top of page
  • Writer's pictureGotta Go Orlando

Check out the Best Signature Cocktails at Universal CityWalk

You gotta love Universal CityWalk, whether your strolling through on the way to one of Universal Orlando's epic theme parks, or your heading out of the parks and looking for something to eat and drink, or even better, your heading straight to Universal CityWalk for a fun night out!


Universal CityWalk is an attraction all its own.A great place to grab a drink and a bite to eat with some friends at one of the many bars and restaurants dotting the entertainment district.


. If you’re looking for unique and signature cocktails that truly capture the spirit of each of the distinct stops along the way, there’s something you — and everyone else you’re with — will love, and thanks to Universal Orlando here is the best Signature Cocktails at Universal CityWalk!


Check out the Best Signature Cocktails at Universal CityWalk


Top pick: Lakeside Punch

On a warm day, there are few drinks more refreshing and delicious than this. A combination of vodka and orange, pineapple, and cranberry juices make this a crisp, citrusy choice to sip with just about any item on the menu.


Check out the Best Signature Cocktails at Universal CityWalk

Honorable mention: PB&J

If you’re looking for a unique and fun twist on your typical Old Fashioned, this drink is for you. The combination of peanut butter whiskey, bourbon, and raspberry liqueur gives you a drink that is a little sweeter than what you might expect, but in a really satisfying way.


Sitting down at the bar and looking out over the fire pits outside is really the ideal way to enjoy this sandwich-turned-drink.




Top pick: Ruby Panther

If you like raspberry lemonade, this drink will be a hit. It is refreshing and doesn’t have a strong alcohol flavor.. It is made with grapefruit vodka, simple syrup, lemon juice, pink lemonade and raspberries.


The outside seating here is great, as well, and offers a gorgeous view from up top.


Check out the Best Signature Cocktails at Universal CityWalk

Honorable mention: The King Lives

This drink is big enough to share, and is very sweet and delicious. It combines rum, banana liqueur, vanilla ice cream, big chunks of banana and peanut butter cups into a boozy treat worthy of the extra sugar intake.




Top pick: Limoncello Collins

This play on the traditional Tom Collins features dry gin, limoncello, simple syrup and lemon juice.


Extra points for the amazing outdoor seating area that lets you enjoy the atmosphere — and people watch!


Honorable mention: The Local

This cocktail features locally-distilled vodka, along with lime juice, agave syrup, and fig and strawberry jam. The jam brings a slight sweetness to the drink that balances with the lime and vodka perfectly.




Top pick: Old Chocolate Fashioned

This drink is made with chocolate whiskey, cherry liqueur, chocolate, and orange bitters. The thing that really stands out is the balance between the chocolate and bourbon — this is something that would even appeal to those who aren’t big bourbon drinkers, but isn’t so sweet that it is a big departure from the Old Fashioned vibe you’d expect.


It’s a great twist on a classic that is executed perfectly.


Check out the Best Signature Cocktails at Universal CityWalk

Honorable mention: Peach Smash

This is a bourbon enthusiast jackpot. It’s made with bourbon, peach puree, lime juice and aromatic bitters, which gives it a nice complexity while still maintaining a bourbon-forward flavor to it.




Top pick: Crimson Derby

This fruity cocktail is a blend of rum, cherry liqueur, simple syrup, lime juice and pineapple juice and is a great option if you prefer a mixed drink to the huge beer selection NBC Sports Grill has.


This is a clear fave if you want to settle in to watch something on game day and munch on pretzel while you drink.


Check out the Best Signature Cocktails at Universal CityWalk

Honorable mention: Southern Margarita

Moonshine is the star of this cocktail, along with triple sec, agave nectar, and fresh orange and lime juice. It makes for an excellent version of a margarita with a deeper flavor profile that is unique without seeming like a totally different drink.




Top pick: Bourbon Horchata

The horchata and cinnamon balance out the bite of the bourbon and make for an authentic-tasting Mexican drink that you can’t find anywhere else.


Plus, being serenaded by the mariachi band while you drink it really adds a whole new level of uniqueness to the experience.


Check out the Best Signature Cocktails at Universal CityWalk

Honorable mention: Pineapple Fire and Ice

This twist on a margarita is made with pineapple jalapeño tequila, agave nectar, fresh lime, and a pineapple ice pop.




Top pick: Pat O’Brien’s Hurricane

If you know, you know. Hurricanes are famous for a reason, and Pat O’Brien’s is the home of the original Hurricane, made with rum and hurricane mix (which is a combination of orange and passionfruit juice).


If you’ve never had this drink from this bar, you’re missing out. It is a must-try for anyone who wants a classic cocktail made by the experts.


Check out the inside of the bar for a fun dueling piano show and a secret outside seating spot to really get the full experience.


Check out the Best Signature Cocktails at Universal CityWalk

Honorable mention: Fuzzy Leprechaun

If the adorable name isn’t enough to pique your interest, this drink is made from the amazing combination of vodka, peach schnapps, blue curacao, and orange and pineapple juice.


It is fruity and delicious without being overly sweet and is a good choice if you’ve had your fill of Hurricanes.





Top pick: Rhythm & Rose’ Mule

This take on the popular drink is creative and delicious. Combining vodka, rosé, passion fruit, green tea, lime and ginger beer, this mule has a crisp, slightly bitter taste that is perfect if you are looking for a cocktail that isn’t too sweet.


Honorable mention: Purple Haze

This drink is a doozy, made from vodka, gin and rum, with sweet and sour mix, lemon-lime soda, and raspberry liqueur. It is tasty and the liquor flavor definitely comes through on this one.




Top pick: Mango Margarita

This particular drink is made with house mango tequila, triple sec, orange juice, house margarita mix and agave.


Check out the Best Signature Cocktails at Universal CityWalk

Honorable mention: Who’s to Blame

This is the signature margarita of Margaritaville and is a classic combination of house tequila, triple sec, and house margarita mix.


It is well-crafted and there’s no better place to sit back and sip this cocktail and take in the atmosphere.




Top pick: One love

This cocktail, made from rum, blue curacao, blackberry liqueur and pineapple juice, is sweet and fruity, and is perfect for mentally transporting you to a warm beach in the Caribbean.


Honorable mention: Uncle Wray’s Rum Punch

Another sweet rum punch, this time featuring white rum, amaretti, crème de banana liqueur and orange and pineapple juices.




Top pick: Rum Forrest Rum

Some drinks find their signature nature in their ingredients, but some get it from their name. This one is a rum punch with two types of rum, pineapple juice, lime juice, orange juice, and grenadine.


Honorable mention: Jenny’s Pink Lemonade

This cocktail is citrus, mandarin, and raspberry vodkas, with passion fruit puree, cranberry juice, and lemonade .


Must be 21 years and older with valid identification to purchase or drink alcoholic beverages.


Thanks to Ashley Carnifax and Discover Universal Blog.


Universal CityWalk Orlando at night

As always, keep checking back with us here at Gotta Go Orlando as we continue to bring you the latest news and information from around Orlando and Central Florida


You can also discover our latest news, views, and more on our socials, follow Gotta Go Orlando on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.


Plus, subscribe to the Gotta Go Orlando YouTube Channel for all the latest from Orlando's Theme Parks, Attractions and more.



Please note:

Some posts may contain affiliate links which means we could earn money if you purchase products or services via our site.

Comments


bottom of page