Muddy Rivers | Port Orleans Riverside | Disney World

Last Updated on: May 24th, 2024

Muddy Rivers (Disney World)

Muddy Rivers is a popular poolside bar and lounge located at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside in Walt Disney World Resort, Florida. The bar provides a wonderful escape for guests looking to unwind and cool off after a day of exploring the parks or enjoying the resort’s amenities. Situated next to the Ol’ Man Island Pool, Muddy Rivers offers a convenient spot for guests to enjoy refreshing beverages and snacks while lounging by the water.

The bar continues to offer a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, including cocktails, beer, wine, and soft drinks. Guests can also order light snacks and quick bites to enjoy poolside, with a menu often featuring poolside favorites like burgers, sandwiches, salads, and other casual fare.

Muddy Rivers maintains its laid-back atmosphere, friendly service, and picturesque setting, making it a popular gathering spot for families and friends to relax, chat, and enjoy the Florida sunshine. Live entertainment, such as live music or poolside activities, occasionally adds to the vibrant and fun atmosphere.

Fun Facts

  • Muddy Rivers is a poolside bar and lounge located at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort in Disney World.
  • The bar is named after the fictional riverboat captain Muddy Rivers, adding to the Southern-themed ambiance of the resort.
  • Guests can enjoy a variety of refreshing beverages at Muddy Rivers, including tropical cocktails, beers, and non-alcoholic options, while relaxing by the pool.
  • The bar area features charming decor, including nautical elements and Southern-style accents, creating a laid-back and inviting atmosphere.
  • Muddy Rivers is conveniently situated near the Ol’ Man Island pool area, making it a popular spot for guests looking to unwind and enjoy drinks after a day of exploring the parks.

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