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Old 02-23-2012, 06:17 AM   #271
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Just made a reservation for 1PM on Monday. First time using open tables. Worked easily enough. Have never eaten at Maythos before and looking forward to it. Have a vegan g/f and it's refreshing to see a menu that goes out of way to point out vegan options, a definite rarity in theme park world.
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Old 02-23-2012, 12:49 PM   #272
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the menu changed to an asian flair oct 11 last year.

are you saying it has changed again?

not sure about a kids menu for the dinner hour.
call the hotel and ask for more info about that.

i'm very disappointed on the menu that went into effect last year.
i ate there the night before the change over.
going to miss many of the past dishes.

as of now, there are only 2 dishes i would consider to have at Island on this year's trip.
they were on it in the past and glad they carried them over.

if the menu at Island does not suit you, check out the menu at The Kitchen at hrh.
great food over there....

if you do that, call and see when the characters will be at that restaurant in case you take a pass for Islands.
The Islands menu hasn't changed again....I just haven't heard any review of the new Asian Flair style menu yet. It is a definite no if there isn't a children's menu for dinner there though.

Definitely looking into the Kitchen...just wanted to do the character meal on our arrival evening/birthday celebration. Thanks!
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Old 02-23-2012, 01:05 PM   #273
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The Islands menu hasn't changed again....I just haven't heard any review of the new Asian Flair style menu yet. It is a definite no if there isn't a children's menu for dinner there though.

Definitely looking into the Kitchen...just wanted to do the character meal on our arrival evening/birthday celebration. Thanks!
My adult son and girlfriend were there and loved it. They thought the food was great.

The Islands has a special kids' area for dinner. Here is the write-up.

The Islands Dining Room experience isn't just for adults. We have a special dining room designed for our youngest guests, with kiddie-sized tables and chairs, a flat-screen TV playing cartoons, a Bali-style play area and Fisher Price toys. There's even a bed where sleepy little diners can relax and watch TV. Of course, the menu features all the kid-friendly favorites, like hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, pizza and chicken tenders. There are even a few options for the more health-conscious kids.
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Old 02-25-2012, 03:31 PM   #274
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Yes, you can book most Universal restaurants on opentable.com

Not sure exactly how far in advance you can book.
We have booked all our table-service with Open Table just the other day. We will be staying the week before Easter and wanted to get them in early since it will be so crowded. My friend did it for all of us, she said it was very easy with OpenTable.
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What is 'The Islands'?
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Old 02-25-2012, 07:48 PM   #276
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What is 'The Islands'?
Royal Pacific Resort - The Islands Dining Room is a restaurant in that hotel.
http://www.universalorlando.com/Hote...ning-Room.aspx
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Old 02-27-2012, 06:17 PM   #277
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I can now officially say I will be Universal bound this year, looks like mid September now but could be early May

The restaurants I am looking at for our group of 10 (8 Dev. Disabled ) are:-

Bubba Gumps
Pasatamore
NBA
Finnegans
Mythos
Three Broom sticks
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I can now officially say I will be Universal bound this year, looks like mid September now but could be early May

The restaurants I am looking at for our group of 10 (8 Dev. Disabled ) are:-

Bubba Gumps
Pasatamore
NBA
Finnegans
Mythos
Three Broom sticks
Would love your thoughts suggestions etc
I've never had good luck with Pastamore. Perhaps add Margaritaville?
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NBA City is really good too.

check out their menu.
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I've never had good luck with Pastamore. Perhaps add Margaritaville?
Their menu may not be good for the "8" I will check it out again !!!I always try to make sure something basic like a Hamburger is offered !! I have known some of them to order Burgers everytime
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NBA City is really good too.

check out their menu.
Yes that is on my list !!
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Their menu may not be good for the "8" I will check it out again !!!I always try to make sure something basic like a Hamburger is offered !! I have known some of them to order Burgers everytime
Margaritaville has the famous Cheeseburgers In Paradise cheeseburgers!
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Just want to say THANK YOU SO MUCH for putting this together. I am a seasoned WDW but headed to Universal for the first time in May.

I was lost as far as food, should we get the all day dining deal, how to make reservations etc.

But, your info was a HUGE help. I am sure it took a while to get together and just wanted to say thank you!
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refillable mugs

I noticed the picture with the refillable mugs that it said buy 2 get 1 free. Is it buy 2 refillable mugs get 1 free? And, if so, is it all the time?

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I noticed the picture with the refillable mugs that it said buy 2 get 1 free. Is it buy 2 refillable mugs get 1 free? And, if so, is it all the time?

Thanks!

That deal is still on.
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