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The Wave… of American Flavors

4600 N World Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
+1 407-939-3463
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4600 N World Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped in for lunch. The food was well prepared and the service was everything Disney would offer. Pricey when you order the specials but when on vacation.......

Thank sevensfine
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We splurged and booked two nights in the Contemporary for the last evening of our vacation. The service of course is top notch. While the front desk was loading our luggage and we were arranging transportion to the airport we went into the Wave lounge...More

Thank wisconsun
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On my 6th day of Magic I landed inside The Wave. American Flavors is precisely what is offered. 6 people ordered Strip Steaks all served perfect. i opted for flavors ..lol I got a crabcake app and perfect egg with cheesy grits and maple pork...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first reservation for our Disney vacation, the food was phenominal. We ate here twice while we were at Disney. Our waitress the second time was the best.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I live in Celebration Florida (3 miles from the Disney gates!). We are annual pass holders.My food plate was beautiful, but the food was just ok. I only got 4 scallops, one carrot, which was cut up in slices, and two asparagus...More

1  Thank parliment526
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our stay at Disney, we ate at this restaurant 3 times for breakfast. The breakfast buffet is a great value at $26 per adult. It includes your hot & cold beverages (I had OJ and coffee). The buffet has a lot of great choices...More

Thank hitman_mike
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there to celebrate my husbands birthday. We had the bacon and eggs appetizer which was wonderful as well as the crab cakes and mussels. Our server was absolutely fantastic. We were a family of 10 with some young children and she was wonderful...More

Thank Tinkbaby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love to hop over here for a quick lunch in the air conditioning during the summer. Excellent food and service every time with a full wine list at lunch.

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wave has a great breakfast buffet a lot of the basics eggs bacon sausage biscuits ham cereal oatmeal danishs but a few outstanding specialties egg Benedict and sweet potatoes pancake and awesome grits made with cheese and bacon and great little soufflés coffee and...More

Thank Dawn J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This breakfast buffet is full of regular choices with elevated twists such as egg white frittatas, egg benedicts, sweet potatoes pancakes,crispy mickey waffles among many others. You can taste fresh ingredients compared to other Disney Restaurants. Be aware that on special holidays the breakfast rules...More

Thank Liana-Carlos
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2 May 2017|
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Response from mary68gary | Reviewed this property |
I would give it 5 stars. It tends to be overshadowed by the gourmet restaurant on the top floor, but it really excellent. The filet mignon was so tender you could cut it with your fork, the salad was so good we asked for... More
Heather H
11 January 2017|
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Response from Ping1965 | Reviewed this property |
No, but if you ask the waiter, they will allow you to go upstairs to the 4th floor to watch it, they will hold your table.
Danielle D
18 November 2016|
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Response from 3lionsfan | Reviewed this property |
I second the recommendation of Boma at Animal Kingdom Lodge. Great buffet w/ good kid selections.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
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07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4600 N World Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-939-3463
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World
The Wave...of American Flavors at Disney's Contemporary Resort is a casual restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Here, you can enjoy American-style dishes with international flavors, healthy dining options and trendy cocktails.BreakfastChoose from a la carte breakfast options or a bountiful buffet and enjoy a delicious start to your day at The Wave...of American Flavors. The a la carte menu features traditional American breakfast fare, like egg dishes, Muesli and Omega Berry Smoothies. For a speedier dining experience, the breakfast buffet is sure to satisfy your appetite. Savor all-you-care-to-enjoy servings of breakfast favorites, including eggs Benedict, cheese grits, sweet potato pancakes, Mickey waffles, house-made granola and more.LunchFor lunch, light eaters can choose from chilled Laughing Bird citrus-marinated shrimp, lump crab-Florida rock shrimp cakes with cucumber tomato salsa, crispy salads, or a delicious vegetarian wrap with seasonal vegetables and fajita-seasoned tofu. And for the heartier eater, the menu includes a classic Reuben sandwich, and a bison burger served with salsa verde and a 3-cheese spread.DinnerEvenings bring distinctive dinners that combine American and world flavors, such as a sustainable fish selection paired with corn and edamame (soybean) stew and cilantro chutney, grilled beef tenderloin with shallot butter, potato gateau and summer ratatouille, or naturally raised, oven-roasted chicken with locally sourced seasonal vegetables.Refreshing BeveragesEnjoy the featured trendy cocktails for Guests 21 years of age or older, like the Mudslide Martini (Baileys® Irish Cream, vanilla vodka, Kahlua® liqueur and vanilla ice cream) or the Antioxidant Cocktail (wild berry vodka, black raspberry liqueur, acai and other juices). Delight in sparkling wines from Tasmania, Rieslings from South Australia, floral New Wave whites from Argentina, Pinot Gris from Oregon and Pinot Noirs from New Zealand, along with certified organic beers from Orlando Brewing Company.DessertsTop it all off with The Wave...of American Flavors' signature dessert trios. Choose from New York-style cheesecake with house-made seasonal fruit compote, white chocolate crème brulee with raspberry macaroon, olive oil-infused chocolate truffle mousse with salted caramel sauce and more!Whether you're seeking imaginative desserts, classic breakfast favorites or international fusion cuisine, this restaurant delivers a variety of delectable dining experiences. Walk through the brushed steel arch ""tunnel"" into The Wave...of American Flavors and find out what culinary treats await you!
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