You’ve seen the pictures. You’ve heard the stories. Are they true? YES. Japan in general has some of the most instagrammable food on the planet, but Tokyo Disney takes it to a whole new level. Mickey Mouse shaped everything? Check. Mochi based off of Storm troopers? Check. Ice Cream made to look like Donald Duck’s butt? Check. You name it, you can probably find it in Tokyo Disney.
What’s interesting about Tokyo Disney is that many of their merchandise and food products are short term/seasonal. So some of the things featured in this post may not even exist by the time you read this! In particular many of the things we tried were for the resorts 35th anniversary, which ends in March of 2019.
This post won’t feature everything and everywhere we ate at Tokyo Disney, as I am going to talk about the restaurants in another post. But snacking is essential part of the experience, as Disney Tourist Blog says, and you should be prepared.
Side Note: For those new to Tokyo Disney Resort, it has two parks, Disneyland and DisneySea. Both are featured in this post.
So let’s get this party started shall we?
The Must Haves
The most popular of all the Tokyo Disney Snacks, these are permanent and (hopefully) will never go away.
This incredibly popular snack is based off the CUTEST TIGER EVER from Sinbad’s Storybook Voyage, a ride exclusive to Tokyo DisneySea. It’s actually not offered during the summer months, and our version looks different from the original since they make it pink for Easter. The taste is difficult to explain, it has a chicken curry type filling, but its amazing! Just try it, you won’t be disappointed. Found at: Sultan’s Oasis in DisneySea
Alien Men Mochi
This is the snack that you’ve seen EVERYWHERE. Ironically enough, it took us over 15 minutes (and 3 days) to find these little guys, since they’re in a nondescript cart hanging around the American Waterfront in DisneySea. But they were worth it! Alternatively, you can also try the Stormtrooper Mochi (pictured below) at the Pan Galactic Pizza Port in Disneyland. The two have differing flavors, so we recommend trying both! And if you’ve never ever tried mochi, what are you waiting for? You can even find it at Target.
Sea Salt Monaka
This is so much more than an ice cream sandwich. The exterior is made of a waffle cone, and the inside has vanilla ice cream and strawberry paste. I regret waiting till the last day to try one because I probably would’ve eaten one everyday. Found at: Ice Cream Carts in and around Mermaid Lagoon at DisneySea.
Mickey Bao Bun Burger
It looks cute and tastes delicious which is pretty much all Tokyo Disney food but this was something new and unique to us and we really liked it! Found at: Adventureland in Disneyland
Mango Ice Cream
While Tokyo Disney does not have Dole Whips, it does have this; which I (being a mango lover) actually preferred. It was super creamy but melted really fast. Found at: Adventureland in Disneyland
Mickey and Minnie Popsicles
The Mickey Bars at Tokyo Disney are a little different, but just as delicious! We didn’t try the Minnie one, but the Mickey one was a blend of Pineapple, Mango, and Passionfruit. Found at: Various Ice Cream Carts in both parks
The Popcorn! There are so many fun flavors to try. Our personal favorites were Honey and Curry.
The ‘If They’re Still Around’
The four desserts featured above are all offerings for the 35th anniversary, so I can’t guarantee that they will still be around. But if they are:
Critter Sundae: Found at Rackety Raccoon’s Saloon in Disneyland (my personal favorite place because of the name)
Duck Butt Ice Cream: Found at Ice Cream Cone Shop in Disneyland
Chocolate Orange Sundae and Melon Float: The Teddy Roosevelt Lounge
Now that you’re hungry, I just want to mention that this doesn’t even tap the surface when it comes to food at Tokyo Disney. I am not exaggerating when I say that people will go to the parks just to get pictures of the food. Tokyo Disney definitely knows how to appeal to its clientele.
Which snack(s) would you want to try? Let me know below!