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Strong Water Tavern (full-service bar) at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

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Cozy lounge seating and big screen TVs at Strong Water Tavern at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort
Cozy lounge seating at Strong Water Tavern at Sapphire Falls Resort

What is Strong Water Tavern?

Strong Water Tavern is the main bar and lounge restaurant at Sapphire Falls Resort, with an emphasis on rum and tapas-style dining options. It specializes in rum tastings, which feature a personalized rum captain and can be as simple or elaborate as you’d like. The restaurant also features a large television that’s perfect for watching sporting events.

If you’re interested in a more scenic experience, you can choose to sit on the outdoor patio, which offers an outdoor fire pit and lagoon waterfall views. If your timing is right, you can even catch a decent view of Universal Studios Florida‘s Cinematic Celebration!

Where is Strong Water Tavern located?

At Sapphire Falls Resort, one of Universal Orlando Resort’s hotels.

Strong Water Tavern – hours and reservations

Strong Water Tavern is temporarily closed due to COVID-19.

Strong Water Tavern – OI fun fact

Strong Water Tavern at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort
Learn about the rum served at Strong Water Tavern, Sapphire Falls Resort

Strong Water Tavern doubles down on the rum-haven theming, right down to informational booklets that delve into the story and history of the tasty beverage.

Bites

Ceviche

Made with raw fish

Florida Ceviche – $16.00
Snapper, Cape Canaveral red shrimp, scallops, seasonal fruit, mango purées

Seafood Tostada – $13.00
Shrimp, scallops, snapper, red onion, garlic, avocado, cilantro crema

Little Havana

Arroz con Pollo – $10.00
Pulled chicken, sausage, onions, garlic, peppers, tomatoes, peas, yellow rice

Ropa Vieja – $10.00
Shredded beef, garlic, onions, peppers, sofrito sauce

Jamaica and Bahamas

Curry Goat – $12.00
Garlic, onion, Scotch bonnet peppers, curry potatoes, mango slaw, and thyme

Curry Chicken – $10.00
Mango chutney

Beef Steak Empanada – $10.00
Onions, carrots, and potatoes, spicy green garlic sauce

U.S.V.I.

House-made Black Angus Beef Sliders – $14.00
Two beef sliders, caramelized onions, cheese

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Tenders – $10.00
Cabbage slaw, steak fries, hot sauce

Cheese Board – $35.00
Three seasonal cheeses with accoutrements and grilled bread

Postres

Tres Leches Cake – $8.00

Mexican Spice Chocolate Cake – $8.00

Salted Caramel, Toffee and Fig Bread Pudding – $8.00
With rum raisin ice cream

Guava and Cheese Pastellitos – $8.00

Beers

Bottled Beers

Budweiser – $7.00

Bud Light – $7.00

Fat Tire Amber Ale – $7.50

Peroni – $7.50

Samuel Adams Boston Lager – $7.50

Corona Extra – $7.50

Corona Light – $7.50

Heineken – $7.50

Coors Light – $7.00

Miller Lite – $7.00

Voodoo Ranger IPA – $7.50

Lagunitas IPA (heavy) – $7.50

Presidente Light – $7.50

Banks – $7.50

Session Lager – $7.50

Kalik – $7.50

Draft Beers

Voodoo Ranger IPA – $8.50

Big Storm Brewing Tropical Pressure Florida Ale – $8.50

Blue Moon – $8.50

Bud Light – $8.00

Stella Artois – $8.50

Michelob Ultra – $8.00

Goose Island IPA – $8.50

Yuengling – $8.00

Wines

Sparkling

Lunetta Prosecco – $12.00 glass; $44.00 bottle
Veneto, Italy

Sparkling Santa Margherita Rosé – $22.00 glass; $68.00 bottle
Treviso, Veneto, Italy

Ca’del Bosco Cuvée Prestige Rosé – $95.00 bottle
Lombardy, Italy

Tattinger Brut – $98.00 bottle
Champagne, France

Piper-Heidsieck Brut – $32.00 glass; $120.00 bottle
Reims, France

Perrier-Jouët, Grand Brut – $125.00 bottle
Epernay, France

Pommery Brut Royal – $110.00 bottle
Champagne, France

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label – $150.00 bottle
Reims, France

