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T-Rex

#206 of 3,263 Restaurants in Orlando
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1676 East Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830
407-828-8739
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
4 the kids

Tourist trap for families. That being said... why not. The kids love the decor and dinos. Yes, it can be frustrating and overwhelming for some. It's crowded. Be prepared to have patience. We were able to go in immediatly and sit at the bar with a 6 year old. The food was better than I would have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2013
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Dillon, Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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Dillon, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Tourist trap for families. That being said... why not. The kids love the decor and dinos. Yes, it can be frustrating and overwhelming for some. It's crowded. Be prepared to have patience. We were able to go in immediatly and sit at the bar with a 6 year old. The food was better than I would have expected and the... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This place is GREAT, My family and I were seated quickly, our drinks were promptly delivered, the food was very good. every so many minutes the restaurant would come alive with animatronics that will turn any dinosaur enthusiasts head. Trisha is a great cast member always ready with a refill, or a replacement crayon when one is broken. the food... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

While I was in Orlando for business, some of the local attendees suggested we go to T-Rex for dinner to enjoy the experience. We had to wait for some time to get in, but that is to be expected. There is no doubt that the décor is rather unique, and I know that my children would have loved the experience... More 

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Marquette, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

The night started with me being told I needed to join a long line of people, even though I explained I had reservations. Turns out I didn't need to join the line afterall. While in the line, my wife began feeling ill, and by the time we got in she was feeling quite unwell. She felt that a hot drink,... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We walked past this place in Downtown Disney on our first day at Lake Buena Vista, but didn't go in because the queue turned us off. We decided to go back and give it a go on our last day before flying back to Australia. I'm glad we did!! It was definitely worth the 20-minute wait. The food was good.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

We visited twice during our two week stay in Orlando, both times we had to wait 45 mins for a table but we sat at the fabulous bar and watched the superb fish tank and the meteor shower that happened every 20 minutes. Once seated we were served immediately, the menu has lots of choice and on both visits I... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Think Rainforest cafe with dinosaurs. The kids loved it, and the food wasn't bad. The food and drink menu was pretty wide. Overpriced, but probably par for the course for downtown disney.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I wanted to eat here while planning our Disney trip. We made reservations that morning for 1pm, and arrived back a little early, so the kids went to the dinosaur fossil dig which is attached to the restaurant (along with a gift shop). The restaurant is split into themed rooms, and we were seated in the ice age room. Stalactites... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Great food and very cool atmosphere. We like the ice room. Fun light up drinks.great place for families. It is loud , dark and could be scary for young children.

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Clemmons, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Very clean and friendly staff. In the heart of downtown Disney, so be prepared to wait if you do not call ahead. Food was good and out in a timely manner considering the crowds. Lots of stimulation for the kids. Nice dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1676 East Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: 407-828-8739

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?