Outside of the parks, guests still have myriad dining options available to them at the various Disney resorts across property. Since 1971, the Polynesian Village Resort has been housing guests and thrilling their tastebuds with several dining opportunities from simple snack stands to full-service restaurants and dinner shows. Here are the options available to guests when visiting the Polynesian Village Resort!
1. Tambu Lounge
While guests can’t find any snacks here, the Tambu Lounge is a stop for most guests while waiting for their table to be ready at ‘Ohana. Located on the second floor of the Great Ceremonial House, the Tambu Lounge serves up a variety of libations that will refresh guests after a long day at the pool or trekking through the parks. Guests will love the inventive drinks and tropical tastes — the crowd favorite when grabbing a drink here is the Lapu Lapu served in a hollowed-out pineapple!
2. Captain Cook’s
This quick service location on the first floor of the Great Ceremonial House, Captain Cook’s is available to guests 24-hours a day with traditional meals, as well as late night snacks. Breakfast features traditional selections, as well as the ever popular Tonga Toast! Lunch and dinner also feature great options: Thai coconut meatballs, a variety of noodle dishes served vegetables and meat, a selection of sandwichesfrom the grill, as well as salads! For late-night dining, guests will find a variety of snacks – cupcakes, cookies, yogurt, hummus, and more!
3. Kona Café
One of the two table service restaurants at the resort, Kona Café offers meals to guests all day. At breakfast, the most popular item on the menu is Tonga Toast (cinnamon sugar French toast stuffed with bananas and topped with a strawberry sauce), but guests can also find traditional selections, as well specially-themed items like macadamia nut pancakes or poached eggs served with a citrus hollandaise sauce with pulled pork and turkey hash. Lunch and dinner offer a variety of seafood options — poke, chili-dusted shrimp, salmon, as well as sushi. Guests not enjoying seafood can also find great options with a South Seas flair!