Sauvignon Blanc

Invitation – $9.00 glass; $34.00 bottle
California

Sterling Vineyards – $36.00 bottle
Napa, California

Brancott – $12.00 glass; $45.00 bottle
Marlborough, New Zealand

Kim Crawford – $64.00 bottle
Marlborough, New Zealand

Blank Stare by Orin Swift – $78.00 bottle
St. Helena, California

Daou – $14.00 glass; $54.00 bottle
Paso Robles, California

Patient Cottat Anciennes Vignes, Sancerre – $68.00 bottle
Loire, France

Chardonnay

Invitation – $9.00 glass; $34.00 bottle
California

Wente – $10.00 glass; $45.00 bottle
Livermore, California

Landmark Overlook – $10.00 glass; $52.00 bottle
Kenwood, California

Z Alexander Brown Uncaged – $54.00 bottle
Napa, California

Sonoma-Cutrer – $60.00 bottle
Sonoma, California

La Crema – $14.00 glass, $64.00 bottle
Sonoma, California

Mannequin by Orin Swift – $90.00 bottle
St. Helena, California

Stag’s Leap Hands of Time – $17.00 glass; $70.00 bottle
Napa, California

Daou Estate – $70.00 bottle
Paso Robles, California

The Calling – $70.00 bottle
Sonoma, California

Other Whites

Torresella, Pinot Grigio – $10.00 glass; $36.00 bottle
Venice, Italy

Saint M, Riesling – $11.00 glass; $42.00 bottle
Pfalz, Germany

Jean-Luc Colombo Bleu – $9.00 glass, $44.00 bottle
Provence, France

Santa Margherita, Pinot Grigio – $60.00 bottle
Santa Margherita, Italy

Stemmari, Moscato – $11.00 glass, $44.00 bottle
Sicily, Italy

Three Pears, Chenin Blanc – $12 glass; $48.00 bottle
California

The Inquisitor – $11.00 glass; $40.00 bottle
Western Cape, South Africa

Grgich Hills Fumé Blanc – $70.00 bottle
Napa, California

Miraval Rosé – $60.00 bottle
Provence, France

Cantina Mesa Giunco Vermentino – $60.00 bottle
Sardinia, Italy

Blindfold by Orin Swift – $70.00 bottle
St. Helena, California

Cocktails

Revivers

All juices squeezed daily

Tavern Grog – $14.00
Strong Water rum, pimento dram, Demerara sugar, citrus

Daiquiris – $14.00
Diplomatico Planas rum – shaken, not frozen. Choose from classic, Hemingway, blackberry, breakfast

Mule – $14.00
Rum, vodka, or bourbon, house-made ginger beer

Cuba Libre – $14.00
Ron del Barrilito 2-Star rum, barrel-aged cola syrup, lime zest

Last Typhoon – $15.00
Don Q añejo, pineapple, passionfruit, grapefruit

Fountain of Youth – $15.00
St. Augustine Rum, Clement Créole Shrubb, lime, agave

Rum Revival – $16.00
El Dorado 5, Mount Gay Black Barrel, blueberry-basil shrub, citrus

Rum Marathoner – $15.00
Plantation white rum, Giffard Banane de Bresil, lime, orgeat

Cayman Island Iced Tea – $15.00
Grey Goose vodka, Aviation gin, Patron Silver, Clement Créole Shrubb, Strong Water rum, lemon juice, hibiscus tea, Sprite

Old Cuban Mojito – $14.00
Bacardi 8, lime juice, mint leaves, Champagne

Witch Doctor – $14.00
La Favorite Ambre rum, pinot noir, smoked apple syrup, passionfruit

Fools’ Gold – $15.00
Brinley’s Gold Shipwreck spiced rum, St. Germain elderflower liqueur, lemon, honey

Tots

House-infused rum shots and backs

Squall – $14.00
Mango, Ting’s

Seasonal Rum Infusion – $15.00

Tempest – $15.00
Spiced, lager

Open Water – $15.00
Pineapple-jalapeño, Blue Moon

Vista – $16.00
Limoncello, McKenzie’s black cherry cider

Selection of Spirits

Custom rum flights available at market price. Starred items are not included in rum flights.

