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Disney World on a Budget: Disney Snacks Under $20

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Orlando is home to the best theme parks. But between hotels, park tickets, merch, and other vacation necessities, a trip to Disney World can get quite expensive. But that’s why we’re here! We’re sharing some of our fave Disney snacks under $20 to help you enjoy the magic without breaking the bank.

To keep you under your vacay budget, we’ve created a list of some of our favorite food items in the park costing $20 or LESS! Doing Disney World on a budget has never been easier!

Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom is full of magic, which is why we’re sharing our fave magical snacks to keep your family full on a budget.

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1. Corn Dog Nuggets from Casey's Corner

Alright, folks, we’re talking about the one, the only corn dog nuggies!

This park snack is an icon in itself. Ideal for cavalcade watching, enjoying the fireworks, walking down Main Street, heading to your fave attraction, literally any occasion. The nugs are only $10.29 and come with your choice of fries or a Cutie Mandarin orange. We recommend ordering a soda from Casey’s while you’re there since they are the largest cups in MK and ring in at $4.49!

Monday | 10:30AM—11:30PM
Tuesday | 10:30AM—11:30PM
Wednesday | 10:30AM—11:30PM
Thursday | 10:30AM—11:30PM
Friday | 10:30AM—11:30PM
Saturday | 10:30AM—11:30PM
Sunday | 10:30AM—11:30PM

📍 Magic Kingdom | Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836

2. Joffrey's Latte

Most people rope drop Seven Dwarfs Mine Train or Space Mountain, but we recommend rope dropping the Joffrey’s Coffee Stand instead! The best way to start your morning at MK is with freshly brewed coffee. Enjoy artisan roasted coffees, teas, and signature specialty beverages in various ways, including lattes, espressos, cold brew, iced tea, spirited drinks, and more!

You can find Joffrey’s all over Walt Disney World property, but at Magic Kingdom, you can get your fix at the Transportation and Ticket Center and in Tomorrowland. At $5.69 a latte, it’s too good of a deal to turn down!

Monday | 7AM—11PM
Tuesday | 7AM—11PM
Wednesday | 7AM—11PM
Thursday | 7AM—11PM
Friday | 7AM—11PM
Saturday | 7AM—11PM
Sunday | 7AM—11PM

📍 Magic Kingdom | 1638A E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

3. Plaza Ice Cream Cone from the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor

When you’re walking around a theme park, nothing beats the classic ice cream cone. And no one does ice cream better than the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor!

Hand scooped into a delicious waffle cone, the ice cream here is the best in the park. Step back in time to this nostalgic ice cream parlor where it’s always dessert time. Ice cream cones start at $6.49. You can choose from vanilla, strawberry, chocolate, mint chocolate chip, cookies n’ cream, or raspberry sorbet. And if you’re feeling extra special, try one of their sundaes like the Banana Boom!

Monday | 11AM—11:30PM
Tuesday | 11AM—11:30PM
Wednesday | 11AM—11:30PM
Thursday | 11AM—11:30PM
Friday | 11AM—11:30PM
Saturday | 11AM—11:30PM
Sunday | 11AM—11:30PM

📍 Magic Kingdom Park | Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836

4. Giant Cinnamon Roll from Gaston's Tavern

This is the ultimate budget snack in Magic Kingdom. These whopping cinnamon rolls are perfect for the entire family to split. Trust us, you only need one or two rolls! Modeled after Gaston’s biceps, these tasty treats are smothered in gooey cinnamon schmear and topped with sweet frosting that’s guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth. And if you like it extra sweet, ask for a free cup of extra icing!

The warm cinnamon roll is only $6.79, and when paired with LeFou’s Brew, a frozen apple juice with a hint of toasted marshmallow and topped with passion fruit mango foam ($6.29), the meal’s a steal!

