Epcot’s San Angel Inn Review- Dine Next to the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros

Epcot's San Angel Inn Restaurante is located inside the Mexico Pavilion across from the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros! The theme for this restaurant is excellent as it's modeled after a 17th-century hacienda at the base of Mayan ruins at twilight. For folks that have visited Disneyland, this restaurant reminded me a lot of the Blue Bayou inside the Pirates of the Caribbean ride with the way it transports you to another place. Keep reading for our full San Angel Inn review and experience!

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San Angel Inn Review

Dining at the San Angel Inn inside the Mexico pavilion was actually a spontaneous decision! We were in line for the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros when we saw the restaurant and managed to grab a walk up reservation.

San Angel Inn review- View of Mexican Pavilion

You'll find San Angel Inn Restaurante inside the Mexico Pavilion here

Inside of the pavilion - San Angel Inn review

After going through an art gallery (which was currently featuring the movie Coco) you'll enter the main pavilion with shopping, the San Angel Inn Restaurante and the Three Caballeros ride.

San Angel Inn restaurant

View of the restaurant as you walk in- you are seated right next to the rides so you can watch the boats go past.

Aztec temple ruins inside restaurant

We were seated on the railway right next to the ride.

Restaurant tables and chairs- San Angel Inn review

The restaurant is dimly lit but not so much that you cannot see well.

For folks that frequent Disneyland, it really reminded me of the Blue Bayou with the theme of dining under a night sky in a faraway place. I really loved it and we were seated right at the railing so we could watch the boats from the Gran Fiesta Tour sail by. My son was over the moon about it and he says this was his absolute favorite restaurant we went to at Disney World. So it definitely made an impression! If you're looking for a great theme that's a bit more affordable than the cast dining at Magic Kingdom this is a wonderful choice.

You'll be brought chips and salsa to start

There's a QR code to scan but my phone wasn't getting great service inside the pavilion so they brought me a paper menu

Kids Menu options

San Angel Inn review

My son ordered a kids side salad which was a decent portion.

San Angel Inn review

I got a cheese quesadilla with rice.

San Angel Inn review

Kids meal with quesadilla, rice, and corn.

The food was great although we didn't order as large of a meal as we might have normally if we were enjoying it for dinner. Since our dining was spontaneous, and I'd already been eating my way around the Food & Wine Festival, we kept it simple. But I loved what we did enjoy and I cannot wait to try this restaurant again! The service was exceptional, quick, and courteous. Everything you can expect from Disney! You can view the full menu here to see the large variety of options they offer.

But our favorite part was the theme and being able to dine so close to the Gran Fiesta Tour with The Three Caballeros, that made the experience special in our minds.

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About Lindsay Brookshier

Lindsay is a college English instructor and has years of writing experience through various nonprofits, charities, newspapers, and online magazines. As the editor of Mickey Visit, she oversees article content and leads our fantastic team of writers to meet guest vacation needs. You can still find her writing weekly content to help make your Disney Parks trip fantastic here on Mickey Visit and writing Disney culture pieces on DisneyDose.com- you can also view her recently featured posts on Disney Parks travel on Visit Anaheim, Nerd Wallet and SFGate. Lindsay comes from a dedicated Disney family and enjoys taking her son to the Disney parks as often as possible.

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