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Disney's Spirit of Aloha Show

Disney's Polynesian Resort, Orlando, FL
+1 407-939-3463
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Our only Disney disappointment!!

Our friends told us we had to try the Disney Luau at the Polynesian. We just disowned them! You... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wappingers Falls, New York
The worst food ever...

My family and I were really looking forward to the luau since we were staying at the Polynesian and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Disney's Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show is an all-you-care-to-eat, family-style luau featuring hula dancing and a fire-knife performer at Disney's Polynesian Resort.Situated on the Seven Seas Lagoon, the open-air covered dining theater provides a comfortable setting for authentic music and dances, with beautiful costumes, irresistable rhythms and the show-stopping fire-knife dance! The many nations of the South Pacific unite in an evening of spellbinding magic that tells the tale of a native girl returning to her people and her traditions.You'll almost believe you've been transplanted to the tropics as you and your loved ones share platters of authentic foods such as barbequed pork ribs, roast chicken, fresh pineapple, salad with mango poppy seed dressing garnished with Mandarin oranges, Polynesian-style rice and seasonal vegetables. Save room for the chocolate ""mouse"" volcano! (Parents of finicky little ones, fear not: There's a limited children's menu). Beer, wine and soft drinks are included for Guests 21 years of age or older (picture ID required). Celebrations are acknowledged in the show.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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Disney's Polynesian Resort, Orlando, FL
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+1 407-939-3463
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Reviewed yesterday

Our friends told us we had to try the Disney Luau at the Polynesian. We just disowned them! You check in at the hotel and then they herd you toward the Polynesian village where the Luau is held. You are seated in a massive structure...More

Thank gourmand47
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family and I were really looking forward to the luau since we were staying at the Polynesian and figured it would add to our experience. This ended up being the worst experience this whole week. The show is so long and boring we left...More

1  Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 5 days ago

The show is one of two halves: a "high school musical" show and then a showcase of some traditional dances. The traditional dancing is incredible. The food provided was pretty good (and in good quantity). Whilst the show I attended was an 8.15pm start we...More

Thank bachanelli
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this show about 13 years ago or more. We loved it and the family that went with us loved it. This time we were so excited to go we read reviews on trip advisor to build up our excitement but my husband...More

1  Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to sign up early so you can get a good seat. The seats at the tables are very low so the table top is like at your chest. If you are sitting in the back grab an extra seat cushion (they have them...More

Thank helloitsus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to Disney many times - but this was our first time at this show. I was hesitant because of all the negative reviews as well as a set of mixed reviews. My husband & I have been to Hawaii & have experienced a...More

Thank espressoself
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time at the luau. They serve a ton of food family style and unlimited beer, sangria, and non-alcoholic beverages. The table decor and food service was great. the waitress was super friendly. The show was great. They get the audience involved...More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend this show for a large group or family, not a date/dinner for two. Why? Because there's just too much food, but for $66 per person, there should be. They don't give you a choice really, as soon as you sit there's a platter...More

1  Thank Roxana C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have done this dinner show a couple of times. I always enjoyed it. The show is fun. The food is good (includes beer and wine in the price). The dinner includes chicken, ribs, Polynesian noodle salad, fresh pineapple, and coconut / pineapple bread. Please...More

1  Thank joanninct
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was probably the most disappointing experience we have ever had at/with anything Disney related. The food was served cold and tasted horrible. The show was lackluster. Perhaps if you have never been to Hawaii or the Polynesian Islands it may be of some interest,...More

Thank Trvl_Prncss
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If we have category 3 seats (using 2 credits from dining plan), can we upgrade if seats are available once we get to the show?
23 June 2017|
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Response from rjbalka | Reviewed this property |
We tried to do that when we were there a few weeks ago and we were only able to reserve cat 3. It's my understanding that with the dining plan you can only get seating in cat 2 or 3. It was a full house the night we went so... More
Jennifer M
Do you have to have Disney tickets or stay at a Disney resort to attend the luau, or can we just drive to the hotel and go to the luau like you would with any other restaurant? Thanks!
24 May 2017|
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Response from jjsdms | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to stay at a Disney property or have tickets to Disney World, but you do have to make reservations in advance, weeks ahead. It's very popular.
Can you tell me about the parking to the event. Do you park close to the show entrance ? Thanks,
5 May 2017|
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Response from Eileen P | Reviewed this property |
The parking is at the Polynesian Hotel- plenty of spaces and not that far of a walk from the parking lot to the lobby and then out the back of the hotel to the show.