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Disney's Yacht Club Resort

1700 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
1-407-934-7000

Attached to the Beach Club Resort, the Yacht Club has a charming, old-world nautical theme. Guests staying here have the added bonus of being able to use the Beach Club's infamous Stormalong Bay pool.

Located in the boardwalk loop of resorts & entertainment, it is just a short walk over to the International Gateway in the back of World Showcase at Epcot. You can also take one of the Friendship Boats to Epcot or Hollywood Studios. There is a walking path over to the Studios which is about a 10 min brisk pace walk, which can be significantly faster at times than taking the boat.

You can also find select liquor, beer and wine at the main gift shop. You are paying for convenience here, so don't expect resonable prices. 

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Tuesday
Aug242010

Ale & Compass Lounge

This cozy lounge is located just off to the side of the main lobby. A nice spot to grab a quick drink, or settle back and watch the game on tv.

Hours 
4pm - midnight

Click here for Disney Resort's Cocktail, Beer & Wine Menu


Scotch
Johnnie Walker Blue
Lagavulin 16yr.
The Macallan 18yr.
Chivas Regal 18yr.

Bourbon
Jack Daniel's Single Barrel
Booker Noe
Woodford Reserve
Knob Creek

Cognac
Courvoisier XO
Hennessy XO


Pour Quality
 
Average

Food
 
None


Atmosphere 
Just a little cove off the main lobby of the Yacht Club, but after sitting here a while, it feels like your den at home. Nautically themed, naturally, with dark wood furniture consisting of just a few small tables & chairs, along with 3, (yeah, weird number) seats at the bar. The better place to grab a seat is at the couch which faces the fake fireplace and a flat screen tv. The bartender told us that during construction of the hotel one of the workers unknowingly built right over the access for the gas lines, so they are left with a nice facade of a fireplace. You'd think they could at least throw some of those fake burning logs in there. What a waste.


Sunday
Aug222010

Crew's Cup Lounge

This little inconspicuous lounge is easy to miss while wandering the halls between the Beach & Yacht Club. You'll find it right next door to Yachtsman Steakhouse.

Hours 
12pm - midnight

Draft Beer
Sam Adams Boston Lager, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Sam Adams Boston Brick Red

Sam Adams Beer Flight - 5oz. of each - $6

Click here for Disney Resort's Cocktail, Beer & Wine Menu

Pour Quality
 
Average

Food
 
Appetizers are served all day. There is a separate lunch and dinner menu with a limited offering of what you would find on the Yachtsman's menu and the Captain's Grill.

Atmosphere
 
Dark, quiet and intimate with a "I could set up shop and stay here my entire trip" comfortable feel to it. There's a large bar with high top chairs in the back, along with several wooden tables and chairs spread throughout the lounge. One side of the bar has a few booths as well. The tv is usually on a sporting event. It looks like someone couldn't decide between a rowing theme and a log cabin theme and decided to mix the two, which as long as you don't think about it, came out fine.

One of the walls is shared with the Yachtsman Steakhouse's meat room where you can watch the butcher preparing cuts around dinner time. This is definetly one of those hidden treasure lounges, usually pretty quiet during the day and late nights. Tends to get busy with people waiting for their table at the nearby restaurant at dinner time. A great place to escape from the business of the day and relax with a nice cold beer.

 

Appetizer Review 
We ordered the Chilled Lobster Sliders ($16). These tasty rolls put the lobster slider served at Food & Wine to shame. Three small buns arrived with a generous portion of what was readily identifiable as actual lobster! Intact giant pieces of claw meat to be exact. The amount of seafood in these sliders is enough for two people to split for a light lunch or late-night snack. Served on a soft, buttery roll with lettuce, the seafood was fresh, sweet and delicious. The Vegetable Orzo salad was a nice accompaniment to the seafood. (The Spinach Dip also goes perfectly with a couple of beers!)