top of page
  • Writer's pictureGotta Go Orlando

Universal Orlando 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval - Complete List of Food & Drink

It's not long now until the biggest party of the year kicks off at Universal Orlando Resort.


The parade, the beads, the music, the tribute store, and the highlight for many, the food and drink,


Menus have been released for the 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval festival at Universal Orlando Resort.


Here's the complete list of everything you can eat and drink at this year's Mardi Gras Celebrations, don't et for stomach fail you!!



Universal Orlando 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval Food and Drink


Belgium Menu

Food

Liège Waffle Berries and Cream(V): pearled sugar waffle, topped with strawberries, whipped topping, and strawberry and cream crumbs

Liège Waffle S’mores: pearled sugar chocolate chip waffle, topped with marshmallow cream, chocolate sauce, and graham cracker crumbs

Brussels Frites(GS, VG): crispy seasoned fries served with Andalouse and Joppiesaus sauces


Beverages

Orval Trappist: complex malt flavor combined with prominent fruitiness and an earthy herbal, peppery bitterness

Rochefort Trappist: full bodied with strong notes of plum, raisin, and black currant


Universal Orlando 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval Food and Drink


Brazil Menu

Food

Picanha Skewers(GS): beef sirloin cap, with chimichurri, smoked salt, and pão de queijo

Linguiça Skewers: grilled Brazilian sausage with pão de queijo

Chicken Coxinha: tear drop chicken fritters

Brigadeiros Trio(GS, PS, V): Brazilian classic with condensed milk, cocoa powder, chocolate sprinkles, and hazelnuts


Beverages

Mango Caipirinha: Pirassununga Cachaça, Bols orange curaçao with lime juice, mango nectar, syrup, and simple syrup

Guava Caipirinha: Pirassununga Cachaça combined with guava nectar, lime juice, simple syrup, mint extract, and a pinch of salt


Universal Orlando 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval Food and Drink

Universal Orlando 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval Food and Drink


Canada Menu

Food

Canadian Snowshoe Maple(VG): fried sweetened dough, cinnamon sugar, and maple syrup

Poutine with Short Rib Gravy: crispy fries with short rib, cheese curds, and brown gravy

Candied Maple Bacon(GS, PS): chewy Maple taffy covered pork belly with chopped peanuts and chocolate

Canadian Snowshoe Nutella®(TNS, V): fried sweetened dough, Nutella®, sugar, and chopped toasted hazelnuts


Beverages

Slocum Maple Smash: sweet and refreshing combination of New Amsterdam vodka, lemon juice, maple syrup, and cardamom bitters

Collective Arts: New England style IPA, Simcoe and Mosaic hops

Maple Lemonade: simple yet refreshing mix of maple syrup and lemon juice

Crawfish Boil



Central City Menu

Food

Crawfish & Shrimp Boil(GS): mixed bag of crawfish, shrimp, andouille sausage, potatoes, and corn on the cob

Crawfish Boil (GS): mixed bag of crawfish, andouille sausage, potatoes, and corn on the cob

Shrimp Boil (GS): mixed bag of shrimp, andouille sausage, potatoes, and corn on the cob

Beignets(V): sweet fried pastry dusted with powdered sugar


Beverages

Category 5 Punch: Myers’s Dark rum, Cruzan Aged Dark rum, passionfruit purée, mixed with grenadine, orange and lime juice

Abita Purple Haze(VG): a lager brewed with real raspberries, wheat malts, and Wanguard hops

Oh Baby: this custom brew is bursting with vanilla and cinnamon flavors on a base of sweet yet roasty malt


Universal Orlando 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval Food and Drink


Colombia Menu

Food

Colombian Empanadas(GS): crispy corn masa beef and chicken empanadas, served with aji picante

Arepas de Queso(GS, V): white corn masa cake with queso blanco


Beverages

Refajo: refreshing and authentic mix of light beer and Colombiana soda

Coco Loco: Limonada de Coco spiked with rum and tequila

Limonada de Coco: Limeade sweetened with coconut cream

Choladas(V): shaved ice with sweetened condensed milk, mango, strawberry sauce, wafers, and Lulo syrup


