50's Prime Time Café
Classic diner with old-fashioned eats
Cafe · $$
The Zagat Review
It’s like “eating inside a 1950s sitcom” at this “nostalgic” Hollywood Studios American where “huge portions” of “satisfying” “comfort food” are delivered by “playful” , “in-character” servers who put on a “sassy” “eat-your-veggies routine” ; “kitschy” decor, including black-and-white TVs broadcasting old clips, adds to the “campy atmosphere” , so though a few warn it’s “not for foodies” , it’s still a “reliable” “family spot.”
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hours Open Today · 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
location 351 South Studio Drive, Kissimmee, FL 32836, USA phone +1 407-939-3463 website disneyworld.disney.go.com directions Get Directions
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The 50’s Prime Time Cafe is a great sit-down meal option at the Disney Studios theme park. We recently visited (with three teenagers), and came away with these thoughts: 1. Be sure to make reservations as this restaurant is very busy and in a busy area of the park. 2. With a reservation, check in about 10 minutes before your reservation time, but expect to wait another 15-20 minutes to be seated. 3. Restrooms are available inside the restaurant. 4. You have a lounge area to wait - but it can do crowded when busy - even standing room only, unless you are lucky and grab one of the few 1950s replica chairs to sit in. 5. The space and restaurant is very tight inside - be aware if you are in a wheelchair or on a motorized chair. 6. There is a full service bar in the lounge area, with 2-3 bartenders. So, refreshments can be had while you wait to be seated. 7. The decor is straight out of 1950s, with replica TVs playing 1950s television shows. It really is a great dining experience and a step back in time. 8. The food is good, but “Mama’s Fried Chicken” was excellent and may be the best fried chicken we ever had - a must try dish with mash potatoes and gravy. 9. Your server is “in character” telling you what Mama has cooked up today for the blue plate special, reminding you to use your manners, and scolding you if you don’t. This is great fun for both kids and adults. Overall the 50’s Prime Time Cafe is a great Disney experience. Although it can be difficult to navigate inside the restaurant, once seated, you have nice 1950s nostalgia to view, good food options (again try Mama’s fried chicken), and fun entertainment from your server.
Fuller Insurance - Your Trusted Choice Agent · June 4, 2018
We had such a blast here. The food was delicious and the service was fantastic. Loved our server ‘uncle Gary’ who referred to our table as Canada! He was so friendly and hilarious. The host that seated us was also awesome and made us laugh too. He ensured we had the best table after he realized there was a bit of an issue with our first table ...didn’t catch his name. Just a really great, fun atmosphere. Best milkshakes ever!!
Jenny P · May 4, 2018
Despite having been an Annual Passholder for 17 years and being fortunate enough to make make hundreds of visits to Disney, this was my first time trying 50's Prime Time Cafe. As is the case at most Disney restaurants, I was not disappointed. We had a reservation and were seated right at our reservation time (crazy, I know) before our waiter, Uncle Tim, greeted us. He did a very good job of making us feel "at home", which is the theme of the restaurant. We were told to "keep our elbows off the table" and to "eat all of our vegetables", which really added to the fun vibe of the place. For lunch, I ordered the sampler, which came with fried chicken, meatloaf, brisket, mashed potatoes, and green beans. The meal was delicious and, for Disney, not terribly priced. The meatloaf was my favorite part, although I wish it had more sauce on it. The brisket was a little dry and the chicken was delicious. All in all, this is a fun gem in a park that is about to receive a giant makeover. I'd recommend trying it out before Toy Story Land opens and it becomes even harder to make a reservation.
Jacob Solkoff · March 12, 2018