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Coral Reef Restaurant

Epcot, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL 32856
+1 407-939-3463
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Epcot, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL 32856
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked here as a special treat for my son's 7th birthday as he loves fish, both living and on his plate. We had a good table close to the tank, but overall the decor is dated and looks cheap. The meal was spoilt by...More

Thank MrsMoon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For the price it was not above a three star experience. That being said it wasn't bad. It wasn't great, but it wasn't bad. The fish was definitely frozen which came as a surprise, even though it probably shouldn't have. The calamari was enjoyed by...More

Thank Mthree
Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant is situated within the aquarium building. One wall is the glass of the aquarium so you eat lovely food while watching sharks turtles and Rays swimming past. Food was very good and was one of our table service meal plan. Great atmosphere and...More

Thank Jackie D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The restaurant lobby is beautiful but the inside reminds me of a cruise ship dining room and I thought it would be nicer some how. Almost all tables have a pretty good view of the aquarium, which is nice. My boyfriend had the seafood scampi,...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Coral Reef is always a must visit when we are in Disney. This trip was a special trip with one of my son's and myself. Our server was adequate, he failed to ask if we were part of the Disney Dining plan, our drinks...More

Thank Tahna E
Reviewed 5 days ago

We dined at the Coral Reef for our 30 anniversary. Unfortunately we can't remember our servers name. It was an excellent evening though.

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Coral Reef September 29th, 2016. We were especially looking forward to this restaurant as our then 2 year old daughter loved fish tanks. Getting reservations for this place was difficult, since we had a party of 6. The only reservation we were able...More

Thank Rose G
Reviewed 1 week ago

While we did enjoy the food portion sizes were a bit small. Steak was really flavouful grilled to perfection however mashed potatoes were cool. We made reservations online well in advance, however we were made to wait to obtain a table for 15 to 20...More

1  Thank Janice M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate diner, I had the pork chop and my wife had shrimp and crab cakes. All were prepared perfectly. I would recommend making reservatons as it is very crowded. We sat next to the aquarium perfect view service was great

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service was good. Food arrived at table hot. Choice of menu items for both adults and kids. Most items are seafood based. It seams a little odd to eat seafood while watching fish swim by in the large aquarium that makes up one...More

Thank Brian M
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visiting Disney during Halloween week. I looked to reserve and that time is greyed out. Is it too early or is this restaurant not open then?
19 April 2017|
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Response from sscardino1179 | Reviewed this property |
hi! its actually too early if you have your disney dinning plan you can only reserve reservation 60 days in advance. =)
I planned on visiting the restaurant in late May early June and I was wondering if more choices would be added to the menu, not a lot on the menu to choose from.
20 March 2017|
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Response from Julia O | Reviewed this property |
I've dined at Coral Reef since it opened, and I never recall it having a particularly big menu. If you need a variation on a menu item, or something not on the menu, you can always request to speak with the chef. The last... More
Is this restaurant inside the park or one of the hotels?
10 January 2017|
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Response from Mister R | Reviewed this property |
Located in the Living Seas Pavilion in Epcot. Proceed to the right when approaching the Pavillion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Epcot, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL 32856
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-939-3463
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  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World (requires admission)
Coral Reef Restaurant, located at The Seas with Nemo & Friends Pavilion at Epcot theme park serves scrumptious seafood for lunch and dinner surrounded by stunning underwater views of the Caribbean Coral Reef. Dine on grilled mahi mahi, pan-seared flounder and other seafood favorites, as well as New York strip steak, grilled chicken and vegetable strudel. All the while, look out on the largest inland saltwater environment ever built— containing 85 different species of tropical fish. Between the delicious food and the extraordinary view, the Coral Reef provides a fascinating and memorable dining experience.