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1200 Epcot Resorts Blvd, WDW Swan Hotel, Orlando, FL 32830-8429
+1 407-934-1613
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We are frequent visitors to Disney properties and are generally very happy with the quality of food and service. On this visit to Garden Grove, we were celebrating our son's eighth birthday. This experience was awful compared to other buffet-style character meals we have enjoyed on Disney properties. The shrimp and crabs were mushy and the custom-ordered birthday cake had... More 

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Sanger, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming for years to the Grove. It used to be our favorite place but the quality and service has steadily declined. We are now to the point we will not return. Service is poor, had to ask for our plates to be taken and drinks refilled several times and the restaurant was only half full at best.... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast Buffet and so much variety too choose. And also every weekend they have Disney characters. And also every evening with Disney characters.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking to go somewhere different for dinner while staying at the Boardwalk on Disney property. We had never eaten at the Garden Grove in the Swan resort so we made 5:30 reservations for the Friday night seafood buffet. There were only a few other patrons seated when we arrived and the buffet was full and the food was... More 

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Woodstock, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had breakfast there. Goofy and the chipmunks were all there walking around getting pictures with all the little kids and some adults. It was a really nice place with lots of room. You can pick from the menu or choose the buffet. The buffet was 24.99 each and I thought mmmm there is no way I... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a 530pm reservation for one of the seafood buffet nights. Got there a bit early and were seated right away under the tree. Melanie came and told us all about layout of the buffet and told us she'd bring our 1/2 lobster each right away. Wonderful character experience with Pluto and Goofy too! Prime rib was fantastic! Salads of... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family was there for our thanks giving dinner. The characters do come around a few times for photos and autographs. Service was good, staff were pleasant. However it took a long time for the staff to replenish the food. A few customers were complaining about the lack of variety of food, which I agree. for the amount they charge,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner one night and breakfast another. Dinner entrees include the salad and dessert bar and run about $39. The food was very good. But you can easily split an entree with someone. They're that big. I had pasta and my friend had chicken. Breakfast was very good. None of us did the buffet. Again - plenty to eat.... More 

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being vegan all they offered was dry toast. They had oatmeal but already cooked with milk. This is a Marriott Hotel and all ready cooked?? My significant other had eggs and potatoes and they were soaked in butter to where she did not eat the potatoes. Kristian LaPlante offered to refund the meal and offered a free return visit but... More 

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Hiawassee, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

What a surprise this place was. We went on a Wed night so we did not do the seafood buffet. We had a great salad and dessert bar with a choice of 4 superb entrees in between. I choose the Prime Rib and it was one of the best I have ever had. They have a fun character interaction with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 35
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
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: +1 407-934-1613
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?