Universal Orlando reveals Passholder Appreciation Days secret menu items

Universal Orlando has shared the perks that Passholders can look forward to during Passholder Appreciation Days, taking place at the resort form Aug. 12 – Sept. 30.

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For the first time ever, UOAPs can enjoy more than 30 secret food and beverage offerings, including Glazed Pork Belly Bianco Pizza at Volcano Bay, an Appreciation Thyme cocktail at Universal’s Aventura Hotel, the Loaded Potato Webb at Universal Studios Florida, and more. Passholders can also purchase a new, exclusive Coca-Cola Freestyle souvenir cup and try a new flavor called “Grape Berry Blitz.”


In addition to the secret menu items, Passholders can enjoy other benefits during Passholder Appreciation Days, including Early Park Admission on select days, special discounted nightly rates on select resort hotel stays, 20-percent off on select Universal Express passes, discounts on cabanas and premium seating at Universal’s Volcano Bay, and more.

Check out the full lineup of UOAP-exclusive secret menu items below:

Universal Studios Florida

Finnegan’s Bar & Grill

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  • Loaded Potato Webb – beer-battered crispy potatoes and onions, applewood smoked bacon, melted sharp cheddar cheese, and sliced scallions

Lombard’s Landing

  • Chilled Mediterranean Seafood Salad – fresh red snapper, calamari, gulf shrimp, PEI mussels, lightly poached in extra virgin olive oil, diced Roma tomatoes, and rosemary crostini

Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Comic Strip Cafe

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  • Margherita Pizza Fries – french fries with mozzarella, marinara, Italian tomatoes, balsamic glaze and basil pesto drizzle on top

Mythos Restaurant

  • Shrimp Curry Noodle Bowl – sautéed shrimp with rice noodles, baby bok choy, vegetables, and a Thai coconut curry sauce tossed table side

Confisco Grille

  • Shrimp and Grits – blackened shrimp in a cherry tomato cream sauce with roasted corn bacon relish, served on a bed of yellow ground stone grits with smoked cheddar

Universal’s Volcano Bay

Kohola Reef Restaurant & Social Club and Whakawaiwai Eats

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  • Glazed Pork Belly Biano Pizza – garlic cream sauce, mozzarella cheese, shredded cheddar, parmesan cheese, pork belly, cilantro, and sweet plantains

Universal CityWalk

Voodoo Doughnut

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  • Official Passholders Appreciation Days Doughnut – filled with strawberry lemonade Bavarian cream (will be available starting Aug. 18)

Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food

  • Esquites Salad – roasted corn, jicama, radishes, tortilla strips, ancho spice, pico de gallo, cotija cheese, mixed greens coated with jalapeño mayo
  • Cheese Enchilada – corn tortilla, menonita cheese, salsa verde, queso fresco, ranchero sauces, refried beans, house rice, guacamole, sour cream

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville

  • Buffalo Chicken Sandwich – chicken breast marinated with buttermilk, battered and fried, tossed with buffalo wing sauce, topped with shredded lettuce and bleu cheese dressing, served with fries and pickle
  • Jamaica Mistaka Pork Sliders – three pork sliders on a brioche bun with island coleslaw and pineapple avocado sauce, served with fries


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  • Sesame Chicken Bites – crispy panko-fried chicken bites with sweet-and-sour sesame glaze over a bed of pickled Asian slaw
  • B.A.N.A.N.A. (Banana Brûlée) Milkshake – molto vanilla ice cream, Crème brûlée batter, banana chips, caramel drizzle, topped with whipped cream, crushed vanilla wafers, and brûléed bananas.
  • Sumo Minis appetizer – two tempura battered mini burgers, served on sweet Hawaiian rolls with spicy Asian slaw

NBC Sports Grill & Brew

  • Avocado Toast – flatbread, cajun spice, guacamole, roasted corn, black beans, cherry tomatoes, limes, avocado ranch
  • Double Pork BBQ Burger – bun, slaw, sauce, pulled pork, burger, bacon, fries

