Food Allergies Or Intolerances? No Problem.
At Universal Orlando Resort®
, we know it can be a challenge to dine out when you or someone you’re with has food allergies and/or intolerances. That’s why we offer a number of dining locations throughout Universal’s Islands of Adventure®
, Universal Studios Florida®
, Universal CityWalk®
and our four on-site hotels where our chefs and culinary staff can accommodate your dietary needs related to:
- Common Food Allergies
- Phenylketonuria (PKU)
- Metabolic Disorders
- A single guest with multiple allergies/intolerances or multiple guests with allergies/intolerances within the same party
Guests with dietary requests associated with the list above or those with venue-specific questions not answered here should use the “Contact Us” link below to communicate with dining locations within Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, Universal Studios Florida® or Universal CityWalk® at least 14 days prior to arrival. Our dining locations will do their best to accommodate guests with food allergies or intolerances but cannot guarantee that they will be able to meet all requests.
If you aren’t able to research dining options ahead of time, don’t worry. You can ask to speak to a chef or manager at any restaurant within Universal Orlando® Resort, or at any of our on-site hotels once you’re here. Let them know which guest in your party has a food allergy or intolerance, and what the allergy/intolerance is. Our culinary staff will make every effort to prevent that allergen from coming in contact with any part of that guest’s meal.
It should be noted, however, that Universal Orlando does not have separate food preparation facilities in which to prepare allergen-free foods. There is occasionally the chance that allergens may have been introduced to one or more ingredients before they reached the kitchens at Universal Orlando—and, on other rare occasions—even inadvertently as the food was being prepared.
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Healthy Dining OptionsKosher MealsBring Your Own Food
Healthy Dining Options
Resort provides healthy and delicious dining options for you and your family while your visit Universal's Islands of Adventure®
. Many of our restaurants and food locations in our theme parks cook with trans-fat-free oil. And at select locations, side options for adults and children include healthy choices. At those locations, Kids Meals come with a choice of fruit or trans-fat-free fries. Adults can select from either a side salad or trans-fat-free fries. When you arrive, please see the theme park guides for more information.
We are pleased to provide kosher menu options for our guests at the following restaurants in our resort: Lombard’s Seafood Grille and Finnegan’s Bar & Grill in Universal Studios Florida®
; Confisco Grille®
and Mythos Restaurant®
in Universal’s Islands of Adventure®
Our kosher menu options include filet of sole, chicken, and Salisbury steak. The price is $29.95 plus tax per meal. Please be advised that quantities are limited, and 72 hours advanced notice is required for preparation purposes. Please call Guest Services at (407) 224-4233, option two (2), with your restaurant choice and entrée selection, to arrange a kosher meal during your visit.
Bring Your Own Food
You’re also welcome to bring your own food with you if you prefer. Simply notify a Security Team Member performing the security bag check at the front gate that you or a member of your party has a food allergy/intolerance. Please do not bring glass, and items should be contained in a soft-sided cooler.
Universal Orlando guests staying at one of our on-site hotels may keep their food refrigerated in their hotel room. During check-in, ask the Front Desk Clerk for a refrigerator to be placed in your room. Note: there will be a fee of $15 per day for use of the refrigerator. Your hotel can give you details. The hotel is unable to accept or hold food in its kitchen on behalf of the guest.
How To Make Dining Reservations
Many of our popular dining locations book up very quickly—especially during holidays and special events. Universal Orlando accepts reservations up to 180 days in advance to help you plan ahead so reserve now and then relax once you arrive.
To make dining reservations online, use the booking widget located on the Reservation Page. To view the restaurants that Universal Orlando Resort has to offer, click here
. If you prefer to make dining reservations over the phone, call 407-224-FOOD for dining locations within Universal’s Islands of Adventure®
, Universal Studios Florida®
or Universal CityWalk®
. To make dining reservations at one of our on-site hotels, please visit the concierge desks located in the lobby of each hotel or call 407-503-DINE for more information.
While speaking with the dining reservation Team Member, let them know about any food allergies or intolerances you or any member of your party would like addressed. Universal Orlando guests under 18 must have their parent or guardian’s permission to call.
Guests with dietary requests associated with the list above or those with venue-specific questions not answered here should use the “Contact Us” link below to communicate with dining locations within Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, Universal Studios Florida® or Universal CityWalk® at least 14 days prior to arrival. Please allow 48 hours for a response.
Vice President, Executive Chef Steve Jayson, CEC
Chef Steve Jayson has been the Universal Executive Chef for 25+ years. He is an award-winning chef who, since high school, has known his calling was in the culinary field. Among his awards are the 2000 American Culinary Federation National Chef of the Year and in 2006 he was inducted into the Orlando Dining Hall of Fame. Universal’s success in offering a variety of high quality dining experiences does not come without a talented and dedicated staff. Our resort’s park and restaurant chefs have at least fifteen years of experience in the culinary field.
Contact us for dietary requests