Where to eat at Universal Orlando including menus...UPDATED REGULARLY

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  1. jnoble82

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    Going to IOA on Halloween. I love pizza. Its kind of sad. What is the best place for me to go (in the park or on CityWalk)? I only eat cheese pizza (picky eater, what else can I say!) If you think one of the hotels is better, how easy is it to get to the hotels and can anyone eat there?
     
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  3. schumigirl

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    In the parks Louie`s Pizza in The Studios is amazing, my son eats the cheese pizza and loves it......he only eats cheese pizza and would thoroughly recommend it :thumbsup2 We love the pepperoni and the garden are both delicious too.

    Sal`s at PBH is good too and very easy to get too either walking or the boats from the centre of Citywalk. And yes anyone can eat in any of the hotels.
     
  4. minnie4me

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    so, I am nervous about our food options at US, I've tried to find updated menus, but had little luck, even their own website seems outdated. We are used to WDW, eating in nicer table service restaurants, with ressies made months in advance. We have been to Universal a few years ago, ate at Mythos, but menu looks totally different. Same with Tchoup Tchoup (I think i misspelled). We are staying at HRH and hitting each park one day. Our son will just have turned 10, so I am not sure a character meal is necessary unless it is super heroes.
    Any help from Universal experts is greatly appreciated.
     
  5. damo

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    The menus in the first page are all updated. There are also polls on the first page with people's favourites in the parks, hotels and Citywalk.
     
  6. nebo

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    Question: I hope this wasn't covered in the previous 28 pages I didn't read yet, but last time we were at Pat O'brians, they had a two for Tuesday deal on, which ALSO included appetizers,,, yes, a great deal, we made a meall out of them. Does anybody know if they still do that there?
     
  7. jcapizzi

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    Yup, they sure do! Every Tuesday!
     
  8. dancs1985

    dancs1985 Earning My Ears

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    I talked to Universal Guest Services and they said that you can use the blue Meal Deal mugs to get refills whenever you come back to Universal Studios as long as you purchase a Meal Deal.
     
  9. Tink3815

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    Wanting to know if you can add the plan for just 1 day of a 3-day ticket. Not sure if I want to eat counter service for the entire visit. Are the participating restaurants close to each other, in case one person wants something than the other? Has anyone ever shared the plan?

    Thanks
     
  10. macraven

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    if you are talking about the meal deal, you can buy that for one day.
    you can buy it while in the park or in advance.


    the meal deal has nothing to do with park ticket purchasing.

    you need a park ticket to enter the park and once in the park can buy the meal deal.
     
  11. englishrose47

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    I am so loving this thread now I am a VET!!!!:rotfl2:I actually can give an oppinion !!!!:thumbsup2 Thanks to you guys my first trip was great !! I am going again in April with the family, Daughtert was sooo jealous she wouldn't wait till our next Disney trip and squeeze in a day, we are going for 3 nights and stay off site , renting a car etc !! So I am sure Iwill be looking for off sight dining !!!
     
  12. damo

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    As of today, International Food Festival, is not operational. It has been replaced with Monster's Cafe on the Meal Deal list. Rumours are that this is going to become part of the Simpsons area, possibly rethemed to Krusty Burgers and Moe's Tavern.
     
  13. turtlechick6

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    So we leave in 2 weeks for Universal and IOA. I have a peanut allergic son and a picky eater on top of it. I am not feeling great about our prospects as I checked their websites and could not find menus online or much about it.

    I plan on bringing a simple lunch with us that I can pack so at least one meal is covered. Also snacks. But at least one meal a day will need to be bought in the parks. I would rather not feed them pizza every night but that is one thing I know they will eat and is usually peanut free.

    They also love grilled cheese sandwiches and pasta. Any tips?
     
  14. damo

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    Did you check out the menus on the first page? There is some information about who to contact with your questions.
     
  15. johde

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    Damo - Thanks for the great information. I tried Mythos for the first time on my last trip and I'm considering heading out for more table service options this trip. They just don't seem that much more expensive than counter service offerings.

    I'm going on a solo trip Jan 4-6 and wondered if I'd need reservations for Mythos and possible Flannigans? When I went to Mythos for lunch last time, it was September and Harry Potter wasn't open yet and I could walk right in no problem.
     
  16. damo

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    The first couple of weeks in January have been really busy the last couple of years. I'd make a reservation for Mythos just to be safe. Finnegan's is probably okay but it is quite a small place.
     
  17. dancs1985

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    Since Monsters Cafe is closed to be refurbished into a Transformers themed restaurant, which restaurant will it be replaced by on the Meal Deal?
     
  18. cheryljill

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    These boards (and this thread in particular) have been so helpful in our planning for an upcoming IoA trip! Hoping someone will be able to clarify something for me. We are going to be in IoA on Dec. 25th (wish us luck!) and a few weeks ago, I went on Open Table and made a reservation for dinner at Mythos at 6:30. Now I am seeing that they are lunch-only and usually open only from 12-4. I've tried calling the reservation number at Universal for the past three days and every time I call it says the mailbox is full. This is very frustrating! I just went and made a 3:30 reservation just in case, but is there any way of knowing the restaurant's hours ahead of time? Thanks!
     
  19. damo

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    When the park closes at 6 or 7, Mythos is only open until 4 or so. On Dec. 25, the park is open until 9, so Mythos will be open for dinner.
     
  20. cheryljill

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    Thank you so much, that is good news!
     
  21. xApril

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    If anyone's going soon, definitely look into photographing some of the table-service restaurants in the parks (specifically Lombards, Mythos, and Confiscos) as they have made some changes to the menus. I'm sure Finnegans probably made changes too, but I haven't made it over there.

    I've been to the three over the past few weeks (always forgetting to take pictures of the menu) and I have seen that they have all seemed to change their menus.
     

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