Universal Orlando 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval Food and Drink


Denmark Menu

Food

Rød Pølse: Danish red hot dog, with curry remoulade, pickled cucumber, and crispy onions

Frikadeller Meatballs with Danish Gravy: beef and pork meatballs in a creamy gravy, topped with apple butter and dill


Beverages

Mead Flight: Viking Blod, Odin’s Skull, and GI. Dansk Mjod

Odin’s Skull: composed of honey, sour apple juice, hops, and cinnamon

GI. Dansk Mjod: sweet and semi-dry notes of ginger and the sweetness of honey

Viking Blod: sweet honey flavors evolving into cinnamon, clove, and citrus

Carlsberg(VG): full bodied Danish pilsner with a hoppy aroma and flavor


Universal Orlando 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval Food and Drink


France Menu

Food

Muffaletta Crepe: savory crepe filled with olive relish, mortadella, salami, ham, mozzarella, Cajun mayo, arugula, and sesame seeds


Beverages

Domaine Paul Buisse Chinon: highly aromatic robust, intense with silky tannins that produce a lovely finish

Dopff & Irion Crustaces Blanc: crisp medium bodied, with notes of peach, wet stone, and minerality

Bertrand Cote Des Roses Rosé: dry rosé with notes of grapefruit, stone fruit, and crisp apple

Wine Flight

Domaine Paul Buisse Chinon, Dopff & Irion Crustaces Blanc, and Bertrand Cote Des Roses Rosé



French Quarter Bar Menu

Beverages

Oh Baby: this custom brew is bursting with vanilla and cinnamon flavors on a base of sweet yet roasty malt

Category 5 Punch: Myers’s Dark rum, Cruzan Aged Dark rum, passion fruit purée, mixed with grenadine, orange and lime juice

Abita Purple Haze(VG): a lager brewed with real raspberries, wheat malts, and Wanguard hops

Goombay Smash (TNS): Cruzan Aged Dark rum, Don Q Coconut rum, Grand Marnier, Coco Lopez cream of coconut, mixed with pineapple, orange and lime juices




French Quarter Menu #1

Food

King Cake(V): traditional cake with cinnamon swirl icing and colored sanding sugar

Beignets(V): sweet fried pastry dusted with powdered sugar


Beverages

Abita Purple Haze(VG): a lager brewed with real raspberries, wheat malts, and Wanguard hops

Oh Baby: this custom brew is bursting with vanilla and cinnamon flavors on a base of sweet yet roasty malt



French Quarter Menu #2

Food

Twisted Frank with Cheddar Sauce(GS): stuffed twisted tater, foot-long hot dog, spicy white cheddar sauce and your choice of seasoning

Twisted Frank(GS): stuffed twisted tater with a foot-long hot dog and your choice of seasoning

Twisted Tater (GS, VG): fried spiralized potato topped withyour choice of seasoning:

seasoned salt (VG)

garlic parmesan (V)

sour cream & chives (V)

ghost pepper (VG)


Beverages

Goombay Smash: Cruzan Aged Dark rum, Don Q Coconut rum, Grand Marnier, Coco Lopez cream of coconut, mixed with pineapple, orange and lime juices

Category 5 Punch: Myers’s Dark rum, Cruzan Aged Dark rum, passion fruit purée, mixed with grenadine, orange and lime juice

Abita Purple Haze: a lager brewed with real raspberries, wheat malts, and Wanguard hops

Oh Baby: this custom brew is bursting with vanilla and cinnamon flavors on a base of sweet yet roasty malt



French Quarter Menu #3

Food

Jambalaya(GS, SES): mixed rice, andouille sausage, chicken, shrimp, peppers and tomatoes topped with a crawfish

Shrimp Gumbo (SES): stew of shrimp, andouille sausage, bacon, and trinity over white rice

Beverages

Category 5 Punch: Myers’s Dark rum, Cruzan Aged Dark rum, passionfruit purée, mixed with grenadine, orange and lime juice



