Universal City Walk
ANTOJITOS‒ Mexican. Enjoy authentic Mexican food in a party-like atmosphere, complete with a mariachi band singing Top 40 hits. The restaurant looks like a Mexican market plaza and offers fresh meals such as carnitas lupita with braised pork and enchiladas verdes. www.universalorlando.com. 6000 Universal Blvd., 407.224.3663. EMERIL’S TCHOUP CHOP‒ Hawaiian Fusion. Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse goes Polynesian here with dishes like Robata-grilled pork belly and local snapper served Hawaiian-style. Save room for the signature banana cream pie. Open daily for L and D. www.emerils.com. Royal Pacific Hotel & Resort, 6300 Hollywood Way, 407.503.2467. THE KITCHEN‒ American. Children can hang out on beanbag chairs in the Kid Crib, decorated with lunch boxes and a TV that plays cartoons. Special events include character meals. Open daily for B, L, D. www.universalorlando.com. Hard Rock Hotel, 5800 Universal Blvd., 407.503.2463.