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Easter 2018 at Universal Orlando – complete guide

Easter at Universal Orlando is exactly like how the resort handles that other food- and family-centric holiday, Thanksgiving – none of the theme or water parks hold any celebrations, but the on-site hotels certainly do.

Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock HotelRoyal Pacific Resort, and Sapphire Falls Resort all feature “the perfect Easter brunch,” with a plethora of selections. We’ve broken them all down for you below for your culinary pleasure – just please leave a good word with the Easter Bunny for us.


Portofino Bay Hotel

Trattoria del Porto

Portofino’s tasty restaurant will have a carving station, chilled seafood display, risotto and omelet bar, and a pasta station on hand from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, along with family-friendly entertainment that includes Universal Orlando characters, a live musician, face painter, and balloon artist.

Adults: $65, children (ages 3 – 9): $25.
See the menu.

For reservations, call 407-503-1200 or book online.


Hard Rock Hotel

The Kitchen restaurant

The Kitchen’s “delicious spread” this year will run from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and will include a carving, omelette, eggs benedict, and dessert station. Entertainment is provided in the form of cookie decorating and, of course, a special visit by the Easter Bunny himself.

Adults: $52, children (ages 10 – 14): $24, children (ages 3 – 9): $16.
See the menu.

For reservations, call 407-503-2200 or book online.


Royal Pacific Resort

Islands Dining Room

Islands Dining Room is offering up an all-you-can-eat buffet from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm that includes modern Pan-Asian cuisine and traditional brunch favorites. Entertainment will feature Universal Orlando characters, a face painter, and a balloon artist.

Adults: $56, children (ages 3 – 9): $24.
See the menu.

For reservations, call 407-503-3200 or book online.


Sapphire Falls Resort

Amatista Cookhouse

Easter Brunch at Amatista Cookhouse, which will run from 12:00 to 5:00 pm, will include an “island paradise’s” spread – hickory-smoked seafood, grilled meat at the churrasco station, and more. Entertainment will consist of Universal Orlando characters.

Adults: $56, children (ages 3 – 9): $24.
See the menu.

For reservations, call 407-503-5200 or book online.


For contact information covering Universal’s restaurants not mentioned in this guide (in case you want to ask what they might be serving on Easter), visit our dining reservations page.

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