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The Boathouse

4.8
4.8
10560 Reviews
$31 to $50
American

Enjoy upscale, family-friendly waterfront dining featuring spectacular floating artwork: dream boats from the 30’s, 40’s & 50’s. Immerse yourself both on land and on water with live music, guided tours aboard the Captain’s piloted Italian Water Taxi, as well as guided Amphicar rides. Enter the water with a splash, while you go for a 20 minute tour of the landmarks of Disney Springs. This incredible culinary experience is showcased in an expansive restaurant with three distinctive bars, including The Dock Bar, built over the water. The BOATHOUSE is managed by the internationally renowned and award winning Gibsons Restaurant Group, celebrated for exceptional food and extraordinary service. Delight in our gourmet menu served daily until 2 a.m. featuring steaks, chops, fresh seafood and our raw bar.

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Booked 129 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    American

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–4:00 pm Sat, Sun 10:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (407) 939-2628

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Robert B. Getchell II

  • Neighborhood

    Lake Buena Vista

  • Cross street

    Hotel Plaza Blvd.

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access

Popular dishes

Menu

Raw Bar

  • Oysters on the Half Shell*

    Gibsons Bombay Cocktail Sauce, Cucumber Mignonette

    • ea.$3.50
    • ea.$4.00
  • Maine Lobster Cocktail Claws

    Chilled, with Chipotle Tarter Sauce (3-5 claws per 1/2 lb)

    • 1/2lb$20.00
  • Wild Caught Sea of Cortez Shrimp

    Gibsons Bombay Cocktail Sauce

    • ea.$4.00
  • Yellowfin Tuna Poke*$16.50

    Avocado, Mango, Soy Lime Vinaigrette

    • Jumbo Lump Crab and Avocado$15.00

      Tarragon Remoulade

      Launch

      • Maine Lobster Bisque

        • Bowl$12.00
        • Cup$8.00
      • Duo Dips and Chips$8.50

        Pimento Cheese, Fresh Salsa Roja, White Corn Tortilla Chips

        • Peel and Eat Key West Shrimp 1/2 Pound$16.00

          Served Hot with Drawn Butter and Cocktail Sauce

          • Hoisin Chili Calamari$18.00

            Bell Peppers, Jalapeño, Serrano Chili

            • Firecracker Shrimp$16.00

              Sriracha Mayo, Serrano Chilis and Sweet Peppers

              • Hand Breaded Coconut Shrimp$18.00

                Served with Orange Chili Sauce

                • Steamed Florida Clams$16.50

                  Garlic Butter, White Wine, Garlic Crostini

                  Field Day Salads

                  • The Wedge$13.00

                    Iceberg, Heirloom Tomatoes, Red Onions, Blue Cheese Dressing, Chopped Bacon

                    • Classic Caesar$8.00

                      Traditional Dressing, Grana Padano Cheese, Fresh Croutons

                      • The Chopped$15.00

                        Romaine-Iceberg Blend, Grilled Chicken Breast, Genoa Salami, Tomato, Olives, Red Onions, Pepperoncini, Smoked Mozzarella, Chopped Bacon, Artichoke Hearts, Herb Vinaigrette

                        • Garden$8.00

                          Romaine-Iceberg Blend, Grape Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Herb Vinaigrette

                          Salad Enhancements

                          • NY Strip Steak$10.00

                            • Salmon*$9.00

                              • Jumbo Lump Crab$10.00

                                • Grilled Shrimp

                                  • ea.$2.50
                                • Grilled Chicken Breast$4.00

                                  • Maine Lobster Meat$10.00

                                    Dock Side Classics

                                    with fresh cut fries

                                    • Grilled Mahi Tacos$22.00

                                      Shaved Cabbage, Salsa Roja, Mexican Crema

                                      • Cape Elizabeth Cracked Lobster$39.50

                                        Shell-on Tail and Claws, Red Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, Boathouse Seasoning

