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Remy Brunch Review


On a recent Disney Cruise with a dear friend, we treated ourselves to a brunch at Remy. At the time of writing, this adult only dining option starts at $75 per person. There is a dress code and even at brunch guests definitely dress up for this dining experience. We got all gussied up after rolling out of the oh so comfortable beds on the Disney Fantasy, and went upstairs. 

We were quickly escorted to our seat while being given a brief synopsis of the history of the restaurant. Our table had a lovely water view and if one looked hard enough, a small amount of the AquaDuck!

We were given a water menu and asked what kind we would like. Simply put, if I am going to indulge in a beverage during an already expensive meal, it's going to be an adult libation nine times out of ten. For that reason, I told our server that I would be happy with tap and so did my dining companion who whispered in my ear she could not justify $15 on breakfast water.

We were quickly served complimentary champagne and black foot ham to start. I ordered the champagne package which came with three additional glasses throughout the meal and our brunch was off to a tasty start. 

Unlike Palo next door, Remy is a prix fixe menu that might only be altered to accommodate a dietary restriction. The server did let us know the menu and checked that we were okay with it.

Next, we were given "a really proper piece of bread" three butters, and fleur de sel to go with them. There was standard, nori, and one with a flavor I quickly forgot. We were hungry and enjoyed trying the different flavors. I had also ordered a latte to start the day and this went well with the bread.

The first official course was Maine lobster with mango and caviar. I eat limited seafood but do like lobster.

You can't quite see it in the picture, but underneath the garnishes lies a generous portion of the main meat. We both REALLY enjoyed this dish. It's one I will definitely think about later. I'm literally salivating writing about it. The flavors were so bright and delicious. It was an exciting first course.

The second dish was somehow even better. This was the short rib ravioli course. Y'all. I would pay the full Remy Brunch price again just to have this course in a full portion. I'm gonna go day dream about it. It was heaven. The sauce around the pasta filled with juicy meat was so so good. I didn't get enough, but I don't know if such a thing exists. This dish was perfect.

The poor unfortunate course that came after one of the best bites I've ever indulged in was a tooth fish dish with pureed and gravy. It was good. My dish was not too fishy, but my companion's was unfortunately. We both thought it was good, and I enjoyed it more than most fish entrees I've had in the past, but I was still unable to finish this one. This was our least enjoyed course, but that is possibly not a fair assessment considering that almost anything eaten after that ravioli would leave us wanting.

The last savory course was a wagyu beef with gnocchi and dueling sauces. This was absolutely delicious. I highly recommend going with the suggested medium rare cook. My friend went with medium and we both agreed mine was preferred. We both borderline inhaled this course. It was so good. 

When it was time for dessert, our server explained the dish was simple: vanilla and caramel, but done well. We agreed. What he didn't need to say explicitly, but which we were still taken aback by pleasantly, was how pretty it was. 

Just look at this pretty little thing!

After we had finished our brunch, we were visited by the chef to assure that we enjoyed our meal. We gave him compliments and it was enjoyable to hear him move on and chat with some of what seemed to be Remy regulars. 

As one last treat, we were presented with these adorable little canale'. They are little bites with hints of rum and vanilla and a great way to end a delicious meal.

This was a delicious meal that I thoroughly enjoyed with my friend. That being said, I don't know a wide variety of situations where I would choose to do this brunch again. The atmosphere was stuffy. I've indulged in more than my fair share of fine dining restaurants and chef's tables and I like a comfortable environment. I think maybe we went wrong by not getting some of the fancy water. I did, however, order the champagne tasting, which I enjoyed. If water is your thing, and you're interested in a very formal experience in the morning, this is for you. Truthfully, we enjoyed our brunch at Palo more, which I booked again for my next cruise two weeks later. Again, I'm not saying I would not do this again, just with extremely limited parameters, or if they let me eat an exorbitant amount of that ravioli.

Elizabeth Guffre

Elizabeth's priority as your travel consultant is to make your vacation as fun and stress free as possible. You can email Elizabeth at liz@kingdomkonsultant.com.

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