Oh, The Noodle Exchange booth. We have a love, hate relationship with you — and for good reason.
First, you decided to no longer serve the Yaupon Green Tea Pale Ale brewed by Playalinda Brewing Company and that’s a big issue in our book.
Ever since it’s 2021 debut, the booth served this amazing Green Tea Pale Ale, which was one of our favorite drinks of the entire festival. But, sadly, this year, it is no more. Instead, Noodle Exchange is serving a Parish Brewing Strawberry Mochi Berliner Weisse.
And, well, it’s bad. Like, really bad. *sigh*
Second, the food. Hot ramen noodle dishes during high summer temperatures? This might have not been the best choice. But, these are actually pretty tasty. You also get a great portion size for the price.
Warning: the Impossible Pork Udon isn’t plant-based, despite being made with Impossible Pork Udon and a soy egg. For some reason, there is chicken broth in this dish. Why? We have no idea. It doesn’t make any sense. We even asked the Cast Members working the booth and they didn’t understand, either.
But, the Ramen with Tofu bowl is completely plant-based, so at least there’s that.
Here’s everything else you need to know about The Noodle Exchange booth, including reviews, photos, and our must-trys.
The Noodle Exchange Booth Menu
GF = gluten friendly, PB = plant-based, KF = kid friendly
2023 Noodle Exchange Menu
Photos & Reviews
Shaved Beef Ramen
A ramen served with shaved beef, shitake mushrooms, pickled carrots and daikon radish, and a soy egg in a citrus-sesame broth.
Shannon: Other than the spicy kick, not much flavor.
Heather: Spiiiiiiicy! Good flavor, just a lot of kick. Noodles are tricky on a hot day, though.
Felicia: Salty, delicious and the beef is cooked perfectly. Hearty portion. Would order again.
Impossible Pork Ramen
An impossible pork ramen made with shiitake mushrooms, pickled carrots and daikon radish, baby bok choy, and a soy egg in a savory chicken broth.
Felicia: This has great flavor. The Impossible pork is interesting but good. I couldn’t tell the difference between the soy egg and the normal egg. But, this is just odd to have fake meat and egg but be in a chicken broth?? Why??
Thai Shrimp Rice Noodles
Shrimp and Coconut Curry Rice Noodles served with shiitake mushrooms and a savory thai basil.
Felicia: Holy cow this is delicious. Strong lime flavor, perfect amount of spice. Even the shrimp is on the bigger side and perfectly plump. Not for people who can’t handle spice, I loved it though.
A ramen made with tofu, shiitake mushrooms, pickles carrots and daikon radish, shaved peppers, and baby bok choy in a citrus-sesame broth.
Felicia: Good flavor but I don’t care for tofu so not for me. Assume this is a good plant based option if you are fine eating it in the heat.
Ally: While this is much too hot for those summer temperatures, this is actually pretty good with lots of flavor. I like it! Be warned that it’s a little difficult to eat. Be sure to grab a fork and knife.
Parish Brewing Strawberry Mochi Berliner Weisse
A fruity strawberry mochi flavored Berliner Weisse brewed by Parish Brewing out of Broussard, LA.
Felicia: So sweet and somehow rather thick and milkshake like? The strawberry flavor is very artificial. I miss the Green Tea Pale Ale from prior years.
Allyson: They got rid of the green tea beer for this? What were they thinking? Absolutely horrible and the strawberry flavor was too much. Way too heavy of a beer for my taste.
Pacific Rim Old Vines Riesling
A white wine made by Pacific Rim and Co in Washington state.
Felicia: Not bad for a Riesling. Is a lot dryer than most Rieslings. Still not my favorite but it’s not too bad.
Allyson: A horribly sweet wine. No thank you.
Curious about all the other booths? Make sure to read over our collection of 2023 Epcot Food And Wine Global Marketplace Menus, Photos, and Reviews. We’ve reviewed every booth at this year’s festival, and we definitely have some opinions and advice to share. And, if you’re heading to the festival this year, you’ll also want to check out our Complete Guide to the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. It will provide you with valuable insights on what to expect, tips on planning your visit, and plenty of other useful information.
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