Guide To The Best Snacks At Disney’s California Adventure Park


Disney’s California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California is an exciting park that not only pays tribute to the culture of California, but also to some of Disney’s greatest characters and films. Throughout Disney’s California Adventure Park you’ll find entertainment, thrills, and fantastic foods. Snack breaks are an important part of any Disney vacation, and at California Adventure there are so many options it can be hard to choose which snack to indulge in. Here is our guide to the best snacks at Disney’s California Adventure for you and your family!

Asada Fries – Award Wieners

Awards Wieners hot dog stand located near Hollywood Land is home to several hot dogs available both permanently and seasonally. Award Wieners serves favorites like the Uptown Chili Dog, and the seasonal favorite Pastrami Pretzel Dog. However, one of the best snack options on the menu are the Asada Fries. Asada Fries are wonderful concoction of filmstrip fries tossed with carne asada, cheddar cheese, cilantro, onions, salsa de arbol, and guacamole. These fries are great for a snack or even a small meal on their own and really harness California’s knack for combining flavors and cultures.

Award Wieners Sign in Hollywood Land
Award Wieners Sign in Hollywood Land

Chicharrones – Hollywood Lounge

Located also in Hollywood Land is the Hollywood Lounge. This old fashioned Hollywood menu features several cocktails, beers, and seasonal alcoholic beverages. But it is also home to the Chicharrones, a fried pork skin snack served with a side of lime and hot sauce. This spicy treat will add some heat to your day and complement your cocktail to perfection.

Hollywood Lounge
You can also find speciality drinks at Hollywood Lounge. Photo: Disney.

Choco-Smash Candy Bar – Pym Test Kitchen

Help Ant Man, The Wasp, and their team test a variety of foods altered in size by Pym Particles! This laboratory-style eatery in Avengers Campus features several entrees for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but one dessert on this menu really stands out as a fantastic snack. The Choco-Smash Candy Bar is made with dark chocolate, peanuts, caramel, nougat, and chocolate brownie. This snack really is a chocolate-lovers’ paradise and cannot be missed for any candy enthusiast in your family.

Pym Test Kitchen
Pym Test Kitchen. Photo: Jeremy Thompson

Cheddar Cheese Stick – Corn Dog Castle

Corn Dog Castle is a classic hand-dipped corn dog spot located in Paradise Gardens Park. Here guests can enjoy a good old fashioned corn dog that is hand-dipped, fried, and comes with either an original hot dog or a hot one! Corn Dog Castle even serves up corn dogs for breakfast. The stand-out menu item here is the Cheddar Cheese Stick. For guests who aren’t feeling the traditional corn dog, they can indulge in a cheddar cheese stick that is hand-battered and deep-fried. Cheddar Cheese Sticks are served with a bag of chips or a Cuties orange.

Corn Dog Castle
Corn Dog Castle. Photo: HarshLight

QuesaBirria – Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill

If you’re looking for Mexican Street Food during your trip then Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill is the perfect stop for your snack break. Here you can find several great snacks like San Fransokyo-Style Street Corn, street tacos, and even alcoholic beverages. One of the best snacks you can find at Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill is the QuesaBirria. QuesaBirria is a braised beef and cheese taco served with tomatillo salsa and consome.

QuesaBirria. Photo: Sarah Stierch

What are your favorite snacks at Disney’s California Adventure Park? Let us know in the comments below!

Featured Photo: Emily Murray.

Written by

Megan Woodard

Contributing Writer

Megan was born into a Disney family. Her first trip to Disney World was when she was only 18 months old. Now as an adult, Megan loves to share the magic of Disney with her two toddlers. Keeping up with Disney news and Disney World knowledge is a fun hobby for Megan. Disney World is her favorite place to be and continuously brings back her childhood joy.

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