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Trader Sam's Grog Grotto

Magic Kingdom Resort Area

Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

Polynesian Cuisine

Casual Dining, Unique/Themed Dining, Lounges

$ ($14.99 and under per adult) More Information

Dining Plans Not Accepted

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  • May Remain in Wheelchair/ECV

You grotto check out this tropical tiki bar that captures the romance of the South Seas through unique food and drinks.

Chicken pork banh mi sliders garnished with cilantro and peppers, and served atop a porcelain plate

An Island Oasis Named After a Famous Friend

Head in to this tranquil hideaway for an enchanting evening packed with fantastic fun and delightful surprises. Explore the whimsically themed lounge—overrun with ancient artifacts and exotic treasures—or set sail for the open-air Tiki Terrace for a relaxing sip or nibble under the starry sky, complete with the melodious sounds of live Hawaiian-themed musical entertainment.

Does the name Trader Sam sound familiar? If you’re a long-time Disney fan, it should. Trader Sam is the legendary “head” salesman who offers you a hard-to-pass-up deal—2 of his heads for 1 of yours—at the conclusion of Jungle Cruise in Magic Kingdom park. Don’t worry! You’ll get an equally great deal—without losing your head—at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto.

Tucked away under the lush fronds of swaying palm trees, Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto is conveniently located steps away from the lavish lobby of the Disney's Polynesian Village Resort and it’s the perfect place to unwind after a day at the theme parks, dinner at 'Ohana or the dynamic Disney's Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show.

Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto welcomes the whole family—including children—from opening until 8:00 PM. After 8:00 PM, only Guests 21 years of age or older may visit.

Headhunter Sushi Roll featuring pink rice and salmon, and served with wasabi, ginger and soy sauce

Volcanic Eruptions of Flavor

Enjoy a refreshing, handcrafted cocktail or a tasty bite to eat that is sure to satisfy your thirst for adventure.

Delicious cocktails unique to Walt Disney World Resort include the Polynesian Pearl, Nautilus, Castaway Crush, Tahitian Torch and the Dark & Tropical Stormy. Longing for one of your favorite libations from Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar at the Disneyland Resort in California? Well, your ship has come in! Making the trek to Florida are classic concoction like the Krakatoa Punch, Uh Oa!, HippopotoMai-Tai and Shrunken Zombie Head. To prove to your friends that you visited the grotto, you can even order your cocktail served in a collectible, Disney-exclusive tiki mug.

If you’d prefer something that reminds you of civilization, the finest beer and wine are also available. Plus, be sure to try the inventive, alcohol-free cocktails like the Schweitzer Fall and Skipper Sipper.

Hungry for a taste of the island lifestyle? Order a sharable feast to fill the wind in your outrigger sails. Sample Hawaiian poke, sushi rolls, salmon oshizushi, corn-battered Portuguese sausage, kalua pork tacos, pan-fried dumplings, chicken lettuce cups with hoisin ginger sauce or the signature bánh mì sliders—made with a savory combination of roasted chicken and pork pâté.

Once you’ve tasted the menu, you’ll swear that Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto must be enchanted by island magic!

Trader Sam's Grog Grotto

4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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  • For assistance with your Walt Disney World visit, please call (407) 939-5277.
  • 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM Eastern Time. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.
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