Monday | 9AM—8PM
Tuesday | 9AM—8PM
Wednesday | 9AM—8PM
Thursday | 9AM—8PM
Friday | 9AM—8PM
Saturday | 9AM—8PM
Sunday | 9AM—8PM

📍 Magic Kingdom Park | Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836

Disney's Animal Kingdom

Jambo, and welcome to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park! Savor snacks from Asia, Africa, and even from Pandora, the World of Avatar, and our faves happen to be super budget-friendly!

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5. Cheeseburger Steamed Pods from Satu'li Canteen

Who doesn’t love a good cheeseburger? Satu’li Canteen showcases the art and culture of the Na’vi while dining inside this former RDA mess hall. Discover healthy dishes and familiar flavors inspired by another world, filled with wholesome grains, vegetables, and hearty proteins.

The big favorite is definitely the Cheeseburger Steamed Pods at $12.79. These bao buns are stuffed with ground beef, ketchup, mustard, pickle, and cheddar cheese served with crunchy vegetable slaw and veggie chips.

Monday | 10AM—8:30PM
Tuesday | 10AM—8:30PM
Wednesday | 10AM—8:30PM
Thursday | 10AM—8:30PM
Friday | 10AM—8:30PM
Saturday | 10AM—8:30PM
Sunday | 10AM—8:30PM

📍Disney’s Animal Kingdom | 2901 Osceola Pkwy, Bay Lake, FL 34747

6. Night Blossom from Pongu Pongu

Quench your thirst with an out-of-this-world refresher from Pongu Pongu. This drink stand is serving up some super unique concoctions straight from an ex-pat who loved Pandora so much he never left.

Speaking of out-of-this-world drinks, you have to try the Night Blossom! Layers of apple and desert pear limeade topped with passion fruit boba balls at only $5.99. Or you can add Bacardi rum to it and make it a Rum Blossom for only $14.00! And if you’re hungry, the pongu lumpia is just $3.79 and is a great snack.

Monday | 7:30AM—8:30PM
Tuesday | 7:30AM—8:30PM
Wednesday | 7:30AM—8:30PM
Thursday | 7:30AM—8:30PM
Friday | 7:30AM—8:30PM
Saturday | 7:30AM—8:30PM
Sunday | 7:30AM—8:30PM

📍Disney’s Animal Kingdom | 2901 Osceola Pkwy, Bay Lake, FL 34747

7. Chicken Fried Rice from Yak and Yeti Local Food Cafes

After coming face to face with the yeti, you’ll definitely need to refuel, and the Asian-inspired dishes from the Yak and Yeti Local Food Cafes are the perfect meal! This counter-service is serving up some tasty fare similar to the table service spot next door, but much more affordably.

Our favorite is the side of chicken fried rice for only $5.99. Pair that with a side of pork egg rolls for only $6.99, and you’ve got yourself a full meal for under $20!

Monday | 9AM—7:30PM
Tuesday | 9AM—7:30PM
Wednesday | 9AM—7:30PM
Thursday | 9AM—7:30PM
Friday | 9AM—7:30PM
Saturday | 9AM—7:30PM
Sunday | 9AM—7:30PM

📍 Disney’s Animal Kingdom | 2901 Osceola Pkwy, Bay Lake, FL 34747

8. Bowls from Satu'li Canteen

The cheeseburger pods aren’t the only budget-friendly winner in DAK. Not only can you enjoy delicious cheeseburger pods at this mess hall in Pandora, the World of Avatar, but you can also dive into their healthy and filling bowls for under $20!

The chili-garlic shrimp bowl over crunchy vegetable slaw, boba balls, and your choice of base comes in at $15.49. The slow-roasted sliced grilled beef bowl comes in at $14.49, the chopped wood-grilled chicken bowl at $12.99, or try the combo for only $17.49!

Monday | 10AM—8:30PM
Tuesday | 10AM—8:30PM
Wednesday | 10AM—8:30PM
Thursday | 10AM—8:30PM
Friday | 10AM—8:30PM
Saturday | 10AM—8:30PM
Sunday | 10AM—8:30PM

📍Disney’s Animal Kingdom | 2901 Osceola Pkwy, Bay Lake, FL 34747

Disney's Hollywood Studios

Next on our list is Disney’s Hollywood Studios! Enjoy the beauties of old Hollywood as you munch on some tasty and affordable snacks. Nothing beats watching one of the cavalcades, snack in hand! 

