The Hollywood Brown Derby

The Hollywood Brown Derby is based on the famed golden-era Hollywood restaurant of the same name. It is the upscale dining location at Disney's Hollywood Studios with impeccable service and a top-notch menu. Don't be surprised if your waiter brings over a phone during the meal with a call from your agent.

The restaurant also offers a "Dine With an Imagineer" experience, where you can chat with an imagineer over a four-course, fixed-price meal.

General Information - Hide Section
  • Location: To the right of the big hat, just before Pixar Place.
  • Date Opened:
  • Seating: Indoor tables
  • Service Type: Table service
  • Children's Meals: Yes
  • Vegetarian Options: Several appetizers and one entree. Special requests can be accommodated.
  • Annual Pass Discount: No
  • Reservations: Online or call (407) 939-3463 up to 180 days before your visit.
Menu Information - Hide Section

Menu as of September 2013


Served 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Original Fettuccine Alfredo - topped with prosciutto brittle and parmigiano-reggiano. $17.00
"Our Famous Cobb Salad" - with finely-chopped greens, turkey breast, bacon, egg, tomatoes, crumbled blue cheese, avocado, chives, and cobb dressing. $15.00
Noodle Bowl - with wok-fried coconut tofu, soy beans, sugar snap peas, bok choy, and shiitake mushrooms in a red curry broth. $28.00
Grilled Wagyu Beef Burger - with Gruyère cheese, pastrami, heirloom tomato, and a fried egg on a toasted brioche with cognac mustard aioli and house-made fries. $22.00
Andouille-crusted Chicken Breast - with smoked bacon, white cheddar, and tossed arugula on an onion kaiser roll served with vegetable slaw. $17.00



Brentwood Sweet Corn Bisque - with a crab and corn beignet. $10.00
Artisanal Cheese - Champignon brie, Midnight Moon goat cheese, Flora Nelle blue cheese with red currants, pear jelly, and spiced pecans. $14.00
Blue Lump Crab Spring Rolls - snow crab claw, and an Asian slaw with spicy miso aioli. $13.00
Crispy Phyllo Napoleon of Bleu Affinée - wild mushroom duxelles, grilled portobello, golden chanterelles, and a fig reduction. $11.00
Andouille-crusted Prawn - over Black Diamond cheddar grits, wilted greens, and ancho oil. $12.00
Bibb Lettuce Salad - drizzled with a peppercorn-sweet onion dressing, cherry tomatoes, shaved radishes, and a parmesan-seed frico. $10.00
"Our Famous Cobb Salad" - with finely-chopped greens, turkey breast, bacon, egg, tomatoes, crumbled blue cheese, avocado, chives, and cobb dressing. Appetizer: $8.00; Entrée: $15.00


All-natural Herb-Roasted Rack of Lamb - over a buttermilk blue cheese corn pudding with a chianti and sweet onion reduction. $38.00
Sterling Silver Pork Chop - with smoked gouda and peach relish served over potato hash with bacon, Napa cabbage, sweet peppers, and a cider jus. $33.00
Grilled Loch Duart Salmon - black beluga lentil stew, roasted purple cauliflower, olive tapenade, and a lemon thyme sabayon. $35.00
Duck Two Ways - Sautéed confit with Swiss chard over an herb and goat cheese polenta cake finished with a pan-seared maple bourbon duck magret with a sun-dried cherry sauce. $35.00
Noodle Bowl - with wok-fried coconut tofu, soy beans, sugar snap peas, bok choy, and shiitake mushrooms in a red curry broth. $28.00
Seafood Cioppino - sautéed white shrimp, Prince Edward Island mussels, and a pan-seared, fennel-dusted black grouper over orzo with a cioppino broth. $33.00
Ashley Farms Free-Range Breast of Chicken - served over house-made spiced chorizo, yellow plaintain hash, and an avocado and an heirloom tomato purée. $30.00
Charred-glazed Filet of Beef - with a red win reduction, topped with a cabernet and roasted shallot butter, over white truffle oil wild forest mushroom mashed potato, and sautéed haricot verts. $42.00


Chocolate Three Ways – Praline milk chocolate cream, crunchy ganache, and orange-chocolate mousse. $9.00
Banana White Chocolate Toffee Tower on a cocoa almond cookie and bananas "Foster." $9.00
Double Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée with dark chocolate-dipped biscotti. $8.00
Warm Seasonal Fruit Cobbler with crème fraîche and orange blossom honey. $7.00
Strawberry Champagne Cheesecake with macerated strawberries and dark chocolate caviar crisps. $9.00
Grapefruit Cake—Brown Derby Original! Light layers of yellow cake with fresh grapefruit cream cheese icing. $7.00