                                        • Jumbo Lump Crab Cake$25.00

                                          Coleslaw, Chipotle, Tarter Sauce

                                          Market Fresh Fish

                                          • Coriander Seared Ahi Tuna*$33.00

                                            Blistered Shishito Peppers, Soy Lime Vinaigrette, Wasabi Mayo, Sriracha

                                            • Gulf of Mexico Red Grouper*$35.00

                                              Sunburst Squash, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Potatoes, Smoked Tomato Vinaigrette

                                              • Cedar Planked Kvaroy Arctic Salmon*$29.50

                                                Baby Kale, Green Beans, New Potatoes, Grape Tomatoes, Lemon Vinaigrette

                                                Sandwiches

                                                with fresh cut fries

                                                • Classic Cheese Burger*$18.00

                                                  BOATHOUSE Custom Grind, Tomato, Onion, Lettuce

                                                  • Gibsons "Sandwich King" Award Winning Burger*$20.00

                                                    Crispy Cherry Peppers, Jalapeño Havarti, Spiced Mayo, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion

                                                    • Grilled Fresh Mahi Sandwich$24.00

                                                      Lettuce, Tomato, Chipotle Tartar Sauce

                                                      • Maine Style Lobster Roll$29.50

                                                        Fresh Whole Maine Lobster, Lemon-Chive Dressing, Butter-Toasted Split Top Bun

                                                        • "Yacht Club" Club$17.50

                                                          Roasted Turkey Breast, Cucumber, Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado, Chipotle Honey Mayo, Swiss Cheese, Multigrain Bread

                                                          • Filet Mignon Sliders* Two Sliders$14.00

                                                            Maitre D' Butter

                                                            Sea & Shore

                                                            • Maine Lobster Tail Oscar$49.50

                                                              8oz Tail, Asparagus, Jumbo Lump Crab, Bearnaise Sauce, Parsley Potatoes

                                                              • Shrimp & Andouille Mac'n Cheese$24.50

                                                                Bay Shrimp, Smoked Sausage, and Pipette Pasta in Spicy Cheddar Beer Sauce

                                                                • Add Maine Lobster Meat$34.50
                                                              • Pasta with Vegetables and Pesto Cream$19.00

                                                                Butternut Squash, Trumpet Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Baby Spinach

                                                                • Roasted Green Circle Airline Chicken Breast$24.00

                                                                  Baby Kale, Green Beans, New Potatoes, Grape Tomatoes, Lemon Vinaigrette

                                                                  Gibsons Heritage Steaks

                                                                  • NY Steak* & Fries$31.50

                                                                    Maitre d' Butter, Pearl Onions, Roasted Garlic

                                                                    • Filet Mignon*$49.50

                                                                      • Petite Filet Mignon*$39.50

                                                                        • New York Strip*$48.50

                                                                          • Porterhouse*$55.00

                                                                            Steak Enhancements

                                                                            • Maine Lobster Tail$35.00

                                                                              8 OZ With Drawn Butter

                                                                              • Oscar Style$15.00

                                                                                Asparagus, Jumbo Lump Crab, Bearnaise Sauce

                                                                                • Lobster Oscar$15.00

                                                                                  Asparagus, Lobster Meat, Bearnaise Sauce

                                                                                  • Roasted Garlic Cloves$2.50

                                                                                    Maitre d' Butter

                                                                                    • Bearnaise Sauce$2.50

                                                                                      Sides to Share

                                                                                      • Fresh Cut Fries$7.00

                                                                                        • Truffle Fries$10.00

                                                                                          Lemon Aioli

                                                                                          • Baked Potato$8.00

                                                                                            • Mac' N Cheese$12.00

                                                                                              Merkts Wisconsin Cheddar Cheese Sauce

                                                                                              • Grilled Asparagus$12.00

                                                                                                Hollandaise

                                                                                                • Shishito Peppers$9.00

                                                                                                  Tossed with Soy Lime Vinaigrette, Wasabi Mayo

                                                                                                  Last updated: February 2, 2022

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                                                                                                  4.8
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                                                                                                  • 4.7Food
                                                                                                  • 4.8Service
                                                                                                  • 4.8Ambience
                                                                                                  • 4.4Value

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                                                                                                    Detroit

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                                                                                                    Anniversary

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                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

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                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined 2 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                    Boathouse was great. Our server Jimbo was great! It was a little hot on the inside but food, service, drinks, and overall ambiance was great!

