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“Fun time, but better if discounted!”
Review of Medieval Times

Medieval Times
Ranked #1 of 235 Restaurants in Buena Park
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$41 - US$80
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Experience the excitement of North America’s #1 dinner attraction. Feast on a delicious four-course meal featuring garlic cheese bread, vegetable soup, roasted chicken, spare rib, herb-basted potato, pastry and two rounds of beverage while watching spectacular equestrian routines performed by beautiful Andalusian stallions. Then, cheer for brave knights on horseback competing in medieval games of skill, exciting sword fights and an authentic jousting tournament. It’s an unforgettable evening for the entire family.
Anaheim, CA
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573 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
“Fun time, but better if discounted!”
Reviewed 5 May 2014

got a 1/2 off deal on Living Social and took my Stephen here for his birthday... had the best time! The food was actually decent... soup was hot, garlic bread soft inside, crunchy on top, and the chicken was hot and moist. Even the rib wasn't too bad.

Our server did an ok job, and I tipped him accordingly, based on the full price.

The show was well choreographed, but the interaction of the King/ throne area was poor. I barely paid any attention to that area because the sound was just ok, and it was all "blah blah blah". I wish they jumped straight to the action after the individual competition instead of bringinig in the "bad" guy.

My blue knight won, and overall had a good experience. Minus 1 star for the disorganized way we had to find our seats and the lack of women's toilets after the show. Also the departure of the 1st show needs to be organized better. The parking lot was bottle necked, and poorly handled. AWFUL and minus 1 star for that.

Visited August 2013
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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fabulous night out!!”
Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

I'd read the reviews ahead of time, so was a bit cautious about what to expect but we had a great time. The atmosphere was awesome, the food was pleasantly surprising (noting other reviewers were unimpressed) and it was very good value for money. We didn't buy any extras but weren't really hassled to do so like I'd been expecting. It was great to be able to take photos with the knights after the show and I'd suggest arriving a bit early to allow time to wander round the gift shop / medieval displays. Not just a show for kids, Medieval Times was enjoyed by us big kids too. Definitely go if you have a free night in CA (we did it as part of a 3-day Disneyland adventure).

  • Visited January 2014
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Buena Park, California
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Dinner, live show, horses, jousting and sword fighting what more can you ask for ???”
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Went to try something different over the average birthday party and everybody loved it !!! Dinner, live show, horses, jousting and sword fighting what more can you ask for ??? The food was surprisingly good I was expecting it to be bland. Serving size was adequate but you didn't leave hungry. When you arrive you get a color section that represents a certain knight that you cheer for and represent. That adds to the excitement. So much more family fun than just a movie. If only I could describe the looks on my kids faces through this post. The cheering and yelling.. That alone was worth the price. it must take a lot to pay for all those performers and horses... Definitely make this adventure for something new and fun. Great for kids, a date or parties of all sorts !!!

  • Visited May 2013
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Fresno
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Way bettery than expected!!!”
Reviewed 3 February 2014

First time going to this place... It was awesome!!!...

Be sure to book online for deals.. We were able to buy tickets just before getting there and got $20 off EACH TICKET (from $60 to $40!).. There are upgrade packages (VIP seating, etc) but whatever seat you get you see the entire show no problem.. We were on the top row...

The show is what you expect... you have to participate in order to make it fun!...

The food was delish.. no utensils! eat with your hands to get the full experience!...

they have souvenirs, a bit pricey, but since I probably wouldn't go again for a while (Unless I went with someone else) its ok..

Get there soon after they open the doors for your show, typically over an hour before showtime.. that way you can check out all they have and not rush, like we did to get our drinks (alcohol) and seats....

Definitely something to do if you're in the area!

  • Visited January 2014
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Edmonton, Canada
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Kids loved it”
Reviewed 12 December 2013

We took the kids here for dinner on our Disney trip. The food was good and the kids loved the show. The only downside was the cost of drinks. more that an airport lounge

Visited December 2013
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