The long awaited opening of Ballast Point at Downtown Disney is getting closer. Food & Wine shared the news that the restaurant and brewery will hold its grand opening on Wednesday, January 16.

Photos via Food & Wine

Photos via Food & Wine

What’s happening:

  • Just shy of a year ago, it was announced that Ballast Point Brewing Company would be opening a restaurant and brewery at Downtown Disney.
  • Food & Wine reported today, that restaurant will host its grand opening on January 16.
  • Executive Sous Chef Joey Lerma has curated a fantastic menu that includes dishes prepared with beer such as Chicken Wings with a Spicy Sculpin Buffalo glaze and a California “Kolsch” Steak Burrito.
  • While Ballast Point is a brewery, the atmosphere will be family friendly and the children’s menu will feature kid approved favorites—sans alcohol.
  • Ballast Point will be open seven days a week from 10 am to midnight.

For the beer connoisseur:

  • Guests can choose from “more than fifty styles of Ballast Point’s adventurous beer across 100 tap lines.”
  • Additionally, “limited-edition R&D brews exclusive to the Downtown Disney District location” will also be available.

What they’re saying:

  • President Ben Dollard: “With all our Ballast Point brewpub locations, we aim to provide a locally relevant experience for guests. The new Ballast Point brewpub offers a family friendly environment with features designed to appeal to all visitors [including] a dedicated children’s menu with favorites like Crispy Chicken Tenders, Corn Tortilla Quesadilla and Grilled Cheese.”

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