Top 5 Table Service Restaurants at Universal Orlando Resort Hotels – Theme Park Best

Each week, we ask you, our readers, to vote for your favorite food, ride, land, or activities at theme parks around the world. This week, we’re at the Universal Orlando Resort, looking for your Top 5 table service (sit down) restaurants in a Universal Orlando Resort Hotel.

Royal Pacific Resort

For the purpose of this poll, a restaurant that is considered ‘table service’ utilizes a server to bring out your meal and drinks to your table, as well as buffet-style sit-down dining. These are the official winners of the resorts at Universal Orlando:


5. The Kitchen

The Kitchen is a rock ‘n’ roll themed establishment at the Hark Rock Hotel. This rockin’ restaurant is covered with celebrity memorabilia, making the perfect backdrop for any meal, morning or night. From the famous mac and cheese to unlimited mimosas, this place is ready to hit the spot.

Prices range from $12 to $24 for breakfast and lunch, and $16 to $42 for dinner, with the breakfast buffet costing $23 for adults.

Our reporter Banks Lee took on The Kitchen Challenge in a previous episode of the show, check it out here.

4. The Palm

The Palm, located at the Hard Rock Hotel, pays homage to the restaurant of the same name in newspaper district of Manhattan. This high-end restaurant, with a reputation based on their prime aged steaks and Nova Scotia lobsters, gives guests a place to taste authentic Italian-American meals.

Prices range from $25 to $99 for dinner.

3. Bice Ristorante

Bice Ristorante is located at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel and offers fresh daily-made pasta, inspired by Beatrice Ruggeri herself. Bice offers authentic Northern Italian meals like seafood fettuccini and veal scaloppini, with a picturesque setting on the waterfront of the Portofino Bay Hotel.

Prices range from $23 t0 $38 for dinner.

2. Jake’s American Bar

Jake’s American Bar, located at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, is a full service bar that pays homage to Jake McNally, a key part of the story of the Royal Pacific Resort. This full service bar offers unique bites like the Crawfish Chowder, with classic bar food like beef and cheese fries and hot wings, along with other bites like the barbecue brisket.

Prices range from $13 to $35 for lunch and dinner.

Mama Della's Ristorante

1. Mama Della’s Ristorante 

Mama Della’s Ristorante, located at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, invites guests in for an Italian meal made for the family. From filet mignon to rack of lamb, or perhaps pollo alla parmigiano and fettuccine alfredo, everything Italian is waiting for a round-the-table meal. These dishes offer authentic tastes from Tuscany, Naples and Piemonte, and come complete with an extensive wine list.

Prices range from $20 to $38 for dinner.

Chris (@movieguy84 on Twitter): “Mama Della’s at Portofino Bay is amazing! The atmosphere, and music take you right to Italy. And their calamari and chicken parmigiana is the best I’ve had.”

Our readers and viewers are some of the most knowledgeable theme park fans and experts out there, and thanks to their votes, we have our top five table service meals at Universal Orlando Resort Hotels. Be sure to follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram to share your voice in our next poll.

Check out our previous Theme Park Poll, Top Table Service Restaurants at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World, here.


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  1. So glad to see Mama Della’s snap up first place. So good. Excellent food and wine with serenading singers to boot.