PHOTOS - Gelateria Toscana at the Italy pavilion takes shape as main building is installed overnight

Jan 12, 2021 in "Gelateria Toscana"

Gelateria Toscana construction - January 12 2021
Posted: Tuesday January 12, 2021 11:19am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

The new eatery coming to the Italy pavilion appeared overnight after being brought to EPCOT via truck yesterday.

Located on the far right side of the pavilion, the new location will be a walk-up window, likely replacing some of the carts that have popped up across the Italy pavilion in recent years.

Disney, or the pavilion's restaurant operator Patina, is yet to make an announcement on the new location.

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castlecake2.0Jun 14, 2021

Noticed this the other day too

PrinceCharming617Jun 13, 2021

That's another good one I'll add to my list. I've also got "They are being forced to eat Gelatos at gunpoint".

MisterPenguinJun 13, 2021

Maybe... Florida is hot?

PrinceCharming617Jun 13, 2021

Every time I see the line for this place it is huge. So it's either good or there are a lot of people craving something new.

EPCOTCenterLoverJun 03, 2021

Luca is different but beautiful! Worth part of a trip to Italy.

doctornickJun 03, 2021

I know it's naïve, but I'm hoping that Luca is so popular and well received that they'd fast track a ride based on that movie in this location. The images of the movie make it feel like it would be a reasonable fit for WS (as far as IPs go, which we know is the mandate)

MisterPenguinMay 19, 2021

Don't be fooled. This isn't the final form of the gelato stand. Once this avatar is defeated, the Final Kiosk will appear!!

FigmentFan82May 19, 2021

Magic FeatherMay 19, 2021

It could be even better if they decided to move the Italy Festival Booth over there to free up the waterfront.

gerararMay 19, 2021

I know. But it was there for years and years. It died so the gelateria can live.

FigmentFan82May 19, 2021

why RIP? now you have a larger gelato place with more food options on the other side

castlecake2.0May 19, 2021

Let this forever be remembered as the day that a piece of clutter was removed from the World showcase Promenade. I’m 1000% surprised they didn’t turn it into a pin shop/wine kiosk/anything booth.

skimbobMay 07, 2021

Yeah some walls down in Epcot. I know it is not huge but every wall counts. Now if we could just get some walls down in the front of the park.