Location: You’ll find it in the United States Pavilion to the left of The American Adventure.
Food Type: Mostly typical Disney burgers, nuggets, and salads, but some better new items too like the steak and flatbread sandwich.
Dining Plan: One quick service credit and some items count as snacks.
Unique Items: Angus Smokehouse Burger, Black Bean Vegetable Burger, Grilled Chicken Flatbread, Steak, Kosher Meals, and the Pasta/Grilled Chicken for Kids are unique or rare.
- Tons of indoor, air-conditioned seating and plenty of outdoor tables and chairs.
- Service is usually quick with short lines.
- Menu has improved and expanded greatly – several of the items are very good and at least approach being healthy.
- Apple Pie for dessert is very patriotic.
- Can be very loud when it’s busy.
- No longer has a toppings bar.
- Still serves mostly generic Disney quick service food.
Value: Average to Above Average. While still expensive, this is what you’re going to pay anywhere and the food is prepared better here than most other locations.
Reputation: Low, but it doesn’t necessarily deserve it anymore. I think anyone visiting in the last year would have enjoyed the experience.
The pictures don’t do it justice because it was inside and dark. The burger was very oddly good. I liked the flavor of the barbecued pork with the cheddar cheese and the various textures didn’t seem to clash the way one might expect. The limp onion rings may be more gimmick than anything else, but you’ve also got a fourth dimension to the flavor. And everyone knows the fourth dimension of flavor is key. Otherwise, the hamburger and bun are about what you can expect from a Disney Burger. It was a perfectly decent meal and you can’t beat the plentiful, indoor seating. It does get loud in there though. There are certainly more interesting options in the World Showcase, but I like Liberty Tree Inn a lot more with the relatively new menu additions.
Black Bean Vegetable Burger:
My favorite item on the menu – these black bean burgers are tasty, packed with protein, and low on calories. The corn salsa and chipotle mayonnaise add flavor as well. This is a great option for vegetarians and even the carnivores among us should enjoy them. It wouldn’t surprise me if these actually were Morning Star branded burgers. You can find them in stores for around $1 per patty.
Grilled Chicken Flatbread:
This was freshly made with high quality ingredients – crunchy lettuce, three slices of bacon, and the chicken covers more of the flatbread than it looks in the picture. There’s a smallish slice of tomato underneath the chicken and some sort of sauce. Only two complaints – not nearly hot enough and the sauce didn’t have a lot of flavor. Luckily, Liberty Inn offers all-you-care-to-eat honey mustard which livened it right up. Overall, it was a welcome change from an establishment that historically has the “boringest (probably not a word)” menu of any Disney World quick service. Very nice to see a few new options if you’ve got kids that won’t eat anywhere else.
6-ounce New York Strip Steak:
Unlike the Pecos Bill Pork Glop Platter, this “steak” at least appears to be the right kind of meat. We’re at least not talking about old ground beef again!
And that’s a pretty substantial hunk of meat. It’s advertised at six ounces, but looks to be more.
And I’m not sure how, but this was actually pretty good. It’s (hopefully) not going to be the best steak you’ve ever had, obviously, but for $11 it was surprisingly tasty. It was extremely tender and easy to cut with the plastic fork and knife. The butter, despite being a sort of off-putting color, tasted heavenly. And it’s grilled to order, though no one asked me how I wanted it prepared. I’m thinking you can specify whether you want it well-done, but it came out a very nice medium. The potatoes had obviously been plated long before the steak and were cold by the time the steak was ready. The potatoes don’t have a ton of flavor, but they’re a little different than your usual Disney fries. The broccoli was also warm, at best, by meal consumption time.
Liberty Inn offers the only air-conditioned seating of any World Showcase quick service. It is popular during peak meal times (12pm – 2pm and 6pm – 8pm), but there are almost always tables and it’s a great place to take a rest during less popular times of day. There’s also plenty of outdoor seating should you choose to watch the Fife and Drum Corps during your meal or simply prefer the Florida heat.
You’ll also find plenty of tables out front.
Liberty Inn offers tubs of ketchup and honey mustard along with the usual assortment of goodies.