EPCOT'S Space 220 restaurant opening date announced

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Posted: Thursday September 2, 2021 10:19am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney has today announced that Space 220 will open on September 20 2021 at Walt Disney World's EPCOT.

The Space 220 restaurant menu will feature a two-course prix fixe menu for lunch, and a three-course prix fixe menu for dinner, created by Executive Chef Marc Kusche.

Here is Imagineer Zach Riddley taking us inside Space 220.



Space 220, which was originally planned to open in 2019 has seen numerous construction delays prior to COVID, and then more delays related to construction restrictions during COVID-19 as mitigation measures were in place.

In a rare look inside shared by Disney last year, we see some of the two tier dining room seating, along with a look out of the viewports back towards Earth - courtesy of a massive 250ft projection screen that will wrap around the restaurant.

The adventure begins when a crew member invites guests to step inside the restaurant’s space elevator and prepare for liftoff. Guests will feel as if they are on a scenic excursion traveling 220 miles directly above Earth's surface, docking at the Centauri Space Station suspended just beyond the orbit of Mission: SPACE. Upon their arrival at the restaurant, guests will be guided to their seats past the grow zone, a spinning wall of produce that mimics Earth’s gravity and represents some of the fresh ingredients used by the culinary team.

Space 2020 is located adjacent to Mission: SPACE on the right-hand side of the pavilion.

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moles.family.disney10 minutes ago

Watched a ton of YouTube Videos on Space 220 the last few days and I’m really excited to visit. Menu looks decent too. Also like that this hasn’t been slapped with an IP which usually I don’t mind

Hawg G28 minutes ago

I mean, I have a 14 foot projector screen, and the test tone on my subwoofer turns my basement into a spaceship, so it's all relative. Funny how much the Diznoids will defend Disney for opening a restaurant with screens half the size as in the concept art, and not significantly larger than a restaurant their competition opened like 5 years ago, before large flat panel displays were really economical. Add to that that literally 90% of the screens are just black. Of course Bourne shows what they can do now, so going gaga over the small ones in Space is a bit of a headscratcher. But yeah, Space 220 uses "an amazing effect" as was said earlier.

Dunston55 minutes ago

It got you to talk about it, didn't it? Then it worked 😂

SplashZander3 hours ago

The TV sitting in my basement from Best Buy says otherwise…

Hawg G3 hours ago

Thanks, Captain Obvious. Although, they are quite larger than what Best Buy carries. Do you people even understand the discussion going on here?

peter114355 hours ago

Those are quite literally just vertically mounted flat panel TV screens

Hawg G15 hours ago

No, they are much bigger than that. And not 90 percent black.

MisterPenguin15 hours ago

Do you mean a bunch of 50" TV screens? Is that what you're comparing 220 to?

sedati17 hours ago

Yeah, dozens. Just like here if you really look at how many individuals are going on about any one topic. Yet they claim to speak for millions.

Casper Gutman18 hours ago

Then Universal should put up pictures of the Adventurers Club and win the argument conclusively.

dovetail6518 hours ago

I did not know this, the lounge is apparently first come first served or standby and they serve appetizers( but you can also order off the full menu): https://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2021/09/21/how-to-dine-at-space-220-without-a-reservation/

Hawg G18 hours ago

Ummmm, yeah.

dovetail6518 hours ago

Space 220 will be available for walk-ins from September 20 to September 26 only. Please note that reservations will be available––and strongly recommended––starting September 27. Reservations can be booked starting September 20. https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/epcot/space-220/ Once we go in Dec I'll post how it went.

Sir_Cliff19 hours ago

Wouldn't it make them seem a bit needy if every time Disney opened something, Uni Tweeted that they had something just as good? Taking little swipes at things like the Harmonious barges or a Splash Mountain log submerging can be fun from time to time, but I think this recent joke shows why becoming so reactive to Disney is kind of risky as a social media strategy as they paint themselves into the role of the scrappy upstart to Disney's slick, world-class operation. Again, though, maybe that is a conscious choice.