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50's Prime Time Cafe

You're really going to have to decide if this is a place you want to eat. Some people love the experience while others hate it. Not only is the restaurant themed to the 1950s, with TVs playing clips from shows of that era and bluish-green formica, but it is also supposed to replicate the family dining experience. In this scheme you play the family, and your waiter plays Mom. Playing Mom includes keeping you in your place, making sure your manners are impeccible, and ensuring you eat all your vegetables. Stray from the straight-and-narrow and you'll be in for a bit of public humiliation.

General Information - Hide Section
  • Location: On Vine Street next to Indiana Jones Outpost.
  • Date Opened:
  • Seating: Indoor tables
  • Service Type: Table service
  • Children's Meals: Yes
  • Vegetarian Options: Caesar salad without meat, vegetable lasagna
  • 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

Non-Alcoholic Specialties

Peanut Butter and Jelly Milkshake - $5.29
Ariel or Lightning McQueen Punch- Minute Maid Light Lemonade Punch served in a souvenir Ariel or Cars 2 cup with a glowing Disney character light. $6.49
Mega-Berry Smoothie - Raspberry puree and nonfat yogurt blended with Odwalla Berries GoMega. $4.99
Flavored Sodas - Coke blended with vanilla or cherry flavors (unlimited refills). $3.19
Mickey's Bee Bop Drink - Delicious cherry-flavored Sprite with Dad's glowing electric ice cubes served in a souvenir cup. $5.99
Root Beer or Coke Float - $4.99
Milk Shakes and Malts - $5.29
All-Natural Lemonade - topped with wildberry foam. $4.19
Freshly-Brewed Joffrey's Coffee - $2.59

Appetizers

Grandpa's Crab Cake - Lump crab cake served on succotash with bacon, chili sauce and crispy onions. $9.49
Beer-Battered Onion Rings - and horseradish sauce. $6.49
Fresh Herb and Garlic Cheese - served warm with raspberry sauce and toasted French bread. $7.99
Uncle Andy's Smoked Trout Dip - Smoked rainbow trout with crispy homemade tomato crackers. $7.49
Cousin Amy's Iceberg Lettuce Wedge - blue cheese dressing, bacon, and chives. $5.49
Chicken Noodle Soup - Hearty mixture of chicken, vegetables, and egg noodles. $6.99

Entrees

A Sampling of Mom's Favorite Recipes - Crispy-fried chicken, fork tender pot roast, and traditional meatloaf with all the fixings. $20.99
Dad's Grilled Pork Chop - topped with arugula, fennel, and apple salad served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes. $21.99
Cousin Barry's Oilve Oil-Poached Salmon - Mushroom ragout, bacon, and Swiss chard on roasted garlic mashed potatoes. $20.99
Caesar Salad - Romaine lettuce tossed with Caesar dressing, grated parmesan, and garlic croutons. With chicken. $13.49; With salmon. $15.99
Aunt Liz's Golden Fried Chicken - Served with mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, and collard greens with bacon. $17.99
50's Prime Time Cafe Blue Plate Fish Special - A healthy seasonal alternative with all the fixings. Market Price
Cousin Ryan's Vegetable Lasagna - Layers of zucchini, roasted mushroom, soy proteins, ricotta, and mozzarella cheese served with marinara sauce and topped with crispy multigrain pasta. $17.99
Cousin Ann's Traditional Meatloaf - A blend of beef and pork topped with tomato glaze served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and green beans. $15.99
Mom's Old-Fashioned Pot Roast - Slow-cooked 'til fork tender served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes, carrots, celery, and onions. $18.99
Grandma's Chicken Pot Pie - A creamy cheese mixture of chicken, mushrooms, carrots, celery, onions, and peas topped with a flaky pastry. $18.99

Desserts

Dad's Brownie Sundae - Chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, caramel sauce, whipped cream, and toppings. $6.49
Traditional Warm Apple Crisp - $5.49; a la mode, $7.49
50's Boston Cream Parfait - Layers of chocolate fudge, vanilla ice cream, and pound cake topped with whipped cream. $5.49
Ice Cream Sundaes - $5.49
No Sugar Added Cheesecake - topped with fresh whipped cream and strawberry sauce. $5.49
S'mores - $4.99


Kids' Meals - $8.59

Appetizers (à la Carte)

Garden Salad - $2.19
Chicken Noodle Soup - $2.19
Fruit Salad - $2.19
Carrot and Celery Sticks - $2.19

Mickey Check Meals
Served with choice of small lowfat Milk or small Dasani water.
Grilled FIsh of the Day - served with whole-grain pilaf, green beans, and carrots, and fruit salad for dessert.
Whole Wheat Penne Pasta - served with chicken, marinara sauce, green beans and carrots, and fruit salad for dessert.

OR

Choice of one (1) Beverage, one (1) Entrée, and one (1) Dessert.
Beverages - small lowfat milk, small Dasani water, 100% Apple Juice, or soft drink
Entrees - Meatloaf, Chicken Nuggets, Grilled Hot Dog, Macaroni & Cheese, or Grilled Chicken
Desserts - Fruit Salad, Ice Cream Sundae, or Yogurt Parfait


From Dad's Liquor Cabinet

Our Family's Glowing Drinks

Served with dad's "experimental electric ice cubes."

