Universal Orlando Theme Parks Dining Plan

Universal Dining Plan Information

The Universal Orlando theme parks have announced the Universal Dining Plan giving guests the option to book their meals and snacks when booking a Universal vacation.

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Each day the Universal Dining Plan enables guests to enjoy:

One table service meal (entrée, dining plan dessert, and non-alcoholic beverage)

One counter service meal (entrée and non-alcoholic beverage)

One snack (such as a hot dog, ice cream, or frozen beverage from food carts or counter service locations)

One beverage (from food carts or counter service locations)

How It Works

When Universal guests purchase a vacation package and include the dining plan, they’ll receive a ticket to be exchanged at Universal Orlando Resort for a Universal Dining Plan card.

Guests can pick up their Universal Dining Plan Card at:

The Universal Ticket Desk at any Universal Orlando on-site hotel

The Dining Reservation Center at either theme park or Universal City Walk

Guest Services at Universal Studios or Universal Islands of Adventure theme parks

The Universal Dining Plan is valid at more than 100 dining locations throughout Universal’s theme parks and Universal CityWalk. Guests can check the menu boards at participating locations for items honored by the plan – indicated by the Universal Dining Plan symbol – and present their dining card when placing their order.

Mythos Restaurants, Islands of Adventure

FAQs about the Universal Dining Plan

Q: Can the dining plan be purchased in the park?

A: No, it can only be purchased when booking a Universal Parks & Resorts Vacations package.

Q: Where can guests pick up their Universal Dining Plan card?

A: Upon purchasing your dining plan you will be sent a ticket to exchange when you arrive at Universal Orlando Resort. The ticket can be exchanged for a Dining Plan card at the Dining Reservation Carts or Guest Services at either theme park, Universal CityWalk, or at the Universal Ticket Center Desks at any Universal Orlando on-site hotel.

Q: Can guests substitute a salad or appetizer for the dessert at Table Service restaurants?

A: No, Table Service meals consist of one entrée, one designated Dining Plan dessert, and one non-alcoholic beverage. No substitutions.

Q: Are reservations required?

A: Reservations are not required. Reservations are recommended for all table service restaurants at Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, and Universal CityWalk.

Q: Are gratuities included?

A: No, gratuities are not included; an additional form of payment is needed for gratuities.

Restaurants where Universal Dining Plan is accepted

Universal Studios

Table Service

Lombardi’s Seafood Grille (B L D)

Finnegan’s Bar & Grill (L D)

Monsters Cafe, Universa Orlando

Counter Service

Mel’s Drive-In (B L D)

Beverly Hill Boulangerie (B L D)

Universal Studio’s Classic Monsters Café (L D)

Louie’s Italian Restaurant (L D)

KidZone Pizza Company (L D)

Richter’s Burger Co (L D)

San Francisco Pastry Shop (B L D)


Front Gate Popcorn

La Bamba Veranda Bar

La Bamba Slush

Pantages Soda

Silver Screen Coke®

T2 Beer

Schwab’s Pharmacy

(excluding Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream)

Beverly Hills Boulangerie

Production Central Food

Bone Chillin’

Monsters’ Slush

Twister Hot Dog

Ben & Jerry’s

Turkey Wagon

Graveyard Popcorn

Guido’s Gelato

Louie’s Fruit Stand

KidZone Pizza Company

KidZone Snacks

Men In Black™ ICEE

Expo Eats

E.T.® Soda

Coaster Soda

Animal Planet Hot Dog

Simpsons Slush

Simpsons Popcorn

Simpsons Hot Dog

Squishee ICEE Cart

San Francisco Beer

San Francisco Pastry Shop


Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Table Service

Mythos Restaurant (L D)

Confisco Grille (B L D)

Comic Strip Cafe, Islands of Adventure.

Counter Service

Croissant Moon (B L D)

Cafe 4 (L D)

Captain America Diner (L D)

Comic Strip Café (L D)

Blondie’s (L D)

Wimpy’s (L D)

The Burger Digs (L D)

Pizza Predattoria (L D)

Thunder Falls Terrace (L D)

Fire-Eater’s Grill (L D)

Circus McGurkus Café Stoo-pendous (L D)

Green Eggs & Ham Cafe (L)

Cinnabon, Islands of Adventure


Croissant Moon

Port of Entry® Fruit

Port of Entry Lemon

Arctic Express

IOA Reservation Cart

Hero Turkey

Hero Hot Dog

Hero Lemon

Hero Popcorn

Cotton Candy



Freeze Frozen ICEE

Cathy’s Ice Cream

Toon Popcorn

Toon Beer


Jurassic Park® Slush

Jurassic Park Beer

Jurassic Park Popcorn

Jurassic Park Fruit

Jurassic Park Turkey

Oasis Coolers

Lost Continent Beer

Hop On Pop™ Ice Cream Shop

Moose Juice, Goose Juice

Seuss Popcorn

Seuss ICEE


Universal CityWalk

Universal CityWalk

Table Service

Bob Marley – A Tribute to Freedom (L D)

Pastamoré (D)

Pat O’Brien’s (D)

Red Coconut Club

Counter Service

Pastamoré Marketplace (B L D)


CityWalk’s Rising Star

Hub Cart

Coke® Icon

Dippin’ Dots®

NASCAR® Snacks Cart

Blue Man Group



Blondie's, Islands of Adventure

Additional Information

You can enjoy 2 free days of the Universal Dining Plan when you stay a minimum of four nights at a nearby Universal Partner Hotel. The dining plan is valid in both Universal Orlando theme parks as well as select locations in Universal City Walk.

Offer valid for purchase 6/10 through 8/29/13 and is valid for travel between 8/15-11/24/13 and 12/2-12/19/13.

Vacation package includes:

4-Night accommodations at a Universal Partner Hotel

3-Day Base Ticket – one theme park, per day

2 FREE* Days of the Universal Dining Plan, per person

Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter an hour before the park opens

Plus, travel between 8/15-9/2/13 and receive Early Park Admission to TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D

Vacation packages start from $895 per family of 4, including tax. (That’s less than $56 per person, per day).