disney Springs® should be at the top of your list! When you stay with us at Hawthorn Suites Lake Buena Vista, you’ll be about a ten-minute drive from Disney Springs®, which hosts an endless number of restaurants, bakeries and quick-bite stops! No matter what preference you have, there is something for everyone, not to mention, there are many new experiences opening up at Disney Springs® for everyone to enjoy.


The BOATHOUSE at Disney Springs


Reserve an unforgettable family dining experience at The BOATHOUSE® located at Disney Springs®. This upscale, waterfront location offers a typical Florida-style surf ‘n’ turf menu, casual fare, and is an excellent choice during your next visit as they also offer outdoor seating. Enjoy oysters from their raw bar, fresh fish, or tacos. If you’re looking for traditional fare, try something from their sandwich selection like Gibsons “Sandwich King” Award Winning Burger and more!

Take a quick stroll to any of the three outdoor bars where you can enjoy cocktails or a glass of wine from their extensive selection.

For a one-of-a-kind experience, book a guided tour in a vintage Amphicar (a vehicle that drives on land and floats in water) where you will cruise on the waters of Lake Buena Vista! This tour is an additional fee and lasts approximately 20 minutes


Gideon’s Bakehouse™

 You may not know about this Central Florida-born bakery, but after trying one of the mouth-watering desserts at Gideon’s Bakehouse™, you’ll never forget them ever again! Originally located at East End Market in Orlando, FL, Gideon’s quickly grew to popularity with their one-of-a-kind cookie. Their recipes have won an extraordinary amount of awards, recognition and even appearances on television because it’s not just the flavor that captivates their crowd; it’s their unique style and look of their baked goods that truly creates an experience worthy of a social media pic! Their cookies can weigh up to half a pound and is absolutely exploding with toppings. Trust us when we say you haven’t seen a cookie like this one.

Make sure you visit Gideon’s Bakehouse™ on your next visit to Disney Springs® and enjoy an emotional experience of sweet flavors! Their menu consists of their famous cookies, cake slices, freshly brewed coffee, cane sugar sodas and milk.

We’ve been dealing with the pandemic for the last year, and although things have been slowly opening up in Orlando, it can still be difficult to plan the perfect vacation. Be sure to get the latest information on available attractions and events throughout the Walt Disney World® Theme Parks by visiting their website and be sure to stay up to date on their health and safety guidelines.