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“So Sad How This Has Changed...”
Review of Hollywood & Vine

Hollywood & Vine
Ranked #549 of 4,119 Restaurants in Orlando
Price range: USD 0 - USD 20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Buffet, Reservations
Description: Hollywood & Vine restaurant in Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park offers breakfast and lunch buffets featuring Disney Characters, and a dinner buffet with savory American cuisine. This Art Deco-designed restaurant pays tribute to the Golden Age of Tinseltown and proudly displays in neon across the entrance that this is the "Cafeteria to the Stars" Character Dining at Breakfast and LunchJoin pals June from Disney's Little Einsteins, Jake the Neverland pirate, Handy Manny and Special Agent Oso at Hollywood & Vine for Disney Junior Play 'n Dine—a lively dining experience offered at 2 fun-filled, musical meals!Breakfast Buffet: Start your day with song! Sing along with your hosts to familiar Disney Junior tunes, and savor a delicious breakfast buffet featuring favorites like Mickey Mouse-shaped waffles, frittatas and fresh fruit.Lunch Buffet: The Disney Junior pals continue the festivities at lunch with more singing, dancing and playing. Across the lunch buffet, find kid- and adult-friendly entrees, such as baked chicken and assorted deli selections.Dinner BuffetFamilies can delight in a delectable dinner buffet that features American cuisine freshly prepared at on-stage cooking stations. Dishes may include such specialties as herb-crusted baked salmon with citrus butter, and red pepper pesto multigrain pasta (vegetarian). Fresh-roasted meats, peel-and-eat shrimp and mussels complete the array of savory selections. End dinner on the sweet side with treats from the sundae station and dessert bar.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We have been coming to this character breakfast every year for the past six years. Time was every seat was filled, the characters came around within a few minutes of your being seated, and children were invited to join in a sing-along and a dancing parade around the restaurant. They’ve gotten rid of the singing and parade because “it took up too much time,” so the only thing there is is waiting and waiting (something little kids don’t do well) for one of four characters to come to their table. If you happen to be seated at the wrong time, you can wait an hour and a half — at least 45 minutes after you’re done eating — to see all the characters. It is SUCH a disappointment. The food is great — a big country-style breakfast buffet — but for the price, I believe the kids should be entertained and participate in fun rather than sit for an hour and a half waiting for one minute of character attention. I also think they should have organized seatings like Cinderella’s Royal Table so the whole experience takes less than an hour. Small wonder on one of the busiest weeks of the year, the place wasn’t near full. Won’t be going back.

2  Thank eve99
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

My girls are the pickiest of eaters and even they left full! The buffet style was perfect and the dessert was delicious. We'll be back the next time we visit Disney

Thank Jasmine B
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is one of the best places to arrange reservations for lunch or dinner for charater meals for your child or children instead of waiting in the long lines within the park. You can be comfortable with your meal while your child/children enjoy the excitement of the characters coming from table to table to spend time with them.

1  Thank Tangela W
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Buffet was mediocre at best for some backwater town's restaurant - minimal selection, and many of the items were cold. Desert section? Almost missed it - tiny tiny tiny. then came the Bill - $125 including tax for two - than the suggest 18% tip - yikes $145!!!!!! for two people - staff was great and ok, they had çharacters running around at times - big deal. Felt totally sucked in.

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3  Thank traveller201822
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Our waitress was great! The characters went above & beyond. The littlest in our party loves goofy & has some disabilities. Goofy made it a point to come by a couple of times as well as Minnie. The food was ok we wished the salad bar would have had more options not just Cesar. The peel & eat shrimp were good not the cocktail sauce though. It’s your typical buffet. I recommend this character experience especially if your little one doesn’t do well with characters. The 4 year old wouldn’t get near them in the parks but lived this setting.

Thank Jennifer W
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