Satu’li Canteen Review

Today, we are going to take a look at one of the best quick service restaurants in all of Walt Disney World.

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Satu’li Canteen, located within Pandora, opened along with the rest of the land back in 2017. The restaurant features a menu that is quite unique and uses fresh quality ingredients. It’s a wonderful change of pace from the typical burgers, chicken fingers and fries of most Disney quick service restaurants.

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The decor of the restaurant is Na’vi themed and there are tons of details throughout.

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Its still a large, fairly open seating area (sorta like a mess hall), but there is enough theming to keep it visually interesting. Its a fun atmosphere overall.

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The restaurant also offers covered outdoor seating.

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Menu wise, the big item here is the customized food bowls.

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For each bowl, you get to choose a protein (Chicken, Beef, Shrimp or Tofu), a base (Noodles, Potato Hash, Rice & Beans or Salad) and a sauce (Green Onion Vinaigrette, Black Bean Vinaigrette or Creamy Herb Sauce).

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All entrees come with a vegetable slaw and boba balls as well. Boba balls are all the rage right now it seems. They work well for Pandora / Galaxy’s Edge type places thanks to their look. Its pretty easy to pretend there is something alien about them.

Disney originally had the steamed burger / veggie pods on its adult menu as well, but it has since been moved to the kids menu. Don’t worry though, adults can still order them if they like.

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That being said, they are nothing all that special.

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Upon entering the line to order, you can see some of the meats being freshly grilled. There is a lot of smoke which gives the meats a great charred flavor.

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Above is a chicken and beef combo bowl, with a noodle base and creamy herb sauce. Everything here is quality. The chicken had a nice char to it and was seasoned wonderfully. The beef is like a high quality roast beef you would get at the supermarket warmed up.

The noodles are cooked well and nicely seasoned and the vegetable slaw provided a nice crunch. The creamy herb sauce adds a nice flavor but in the future I’d order it on the side. They give you a lot of it and it made the bottom half the the dish a bit on the soggy side.

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I ordered the non alcoholic “Pandoran Sunrise” to drink. This is basically melon powerade with a few additional juices thrown in. It was yummy and only 50 cents more than a fountain beverage.

The restaurant does have decent sized alcohol menu as well.

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For dessert, I went with the Blueberry Cream Cheese Mousse.

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This is one of my favorite desserts at WDW, table service included. Not only does it look really cool to fit in with the land, but its straight up delicious!

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It has the perfect level of sweetness, balanced nicely by the tartness of the blueberry. If I could eat one of these every day I would!

Overall, Satu’li Canteen is perhaps my favorite quick service restaurant in Walt Disney World. It’s definitely my favorite inside the parks! It features a great menu, quality food and a nice atmosphere!

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Waits can get a little long to order during peak times, however I’ve found that mobile order is a nice work around to this.

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There have been times where the line was backed up to the entrance of the building, yet my mobile order was ready within 5 minutes. It seems most folks are still heading to the registers to order allowing you to basically skip ahead of all them by ordering through the app!

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We highly recommend considering Satu’li Canteen during your next trip. We don’t think you will be disappointed.

 

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