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VIVO Italian Kitchen (full-service) at Universal CityWalk Orlando

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VIVO Italian Kitchen
Chefs at work inside VIVO Italian Kitchen (note the cheese-grater light fixtures!)

What is VIVO Italian Kitchen?

From appetizers to dessert, VIVO Italian Kitchen is the dream restaurant for Italian food-lovers of all kinds. Whether you like to play it safe with traditional pizza and pasta, or get authentically exotic with squid-ink seafood and beyond, VIVO’s curated recipes and quality ingredients will satisfy all of your flavorful cravings.

Where is VIVO Italian Kitchen located?

At Universal CityWalk Orlando.

VIVO Italian Kitchen – hours and reservations

VIVO Italian Kitchen is open Thursday through Sunday, from 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm.

Reservations are available to book online.

VIVO calamari appetizer
VIVO Italian Kitchen’s calamari appetizer

Primi

Mussels Marinara – $12.00
White wine, garlic, basil, tomato, with crostini

Meatballs – $12.00
House-made meatballs in marinara

Antipasto – $14.00
Salami, calabrese, prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, imported parmesan, grilled zucchini, caponata, olive tapenade, gorgonzola, provolone, roasted peppers, with crostini

Calamari – $14.00
Flash-fried calamari, lemon-garlic aioli, marinara

Stuffed Flatbread – $9.00
Prosciutto, crescenza cheese, olive oil, arugula, marinara

Beef Carpaccio – $12.00
Shaved raw beef, arugula, grana padano cheese, capers, lemon, mustard, olive oil

Classic Caprese – $12.00
(Vegetarian) Marinated tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, balsamic, sea salt

Mushroom Sauté – $10.00
(Vegetarian) Sautéed mushrooms, sherry, cream, parmesan

Wood-stove Pizza

Quattro Formaggi – $15.00
(Vegetarian) Mozzarella, fontina, Italico, ricotta, sage

Margherita – $14.00
(Vegetarian) Tomato sauce, basil, extra virgin olive oil, buffalo mozzarella

Italian Meat – $17.00
Mozzarella, Italian sausage, pepperoni, San Marzano tomato sauce

Zuppa and Insalata

Minestrone – $5.00
(Vegetarian) An Italian favorite

Pasta Fagioli – $6.00
Sautéed seasonal vegetables, cannellini beans, olive oil

Classic Caesar – $7.00
Romaine, croutons, grana padano, anchovy Caesar dressing

Roasted Beets – $6.00
(Vegetarian) Beets, gorgonzola, spicy walnuts, baby greens, cherry tomato, red balsamic vinaigrette

Pasta

Pasta made fresh daily

Bolognese – $16.00
Classic meat sauce, spaghetti

Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo – $17.00
Grilled chicken breast, parmesan cream sauce, pancetta, peas

Lasagna – $16.00
Pasta layers, bolognese, parmesan, mozzarella, creamy white sauce

Vegan Sausage Pasta – $16.00
(Vegan) Seared vegan Italian sausage, penne, marinara, spinach

Arrabiata – $15.00
(Vegetarian) Spicy tomato sauce, shallots, penne

Pasta Primavera – $15.00
(Vegetarian) Seasonal vegetables, garlic, olive oil, angel hair pasta

Puttanesca – $15.00
(Vegetarian) Olives, capers, tomato sauce, oregano, penne

Linguine and Clams – $19.00
Seasonal clams, red chili flakes, garlic, white wine

Squid Ink Seafood – $21.00
Shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari, white wine, basil, and black spaghetti

Cacio e Pepe – $18.00
Shrimp, pancetta, black pepper, pecorino, bucatini

Bucatini with Meatballs – $17.00
Three house-made meatballs, marinara, mozzarella

Ravioli – $16.00
(Vegetarian) Spinach and ricotta stuffed pasta, tomato concassé, fresh basil

Eggplant alla Norma – $15.00
(Vegetarian) Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, basil, penne

Lamb Ragu – $17.00
Traditional slow-cooked, marinara, spaghetti

Sausage Ragu – $16.00
Italian sausage, marinara, penne

Piatto Principale

Picatta 
White wine, lemon, capers, linguine
With chicken – $18.00
With veal – $21.00

Parmigiano 
Marinara, mozzarella, linguine
With chicken – $18.00
With veal – $21.00

Chicken Saltimbocca – $23.00
Sautéed chicken topped with speck, white wine sage sauce, baby potatoes, asparagus

Marsala 
Sautéed mushrooms, marsala wine sauce, linguine
With chicken – $18.00
With veal – $21.00

Gnocchi Pasta – $16.00
(Vegetarian) Potato gnocchi, three cheese sauce, mushrooms, spinach

Salmon – $24.00
Fresh grilled salmon, orange-fennel, tomato and olive relish, baby potatoes

Short Rib – $27.00
Saffron risotto, asparagus, parmesan

Baked Eggplant Parmigiana – $16.00
Layers of roasted eggplant, marinara, basil, mozzarella

Branzino – $24.00
Seared branzino, shrimp, mussels, and baby scallops, creamy seafood tomato broth

Pork Chop – $26.00
12-ounce grilled pork chop, pear chutney, baby potatoes, asparagus

Pollo Carciofi – $23.00
Pan seared chicken breast, polenta cake, cherry tomatoes, artichoke, broccolini, butter sauce

Bistecca alla Griglia – $28.00
Grilled beef medallions, porcini mushroom sauce, roasted potatoes, asparagus

Kids’ Menu

Spaghetti with Meatball  – $7.49
House made meatball, spaghetti, marinara

Cheese Pizza – $7.49
San Marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella

Pepperoni Pizza  – $7.49
San Marzano tomato sauce, big eye pepperoni, mozzarella

Grilled Chicken Breast  – $7.49
Grilled chicken, choice of applesauce or grapes

Shrimp Skewer  – $7.49
Grilled shrimp skewer, mixed vegetables

Meatball Sandwiches  – $7.49
Two mini meatball sandwiches, marinara sauce

Dessert Menu

Tiramisu – $7.00
Lady fingers soaked in espresso, creamy mascarpone, chocolate shavings

Cannoli – $7.00
Sweet ricotta filling, chocolate chips, pistachios, Luxado cherries

Panna Cotta – $7.00
Vanilla custard with mixed berry coulis

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