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Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano

#192 of 2,912 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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3111 World Dr, Orlando, FL 32830
+1 407-939-3463
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was my first time eating here since it always comes so highly recommended. It won't be on my top favorites to come back to, food is decent but I've had way better.

Thank Lenore B
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This meal was booked as a birthday treat for my husband. I booked the fantasmic meal package as having been on previous occasions I know how big the queue can get for the seating at the fantasmic show and I wanted to spend the time in the park not queuing ! I asked the sever for the allergy menu and... More 

1 Thank Rebecca H
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I last visited this restaurant in 2009 and did not enjoy the expperience. I thought that the food was average and the atmosphere was not much better. I decided on my trip to give this restaurant a 2nd try and I am glad I did, The restaurant seems to have a different feel to it and the food was much... More 

1 Thank pipstevuk
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently dined again at Mama Melrose's at Hollywood Studios. This has become one of our repeat dining visits when we return to WDW. Our server this time was Christopher. He made the evening more enjoyable. It's Cast Members like him that complements your experience. My wife dined on the Shrimp Campanelle, which she thoroughly enjoyed, and... More 

1 Thank TV0406
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here in 2014 & had an amazing meal. We visited again in 2016 & had an amazing meal again. This time we were with Family & every one enjoyed what the had. For me the calamari was absolutely awesome full of flavour & well cooked. Our server was amazing & we never asked for a re-fill as she... More 

1 Thank lankman
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513 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mama Melrose is a really tough restaurant to review. Our family of four ate here to get the Fantasmic tickets which were totally worth it. But it wasn't anywhere near as tasty as the Brown Derby, fun as the Sci-Fi Dine-In, or inexpensive as the Backlot Express. And the food was VERY hit or miss. That said... They start you... More 

Thank Leo M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service itself were great, but my complaint is that, with reservations, we still waited and hour to get our table. We rushed across the park to get there on time and that was unnecessary because we didn't get our table until an hour after our reservation.

Thank molly_201712
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved there food but hated there seating time. This is because mama melroses had our family/friends waiting for 50 minutes and other families waiting an hour or more ( with reservations )So basically what I am trying to say is if you are going to come to this place don't come at 5 to 630 with a reservation.

Thank Braden C
Southampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard very good things about the restaurant but when we actually visited, it was a little bit of a disappointment. The staff seemed to be a little scatty sometimes and it felt like they were quite inexperienced and didn't quite know what they were doing at times. The food was good, but wasn't up to the standard that... More 

Thank Jess F
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped her for a big lunch while at Disney Hollywood Studios. It felt so good to sit down and eat. The food was good and quick service. The spaghetti was a hit with the kids. The service was wonderful with the kids.

Thank Stacey W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3111 World Dr, Orlando, FL 32830
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-939-3463
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World (requires admission)
Delight in traditional Italian cooking with contemporary flavors at Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano—a colorful, casual and family-friendly restaurant located in the heart of the backlot at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park. Here, you'll take in the sights of Mama's favorite Hollywood memories as you savor the sumptuous aromas and flavors of Italy.

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Omaha, Nebraska
Heathrow, Florida
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?