French Quarter Menu #4

Food

Fried Green Tomato Po Boy (V): flash-fried green tomatoes, lettuce, onions, pickles, Cajunremoulade, served with Cajun kettle chips

Crown Cookie (V): vanilla short crust cookie dipped in dark chocolate and sprinkles

Beverages

Category 5 Punch: Myers’s Dark rum, Cruzan Aged Dark rum, passionfruit purée, mixed with grenadine, orange and lime juice

Chicken Schnitzel with Kasespaetzel



Germany Menu

Food

Chicken Schnitzel with Käsespätzle: fried chicken thigh cutlet served with baked spätzle and beer cheese sauce

Potato Pancakes (V): crispy potato and parsnip pancake with apple butter and sour cream


Beverages

Reissdorf: light brew with minty, hop aromas; sweet vanilla malt flavors and a crisp, dry, cedary finish

Warsteiner Pilsener (VG): pale golden pilsner with a clean refreshing taste balanced with hints of barley malt, yeast tones, and mild hoppy bitterness

Weihenstephaner Helles: easy drinking with full flavor, light body and clean crisp finish

Tucher Helles Hefe Weizen

Gaffel Kolsch

Ayinger Celebrator


Universal Orlando 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval Food and Drink


India Menu

Food

Pav Bhaji(V): spiced vegetable stew served with a toasted King’s Hawaiian roll

Onion Bhaji(V): curry spiced crispy onion fritter with green chutney dipping sauce

Gulab Jamun with Rose Water Syrup(TNS, V): fried dough balls soaked in saffron and rose water syrup, with chopped pistachios


Beverages

Nimbu Pani: lime juice, mint extract, a pinch of salt and pepper, and our house made garam masala syrup

Aam Panna: lemon juice, mint extract, a pinch of salt and pepper, and our house made amchur syrup


Universal Orlando 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval Food and Drink


Indonesia Menu

Food

Indonesian Style Chili Crab with Fried Mantou(SFS): fried soft shell crab tossed in a sweet & spicy crab stew, served with fried sweet buns

Nasi Goreng(SFS): Indonesian style fried rice with egg, Thai fried shallots, cucumber, and a prawn cracker

Bubur Ketan Hitam(GS, TNS, VG): Indonesian purple sticky rice pudding with coconut condensed milk, mango, and shaved toasted coconut


Beverages

Bali Punch: Batavia Arrack Van Oosten Indonesian rum, guava and lime juices, simple syrup, mint extract, and Peychauds bitters

Java Cooler

Batavia Arrack Van Oosten: Indonesianrum,grapefruit and lime juices, and simple syrup




Japan Menu

Food

Ube Ice Cream Sesame Bubble Waffle Cone(V): ube soft serve ice cream served in a toasted black sesame bubble waffle with cookie crumbs, pocky, and a Meiji panda cookie

Nikuman Bun Sampler(TNS): trio of soft fluffy steamed buns filled with char sui park, teriyaki chicken, and a sweet coconut matcha custard

Okonomiyaki: savory cabbage and bacon pancake topped with Kewpie mayonnaise, hoisin, cilantro, sesame, and katsuobushi


Beverages

Japanese Highball: Nikka Days Japanese Whisky and Perrier sparkling mineral water

Hakutsuru Chika(VG): light bodied and slightly dry with light aromas of honey and sugarcane

Hakutsuru Draft (VG): fruity yet dry in a classic Japanese style. Aromas of sweet rice, nuts, pear, green melon, coconut and light cream

Joto One Cup: combining tradition and innovation in one delicious sake, light and fresh, notes of juicy green grape and watermelon

Choya Sparkling Umeshu: tart Japanese Ume with back notes of citrus and white peach

Kirin Ichiban: light bodied with aromas of sweet malt and crisp flavors of citrus

Sapporo Silver: refreshing lager with crisp and refined flavor and a clean finish

Calpico Mini Bottles: sweet and tangy with a smooth texture



Italy Menu

Food

Tour of Italy Arancini Flight: tomato basil with marinara, mushroom with garlic cream sauce, and seafood served with basil pesto

