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Your guide to vegan options at Universal CityWalk

published by Rebecca Manes.

Several vegan options are available at Universal CityWalk locations in California and Florida. These shopping, dining, and movie centers are connected to Universal Studios parks in Hollywood and Orlando, but you don’t need a ticket to enjoy all they have to offer. We’ve rounded out some of the best cruelty-free deals on both sites to help make your day a little easier!

Hollywood

Dairy-free ice cream at Ben & Jerry’s

Stop in for a scoop of almond milk — or a dollop of sunflower butter ice cream. Ben & Jerry’s has a lot of vegan options, and the store always offers a few in those flavors.

Spaghetti Marinara at Boca di Beppo

At Boca di Beppo, many of the pastas are vegan, as are the marinara sauce and garlic-infused olive oil. You can also add some toppings for free – we love the spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, and poached garlic.

Dan Dan Noodles with Mushrooms at Dongpo Kitchen

This tender noodle can be made hot or mild. Help save the animals by choosing this rich and delicious mushroom option.

Beyond Paradise Burger at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville

Are you ready for a vegan cheeseburger in heaven? This comes with dairy-free American cheese and a delicious, egg-free “Paradise Island” sauce, so it’s suitable for cows and chickens. Don’t forget the margarita, of course!

The Grain Bowl at NBC Sports Grill & Brew

For a healthy option, try this bowl filled with mixed grains, peas, sweet potatoes, tofu, and avocado and topped with a spicy peanut sauce.

Vegan chicken nuggets and popcorn at Universal Cinema AMC

You have to snack at the movies, so pick up some animal-free chicken nuggets and popcorn with dairy-free butter at AMC. Professional advicePre-order with the AMC app for express pickup.

Orlando

Vegan donut at Voodoo Donut

Both CityWalk locations have Voodoo Donut Shops, where you can choose from a variety of delicious vegan donuts. Portland cream is one of our favourites.

Shake right side up at the Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen

You better come ready with dessert—this massive vegan milkshake is topped with whipped cream, pineapple, and a huge, upside-down pineapple slice.

Beyond Smokehouse Burger at NBC Sports Grill & Brew

NBC Sports Grill & Brew offers a Beyond Burger stacked with jackfruit barbecue for pulled pork. It even comes with a slice of vegan American cheese.

Hot vegan sandwich in a handmade bread box sandwiches

This hot grilled sandwich comes with vegetables, vegan pepper cheese, and dairy-free basil pesto sauce. Bread Box also offers a vegan brownie rich in chocolate.

Beyond the original orange chicken at Panda Express

A classic Panda Express made without harming the chicken? It’s a tangy sweet option that we love and can be served alongside other vegetarian Panda options like chow mein, white rice, and super greens.


NBThere may be other vegetarian options not listed on this list, and items are subject to availability, so be sure to check with each restaurant to see what is on the menu when you visit.

Simply by choosing vegetarian options, you can help save the lives of countless cows, chickens, pigs, fish and other animals used for food. Learn more about becoming vegan by ordering your free vegan kit today:

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