BREAKING NEWS: Steakhouse 71 Opens October 1st -NEW Menu Revealed
Boy do we have some VERY exciting news for your Monday night. Steakhouse 71 which is taking the place of Wave…of American Flavors at the Contemporary Resort will be opening on October 1st.
The eatery will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The dinner menu promises to be something that the whole family can get on board with.
The restaurant aims to provide a contemporary spin on steakhouse classics. Kids can also get creative with a wide range of imaginative treats from the iconic Mickey-shaped waffles to PBJ Wings, cheeseburgers and create-your-own ice cream sundaes!
Mixologists will also be on hand to serve up perfectly crafted alcoholic and nonalcoholic libations.
Check out a sneak peek of the menus before booking your reservation – Availability opens up starting on September 16, 2021.
What’s In a Name?
Steakhouse 71 get’s its name from the year that Walt Disney World Resort opened. With this in mind, Disney has designed a sleek yet comfortable space inspired by the 1970s. Decor will also pay tribute to the Florida heritage of the resort and we’ve heard that there’s even an orange bird or two to be found!
As you can see from the image above, the breakfast menu offers everything from Fresh-baked Pastries and Avocado Toast to Walt’s Prime Rib Hash and Eggs Benedict.
Classic breakfast cocktails are also available including the Bloody Mary and the Bourbon Cold Brew (made with Joffrey’s Coffee Cold Brew, bourbon, maple and vanilla bean cream. Other options include espresso, cappuccino, latte, freshly brewed coffee, assorted teas and juice.
Those looking for a tasty afternoon meal will love the options at this monorail resort.
Highlights include the classic Wedge Salad as well as the Steakhouse 71 Stack Burger made with beef, American Cheese, Lemon Aioli, red onion, house-made pickles and brioche bun!
During the evening meal, you’ll be able to see Steakhouse 71 really come into it’s own!
You can customize your steak entree with a choice of a side and yummy sauces. You’ll also find delicious fish, chicken and plant-based offerings.
There’s also some pretty delicious appetizers to start off your dinner including French Onion Soup (my favorite), Onion Rings and the Bacon & Eggs which is maple-lacquered Pork Belly, Smoked Cheese Grits and the perfect Egg.
Did someone say dessert? With options like the Steakhouse 71 Chocolate Cake, you’ll definitely want to save room. This cake is comprised of 15 layers of whiskey-infused chocolate cake, chocolate mousse and raspberries. Why 15? It’s one layer for every floor at Disney’s Contemporary Resort!
Want to pop in for a cocktail or a quick bite? Guests will find a new lounge offering comfortable seating and a large rectangular bar.
Lounge bites included Loaded Macaroni & Cheese, PB & J Chicken Wings, Shrimp Cocktail and more!
The mixologists and sommeliers at Steakhouse 71 have been hard at work coming up with an array of refreshing concoctions to enjoy.
A highlight is sure to be the Citrus Grove Cocktail made with Italian Bitter, Green Herbal Liqueur, Citrus Juices, Simple Syrup and Orange Bitters. this treat was designed to evoke the scents of fresh oranges and Florida’s famous Citrus Groves.
Another cocktail to try is the Steakhouse 71 Vodka Gimlet made with Vodka, Green Herbal Liqueur, Herbal Blend, Lime Juice, Simple Syrup and Minute Maid Premium Lemonade which is a fresh, herbaceous cocktail inspired by the Florida wetlands. It also features a “Lilly” Pad garnish that pays tribute to Lillian Disney!
There’s also a shareable Tequila Sunrise which serves 2-4 guests and is made with Tequila, Tropical Juices, Rosemary Simple Syrup and House-Made Grenadine.
Wine drinkers can also indulge in a selection from “Disney Family of Wines” which offers a diverse collection of wines with a personal connection to the Disney name.
Reservations for Steakhouse 71 are available beginning Sept. 16 for dates from October 1st onward. Disney restaurants are currently taking bookings up to 60-days in advance. To make reservations, visit the Walt Disney World Resort website.
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