5 Restaurants We Love At Hollywood Studios

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Hollywood Studios brings the movies to life in this one of a kind theme park located at Walt Disney World. High action and romance films mixed with classic fairytales and cartoons make for the best rides and shows are sure to please everyone in your family. The dining options at this fun park are also a great way to indulge in unique dining. Here are 5 restaurants that are loved by park guests at Hollywood Studios.

5. Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant

The 1950s may be long gone, but the spirit of the old fashioned drive-in is alive at the Sci-Fi Dine-In restaurant, where guests sit in a classic car shaped table and enjoy classic animated clips while feasting on traditional American cuisine. This restaurant really makes you feel like you are really at the drive in with its classic décor and dim lighting under the stars. Guests can enjoy traditional American favorites for (lunch or dinner) such as a good old cheeseburger, turkey sandwich, fries, onions rings, etc. There are also some really tasty milkshakes that you have to try while you’re there! The Sci-Fi dine-in restaurant accepts the Disney dining plan and is classified as $$ ($15-$29.99) per person. Advanced reservations are recommended, since this restaurant is one of the most popular and favorite by guests.

4. Hollywood & Vine

Looking for a great character dining experience? Look no further that Hollywood and Vine! This retro-deco themed restaurant shows off that vintage Hollywood look and offers Disney Junior characters during breakfast and lunch. Mingle and interact with Sofia the First, Doc McStuffins, Jake and the Neverland Pirates, and Handy Manny. Choose from an array of American classics from the buffet for all three meals of the day with choices like omelets, waffles/pancakes, and biscuits and gravy for breakfast, and various meats, salads, and side items for lunch and dinner. There has also been a recent addition to the restaurant that has guests smiling from ear to ear. Indulge in the new chocolate fountain with an assortment of sweet treats to enjoy for dessert during the lunch and dinner sessions. The Hollywood and Vine is classified as $$($15-$29.99) per person for breakfast and $$$($30-$59.99) for lunch and dinner. Select Disney Dining Plans are accepted and advanced reservations are recommended.

3. The Hollywood Brown Derby

If you’re looking for fine dining or want to be whisked away into old vintage Hollywood Glam, head on over to the Hollywood Brown Derby, where elegance meets Hollywood’s golden era. Here, guests can enjoy a warm atmosphere paired with delectable American cuisine. Open for lunch and dinner, The Hollywood Brown Derby offers plates including various pastas, salads, burgers, and various cuts of fresh chicken, beef, and fish. The desserts here are also fantastic! My favorite has to be the double vanilla bean crème brulee and the Brown Derby original grapefruit cake. The Hollywood Brown Derby accepts select Disney Dining plans and is classified as $$($15-$29.99) per person for lunch and $$$($30-$59.99) per person for dinner.

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2. Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano

Fresh Italian flavor fills the room at Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano. This colorful restaurant has a casual California flare with its wooden floors and furniture, and a plethora of knick-knacks on the walls with various colored lights. This vivacious restaurant offers Italian classics like crispy calamari, mozzarella and tomatoes, various flatbreads and pastas, and an array of seafood, chicken, and beef options. Desserts here are also out of this world! My favorite has to be the tiramisu and gelato! Mama Melrose’s accepts select ding plans and advanced reservations are recommended. This restaurant is classified as $$($15-$29.99) per person.

1. 50’s Prime Time Café

Looking for some interactive fun? You won’t be disappointed by heading over the 50’s Prime Time Café for lunch or dinner. This restaurant looks like a typical home straight out of the 1950’s. The décor is so authentic and I was so impressed at how vintage everything is. The waiters/waitresses are just as ‘vintage’ in their conversation and mannerisms which makes it that much more fun and unique! Join in on all the fun with your waiter and other guests (better known as ‘your cousins’) around you as you feast on classic American dishes such as the ever-popular fried chicken platter, chicken potpie, and pot roast. The food is quite tasty, but I have to say, the desserts are incredible too! With traditional American treats like warm apple crisp, hot brownie sundae, and even a peanut butter and jelly milkshake, you can’t go wrong. There is a whole lot of fun happening here, so if you’re in the mood for a grand time, check out 50’s Prime Time Café! This restaurant accepts select Disney Dining Plans and recommends advanced reservations since it tends to get full quickly. It is classified at $$($15-$29.99) per person.

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About Natalie

Natalie is an elementary school teacher and a native Floridian who lives and breathes all things Disney. Her love for Disney started at the age of two during her first visit, and has continued to flourish into her adult life. She loves to share her Disney passion with her students and believes Disney is so special because there is no other place to forget about your worries and be a kid again, which is why she refuses to ‘grow up’.

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