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Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort – photos, menus, & reviews

Location
Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, one of Universal’s on-site hotels

Hours
Breakfast
Monday – Friday: 7am – 11am
Saturday – Sunday: 7am – noon

Lunch
Monday – Friday: 11:30am – 2:30pm
Saturday – Sunday: Noon – 2:30pm

Happy Hour
Daily: 3pm – 6pm

Dinner
Daily: 5pm – 10pm

Style
This is the main full-service restaurant at Sapphire Falls, featuring Caribbean cuisine prepared in an open kitchen. It offers table service breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A breakfast buffet is also available.

Two sentence insider summary
Amatista Cookhouse offers casual dining fit for families or lunch meetings. The restaurant offers beautiful views of the Sapphire Falls lagoon; consider asking for outdoor seating if it’s not too hot.

Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls at Universal Orlando
Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls at Universal Orlando

OI fun fact
In the initial concept art for Amatista Cookhouse, the shelves above the kitchen were to be lined with golden pots and pans. These shelves received regular white plates instead.

Loews Sapphire Falls partners with farmers including Palmetto Creek Farms, Hearts of Christmas Farms, Lake Meadow Naturals, Deep Creek Ranch, and Wild Ocean Mark.

Prices
Entrees are $12 to $20 per person for lunch at Amatista Cookhouse.

Reservations
Online reservations are available here.

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Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort – Breakfast Menu

In addition to the menu below, a breakfast buffet is available for $21.99 plus tax for adults and $11.99 for kids.

Updated: July 20, 2016 | Checked for Accuracy: July 20, 2016

Farm Fresh Eggs

All egg entrees are served with yukon gold breakfast potatoes. Loews Hotels is proud to serve HFAC, American Humane & USDA certified cage free eggs.

Two Eggs Any Style – $12
choice of bacon, sausage, or grilled ham

Custom Three Egg Omelet – $13
(Egg whites available)
choose three: tomatoes, spinach, onions, bacon, sausage, ham, chorizo, peppers, mushrooms, cheddar, American or mozzarella cheese

Huevos Rancheros at Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort
Huevos Rancheros at Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Huevos Rancheros – $13
sunny-side up eggs, corn tortillas, refried beans, steamed rice, avocado, tomato chili sauce

Classic Eggs Benedict – $13
toasted brioche, two lightly poached eggs, Canadian bacon, hollandaise, fresh asparagus

Heirloom Tomato Benedict – $14
English muffin, heirloom tomato, shaved prosciutto, baby spinach, two lightly poached eggs, pesto hollandaise

Paleo Smoked Pork Hash – $14
smoked jerk pork shoulder, sweet potatoes, onion and peppers, two sunny-side up eggs, side of avocado, tomato-arugula salad

Black Angus Steak & Eggs – $18
beef sirloin, apple-wood smoked bacon, two eggs any style

Fried Egg Sandwich – $14
crisp bacon, arugula, tomato and fried eggs on sweetbread toast with melted pepper jack cheese

Griddle

Belgian Waffle at Amatista at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort
Belgian Waffle at Amatista at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Buttermilk Pancakes – $12
cinnamon butter and maple syrup

Belgian Waffle – $12
mixed berries, sweet butter, maple syrup

Fruits & Cereals

Dried Tropical Fruit Granola Parfait – $8
passion fruit yogurt, toasted coconut

Mango Rice Pudding – $8

Banana Split – $10
berries, vanilla bean yogurt, granola sprinkles

Tropical Fruit Platter – $12
mixed melons, golden pineapple, berries, banana nut bread, choice of vanilla yogurt, Greek yogurt, or cottage cheese

Red Hill Groves Grapefruit Half – $5

Mixed Berries – $6

Dry Cereals – $6

Organic Kashi Cereal – $7
with sliced banana or mixed berries add $2

Irish Steel Cut Oatmeal – $6
with raisins and cinnamon

Homemade Granola – $4

Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free Pancakes – $14
mixed berries, sugar-free maple syrup

Gluten-Free Breakfast Tostada – $12
bacon, onions, peppers, two eggs sunny-side up, salsa

Gluten-Free Bagel – $6

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Sugar Donut – $5

Gluten-Free Toast or English Muffin – $5

Healthy Alternatives

Egg White and Smoked Turkey Arepa – $12
baby spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes

Smoked Salmon – $14
toasted multi-grain bagel and traditional accompaniments

Signature Dishes

Allspice Jamaican Fritters – $13
bananas, candied pecans, powdered sugar

Caribbean French Toast – $13
caramelized pineapple, toasted coconut

Hot off the “press”

Seattle’s Best Regular or Decaf Coffee – $4
Cappuccino – $5
Espresso – $4
Double Espresso – $5

