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Old 07-15-2011, 09:00 AM   #121
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I'll add my praises too! Great job, Damo!!

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Me too !! My Free trip next year is already being planned for where to eat thanks to Damo!! On my list are, Finnigan's, Mythos, Bubba Gumps for sure still picking and choosing !! We will have 4 nights there and I wont be paying !!!But I have to be reasonable plus make sure hamburgers are on the menu !!
For good burgers, I suggest either Margaritaville or Hard Rock Cafe!
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Old 07-15-2011, 09:38 AM   #122
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For good burgers, I suggest either Margaritaville or Hard Rock Cafe!
Bula Bar at RPR has great burgers too.
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Old 07-15-2011, 10:46 AM   #123
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Bula Bar at RPR has great burgers too.
Out of all of the times I've stayed at RPR, I've never eaten there. That's the bar by the pool?
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Old 07-15-2011, 10:57 AM   #124
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Out of all of the times I've stayed at RPR, I've never eaten there. That's the bar by the pool?
Yes. Their salads are really good too!
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:31 PM   #125
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Bula Bar at RPR has great burgers too.
Oh my goodness, Yes they are fantastic.........I always forget to recommend this place but it is so good

Portions are excellent too, but one of the tastiest burgers DH and I had.

Cocktails are nice too


I agree Thank you Damo for this thread, I love reading it
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Old 07-15-2011, 11:54 PM   #126
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ETA: just read the veggie note on page 1 from Chef Bob....Not helpful but I'll live...maybe it's a joke and I just don't get it.
I agree. That Chef sounds like he's on drugs or something. "...also have turkey legs that are just smoked..." Oh, well, in that case!

Universal really needs to work on their vegetarian/vegan options. There needs to be at least one meatless entree at at least half of the restaurants. It's really not so hard to have a pasta dish without meatballs or a cream sauce, which is what's holding back many of the restaurants. It's not like it takes extra work to make something vegetarian/vegan. In fact, it requires less since you're leaving things out. I would never expect tofu or faux meats in the parks, but some hearty vegetable-heavy meals would be a welcome addition to the iceberg lettuce salads and fruit cups. There's only one place in either park you can even get a veggie burger (which, compared to most theme parks, is amazing on it's own.. but when you're competing against Disney in this case, it's downright embarrassing).
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Old 07-16-2011, 08:45 AM   #127
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I agree. That Chef sounds like he's on drugs or something. "...also have turkey legs that are just smoked..." Oh, well, in that case!

Universal really needs to work on their vegetarian/vegan options. There needs to be at least one meatless entree at at least half of the restaurants. It's really not so hard to have a pasta dish without meatballs or a cream sauce, which is what's holding back many of the restaurants. It's not like it takes extra work to make something vegetarian/vegan. In fact, it requires less since you're leaving things out. I would never expect tofu or faux meats in the parks, but some hearty vegetable-heavy meals would be a welcome addition to the iceberg lettuce salads and fruit cups. There's only one place in either park you can even get a veggie burger (which, compared to most theme parks, is amazing on it's own.. but when you're competing against Disney in this case, it's downright embarrassing).
That note from Chef Bob was for someone else with a specific allergy. I only put that info in there so people can use his phone number and get a feel for how helpful he can be -- I didn't think people would figure he thought smoked meats were vegetarian. I'll edit it since it seems to be misleading and annoying people.

I hope that people that are unhappy with the food choices at Universal let them know. If there doesn't seem to be a large demand for vegetarian/vegan/gluten free/etc., I don't think they will change their offerings.

I've gone through the menus and picked out the obvious vegetarian choices without salads and fries and snacks or those foods that you can ask to have the meat left off and posted them on the first page. If anyone sees any that I've missed or are not actually vegetarian, please let me know and I'll edit. I also have not added anything that you can omit the meat from.

I've looked through this site about Disney veggie dining.... http://allears.net/din/vegcsparks.htm http://allears.net/din/vegtsparks.htm and really don't see much difference between Universal and Disney (Epcot only has one counter service with a veggie burger as does Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom..Magic Kingdom only has two places).

Similar to Disney, most of the table service places at Universal will alter their dishes to make them vegetarian for you.

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I have seen that Confisco's has a Spiderman character breakfast. How would I go about booking that? Thanks!
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I have seen that Confisco's has a Spiderman character breakfast. How would I go about booking that? Thanks!
Call 407-224-4012 for prices and reservations.
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Old 08-02-2011, 12:46 PM   #131
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Thanks Damo

It never ceases to amaze me that wonderful people such as Damo will find all these jpegs (or take them) and post them all so that normal folk like me can save hours of time by just clicking on the links.

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Thanks guys! I've gotten so much help from this board that it is nice to be able to give some back.
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Is the meal deal worth the price and how many restaurants actually take part in the meal deal?
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Is the meal deal worth the price and how many restaurants actually take part in the meal deal?
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No it's not worth it...unless you have people in your party who like to eat all day. There are only three restaurants in each park that participate and except for Louie's at the Studios, there are much better places you can try.
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