Find 50’s Prime Time Café at Echo Lake and Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant on Commissary Lane. These are 2 of the best dining locations at Hollywood Studios, both offering table-service and some of the best theming at Disney World. However, both are great options, each offer unique experiences inspired by the 1950’s era. Learn more about these eateries as we compare them below.
50’s Prime Time Café – Step into Mom’s Kitchen, as your dining table resembles a 1950’s kitchen, complete with a black and white TV showing clips from 1955 popular shows.
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant – Offering car-shaped tables & booth, it’s always time for a Drive-In movie, look to the big screen showing vintage sci-fi clips (appropriate for all ages).
50’s Prime Time Café – Mind your manners or your server may give you a hard time, in a hilarious way. For example – No elbows on the table.
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant – Offering normal server service, to Disney standards.
50’s Prime Time Café – This restaurant serves filling, American comfort foods. Must tries include: Aunt Liz’s Golden Fried Chicken and Mom’s Old-fashioned Pot Roast.
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant – Serving food options resembling that of a Quick Service such as burgers. Try the Fried Dill Pickles for an appetizer. Foods to try include: Flame-broiled New York Strip Steak and Drive-in BBQ Burger.
50’s Prime Time Café – Can comfortably fit groups with more people, enjoy nice conversation at a conventional seat and table with an at-home cozy feeling.
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant – Just like the movies, this seating arrangement does not allow for easy conversation with large groups since not everyone will be facing each other. However it makes for a perfect date night.
5. Lunch Vs. Dinner
With the seating arrangement and food type in mind, 50’s Prime Time Café is best for a filling Dinner and nice conversations (with funny waitstaff) and Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant is a great lunch option.
50’s Prime Time Café – Keep up with the classic theming of the restaurant and order the Traditional Warm Apple Crisp À la Mode. The Peanut Butter & Jelly Milkshake is also a must try, you have permission to order this with your meal.
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant – Try the unique House-made Sci-Fi Candy Bar or Out-Of-This-World Turtle Cheesecake.
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