A year's worth of renovation and reconfiguration at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort will come to a head on October 8th as new resort facilities debut.
Old Port Royale concept artwork
Sebastian's Bistro, the new casual dining venue at Caribbean Beach, will open to guests on Monday, October 8, 2018. This table service eatery features a variety of sandwiches and larger entrees with a caribbean and latin flavor. Options include a Crab Cake-topped Burger, Grilled Sustainable Fish sandwich and Jerk Chicken with Black Beans and Rice on the lunch menu. Dinner entrees include Sauteed Shrimp and Tamales, Caribbean Vegetable Curry and Citrus-stuffed Sustainable Whole Fish.
Website WDWMagic.com has a list of the full menu including prices.
The Bistro will serve lunch from 11:00am to 4:00pm and dinner from 4:00pm to 10:00pm daily. Reservations are now available by visiting the Walt Disney World website or calling 407-WDW-DINE.
Also on October 8, front desk services for Caribbean Beach will shift from the Custom House to Old Port Royale. Guest drop-off and pick-up for Disney's Magical Express and Disney Cruise Line will shift to the new location. Old Port Royale will serve as the front desk and home to concierge and luggage services for the resort.
The main entrance for Caribbean Beach will move from Buena Vista Drive to a new access point off Victory Way near Disney's Art of Animation Resort. Beginning in 2019 guests will be able to utilize Disney's Skyliner system for transportation to both Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios via a station located near the Victory Way entrance.
Disney's Riviera Resort, as viewed from Buena Vista Drive entrance
The original entrance off Buena Vista Drive will be closed, but is expected to reopen in 2019 as the main entrance for Disney's Riviera Resort, the fifteenth Disney Vacation Club property.