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Old 05-05-2015, 09:20 AM   #1
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Tell me about this - Rebel Hangar: a Star Wars Lounge experience

I saw a mention of the on the Touring Plans chat yesterday and snagged an ADR for our trip, but I never heard of it before. Any info? What is the food like. We will have 7 people, 3 who are kids -- they are kinda picky eaters. Will there be things for them to eat?

Hate to hold an ADR if this isn't something we would enjoy.
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'Rebel Hangar - A Star Wars Lounge Experience' coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios Star Wars Weekends

It's something new for this year so you'll have to keep an eye out for reviews after it actually starts.
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Thanks for the link, CinderAbby. If the actual experience is as fun as the names for the food, it ought to be a hit.

However, as the Backlot Express is a favorite lunch haunt of mine (gluten-free buffalo chicken strips!), I'm hoping that it's still going to be serving its usual menu and clientele.

Does anyone know if the Backlot Express is going to vanish when the proposed changes to that area of the park are finished?
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It's something new for this year so you'll have to keep an eye out for reviews after it actually starts.
Thanks for the link, it did provide a little more that I knew. Guess we will have to wait until the SWW begins to get more information.
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Holy cow that looks cool!!! Sure wish I was gonna be there during SWW! Is it a flat fee/buffet type of thing or do you order individually? Wasn't sure since I couldn't find any prices.
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If you scroll down to the comments section, someone asked this and the answer was

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menu items range between $5.49 and and $16.99.
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Maybe it's a good think I'm not going, then, becasue it would put a hurting on my wallet. I would want to buy one of everything! Well, not the hummus - shudder - hate it!
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. . .I would want to buy one of everything! Well, not the hummus - shudder - hate it!
I am not a big fan either. Hope someone goes this weekend and reports back.
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I am confused...is this just a menu change for the Star Wars weekend? If so, why do you need an ADR?
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I am confused...is this just a menu change for the Star Wars weekend? If so, why do you need an ADR?
My thinking is so that they can have a good idea of how much food they will need for the event. From what I've read it seems these offerings won't be available to just a regular guest. I'm connfused though as to whether the entire restaurant is getting closed for those hours or if only a portion is going to be closed off and the rest still open to those not participating in the Rebel Hange experience.
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I read in the comments in that link that part of the seating area will be blocked off for the Rebel hangar dining (think to the left when you walk in) and the rest will be regular Backlot Express dining.

Edit: see post #399 = http://forums.wdwmagic.com/threads/s...893789/page-20
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Nothing available while we will be there! Looks like a neat idea...
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COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW: “Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience!” Offers Surprises in Quality and Atmosphere | WDW News Today

Here's the first review I've seen
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