September 24, 1985 – The Lotus Blossom Café Opens in Epcot’s China Pavilion
“Chow down on Chinese favorites – like pot stickers, egg rolls, orange chicken, shrimp fried rice, beef noodle soup, and more.”
On September 24, 1985, the quick service restaurant Lotus Blossom Café opened in World Showcase’s China pavilion within Epcot. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner, with appetizers and entrees available. It features quick-to-order Chinese fare, with entrees including Beef Rice Bowl and Hong Kong Style Vegetable Curry over Rice. Desserts include two types of ice cream popular in China: caramel-ginger, and lychee. The restaurant also sits close to the Temple of Heaven, giving guests a view of the centerpiece of the pavilion.