                                                                                                  3. OT

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                                                                                                    Brighton

                                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined 2 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    This was our first time dining at The Boathouse and can’t wait to return. Our server Eduardo made it extra special making my mum and dads birthday celebration all the more magical.

                                                                                                  4. M

                                                                                                    Moi2016

                                                                                                    Tampa

                                                                                                    18 reviews

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    18 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Excellent truffle fries! Duck Duck Razz (?) drink delicious

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 1 day ago

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed the Truffle Fries and Duck Duck Razz. We hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  5. SJ

                                                                                                    ShaneJ

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                    overall4food5service5ambience3

                                                                                                    Was there on Saturday and they had someone singing and playing piano for brunch. It was very loud and you had to almost yell for your waitress to hear you. Piano and singer is played through speakers so only halfway quiet area was if you was seated outside. I will go back but not on a Saturday or Sunday morning during brunch hours.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 1 day ago

                                                                                                    Thank you Shane for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and made note about the volume of the piano players. You can always request one of our back rooms or outside if you are not in the mood for the dueling pianos Brunch. We hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  6. MM

                                                                                                    MandM

                                                                                                    Orlando

                                                                                                    52 reviews

                                                                                                    vip
                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    52 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Another great and consistent experience today. Alex, our server, anticipated our needs and was superb! Thank you!

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 1 day ago

                                                                                                    Thank you Mand for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed the service from Alex. We hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  7. EK

                                                                                                    EricK

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Always a great experience Love everything here and will be back soon!0

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 1 day ago

                                                                                                    Thank you Eric! We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

                                                                                                  8. OT

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                                                                                                    Pittsburgh

                                                                                                    12 reviews

                                                                                                    vip
                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    12 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Excellent service

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 1 day ago

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate us and provide feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  9. OT

                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                    Nashville

                                                                                                    6 reviews

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    6 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Saturday Brunch on the deck overlooking the lake. Service was good and the food was great.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 1 day ago

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear that you enjoyed our Brunch service. We hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  10. OT

                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                    Charleston

                                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    We always enjoy eating at The Boathouse. The food and service are always great.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 1 day ago

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service during your visit. We hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  11. OT

                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                    New England

                                                                                                    10 reviews

                                                                                                    vip
                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    10 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Been trying to get to this place for a few trips, but its always been booked. Good place, and Savannah, our server was top notch.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 3 days ago

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed the service from Savannah, we will share this with her. We hope you join us again on your next trip to Disney Springs!

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                                                                                                    TimO

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Our server was absolutely amazing. She made our experience great.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 1 day ago

                                                                                                    Thank you Time for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  13. SJ

                                                                                                    SavaJava

                                                                                                    Richmond

                                                                                                    22 reviews

                                                                                                    vip
                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    22 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined 5 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    We arrived early for our reservation; no problem; went directly to our table. Dena took our order and everything was prepared just as we liked....meat med rare and fries well done. We have been several times to the Boathouse always a great dinning experience.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 3 days ago

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service from Dena, we will share with her. We hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  14. RJ

                                                                                                    RobertJ

                                                                                                    Washington DC

                                                                                                    26 reviews

                                                                                                    vip
                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    26 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined 5 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Boathouse is awesome. The ambiance is great. A nautical theme, that is really fun. The menu is really varied and the food is excellent. My daughter has several serious food allergies, and our they handled the situation like pros, and made us feel comfortable and welcome. The waiter first went over the allergies with us and then the manager came over to discuss them again to make sure that everything was handled properly and safely. Really top not service and we were very impressed and happy. This is one of the best, if not THE best, restaurant in Disney Springs.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 3 days ago

                                                                                                    Thank you Robert for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and we always make sure to take all allergies seriously and accommodate our customers needs so they have plenty of dining options while visiting with us. We are glad that you had an enjoyable experience and we hope you join us again on your next trip to Disney Springs!

