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50’s Prime Time Cafe at Walt Disney World

Family drinking milkshakes at 50's Prime Time Cafe
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Travel back in time to the nifty fifties at this popular Disney Hollywood Studios restaurant. The 50’s Prime Time Cafe invites you into your mom’s kitchen with relatives who aren’t afraid to remind you what your table manners should look like.

Location

50's Prime Time Cafe Dining Room

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Guests will find the 50’s Prime Time Cafe beside Echo Lake in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Nearby, you can find other fun-themed dining locations like Hollywood & Vine Restaurant and the Tune-In Lounge next door to 50’s Prime Time Cafe, where Guests over 21 can enjoy a drink.

Quick Service or Table Service?

This themed restaurant is a Table Service dining location. This means that advanced dining reservations are required for Guests to dine here. Dining reservations can be made up to 60 days before your visit online or through the My Disney Experience app.

Pot Roast

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Atmosphere

50’s Prime Time Cafe offers a dining atmosphere unlike any other at Walt Disney World. From menu options to decor, this restaurant brings you into your mother’s kitchen in the 1950s. For a special treat, you can watch tv while you eat, but be sure to mind your manners. All of your “cousins” (Disney Cast Member wait staff) are unafraid to remind you to keep your elbows off the table, to keep your napkin on your lap, and to finish all your vegetables before dessert! The theming of this dining location provides a fun atmosphere for Guests of all ages.

Menu Options

Mint White Chocolate Mousse

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The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, serving classic American favorites. Appetizers include Fried Herb and Garlic Cheese, Roasted Tomato Soup, Cousin Amy’s Iceberg Lettuce Wedge, and Deviled Eggs, sometimes featuring custom flavors. Featured entrees include Aunt Liz’s Golden Fried Chicken, Cousin Megan’s Traditional Meatloaf, Grandpa Jean’s Chicken Pot Pie, Mom’s Old-fashioned Pot Roast, and Cousin Harold’s Vegetable Garden. Round out your meal with a dessert like Dad’s Favorite Chocolate-Peanut Butter Layered Cake, Grasshopper Bar, and Traditional Warm Apple Crisp.

Kids’ meals include Goofy’s Salmon, Aunt Betty’s Chicken Strips, and the Sloppy Joe Sandwich. Beverages include non-alcoholic specialties like Mickey’s Bee Bop Drink and the iconic Peanut Butter & Jelly Milk Shake. For Guests 21 and older, choose a drink “from Dad’s liquor cabinet” like Grandma’s Picnic Punch, the Magical Star Cocktail, or a Chocolate Martini.

Allergy-friendly menus are also available for appetizers, entrees, desserts, and kids’ meal options. Guests are encouraged to speak to a Cast Member about their allergy request when they arrive. For the complete menu, visit the My Disney Experience app.

Dining Tips

Beginning January 9, 2024, this dining location will accept this Disney Dining Plan. This means that Guests using the Disney Dining Plan during their visit can redeem a Table Service meal credit at this restaurant. Advanced dining reservations are still required, even while using the dining plan.

About Megan Losey

As a Disney foodie, I love writing about Disney food and snacks. Some of my favorites are the Carrot Cake Cookie from Trolley Car Cafe, the Mickey Beignets from Port Orleans French Quarter, and the Apple Blossom from Port Orleans Riverside. When I'm visiting the parks, you can find me on Main Street taking in the good vibe of Magic Kingdom or relaxing with a drink at the Polynesian watching the fireworks from the beach. As a previous Cast Member, I will always have a special place in my heart for the Magic Kingdom, especially Main Street U.S.A.