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 Sassagoula Floatworks & Food Factory

*This dining experience took place in November 2014.*

After the Disney World Jingle Jungle 5k, I knew I needed a feast to fill me up from my race that morning, but to also prep me for that night. We headed over to Port Orleans French Quarter for some brunch. (By the way, we were staying at Saratoga Springs, so we had to take the bus to Downtown Disney and then catch the bus to POFQ. We knew exactly what we were doing because we had done it before. Unfortunately, the people at DtD did not understand what we were trying to do and made us get on the wrong bus. Lesson learned – be assertive if necessary!)


Sassagoula is located at the French Quarter of Port Orleans. It is a quick-service restaurant, but it takes the Tables in Wonderland card. It is Mardi Gras themed. We love this place because it is rather inexpensive for the amount of food, and they have good options for those that are gluten-free , vegan, or have allergies. Along with Landscape of Flavors at the Art of Animation, this is one quick-service that we will go out of  our way to visit.sass We had eaten at Sassagoula before and I was really in the mood for some vegan & gluten-free beignets, so that is what we ordered first. But since I was really hungry, I also got some Mickey waffles and potatoes AND a veggie burger with a side of chili. (We were there for a while…)

The beignets, waffles, and potatoes were awesome like my last time here. The veggie burger was ok, but I still prefer the one at Landscape of Flavors . BUT I still very much appreciate that it is a house-made burger and not some frozen thing that you find at many of the restaurants on property (many of them are gluten-free). The chili freaked me on first bite because I thought there was meat in it. I took it back to the chef, and he assured me that it was TVP (soy product) and NOT meat! So, it was safe. After I wrapped my head around that, it was pretty good, but by this time, I was absolutely stuffed! Way too much food!sass1Sassagoula is a great place to eat if you are looking for good quality, low price quick-service food. It will continue to be a place that we visit even if we are not staying at the resort!

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7 thoughts on “Sassagoula Floatworks & Food Factory”
  1. I love eating there! Great food at a reasonable price. And really delicious. I’m really impressed that a quick service restaurant has so many vegetarian options.

  2. That place looks absolutely magical! Thanks so much for sharing your post with the Tasty Tuesday linkup party. I enjoyed reading it 🙂

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