Lamplight Lounge Scheduled to Open at DCA this Summer

Published on 2/22/18 by Craig Smith

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A view of the Cove Bar , whihc is slated to close in May and be replaced by the new Lamplight Lounge. Image courtesy Disney.

It was announced today that, as part of the new Pixar Pier section of Disney California Adventure, a new “seaside lounge” would be opening. The new Lamplight Lounge is slated to open on June 23rd and will be located where the Cove Bar is currently at the entrance of the soon-to-be rethemed park section. Here is a description of the new restaurant from a post that appeared earlier today on the Disney Parks Blog:

Lamplight Lounge will serve California casual gastro-pub cuisine that is playfully presented along with unique signature cocktails. This seaside lounge contains a full bar with picturesque waterfront views from both upstairs and downstairs. At night, outdoor seating provides views of the illuminated Pixar Pier and “World of Color.”

Renovated from an old warehouse factory, the location has kept many features of the original two-story building. The steel structural elements as well as concrete and brick walls were exposed and repaired to tell the story of its past. The original wood boards from the factory were refinished and given new life as ceiling panels and floors. The furniture style echoes a relaxed feel and the end result is an open, airy and bright place that is organic yet sophisticated.

Lamplight Lounge celebrates the creativity, inspirations and personalities of the artists and storytellers who have brought Pixar stories to life. Guests will discover the artistic marks that the Pixar “regulars” have left throughout the lounge: concept art, a quick sketch on a napkin, knick-knacks and collectable toys of beloved Pixar characters will adorn the space.

Come discover the treasured keepsakes and tastes of Lamplight Lounge when it opens along with Pixar Pier on June 23. Guests wishing to visit the Cove Bar one more time are welcome to stop by as it reopens briefly beginning March 16 before closing again at the end of May for its permanent transformation.

As always, I will be adding updates as more details about Lamplight Lounge at Disney California Adventure are released so be sure to subscribe and stay tuned!

Update 6/7/18: Lamplight Lounge Reservations are now open! Reservations can be made up to 60 days in advance and can be done online here.

Update 6/18/18: The Lamplight Lounge menu has been posted online. It can be found here.