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Paddlefish Restaurant at Disney Springs


After arriving in Walt Disney World around dinnertime with no reservations on our latest trip, we headed over to Disney Springs to see what was available and Paddlefish caught our eye with the beautiful boat shining on the water.  There was space for us at the bar where they serve the full menu, so we settled right in for what was about to be a delicious dinner.

We started with cocktails and were very impressed by not only the cocktail selection, but also the bartender's knowledge and expertise on the menu to guide us through our selections tonight. 
At the recommendation of the staff, we had to give the Lobster Corn Dogs a try for our appetizer.  These were so fun and very delicious (and I don't normally like lobster!) They are most like a corn dog in that they are on a stick, but don't let that stop you from giving these a try. 
Next up it was time for our entrees, we both opted for options "from the port" since we were in a seafood inspired restaurant, we couldn't resist.  I had the Mahi with Caponata, salsa verde, and herb roasted potatoes but with everything on the side because I wasn't sure how I would feel about it all together - I was wrong, it was all amazing together!  I did sub asparagus for potatoes because I don't like potatoes, but I'm sure they would have been equally delicious! 
The real star of dinner however was the Stuffed Cod with Shrimp and Scallop Corn Bread Stuffing, Asparagus, Red Potato and Mustard Cream Sauce.  It was just outstanding.  The cornbread stuffing was just that little bit of sweet to balance the savory and made the dish something special. 
We were too full to try dessert so we ended the evening with a night cap before heading out for the night. We tried one of their flights, sangria and an old fashioned - once again, all were delicious.

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here.  The food and the service were both top notch and we wouldn't hesitate to come back again soon!


Maci Schau
Maci is an avid foodie and loves trying out new restaurants and seasonal food offerings in the parks.  You can email Maci at maci@kingdomkonsultant.com.

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