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The Wave… of American Flavors

4600 N World Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
+1 407-939-3463
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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07:30 - 21:00All hours
American, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
4600 N World Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem on Disney property! We ate the Crab Cakes, Cesar salad, and dessert plate. The freshly baked bread was amazing. They locally source the foods, and change the menu every few months. Our server was friendly and very helpful, they also...More

1  Thank aking83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chef Baker aced it again. The braised ribs was amazing, it fell part with a slight touch of my fork. The flavour was outstanding. The Creme Brule' was perfect. I will be back again next year to try another dish. Excellent dishes, keep up the...More

1  Thank Safechoice2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First stay at BLT. Our server was Maribeth and she was wonderful. 4 adults and one 3 year old after long early flights to get here. Not very busy. Loved the atmosphere. 3 year old was very happy with steak kabob. We enjoyed burgers and...More

Thank Sprout211
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner tonight to celebrate my moms birthday. I can’t say enough good things about this place. Our server Clint was awesome he knew the menu inside and out and his descriptions were spot on he was attentive and not overbearing and had...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at The Wave many years ago and we were just not that impressed. We made a last-minute reservation with no trouble and we were very impressed. I am a vegetarian and my husband is a pescetarian - and we both were able to...More

1  Thank Melissa_October
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is not long -- or perhaps I should say that it is limited in scope -- but, they are accommodating. I really wanted a burger -- not on the menu -- and the server said we can do that. Yay! Nice wine selection...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have stayed at the contemporary many many times and have never even considered dining at The Wave b/c of the location - seems sooo boring (and it sort of is). But we were looking for convenience on NYE and it met that requirement. As...More

Thank BeckhamDC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for breakfast before heading to Epcot, because we wanted to eat on the monorail line for easy access to the park. The restaurant is a nice, tucked away spot in the Contemporary and our server was amazing...but we weren’t really wowed by...More

Thank SammyKS14
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We have eaten at the Wave a few times and are never disappointed. For our times there we have went with and without reservations and always seated promptly with great service. The Harvest Salad is fabulous as we always get it and pair it with...More

Thank caseynicole79
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Kudos to Ebber and Dan for playing along while we celebrated Lolitas birthday tonight. My last night in Disney and we were enjoying a bit of fun!

Thank Mike N
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Maureen W
10 January 2018|
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Response from Thomas C | Reviewed this property |
One buffet at the wave was $23 per person when we went last fall, but remember they also accept the Disney Dining Plan. Just one meal credit per person can get you either a buffet or an entrée off the menu. We ate off the... More
2 May 2017|
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Response from mary68gary | Reviewed this property |
I would give it 5 stars. It tends to be overshadowed by the gourmet restaurant on the top floor, but it really excellent. The filet mignon was so tender you could cut it with your fork, the salad was so good we asked for... More
Heather H
11 January 2017|
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Response from Ping1965 | Reviewed this property |
No, but if you ask the waiter, they will allow you to go upstairs to the 4th floor to watch it, they will hold your table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4600 N World Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-939-3463
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World
The Wave...of American Flavors at Disney's Contemporary Resort is a casual restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Here, you can enjoy American-style dishes with international flavors, healthy dining options and trendy cocktails.BreakfastChoose from a la carte breakfast options or a bountiful buffet and enjoy a delicious start to your day at The Wave...of American Flavors. The a la carte menu features traditional American breakfast fare, like egg dishes, Muesli and Omega Berry Smoothies. For a speedier dining experience, the breakfast buffet is sure to satisfy your appetite. Savor all-you-care-to-enjoy servings of breakfast favorites, including eggs Benedict, cheese grits, sweet potato pancakes, Mickey waffles, house-made granola and more.LunchFor lunch, light eaters can choose from chilled Laughing Bird citrus-marinated shrimp, lump crab-Florida rock shrimp cakes with cucumber tomato salsa, crispy salads, or a delicious vegetarian wrap with seasonal vegetables and fajita-seasoned tofu. And for the heartier eater, the menu includes a classic Reuben sandwich, and a bison burger served with salsa verde and a 3-cheese spread.DinnerEvenings bring distinctive dinners that combine American and world flavors, such as a sustainable fish selection paired with corn and edamame (soybean) stew and cilantro chutney, grilled beef tenderloin with shallot butter, potato gateau and summer ratatouille, or naturally raised, oven-roasted chicken with locally sourced seasonal vegetables.Refreshing BeveragesEnjoy the featured trendy cocktails for Guests 21 years of age or older, like the Mudslide Martini (Baileys® Irish Cream, vanilla vodka, Kahlua® liqueur and vanilla ice cream) or the Antioxidant Cocktail (wild berry vodka, black raspberry liqueur, acai and other juices). Delight in sparkling wines from Tasmania, Rieslings from South Australia, floral New Wave whites from Argentina, Pinot Gris from Oregon and Pinot Noirs from New Zealand, along with certified organic beers from Orlando Brewing Company.DessertsTop it all off with The Wave...of American Flavors' signature dessert trios. Choose from New York-style cheesecake with house-made seasonal fruit compote, white chocolate crème brulee with raspberry macaroon, olive oil-infused chocolate truffle mousse with salted caramel sauce and more!Whether you're seeking imaginative desserts, classic breakfast favorites or international fusion cuisine, this restaurant delivers a variety of delectable dining experiences. Walk through the brushed steel arch ""tunnel"" into The Wave...of American Flavors and find out what culinary treats await you!
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