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“Beautiful restaurant service could be better!”
Review of The Garden Grove

The Garden Grove
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Ranked #749 of 3,924 Restaurants in Orlando
Price range: $18 - $35
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The SWAN and DOLPHIN resorts are not Disney properties, but are in DisneyWorld. Both have excellent restaurants and are included in the Disney transportation routes.
Reviewed May 20, 2013

This restaurant is located in the Swan hotel which is beautiful however the service was not typically what I find from Disney. The food was all very rich so make sure you have lots to drink! I enjoyed the characters they were great!

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Thank Allen C
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Reviewed May 20, 2013

We went on a weeknight for a buffet dinner. It was a tad expensive, but extremely good! The place was kind of dead, so you might get away with walking in (we called an hour before). Goofy and Pluto were there to make the kids smile.

Thank Krissy31
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

We took our family for dinner.

1. This is NOT a Disney hotel!!!!

2. This is NOT a Disney hotel, so don't expect much!

The food had been sitting in the warmers for a long time. Everything was "extra crispy". The service was horrible. Waitress barely checked on us to refill drinks. The characters costumes were very worn.

We were very disappointed. Can't believe Disney allows you to make reservations for a non-Disney dinner even though it's on their site. They should definitely print that it is not a "Disney" experience. :-(

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Thank Veronica H
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

this is a buttet style dinner in the swan hotel. the room is really one of the nicest i have seen in disney really well done. servive is what one comes to expect in disney which is usally very good.
food is good but it is very limted as to what is there. seems most of the disney buffet style are very limted on the food but again it is fresh and well cooked. this buffet seems a little more limted which is why i only give it 3 stars.

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Thank james u
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Reviewed April 13, 2013

The atmosphere was great. Really looked like you were in the middle of a garden however the service was horrible. We went at the typical lunch time and were sat right away but no one came to our table to take a drink order. After about 15 minutes I went and talked to the hostess and someone finally came to help us. Our drinks were never refilled and no one ever stopped by to see how our meals were. The place did not seem that busy to have such poor service. The food was good, what you would expect of a salad and sandwich.

Thank Catherine M
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