Hollywood & Vine Dinner buffet....

Discussion in 'Disney Restaurants' started by DisneyMagic73, May 3, 2007.

  1. DisneyMagic73

    DisneyMagic73 Mouseketeer

    Apr 27, 2004
    How is it? Is the food good? How is it overall.....thanks!:wizard:
  2. earthfaries

    earthfaries DIS Veteran

    Jan 22, 2007
    :) We think it is great. We have dinner there everytime we go to MGM. The food is wonderful, the atmosphere is great, the servers have always been friendly. I love it and highly recommend it:)
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  4. Praying Colonel

    Praying Colonel DIS Veteran

    Aug 16, 2004
    You'll read widely varying opinions of H&V. We've eaten there twice and enjoyed it both times!
  5. GoingtoSeeRella

    GoingtoSeeRella Mouseketeer

    Mar 29, 2005
    We didn't have a great experience here. Had an ADR and still had to wait almost an hour to get a table. Not fun with 4 kiddos. And I wasn't overly impressed with the food, but I may have been buffeted out by the time we got there. It was just OK, and I probably wouldn't go back.
  6. HayGan

    HayGan We could all use some pixie dust now and then :)<b

    Apr 28, 2004
    It was bar far the WORST meal I ever had at WDW!!!

    Poor service, long wait times (even with many open tables available) and LOUSY food. This meal was so bad that I will never return (and I usually give places a second try because everyone can have an "off" day!)
  7. Chelley00

    Chelley00 DIS Veteran

    Aug 21, 2005
    We went in October last year, and it was the longest wait of any of our 10 ADR's. The food wasn't great. My husband said it was more like a truck stop buffet than anything :)
  8. mrssmh

    mrssmh Mouseketeer<br><font color=purple>I'm glad to know

    Jan 18, 2005
    We had very friendly service there, but the food wasn't anything special. It was great to get out of the heat.
  9. Treacle44

    Treacle44 DIS Veteran

    Apr 9, 2006
    We've eaten there twice and it was just okay both times. Buffet selection was average and we felt a bit rushed and had to keep summoning the waitress for drinks refills.

    Won't be wasting a TS credit on it this year.

  10. alyssa810

    alyssa810 <font color=purple>It's much more fun on the boat<

    Jan 1, 2001
    I am not a fan of the WDW buffet, but we have tried most at one point or another. My big problem with most of the buffets, like H&V is that you're getting mediocre lukewarm food for ridiculous prices. I thought the service was fine but for the price you pay, I'd much rather have someone serve me food that's been prepared just for me, that hasn't been sitting around....
  11. MickeyNicki

    MickeyNicki It is pretty darn sad when a valet picks you out a

    Sep 22, 2005
    The worst meal we ever had was from H&V.

    We waited an hour past our ADR time (we would have gone elsewhere but they other places were full), once we were seated we knew we should have walked out. The place was full of dirty tables that stayed that way the entire time we were there (on both sides of us were dirty tables). Our waitress was MIA most of the time, she never cleared our plates so piled them up on the other dirty tables, no one noticed. We needed drink refills but the waitress never came, thank god I had a bottle of water with us.

    The food was gross, what a joke. It was limited in selection and they were not prompt on filling the food so most of it was old and dried out.
  12. wic0721

    wic0721 DIS Veteran

    May 8, 2006
    We've eat at H & V twice now for the Fantasmic Dinner Package, and we received great service both times! The food was your typical WDW buffet food...nothing to brag about, but it was good and hot! My DD couldn't wait to hit the dessert table, when she was done eating! :thumbsup2

    You can have good and bad meals at any restaurant you go to, so IMO give it a try!

    Based on the replies here, it's kind of half for and half against H & V right now! :confused3
  13. timandlesley

    timandlesley <font color=darkorchid>The tag fairy may not but t

    Apr 19, 2004
    For us, we aren't "buffet fans" but that being said we didn't like our meal here at all. We loved Chef Mickeys and 1900 Park Fare buffets, we thought the food on here wasn't good, especially for the price. If looking for a good decently priced meal at MGM (especially if looking for Fantasmic package) then i recommend Mama Melrose, if no package then 50's primetime is good food and fun too!
  14. bayoutinksmom

    bayoutinksmom Mouseketeer

    May 10, 2006
    My family loves it and we go everytime we are in Disney . Last time I was there they had the most unvelivable southwestern chicken ceaser salad. You also have to try this corn dish they have it so YUMMY. I only eat at buffets while in Disney and this is one of my favorites.:thumbsup2
  15. tomerin

    tomerin DIS Veteran

    Aug 30, 2003
    we loved it and are planning to eat here in almost 67 days. so we liked the food. my DW expecially enjoys the dessert buffet. as others have already said you will deifintly find varying opinions on this place. i had heard nothing but rave reviews about cape may buffett and to be honest i thought it was a step below H&V. the food and service i mean.

    give it a shot there will be plenty to eat and desserts to fill you up
  16. jenjersnap

    jenjersnap yadda yadda yadda

    Sep 18, 2004
    The dinner buffet is the grown ups least fave on-site. It's blah, nothing to get excited about, the food was mushy and pretty flavorless. Now, my kids LOVE it. That should tell you a lot about where the food selections aim. ;)

    We're going to Mama Melrose this time.

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