9. Cream Cheese Pretzel from the Snack Cart by Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway

You can’t beat a Mickey pretzel, and especially not Mickey-shaped pretzel stuff with sweet cream cheese icing! This delectable treat can be found right outside of one of Hollywood Studio’s biggest attractions, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway.

For just $7.25, this treat is both sweet and slightly savory and the perfect afternoon pick-me-up. It’s not a successful trip to Hollywood Studios without eating one of these tasty twisted treats!

Monday | 9AM—9PM
Tuesday | 9AM—9PM
Wednesday | 9AM—9PM
Thursday | 9AM—9PM
Friday | 9AM—9PM
Saturday | 9AM—9PM
Sunday | 9AM—9PM

📍 Disney’s Hollywood Studios | 351 S Studio Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

10. Totchos from Woody's Lunchbox

Andy’s toys have to eat too! Over at Woody’s Lunchbox, enjoy some of the toys’ favorite snacks like the Totchos.

For only $9.99, you can enjoy potato barrels coated with beef and bean chili, shredded cheese, and signature queso with tomatoes and corn chips finished with sour cream and a sprinkle of green onions. Woody and Andy are sure to be impressed! Plus, snag a lunchbox tart for dessert, and you’ll still be well below the $20 limit!

Monday | 8:30AM—9PM
Tuesday | 8:30AM—9PM
Wednesday | 8:30AM—9PM
Thursday | 8:30AM—9PM
Friday | 8:30AM—9PM
Saturday | 8:30AM—9PM
Sunday | 8:30AM—9PM

📍 Disney’s Hollywood Studios | 351 S Studio Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Epcot

Travel the world with us as we head to Epcot to check out some of Disney’s best budget snacks! Not only do you have 11 countries with snacks and drinks to choose from, but don’t forget to explore the Land, Seas, and Future World, too!

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11. Chicken with Rice and Beans from Sunshine Seasons at The Land

Tucked away inside The Land Pavilion is this fresh-focused kitchen. With tons of globally inspired dishes and fresh produce, thanks to the pavilion’s greenhouses, Sunshine Seasons has some of the freshest and more flavorful food in Epcot!

The rotisserie chicken is oak-grilled and served with black beans and yellow rice and comes in at only $12.79! You can also try their oak-grilled salmon, stir-fried chicken, Mongolian beef, or turkey club for under $20 as well!

Monday | 8:30AM—9PM
Tuesday | 8:30AM—9PM
Wednesday | 8:30AM—9PM
Thursday | 8:30AM—9PM
Friday | 8:30AM—9PM
Saturday | 8:30AM—9PM
Sunday | 8:30AM—9PM

📍 Epcot | 200 Epcot Center Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

12. Orange Chicken from Lotus Blossom Cafe in China

About halfway around your journey around the world, grab a table at the Lotus Blossom Cafe for a quick meal. Chow down on Chinese favorites like potstickers, egg rolls, orange chicken, Mongolian beef, and more!

The orange chicken combo comes with steamed rice, egg roll, and steamed broccoli for only $14.50, talk about bang for your buck! We highly recommend finishing the meal with caramel ginger ice cream or lychee ice cream for only $3.95.

Monday | 12PM—8PM
Tuesday | 12PM—8PM
Wednesday | 12PM—8PM
Thursday | 12PM—8PM
Friday | 12PM—8PM
Saturday | 12PM—8PM
Sunday | 12PM—8PM

📍 Epcot | 200 Epcot Center Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Which ones of our fave Disney snacks under $20 will you be munching on during your next magical day in the park? We love being able to share our fave tips and tricks with you!

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Anna Brescia

Anna Brescia

Anna is a blogger for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Orlando City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Orlando area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinOrlando on Instagram and Facebook.

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