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                                                                                                    golfputz

                                                                                                    Naples

                                                                                                    7 reviews

                                                                                                    3.0

                                                                                                    7 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined 5 days ago

                                                                                                    overall3food1service4ambience3

                                                                                                    Raw food. Mgt. took care of bill

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                                                                                                    DaeS

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    3.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined 6 days ago

                                                                                                    overall3food1service4ambience3

                                                                                                    The food was expensive as to be expected but I was expecting to be blown away . I was so disappointed the food was nothing spectacular it was not seasoned or even tasty the vegetables was room temperature the salmon was fresh but again very blend the Mac n cheese was basic the coconut shrimp wore average but I will say the lobster bisque was pretty good. The decor is dated but still a pretty nice space my sever was nice but when I told her I didn’t like the Mac n cheese I wasn’t given an option to switch. I was just disappointed as this was my first time to Disney spring and going to the boathouse so I was expecting something magical.

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                                                                                                    Nascargirl

                                                                                                    Orlando

                                                                                                    33 reviews

                                                                                                    vip
                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    33 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                                                    We were seated immediately upon checking in. Our server JC brought us water and asked if we had scanned the QRS code to bring up the menu. The internet was downed and we asked for paper menus. He did forget to bring them. When he came back to take our order, we had to remind him we were waiting on the menu's. The drinks came out really fast. The grouper there was fantastic. The other person in our party had the boathouse cheeseburger. It came with fries, but she upgraded to the truffle fries. They were awesome. We had the strawberry shortcake for dessert. It was fantastic We always love have dinner here.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 3 days ago

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and we have made note about the QR code/ paper menu issue. Otherwise we are happy to hear that you enjoyed our food options and experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

                                                                                                  18. OT

                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                    Philadelphia

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                    My husband and I were visiting on our babymoon (vacation before baby comes) and spent our first night dining at The Boathouse. I ordered the Maine lobster tail and he ordered the crab cake. Both entrees were absolutely fabulous. My lobster and sides were seasoned and cooked to perfection. Our server was also very engaging and made us laugh a lot! I'm so glad I was able to get a reservation to such a busy place. We really had a fantastic evening!

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 6 days ago

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate us and provide feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service during your vacation and we hope you join us again on your next trip!

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                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Every item was exceptional and served with expertise! Awesome experience and highly recommend!

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 3 days ago

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  20. OT

                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                    Memphis/West TN

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Great meal with table overlooking the water

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 6 days ago

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate us and provide feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  21. OT

                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                    Cincinnati

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Coriander crusted tuna was out of this world good! A+

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 3 days ago

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate us and provide feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the Coriander Seared Tuna and we hope you come back soon to enjoy again!

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                                                                                                    eak321

                                                                                                    Orlando

                                                                                                    31 reviews

                                                                                                    vip
                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    31 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    The Boathouse is probably my favorite restaurant at Disney Springs. I love seafood, and I love the upscale-yet-casual atmosphere of the restaurant. I've been there at least half a dozen times in the past few years, probably more. I've always eaten indoors, but one of these days, I'm going to make it out to the bar area that extends out into the water because it looks so inviting and fun. The service is always excellent. This time, our server was Dan from Put-in-Bay, Ohio. He was very friendly, attentive, and we loved hearing about his hometown and now want to vacation there because it sounds so unique as an island in the middle of Lake Erie. The menu changes daily depending on the types of seafood they receive, but there are some mainstays as well. This time around, I ordered the Maine Style Lobster Roll, which Dan educated us on. It's served cold, as opposed to Connecticut lobster rolls which are served hot. Last time I was at The Boathouse, the table next to us ordered the lobster rolls, so I knew that's what I wanted this time around (if they still had them). It was large and filled with delicious lobster. I don't go crazy for lobster like some people, but I do love a really good lobster roll. This definitely fit the bill. The fries that The Boathouse serves are also amazing. They're fresh cut shoestring potatoes and have so much flavor on their own, and then I add the tableside seasoning and they become even more amazing. Hot rolls are also served with every meal, and they're always a good starter. Obviously I'll be back, since The Boathouse is usually my number one choice at Disney Springs.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 1 day ago

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and insight provided, and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We will share this with Dan and let him know how well of a job he did providing service to you during your visit. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to Disney Springs!

