Paddlefish Opens at Disney Springs

Written By Scott Joseph On February 6, 2017

Paddelfish upper deck

Paddlefish, the redesigned former Fulton’s Crab House (nee Empress Lily) has opened at Disney Springs. I attended a preopening party on Friday ahead of the Saturday debut.

It’s a pretty cool space — big, too, with mulitple decks and options for dining or imbibing. I predict the top deck with its great view of the Springs will be a favorite gathering place. Don’t tell anybody about it.

The crew put out lots of food for the guests Friday, but this is not a review. I’ll visit later and give a proper accounting, but I thought you’d like to see some of what the place looks like.

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Paddelfish exterior

Paddelfish dining room

Paddelfish car

The dining room on the first deck has waterfront views. You might see a car float by.

Paddelfish boil

There’s a large crab boil station that fills the air with the smell of Old Bay seasonings.

Paddelfish bar

Paddelfish bar2

Plenty of bars.

Paddelfish upper deck

But the top deck is the best.


Paddelfish wall

Click this link for a quick Facebook Live tour.


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