Gelato Stuffed Pressed Brioche

Ice cream sandwich pressed to order:

OREO® & mint (V, TNS)

Nutella® & vanilla (V, TNS)

Strawberry (V)


Beverages

Bollini Pinot Grigio (VG): intense varietal aromas with a fragrant bouquet and elegant, fruity, and floral flavors

Bertani Valpolicella: notes of red fruit, cherry, raspberry, and strawberry

Fantinel Extra Dry Prosecco: exotic stone fruits and nutty elements combine with bright minerality and the scent of wet slate

Tondo Soave Monte (VG): bright and clean, with delicate yellow apple and floral notes



Mardi Gras Hits Menu - Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Food

Jambalaya(GS, SFS): mixed rice, andouille sausage, chicken, shrimp, peppers and tomatoes topped with a crawfish

Shrimp Gumbo(SFS): stew of shrimp, andouille sausage, bacon, and trinity over white rice


Beverages

Category 5 Punch: Myers’s Dark rum, Cruzan Aged Dark rum, passion fruit purée, mixed with grenadine, orange and lime juice

Oh Baby: this custom brew is bursting with vanilla and cinnamon flavors on a base of sweet yet roasty malt



Mexico Menu

Food

Tacos Al Pastor: pork al pastor off the spit with pineapple, pickled red onion, and habanero mango sauce

Baja Shrimp Ceviche Tostada(SFS): marinated shrimp with avocado crema and a crispy blue corn tortilla

Vegan Churros(TNS): crispy cinnamon sugar vegan churros with coconut nectar and chocolate sauce

Elotes(V): char-grilled corn, jalapeño mayo, ancho chili powder, cotija cheese, cilantro


Beverages

Grapefruit Paloma: El Jimador tequila, grapefruit juice, lime juice, simple syrup, and a pinch of smoked sea salt, finished with Fresca soda

Modelo Especial(VG): pilsner style lager, characterized by an orange blossom honey aroma with a hint of herb

Modelo Chelada Lime(VG): Modelo’s authentic Mexican beer with the flavors of lime and salt for a crisp and refreshing taste

Modelo Chelada Pineapple(VG): Modelo’s authentic Mexican beer with sweetness of pineapple and a dash of spice

Modelo Chelada(VG): a classic michelada-style beer with authentic flavors of tomato, salt, and lime




New Orleans Desserts Menu - Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Food

Beignets(V): sweet fried pastry dusted with powdered sugar

King Cake(V): traditional cake with cinnamon swirl icing and colored sanding sugar


Beverages

Category 5 Punch: Myers’s Dark rum, Cruzan Aged Dark rum, passion fruit purée, mixed with grenadine, orange and lime juice

Abita Purple Haze: a lager brewed with real raspberries, wheat malts, and Wanguard hops





New Orleans Menu #1 - Universal CityWalk

Food

Shrimp and Smoked Cheddar Cheese Rice Grits(SFS): Sauteed shrimp, Tasso ham and trinity, in a pan sauce, over smoked cheddar cheese rice grits

Yakamein(SFS): Braised beef, poached shrimp, and a seven-minute egg, over noodles with a spicy beef broth


Beverages

Category 5 Punch: Myers’s Dark rum, Cruzan Aged Dark rum, passion fruit purée, mixed with grenadine, orange and lime juice

Oh Baby: this custom brew is bursting with vanilla and cinnamon flavors on a base of sweet yet roasty malt



New Orleans Menu #2 - Universal CityWalk

Food

Cauliflower Dirty Rice(GS, VG): Riced cauliflower, Gardein® crumbles, black eyed peas, and Cajun spices

Crawfish Etouffee(SFS): Creamy crawfish and vegetable stew, over white rice

Beverages

Category 5 Punch: Myers’s Dark rum, Cruzan Aged Dark rum, passion fruit purée, mixed with grenadine, orange and lime juice

Abita Purple Haze: a lager brewed with real raspberries, wheat malts, and Wanguard hops

