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Coral Reef Restaurant

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Epcot, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL 32856
+1 407-939-3463
11:30 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the Caeser salad, bread, coconut elixer. The mahi mahi was OK, the chocolate mousse was OK. Average but real nice view

Thank Jenny B
Norristown, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Located in EPCOT, this restaurant is always a go too. Amazing ambiance sitting in front of the Huge aquarium. The view is amazing given the fact that it's a restaurant. Delicious, fresh seafood and excellent service. The grilled octopus was the best I've ever tasted. Always a great meal.

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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We adored it here. Excellent food even for vegans. We say right next to the fish tank which was amazing. The food was so good.

Thank Emma S
Rochester, Minnesota
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had reservations but did not get seated until two hours later. None of the food we ordered was spectacular. The restaurant is so much smaller than I expected after looking at pictures. The aquarium was neat but would recommend not going to this restaurant and going to a dedicated aquarium instead. We loved every other restaurant we had reservations... More 

Thank SL20112013
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Epcot, this lovely restaurant is well worth seeking out. The entrance lobby is a long corridor that looks a little like a queuing area for an attraction, but instead opens up in to a large (72 tables from memory) space, one wall of which is mostly glass, a barrier between the restaurant and... More 

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Mill Creek, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Like most WDW restaurants, this place is over priced but the food was tasty. Took a little while to be served but no crazy bad. A table next to the aquarium is the best, that's the whole reason for going there after all. Biggest problem is parents don't watch their kids and they will let them go up to the... More 

Thank alg77
Gary, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Since our last visit about 1 1/2 yrs. ago the menu changes have spoiled what was one of our favorite restaurants at Epcot. We'll think twice before making reservations there again.

Thank Gerald R
Tyler, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As every restaurant on the Disney premise is expensive, thus one was moderately expensive. The shrimp and grits were very good. The fish of the day was a red snapper and it was prepRed very well. The soup of the day was a seasonal vegetable soup and combined with a salad, this was very good also. The kids menu was... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaraunt is beautiful, and the food is great. The dessert is exceptional and you can enjoy the huge aquariums from any seat.

Thank Winchester82
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Reservations are a must at nighttime if you are planning to go- it got booked pretty fast! Ask for a seat by the tank for the best view while you eat. The calamari appetizer is delicious. The waitress was very courteous and helpful, it was a pleasure to dine there. I had the New York steak and it was the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Epcot, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL 32856
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-939-3463
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World (requires admission)
Coral Reef Restaurant, located at The Seas with Nemo & Friends Pavilion at Epcot theme park serves scrumptious seafood for lunch and dinner surrounded by stunning underwater views of the Caribbean Coral Reef. Dine on grilled mahi mahi, pan-seared flounder and other seafood favorites, as well as New York strip steak, grilled chicken and vegetable strudel. All the while, look out on the largest inland saltwater environment ever built— containing 85 different species of tropical fish. Between the delicious food and the extraordinary view, the Coral Reef provides a fascinating and memorable dining experience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?