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Reviewed by michellemiller1012 Review Date: 06/17/2019
Rating: (8) Recommended
Convenient, fast counter service restaurant to get some Tex-mex. It’s conveniently located near ToT and Rock n Roller Coaster. The food is nothing special, and it’s a little on the pricier side for a quick-service meal. A cast member there did give us a free cupcake because we had buttons on celebrating our engagement!
Pros:Location, cast member experience.
Reviewed by disfam4 Review Date: 09/27/2018
Rating: (7) Recommended
Menu has changed to a Mexican theme since the last time we ate here. I had the layered rice bowl. My husband had the empanada platter. Both tasted fine but nothing spectacular. Serving size was adequate. Seating is horrible as it serves three other counter service locations. The service was really slow getting the food.
Pros:Decent food, diverse chiice
Cons:Crowded seating area
Reviewed by snovak Review Date: 11/11/2016
Rating: (9) Recommended
Ate here Oct 27th for lunch. We ordered the baked potato with beef. VERY good...the potato was huge, with a large dollop of sour cream on top. The beef was tender and very lean. First time eating here, and we will be back. The only negative is the outdoor seating....you have to not be afraid to ask someone if you can share their table, they are hard to come by.
Reviewed by tgsmithsr Review Date: 08/27/2016
Rating: (3) Not Recommended
I ate here a couple of years ago when it first opened, and I had a barbecue slaw dog that was excellent. So I was looking forward to having another one when I went back again last week and braved the outdoor seating. The temperature that evening was still over 90 degrees, even at dusk when we went to eat, so that was no small matter. Unfortunately, FF no longer serves the BBQ slaw dog, but having made the trek down there, we went ahead and each ordered a chili cheese dog. The dog itself was awesome, weighing about a pound, but the chili was greasy and mediocre and the bun was stale. We wound up just eating the dog. Even if they get some indoor seating with A/C, I don't think we'll be going back. Note: the BBQ slaw dog migrated to Casey's in the MK, and I HIGHLY recommend that.
Pros:1 lb. hot dog
Cons:Chili, bun, outdoor seating with no A/C
Reviewed by LISAE Review Date: 08/10/2016
Rating: (10) Recommended
Other than the very busy seating in August there was nothing else we would change about this meal.
We ordered ribs which came with corn on the cob, a chicken and rib platter (also with corn on the cob) and a loaded jacket potato with sour cream, cheese and chives.
The cupcakes were Minnie-type with cute little bows on top. I am not a huge fan of cupcakes and these were a little sweet for my taste but otherwise very nice. The entrees were outstanding and made a nice change from usual theme park offerings.
Pros:great ribs and loaded potatoes
Reviewed by ars0525 Review Date: 04/11/2016
Rating: (8) Recommended
We looked at the several places on the corner area & picked Rosie's although what we got is available at Fairfax Fare as well.
4/9 @ 7:30pm, 2 adults, no DDP, each ordered the kids turkey sandwich. Got fries & apple slices & Sprite. The Darth Vader cupcake looked cool, but was too pricey for me. It was a nice light dinner while we waited for the fireworks. Seating was nice although we had to wander 5 minutes to find some. If you walk over to the side heading out towards the park entrance, there is more seating away from where you order (it seems people clump in those areas). I can see how this place quickly becomes a madhouse in prime time as people hold tables or won't share.
