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Old 12-05-2012, 08:20 AM   #1
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Question 50's Prime or Sci-Fi?

We have never eaten at 50's Prime or Sci-Fi at DHS, so we thought we'd give one of them a shot. Anyone have a favorite for food and/or atmosphere?
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:22 AM   #2
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I've eaten at both and I enjoyed 50's Primetime more. Although Sci-Fi looks more enjoyable, I enjoyed the food and watching the tv's more at 50's.
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:29 AM   #3
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The food at 50's is better, but the atmosphere at Sci-fi is better. IMO
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Old 12-05-2012, 04:12 PM   #4
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The food at 50's is better, but the atmosphere at Sci-fi is better. IMO
I agree with this. Im not sure who your party consists of, smaller kids may have different appetities or interests I would check out the menus and ask my group.

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Old 12-05-2012, 08:36 AM   #5
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Haven't eaten at 50's PT...planning to try it next trip, but we did go to Sci Fi a couple weeks ago. The atmosphere was great...my DSs (aged 11 & 14) thought it was cool at first, but got a little bored when the movie reel started over. I thought it was fun! As for the food, my kids and DH got picnic burgers and shakes...the solar flare was yummy, like a dream sickle. They didn't care for the burgers. I ordered the Reuben sandwich and we shared the fried pickles. The sandwich was good but the pickles were awesome!! The kids ordered desserts and enjoyed them, I don't remember which ones they got. Overall, the experience was good, the food ok. Glad we did it but probably won't go back anytime soon, too many other options to try
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:59 AM   #6
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They are both really cool! My favorite would be 50's though.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:14 AM   #7
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Both good, both imaginatively themed, which one's best?

Sci-Fi - We do it for lunch only, a very good bacon burger, good onion rings, fun atmosphere & ambiance!

50's Prime Time - Late dinner only, can't eat all that and ride! Love the pot roast and fried chicken, and the experience is good to fantastic depending on the amount of grief and interaction your group gets from the server. We really enjoy it!

We enjoy both, I can't one more than the other!
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:18 AM   #8
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We love SciFi. Love the atmosphere, love the burgers, shakes, wings, ribs (which they brought back) and spinach dip too. All very yummy!

We also like 50's atmosphere and the anitcs too. We had a very funny server. The fried chicken was honestly too salty, table next to us said the same. I wish I ordered the potroast instead. I really love the PB&J shake. so yummy!

Both are good choices. I think you should choose based on the theme and menu you like best. We had a good experience at both places. But ultimately SciFi is my fave.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:21 AM   #9
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50's is the best!!!!
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Old 12-05-2012, 12:54 PM   #10
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I agree with Sci-Fi.

The Oreo milkshake was OUTSTANDING!
(Thinking of making it an 'adult' milkshake this time!)
And the onion rings were wonderful!
The spinach dip not so much!
I'm considering making the onion rings and buffalo chicken potato skins with a milkshake my whole meal!
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Old 12-05-2012, 02:48 PM   #11
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My DH and I really enjoyed Sci-Fi. We even ate their twice on our last trip. Next month, we're trying the Primetime Cafe though as well as doing Sci-Fi again. The atomosphere at Sci-Fi is awesome!
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:07 PM   #12
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Both have a great atmosphere, but I think that 50's has the better food and has more variety. We eat at 50's everytime we go (lunch), never done dinner
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Both good, both imaginatively themed, which one's best?

Sci-Fi - We do it for lunch only, a very good bacon burger, good onion rings, fun atmosphere & ambiance!

50's Prime Time - Late dinner only, can't eat all that and ride! Love the pot roast and fried chicken, and the experience is good to fantastic depending on the amount of grief and interaction your group gets from the server. We really enjoy it!

We enjoy both, I can't one more than the other!
Agree with this!
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:19 PM   #14
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We have never eaten at 50's Prime or Sci-Fi at DHS, so we thought we'd give one of them a shot. Anyone have a favorite for food and/or atmosphere?
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Sci-Fi is neat and is good to do at least once. My family preferred 50's though due to the CM interaction, cool theming, ability to sit at one table and hold a conversation and we thought the food was better.
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:35 PM   #15
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Both have a fun atmosphere, but the food at Sci-Fi is gross. My DH, who is extremely non-picky, also thought it was gross. That's saying something. I'll never go back there. The food at 50's isn't anything to write home about, but there's nothing really wrong with it, either. Based on that alone, I'd go to the 50's diner.
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