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Big Thunder Ranch Barbeque

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Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Frontierland, Anaheim, CA
714 781-3463
Today
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Special occasions

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  • 200
    Excellent
  • 121
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Bring your bib!

Great all you can eat BBQ meal in a fun setting right next to Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Meal is served outside and comes with entertainment, great service and checkerboard tablecloths. What more could you want? Everything included in the all you can eat meal was excellent. BBQ chicken... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
TDypko
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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132 reviews 132 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Great all you can eat BBQ meal in a fun setting right next to Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Meal is served outside and comes with entertainment, great service and checkerboard tablecloths. What more could you want? Everything included in the all you can eat meal was excellent. BBQ chicken, sausage, beans, cornbread, even the corn itself was good! The only... More 

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san diego,ca
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best places to eat in Disneyland. Great BBQ and very good portions. And they have cornbread!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This was actually the second time that my family and i enjoyed this all you can eat bbq ribs, chicken and the corn bread is the best!! Bottomless drinks and yummy desserts. My youngest was 5 at the time and was estatic when Woody and Jessie walked around while we ate. We would recommend calling ahead to make a reservation.... More 

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NJ
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99 reviews 99 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Decided to try somewhere new in Disneyland. They said it would be an hour wait for lunch but we waited only about 15 mins. It is all you can eat. Food was very good. They even provide entertainment. The servers do not rush you at all. Wish they served corn at lunch.

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VEGAS
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I can't believe I waited so long to try this place. Perfect place to rest and eat delicious all you can eat food plus get a little show too! The kids danced and sang with the band and we just sat and ate and really enjoyed our dinner. The perfect time to go is right after the sun sets. it's... More 

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Menahga, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

It was nice to have a "sit down" meal at Disney. It was served family style in buckets, all you can eat. The ribs were really tasty. Service was great but an 18% tip was added on due to the size of our party and I feel tips should be given based on service. They split our checks & I... More 

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BC
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91 reviews 91 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The meal is served to you at a picnic table. It's Family style served in pails. Food is delicious and plentiful. There is entertainment during dinner that was very good. Try the s'more dessert it is plenty big for at least four people!

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California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We decided to try Big Thunder Ranch Barbeque for lunch on our 2nd day at Disneyland. We had to wait for a table , which was only 20 min. During the wait we were able to see the animals in the petting zoo, meet Woody from Toy Story and pet one of the horses. We were seated, placed our order... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I made reservations to this restaurant 2 days prior to our visit. It was the best thing I could have done. It was so hectic at the park during the holidays and it was nice to get to the restaurant, bypass the lines of people and head straight for a table. When we got there, the service was on pointe,... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We were at Disneyland this past weekend over MLK Jr. Day and tried to walk up to Big Thunder Ranch BBQ to eat dinner on Saturday. That was when we learned that they book up way in advance. We were fortunate that they had a lunch opening the next day at 3:40 pm. Other reviewers have given a great description... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Frontierland, Anaheim, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Anaheim
  • Phone Number: 714 781-3463

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
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

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