Universal Orlando Passholder Appreciation Days To Feature Food and Merchandise

Whether you’re ready to show your passholder pride or grab a bite to eat, Universal Orlando Resort will have a variety of ways to show their appreciation to all of their loyal Passholders, including food, merchandise and more.

The Passholder Appreciation magnet is now available for pick up at the UOAP Lounge in Universal Studios and Toon Extra in Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

Secret Menu Items

Here are some fun new food items that will be available to passholders!

Universal Studios Florida

Finnegan’s Bar & Grill | Featured Secret Menu Item

Try the Loaded Potato Webbloaded with beer battered crispy potatoes & onions applewood smoked bacon, melted sharp cheddar cheese and sliced scallions.

Lombard’s Landing

Chilled Mediterranean Seafood Salad (not pictured)

Fresh Red Snapper, Calamari, Gulf Shrimp, PEI Mussels, Lightly Poached in Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Tart Lemon, Diced Roma Tomatoes, and Rosemary Crostini.

Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Comic Strip Cafe | Featured Secret Menu Item

You thought Pizza Fries were good? Wait till you try Margherita Pizza Fries! Crispy french fries with fresh mozzarella, marinara, Italian tomatoes, balsamic glaze and basil pesto drizzle on top!

Mythos Restaurant

Shrimp Curry Noodle Bowl (not pictured)

Sautéed shrimp with rice noodles, baby bok choy, vegetables and a Thai coconut curry sauce tossed table side.

Confisco Grille

Shrimp and Grits (not pictured)

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

Head over to Kohola Reef Restaurant & Social Club and Whakawaiwai Eats to try the mouthwatering Glazed Pork Belly Biano Pizza with garlic cream sauce, mozzarella cheese, shredded cheddar, parmesan cheese, pork belly, fresh cilantro, and sweet plantains!

Universal’s CityWalk

Voodoo Doughnut | Featured Secret Menu Item

There is now an Annual Passholder exclusive donut, filled with Strawberry Lemonade Bavarian cream! The doughnut will be available starting August 18th!

Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food

Esquites Salad (not pictured)

Roasted corn, Jicama, Radishes, Tortilla strips, Ancho spice, Pico de gallo, Cotija cheese, Mixed greens coated with jalapeno mayo.

Cheese Enchilada (not pictured)

Corn tortilla, Menonita cheese, salsa verde, queso fresco, ranchero sauces, refried beans, house rice, guacamole, sour cream.

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich (not pictured)

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 (not pictured)

Three pork sliders on a brioche bun with island coleslaw and pineapple avocado sauce, served with fries.

The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar | Featured Secret Menu Items

Stop by The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar to try their Sesame Chicken Bites and the B.A.N.A.N.A. (Banana Brulee) Milkshake!

The Sesame Chicken Bites are crispy panko-fried chicken bites with a sweet and sour sesame glaze over a bed of pickled Asian slaw.

The B.A.N.A.N.A. (Banana Brulee) Milkshake (not pictured) has molto vanilla ice cream, Crème brulee batter, crispy banana chips, carmel drizzle, and is topped with whipped cream, crushed vanilla wafers, and bruleed bananas.

Also available, try the Sumo Minis appetizer (not pictured) a try with two tempura battered mini burgers, served on sweet Hawaiian rolls with spicy Asian slaw!

NBC Sports Grill & Brew

Avocado Toast (not pictured)

Flatbread, Cajun spice, Guacamole, Roasted corn, Black beans, Cherry tomatoes, Limes, Avocado ranch.

Double Pork BBQ Burger (not pictured)

Bun, Slaw, Sauce, Pulled pork, Burger, Bacon, Fries.

Red Oven Pizza Bakery | Featured Secret Menu Item

Red Oven Pizza Bakery has TWO secret menu dishes! First, try the Mozzarella e Prosciutto (not pictured). It’s thinly-sliced prosciutto served alongside fresh mozzarella over a bed of argula.

Have a sweet tooth? Pizza Nutella. It’s a sweet hazelnut spread over a crispy pizza crust, topped with fresh strawberries, cookie crumbles and a whipped topping.

VIVO Italian Kitchen

Gnocchi Sorrentina (not pictured)

Tender gnocchi, cherry tomatoes and fresh mozzarella tossed in marinara, garnished with basil.

Aglio Olio Peperoncino (not pictured)

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 (not pictured)

Smoked shaved turkey, Shaved ham, Fontina, Cheddar, Parmesan, Tomato, Bacon, Avocado.

Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen | Featured Item

Have you ever seen something so beautiful in your entire life?!

Chicken & Waffle Sliders layered with lettuce, tomato, fried chicken, strawberry & Sriracha maple mayo with Applewood bacon are enough to make me drool!

Order the Chicken Ciabatta (not pictured) with 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 (not pictured)

Vegan jerk penne pasta, Coconut milk sauce, Mixed peppers, squash & zucchini.

Cold Stone Creamery

Passholders’ Delight ice cream (not pictured)

Sweet cream ice cream, caramel, fudge, cookie dough, brownie, chocolate chips, waffle cone.


Oreo Classic Roll (not pictured)

Classic roll, Caramel frosting, Chocolate sauce, Oreo cookie topping.

Hot Dog Hall of Fame

Tale of Two Cities (not pictured)

Foot long hotdog, Pulled pork, Cole slaw, Pickles, BBQ sauce, Smoked Bacon, Pinto beans, Grilled onions & peppers, Cheddar cheese.

Pat O’Briens

Tour of New Orleans (not pictured)

Gumbo, Red beans & rice. 

Red Coconut Club

Ketel One Botanical Cucumber Mint Refresher cocktail (not pictured)

Ketel One Botanical Cucumber & Mint vodka, Club soda, Mint.

Ketel One Botanical Peach Refresher cocktail (not pictured)

Ketel One Botanical Peach & Orange Blossom vodka, Club soda, Peach slice.

Ketel One Botanical Grapefruit Refresher cocktail (not pictured)

Ketel One Botanical Grapefruit & Rose vodka, Club soda, Grapefruit slice. 

CityWalk’s Rising Star 

Rising Star Blood Orange ‘Rita cocktail (not pictured)

El Charro Blanco tequila, Patron Citronage tequila, Bacardi margarita base, Blood orange syrup, Lime, Blood orange slice.

Rising Star Mystically Minted cocktail (not pictured)

Ketel One Botanical Cucumber & Mint vodka, St. Elder Elderflower Liquor, and mint.

the groove

Groove Spiked Lemonade cocktail (not pictured)

Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka, Simple syrup, Pink lemonade, Lemon wedge.

Groove Tropical Breeze cocktail (not pictured)

Don Q Coco rum, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Triple Sec, Pineapple juice, Maraschino cherry.

Starbucks | Featured Secret Menu Items

Check out these two passholder drinks!

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.

*Also available at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure Starbucks locations


Universal’s Fresh Eats

AP All Star Slush (not pictured)

Cherry, lemonade and blue raspberry slushes.

Universal CityWalk Kiosks

Creamsicle cocktail (not pictured)

Pinnacle Vanilla Vodka, Orange juice, Sprite, Orange slice.

Universal Orlando Resort Hotels

Bar 17 Bistro | Featured Secret Menu Item

Visit Bar 17 Bistro on top of Universal’s Aventura Hotel, order the Appreciation Thyme Cocktail with refreshing vodka, strawberry, thyme and lemon.

*Must be 21 years or older to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages.

Dining Discount

Who doesn’t love discounts? If you’re a Universal Orlando passholder, enjoy dining discounts at these locations Aug. 12–Sept. 30!

UOAP Exclusive Souviner Cup

Purchase your cup for $15.99 plus tax at select locations, while supplies last. Passholder Appreciation Days food discounts apply.

Where to Purchase:

Universal’s Islands of Adventure
• Croissant Moon Bakery
• Captain America Diner
• Circus McGurkus Cafe Stoo-pendous

Universal Studios Florida
• Universal Studios’ Classic Monsters Cafe
• Mel’s Drive-In
• Richter’s Burger Co.

Universal’s Volcano Bay
• Kohola Reef Restaurant & Social Club

Coke Freestyle Flavor

If you grab yourself a new souvenir cup, be sure to check out the limited-time flavor, Sprite Grape Berry Blitz.

UOAP Merchandise

Be sure to check out some of the awesome new merchandise opportunities for UOAP. Including this lanyard and t-shirt!

Those are just a few of the perks Passholders will be able to check out during Passholder Appreciation Days, which runs Aug. 12–Sept. 30, 2019. For complete details, be sure to check out the official website here.



Clint Gamache started Thrillgeek back in 2013 to share his love of theme parks, pop culture and other geeky stuff with the world. He can be found on Twitter @iamcgeed

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