Where to Get a Dole Whip at Disneyland

by | Dec 12, 2023 | Disneyland Parks, Disneyland Resorts, DLR Food, DLR News

Here’s where to get a Dole Whip at Disneyland, both in the theme parks and across the resort.

Created by Dole, the Dole Whip frosty pineapple soft serve made its way to Disneyland in 1986 after first being introduced at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park in 1984. This fat-free, dairy-free, and gluten-free treat has only three simple ingredients, and yet it’s one of the most iconic snacks in Disney theme parks. Fans love it so much they have made everything from lip balm to shirts to candles and Mickey ears in its honor. Although you can find a pineapple-flavored whipped soft serve almost anywhere, true fans believe it just hits differently in Adventureland.

So, where can you find the beloved Dole Whip when you’re at Disneyland? Below, we’re sharing all of the locations that serve Dole Whip in Disneyland Park and across Disneyland Resort.

Where to Find the Dole Whip at Disneyland

Tiki Juice Bar: Classic Dole Whip

When Walt first opened the Enchanted Tiki Room in 1963, there was nothing served alongside it. Fast forward to 1986 when a brand new product was introduced: the Dole Whip. 

It took five years for Disneyland to add the Tiki Juice Bar, a kiosk cart, to the exterior waiting area of Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room. Even then, the Tiki Juice Bar walk-up only served pineapple spears & pineapple juice until Dole Food Company became a sponsor of the fruit and juice, and ultimately debuted the whips. This Disneyland location does offer Mobile Order, which makes pick-up a breeze. And if you time it right, you can enjoy the Audio-Animatronic birds followed by a simple cup of Dole Soft Serve.

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Photo by Danny Shuster

Tiki Juice Bar Dole Whip Menu

  • Dole Whip Pineapple Soft Serve, $6.49
  • Dole Whip Float (DOLE® Pineapple Juice topped with DOLE Whip® Pineapple Soft Serve, $7.29

This location is considered a cart/kiosk and does not offer any discounts.

The Tropical Hideaway: Dole Whip Swirls

Located just behind Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room on the banks of the Jungle Cruise attraction waters is the Tropical Hideaway. This quick service location was added in 2018, and it’s an extension of the Enchanted Tiki Room and its attached Tiki Juice Bar (with a menu all its own, of course). Its offerings consist of the Dole Whip in swirl form as well as rotating seasonal specialty items and additional flavors throughout the year. 

One of the best features of The Tropical Hideaway – beyond the Dole Whip varieties, of course! – is the ambiance of this location. Music fills the atmosphere, and Tiki Room-favorite Rosita, the animatronic bird, chirps one-liners as guests float by on the tail end of the Jungle Cruise along the banks. Few locations in Disneyland offer a more perfectly synced respite.

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Photo by Danny Shuster

Tropical Hideaway DOLE Whip Menu

  • Dole Whip, $6.49
  • Dole Whip Swirl, $6.49 (currently offering additional flavors strawberry, mango, pineapple) 
  • Dole Whip Float, $7.29
  • Dole Whip Swirl Float, $7.29
  • Blood Orange Agua Float, $9.29
  • Chile-Mango Whip, $9.29

This location is considered a quick service restaurant, but does not offer any discounts.

Seasonal and Secret Dole Whips

In the past, Disneyland and Disney World have debuted special Dole Whips to celebrate occasions like “Dole Whip Day” every July 19. As a cult Dole Whip fan myself, I live for these limited-time upgrades and rare secret menu offerings. My personal favorite was a Dole Whip float of raspberry-lemon swirl with passionfruit, orange, and guava juice, topped with candied Kiwi and fresh fruit topping.

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Raspberry-Lemon Swirl Dole Whip. Photo by Kristen Carr

Beyond the Parks: Where to Find Dole Whip at Disneyland Resort

Just visiting Downtown Disney for the day or have a rest day scheduled from the parks? There is one place you can get an official Disneyland Dole Whip without a theme park ticket: The Disneyland Hotel. The pool has a walk-up Quick Service called Tangaroa Terrace that offers Dole Whips and floats. If you’re looking for an even more immersive experience outside the parks, the famous Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar will make you a Dole Whip with a splash of rum!

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Dole Whip without a park ticket. Photo courtesy Disney Parks Blog

Oh, and here’s a little-known fact: There is no actual pineapple in a Dole Whip. As of 1977, Kent Precision Food Group obtained the license to produce and supply the exclusive mix to Disneyland. They also offer the mix online to outside vendors, restaurants, and retailers across the country but call it “Dole Soft Serve.” Disney Dole Whip purists swear the two are not the same.

The Best Place for Dole Whip at Disneyland

If a Dole Whip is on your agenda for your next Disneyland visit, I would recommend snagging a table along the waters of the Tropical Hideaway. Order a swirl off the menu and take in the lush sights and sounds. Along with Dole Whips, Tropical Hideaway also features a variety of steamed bao buns to snack on, making this a great pit stop before venturing further into Adventureland.

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Warm Bao and Cold Dole Whip—the perfect snack. Photo by Rain Blanken

If you don’t have time for that little getaway, Mobile Order a Dole Whip from the Tiki Bar and enjoy it after a visit to the Enchanted Tiki Room. If your next Disneyland trip is further in the distance, you can follow our Dole Whip Recipe and read about our taste test.

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Kristen Carr has been a Disney fan her entire life, is a local former AP, now Magic Key holder, park hopping Mama of 4, and therefore the ultimate cold-brew connoisseur. Find her with a Disney snack in hand, pushing a double stroller, while posting to her instagram @TheHappiestClubonEarth. Disney balloons, the archives, and event planning keep her passion for magic alive while 2-4 hours of sleep a night do not.
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Kristen Carr

Kristen Carr has been a Disney fan her entire life, is a local former AP, now Magic Key holder, park hopping Mama of 4, and therefore the ultimate cold-brew connoisseur. Find her with a Disney snack in hand, pushing a double stroller, while posting to her instagram @TheHappiestClubonEarth. Disney balloons, the archives, and event planning keep her passion for magic alive while 2-4 hours of sleep a night do not.
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