                                                                                                  23. OT

                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                    New England

                                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Always fabulous food, service and atmosphere! A must for every Orlando trip!!

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 6 days ago

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate us and provide feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service during your visit with us and we hope you join us again on your next trip to Orlando!

                                                                                                  24. TG

                                                                                                    ThomasG

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined on May 16, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    We have dined here many times without a problem. Food was impeccable as always and the service was awesome. We sat on the covered patio and saw some turtles and fish and the wait staff even gave us some crackers to feed them. I highly recommend it as it’s my favorite restaurant in Disney Springs!

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 6 days ago

                                                                                                    Thank you Thomas for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service during your visit. We appreciate the recommendation as well and we look forward to you joining us again on your next trip to Disney Springs!

                                                                                                  25. OT

                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                    Seattle

                                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined on May 16, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Seated fast with our reservation and the food was wonderful. Had the filet sliders which were seasoned perfectly and deliciously tender.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded on May 16, 2022

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed the Filet Mignon Sliders during your visit. We hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  26. PL

                                                                                                    PaulL

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined on May 15, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                    Lovely meal waitress was brilliant please pass on our thanks to her

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded on May 16, 2022

                                                                                                    Thank you Paul for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you join us again on your next trip to Disney Springs!

                                                                                                  27. OT

                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    1.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined on May 15, 2022

                                                                                                    overall1food1service2ambience3

                                                                                                    The calamari was cold, the fish was dry the kids at the table next to us were out of control. The food was very over priced for the quality.

                                                                                                  28. JD

                                                                                                    JoellD

                                                                                                    Nashville

                                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Addition every time we come to Orlando this is where we eat! Seems top-notch the service is amazing. It’s a don’t miss!

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded on May 16, 2022

                                                                                                    Thank you Joell for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service during your visit with us. We hope you join us again on your next trip to Disney Springs!

                                                                                                  29. ST

                                                                                                    SharonT

                                                                                                    E. Tennessee

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Excellent service and environment! My adult daughter have gluten allergy and shellfish allergy. The manager came out to talk to her to make sure she knew what to stay away from on the menu. Our server was wonderful! She even brought my daughter a gluten-free roll with cinnamon butter (since I was eating the regular yummy rolls). They also sent her out a yummy bowl of watermelon. The food was good....especially the fresh hand cut fries. We would go back, but try something different this time.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 3 days ago

                                                                                                    Thank you Sharon for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and that we were able to accommodate your daughters allergy needs. We always make sure to have options available and take all allergies seriously. We are glad that you were able to enjoy and we look forward to seeing you again!

                                                                                                  30. KZ

                                                                                                    KathyZ

                                                                                                    New York Area

                                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Excellent customer service . Our server was amazing . I greatly apologize I don’t remember his name I know it was young he shared it with us he was from New York He just gave outstanding customer service and represented the boathouse professionally and very well and I will definitely be back because I just made reservations for my son‘s birthday there

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded on May 16, 2022

                                                                                                    Thank you Kathy for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed the service during your visit with us. We look forward to seeing you again to celebrate your son's birthday!

                                                                                                  31. T

                                                                                                    Tami

                                                                                                    Des Moines

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Great service! Great food! Sat inside due to rain. Would definitely go back and hopefully sit outside!

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded on May 15, 2022

                                                                                                    Thank you Tami for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service during your visit with us. We hope you join us again and can experience the outdoor seating!

                                                                                                  32. T

                                                                                                    Taffybear

                                                                                                    West Palm Beach

                                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined on May 13, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Excellent meal. The lobster rolls were delicious. We can't wait to return!

