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Hollywood Brown Derby

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Hollywood Brown Derby
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Disney's Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL 32830
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Disney's Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL 32830
407 939-3463
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Hollywood Brown Derby restaurant, open for lunch and dinner in...
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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Excellent food and service
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2014
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paclarks
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Clarion, PA

We went here for the first time - we had 5 kids under the age of 8 so we weren't sure how it would be. It was great! Our server was very attentive and made the kids feel special by making... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 384
    Excellent
  • 232
    Very good
  • 143
    Average
  • 63
    Poor
  • 49
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Clarion, PA
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We went here for the first time - we had 5 kids under the age of 8 so we weren't sure how it would be. It was great! Our server was very attentive and made the kids feel special by making Shirley Temple drinks for them. The food was excellent. We had salmon, cobb salad, and the pork tenderloin. Everything... More

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Rindge, New Hampshire
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

The service was friendly, yet crisp and professional, just what you would expect from a first class restaurant. The food - mine the Grouper dinner and My wife's the entree size Cobb salad - was absolutely superb. The grouper was flavorful but the coating did not overwhelm the taste of the fish. It could not have been better. My wife... More

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East Wind
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

My friend and I had lunch here during our trip for our 40th birthdays and we were not disappointed. Service was fantastic - our waiter did seem to get 'lost' later in our meal but he was very attentive for the most part and helpful as well in making wine selections for our main course. The food....I can't say enough... More

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We thought our first bad experience with service at this restaurant (about 3-4 years ago) was anomalous. It wasn't. Some of the food is actually pretty good, but some, like the salmon was sent back once, and still came back inedible. The food that is good is more than compensated for with the dismal service. If you go to a... More

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DeKalb, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Decided, with hesitancy, to try this place for dinner. We had res at Citrico's but have been there many times,so wanted something different. Upon arrival, reception and hostess staff were very friendly, we were seated immediately even though we arrived over 30 minutes early. Waiter Sami was outstanding. We will request him when we return. Once seated, we could see... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We've been here before, and it was excellent. Maybe it was too good last time, and had falsely elevated our expectations. Seemed to take us a very long time (booked for 15:15, we left at 18:15), and the service was slow. I don't know if they'd had an unexpected busy day, but the staff seemed to be covering too many... More

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Baden, PA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Quiet inside. Again, no small plates. Large, hot dinners served at lunch. What's wrong with a good sandwich? There's not a lot of variety at Disney restaurants, mad it seems that this one has even less. However, what they do serve is quite good. Free range chicken breast was served filleted on an avocado sauce. Never are green vegetables served... More

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White House, Tennessee, United States
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124 reviews 124 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

An excellent experience of what a swanky restaurant might have been like in old Hollywood. Lots of sketches of actors and actresses adorn the walls. Our server was very friendly. My daughter had the grilled cheese which was very nice. I had the Lamb and my wife had the Filet. Both were presented very nicely and tasted excellent. The mini... More

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Southaven, Mississippi
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Hollywood Brown Derby at Hollywood Studios serves delicious food. We had a party of 7 and had made a reservation, so we did not have to wait long to be seated. You probably will not be seated quickly at all without a reservation, because there are not many casual-service, sit-down restaurants at Hollywood Studios. So be sure to make... More

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Palm Bay
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I reserved for our family of 5 and included the VIP Fantasmic show seating. It was well worth the expense and I'm so glad we decided to do this. The parks were so crowded and it was nice to step completely out of that " scene" and into The Brown Derby. We were seated promptly at our reserved time, in... More

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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
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American

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