“A Warehouse of Good Eating” is the motto at Backlot Express, which is decorated with movie memorabilia and props from classic Hollywood films.
Backlot Express offers classic counter service entrees: hot dogs, chicken nuggets, and cheeseburgers, as well as several healthier options. Seating for this quick service restaurant is plentiful with shelter from the sun and inclement weather via a large overhead warehouse roof. Vegetarians can enjoy the grilled vegetable sandwich, while children have the choice of chicken nuggets or meaty macaroni.
The large palm trees, movie props, and theming makes guests feel like they are in a real Hollywood backlot ready for their close-up! Backlot Express is located closest to Star Tours and the Epic Stunt Theater (or the ‘Indiana Jones Stunt Show’ as some may call it).
Service: Counter Service
Type of Food: American
Location: Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Disney Dining Plan: Yes, Counter Service Credit & Snack items
Tables in Wonderland: No
Official Disney Menu
Backlot Express Menu
Counter service staples like cheeseburgers, chicken nuggets, and hot dogs. Sandwiches include a grilled vegetable sandwich featuring mushrooms, red peppers, zucchini, tomato, watercress, and cheese on a toasted roll; or a grilled turkey and cheese topped with arugula and red peppers. For dessert, choose from marble cheesecake or strawberry parfait. Children are offered meaty macaroni or chicken nuggets with the choice of two sides. A variety of beers, soft drinks, and hot beverages are also on the menu.
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- Because of its location and large seating capacity, Backlot Express is popular and can get quite busy during peak meal times.
- Take time to stroll around and look at all of the props in the different backlot rooms — many have been used in real films!
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