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October 3

October 3, 1996 – The Flying Fish Café Opens in Walt Disney World BoardWalk Resort

“Feast on premium sustainable seafood and prime steaks at this contemporary American restaurant on Disney’s BoardWalk.”

On October 3, 1996, the Flying Fish Café opened in Walt Disney World’s BoardWalk Resort area. The fine dining restaurant serves elegant seafood meals, as well as a wagyu strip loin and a veal chop. The restaurant underwent and extensive redesign in 2016, including dropping “café” from the name of the restaurant. It still boasts an indulgent menus, including seasonal desserts such as the buttermilk panna cotta.

August 15

August 15, 2009 – The Restaurant Kouzzina by Cat Cora Opens in Walt Disney World

“The cuisine at Kouzzina…showcases Mediterranean cuisine and Chef Cora’s philosophy to create simple yet sensational meals.”

On August 15, 2008, the restaurant Kouzinna by Cat Cora opened in Walt Disney World’s Boardwalk area. Replacing the restaurant Spoodles, the restaurant was created by Iron Chef Cat Cora, and features a Mediterranean-style cuisine inspired by Cora’s own Greek heritage. The restaurant’s name, Kouzzina, means “kitchen” in Greek. The restaurant closed on September 30, 2014, and was replated by Trattoria al Forno.

July 1

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July 1, 1996 – The Nightclub Atlantic Dance Opens in Walt Disney World

“Get into the groove at this hoppin’ nightclub that plays the hottest songs from the ‘80s, ‘90s, and today.”

On July 1, 1996, the nightclub Atlantic Dance opened in Walt Disney World’s Boardwalk area. Located right next to the balcony overlooking Crescent Lake, guests can take a breather between dances to look at the sunset over the water. The club has experimented with different dance styles over the years, ranging from swing dance to salsa. It is open to guests aged 21 and older.