Neon Nights Loews Royal Pacific

We like to keep things fresh in Orlando, especially when it comes to food. With seven hotels serving up everything from classic comfort food to fine dining, there’s something for everyone that will give your Insta-friends serious #foodenvy. That’s because Universal Orlando Resort is literally a foodie’s paradise. Our chefs are always coming up with fun and delicious ways to keep you coming back for more, so we’ve rounded up their must-try food and drinks for your next visit to the Universal Orlando Resort Hotels.

Orchid Court Lounge & Sushi Bar and Tuk Tuk Market, Loews Royal Pacific Resort

If your idea of zen involves eating amazing sushi, you need to make dinner plans at Orchid Court Lounge & Sushi Bar. Located in the hotel lobby, this newly redesigned dining spot has plenty of open seating, a modern bar and panoramic views, along with an updated menu of sushi rolls, appetizers and Asian-inspired cocktails.

Chef’s Pick: Try the Rainbow Roll paired with the Neon Nights cocktail (Mt. Gay White, Nigori Sake, grapefruit, coconut and Calpico)

Neon Nights Loews Royal Pacific

Orchid Court Lounge & Sushi Bar – Rainbow Roll, Neon Nights

Around the corner in the lobby, you’ll find the all-new Tuk Tuk Market, the perfect place to grab breakfast, lunch or a quick snack. Whether you take your food to go or dine in the bright, open seating area, you’ll find plenty of things on the menu to fill and fuel you up, including coffee, snacks, sandwiches, custom wok bowls, pizza and more.

Chef’s Pick: Indulge in the signature Tuk Tart, a buttery, flaky pastry with tasty fillings like Cookies and Cream

Cookies and Cream Tuk Tuk Tart

Tuk Tuk Market – Cookies and Cream Tuk Tart

Bar 17 Bistro, Universal’s Aventura Hotel

As the one and only rooftop bar at Universal Orlando Resort, we like to take food to another level at Bar 17 Bistro (the 17th to be exact!). Aside from the awesome 360-degree views of the Orlando skyline, the revamped menu is designed for sharing and gathering with your favorite foodies.

Chef’s Pick: Design your own feast for the table with your choice of proteins and sides or order a few small plates to share like the Korean Fried Chicken Wings or Roasted Baby Beets Salad

steak chicken potatoes cauliflower Bar 17 Aventura

Bar 17 Bistro – Bar 17 Steak, Joyce Farms Chicken Breast, Crispy Fingerling Potatoes, Roasted Cauliflower

salad beets chicken wings cocktail Bar 17 Aventura

Bar 17 Bistro – Heirloom Tomato Salad, Roasted Baby Beets Salad, Korean Fried Chicken Wings, Almost Sangria

The Kitchen, Hard Rock Hotel Orlando

Round up your entourage for a night out at The Kitchen where you can eat like rock stars. It’ll be hard to pick from their mouthwatering menu of classic comfort foods, jaw-dropping desserts and amped-up specialties, so feel free to splurge like the rich and famous do. Since actual celebrities have eaten here, it’s not uncommon to feel a little star struck, but the food is the real star of this show.

Chef’s Pick: Turn up the volume on dinner with the Braised Short Rib or Roast Chicken “Herb Provence” Rub

short rib roast chicken The Kitchen Hard Rock

The Kitchen – Braised Short Rib, Roast Chicken “Herb Provence” Rub

Strong Water Tavern, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Rum’s the word at Strong Water Tavern and that’s a serious understatement. With more than 100 types of rum and authentic Caribbean tapas, this is your ticket to a taste of the islands – no passport required.

Chef’s Pick: Explore the colorful flavors of the Tequenos, Chilaquiles and Grilled Octopus, paired with one of our specialty rum cocktails like the Fool’s Gold. Cap off the evening with a very sweet ending – Butterscotch Cake.

Caribbean food Strong Water Tavern

Strong Water Tavern – Chilaquiles, Grilled Octopus, Tequenos

Dessert cocktail Strong Water Tavern

Strong Water Tavern – Butterscotch Cake, Fool’s Gold

Mama Della’s Ristorante, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

If you haven’t met Mama, the namesake of your new favorite Italian restaurant, make a date to spend some quality time with her and be sure to bring your appetite. She has a feast of authentic Italian food waiting for you, all made with the freshest ingredients. You can’t say no to Mama, right?

Chef’s Pick: Order the Lasagna. While it’s not new to the menu, a classic this delicious never gets old.

Mama Della's Lasagna Loews Portofino Bay

Mama Della’s Ristorante – Lasagna