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Isla Nu-bar, Jurassic Café to serve up island-inspired fare for Jurassic World – The Ride

by Brittani Tuttle

Universal Studios Hollywood has shared new details on what fans can experience when “Jurassic World – The Ride” opens this summer.

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Isla Nu-bar

One of the new offerings, Isla Nu-bar, takes its name from the fictitious island in the “Jurassic Park” and “Jurassic World” films.

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This standalone, open-air bar will serve up Tiki cocktails in three collectible cups: Etched Tiki, Bamboo-styled Tiki and Tiki God. Whether you get it blended or made-to-order, every drink is garnished with a pineapple leaf and edible orchid flower.

Beverages will include the Tropical Margarita, Piña Colada and Painkiller, along with island cocktails like Tiki Tai, Bird of Paradise, Peach Rum Runner and Mai Tai.

Jurassic Café

The new Jurassic Café will offer a selection of Costa Rican-themed cuisine, inspired by the location of the “Jurassic World” films.

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Menu items will include Sweet Corn Cakes with Slow-Roasted Mojo Pork or Spicy Mojo Jackfruit, Citrus-Glazed Chicken, Fresh Roasted Red Snapper and Isla Burger. Starters will include Chorizo and Potato Empanadas, Crispy Lettuce Leaf Roll with Shrimp, Tropical Fruit Salad and Pomegranate Guacamole with plantain chips. All entrees will come with a green papaya salad and Costa Rica’s national dish, Gallo Pinto – traditional rice and beans.

Jurassic Outfitters

The Jurassic Outfitters shop will offer a variety of collectible merchandise to commemorate the ride’s opening, as well as have some exclusive items.

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Some of these include limited edition T-shirts and hats, drinkware, pins, and amber stones and jewelry. The shop will also carry custom-made, high-end dinosaur sculptures and maquettes replicated the Tyrannosaurus rex, Velociraptor, Dilophosaurus, Styracosaurus, Pachycephalosaurus, and Triceratops. Prices will range up to $1,000.

Slo-mo On-Ride Video Capture

A new feature for Jurassic World – The Ride will be the introduction of slo-mo video capture. The moment that guests plunge down the 84-foot waterfall will be immortalized in video and ready to purchase and receive digitally for fans to post instantly to social media. Keepsake digital images will also be available for purchase.


Jurassic World – The Ride will feature an original storyline that takes guests through the theme park from the film franchise, as well as an appearance by the stars of the films – Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and BD Wong, who will reprise their roles as Owen Grady, Claire Dearing and Dr. Henry Wu, respectively.

No opening date for the attraction has been set just yet, but stay tuned for more updates. In the meantime, visit UniversalStudiosHollywood.com for more information.

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1 comment

Cj Brown June 18, 2019 - 3:41 am

Wow! I’m already impressed with the cocktails (the mugs they come in) and the food selection! 👍

This Ride sounds like a definite (and needed) upgrade! I’ve heard the complaints that Jurassic World “not operational” means USH is losing Park Guests, but I disagree …. Summer has barely started and USH still has time (besides, nobody wants another lame Fast & Furious Supercharged!)

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