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View Poll Results: Cosmic Rays or Columbia Harbour House?

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  • Cosmic Rays

    36 43.37%
  • Columbia Harbour House

    47 56.63%
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    Question Cosmic Rays or Columbia Harbour House?

    We ate at Cosmic Ray's 7 years ago and DH didn't enjoy the experience (plus we didn't know the two different sides offered two different menus).

    Since then, we've always gone to Columbia Harbour House.

    I'm curious about Cosmic Rays for our up coming trip.

    Which is your preference and why?
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    If the act is performing, I get a kick out of Cosmic Ray's. Since it has three sides to order, we can generally find something that everyone will like (unlike the Noodle Station, which sadly doesn't even have any noodles!!!).

    Frankly, we've never eaten at the Columbia Harbor House, but as I look at their menu online, I'm pretty sure I'd get tired of the chicken and fish. Cosmic Ray's has standard fare (burgers, hotdogs, pulled pork, chicken, (no fish), salads, veggie stuff, etc.).

    We might eat once in a while at Columbia Harbor House for fish, but usually Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe, even though bigger it's more open, too, and not too bad.

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    Columbia for us. The food's good, it's mostly the atmosphere that makes it a must for us. We like that you can always find a seat in the upstairs section and it's not crowded. We find it to be a little more quiet that the other places to eat. If you get a seat by the window upstairs it's a great place to people watch while eating.
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    We eat at Columbia Harbor House once each trip...either fish or a wrap...the food is good and we enjoy sitting upstairs (where it is much quieter) at one of the little out of the way tables by a window.
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    CHH all the way, though we ate at both last time.

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    On our last few trips we started eating at CHH. We enjoyed eating upstairs, really nice if you can get a table by a window.
    We also eat at Cosmic rays every trip. I think both places are good choices.

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    Although the show at Cosmic Rays is cute, I love Columbia Harbor House. Seriously the best tuna ever. I like sitting upstairs near a window. and watch everything going on outside.
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    Thanks for this post, we are planning to give CHH a try for the first time in January and my DH just doesn't think we will find anything good to eat.
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    We want to give CHH a try next trip too. We've eaten at Cosmic Ray's, love the show, and most of the food was ok to good - except the ribs!! They were terrible.

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    CHH for us too. I like the menu better, even though its more limited, and the food quality seems slightly better than CR. I like the upstairs with the subtle nods to the Haunted Mansion. I guess if we had four kids and everyone wanted something different CR would be better, but for my wife and myself CHH is much better.
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    For the food, I would choose Columbia Harbour House, although DW and I like the salads at Cosmic Ray's. They are big enough to split between us. For entertainment, especially if you have little ones, Cosmic Ray's would be more fun.
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    Cosmic Rays...three bays of different food, a great fixing's bar and Sonny Eclipse. IT'S ALL GOOD!

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    We usually do both when at WDW but find that we like Columbia Harbor House more...it's not as much of a zoo as Cosmic Rays....they even have traffic control CM's there now...restricting how you can enter. And even though it's fish and chicken....the fried shrimp is good and you can't beat those seats upstairs....reminds we of the seats overlooking IASM from Pinochio's.
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    Cosmic Ray's has three different "ports", depending on what you want to eat (burgers, sandwiches, chicken). Plus, and this is a big plus, Sonny Eclipse is a favorite of my kids. I can't imagine a trip without seeing him.
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    I've never eaten at Columbia Harbor House, but I don't much care for the seafaring flavor of food.

    We've enjoyed eating at Cosmic Rays, mostly for the entertainment.
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    We've done 'em both and while I like Cosmic Rays, I love Columbia Harbor House...fish n chips....WOW !!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ms. Mode View Post
    Thanks for this post, we are planning to give CHH a try for the first time in January and my DH just doesn't think we will find anything good to eat.
    We've been there for the past 3 years, and they just added the shrimp basket last year - YUM! Also, their apple cobbler is different than the standard cookie or chocolate cake.

    Thanks to everyone for your votes! I guess we'll stay at CHH for our trip!
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    1) Cosmic Ray's used to be our favorite CS.
    2) But, with the bun change, forget it.
    . . . new multi-grain buns
    . . . they fall apart in your hands when dry
    . . . they crumble in your hands with grease absorbed
    3) Now, we take Harbour House.
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    Oops. I think I voted for cosmic rays. I HATE cosmic rays! I try to avoid it whenever possible. I love the lighthouse sandwich from CHH. I go there and get my sandwich while the fam orders from pecos bill.
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