                                                                                                  33. OT

                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                    West Palm Beach

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    vip
                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined on May 13, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Anniversary dinner, we requested Marcus as our server , he is the best

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded on May 15, 2022

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate us and provide feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the service from Marcus while celebrating your Anniversary. We will share this with him and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

                                                                                                  34. KM

                                                                                                    KathareneM

                                                                                                    Dallas

                                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined on May 13, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Never disappoints!

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded on May 15, 2022

                                                                                                    Thank you Katharene! We are happy to hear and thank you for taking the time to rate us and provide feedback. We look forward to seeing you again!

                                                                                                  35. OT

                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined on May 13, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Place is fabulous! Our waitress was excellent as well as the food!

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded on May 15, 2022

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service during your visit with us. We hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  36. JC

                                                                                                    JennyC

                                                                                                    Chicago

                                                                                                    143 reviews

                                                                                                    vip
                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    143 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined on May 13, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Food and service was excellent. Anytime we are in Orlando, it’s a must stop at Boathouse. My party had the firecracker shrimp, oysters Rockefeller (not on the menu, but the chef will make them), wedge salad and the lump crab cake. It was so good!! Highly recommend.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded on May 15, 2022

                                                                                                    Thank you Jenny for taking the time to rate and review us. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service during your visit with us. We look forward to you joining us again on your next trip to Orlando!

                                                                                                  37. SL

                                                                                                    StevenL

                                                                                                    Charlotte

                                                                                                    10 reviews

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    10 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined on May 12, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                    Regardless of the "why" you can't go wrong with this place. Great food and the best staff in Disney Springs.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded 3 days ago

                                                                                                    Thank you Steven for taking the time to rate us and provide feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service during your visit with us. We hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  38. OT

                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                    Pinehurst

                                                                                                    6 reviews

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    6 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined on May 12, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Great food and great service — Dani was lovely!

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded on May 15, 2022

                                                                                                    Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service from Dani, we will share this with her. We hope you join us again soon!

                                                                                                  39. HP

                                                                                                    HopeP

                                                                                                    Orlando

                                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                                    Dined on May 12, 2022

                                                                                                    overall4food3service5ambience5

                                                                                                    Burgers not done correctly, fries not hot, calamari over done. Management did compensate for the mistakes.

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded on May 15, 2022

                                                                                                    Thank you Hope for taking the time to rate us and provide feedback. We are sorry to hear you had issues with the food but that management was able to correct for you. We hope you join us again.

                                                                                                  40. BA

                                                                                                    BillyAldred

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                    Dined on May 12, 2022

                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                    The boathouse is one of my all time favorite restaurants in Orlando! Such good food and the service is always absolutely amazing! Sat on the deck overlooking the lake / river .. absolutely perfect waiter and waitress could not have done enough! Highly recommend visiting if In the area! Best place to eat in Disney springs without a doubt!

                                                                                                    The BoathouseResponded on May 15, 2022

                                                                                                    Thank you Billy for taking the time to rate and review us on our social media outlets. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service during your visit. We hope you join us again soon!

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                                                                                                  Google Map for The Boathouse

                                                                                                  1620 East Buena Vista Drive Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

                                                                                                  Additional information

                                                                                                  • Cross street

                                                                                                    Hotel Plaza Blvd.

                                                                                                  • Neighborhood

                                                                                                    Lake Buena Vista

                                                                                                  • Hours of operation

                                                                                                    Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–4:00 pm Sat, Sun 10:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:30 pm

                                                                                                  • Cuisines

                                                                                                    American

                                                                                                  • Dining style

                                                                                                    Casual Elegant

                                                                                                  • Dress code

                                                                                                    Smart Casual

                                                                                                  • Parking details

                                                                                                    Public Lot

                                                                                                  • Payment options

                                                                                                    AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                  • Executive chef

                                                                                                    Robert B. Getchell II

                                                                                                  • Additional

                                                                                                    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access

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