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Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater

#163 of 2,932 Restaurants in Orlando
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Disney's Hollywood Studios, Orlando, FL 32830
+1 407-939-3463
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09:00 - 21:30
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Who doesn't love eating dinner in a car!?!?! VERY fun and the food was really good! Definitely a place we will go to again!!!

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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Visited here for a meal i made a reservation using my disney experience as it seemed to be a very popular place to eat. It was fab we had a lovely meal and we enjoyed watching the old movies. Would highly recommend eating here but best to book a table.

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Thank meld22
New Haven, Connecticut
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Restaurant experiences like this are what makes Disney special. In the end, I had the picnic burger and my SO had the fish sandwich (both were good, but not spectacular). Still, we absolutely loved our meal because we were sitting in a car, watching the big screen, sipping on our milkshakes, and feeling like we were living in the past.... More 

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Liversedge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

Despite being a tad too dark which, Yes I appreciate it needs to be if you're meant to be sat in an drive in 50s outdoor theatre, the food was delicious and portion size huge. Didn't like sharing our car and the space was a little tight but it was fantastic. I would skip starters or share one between four... More 

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Thank SueWeston70
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

This was a great restaurant experience. The only drawback was being seated in a car that all tables face the screen vs. being seated in one of the cars where the chairs face each other. The kids loved it. They felt like they were really eating in a car at a drive-in. The food was amazing. I had the steak... More 

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1 Thank Shane L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

This was our second trip here. We love the concept but it just doesn't seem to work somehow. Food was okay, but not fantastic. Atmosphere was good but a little dark and the seating arrangements are tough when you have 3 kids and they all need some attention. Probably our last time eating here

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Thank Pyof5
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

All of the restaurants at Disney Studios had no reservations available. Our party of six decided to try without reservations at 6PM. We were told to expect a 40 minute wait but got seats in about 20. The food was good and the service was excellent. The experience was unique. You sit in what looks like cars at a 50's... More 

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texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Average food quality. We had the dining plan and ordered the $31.99 steak plate. I wouldn't want to pay that much out of pocket for what I got. The flavor of the meat was good but the vegetable medley was bland and a little watery. I had the cheesecake dessert as it was also included in the plan and was... More 

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Weston, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015

The menu and food quality doesn't justify the prices, but the uniqueness of the atmosphere does. This is one of the most unique dining experiences you'll have. You're sitting in a "car" at a drive in movie theatre while dining. Lot of fun - kids love it. Milkshakes are very good.

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North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

This is the second time we visited and we were impressed yet again with the fun atmosphere, excellent service, and wonderful food. This is one of my favorite restaurants to visit and I will be back. The only draw back is this is not set up for visiting with people in your party as the atmosphere is quiet due to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:30
Monday
09:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:30
Thursday
09:00 - 21:30
Friday
09:00 - 21:30
Saturday
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Disney's Hollywood Studios, Orlando, FL 32830
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-939-3463
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World (requires admission)
Description
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater restaurant in Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park serves American cuisine for lunch and dinner that includes burgers, sandwiches, seafood, pasta, steak and salads. Pair your meal with a rich milkshake or, for Guests 21 years of age and older, domestic beer or a glass of wine.Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater: a Mad Scientists DelightIf you're feeling like a mad scientist while dining at Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater restaurant, try a Cosmic Concoction, such as a thick shake mixed with either Baileys Irish Cream or peppermint schnapps. Then end your meal on a sweet note with a gooey dessert like a hot fudge sundae.Fabulous B-Movie Flicks in Sci-Fi Dine-In TheaterLike a night at the old drive-ins, servers at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater restaurant bring food to vintage '50s "convertible" tables as you watch '50s and '60s sci-fi and monster flicks on the big screen.Dine at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater under a nighttime sky filled with twinkling stars, while glow-in-the-dark ice cubes swirl in drinks. It's all part of the otherworldly ambiance that's hard to beat.

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