Universal CityWalk is Orlando’s hottest spot for entertainment
Home to the best of the best in live music, fine and casual dining, shopping, dancing, state-of-the-art cinemas and more, Universal CityWalk is Orlando’s hottest spot for entertainment. Head to Universal CityWalk for great places to eat, movie screens and hot night spots. Plus, Self-parking is Free* after 6pm for all guests.
Our guide to Universal CityWalk
Take in the wonders of The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen, a fantastical steam-punk-themed restaurant, bar and confectionery, or enjoy a meal at the world’s largest Hard Rock Cafe®. Try the unique burger/sushi fusion of The Cowfish® or kick back to the Floribbean fare of Jimmy Buffett’s® Margaritaville®. Whether you want a quick bite after leaving the theme parks, an unforgettable family feast, a romantic dinner for two, or a late-night snack, CityWalk is the one spot with everything you’re craving. You can even sing karaoke in front of a live band with backing singers.
And that’s just the beginning! With fabulous live entertainment, sizzling nightclubs*, an incredible variety of restaurants and shopping, plus a 20-screen movie theatre, CityWalk makes your nights at Universal Orlando Resort every bit as exciting as your days. No matter what kind of fun you’re in the mood for, CityWalk has it all and you can enjoy the lot on a visit to Universal Orlando Resort.
*Some CityWalk venues require ages 21 or older for admission. Does not include admission to Universal Cinemark or Hollywood Drive-In Golf.
Our guide to Universal CityWalk
Hard Rock Live®
The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen
Hollywood Drive-In Golf™
Big Fire Restaurant
NBC Sports Grill & Brew
CityWalk’s Rising Star
VIVO Italian Kitchen
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.™ Restaurant & Market
Bob Marley - A Tribute to Freedom℠
Jimmy Buffett's® Margaritaville®
Frequently Asked Questions for Universal CityWalk
What is CityWalk Orlando?
CityWalk is an entertainment and dining area only a short walk away from Universal's parks.
Is CityWalk on the I-ride trolley route?
The I-ride trolley's closest stop is about 10 minutes walk away from Universal Orlando.
Rides & Attractions
What is there to do at CityWalk?
There is so much to take in at Universal's CityWalk. It is home to incredible restaurants, bars, shops and even a cinema! Whether you are looking for a delicious authentic meal or a yummy sweet treat, live music and entertainment or to pick up some amazing gifts, CityWalk is exactly the place to visit.
What time does CityWalk close?
CityWalk usually closes around 2am. Closing time for the car park and last shuttles back to the Universal hotels are shortly after this.
Is CityWalk open on Christmas Day?
CityWalk is open all year round, although Christmas Day is one of its busiest days.
How do you get to Citywalk Orlando?
Where is Voodoo Doughnuts located at CityWalk?
Voodoo Doughnuts is an incredible doughnut emporium located by Hard Rock Café in CityWalk and a short walk from Universal's Islands of Adventure.
Is parking free at CityWalk?
There is one car park area at Universal for CityWalk and the parks. Parking starts from $25 per day, per car. Parking is free after 6pm (except during Halloween Horror Nights).
What is the fee to access Universal CityWalk?
Access to Universal's CityWalk is free but on select nights some bars charge a cover (entry) charge. If you have a Universal 3 Park Explorer ticket, you won't have to pay a cover charge though!
What is a CityWalk party pass?
The CityWalk party pass is included in the Universal 3-park Explorer ticket. This gives you club-to-club access to Jimmy Buffett's, Margaritaville, CityWalk's Rising Star, Pat O'Brien's, Red Coconut Club, The Groove and Bob Marley - A Tribute to Freedom. If you do not have a multi-day ticket, a cover fee for admission may be charged. You can also purchase a party pass directly.
Food & Drink
Where is there to eat at Universal CityWalk?
There are lots of options for food and drink within Universal's CityWalk! Antojitos is amazing for fresh Mexican food or try CowFish for a mix of meat and Sushi. Check out the iconic Hard Rock Cafe and see memorabilia from the rock legends over the years! For something sweeter, try the Toothsome factory or Voodoo Doughnuts. There is so much to try!
Can you get a butterbeer at Universal CityWalk?
Currently butterbeer is only available in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter within Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure.
Do you have to book CityWalk restaurants?
Most of the time you can just walk up and wait for a table. If there is a large group of you, it may be worth calling the restaurant to check they are able to accommodate you. During busy seasons, please expect to wait a little longer than normal for a table.
Do you need to take ID with you to CityWalk?
It is always best to take photo ID with you whilst in Orlando as most places will be required to check this before admission. The legal age of drinking in the U.S is 21 years and above and as such children may not be allowed in certain venues.
Universal CityWalk Reviews
Lots of bars and restaurants. We eat in Hard Rock Cafe and the incredible Chocolate Emporium.
Trusted Customer reviewed Universal CityWalk 19 Feb, 2024
Lovely atmosphere and enjoyed my meals at Big Fire and the Chocolate Emporium very much
Alison Wyatt reviewed Universal CityWalk 06 Feb, 2024
There’s so much to do at city walk, from restaurants to shops to entertainment and bars, it is suitable for any age and a very relaxed atmosphere.
Trusted Customer reviewed Universal CityWalk 23 Jan, 2024
Loved the variety and the vibe on city walk
Trusted Customer reviewed Universal CityWalk 14 Jan, 2024
Although didn't go anywhere in citywalk there is plenty there
Trusted Customer reviewed Universal CityWalk 13 Jan, 2024
Some Universal CityWalk shows/venues are separately ticketed and some require ages 21 or older for admission with valid photo ID. Not valid for separately ticketed concerts and special events. Restrictions apply and benefits are subject to change without notice.
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