Digging Into Magical Dining 2022
Get a taste of what is in store for you when you dine with us!
If the name wasn't enough of a clue, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining is something of a good fortune. You have more than a week left to discover all the tastes that await you at our Magical Dining locations!
It’s the 17th year of Magical Dining and our restaurants love being part of this program. We’re serving up three-course, prix-fixe dinners for just $40 per person. What makes it even better is that every participating restaurant donates $1 from every meal served. The money is donated to The Able Trust, which is helping to expand employment opportunities for people with disabilities in Central Florida.
Let’s Dig Into Magical Dining at our Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando Resorts.
We’re featuring awesome and diverse dishes this year. Because there are a multitude of options to choose from and decisions can be hard, let’s make this easier and break it down by location.
Loews Royal Pacific Resort - Islands Dining Room
If a tropical island getaway is more your style, we happily suggest our Magical Dining experience at Islands Dining Room for chef-prepared Pan-Asian cuisine.
There may be three different options for each course at all of our hotels, but we sway with an easy breeze toward some island favorites like the crunchy Thai salad or vegetable spring rolls. After your appetizer, we suggest the Singapore Street Noodles for a hearty delight. This is a mixture of all the flavors that light up your tastebuds with ocean vibes and good times.
Speaking of good times, we’ve never heard of a time that wasn't good when it includes crème brûlée, and our ginger crème brûlée is the perfect choice to round off your trip during your island experience.
Learn more about our Magical Dining offerings and make reservations HERE.
Loews Sapphire Falls Resort - Amatista Cookhouse
Yes, we’re still feeling island times over at Amatista Cookhouse, but here we like to “Drhum” to our own beat with authentic Caribbean-inspired cuisine, prepared in our exhibition kitchen. At Amatista Cookhouse, you’ll be transported right into the coastal Caribbean spirit with amazing dishes.
We like to start with one of our all-time favorites, the cookhouse Caribbean cobb salad. This crisp salad will have you “sea-ing” green with rustic cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bacon, grilled pineapple, mixed greens, avocado, jalapeño lime vinaigrette, queso fresco, and pepitas. If your drum is on a different beat, a fun alternative is always the always delicious queso fundido.
We love to follow our apps by feasting on our signature mojo-marinated rotisserie chicken. This savory dish is complemented with a creamy garlic sauce, spicy cilantro sauce, and your choice of multiple mouth-watering sides. To top it all off, we go nuts over the Caribbean rum cake with vanilla cake, spiced rum and coffee, crispy pecan crunch, and house-churned vanilla bean ice cream.
Want to know what else Amatista Cookhouse has to bring to the table? Find out and make reservations HERE.
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel - Mama Della’s Ristorante
At Mama Della’s, we welcome you with the warmest ciao around town (literally)! Expect to be treated like family at Mama’s with great hospitality, Italian cuisine, and live entertainment. A night at Mama Della’s never disappoints la famiglia!
Of course, you have options to start your meal, but one classic that the whole family gets excited about is our calamari fritti! Now that you’ve already begun your tour of Italy, there are three main course options to choose from. We typically choose the path of the pollo alla Parmigiano. As always at Portofino, we like to finish the Italian tour with a taste of ‘la dolce vita’ — the sweet life. In this case, you can choose the chocolate dipped cannoli, Mama’s classic gelato, or a selection of Mama’s sorbetto. All are a great ending to your night in our Italian-inspired seaside village.
Discover all the options on our menu and make reservations at Mama Della’s Ristorante HERE.
Hard Rock Hotel Orlando - The Kitchen
If you’re looking to get your groove on during dinner, there is no better place than The Kitchen at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando. Magical Dining lets you take your entourage on a tasteful tour of American favorites in a rock-themed atmosphere.
Rock stars can be known for “winging it” and we think that makes sense to start your meal. The smoked chicken wings are a great opener to the night’s show! But as we know, the second act can be a difficult choice. We rock out to all of The Kitchen’s main courses, but the ancho marinated bone-in pork chop with apricot mustard, corn purée, sautéed spinach, and carrot butter is always at the top of our playlist. Let’s not forget, the best way to end the night is with a sweet melody and you can’t go wrong with the mascarpone strawberry cheesecake bite.
Want to see the full setlist of all our delicious dishes? Take a look at our menu and make reservations HERE.
No, There’s Not a Spell On You - Magical Dining is Just That Delicious
Don’t miss the last days to experience incredible meals and an incredible deal during Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining. We’ve told you our favorite Magical Dining menu combinations and we’d love to learn yours. Share your experience with us by tagging us on your Facebook and Instagram pics.