Visitors to Downtown Disney are spoiled for choices when it comes to delicious restaurants—from Catal to Uva bar to Tortilla Jo’s and more. There may be no better crowd pleaser for everyone in your party than delicious pizza and pasta. The newly redesigned Naples Ristorante e Bar offers mouthwatering Southern Italian cuisine along with refreshing craft beverages, all served in a convenient and spacious atmosphere. (Pro tip: If you’re on the go, you can even grab boxed selections of their food at the neighboring quick service location, Napolini.) Whether you’re looking to feed fussy tots or want something more adult-friendly, you will find options for every palate at this local favorite.
What to Eat – Pizza, Pasta & Beyond
Popular for their wood-fired pizzas, Naples Ristorante offers authentic Naples-style pies in individual, large and generous family sizes. Fresh, farm-to-table toppings include everything from classic pepperoni to shrimp and black kale. If you’re craving a taste of autumn, try the Zuccazola Pizze Bianche, a white pizza with gorgonzola, fresh mozzarella and roasted pumpkin. Or, savor the Gnocchi di Zucca, a house-made pumpkin and potato gnocchi with a creamy gorgonzola sauce.
Their fresh pastas are out of this world and all hand-made at the restaurant. Classic comfort dishes include lasagna and spaghetti with meatballs. The Ravioli Toscani features pillows of pasta that melt in your mouth, along with Tuscan kale, savory pancetta and a creamy tomato sauce. Kids will clean their plates when they order the creamy mac and cheese. Meat lovers will enjoy the Osso Buco, a slow-cooked pork shank with linguini topped with red wine and vegetable sauce. Lighter fare includes an addicting spinach and pumpkin salad with gorgonzola and balsamic vinaigrette. (Just be sure to save room for their homemade gelato and sorbets!)
What to Drink – Mule Flights, Italians Sodas & More
Whether you’re a wine lover, a craft cocktail enthusiast or simply want something non-alcoholic and refreshing, Naples Ristorante features a wide variety of amazing beverages. Enjoy relaxing Relax on their newly-redesigned, tree-lined patio which offers an ultra-modern outdoor bar and plenty of opportunities for people watching.
Find an extensive collection of reds, whites and sparkling wines from their wine cellar. Sip exquisite handcrafted cocktails that will transport you to the coast of the Mediterranean—including the Purple Spritz, a mix of lavender, butterfly pea flower tea and Prosecco. For an Instagram-worthy selection, try the Mule flight which includes three frosty glasses of Italian-inspired mules.
The traditional Italian sodas are popular with kids and adults alike. Flavors include strawberry, chocolate, French vanilla and raspberry, all with a touch of cream. Or, enjoy one of their many fruit-infused mocktails such as the Naples Blush, a thirst-quenching mix of pomegranate juice, blood orange juice, lemon juice and sparkling soda.
Plan a Party at Naples Ristorante
The holidays are just around the corner which means party season is almost here! Open year-round including Christmas, Naples Ristorante is a great place for group dinners and special occasions. Whether you’re looking to feed 12 or 600, they can accommodate a variety of gatherings. From birthday parties, baby showers or corporate events—Naples Ristorante offers private events that will leave all your guests happy. Plus, they’ll enjoy the extra magic of being right outside the Disneyland® Resort.