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Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater

Disney's Hollywood Studios, Orlando, FL 32830
407 939 3463
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Ranked #338 of 3,117 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater restaurant in Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park serves American cuisine for lunch and dinner that includes burgers, sandwiches, seafood, pasta, steak and salads. Pair your meal with a rich milkshake or, for Guests 21 years of age and older, domestic beer or a glass of wine.Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater: a Mad Scientists DelightIf you're feeling like a mad scientist while dining at Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater restaurant, try a Cosmic Concoction, such as a thick shake mixed with either Baileys Irish Cream or peppermint schnapps. Then end your meal on a sweet note with a gooey dessert like a hot fudge sundae.Fabulous B-Movie Flicks in Sci-Fi Dine-In TheaterLike a night at the old drive-ins, servers at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater restaurant bring food to vintage '50s "convertible" tables as you watch '50s and '60s sci-fi and monster flicks on the big screen.Dine at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater under a nighttime sky filled with twinkling stars, while glow-in-the-dark ice cubes swirl in drinks. It's all part of the otherworldly ambiance that's hard to beat.
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Jasper, Alabama, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

My food was good (Reuben) but 3 family members ordered the steak and it tasted really bad. It tasted kind of how you would assume carpet would taste like. Milkshakes are great though!

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Greenwood, Indiana
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74 reviews 74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

I ate at the Sci-Fi Dine In Theater when I was at Hollywood Studios again. This was not my first visit. Ate there mainly because it's not as expensive as some of the A/C restaurants. I had a chocolate shake and salmon sandwich-- both were good. It's difficult to read the menu & the bill due to the lighting (lack... More

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New Castle, Delaware
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

On our family trip to Disney, there were 6 of us ranging in ages 7-67. We had reservations at this restaurant on a busy day and time. Although we had to wait awhile for our table, we were cordially greeted and seated in a car with 3 rows of double seats. Upon entering the seating area, the 7 year old... More

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River Falls, WI
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

This has quickly become one of our family's favorite restaurants. The atmosphere is fun, the restaurant is dark and chilly, sort of like a drive in theater would actually be. (Bring a sweater....it's chilly) Food was great, prices were only slightly elevated. This lunch we actually paid for, and did not use a dining plan. So, you always notice the... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Our large group had pre-booked tables at the Sci-Fi Diner 3 months in advance of our trip. Arriving slightly early for the meal we were then kept waiting 45 minutes after our reservation time to be seated. With insufficient waiting space inside the restaurant lobby we were kept waiting outside in the Florida midday heat along with lots of similar... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

My sis and I are empty nesters who have been making our annual trek to mouse land. Now mind you we like our nice sit downs, but on this particular trip we had not made a reservation and by default we could only get in at the Sci Fi. And I'm glad we did! It was a hoot! It was... More

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New York City, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Sci-Fi is a Must-Do for us when we go to Disney World. We truly enjoy the food. I loved the Salmon BLT. Some of us had the Reuben, hamburgers, etc and we loved everything. The best part of the Sci-Fi is the atmosphere: Cool - Quiet - Relaxing and Delicious food. We always go for lunch to get out of... More

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Poughkeepsie, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The food is pretty basic - burgers and fries and shakes but it's so much fun to sit in the little cars and eat while watching the old 'scary' movies. We hit this one every time!

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The food was just average, but you don’t go here for the food you go for the atmosphere. It’s a pretty cool feeling to be able to sit in a Drive In movie theater from the 50‘s. They don’t have that many where I live anymore. Plus there’s no chance of being rained on in this one because it’s in... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is definitely a must do restaurant to visit if you spend a day at Hollywood Studios. The food here is enjoyable but the main attraction is the general atmosphere of the restaurant. It really is very unique and you feel incredibly immersed in the interesting atmosphere. As others have said I would advise you book a reservation if you... More

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