Spanish Islands

Bacoo 5 – $12.00
Dominican Republic

Brugal Añejo – $12.00
Dominican Republic

Brugal Extra Dry – $12.00
Dominican Republic

Brugal Extra Viejo – $15.00
Dominican Republic

Kirk & Sweeney 12 Year – $12.00
Dominican Republic

Kirk & Sweeney 18 Year – $13.00
Dominican Republic

Kirk & Sweeney 23 Year – $15.00
Dominican Republic

Matusalem 15 – $12.00
Dominican Republic

Matusalem Platino – $9.00
Dominican Republic

Don Q 151 – $12.00
Puerto Rico

Don Q Añejo – $12.00
Puerto Rico

Don Q Cristal – $10.00
Puerto Rico

Ron Barcelo – $9.00
Dominican Republic

Ron del Barrilito 2-Star – $10.00
Dominican Republic

Ron del Barrilito 3-Star – $10.00
Puerto Rico

Ron Barcelo Imperial 30 Year* – $42.00
Dominican Republic

Facundo Neo – $15.00
Puerto Rico

Facundo Eximo – $20.00
Puerto Rico

Facundo Esquisito* – $36.00
Puerto Rico

Facundo Paraiso* – $75.00
Puerto Rico

Bacardi 4 – $12.00
Puerto Rico

Bacardi 8 – $15.00
Puerto Rico

Bacardi 10 – $20.00
Puerto Rico

Bacardi Limitada* – $38.00
Puerto Rico

Spiced and/or Flavored Rum

Plantation Stiggins’ Pineapple – $15.00
Jamaica

Rhum Clément Créole Shrubb – $12.00
Martinique

Kraken – $12.00
Multi-island

Sailor Jerry – $9.00
Multi-island

Kronan Swedish Punsch – $12.00
Sweden

Oak & Palm – $15.00
St. Petersburg, Florida

Brinley Gold Shipwreck Spiced – $12.00
St. Kitts

British Islands

Cockspur Old Gold – $12.00
Barbados

Cockspur VSOR – $15.00
Barbados

Mount Gay Black Barrel – $10.00
Barbados

Mount Gay Silver – $10.00
Barbados

Mount Gay XO – $15.00
Barbados

Mount Gay 1703* – $30.00
Barbados

Mount Gay Eclipse – $10.00
Barbados

Gosling’s – $12.00
Bermuda

Seven Fathoms – $13.00
Grand Cayman

Appleton 21* – $55.00
Jamaica

Appleton VX – $12.00
Jamaica

Hamilton Jamaican Black – $12.00
Jamaica

Plantation 2002 – $21 .00
Barbados

Plantation Original – $12.00
Barbados

Plantation Overproof – $12.00
Barbados

Plantation White – $9.00
Barbados

Pusser’s Rum – $12.00
Barbados

The Real McCoy 3 Year – $10.00
Barbados

The Real McCoy 5 Year – $15.00
Barbados

The Real McCoy 12 Year – $22.00
Barbados

The Real McCoy Limited Edition* – $30.00
Barbados

Smith and Cross – $12.00
Jamaica

Hamilton St. Lucia Pot Still – $12.00
St. Lucia

Pusser’s Gunpowder 109 Proof – $27.00
Guyana/Trinidad

Pyrat XO Reserve – $16.00
Anguilla

French Islands

Damoiseau Blanc – $15.00
Guadalupe

Damoiseau VSOP – $16.00
Guadalupe

Damoiseau XO – $25.00
Guadalupe

Clément Homére – $30.00
Martinique

Clément VSOP – $15.00
Martinique

Clément XO* – $60.00
Martinique

Duquesne Élevé Sous Bois – $15.00
Martinique

JM Rhum Blanc 100 – $15.00
Martinique

JM Rhum Vieux 86 – $15.00
Martinique

Neisson Ambre – $16.00
Martinique

Neisson Blanc – $15.00
Martinique

Neisson Reserve Especial – $25.00
Martinique

La Favorite Ambre – $14.00
Martinique

La Favorite Blanc – $16.00
Martinique

La Favorite Vieux – $18.00
Martinique

USA/International

St. George Cali Agricole – $24.00
California

St. Augustine – $18.00
St. Augustine, Florida

Banks – $12.00
Multi-island

Banks 7 – $15.00
Multi-island

Papa’s Pilar Blonde – $10.00
Multi-island

Papa’s Pilar Dark – $16.00
Multi-island

Dos Maderas PX – $18.00
Spain

Raw & Unfiltered – $16.00
Key West, Florida

Miami Club – $12.00
Miami, Florida

Mainland

Ron Zacapa 23 – $21.00
Guatemala

Ron Zacapa Negra – $28.00
Guatemala

Ron Zacapa XO* – $35.00
Guatemala

El Dorado 5 – $9.00
Guyana

El Dorado 12 – $13.00
Guyana

Hamilton 151 Overproof – $13.00
Guyana

Flor de Caña 4 – $10.00
Nicaragua

Flor de Caña 7 – $12.00
Nicaragua

Flor de Caña 18 – $21.00
Nicaragua

Abuelo 7 – $12.00
Panama

Abuelo Centuria* – $55.00
Panama

Caña Brava – $12.00
Panama

Caña Brava 7 – $15.00
Panama

Botran 1893 Solera 18 – $16.00
Guatemala

Dictador Reserva 12 – $16.00
Colombia

Dictador Reserva 20 – $22.00
Colombia

Oak & Cane Gold – $14.00
America

Grander 8 – $12.00
Panama

Grander 12 – $21.00
Panama

Diplomatico Reserva – $12.00
Venezuela

Diplomatico Exclusiva Reserva – $16.00
Venezuela

Diplomatico 2004* – $35.00
Venezuela

Diplomatico Ambassador* – $75.00
Venezuela

Santa Teresa 1796 Solera – $18.00
Venezuela

Angostura 5 – $12.00
Venezuela

Strong Water – $12.00
Guyana

Yaguara Cachaca Branca – $16.00
Brazil

Yaguara Cachaca Blue – $16.00
Brazil

Yaguara Cachaca Ouro – $16.00
Brazil

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Strong Water Tavern
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by Brian on Strong Water Tavern
Over Priced Small Plate (Is very small)
Date Of Last Visit: 7/25/2016

Food wise its good, your not going to get bad quality. What you are going to get is little food for very high prices for what you get. They could make these prices about half for the expense it costs them. If they are going to stick to "small plates" style lower the prices to about 10 dollars or 8 dollars each plate. You will still make money. You have to order like 3 things to actually feel like you eat something. Yes I understand its a resort setting, but to be honest at vivo "premier" Italian restaurant on city walk, you can go to emeril's I can get a full meal, desert, and have pasta made from scratch paying less or same as Strong Water. Its over priced for what your giving. Increase the portion size to a normal small plate size and you might get away with the prices your charging,

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