Disney's Port Orleans Resort Riverside was designed to reflect antebellum south along the
and the Magnolia Bend section. Alligator Bayou consists of 1,024 guest rooms over 16
buildings styled as rustic, weathered lodges with 64 rooms per lodge. Magnolia Bend consists
Mississippi River. Riverside is separated into two distinct areas, the Alligator Bayou section, of
1,024 guest rooms over four buildings styled as southern plantation grand manor homes with
256 rooms per mansion
Boatwright's Dining Hall - Located in Riverside, a full service, 208-seat table service
restaurant themed to a wooden shipbuilding yard and is adorned with vintage shipbuilding
tools. To complete the theme, the restaurant is located in a building called Boat Building
Warehouse. It overlooks the Sassagoula River. The restaurant serves homestyle meals of
Southern and American cuisine. As from February 22, 2009, Boatwright's Dining Hall no
longer serves breakfast and is open for dinner from 5pm to 10pm.
Riverside Mill Food Court - Located in Riverside, this food court features a working cotton
press operated by a 32-foot water wheel. Five stations service pizza, pasta, hamburgers,
fried chicken, fresh sandwhiches, salads and baked goods. It is open for breakfast, lunch,
River Roost - This lounge flanks Boatwright's Dining Hall and features a lively sing-along
ragtime piano comedy show and live entertainment on select nights.
Muddy Rivers - Located in Riverside, Muddy Rivers is the pool bar located on Ol' Man
Island that sells alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks in addition to quick snacks like hot dogs
Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory - Located in French Quarter, this food court is
designed for guests to dine around huge Mardi Gras Parade props in a warehouse
setting. Five stations service pizza, pasta, hamburgers, fried chicken, fresh sandwhiches,
salads and baked goods. It is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Mardi Grogs - Located in French Quarter by the main pool, this pool bar sells beverages
and quick snacks.
Scat Cat's Club - French Quarter's lobby lounge featuring live jazz entertainment on select
nights. Jazz artist Elliot Dyson currently entertains guests at Scat Cat's club nightly. Scat
Cat's is open from 4 p.m. until midnight each night. Some of the specialty drinks served
include: "Southern Hurricane" (Southern Comfort, orange juice, pineapple juice and
grenadine), "Sassagoula Swamp Water" (a blend of rum, gin, tequila and a secret touch),
and "The Banana Cabana" (Bacardi Spiced Rum and Creme de Banana liquor with
coconut and pineapple juice served frozen). Disney’s “Tables in Wonderland” discount
card is accepted at this location.
Disney's Port Orleans Resort Riverside has a 3½ acre recreation area called Ol' Man
Island featuring the resort's 158,000 gallon feature swimming pool with a large rustic saw-
mill themed water slide and a hot tub. The island also contains a children's playground and
the Fishin' Hole, where guests can rent cane fishing poles and bait for a small fee.
There are also five smaller 'quiet' swimming pools at Disney's Port Orleans Resort
Riverside, three located within the Alligator Bayou section and two in the Magnolia Bend
area. Riverside also has a marina where guests can rent personal water craft, bicycles or
surrey bikes. Horse-drawn carriage rides are available in the evening.
Disney's Port Orleans Resort French Quarter features the Doubloon Lagoon 225,000
gallon swimming pool which has a sea-serpent themed water slide named Scales that is
jockeyed by King Neptune. This area also includes a hot tub and a children's playground.
Both regions have cashless video game arcades where guests purchase point-cards for
Port Orleans French Quarter: 2201 Orleans Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Port Orleans Riverside: 1251 Riverside Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Florida