The Best Dinner at Sebastian's Bistro at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

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The last time we visited Caribbean Beach resort, we had lunch at Banana Cabana and absolutely adored the place. We heard Sebastian's was the sit down restaurant on property but at the time, it hadn't opened back up yet since the pandemic. Fast Forward a year and as soon as we decided to stay at Caribbean Beach, we knew we wanted to make reservations for Sebastian's Bistro.

Besides the fact that the name  "Sebastian's" just sounds like a nice place, I was intrigued by the menu. It was a Prix Fixe menu (for only $29 per adult) and offered unique items.  I thought the price alone was a bargain for a Disney sit down dinner.


  The Menu was called "Taste of the Caribbean" and was four courses.

Sebastian's Bistro at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

We were seated in the first booth as we walked in, so we didn't really get to see the entire restaurant. 

We first started with drinks, which were not included with $29 prix fixe price.  Lacey got a glass of wine and I got a frozen non-alcoholic beverage that I think was the Flounder Colada of Reason             ( without the whip cream). 

It was a frozen blend of  pineapple, coconut, and banana layered with orange flavored ice cream. I do not know where the blue color came from.

Then the server brought out the house made, buttery pull apart rolls with guava butter and caramelized onion jam.  We had had these yummy rolls with butter and jam before at Banana Cabana and were looking forward to them,  We noticed that at first we did not get the guava butter with the rolls, so we politely asked our server about it and he brought it. 

Our server asked us if we wanted to add an order of coconut shrimp with our meal for an additional $8.  That sounded good so we said, why not!

After the drinks and the rolls were brought out, everything else was served family style. 

Sebastian's Bistro at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

The salad was called the Spiced Necklace Salad. It was mixed greens and kale with toasted pumpkin seeds grilled pineapple, oranges, spiced candied walnuts, and radishes with key lime dressing. It was very pretty to look at and tasty too.

Sebastian's Bistro at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

The coconut shrimp was served along side  the main entrees. The main entree was called " Taste of the Caribbean" .  Believe me when I say there was enough food here for 4 people. I don't know why the two of us thought it was just a meal for two (lol).

Sebastian's Bistro at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

The first one was the platter of protein ( there was a plant based one available as well).  Our protein platter consisted of oven roasted citrus chicken,  slow cooked mojo pork with mango sambal, and grilled flank steak with mojito relish. 

Sebastian's Bistro at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

The second platter had the sides, cilantro rice and beans, vegetable curry, and grilled broccolini. 

All the meats were very tender, but we did ask for the steak to be sent back to be well done. We did not want it to be pink inside like it was. It was not a problem and the server  took it back to be cooked a little longer.  The rice and beans and vegetable curry were nice accompaniments for the meats. Lacey didn't mind the broccolini but I thought it tasted like charcoal and wasn't really a fan. It was not that tender either. 

Sebastian's Bistro at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

It was a lot of food and it was very filling! The coconut shrimp and dipping sauce were excellent, but it definitely wasn't needed. You won't go hungry with out it!

I was literally feeling stuffed to the point I had a stomach ache and didn't feel like moving. We hadn't even had dessert yet. I was really looking forward to this dessert but didn't think I had it in me to take one more bite of anything. I can honestly say I've never felt like this before. 

dessert at Sebastian's Bistro at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

And then our dessert came out. It was coconut pineapple bread pudding with caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream. I watched Lacey pour the caramel sauce on and then each of us took one bite just to taste it.  It was yummy and we were sad that we just couldn't finish more of it.

As we were sitting in the booth talking about how full we were, we started to see fireworks out the window. Wow,  I didn't even know that this was a place you could see fireworks.  Just to give you a time line, our reservation was at 7:00pm and the fireworks were starting at 9:00 pm.

Sebastian's Bistro at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

After settling our bill ( you can use your Disney Visa discount here), we finally got up and walked out to the dock in front of Sebastian's to watch the rest of the show. It was so nice.  As we were walking back to our room at Caribbean Beach, we noticed beyond the skyliner, there were other fireworks going on as well.  Who knew Caribbean Beach was a great resort to see fireworks from?

Side Story: We were staying in the Aruba section of the resort ( across the bridge from where the restaurants are located).  On the way there it started to rain a bit and a nice cast member saw we were dressed up and offered to give us a ride on her golf cart.  As luck would have it, we ran into her again on the way back from Sebastian's and she recognized us and told us to hop on and she would take us back to our room.  After the way we were feeling, that was truly a magical gesture! 

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I know we stuffed ourselves a little too much, but other than that, this is really a great dining experience and if you don't add fancy drinks and additional shrimp, it is a bargain at only $29 per person.  

If  you think you will be there for fireworks, ask for a table near the window. Although, you are allowed to walk out on the dock to see the fireworks and then come back inside to finish your meal. I would suggest only doing this between courses so your food doesn't get cold. 

What was the last "family style" restaurant you went to? 

Till next time  -M

P.S: This restaurant is a great alternative to Ohana's at the Polynesian! 

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