By Thomas Smith, Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks
It’s Hamburger Day and to celebrate this universal classic, we’ve cooked up a virtual smorgasbord of mouthwatering Disney burger favorites – past and present – from around the world.
Whether it’s a drippingly-delicious Bison Blue Cheese Burger at Disneyland Resort, a fun Mickey Mouse Glove Burger at Tokyo Disneyland or an amazing Avengers Wagyu Beef Burger at Shanghai Disneyland Resort, hamburgers come in many different forms at our parks. So, to mark the day, we’ve ordered up some Disney burger magic, including a popular recipe and top grilling items for everyone at home.
Our global celebration of hamburgers begins at Tokyo Disney Resort with the unique Mickey Mouse Glove Burger and Mickey-shaped Rice Ball sandwich. Also, Donald’s burger is a fan-favorite with a special yellow bun!
There’s a galaxy of stellar specialties for burger lovers at Shanghai Disney Resort, including the popular Avengers Wagyu Beef burger with a photo-worthy red bun.
Shanghai Disney Resort also features a classic American cheeseburger with sour cucumber and barbecue sauce in the middle of a bun stamped with Iron Man’s face!
At Disneyland Paris, the Dark Side Burger wowed guests as part of the offering during the Star Wars Season “Legends of the Force – A Star Wars Celebration.”
The PCH Mesa Burger – served on a hefty pretzel roll – is an attention-grabber at Disney’s PCH Grill at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel at the Disneyland Resort. And just as spectacular – the Hungry Bear’s Bison Bison Blue burger at Disneyland park and the delicious burger at Storytellers Cafe at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa.
Also, for Hamburger Day, we’re releasing the recipe for the popular Hawaiian Cheese Burger and green papaya slaw from Tangaroa Terrace at the Disneyland Hotel. Click here for a print-at-home version of this recipe!
At Hong Kong Disneyland, the amazing Beetroot and Cheese Burger is inspired by the Marvel-themed attraction, “Ant-Man and The Wasp: Nano Battle!” Other popular offerings during the launch of the attraction include a Green Tea Cheese Burger with a green bun and a superhero-themed Spicy Chicken Burger.
There are many great burger options at the Walt Disney World Resort and today, we’re focused on the unique Cajun King Burger with Andouille sausage and Creole mustard aioli at the Port Orleans Resort. Also, the popular Southwest Burger from the ABC Commissary at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is a special treat – piled high with Pepper Jack cheese, bacon, guacamole and jalapeño poppers.
Also at the Walt Disney World Resort, the fantastic Mickey Burger at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café comes with macaroni and cheese, American cheese, cheese sauce, flaming hot cheese dust, and bacon served on a Mickey Mouse bun.
And If you need a burger fix ASAP, you can head over to D-Luxe Burger – now open at Disney Springs – for the Southern Burger, a masterpiece topped with a Fried Green Tomato, Pimento Cheese, Lettuce, Grilled Onion and Bacon.
As many of you know, we offer delectable plant-based options at our parks and resort hotels, and there are several favorites to share on Hamburger Day. At Shanghai Disneyland Resort, the Gamma Ray Plant Burger features a large vegetable-based “pork chop”, sweet and sour tomato sauce and fresh lettuce in between a green matcha-flavor bun.
Other offerings include the BBQ Jackfruit Burger, a plant-based sandwich on garlic toast topped with BBQ jackfruit, that’s part of the Regal Eagle Smokehouse’s celebration of backyard barbecue at EPCOT, and the popular Impossible™ Burger with Vegan Chipotle Mayo, Lettuce, Tomato, and Cherry Peppers at Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park at the Walt Disney World Resort.
To celebrate the day in Disney Style, we’re also sharing a few favorite burger grilling items, including Mickey Mouse aprons and mitts. And don’t miss the special summertime Disney Parks serving bowl, Mickey and Minnie salt and pepper set and more at ShopDisney.com.
We hope you enjoyed our Disney hamburger favorites from around the world! Be sure to check back for more of these types of stories on our special #DisneyMagicMoments page on the Disney Parks Blog.