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The Most Romantic Spots at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Do you want to add some Hollywood magic to your Valentine’s Day? There’s plenty of romantic spots at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, despite the park’s action-packed, movie magic theme. With a little creativity, and some help from us, you can spark your own Hollywood happily ever after. Here’s the most romantic spots at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

  • Brown Derby Restaurant and Lounge
  • BaseLine Taphouse
  • Mama Melrose’s Restaurante
  • PizzeRizzo – just trust us
  • Echo Lake
  • Sunset Boulevard

One of the classiest restaurants inside any Disney World theme park is The Hollywood Brown Derby. The ambiance is Hollywood’s golden age, and the service is usually top notch. If you’d prefer something a little more casual then The Brown Derby Lounge is a great option, with outdoor seating and a light menu, with great cocktails. The Lounge has limited hours ever since the July 2020 reopening, so keep that in mind.

Brown Derby Dining Room
Brown Derby Exterior at Dusk

Another great outdoor spot for a round of drinks and light bites to match, is BaseLine Taphouse. This modern, stylish spot is located near Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge. You can grab a round of craft beer, wine on tap, or a few cocktails on tap. The food is perfect for nibbling and socializing. The Bossa Nova-style music is a fun soundtrack for conversation and people watching.

BaseLine Tap House Outdoor Seating

One of my personal favorite Walt Disney World restaurants is Mama Melrose’s Restaurante. This quirky Italian restaurant has fantastic appetizers, flatbread pizzas, and hearty entrees. And, who doesn’t think Italian food is romantic? Share a bottle of wine and stare into each other’s eyes as the smell of rustic Italian food wafts over the air.

Mama Melrose’s Mushroom Flatbread – Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Okay so this next spot is definitely not romantic in the traditional sense, but if your relationship is built on a great sense of humor then stop in to PizzeRizzo. The food is not Earth-shattering, but if the upstairs “banquet hall” room is open, it’s worth at least ordering a cannoli to split to take some prom-style photos together.

Holiday Cannoli at PizzeRizzo

Besides fun and romantic dining spots, Hollywood Studios has a few scenic areas that may lead to an epic movie style kiss. Echo Lake is a charming spot with sparkling water, dazzling lights, and a giant dinosaur shaped ice cream counter. It is near the center of the park and a great spot to grab a seat on a bench and relax together for a little bit.

Echo Lake in the Evening
Echo Lake in the Evening

Sunset Boulevard leads to Tower of Terror and Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster, and while that in itself does not sound all that romantic, hear me out. The music that plays on Sunset Boulevard is big band jazz and 1930s love songs. Grab an ice cream cone from Hollywood Scoops or a cupcake from Trolley Car Café, find a bench, and enjoy a sweet moment together.

Sunset Boulevard at Dusk

Do you have a favorite romantic spot at Hollywood Studios? What would you add to our list?

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Born and raised in the land of sunshine and dreams come true, Dani is a proud Orlando Native who loves sharing her hometown with others. She's worked in nearly all of Orlando's theme parks, on board Disney Cruise Line, and in hotel management. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @thisfloridalife