Gaston's Tavern reviews
Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Gaston's Tavern, a counter service restaurant in Fantasyland at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.
Written by Robert Niles
Located next to the Be Our Guest restaurant in the Beauty and the Beast-themed section of the Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland expansion, Gaston's Tavern won't sell alcohol (despite the name), but will offer "LeFou's Brew" - a frozen apple juice drink with a mango-passion fruit foam. If you're hungry, Gaston's also sells a roasted pork shank (think: a pork version of a turkey leg), warm cinnamon rolls, chocolate croissants, apples with caramel dip, and hummus and chips.
This is really more of a walk up and leave type of place because it is not that big. Still the food was actually pretty good and a little weird for a Theme Park. I too like LeFou's Brew. Nice apple taste which is good for those hot FL days! - Anthony Murphy
My only complaint is the lack of seating. It was raining, and we did not want to eat outside. We were lucky to have a sweet family offer to let us share their table with them. We ordered the cinnamon roll and pork shank. First off, the cinnamon roll is one of the biggest I have ever seen and it was moist and delicious. The pork shank was tasty, but we still favor the turkey leg over it. The decor matched Gaston and what one would think a tavern would look like. It just desperately needs more seating! - Amanda Jenkins
Sadly, Butterbeer is much much superior than LeFou's Brew. Great to have a new signature drink though in Orlando. Haven't tried the pork shank yet. - Nick Dakuginow
The place is way too small, but it looks fantastic. We now have another category for, "There are two kinds of people in the world". That category will be those who prefer Butterbeer and those who prefer LaFou Brew. I'm on team Butterbeer. I prefer the cream/vanilla/warming pumpkin spices flavor of it over the one note apple taste (never got any mango or toasted marshmallow flavor) of LaFou. The Pork shank sounds amazing, really want to try that next time I'm there. - Rob McCullough
Okay, the one downside is how small it is. It doesn't even make sense how small it is. That aside, the charm of the place is excellent, and Gaston is written all over in the details. La Fou's brew was actually pretty tasty and I enjoyed it more than Butter Beer (Because it will always be compared to that, and I like apple more than cream soda). It's very refreshing item. As for the shank, it's a new favorite snack! It's so darn tasty...watch out turkey legs! - Skipper Adam
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