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Big Thunder Ranch Barbeque

Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Frontierland, Anaheim, CA
714 781-3463
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Ranked #17 of 752 Restaurants in Anaheim
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Returning in 2014 my son (now 21) and daughter (15) and I slammed down bucket after bucket of Ribs and Chicken. Nice to sit down away from the crowds !

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Well this place is a little spendy but it's all you can eat! The staff are friendly and helpful and attentive and it was really good! The bbq chicken was better than the ribs but it's all really good.

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Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We are annual pass holders and have realistic expectations when it comes to the cost and quality of park food, but to say we were extremely disappointed with the value and quality of our dinner is an understatement We had reservations for dinner and were seated in a dimly lit corner table with NO view of the entertainment stage (more... More 

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Paso Robles, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

We went here as a large group couldn't even sit all together at the same table which is why we had reservations in the first place because the only way you can get reservations for a large group is at an all you can eat or buffet place The ribs were fatty, the chicken greasy, corn bread was like yellow... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A little pricey but if you come hungry it will be worth the cost. The chicken and ribs were both delicious and served hot. They also have great bbq beans with just the right amount of spice/kick to them. Not crazy about the coleslaw but I don't really eat that anyway. The cornbread was a little sweet but not bad.... More 

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Seattle
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

If your Hungry then Big Thunder Ranch is for you..all you can eat barbecue, slaw, cornbread and beans! The space is a big outdoor area with lots of picnic tables all facing toward the stage where you get to be down hime entertained during the entire meal! It can get pretty busy so make sure to make a reservation..we were... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The food here was fantastic. We had no problems getting refills on anything that we asked for. In our party we had a vegetarian and a person with celiac. The restaurant was more than helpful with ensuring that both of these people were well taken care of. The only downfall was the show. I wish that they offered more times... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Let me start off by saying, I love the Disneyland parks and have had loads of magical experiences here. After several celebration meals at this locale, though, it breaks my heart to say that my impression has been tarnished. The buffet style lunch here is delicious, albeit expensive, especially for a family of six. Herein lies one of the problems.... More 

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journey45
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you enjoy all you can eat establishments, this is the place for you. There were five of us and we indulged ourselves in two buckets of various meats not to mention a delicious cookie dessert. The food was better than average and we ate outside under canopies and heat lamps (I don't think you can eat inside). The service... More 

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Orem, Utah
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Family style barbecue. They bring out sausage, chicken, and ribs. We asked for more sausage and drumsticks, and they happily obliged. Cole slaw, corn bread, and corn on the cob. I asked for gluten-free rolls, and they brought me as many as I wanted. One price for everything. There is also a country-style singing show, which was fun.

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Additional Information about Big Thunder Ranch Barbeque

Address: Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Frontierland, Anaheim, CA
Phone Number: 714 781-3463
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Anaheim
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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