Alcapurria




Puerto Rico Menu

Food

Mofongo Trio(GS): a mix of smashed plantains, bacon, chicharrónes with shrimp criolla, crispy chicken thigh, and mayo ketchup

Alcapurrias(GS): crispy green banana and yautia masa, filled with picadillo beef, served with mayo ketchup

Vegan Alcapurrias(GS, VG): crispy green banana and yautia masa served with mayo ketchup


Beverages

Classic Piña Colada (TNS): Cruzan light rum, Coco Real cream of coconut, with lime and pineapple juice

Piragua: shaved ice with your choice of flavorings:

crema

coco (TNS)

frambuesa

tamarindo

Ponche(V): non-alcoholic Welch’s® grape juice mixed with sweetened condensed milk and blackberry extract




Universal Orlando 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval Food and DrinkUniversal Orlando 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval Food and Drink


Spain

Food

Paella Mixto: saffron yellow rice, chorizo, squid, mussels, and shrimp

Spanish Bocadillo: serrano ham and drunken goat cheese with parsley sauce, on a gently pressed baguette

Leche Frita(V): crispy fried condensed milk, vanilla, and cinnamon


Beverages

Sangria Flight: sangria tinto, sangria blanco, and sangria rosado

Sangria Tinto: our red sangria with Flaco Tempranillo, Torres 10 brandy, Ferrand dry curacao, lemon juice, orange juice, blackberry extract, and simple syrup

Sangria Rosado: our rosé sangria with Marq Caceres Rioja Rosé, New Amsterdam gin, strawberry mix, and a pinch of smoked sea salt

Sangria Blanco: our white sangria with Honoro Vera Rueda, Bacardi light, pineapple and lemon juices, simple syrup, pineapple extract, lemon bitters and a pinch of salt


Universal Orlando 2023 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval Food and Drink


Trinidad and Tobago Menu

Food

Crab & Dumplings(SFS, TNS): curried chickpeas, spicy bara flatbread, micro cilantro, and mango chutney

Chickpea Doubles(VG): curried chickpeas, spicy bara flatbread, micro cilantro, and mango chutney

Pholourie(VG): deep fried spicy split pea dough with turmeric, curry powder, and a side of tamarind chutney


Beverages

Carib: a full-bodied golden brew with a rich combination of malt and hops

Shandy Ginger: Carib brewed beer combined with a zing of ginger

Shandy Lime: Carib brewed beer combined with a kick of lime

Shandy Sorrel: Carib brewed beer combined with the spicy sweetness sorrel with a kick of lime



Taste of the Mediterranean Menu - Universal CityWalk

Food

Crepe Suzette(V): topped with a Grand Marnier orange sauce

Grilled Octopus with Potatoes(GS, SFS): marinated grilled octopus with tomato, oregano, and lemon herb rice


Beverages

Francois Montand Brut Sparkling: aromas of white flowers and citrus fruit give way to a creamy and smooth palate with flavors of freshly baked bread, golden delicious apples, and Meyer lemons

Bertrand Corbieres Heresie: a velvety texture with a balanced finish, notes of fresh fruit, morello cherry, wild raspberry, and spices

Mas La Chevaliere Cabernet Sauvignon: intense fruit concentration laced with developed tannic structure, good intensity and nice, juicy mouthfeel

French Wine Flight: Francois Montand Brut Sparkling, Bertrand Corbieres Heresie, Mas La Chevaliere Cabernet Sauv

Monograph Agiorgitiko: Nemea grapes present a smooth body and complex aroma of prickly pear, pomegranate and butterscotch

Monograph Assyrtiko: youthful with refreshing acidity with notes of citrus fruits, honeysuckle, lemongrass, and stone fruit with a touch of salinity


GS- Gluten Sensitive

VG- Vegan

PS – Peanut Sensitive

SFS – Seafood Sensitive

TNS – Tree Nut Sensitive

V – Vegetarian


* Consuming raw or undercooked meals may increase your risk of foodborne illness



Comentários


bottom of page