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'50s Prime Time Cafe

351 South Studio Drive, Walt Disney World, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Orlando, FL 32830
+1 407-939-5277
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (624 reviews)
“pot roast” (493 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
351 South Studio Drive, Walt Disney World, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Orlando, FL 32830
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a great time at the 50's Prime Time. Server remained in character and scolded us if we attempted to leave food on our plates. Fun atmosphere with 50's TV shows (old Mickey Mouse club, etc.) playing on numerous TVs set up throughout the restaurant....More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 2 days ago

My girlfriend and I visited a while back and we had a blast. The staff treats you as if they are your parents or grandparents living in the 50's. From being called children when called to be seated, asked to set the table once there...More

Thank cohnny5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a fun meal - the 50's theme is great. My husband got told off for having his elbows on the table and my son for not eating his beans. The theming is great and consistent. The food is fine but nothing special. Meant...More

Thank LolaBrum
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here as my friends choice of food and it was well worth it especially for the theming and atmosphere. Food was lush, recommend the Salmon of the day dish. Only downside for us was that the service in our section seemed a little slow...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a cute restaurant that transports you back into the '50's. The waitresses are all in character (Think "Flo" in Mel's Dinner). They give you a hard time if you don't have proper manners. So that means no cell phones and say please and thank...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love going to Prime Time for lunch. It really is like you are at home eating. Fried chicken, meatloaf, thick milkshakes. And all the while watching old classics on classic televisions throughout the restaurant...that is modeled after your grandmothers kitchen. There is a bar...More

Thank Shannan22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our waitress was a hoot, the food was fabulous and my husband said it was the best meal he has had in years. The strawberry shake was real, they had awesome gluten free food for my dietary needs, (fried chicken and meatloaf oh my!!) and...More

Thank kcalmole
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the Prime Time Café in early June. We had 3 teenagers and a 10 year old. The food was good. We had meatloaf, roast beef and fried chicken and each of us had a shake. They were all very good. Our waitress,...More

2  Thank madymik2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a cute, 50's TV show theme. The servers treat you like you're their kids (even the adults) and they will "scold" you for having your elbows on the table, your phone out at the table, etc. Our daughter was in the restroom...More

1  Thank Jeanne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent atmosphere and food. I had the pot roast and it was delicious. Had the drink Mowie Wowie- very good.

Thank kathyboa2
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Elizabeth S
Does this restaurant serve Coors Light?
14 April 2017|
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Response from DublinTans | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, they definitely have beer but I don't recall seeing Coors Light
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JBPCharleston_SC
Can you request a tone down on the scolding. Our son has Autism, I am not sure he'd understand that it's a joke.
22 November 2016|
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Response from Melba C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can tell them you do not want to "play" and they will be happy to help you.
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Shamding
We wanted to go just for desert and shakes - do I need to book and is it possible to do this ?
30 July 2016|
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Response from Enjoyyourlifetothefullest | Reviewed this property |
I seen people just going in to have desert too. There was a long line when we got there for our reservations; so not sure if you can just walk up. You can ask them a question on their actual website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, 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
  • E-mail
  • 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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