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T-Rex

#142 of 2,920 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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1676 East Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830-8493
+1 407-828-8739
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I ate here on our recent trip to Walt Disney World on her birthday. I have to admit that I was somewhat skeptical based upon my previous experiences with the Rain Forest Cafe and their overpriced, lackluster food. But this place has Dinosaurs and they make everything better, don't they? I have to say that this ended... More 

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Thank Kenneth R
Rockfield, Kentucky
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We popped in while in Disney Springs & the wait was a bit so we sat at the bar. The food was good, drinks mixed well & fast service. It was a fun, touristy place.

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Thank Stephanie B
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited T-Rex in September and I thoroughly enjoyed it! The restaurant itself came alive, very lively and has allot to look at. The food was very delicious. The mashed potatoes are amazing, I haven't stopped thinking about them since returning. I would recommend people of all ages to visit here for food as you would not be disappointed, kids... More 

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Thank JessicaSmith94
Brandon, FL
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love this place. The scenery is fun for all ages. It not just has a dinosaur theme, it also has sounds and the background is so real looking. The food is delicious and we even find something for my very picky son to eat. Sit in the very back of restaurant for best experience.

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Thank amarykay00
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like Rainforest Cafe then you will love T-Rex. The dinosaur theme is amazing but can be scary for very young children. I have to admit that I am a burger fan and I love the burgers from T-rex. I have always found the service to be very friendly and very helpful. Overall a very good experience.

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Thank DestronOverlord
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the decor. Was very busy when we went so service was slow. Didn't like how loud it was in there, just with people and other noises. Food was just average.

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Thank Ashley E
Baltimore, Maryland
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Atmosphere is one of a kind. Themed to dinosaur eras with various sections, including anamatronics that periodically move and sound off, plus a metoer shower every 20 minutes or so that has them all going at the same time with dimmed overhead lights and 'meteor' lightshow. The food was actually pretty good, though obviously a little pricey. The shrimp/artichoke and... More 

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Thank Netlava
Miami, Florida
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112 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was really excited to go here and eat, I have to say the atmosphere is absolutely amazing! You do have to wait depending I suppose on the time. The restaurant is absolutely beautifully decorated, the dinosaurs come to life and there is even a meteor shower too! Downside to it all is what I had for dinner I had... More 

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Thank Spikedidi
Madison, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visit T Rex every trip to Orlando. Its like a show while having lunch. The kids can move about and see everything. There is a great place for the kids to hang out and look for fossils while waiting for your table. There is different areas to sit in for a different experience. The kids love the ice cave.... More 

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Watrous, Canada
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84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great dinner at T Rex. Food and service were superb. Lots of in house activity and entertainment. Take your dinosaur lovers to this spot for a real treat!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1676 East Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830-8493
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-828-8739
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?