Planet Hollywood Observatory in Disney Springs opened today


  • Photo via Walt Disney World
After much anticipation, the Planet Hollywood Observatory in Disney Springs opened today.

It's been over a year since the Planet Hollywood Observatory began renovations to create the four-story restaurant and entertainment facility.
Food Network celebrity chef Guy Fieri had a hand in designing the menu, offering up a multitude of extreme burgers and sandwich creations such as the "Mayor of Flavortown," a pastrami sandwich with "donkey sauce" on a pretzel bun, the "Tatted Up Turkey," a turkey burger with smoked gouda and a "Bird is the Word" fried chicken sandwich to name a few.

Along with the diverse menu, the Observatory also serves up craft cocktails and beers along with a museum full of Hollywood memorabilia and movies it will play throughout the night.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.