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Old 07-13-2013, 04:53 PM   #766
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Could you suggest some of the good places to eat. We want to try Bubba Gumps and Three Broomsticks. We've never eaten at these places and hope they're o.k. Any other suggestions for in the parks or the hotels themselves. Thanks
We love Mythos, Confiscos Grille ( both in IOA) .At resorts we LOVE Mama Dellas at Portofino Bay
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Old 07-14-2013, 03:52 PM   #767
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Not sure if anyone's posted this but here's all CityWalk Orlando table service restaurants, sorted by TripAdvisor ranking. CityWalk's restaurant lineup apparently hasn't changed all that much since it opened in 1999...it will be interesting to see how they decide to compete with Disney Springs.

1. Bubba Gump #103 * * * *
2. Hard Rock Cafe #151 * * * *
3. Margaritaville #157 * * * *
4. Emeril's #273 * * * *
5. Bob Marley #309 * * * *
6. Latin Quarter #404 * * * *
7. Pat O'Brien's #455 * * * *
8. NASCAR Sports Grille #508 * * * 1/2
9. NBA City #799 * * * 1/2
10. Pastamore #919 * * *

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Old 07-14-2013, 10:37 PM   #768
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first visit / restaurants?

While on our WDW visit in first week of January, gonna take a day to visit Universal....so excited, never been there! I know that there's a lot there, so going through all the rides, shows, etc. to figure out what we want to do and not to miss. It's gonna be a long day between both parks, so gonna make the most of it. What's a good restaurant/food choice while we're there?
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Old 07-14-2013, 11:42 PM   #769
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I think Mythos in IOA is probably the most memorable place you could visit, not sure how the food is (although I've heard good things!) because I haven't eaten there in years, but the inside is incredible.. like you're inside a whimsical cave. At USF, Finnigan's is really good.. it's a Irish restaurant/pub that looks like it's right out of NYC.

If you're big Harry Potter fans, The Three Broomsticks restaurant is a must.

There are great food options in CityWalk as well.. Margaritaville and Hard Rock Cafe are my favorites.
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Old 07-15-2013, 12:27 AM   #770
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i think mythos in ioa is probably the most memorable place you could visit, not sure how the food is (although i've heard good things!) because i haven't eaten there in years, but the inside is incredible.. Like you're inside a whimsical cave. At usf, finnigan's is really good.. It's a irish restaurant/pub that looks like it's right out of nyc.

If you're big harry potter fans, the three broomsticks restaurant is a must.

There are great food options in citywalk as well.. Margaritaville and hard rock cafe are my favorites.
this exactly!
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Old 07-15-2013, 02:41 AM   #771
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Mythos in IOA has some of the best food and unique atmosphere
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Old 07-15-2013, 04:36 AM   #772
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Moving to the food sticky.
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Old 07-18-2013, 02:59 PM   #773
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Could you suggest some of the good places to eat. We want to try Bubba Gumps and Three Broomsticks. We've never eaten at these places and hope they're o.k. Any other suggestions for in the parks or the hotels themselves. Thanks
Love both of these places! We were just there this week and went to both of them. I was surprised that no soft drinks are served at Three Broomsticks.
Bubba Gumps is lots of fun, but very loud. We had a hard time hearing our friends who were sitting across the table. Our waitress was wonderful! The food is great.
Three Broomsticks is more expensive than I would expect for counter service. The food was okay. You really go more for the experience, which really wasn't that great for me. I wouldn't go again. Check....done that
I saw on the boards where everyone was raving about Mythos, so we gave it a try. My daughter said it felt like eating in a cave. We had a great waiter, the food was great, and prices weren't bad at all. In fact, our meal for three people was more expensive at Three Broomsticks than Mythos....and we even ordered desserts at Mythos and did not at Three Broomsticks.
We had fun eating at Krusty Burger, too. Lots of options for everyone. It's like a small food court.
Also, if you have a NASCAR fan in the family, try the NASCAR restaurant. I'm not a fan, but my husband is. I was pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. Huge portions and great food.
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:24 PM   #774
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Another food question?

Has anyone eaten paleo at Universal? How did it go?

Where would you suggest I go for gluten and grain free, sugar free, dairy free?
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:29 PM   #775
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Has anyone eaten paleo at Universal? How did it go?

Where would you suggest I go for gluten and grain free, sugar free, dairy free?

I don't think it's gonna be easy! My main plan is to get my daughter a double cheeseburger with fries and eat one of her meat patties...

You can also get cups of fruit at some locations, as well as salad. I think I'll be living on those three options during our 4 days at Universal.

Monsters Cafe appears to have a rotisserie chicken plate with mashed potatoes and broccoli, but I'm not sure if the chicken has a sugary sauce on it - that's something I've been meaning to ask about. If not, I may get that (and ask them to hold the potatoes).
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Dining with food allergies

DH and I are bringing the kids to WDW/UO in August 2014. This will be their first UO experience. Our boys have severe food allergies (I already know WDW is great with allergies) how is UO?
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from what i have read on the darkside forums, they are good also.


you can get more info by contacting guest services.

they are up to date on advising you for your families food allery needs.
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I just spent 3 days at the Universal parks with 2 people with corn allergy. Just about anything can have corn sweetener, corn starch or corn meal so we asked on everything. The workers were very eager to help, some places had 3 ring binders of ingredients, some places chefs talked to us. The info is there but you have to initiate all questions and then the right person to answer you has to be located. We had dinner at Mythos one night and the dishes were adapted for our situation where they could be. Strangely, we found out that the Butterbeer liquid portion had no corn product but the foam on top did.
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Strangely, we found out that the Butterbeer liquid portion had no corn product but the foam on top did.
Do you , by any chance, happen to remember if there's dairy in it or cross contamination with any nuts?

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What is an absolute must for foodies?
Also what is the best bars, clubs and lounges onsite?
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