Universal Studios Orlando is in all probability the world’s foremost movie and TV based theme park. This place is a child’s ultimate dream come true and an adult’s golden ticket to let loose and fill themselves with a sense of childish wonder. This amusement park has something unique to offer for everyone who cares to pay a visit.
Watch your favourite movie characters come to life, when you embark on amazing adventures with them, whilst fighting the evil forces. Explore the extraordinary world of animation and film in a whole new way. Whether it’s a ride on the Hogwart’s Express or an adventure with E.T, dodge an alien attack with the Men in Black or take a ride down the memory lane with the Simpsons.
With more than 50 rides, there are endless options for you to choose from.
But like any other amusement park Universal Studio Orlando would be quite incomplete if it didn’t offer you a whole lot of options to choose from when it comes to a good dining experience.As with any other avenue, one always tends to get confused when offered too many options to choose from.
So here’s where we come in, we bring to you our selection of the top 5 places to eat, at Universal Studios Orlando. Take a look!
#1. The Leaky Cauldron
Straight out of a Harry Potter movie, the Leaky Cauldron depicts the rustic and shady looking pub and inn where Mr. Potter had spent a few nights in the third installation of the Harry Potter series, The Prisoner of Azkaban. The Leaky Cauldron has on offer quite an extensive British spread, ranging fromBangers and Mash to Toad in the Hole, Cottage Pie and Fisherman’s Pie.
The ever popular Split Pea Soup, and Fish and Chips are also available here. Desserts have also been included in the menu, Chocolate Potted Cream and Sticky Toffee Pudding are quite popular among the guests. For breakfast the likes of Apple Oatmeal with Yogurt and Fruit and eggs etc., are also available.
A trip to the Leaky Cauldron would definitely be incomplete if you don’t end up trying some Butterbeer or some other magical concoction, like theFishy Green Ale or the Wizard’s Brew or the Dragon Scale, the latter two being alcoholic drinks.
#2. Bumblebee Man’s Taco Truck
Craving some good old fashioned Mexican street food? Look no further cause the Bumblebee Man’s Taco Truck is the place to go for some lip smacking, finger licking, good food. Feel free to choose from the likes of Korean Beef Tacos, Carne Asada Tacos, Chicken Tacos and much more! Freshly prepared and complete with mouth-watering flavours, this Mexican joint provides a much welcomed break from the traditional park fairs. For a price ranging between $7 and $9 its quite affordable too!
#3. Finnegan’s Bar and Grill
This Irish-American puboffers some of the best food in Universal Studios, Orlando and that too for some very reasonable prices. The Finnegan’s Bar and Grill is a full-service restaurant in the New York section of the theme park.Choose from some authentic Irish dishes like the Shepherd’s Pie or Guinness Beef Stew, or feel free to try one of their classic salads, burgers or steaks.
Preparations like the Tipperary Corned Beef Sandwich are bound to transport you to another realm altogether.With good service, great food and the occasional live music, Finnegan’s Bar and Grill is definitely a winner among the crowds.
#4. Universal Studios Classic Monsters Café
With themed dining areas like Dracula’s Castle, the Swamp and the Flying Saucer, the Universal Studios Classic Monsters Café offers a very unique dining experience to all those who dare to visit. This place is themed as an homage to all of Universal’s long and fairly rich horror movies background. So don’t be taken aback by the creepy outdoor and indoor décor cause this place offers some great crowd favourites like the rotisserie chicken, pizza, pasta, brisket, salads and ribs.
So walk in for a mouth-watering and off beat dining experience.
#5. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant & Market
Based on the Bubba Gump food chain from the historic movie Forest Gump, this rustic yet charming joint offers some of the most heart-warming, home style cooked food in the park.
The menu includes comfort foods like the classic fried chicken, to the award winning baby back ribs preparation, some beautifully cooked fresh fish dishes, topped off by some lovely homemade desserts.
Could it get any better? We guess not. Gluten-free and Kid’s menus are also available here.
So walk in to refresh your memory on the legendary movie and pick some movie merchandise and enjoy the beautifully cooked home style dishes, which are complete with the same warmth you get from enjoying a homemade meal.