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'50s Prime Time Cafe

#155 of 2,921 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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351 South Studio Drive, Walt Disney World, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Orlando, FL 32830
+1 407-939-5277
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Milford, Ohio, United States
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A trip to Walt Disney World is not complete until we visit their Hollywood Studios and dine at the '50s Prime Time Cafe. The decor is reminiscent of our childhood, and the servers always make it a memorable experience. Food selections make it easy to satisfy everyone's taste for the day, and they are superbly prepared and presented. Always enjoyable!

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PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did not have reservations and were told it would take an hour to be seated. It was an hour, but didn't feel too long because it's like we were sitting in Grandma's old living room. Very cute. I loved the whole concept of the "home" look and all the decor that took us back to childhood. We had drinks... More 

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Shelton, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A nice break from the park to be sent back to the 50s. It really feels like you are eating in a kitchen from the 1950s. We had a small mix up where they brought my wife the wrong meal, but it was quickly rectified. It was comfortable and the food was okay. The pork chop was on the bone... More 

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Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch here one day and had such a laugh. I had thought it was going to be an American diner style restaurant, I had no idea that the minute you walked in the door you were treated as children again. The decor was cool. I had a peanut butter and jelly shake which was pretty scrumptious! My boyfriend... More 

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Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The restaurant decor is really cool and the staff do a great job of adding to the experience but the food was awful. The meals seemed like mediocre TV dinners, in fact tasted like stouffers frozen dinners.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have eaten here before and had to make sure our visit this time included it as well! We had reservations for 3:35pm- arrived early and they were able to seat us. Some of our party had never been here so it was so much fun to play along! Our waitress Andrea was the best! During our dinner we had... More 

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Arcanum, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food. We had a very good waiter, Faraz. Highly recommend eating here. The only drawback was it does take a long time to be seated, but the food was served quickly.

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Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This restaurant was really fun! Our family all agreed that our waitress, Quinn, was excellent! She played the part very well, and made sure we were good at all points throughout our meal. The fried chicken, pot roast, and mashed potatoes were VERY good, but the meatloaf was not. I'm not sure if the meatloaf just wasn't our style, or... More 

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love all things retro. The retro looking television sets and the homemade meals were great. As was the waitress yelling at us to put our "walkie talkies" away. Great food, good time.

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North Las Vegas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time and our server was great. The food was good and the atmosphere is so cute. Definitely make reservations for dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 South Studio Drive, Walt Disney World, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Orlando, FL 32830
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-939-5277
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World (requires admission)
Description
50's Prime Time Café serves classic American comfort food in a TV-themed setting. The restaurant sits across from Echo Lake in Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park.The 50's Prime Time Café menu includes family favorites like golden fried chicken, traditional meatloaf and pot roast, cooked the way Mom used to make it—that is, if Mom were a 1950s sitcom star.Be welcomed into Mom's family and feel at home in her kitchenette. But Mom expects you to mind your manners, so don't be surprised if she tells you to keep your elbows off the table. It's all part of the old-fashioned fun and gentle ribbing that's served up along with the food.TV Tables and Tune-In LoungeFor a special treat at 50's Prime Time Café, grab a "TV Table" that seats up to 4 diners and has a television next to the table that broadcasts clips from popular prime time sitcoms circa 1955 including "Father Knows Best" and the original "Mickey Mouse Club."Bop into 50's Prime Time Café for lunch or dinner. Cocktails, wines by the glass and frosty beers are available from Mom for Guests 21 years of age and older, or relax in the Tune-In Lounge full-service bar and sip Dad's Electric Lemonade or Grandma's Picnic Punch.From the mid-50s knick-knacks and memorabilia that decorate this restaurant to the dessert menu displayed through viewfinder toys, nostalgia is the main ingredient at 50's Prime Time Café.

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