Backlot Express | Disney World

Last Updated on: April 20th, 2024

Backlot Express is a quick-service restaurant located at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park at Walt Disney World. The restaurant features a variety of American food options.

Backlot Express Disney World

The menu at Backlot Express features a variety of dishes, including burgers, sandwiches, and salads. There are also vegetarian and gluten-free options available. Some of the most popular items include the Royal Guard Burger, the Galactic Salad, and the Chicken Breast Nuggets.

Backlot Express features a Hollywood studio design with decor inspired by popular movies and TV shows. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and accepts both cash and credit cards. It is a popular dining destination for guests visiting Hollywood Studios and is located near the park’s Star Tours attraction. The restaurant also features outdoor seating with views of the park’s Echo Lake.

Fun Facts

  • Backlot Express is a quick-service restaurant located in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, offering a variety of American and international cuisine options.
  • The restaurant is designed with a Hollywood movie studio theme, featuring decor that includes movie posters, props, and set pieces, providing a cinematic atmosphere for guests.
  • One of the unique features of Backlot Express is its extensive menu, which includes burgers, sandwiches, salads, and even a plant-based burger for vegetarians.
  • The restaurant often features special Star Wars-themed menu items, including the popular “Dark Side Chicken and Waffles,” making it a favorite dining spot for Star Wars fans.
  • Backlot Express offers both indoor and outdoor seating, and its location near several popular attractions in the park makes it a convenient choice for a quick and satisfying meal during a day at Hollywood Studios.

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