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Disneyland recently got not just one, but THREE new restaurants, all with menus by Michelin-starred chef Carlos Gaytán.

Downtown Disney

So we were very excited when we got to try out these new dining spots in Downtown Disney. We are so happy to be able to get street tacos at Tiendita, we went NUTS over our meal at Paseo, and we found one of our favorite burgers at Centrico. Well, we’ve got some big news about one of those locations, and we’re sharing that news with you. 

We feel like this news deserves a drum roll, so drum roll, please…

Paseo is now serving lunch, dinner, AND brunch. Yep, this restaurant that so impressed us is now offering brunch. We are brunch people, obviously, so this excites us. Now, brunch isn’t served every day. Instead, you can enjoy brunch at Paseo on Saturdays and Sundays from 9AM-2PM.

Paseo at Downtown Disney

You’ll be able to enjoy some of Paseo’s most iconic dishes, including Mama’s Cochinita Pork Pibil made with guerrero-style pork shank, black bean pureé, pickled red onion, habanero salsa, and corn tortillas. We’ll tell you now, we had this and it was so full of flavor with meat that just fell off the bone.

Mama’s Cochinita Pibil

You’ll also be able to order that Queso Fundido we really liked: it’s made with chorizo & gruyère cheese fondue, wild mushrooms, shallots, garlic, and rosemary and served with roasted masa madre bread. The fondue dip is SO good, especially when you dip the madre bread into it. The chorizo also adds a dimension of flavor.

Queso fundido

However, brunch is bringing some new items to the menu, too, like Chilaquiles made with Tortilla Chips, Salsa Verde, Pico de Gallo, Fried Egg, Sour Cream, Queso Fresco, and Avocado. You can also pay a little extra to add Flank Steak or Chicken Barbacoa.


There’s also Huarache de Asada, made with Corn Masa, Black Bean Purée, Sautéed Spinach, Caramelized Onion, Grilled Flank Steak, Fried Egg, and Goat Cheese Fondue. Okay, you had us at goat cheese fondue. YUM. However, we’re most intrigued by the Paseo Waffles. These are made with Duck Leg Carnitas, Sweet Potato Purée, Brussels Sprouts, Poached Egg, and Chipotle Tamarind Glaze. Okay, that sounds amazing, right?

Paseo interior

Of course, you can pair that brunch with a delicious signature cocktail, like the Maya Tai, made with dos hombres mezcal, mandarin syrup, avocado pit orgeat, lime juice, angostura orange bitters, and salted guava foam. We loved how refreshing this drink was!


So if you’re thinking about brunch in Downtown Disney, you have a new option. We do recommend reservations, however, which you can make on Open Table here.

Stay tuned to DFB for more.

Read our full review of Paseo here

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