Breakfast in Downtown Disney: 7 Spots for a Magical Morning Meal – 2024

Looking to grab breakfast in Downtown Disney? ☕️🍳🧇🧃

I’m eager to dive into all the great dining spots with you! There’s something about breakfast at Disney that just sets the right tone for the day. And they say it’s the most important meal, don’t they?

Here is where to eat breakfast at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California!

EXCITING NEWS: The Downtown Disney District is undergoing a transformation and many new restaurants will be opening up soon! Stay tuned!

Quick Breakfast in Downtown Disney

If you’re looking for something quick and fast to fuel your body before you head off to Disneyland Park or Disney California Adventure, here are your quick-service breakfast spots in Downtown Disney.

1. Earl of Sandwich

Earl of Sandwich is one of the best spots for breakfast in Downtown Disney because it has a wide variety of breakfast options and it’s in a prime location!

The façade of Earl of Sandwich restaurant at Downtown Disney, with the establishment's logo prominently displayed on a sign above the entrance and reflected in the window below.

This delicious breakfast spot is the closest Downtown Disney restaurant to the main entrance gates of both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure. This makes it super convenient for not only Disney hotel guests but also for guests staying off-property!

Earl of Sandwich serves delicious sandwiches all day. And for breakfast, they serve tasty breakfast sandwiches that will fill you up and fuel you for your busy day at the parks.

Some of their tasty breakfast sandwiches include:

  • Egg and Cheddar
  • Ham and Swiss
  • Breakfast BLT
  • Ham, Egg & Cheddar
  • Bacon, Egg & Cheddar

They also have a yummy side of Breakfast Tots you can order to go with your sandwich.

In addition to breakfast sandwiches and tots, they now serve mouthwatering doughnuts! 🍩

And Coffee lovers, no worries you can get yourself a hot cup of coffee here too!

So, Earl of Sandwich is the perfect Downtown Disney breakfast spot to keep the whole family happy. Breakfast sandwiches for those who want a more substantial breakfast and doughnuts for those with a sweet tooth.

☀️ Breakfast Hours: 8:00 AM- 10:30 AM

2. Starbucks

For all you Starbucks lovers, you will be happy to know there is a Starbucks location in Downtown Disney. It is conveniently located just a short walk from the main entrance gates to both Disney parks.

Inside the Downtown Disney Starbuck features a wall-mounted wooden map of the world, spotlights on the ceiling, shelves with coffee merchandise, and the iconic Starbucks logo illuminated on a digital screen.  It's a great spot to grab a quick breakfast in Downtown Disney.

So before entering the parks, grab your favorite caffeinated beverage, pastry, or breakfast sandwich to fuel up for the day.

And for you coffee lovers, this particular Downtown Disney Starbucks also serves Clover Bar, an exotic, rare Starbucks Reserve coffee that is worth trying.

PRO-TIP: You can order ahead on the Starbucks App to save you time from waiting in line.

☀️ Hours: Opens at 7 AM

3. California Churro Cart

The California Churro Cart at Downtown Disney is great for a quick breakfast because it’s convenient and delicious.

With two spots to choose from—one by the monorail near The LEGO Store, and another outside the World of Disney store—you’re all set no matter where you are.

They’ve got all kinds of churro flavors, from the good old cinnamon to fruity ones like strawberry and apple cinnamon. And while they might not have coffee, you can wash down your churro with soda, an energy drink, or water.

You can never go wrong with the classic Disneyland treat—a churro—to start your day!

☀️ Breakfast Hours: Opens at 8 AM

4. Jamba

Jamba is an excellent, healthy option for a quick-service breakfast before hitting the parks. It is located between Sephora and Pandora in Downtown Disney.

At Jamba, you can get your day started right with a delicious, healthy, and energy-boosting smoothie or bowl.

The architectural details of a shopping area in Downtown Disney, with storefronts for Jamba Juice and Sephora on the ground level. Jamba Juice is a great spot to grab a quick and healthy breakfast in Downtown Disney.

Some of Jamba’s smoothies include🥤:

  • Aloha Pineapple
  • Mango-A-Go-Go
  • Strawberries Wild
  • Apple ‘n Greens
  • Açaí Super-Antioxidant
  • PB Chocolate Love
  • Strawberries Gone Bananas (Kids)

And here are just a few of their delicious, energizing bowls:

  • Açaí Primo (strawberries, acai blend, blueberries, soy milk, bananas, organic granola, honey, shredded coconut)
  • Chunky Strawberry (strawberry, banana, peanut butter, soy milk, nonfat greek yogurt, organic granola)
  • Nutty Almond Butter (unsweetened almond milk, almond butter, banana, peach, organic granola, strawberry, blueberry, sliced almonds)

Not into smoothies or bowls or just need something a little more substantial. No worries, Jamba also has Sandwiches, Flatbreads, and Wraps!

