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The Garden Grove

1200 Epcot Resorts Blvd, WDW Swan Hotel, Orlando, FL 32830-8429
(407) 934-1609
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good24%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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“grits” (6 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 14:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1200 Epcot Resorts Blvd, WDW Swan Hotel, Orlando, FL 32830-8429
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the buffet breakfast. I think the sister restaurant (Fresh Meditarranean) gives you better quality, but staff were pleasant, and the food was very good. We enjoyed the smoothies. There were three to choose from-mango, strawberry, and a kale smoothie. Would have preferred the...More

Thank Traveller2789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant boast on its seafood buffet however the seafood /lobster and roast beef were overcooked , the fried shrimps were greasy, the buffet food/vegetables were warm (mashed potatoes , chicken soup, string beans, peel shrimp, roast chicken, roast beef you name it . the...More

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, never a bad meal. We had dinner and breakfast here. Characters always seemed to be here, not sure if we were just lucky or not. Great place.

Thank TripCat1021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at The Garden Grove on Saturday Sept 2 for the seafood buffet dinner. It was they first time eating here and I want to try something other than Cape May at the Beach Club. The food selection was varied, including chicken, baked fish,...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't really expect much as we were there for the characters. A pleasant surprise. The seafood buffet is expensive but for what you get it's worth it. You should go hungry as there is an enormous amount of food. Lobster tails, crab legs, dish,...More

Thank hellojudi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Going for a character breakfast at the Garden Grove, our son was a bit in a sad mood. He has food allergies so normally there is not much for him to eat and meeting up with Disney characters was also not on his menu (he...More

Thank OrangeLion14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went to this restaurant on our last day at Disney and we went for a late breakfast. We got seated right away but waited 20 minutes at the table for someone to come and give us menus or even greet us.We...More

1  Thank joakley523
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Overall pleased. Have eaten here a few times through the years,...first time in about five years. Advantage is that it is character dining which we were able to do without a reservation. Spacious and we had a lot of attention from server and characters. Nice...More

3  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A bit overpriced but the food is quite good. The prime ribs are truly prime, not like many steak restaurants. The New England clam chowder is outstanding. It is creamy, thick and filled with lots of clams and other solid ingredients. The buffet is full...More

2  Thank godolnj
Reviewed 12 August 2017

You have a choice of prix fixe meal (not inexpensive) or salad bar. We chose the salad bar which was more than fine. Therefore, I cannot judge the quality of the rest of the food but we saw some people who ordered steak and the...More

1  Thank Hotdog18
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Korey S
17 July 2017|
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Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
Not particularly... its a good buffet on standard nights but the extra cost for the seafood buffet doesn't seem worth it. Since they didn't correct our issue, we won't be going back. It's a shame because we used to go... More
21 May 2017|
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Response from Shafiq S | Reviewed this property |
1 May 2017|
Response from Shafiq S | Reviewed this property |
The prices range from $20.00 to $25.00 per person. And the food are different in a buffet hot meal, dessert, and different salad, and fruit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Epcot Resorts Blvd, WDW Swan Hotel, Orlando, FL 32830-8429
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: (407) 934-1609
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World
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.
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