Nine Dragons Restaurant

World Showcase, Epcot
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Main Details

  • Cuisine
    Chinese
  • Type
    Table Service
  • Price Range
    $30 and under
  • Alcohol Served
  • Characters
  • Disney Operated

Menu Highlights

  • Lunch and Dinner
    Honey-Sesame Chicken, Sweet-and-Sour Pork, Kung Pao Chicken, Spit-Roasted Beijing Chicken, Pot Stickers, Shrimp and Chicken Egg Rolls, Coconut Rice Pudding.

Dining Availability

  • Breakfast
    Not Served
  • Lunch
    12pm to 3:25pm
  • Dinner
    From 3:30pm

Dining Room

  • Indoor Seating
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Capacity
    Medium
  • Child Friendly

Reservations

  • Available
  • Required
  • Recommended
  • Walk-Up Possibility
    High
  • Website

Disney Dining Plan

  • Disney Dining Plan
  • DDP Credits
    1

Discounts

  • Annual Passholder
  • DVC Members
  • TiW

Important Dates

  • Opening
    Oct 1 1982

Nine Dragons is the table service restaurant at Epcot's China Pavilion. The menu showcases authentic Chinese cuisine, but with a lighter, contemporary touch. Diners can still order traditional appetizers such as pot stickers and eggrolls, but a favorite is the Dioa Yu Tai cucumber salad, with a light spice and sweet-and-sour vinaigrette. Or the crisp shrimp and taro “lollipops,” deep-fried and served on a stick. 

Entrées range from traditional such as fried rice, sweet-and-sour chicken, and kung pao chicken, but more contemporary Asian fare include peppery shrimp with spinach noodles, spit-roasted Beijing chicken with mashed taro and a mix-and-match noodle sampler.

The lobby features etched glass and gold artwork on one wall, depicting a pair of dragons playing with a golden ball. (The ball represents wisdom, and the dragons, representing people, are forever chasing it.) The dining room is brightened with colorful lanterns in pale greens, blues and reds and elegant glass sculptures from China backlit on one wall.

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