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Trader Sam’s Tiki Terrace at Walt Disney World

Trader Sam's Tiki Terrace
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Grab a tropical cocktail and enjoy the views of Disney’s Seven Seas Lagoon from Trader Sam’s Tiki Terrace.

Location

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You can find Trader Sam’s Tiki Terrace at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, a deluxe resort located along the Magic Kingdom monorail. The terrace is located outside along the patio of the Great Ceremonial House, near the resort’s Lava Pool. It can be found next door to Capt. Cook’s, a popular Quick Service dining location at the Polynesian resort.

Quick Service or Table Service?

Trader Sam’s Tiki Terrace is a Disney Lounge; lounges offer a relaxed dining environment with a more casual feel.

Atmosphere

Trader Sam's Tiki Terrace

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Although they share a name and menu, Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto and Tiki Terrace have a very different dining atmosphere. The terrace offers a much more relaxed, open, and peaceful dining environment. Tables and chairs are surrounded by ambient lighting from tiki torches, and Guests can enjoy stunning views of Seven Seas Lagoon while they dine.

Menu Options

Trader Sam's Grog Grotto Zombie Cocktail

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The Terrace shares a menu with the Grog Grotto, featuring light meals and non-alcoholic and alcoholic specialty cocktails. For a fun bite, try the Thai Chicken Flatbread, Pan-Fried Dumplings, Chicken or Tofu Lettuce Cups, Veggie Rainbow Roll, or Kahuna Tuna Sushi Roll. If you’re looking for a delicious non-alcoholic drink, Sam’s No-Booze Brews have you covered. Enjoy the Skipper Sipper, Schweitzer Falls, and Polynesian Punch. Specialty drinks featuring alcohol include the Polynesian Pearl, Nautilus, HippopotoMai-Tai, Zombie, Dark & Tropical Stormy, Tahitian Torch, Spikey Pineapple, and many more. Guests can find the complete menu on the My Disney Experience app.

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Dining Tips

This restaurant is an excellent choice if you want to enjoy the delicious cocktail menu offered at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto but don’t want to wait for hours. With the same menu choices, the ambiance offers a refreshing dining atmosphere to enjoy your themed drinks.

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.