Pros:Rosie's All American Cafe
Reviewed by cmoranski Review Date: 11/21/2015
Rating: (1) Not Recommended
Due to construction, it was the only choice between that and the turkey leg stand. Everything had either barbeque sauce or chili on it. Although I knew better, I ordered the bacon cheeseburger,the only option. Ice cold, left funny aftertaste. Whoever orders hamburger product for the studios food service has never tasted it. Homemade potato chips were tooth breaking hard. You order at window, turn around and try to get into pickup line two feet away. Very confusing to who is in what line. The cast member were the best part of lunch
Pros:Friendly cast members
Reviewed by nick6300 Review Date: 09/11/2014
Rating: (6) Recommended
This has been rated the worst quick service at HS by Allears members primarily for the long waiting, ordering system, and partially due to food quality. On 9/6 we ordered the chicken/ribs which comes with beans/slaw at 130, right after a 1pm Beauty show. The confusing ordering system that was mentioned in other reviews was nonexistent. We ordered directly at the counter as you would expect, and no one was line! Maybe they do the weird ordering system during peak season, I'm not sure. We got our food immediately, because like other Disney quick service, they ramped up orders in anticipation of lunch crowds. I'm one of the least picky eaters I know, and I eat just about anything. So a 6 rating from me is reflective that the meal was edible, but that I probably would pick just about any quick service at HS over this one. The chicken/ribs, while not bad, was far from what you'd find at an average sit-down restaurant (think a notch below Applebee's). The ribs weren't super tender but still tasty, the chicken was alright. You can get packaged BBQ sauce but there was enough on the meat. The very small sides of beans and slaw were ok, not great. The meal was luke warm from sitting out. You can get the banana pudding with wafers or vanillia cake with custard. We got the latter, and it was a mistake. It came in a small 4 in deep jar, half filled, but it had gone bad from being old. anyway. I think if you paid for this meal outside the dining plan it's around $16, which I'd much rather get the burger at Rosie's next door, and we didn't order a single burger during the entire 8 day trip.
Pros:Ribs, along w/ Sunset Blvd restaurants: open the latest
Reviewed by Dfan79 Review Date: 05/22/2014
Rating: (5) Recommended
I wanted to go to Tolucaâ€™s to get a Turkey Leg on my 2nd day, but it was closed. Luckily for me it said on a sign in one of the windows that I could get one at Fairfax Faire. This is of course another Kiosk thatâ€™s also in the Sunset Ranch area adjacent to Sunset Boulevard. Fairfax was only a short distance away from Toluca so I didnâ€˜t mind walking over to it. I went right when lunch began at 11 am so the line wasnâ€™t that long at all. In fact there was only one small family in front of me bickering back and forth.
Iâ€™ve been hearing for years how great the Turkey Legs are on Disney Specials, Documentaries and Youtube Videos. Its gotten so famous that they even have Turkey Leg T-shirts in some of the stores. So I was very excited to finally get my a chance to bite into one. I knew after the first bite though that it wasnâ€™t that good. Iâ€™m not sure if I built it up too much beforehand, but I was really disappointed by it. People have acted like it is a drug that theyâ€™d sell their first born for, but I truthfully wouldnâ€™t even want to try it again. Iâ€™ll be kind and say it was OK, it was juicy and spiced nice. It was just nothing to write home about. Plus strangely the leg tasted more like Ham than Turkey. I love Ham, but it wasnâ€™t what I expected when I bit into it. I had to look at it a few times to make sure it wasnâ€™t Ham. Even by sight though I couldnâ€™t tell, it was all pink inside of it just like a Ham.
With my meal I got the premade Chocolate Cake, but Iâ€™ve heard that others have been lucky enough to get a Specialty Cupcake here. I wasnâ€™t as fortunate though and was stuck with the same old cake that they serve everywhere. They must have a factory full of these and the Carrot Cakes.
Thereâ€™s plenty of outdoor seating in the area in back of the Fairfax and Turkey Leg kiosks, but they are outside in the florida heat. One good thing about the seating area though was that we had it all to ourselves. Itâ€™s like many people didnâ€™t even know it was there. Either that or they decided to eat at one of the much better indoor Counter Services.
Pros:OK turkey leg, Plenty of seating
Cons:Overhyped turkey leg, Outdoor Seating
Reviewed by bosslady79 Review Date: 04/03/2014
Rating: (5) Recommended
Was disappointed they were out of chicken. For price, hot dog was small, and not filling for DD 10 ordering off of adult menu. Ate here 3-25