Kids' Menu


Chicken Noodle Soup. $3.00
Chopped Salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, and carrots. $3.00
Celery and Carrot "Dippers" with ranch dressing. $3.00

Mickey Check Meals

Grilled Black Grouper - with oven-roasted red skin potatoes and steamed broccoli. Dessert: fruit cup. $14.00
Grilled Breast of Chicken - with oven-roasted red skin potatoes, steamed carrots, and broccoli. Dessert: fruit cup. $12.00


All entrées served with choice of small lowfat milk, small Dasani water, or small apple juice. Soft drinks available upon request.

Grilled Breast of Chicken - with mashed potatoes and green beans. $9.00
Grilled Cheese on Whole Wheat Bread - with sliced apples. $6.00
Pan-seared Hot Dog - with baked potato chips. $6.00
Whole-Grain Penne Pasta - with butter, cheese, and broccoli. $8.00
Fried Fish Strips - with red skin potatoes and broccoli. $11.00


Fresh Fruit Cup - with mango ice. $3.00
Hidden Treasures - vanilla ice cream, Oreo cookie crumbs, gummy worms, and a fresh-baked chocolate cookie. $4.00
Strawberry and Yogurt Parfait - with Granola. $3.00

If a menu is presented here it is for guidance purposes only. Menus can change without notice and at some restaurants daily. If you have specific dietary needs or questions it is best to contact the restaurant directly for information. If you'd like to notify us that a menu has changed, or you can provide the complete information, please let us know through our email form.

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Average Reviewer Rating: 3.8 out of 53.8 out of 53.8 out of 53.8 out of 53.8 out of 5
Number of Hollywood Brown Derby Reviews: 18
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2.0/5.02.0/5.02.0/5.02.0/5.02.0/5.0   2/17/11
Reviewer: thetony45 Steeleville Illinois     April 29, 2011
Booked a meal at the Brown Derby as part of the Fantasmic Dining Package.

I got to the resturant a few minutes before my reservation so I was prepared for a short wait. I was left waiting for a good 45 minutes AFTER my reservation time.

When i was finally lead to my table the first sound i hear was a crying child. While not out of place at a theme park, it was very unwelcome at what claims to be signature dining.

My server was quick to bring my drink and a basket of rolls. He was also quick to "recommend" the highest price items on the menu.

I placed my order, and that was the last I saw of him until my slad arrived quitre a while later. my empty glass sat so long that i ended up drinking the water that was left after the ice melted.

I started with the Cobb Salad. My server offered to mix it in front of me. If given this choice, pass. Half the salad ended up on the tablecloth or floor.

The salad didnt have enough dressing for my taste. I also like crisp lettuce in salads. The lettuce in the Cobb was all soggy.

Again I finished my drink quickly but wasnt able to get a refill for a while.

There was a long wait between the time I finshed my salad to the time my Duck 2 Ways arrived. I speant the time looking at the charactures on the walls.

The entree was really the only part of the meal I had no issues with.

For desert I decided to go with the famous grapefruit cake.

I don't know if I may have caught them on a bad night, but the cake had no taste at all.

All in all, I don't plan on eating here again. I don't think you should either.
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3.0/5.03.0/5.03.0/5.03.0/5.03.0/5.0   Tuesday,August 6,2007
Reviewer: lisakb22 Prospect Heights,IL     August 24, 2007
My friend and I booked the
Fantasmic package and we were disappointed that this package was 2 table services on the Disney Dining Plan. The food was Ok and it isn't worth 2 table services. We both started with the crab cake.It was tasty but not really a cake but a mound of crab. We also both had the filet,my friends was perfect,mine was rare. My friend had the Flourless Chocolate Cake,he ranted and raved how great it was. I tried the Creme Brulee,it was OK at best. Please don't spend the money or table service on this restaurant, there are much better choices!
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5.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.0   May 2005
Reviewer: decomouse Huntsville, AL     October 31, 2006
My husband I had a wonderful, romantic dinner for two at the Brown Derby. The waiter was very attentive throughout the leisurely meal and we never felt rushed. Our food was all done to perfection and we very much enjoyed the salads, too. Our wine was excellent.

We've booked Christmas dinner here for this year.
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