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[20 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]
Earl of Sandwich Reopening at Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District

Earl of Sandwich – the popular eatery in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District – is reopening for a limited time, after closing earlier this year.
The Downtown Disney District location, which was inspired by John Montagu, the Earl who invented the sandwich in 1762, was closed due to the impeding construction of a new hotel in the area.
But now, the sandwich shop will reopen for a “limited time” (no indication on how long that limited time might be) to the joy of sandwich fans at Disneyland.
So, get your sandwiches while you can …

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[2 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Several Downtown Disney District Restaurants Closing to Make Way for New Disneyland Hotel

Several restaurants at Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District are closing this spring and summer to make way for a new four-star hotel coming to Disneyland in 2021.
The following locations are closing as of June 30 (or earlier):

AMC 12 Theatres
Rainforest Cafe
Earl of Sandwich
Alamo Rent-a-Car
Starbucks (on the west side only)

There is also reporting that much of the area west of the LEGO store in the Downtown Disney District will be torn down to make way for the new hotel.
This new hotel will be connected to the other Disneyland hotels by walkways and …

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[4 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Anniversaries, Free Dining, and Star Wars

It’s been a very busy week in the world of Disney news, including some major news announced Friday at the Walt Disney World Resort!
But first, since it is Star Wars Day (May the Fourth Be With You!), let’s start this weekly recap with the news that we’ve all been waiting for.
Star Wars Episode VII Cast Announced!
That’s right – the disturbance you felt in the Force earlier this week was millions of fans crying out in joy when the cast for Star Wars Episode VII was announced.
Original cast members Harrison Ford, …

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[29 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Grand Opening Set for Earl of Sandwich in the Downtown Disney District

Earlier this year, we shared with you that Earl of Sandwich would be coming to the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort. While the sandwich chain already has locations in Walt Disney World and Disneyland Paris, this will be the first Earl of Sandwich in California.
Now, Disney has announced the official grand opening date for the restaurant: November 2, 2012. Construction on the eatery is almost complete, and guests will soon be able to sample some of the sandwiches and salads the chain is known for.
Earl of Sandwich will …

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[23 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Compass Book Store & Cafe Readying for Closure at Downtown Disney

Compass Book Store & Cafe are preparing to  leave Downtown Disney at Disneyland, making room for Disney’s new vision for the entertainment-shopping district.
The store will officially close its doors March 31, and has discounted their merchandise 30-50% until the closing. Michael Tucker, president of Books, Inc., says that the closure of Compass Book Store was a mutual decision between the company and Disney. Earl of Sandwich will be opening this summer in the spot currently occupied by Compass Book Store.
He also says:
In the long term, it made sense. They are …

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[18 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Earl of Sandwich to Open in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney

Disneyland guests will soon have a brand-new dining option to look forward to, as Disney has announced that the popular quick-service restaurant Earl of Sandwich will open in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney in early summer 2012. The restaurant, known for its sandwiches and salads, already has locations in Walt Disney World and Disneyland Paris.
“We are looking forward to the grand opening of our newest location at the Disneyland Resort,” stated Robert Earl, chairman of Earl of Sandwich. “The success we’ve experienced at Walt Disney World, Disneyland Paris …