Red Oven Pizza Bakery

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  • Mozzarella e Prosciutto – thinly-sliced prosciutto served with fresh mozzarella over a bed of arugula
  • Pizza Nutella – sweet hazelnut spread over crispy pizza crust, topped with strawberries, cookie crumbles and whipped topping

VIVO Italian Kitchen

  • Gnocchi Sorrentina – gnocchi, cherry tomatoes, and mozzarella tossed in marinara, garnished with basil
  • Aglio Olio Peperoncino – spaghetti in garlic and olive oil, tossed with red and yellow peppers, eggplant, and speck, seasoned with Calabrian pepper and parsley

Bread Box Handcrafted Sandwiches

  • AP Club – smoked shaved turkey, shaved ham, fontina, cheddar, parmesan, tomato, bacon, and avocado

Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen

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  • Chicken & Waffle Sliders – layered with lettuce, tomato, fried chicken, strawberry and Sriracha maple mayo with Applewood bacon
  • Chicken Ciabatta – toasted herb ciabatta bread, pesto, arugula, Divina tomatoes, grilled chicken, topped with goat cheese, sherry mushroom sauce, and truffle red onions

Bob Marley – A Tribute to Freedom

  • Rasta Pasta – vegan jerk penne pasta, coconut milk sauce, mixed peppers, squash and zucchini

Cold Stone Creamery

  • Passholders’ Delight ice cream – sweet cream ice cream, caramel, fudge, cookie dough, brownie, chocolate chips, waffle cone


  • Oreo Classic Roll – classic roll, caramel frosting, chocolate sauce, and oreo cookie topping

Hot Dog Hall of Fame

  • Tale of Two Cities – foot-long hot dog, pulled pork, Cole slaw, pickles, BBQ sauce, smoked bacon, pinto beans, grilled onions and peppers, and cheddar cheese

Pat O’Briens

  • Tour of New Orleans – gumbo, red beans, and rice

Red Coconut Club

  • Ketel One Botanical Cucumber Mint Refresher cocktail – Ketel One Botanical Cucumber & Mint vodka, club soda, mint
  • Ketel One Botanical Peach Refresher cocktail – Ketel One Botanical Peach & Orange Blossom vodka, club soda, peach slice
  • Ketel One Botanical Grapefruit Refresher cocktail – Ketel One Botanical Grapefruit & Rose vodka, club soda, grapefruit slice

CityWalk’s Rising Star

  • Rising Star Blood Orange ‘Rita cocktail – El Charro Blanco tequila, Patron Cirtonage tequila, Bacardi margarita base, blood orange syrup, lime, blood orange slice
  • Rising Star Mystically Minted cocktail – Ketel One Botanical Cucumber & Mint vodka, St. Elder Elderflower liquor, and mint

the groove

  • Groove Spiked Lemonade cocktail  – Deep Eddy Ruby Red vodka, simple syrup, pink lemonade, lemon wedge
  • Groove Tropical Breeze cocktail – Don Q Coco rum, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Triple Sec, pineapple juice, and a maraschino cherry


  • AP Candy Bar Frappuccino – Frappuccino roast base, toffee nut syrup, dark caramel, whipped cream, caramel and mocha drizzle
  • Cinnamon Honey Cold Foam Cold Brew – cold brew with vanilla, cinnamon dolce and toffee nut topped with honey cold foam and cinnamon

Universal’s Fresh Eats

  • AP All-Star Slush – cherry, lemonade, and blue raspberry slushes

Universal CityWalk Kiosks

  • Creamsicle cocktail – Pinnacle Vanilla Vodka, orange juice, Sprite, orange slice

Universal Orlando Resort Hotels

Bar 17 Bistro – Universal’s Aventura Hotel

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  • Appreciation Thyme cocktail – vodka, strawberry, thyme, and lemon

To learn more about Universal Orlando’s Passholder Appreciation Days, visit UniversalOrlando.com.


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