Eat it up! Our list of the top dinner shows in Orlando, Florida.
We all know that Orlando, FL, is America’s mecca of entertainment. And when you need to stop to refuel with dinner, the entertainment doesn’t have to stop! We’ve cooked up a smorgasbord of dinner shows in Orlando that will give you a good taste of what this town has to offer in the dinner theater scene.
Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show, 8267 International Drive
This longest-running mystery dinner theater in Orlando combines comedy and intrigue – and you could be chosen for the cameo role! You’ll spend 2 ½ hours in one of the three theatres at this venue, which is where a comedy mystery plot will unfold, clues are revealed and your dinner table needs to solve the crime; prizes are awarded to the most successful sleuths! Throughout the fun improv comedy show, you’ll also be fed a fresh greens salad, dinner rolls, crackers and cheese, cold hors d’oeuvres, along with a choice of entrée (including honey-glazed Cornish game hen with herbed stuffing, prime rib, lasagna and steamed veggies), and a mystery dessert.
Pirates Dinner Adventure, 6400 Carrier Drive
Arrgh you ready to experience a pirate’s life? This family-friendly pirate dinner show in Orlando will seat you to set sail with the Pirates Dinner Adventure-Orlando cast of swashbuckling actors, divers and acrobats, which will entertain you with swordfights, songs, cannon blasts, pyrotechnics and thrills from the pirate ship’s deck to high above the 300,000-gallon indoor lagoon. You may even get the chance to play an actual role in the comedy, romance and action between Captain Sebastian the Black and his renegades versus Benjamin Blue and Princess Anita – oh, and some sea dragons. All the while, you’ll enjoy the hearty Port of Call Feast of a Caesar salad, tomato bisque soup, grilled chicken, pasta or salmon entrée, and layered mousse cake dessert.
The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show, WonderWorks, 9067 International Drive
What better venue to host the Outta Control Magic Dinner Show than the upside down WonderWorks manor? This one-of-a-kind experience features magic, comedy and full-time audience interaction, led by the highly entertaining Tony Brent, who will have you laughing and amazed. To complement the high-energy show, expect a dinner of unlimited, hand-tossed cheese and pepperoni pizza, salad, beer, wine, soda and dessert.
Disney’s Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
Aloha from this dinner and show experience in Orlando that features Polynesian dancers, drummers and fire-knife performers in the resort’s open-air theater in Luau Cove! The plot follows Auntie Wini, who is hosting a luau to say farewell to one of the local girls headed to the mainland for college and includes dances from Tahiti, Samoa, Tonga, New Zealand and Hawaii. And the luau is not only about the show, it’s also about the dinner, which features pulled pork, Polynesian ribs, roasted chicken, vegetables, fresh salad with ginger lime dressing and a pineapple-coconut guava cake dessert. A kids’ menu, plus soft drinks, beer, wine and rum punch are also available.
Capone’s Dinner & Show, 4740 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee
The year is 1931, and you’ll be entering Gangland Chicago by way of a three-knock password into an ice cream parlor that houses/hides mobsters and gorgeous dames, including Miss Jewel, Al’s gal and emcee for the evening. Capone’s Dinner & Show-Orlando is a dinner show created for the entire family, with songs, dances, surprises and a gangster shootout. Expect to get involved in the show’s standup comedy action, as audience interaction is standard. Also expect to fill up on a delicious buffet that includes popular Italian-American dishes, a salad bar, hot meat carving station, dessert and unlimited beverages (including alcohol).
Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theatre, 9191 International Drive
For an unpredictable dinner and show in Orlando, take a front-row seat at The Improv, where you’ll be served loads of laughs on-stage from some of the biggest names in comedy and a full dinner menu throughout the show, including appetizers, entrees, desserts and cocktails. For an upgrade, there’s also a dinner package option that includes preferred seating, a side salad and a choice of one item from the menu.
Mango’s Tropical Cafe, 8126 International Drive
Get caught up in a tropical journey through the Caribbean at Mango’s Tropical Café. It won’t be difficult to be transported to paradise in this beautiful 55,000 square foot venue. Open since 2015, this Orlando dinner and show has entertained tourists and locals alike with its resident live band that cranks out everything from salsa to bachata, and reggae to pop, along with Mango’s talented, nationally televised dancers. Dinner is inspired by classic Latin American cuisine. After the show, stay for any of Mango’s Late Night Bites.
ROCK Dinner Show, 6362 International Drive
Rock out at this new Vegas-style dinner and entertainment show that features music from some of the most iconic rock and pop artists of all time, including Elvis, Michael Jackson, Prince and more, along with dancers and aerialists. The family-friendly experience will also satisfy your appetite, with a dinner menu created by renowned chef Russell T. Booth, including a wedge salad, choice of scallopini of chicken, braised short ribs, or vegan pasta primavera, and chocolate mousse/cupcake dessert.
Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue, The Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
Settle in for some good ol’fashioned family fun at this two-hour dinner show that’s a rousing medley of skits, vaudeville comedy, Wild West dancing, and song standards. As soon as the Pioneer Hall Players hit the stage, you’ll be clapping along. You’ll also be chowing down on all-you-can-eat buckets of fried chicken and smoked barbecue pork ribs, plus a tossed salad, baked beans, cornbread and a strawberry shortcake dessert. Unlimited draft beer, wine and sangria are included for adults.
Caribbean Carnaval, Universal Orlando Resort
Island hop through the Caribbean with the talented Universal cast that will sing and dance to the colorful sounds of the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad. You may even join in on the limbo or conga line! But you’ll also want to take a seat and take in the delicious buffet that’s inspired by the islands, including salads like the pinto bean and shrimp salad, green banana and yucca escabeche, mojo-roasted suckling pig, a coconut-pineapple brioche carving roll, ropa vieja, shredded beef, tomato and sweet plantain hot pot, Caribbean rum cake and much more.
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, 4510 W. Vine St., Kissimmee
Prepare to be amazed by the bravery, chivalry and honor of the Medieval Times in this wildly popular dinner show in the Kissimmee Castle. You’ll witness expert horsemanship, falconry, and a dramatic plot that involves royalty and fearless knights that culminates into an epic joust. Adding to the excitement is your delicious four-course meal of roasted chicken, ribs and potatoes that you’ll eat sans silverware (to keep it authentic).
After all of that dinner and entertainment, recharge back at your Orlando vacation rental so you can hit all the family entertainment hard again tomorrow!