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Ale & Compass Restaurant and Lounge

Ale and Compass is located at Disney's Yacht Club Resort and serves up New England comfort food and seafood classics while making you feel like you are dining in a cozy lighthouse. Next door, you'll find the Ale and Compass Lounge which is even cozier with comfy chairs around small tables and a fireplace and serves up delicious cocktails to wet your appetite. 

I started my evening in the Ale and Compass Lounge with a cocktail while I waited for my table to be ready.  I had used the "walk up" feature and was able to secure a late table for the evening. 

The Big Apple, Buffalo Trace bourbon, crisp apple puree, and Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth

It wasn't long before my phone informed me that my table was ready and I made my way over to the host stand.  I was dining solo this evening and the service was just lovely, not making me feel awkward or rushed, just welcomed to a wonderful meal. 


I couldn't resist starting my meal with some Parker House Rolls from the appetizer menu which were elevated by a variety of spreads.  The bread was warm and soft, a great start to the meal. 

Parker House Rolls and Spreads, Bacon Jam, Pub Cheese, Citrus Butter

I decided to have some fish for my entrée as it just seemed to fit with the vibes of the restaurant.  The fish was cooked beautifully and the pan-fried risotto cake was such an interesting side dish, I loved it! The sauce wasn't my favorite and my server was quick to bring me another option which was wonderful.

Sustainable Catch of the Day with Pan-fried Saffron-Risotto Cake and Fire-roasted Tomato-Pepper Sauce

As one of the last diners of the evening, the restaurant started to clear out as I was eating my entrée.  It made for such a nice, peaceful meal.  I wouldn't hesitate to return back here again!
 

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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