At a Glance
|Location:||Deck 9, Aft|
|Restaurant Type:||Main Dining|
|Meal Type:||Breakfast and Lunch and Dinner|
Carioca's on the Disney Magic is Main Dining restaurant located on Deck 3, Aft. Named after Donald Duck's amigo in Disney's The Three Caballeros, Carioca's serves contemporary classic fare for breakfast and lunch, and South American specialties for dinner.
Dining at Carioca's is always a celebration! Boasting a Brazilian theme of hanging festival lanterns and marketplace baskets, wavy floor patterns that recall the breezy beach sidewalks of Copacabana, and colorful facades reminiscent of South American architecture, Carioca's is designed to be festive during the day and—through the use of lighting and a nighttime panorama of Rio de Janeiro—elegant in the evening. Adding to the charm, a mural depicting the Three Caballeros—Donald Duck, José Carioca and Panchito—can be seen on the main wall.
Dinner is primarily served between 5:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. (Main Seating) and 8:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (Second Seating), and is part of the reserved Rotational Dining that occurs nightly during your cruise. Check the dining tickets that can be found in your stateroom for assigned seating time, restaurant schedule and table number.
Carioca's cuisine is a mouthwatering selection of South American specialties. Although subject to change, dinner menu items may include:
- Empanadas Panzudas de Carne Argentinean Beef Empanadas with Red Chimichurri
- Deep Fried Lobster Croquetas with a Banana Lentil Salad and Creamed Horseradish
- Cuban Salad with Watercress, Avocado, Pineapple, Toasted Cuban Bread and a Cider Vinegar Dressing
- Lobster, Shrimp and Mahi Mahi on Peruvian Quinoa Salad served with Dried Mango, Pineapple and Toasted Coconut Salsa
- Grilled and Roasted Orange and Lemon Marinated Flank Steak with an Onion, Lime Salsa and Black Bean Rice
- Fried Plantain and Malanga Pancakes with Crème Fraiche and Farofa
A full wine list, in addition to specialty drinks like Mimosas and Margaritas and delicious ice-cream blended smoothies, is also available.
For the most discerning child's palate, Carioca's is proud to offer a large selection of traditional children's food favorites for every meal.
The dress code for dinner changes daily. Check the Personal Navigator—the Disney Cruise Line daily newsletter detailing all there is to see and do—for more information while onboard. However, you are requested to not wear tank tops or swimwear whilst dining in Carioca's for dinner.
A buffet-style lunch is available on select dates serving an ever-changing menu of classic food items. Check the Personal Navigator for specific operating times and dates while onboard. Open seating is available when dining at lunch, meaning you and your family are invited to dine at any table you choose.
Serving American fare, a breakfast buffet is available from approximately 8:30 a.m. through 10:45 a.m. on select dates. Because operating hours do vary daily, check the Personal Navigator for specific dates and times while onboard.
Specialty drinks like cappuccino, espresso and café latte only make the morning brighter, and on 7-night or longer sailings, a Disney Character breakfast is also available.
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