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Hollywood Brown Derby

Disney's Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL 32830
407 939-3463
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Ranked #413 of 3,199 Restaurants in Orlando
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Hollywood Brown Derby restaurant, open for lunch and dinner in Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park, serves contemporary American cuisine. Seasonal specialties include seafood, steak and poultry selections.The fact that the upscale atmosphere harkens back to the Golden Age of Hollywood is no coincidence. The Hollywood Brown Derby restaurant at Walt Disney World Resort is an authentic replica of the famous Brown Derby, a longstanding Hollywood landmark and haunt for Tinseltown's biggest and brightest personalities.""Meet me at The Derby!"" could often be heard crossing the lips of celebrities. Now you can say it, too, and join the glamorous company.The Hollywood Brown Derby restaurant redefines the concept of dining with the stars. The warm wood-paneled walls of this gourmet restaurant are adorned with caricatures of famous faces. The tradition of capturing the likenesses of luminaries began in the original Brown Derby restaurant.Other legacies carried over to The Hollywood Brown Derby can be found on the menu with the signature dishes. The famous Brown Derby Cobb salad follows the recipe created by Bob Cobb, the owner of the historic California Brown Derby. Another Brown Derby original is the light grapefruit cake with cream cheese icing.For an enhanced dining experience, request wine pairings with your meal for Guests 21 years of age and older. The extensive wine list also offers bottle or wines by the glass. Classic cocktails are poured tableside at The Hollywood Brown Derby restaurant.
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We have always enjoyed the Hollywood Brown Derby, and our most recent visit did not disappoint. The menu is fairly limited and the prices are steep, but the food is consistently good and our service was excellent. Nice wine list.

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Cocoa, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This place is a neat place to try if you're in the Hollywood Studios area. The food tries to be fancy, though it doesn't quite hit the superb mark. The atmosphere tries to be fancy, though it more borders on cool because of all the signatures they have from famous people. They are a bit pricey, which wouldn't be so... More 

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

My mom and I decided to enjoy dinner here on our recent trip to Disney. We split a local greens salad for an appetizer and it was excellent but tiny! For dinner we both had the pan-seared chicken which again, was excellent. The flavors were yummy and while the portions were small, it was probably the perfect size as we... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I have been to WDW dozens of times but have never eaten at the Brown Derby. I think the main reason is that the prices are SO HIGH. If you are on the dining plan, it will use 2 of your restaurant allotments. So, we decided to try this out since we were on a weekend without... More 

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Marion, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The Hollywood Brown Derby is an excellent choice to take a lunch break at when you are at Disney's MGM theme park. You gat a taste of the"Brown Derby" atmosphere and also a chance to have a bit of peace and quiet while having lunch. Check to the lunch specials ..the prices will surprise you all being well affordable. Service... More 

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Hurley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Wow. What a let down... There were seven of us including two young children and we booked well in advance. When we arrived, we were told that we needed to wait a few minutes. Ok... no problem. Twenty mins later, we asked how much longer... apparently another few minutes. Fifteen minutes later we asked again, same result. All in all... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

DELISH but expensive. Our family of 3 including 2 adult beverages was $100. But the food was amazing! My husband had the chicken sandwich and I had the wagyu beef burger with fried egg, fabulous! It was nice to sit down, out of the crowd in comfortable chairs and enjoy a flight of 3 Margaritas! But if you are looking... More 

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Longboat Key, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We had dinner at the Hollywood Brown Derby as part of the Fantasmic meal deal. Our meal was a fixed price about $55 per person and included guaranteed seats in a special seating area for the Fantasmic show. The service was quite good from a friendly and knowledgeable staff. The food left a lot to be desired. All of our... More 

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Wish I was in FLA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Faithfully reproducing the original Brown Derby in Hollywood, this restaurant only lacks the celebrity clientèle. Not the cheapest meal to be found in the Disney Parks, but my misgivings about the price of the entrées were overcome by the sheer quality of the food. With unusual accompaniments and delicious flavour, both our meals were top notch - the pork tenderloin... More 

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K-Vegas, NC
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145 reviews 145 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Very expensive if you're planning multiple courses, but you won't be disappointed. The entrees were rather small, but make up for it with salads, tea and coffee and fabulous mini desserts. Go hungry, plan to stay a while and spend a bundle. It's the best of Hollywood Studios.

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Additional Information about Hollywood Brown Derby

Address: Disney's Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL 32830
Phone Number: 407 939-3463
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American

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