Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto (Disney World)
Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto Description
Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto is a restaurant at the Polynesian Resort in Walt Disney World.
Head in to this tranquil hideaway for an enchanting evening packed with fantastic fun and delightful surprises. Explore the whimsically themed lounge—overrun with ancient artifacts and exotic treasures—or set sail for the open-air Tiki Terrace for a relaxing sip or nibble under the starry sky, complete with the melodious sounds of live Hawaiian-themed musical entertainment.
Does the name Trader Sam sound familiar? If you’re a long-time Disney fan, it should. Trader Sam is the legendary “head” salesman who offers you a hard-to-pass-up deal—2 of his heads for 1 of yours—at the conclusion of Jungle Cruise in Magic Kingdom park. Don’t worry! You’ll get an equally great deal—without losing your head—at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto.
Tucked away under the lush fronds of swaying palm trees, Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto is conveniently located steps away from the lavish lobby of the Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort and it’s the perfect place to unwind after a day at the theme parks, dinner at ‘Ohana or the dynamic Disney’s Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show.
Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto welcomes the whole family—including children—from opening until 8:00 PM. After 8:00 PM, only Guests 21 years of age or older may visit. (source)