Disney Dining Update - Summer House on the Lake sets sights on November 2023 opening

Sep 27, 2023 in "Summer House on the Lake"

Summer House on the Lake construction - September 25 2023
Posted: Wednesday September 27, 2023 9:38am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

'Summer House on the Lake' on the West Side at Disney Springs looks much closer to opening, with its marquee and windows now being installed.

The restaurant, operated by Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants, is currently in the process of hiring staff, with plans to open in November 2023.

The Disney Springs location will be the third 'Summer House on the Lake' location, joining those in Chicago and North Bethesda, and is being built on the former Bongo's restaurant site.

The California-inspired menu will feature simple ingredients sourced from local grower partnerships and sustainable products. Rosé is poured all day off the signature Rosé Cart, alongside an extensive wine and handcrafted cocktail list. Menu items include California-inspired dishes, salads, sandwiches pastas, and pizza.

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Epcot82Guy11 hours ago

And scene... 😆

Rteetz11 hours ago

Their Vegas location opened today.

Epcot82Guy11 hours ago

OK. That's high, even for Disney. That's closer to current Vegas. I'll be interested to see reception here.

DCBaker11 hours ago

The full menu with prices for Summer House on the Lake is now available at the link below. https://www.disneysprings.com/dining/summer-house-on-the-lake/

disneyC9714 days ago

Those roof railings are temporary, right?

Disstevefan114 days ago

FutureCEO14 days ago

I pay $15 - $20 for a gourmet salad and water near my work so Disney prices are not that higher.

SaucyBoy14 days ago

In every iteration this part of property has always been a glorified lifestyle center.

DisneyNorthFan14 days ago

I'm pleasantly impressed - just seeing the exterior photos and I can imagine feeling like I'm taken out of Disney/Disney Springs. Seems like a place we'd definitely enjoy, especially for brunch or lunch, and then for an evening drink and snacks. Excited to see how well it incorporates views of the lake.

Epcot82Guy14 days ago

It's actually nicer than I expected. Lettuce Entertain You restaurants are usually pretty good (at least the ones I've been to in Chicago). Usually feel a bit overpriced, but high end. This looks to be right in line with that. While I wish it had a bit more personality, it's not a bad addition by any means. It does seem like the "better" version of Wolfgang in many ways - so I'll be interested to see if there is any impact there.

Disstevefan114 days ago

Will this open in 2023 ? Wow, it looks really fancy and beautiful. It looks too pricey even at theme park prices for me. We will be walking by. I do miss the takeout window at Bongos. It was a never miss for us.

Bocabear14 days ago

It looks very nice... Not exciting, but like Capital Grill chain nice....

JohnD14 days ago

I'm going to WDW in mid-December. If I didn't already have a brunch ADR at Art Smith's, I would try theirs. Well, I can still grab a cookie and beverage from the cookie bar.