Hot Teas

Earl Grey, Hibiscus, English Breakfast, Green Tea, Chamomile, Mint – $3

Juices

Fresh Orange, Fresh Grapefruit – $4
Pineapple, Tomato, Apple, V-8, or Cranberry – $4
Mango, Papaya, or Guava – $4

Fiji Water – small $4, large $7
San Pellegrino – small $4, large $7
Red Bull Energy Drink – $5
Soft Drinks & Iced Tea – $3
Milk – $3
Smoothie – $6

Bread Basket

Amatista’s Continental Breakfast – $12
fresh orange, mango, or grapefruit juice, breakfast pastries with butter and preserves, coffee, tea, or milk

Bagel and Cream Cheese – $4
Toast or English Muffin – $3
Breakfast Pastries – $4
Freshly Baked Muffin – $4

Sides

Two Eggs Any Style – $7
Turkey Sausage Links – $6
Yukon Gold Potato Hash – $4
Hash Browns – $4
Grits – $6
Cottage Cheese or Fruit Yogurt – $6
Greek Yogurt – $5
Turkey Bacon – $6

Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort – lunch and dinner menu

Updated: July 20, 2016 | Checked for Accuracy: July 20, 2016

Appetizers

Fish Ceviche – $14
Florida snapper, red onions, peppers, lime/orange juice, cilantro, jalapeno, avocado, plantain

Empanadas – $9
chicken and queso blanco or black bean, corn and vegetables

Caribbean Wings – $12
jerk spice or hot sauce

Trinidad Curry Crab Cakes – $12
coconut raita sauce

Soup & Salad

Conch Chowder – $6
conch, potato, and vegetables

Sancocho – $6
beef, pork, corn, calabaza squash, yucca, malanga, potatoes

Organic Greens – $12
tomato, avocado, cucumber, pecans, queso fresco, croutons, guava vinaigrette

Caesar Salad – $12
romaine lettuce, croutons, tomato, parmesan cheese, creamy caesar dressing

Grilled Pineapple Salad – $13
frisee lettuce, arugula, grilled pineapple, quinoa, tomatoes, avocado, roasted red pepper, plantain chips, citrus vinaigrette

with Fire Roasted Chicken – $16
with Beef Churrasco Steak – $20
with Grilled Shrimp – $20

Mojo Marinated Rotisserie Chicken from Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort
Mojo Marinated Rotisserie Chicken from Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

From the Rotisserie

Mojo Marinated Rotisserie Chicken – $20
1/2 fresh rotisserie chicken
comes with garlic sauce, spicy cilantro sauce & two sides

Sides

Plátanos Maduros
French Fries
Yucca al Mojo
House Salad

Main Courses (dinner only)

Pan Fried Caribbean Snapper – $27
braised quinoa & cannellini beans, tomato-avocado salad, tostones, lemon ajillo sauce

Seafood al Sofrito – $25
shrimp, mussels, calamari, onions, peppers, jalapeno, olives, sofrito tomato sauce, cilantro rice

Citrus Brined Smoked Pork Chop – $24
black beans & rice, platanos maduros, corn salsa, roasted garlic mojo sauce

Churrasco Steak – $26
boniato puree, grilled asparagus, chimichurri sauce

West Indian Vegetable Curry – $23
steamed white rice, vegetables with coconut curry sauce

Flatbreads & Pizzas

Jerk Spiced Chicken Flatbread – $13
onions, tomatoes, sweet plantain, peppers, scallions, queso blanco, aged cheddar, jerk sauce

Coffee Roasted Pork Flatbread – $13
caramelized onion, smoked poblano peppers, guava paste, blue cheese, citrus, mozzarella cheese

Vegetarian Flatbread – $12
onions, peppers, mushrooms, baby spinach, manchego & mozzarella cheese

Margherita Pizza from Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort
Margherita Pizza from Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Margherita Pizza – $14
fresh mozzarella, plum tomato, basil pesto, aged parmesan cheese

Meat Lovers – $14
chorizo sausage, pepperoni, ground beef, salami, mozzarella cheese

Farmer’s Market Pizza – $13
basil pesto, onions, sundried tomatoes, artichokes, peppers, arugula, parmesan & mozzarella cheese

Burgers & Sandwiches

All burgers & sandwiches served with ZTF french fries, salad, or fruit bowl.

Amatista Caribbean Burger – $17
Angus beef burger topped with roast pork
lettuce, tomato, caramelized onion, sweet plantain butter, cuban roll

Island Fish Sandwich – $15
fresh catch of the day, lettuce, tomatoes, mango-papaya salsa, coconut-pineapple bread

Grilled Portobello Mushroom Sandwich – $13
roasted tomato, caramelized onions, sweet plantain butter, sofrito sauce, queso blanco, cuban roll

Pineapple Rum Cake from Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort
Pineapple Rum Cake from Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Desserts

Coconut Flan – $8

Chocolate Tres Leche – $8

Mango Cheese Cake – $8

Pineapple Rum Cake – $8

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