Trolley Car Café Opens as Starbucks Location in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Coffee fans have another Starbucks location to visit on their next Walt Disney World vacation. The Trolley Car Cafe is now open at Disney's Hollywood Studios, serving up coffee, cupcakes, cookies, and more on the corner of Hollywood and Sunset Boulevards.

Starbucks is open at Disney's Hollywood StudiosStarbucks is open at Disney's Hollywood Studios

The story behind the Trolley Car Cafe is that it's where the Big Red Trolley Cars were housed. The theme of the Cafe is somewhat industrial with exposed pipes and light fixtures mixed in to the decor.

You'll want to check out the decor as you wait for your order. There's even a trolley car switchboard on the wall with famous California cities and landmarks listed. Maps of trolley car routes and photos of the old trolley cars are also part of the decor.

Inside the Trolley Car CafeInside the Trolley Car Cafe

The ordering queue is similar to what you'll find at the other Walt Disney World Resort Starbucks locations in Epcot and the Magic Kingdom. And the menu is full of Starbucks drinks including lattes, mochas, and even the new Flat White.

The bakery cases feature Starbucks La Boulange items in addition to some Disney favorites including the almost-world-famous Butterfinger Cupcake (but here it's called the "Chocolate Toffee Cupcake.") Our friends at the Disney Food Blog recently sampled the cupcake and reported that it is in fact the Butterfinger Cupcake from Starring Rolls, just with a different name.

Disney cupcakes at the Trolley Car CafeDisney cupcakes at the Trolley Car Cafe

The seating for the Trolley Car Cafe is non-existent inside and outside the cafe. However, guests can find seating near Min and Bill's Dockside Diner and on benches on the sidewalk.

Guests will also find Starbucks merchandise including the 'You Are Here' coffee mugs featuring icons from Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Starbucks 'You Are Here' mugs for the StudiosStarbucks 'You Are Here' mugs for the Studios

Are you excited about this new Starbucks location at the Studios? Let us know what you think in the comments.

Many thanks to our friends at the Disney Food Blog for use of their photos.


Kristen K. wrote on Sat, 02/07/2015 - 18:47:

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Looks awesome! I love that they've kept that classic Hollywood feeling with this. I was worried with Star Wars coming to take over that the whole old Hollywood vibe might start to fade away. This themeing makes my heart sing.

Elle wrote on Mon, 03/23/2015 - 23:57:

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We were at Hollywood Studios last Tuesday and stopped in to see the new Trolley Car Cafe. The theming is very nice, and they did a great job converting a children's merchandise shop into a quick service restaurant. The menu is just the same as the ones in Magic Kingdom and Epcot, and it is set similarly. It's nice to know you don't have to go off property for your Starbucks fix anymore!

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