Here are a few of Jamba’s sandwiches, flatbreads, and wraps:

  • Bacon, Roasted Tomato, Spinach & Feta Sandwich
  • Turkey Sausage ‘n Cheese Breakfast Wrap
  • Spicy ‘n Sweet Chicken Flatbread
  • Spinach ‘n’ Cheese Breakfast Wrap

☀️Hours: Opens at 7 am

5. Wetzel’s Pretzels

Wetzel’s Pretzels is a quick breakfast snack option before spending your day at the parks. They have both a walk-in shop and a cart.

The actual shop is located between Salt & Straw (ice cream) and Ballast Point Brewing Co.

The Wetzel’s Pretzels Cart is located between the World of Disney and the park’s gates.

Here at Wetzel’s Pretzels, they make fresh-baked, hand-rolled soft pretzels.

Your best options for “breakfast” here would be Wetzel’s Original Pretzel, Almond Crunch Pretzel, or the sweet Sinful Cinnamon Pretzel and Sinful Cinnamon Bitz.

They also carry fresh lemonade (original or strawberry), frozen lemonade, water bottles, and assorted fountain beverages.

☀️ Hours:
Wetzel’s Pretzels– Opens at 8:00 AM
Wetzel’s Pretzels Cart– Opens at 9:00 AM

6. Diggity Dogs

Ok, so Diggity Dogs might not be what most people think of for breakfast.

But hey, they are open at 9:00 AM, so you can grab one of their delicious all-beef hot dogs or even their foot-long all-beef hot dogs! After all, you are on vacation at Disney, so anything goes, right? I won’t judge you, I promise. After all, I did include it on my list!

They also sell bottled soft drinks, bottled water, and energy drinks to quench your thirst.

☀️ Hours: Opens at 9:00 AM

7. Beignets Expressed

Beignets Expressed serves up a tempting breakfast with their signature classic beignets, soft and dusted with powdered sugar. They’re a little taste of New Orleans right at Disneyland. For an extra treat, there are delicious dipping sauces to choose from, including caramel, raspberry, and chocolate, perfect for dunking each fluffy piece.

The storefront of Beignets Expressed at Downtown Disney, with bold lettering above the entrance and a red umbrella in the foreground.

If you’re in the mood for something more unique, their glazed beignets come in a variety of flavors. There’s the simple sugar glaze, the rich Bananas Foster topped with banana, rum, and caramel, or the playful Rainbow Crunch with its fruity notes and colorful cereal topping. They even offer a special where you can pick and mix different glazed flavors.

☀️ Hours: Opens at 9:00 AM

Best Breakfast Spots Near Downtown Disney

So, maybe none of these breakfast spots are what you are looking for. No worries, I have some more ideas for you.

Disneyland Hotel and Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa are located so close to Downtown Disney, that they are basically in Downtown Disney. And they have some fabulous breakfast options, including character dining!

Oh, and you do not have to stay at one of the Disney hotels or even have a Disney park ticket to visit or dine at these hotels.

But, you will need a Dining Reservation. So make sure to book your Advanced Dining Reservation, so you can dine at one of the following restaurants!

Breakfast at Disneyland Hotel

Location of Disneyland Hotel

Disneyland Hotel is located directly next to Downtown Disney on the side furthest away from the park gates. It is also close to the Downtown Disney Monerail.

A whimsical, towering blue hat with a sorcerer's design marks the entrance to the Disneyland Hotel. The hat features a playful representation of the hotel's logo with a figure of Tinker Bell at the tip.

Goofy’s Kitchen

If you’re looking for a character meal at Disneyland, Goofy’s Kitchen at Disneyland Hotel is it! This is a fun, all-you-can-eat breakfast with characters! Characters seen here are Goofy, Minnie, Donald Duck, and Chip and Dale.

The Coffee House:

Another option at Disneyland Hotel is The Coffee House. The Coffee House is your quick breakfast spot at Disneyland Hotel for coffee and pastries. This is the perfect, convenient spot for those staying at Disneyland Hotel to grab a quick breakfast and coffee.

Breakfast at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

Location of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is super close to Downtown Disney. Some of its rooms are located directly above some of the restaurants and shops in Downtown Disney!

Checking out the stunning lobby at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is a must-see on any visit to Disneyland too!

The interior of Disney's Grand Californian Hotel lobby with its majestic Craftsman-style architecture.

Storytellers Cafe at Grand California Hotel & Spa

Storytellers Cafe at Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is another excellent character dining breakfast at Disneyland Resort. Characters seen here include Mickey, Minnie, and Chip and Dale.

Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures

Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures is a fabulous princess character dining experience at Napa Rose in Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. It’s a 3-course breakfast meal with some of your favorite princesses. This is a must for any Disney princess-loving fans!

GCH Craftsman Grill

GCH Craftsman Grill is a great spot to grab a quick and delicious breakfast in the gorgeous Grand Californian Hotel. They have Belgian Waffles and your traditional American breakfast foods like bacon, eggs, sausage, and potatoes.

Final Thoughts

Downtown Disney offers a lot of different breakfast options for its guests.

Whether you’re looking for something quick to eat on your way to the parks or if you’re looking for a more relaxed sit-down breakfast in Downtown Disney, you have quite a few options to choose from.

I hope this guide has been useful in helping you discover the perfect spot for the most important meal of the day!

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