Magical Star Cocktail - Light up your celebration with X-Fusion organic mango and passion fruit liqueur, Parrot Bay coconut rum, pineapple juice and a souvenir multicolored glow cube. $10.75
Dad's Electric Lemonade - Dad whips up an electrifying blue drink with Bacardi rum, Skyy vodka, Blue Curacao, sweet-and-sour, and Sprite. $10.75
Mowie Wowie - Dad brought this drink back from the Pacific - Malibu rum, melon liqueur, peach schnapps, orange juice, and pineapple juice. $10.75
Grandma's Picnic Punch - Grandma concocted a wonderful drink for the family picnic - Skyy vodka, peach schnapps, creme de cassis, light lemonade, and pineapple juice. $10.75

Dad's Cocktails

Patron Platinum Margarita - Patron Silver Tequila, Cointreau, lime juice and sweet-and-sour. $10.75
Ultimate Long Island Iced Tea - Bacardi superior rum, Tito's Homemade Vodka, Hendrick's Gin, cointreau, and sweet-and-sour with a splash of Coca-Cola. $9.75

Bottled Beer

Budweiser (16 oz) - $6.25
Coors Light - $5.00
Miller Light - $5.00
Samuel Adams - $6.25
Heineken - $6.25
Corona - $6.25
Corona Light - $6.25
Stella Artois - $7.25

Draft Beer

Bud Light - $5.75
Yuengling - $6.50
Kona Longboard Island Lager - $6.50
Samuel Adams Seasonal - $6.50

White Wines

Dr. Loosen, Dr. L. Riesling, Mosel - $9.00/$39.00
Placido Pinot Grigio, Veneto - $9.00/$39.00
Infamous Goose Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough - $9.00/$39.00
Tangent, Eccelstone, San Luis Obispo County - $10.00/$45.00
Fess Parker Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County - $9.00/$39.00
Benziger Chardonnay, Carneros - $9.00/$39.0

Rosé

Kenwood Vineyards Yulupa White Zinfandel, California - $8.00/$35.00

Red Wines

MacMurray Ranch Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast - $11.00/$49.00
Canyon Road Merlot, California - $9.00/$39.00
Rosenblum Vintner's Cuvee Zinfandel, California - $9.00/$39.00
Francis Ford Coppola, Rosso Shiraz, California - $8.00/$35.00
Cupcake Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Central Coast - $9.00/$39.00
Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma Valley - $10.00/$45.00

Sparkling Wine

Paul Cheneau Lady of Spain Cuvee, Cava, Spain - $10.00/$45.00

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: 3.6 out of 53.6 out of 53.6 out of 53.6 out of 53.6 out of 5
Number of 50's Prime Time Cafe Reviews: 38
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1.0/5.01.0/5.01.0/5.01.0/5.01.0/5.0   August 18-25, 3011
Reviewer: tinkaparis Connecticut     September 10, 2011
We decided to walk up to the 50's Prime Time and try our luck for lunch when they opened since we hadn't eaten there in over 10 years. We were able to get a table for 4 and were promptly seated when they opened. Our server, was not really great at delivering his shtick of being the "dad" and it came across as more annoying than funny. 2 of us decided on the meatloaf, which came with mashed potatoes and green beans. The meatloaf is about a 1 1/2 thick slice that was extremely bland. It needed more of everything including some type of tomato sauce on top. The potatoes were good and the green beans tasted as if they were unfrozen out of a bag and were inedible. The kid in the party got the chicken and carrots option with the starter bowl of chicken soup. This all tasted to be standard cafeteria fare. The last member of the party got the seafood salad, which was a lunch entree that turned out to be the size of a quarter. It was a lump of crab and some other little spoons of seafood with salad to decorate. It was not described this way at all on the menu and it was very dis appointing. The best part was the PB and J shake for dessert but apparently you can get it at the bar there and skip the awful food. For the quality of food we got, the amount we paid was way too much. You are much better off just going to a counter service.
 
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5.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.0   11-19-09
Reviewer: ls3015 Freeland Michigan     November 25, 2009
We had dinner here for the 1st time and found it to be great, the waitress was great, very attentive, very funny keep checking to see if we had our elbows on the table, the food was great many items and choices, we all enjoyed our meal, by far one of the best eaters at Disney. I had the meat loaf and it would just melt in my mouth, the mashed potato's were real mashed potato's, My wife had the chicken which she said was excellent. we will return to 50s Prime time on our next trip.
 
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3.0/5.03.0/5.03.0/5.03.0/5.03.0/5.0   Friday, August 22nd 2008
Reviewer: muchado aboutmuffins CAMBS, UK     September 10, 2008
Atmosphere- Personally, as a shy person who goes to a restaurant to be fed as opposed to be yelled at by a server, it was my idea of hell. But the rest of my family enjoyed it immensely, especially my parents who loved the fact that our server, Uncle Ted, made us 'kids' go and wash our hands. Uncle Ted himself was a really nice guy, who sat down with us, chatted, and gave us out-of-towners some advice about the impending hurricane.
Food - Three of us had the chargrilled chicken sandwich in one of many incarnaions (no onion, no ham, no cheese) which was lovely and came as a huge portion. The fries that it came with were lovely. My youngest sister had the chicken pot pie with fries, which she said was nice enough but didn't have enough chicken. She also had the Pirate's Punch, which she enjoyed but to me it tasted like pure sugar. My father had the meatloaf, which he loved, so much so that he was presented with an 'I cleared my plate!' sticker. Two of our party managed to find room for dessert - brownie sundae and ice cream sundae - which we all had a taste of and decided them to be the best part of the meal.
Price - $100 for five people, including tip.
 
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