Top Places to Eat at SeaWorld Orlando

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From fine dining to a quick snack, we've got you covered...
Heading to SeaWorld Orlando and can't decide where to eat? Check out our rundown of the best places to grab some lunch at this amazing park...

Best Snacks in SeaWorld Orlando

Edy's Ice Cream Parlor

Tuck into a selection of delicious sweet treats at Edy’s Ice Cream Parlor, located by the park entrance. If you are craving something to cool you down from the Florida heat, this is the place to be. Here you can find 14 tasty flavours of ice cream to choose from, brownie sundaes and a range of fun flavoured milkshakes, this place serves some of the best food in SeaWorld. There is something for everyone!


Mama’s Pretzel Kitchen

Mamas Kitchen Pretzel

Think you know pretzels? Well, you haven’t lived until you’ve tried one of Mama’s pretzels in the outdoor patio area near to the Shamu Stadium. Great for a quick lunch on the go at SeaWorld, Mama’s Pretzel kitchen offers a range of sweet and savoury pretzel options including the famous Mama’s Meatball Pretzel Twist and the Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Nuggets. The pretzel dough is one of the softest and gooiest doughs you’ll ever taste and goes down great with a craft beer or frozen cocktail.


Rita’s Italian Ice


Rita's Italian Ice is a popular American chain restaurant and they have recently made a splash in SeaWorld Orlando by opening this brand new quick serve location. They are now providing some extra chilly option for guests to cool down from the Florida sun. Located close to the thrilling coaster Manta, here you can find a selection of refreshing frozen drinks, Italian ice and frozen custards!

Captain Pete’s Island Hot Dogs

If you fancy something more savoury, head to Captain Pete’s Island Hot Dogs to try Nathan's World Famous Hot Dogs. This quick serve also offers delicious fries for you to pick at, as well as a selection of soft drinks and specialty beverages to quench your thirst.

Panini Shore Cafe 

Another convenient savoury snack choice is the Panini Shore Cafe, part of the all-day dining deal and located opposite the Stingray Lagoon. Indulge in a variety of tasty grilled paninis, featuring fillings such as ham, turkey, chicken pesto or mozzarella and tomato. Treat yourself to a delectable chocolate chip cookie afterward. This quick serve is located next to SeaWorld Orlando's only hyper coaster, MAKO, so make sure you eat after you ride this intense rollercoaster!

Sweet Sailin' Candy Shop

We recommend heading back towards the entrance of the park for dessert, as this is where you will find Sweet Sailin’ Candy Shop. Here you can enjoy a variety of flavours of dippin’ dots, funnel cakes, as well as freshly made fudge, candy apples and other yummy treats to suit your cravings.


Best Restaurants in SeaWorld Orlando

Shark’s Underwater Grill

Shark's Underwater Grill

If you’re looking for somewhere to mark a special occasion, you’re shark-mad or you just want to try one of the best restaurants at the Orlando theme parks, then you have to check out Shark’s Underwater Grill. The award-winning restaurant is located near to the MAKO roller coaster and features a wrap-around floor-to-ceiling aquarium filled with majestic sharks for you marvel at while you eat. The atmosphere truly makes this one of the best restaurants in SeaWorld Orlando. Careful though, you won’t be the only one being watched as you tuck into delicious steak and seafood under the watchful gaze of these beautiful creatures!


Dine with Orcas

Dine with Shamu

The opportunity to dine with a killer whale doesn’t come along very often so when it does, you have to take it! Dine with Orcas is one of SeaWorld’s signature experiences, offering amazing food with an equally amazing opportunity to dine next to a killer whale (and potentially get a bit wet!). The whale’s trainer will talk you through some of the most interesting and fun characteristics of killer whales as you eat as much as you like from the delicious and varied buffet. Make sure you pre-book your Dine with Orcas experience so you don't miss out. 


Voyager’s Smokehouse

If you thought ahead and bought an all-day dining deal, you can’t miss Voyager’s Smoke House where you can tuck into some of the best barbecue food of your life. It’s a meat feast at this casual dining restaurants, with menu highlights including a BBQ chicken platter, spare rib platter and chicken Caesar salad. For children there’s a special kid’s menu and, if you have the all-day dining deal you can also help yourself to a free soft drink.


Waterway Grill

Another restaurant which is on the all-day dining deal, Waterway Grill is a great place to go for lunch if you want a sit down meal without too much fuss. The menu has a diverse range of options inspired by the regions around the Amazon, so there is something to suit everyone's tastes! From grilled churrasco steak to crispy chicken tender platters, you will leave empty plates with a smile on your face.

Lakeside Cantina Mexican Grill

Sit beside a 600-gallon aquarium and tuck into delicious Mexican cuisine alongside the coastal-inspired decor and panoramic views. Select from a variety of tasty tacos, rice bowls or perhaps indulge in a bacon queso burger! Additionally, Lakeside Cantina Mexican Grill’s menu features chicken nuggets for the little ones seeking a simpler option. This restaurant is also included on the all-day dining deal.


Some of these great restaurants are included on the all-day dining deal, which is a great way to save money on dining for your day at the park. If you have you heart set on eating at a certain restaurant, be sure to make reservations in advance as they can get booked up! To eat at any of the SeaWorld restaurants you will need valid park tickets, so make sure to pre-book these before you go.


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