Each pavilion in EPCOT’s Global Showcase completely immerses visitors in the beauty and culture of an international country, and visitors love to sample authentic and delicious cuisine from each location on a Disney vacation. The Italy Pavilion is home to several table-service dining venues that offer regional specialties from across Italy that are so mouth-watering and indulgent that patrons will dream of their meals long after they’ve finished.
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Tutto Italia Ristorante is a table service venue near the front of the Italy Pavilion that is open daily for lunch and dinner and invites patrons to enjoy a menu of authentic Italian cuisine paired with charm and flair. old world decor. Owned by the Patina Restaurant Group with a menu curated by California restaurateur and chef Joachim Splichal, Tutto Italia Ristorante is a must for hungry EPCOT guests at Walt Disney World Resort.
Even before stepping inside the Italian restaurant, patrons will immediately feel the charming old world ambiance as they approach the entrance which is nestled under a blue awning and surrounded by traditional Italian architecture and balconies and intricate moldings.
Once ready to sit down, guests have a choice of several dining areas, including an outdoor patio with small bistro-style tables, charming light fixtures, and a great view of the Italy Pavilion’s main courtyard. . Along with the general ambience, guests dining on the outdoor terrace can also enjoy live entertainment from the courtyard, which will truly make them feel like they’re in small town Italy.
Tutto Italia Ristorante also features a beautifully decorated indoor dining room with a vibrant carpet, traditional wooden beams and moldings, comfortable seating with rich red and gold fabrics, marble accents, shimmering chandeliers and urns decorative yellows filled with Murano glass. Everything comes together to create a soothing and elegant atmosphere in which guests can relax.
What really adds the old-world charm to Tutto Italia Ristorante are stunning murals throughout the restaurant’s dining room that depict scenes of everyday life in ancient Rome. The intricate murals feature the architecture, gardens, and even entertainment, including a troupe of jesters who can be seen playing instruments and performing.
While the decor and ambience of Tutto Italia Ristorante is welcoming, it’s the food that really makes guests feel like they’re at home at a small restaurant in the heart of Italy. The lunch and dinner menus are identical and focus on a mix of some of the most classic and traditional Italian dishes that guests will absolutely love.
Before digging into the food, diners should start their meals at Tutto Italia Ristorante with a drink, and the menu features a selection of soft drinks and coffee as well as Italian wines that can be enjoyed by the glass, bottle or bottle. plane. Most of these wines can also be enjoyed in the adjacent Tutto Gusto wine cellar, which offers a more intimate atmosphere with low vaulted ceilings and inviting candlelight.
Once settled in with their drinks, diners can turn to a menu of Anitpasti options that feature traditional Italian flavors and ingredients. The ultimate antipasto indulgence on the menu is the Tagliere which is designed for two guests to share and includes prosciutto di parma, salametto, asiago, gorgonzola, fontina, artichoke hearts, grissini and Cerignola olives.
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Other antipasto options customers can choose from include a traditional Caesar salad, fried calamari and Caprese ‘Fior di Latte’ which is a delicious staple of Italian cuisine with tomatoes, basil, sea salt, olive oil and balsamic glaze. The final antipasto option is the Carpaccio di Manzo which includes charred wagyu beef accompanied by arugula, parmesan and lemon vinaigrette.
Nothing is as Italian as fresh pasta, and Tutto Italia Ristorante offers comforting and indulgent plates that diners will love. You can choose between Futtuccine with Parmesan Cream, Gnochi Sorrentina with Tomatoes, Pomodoro and Burrata Sauce, Bolognese Lasagna, Grilled Chicken Ravioli in Cream and Pesto Sauce and Spaghetti with Pomodoro Sauce and veal, beef, and pork meatballs.
Guests who want to enjoy a heartier meal at Tutto Italia Ristorante have several options to choose from that contain delicious protein. Parmigiana is a classic consisting of a breaded chicken breast topped with mozzarella and Parmesan and served with spaghetti and tomato sauce. Customers can opt for the lighter salmon, pan-fried and served with green asparagus and a herb sauce.
Beef lovers can dig into the Bistecca which is a satisfying and flavorful twelve ounce grilled New York steak accompanied by crispy rosemary potatoes or the Manzo Brasato which are braised beef short ribs accompanied by Portobello mushroom ravioli and with a red wine sauce.
No traditional Italian meal is complete without dessert, and Tutto Italia Ristorante offers several traditional options that customers will absolutely save space for. You can enjoy the classic tiramisu, cannoli, torta di ricotta, lemon ricotta cheesecake, or gelati e sorbetti in a variety of flavors.
Tutto Italia Ristorante is also serving a special dessert to help celebrate 50 years of Walt Disney World Resorte Anniversary. The 50e Celebration Dessert features a vanilla bean and blueberry panna cotta with sweet cream, vanilla, blueberries, Amaretti cookies, white chocolate and a festive sprinkle of gold.
Tutto Italia Ristorante is the perfect blend of old world charm and decor and traditional Italian cuisine that will make guests feel like they are in a small family restaurant in the heart of Italy. Whether on the outdoor terrace overlooking the Italy Pavilion or indoors surrounded by charming murals, any lunch or dinner at Tutto Italia Ristorante at EPCOT is sure to be unforgettable.